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For regular bus services from Derby, Nottingham, Loughborough and Leicester to East Midlands Airport. Smartgo is pleased to recommend the Skylink service.

nwleicssCorporate partnership with Go Travel Solutions provides range of workplace travel discounts and promotions to encourage shift to more sustainable transport options

East Midlands Airport has committed to a three-year partnership with Leicester-based sustainable transport specialist consultancy, Go Travel Solutions. The company will offer travel planning services and workplace travel discounts for 6,700 staff and tenants at the Airport site near Castle Donington.

The partnership includes travel discounts for public transport, cycling and car hire through membership of the Smartgo North West Leicestershire workplace travel scheme. Go Travel Solutions will also support East Midlands Airport with research services for travel to work surveys to inform future travel planning development and will offer business engagement with around 90 tenant employers. The Airport will also be a member of the sub-regional Smartgo Steering Group including local authorities, employers and key travel providers.

L-R: Dewayne Browne, Business Developer, Go Travel Solutions; Robin Pointon, Managing Director of Go Travel Solutions; Colleen Hempson, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at East Midlands Airport; and Andy Cliffe, Managing Director of East Midlands Airport

Recent research undertaken by University of East Anglia (UEA) suggests that active commuters felt better able to concentrate and under less strain than when travelling by car.

It was highlighted that going by public transport was preferable to driving, data from 18,000 UK commuters over 10 years suggested.


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