Transport case studies
Learn more about Climate Challenge Fund projects involving transport through video features and downloadable case studies.
The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) has supported projects that aim to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging members of their community to change their mode of transport to a lower carbon option. These projects involve helping people to move away from travelling alone in cars to fuel efficient driving, lower emissions vehicles, lift sharing, public transport, or active travel like cycling and walking. Some projects have focused on reducing the need to travel in the first place.
You can view video features and downloadable case studies of CCF project involving transport below.
VeloCommunities, is a CCF project widening access to cycling and helping Glasgow be a more sustainable city. This film was created by playwright Lewis Hetherington and film-maker Geraldine Heaney who have been commissioned by Creative Carbon Scotland to work with the VeloCommunities project, which is run by Glasgow based charity Bike for Good.
The B/Spoke project is run by Soulriders Scotland and is working to reduce carbon emissions by promoting sustainable transport amongst ethnic minorities in Greater Glasgow to encourage a shift away from car travel. Project activities include cycle skills courses, bike maintenance training and organised group rides. The project also reduces unwanted or damaged bikes sent to landfill by providing a collection and refurbishment scheme with further activity to raise awareness of climate change and ways to take action.
Tweeddale Youth Action, in the Scottish Borders was awarded a grant of £97,734 from CCF in 2016 to run the Big Wheels Keep on Turning project. The project included opportunities for young people to take part in innovative initiatives to reduce local carbon emissions including: