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Save money on petrol and help improve the environment

Dundee Travel Active is helping to save you money on your travel costs and to improve the environment in our city.

The Scottish Government has provided Dundee City Council with funding to help promote less polluting travel options. By doing so, we hope to improve air quality and do our bit for global carbon emissions. We're working throughout Dundee to ensure that harmful emissions from vehicles are reduced.

Dundee City Council is modifying roads and junctions where these can reduce delays. Bus companies are investing in new vehicles to reduce their emissions. This page will show you how you can do your bit for the city's environment, and probably save money too!

Petrol up to 15% off

Most drivers waste money on their petrol or diesel. You don't need a new car to start saving: just drive more economically.

On average, drivers can save 15% on their fuel costs. How?

  • Change up gears early, so your engine works most efficiently
  • Drive more smoothly, anticipating road conditions ahead
  • Drive a bit slower; it's probably safer too
  • Reduce unnecessary drag from roof bars and boxes; take them off when you're not using them
  • Check your tyres, as underinflated tyres use more fuel

For more information, look on the Smarter Driving pages at: www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/Travel

Petrol up to 30% off

Public transport is convenient and cheap for many journeys. Dundee has an excellent public transport system, with a modern fleet of buses fitted with CCTV, state of the art bus shelters and high quality timetable information. National Express Dundee operates the majority of services in the city and Stagecoach Strathtay operates services from Dundee into Angus and Perth & Kinross. Single fares start at 80 pence and you can travel anywhere in Dundee all week for around £10.00.

dundeetravelinfo.com is the website dedicated to travel in and around Dundee. Use the journey planner to find information specific to the journey you want to make. Alternatively, phone Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 2233. Lines are open 24 hours a day, every day.

Petrol up to 100% off

Walking or cycling can be the quickest way for local journeys. It's a great way for most of us to get some of the exercise we need and it's free!

Dundee has many good walking and cycling routes. To find out the best way to get about on foot or by bike (including how to avoid some of the hills) visit dundeetravelinfo.com

There is a range of support available if you are less confident about getting out and about by yourself.To find out more, contact the Dundee Healthy Living Initiative on 01382 435824 or see the What's On section of their website www.dundeehealth.com

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