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environment - green travel...
Why not let public transport take the strain out of getting to work and save on emissions.
Find out and plan your route via bus or train with Traveline South West
Some enquires have been received regarding car sharing and we are therefore looking at creating a database of people that would be interested. Please could you email your details; (name, preferred time of travel and area etc) if you are interested
Until that is set up why not check out Hampshire's car share
Yes, it's obvious! But half of the journeys we make are less than two miles long – the perfect length for a decent bit of exercise.
With fuels costs up and down, why not save money and help the environment by trying these top driving tips from the energy saving trust. If that's old news take the eco-driving test and see how you score...
Britons illegally dump 994 cars a day. Report abandoned vehicles to the Eco Salvage project at http://www.ecosalvage.com/
Use retread car tyres instead of buying new. Retread Manufacturers Association: http://www.retreaders.org.uk
For action and excitement, forget flying - you've got convenient options close to home. If you're mountain biking, sailing, or rock-climbing, cut your journey time and enjoy some of Britain's beautiful countryside.
With high-speed rail networks spreading across Europe, the delights of cities like Prague, Paris and Amsterdam are easily accessible by train. For old-style romance and excitement, grab a sleeper service.
For those two weeks in the sun, choosing Spain over Thailand will cut the impact of your flights by 80%, and reduce the jetlag. For an even greener option, take the train - there are high quality sleeper services from Paris to Barcelona and Madrid.
If you were to travel from London to Edinburgh you could reduce your impact on CO2 emissions by two thirds by taking the train instead of flying
If everyone who flies three or more times a year were to take one less return flight across Europe, it would save as much energy as taking nearly half a million cars off the road for a year.