Use public transport network to travel sustainably and earn BetterPoints
Brighton & Hove City Council have partnered with BetterPoints to run the 'Move for Change' rewards campaign.
The challenge is designed to encourage residents and workers to 'ditch the car' and make more active and sustainable travel choices in Brighton and Hove. It runs from the 1st Feb 2021 to 31st Jan 2022.
Throughout campaign users can earn and win BetterPoints (and trade them at retailers for offers and discounts) by making use of the local public transport operators for active and sustainable travel.
Find out more about the fantastic transport providers participating in the Move for Change campaign below:
BTN Bikeshare is a public bike hire scheme and one of the best ways to see Brighton and Hove. BTN Bikeshare makes it easier to get around Brighton and Hove whether you are a commuter, resident or just visiting. To get riding create an account on the BTN Bikeshare website or through the Social Bicycles mobile app.
Brighton & Hove Buses
Brighton & Hove Buses operate 289 buses across a network of 73 routes with 2,000 bus stops, serving the urban area of Brighton and Hove and connecting the city to Crowborough, Eastbourne, Lewes and Tunbridge Wells. They do this safely and comfortably, reliably and consistently. And they do this sustainably, too, on a fleet of buses designed and built to have the lowest possible impact on air quality. Combined with Metrobus, from June 2018 to July 2019 Brighton and Hove Buses were responsible for 67.5 million passenger journeys around our region. That’s roughly the equivalent of one journey for every person in the U.K. Brighton & Hove Buses took people to work and to school, to gigs and to hospital, on first dates and to interviews. To give birth, to graduate, and to celebrate Pride. They move to the rhythm of life.
The Big Lemon was born in 2006 when a group of people got together in a pub in Brighton. They chatted about public transport and decided to set up a Community Interest Company to provide affordable and environmentally-sustainable bus services in the local area. They now operate six local bus services in the Brighton and Hove area and a wide variety of coach services both locally and nationally. Their mission is to enable everyone to get around their community in an affordable, enjoyable and environmentally-sustainable way. Originally running all the buses on recycled waste cooking oil from local restaurants, The Big Lemon launched the UK’s first solar-powered electric bus in 2017 and are now converting their entire bus fleet to electric. Electricity to power the buses is provided by solar panels on the roof of the bus depot.
Compass Travel has been serving Sussex for over 20 years, from small beginnings they are now the largest independent operator in South East England with 90 buses serving Brighton, East and West Sussex and Surrey. In Brighton they operate their CityBuzz branded vehicles on services 37 and 37B linking Meadowview and the Bristol Estate with the city centre, railway station and Royal Sussex County Hospital. Their CityBuzz buses use the latest technology with environmentally friendly Euro 6 engines, next stop announcements and USB charging points. They accept contactless payment as well as all the Saver tickets offered and accepted by the other bus companies in Brighton.
Metrobus operate 4 key services into Brighton from Crawley, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill, with frequent services between Royal Sussex and Prince Royal hospitals. They do this safely and comfortably, reliably and consistently. And they do this sustainably, too, on a fleet of buses designed and built to have the lowest possible impact on air quality. Combined with Brighton & Hove Buses, from June 2018 to July 2019 Metrobus were responsible for 67.5 million passenger journeys around our region. That’s roughly the equivalent of one journey for every person in the U.K. Metrobus took people to work and to school, to gigs and to hospital, on first dates and to interviews. To give birth, to graduate, and to celebrate Pride. move to the rhythm of life.