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The results are in! We asked commuters about their journeys to work from Saturday 10 October to Friday 16 October 2015. Over 2,500 University staff responded, providing information on over 13,000 journeys made to work each week. The survey is county-wide and has been carried out for the last 10 years, so can be used to benchmark our travel patterns against those of other large employers in Cambridgeshire as well as to compare annual trends.

The results underline the University of Cambridge's excellent track record for sustainable travel. With 42% of staff cycling to work, the University comes well above the county average of 25%. A further 12% travel by public bus or train, 10% walk and over 8% car share. The University has a target for 75% of staff to be regularly commuting to work by sustainable modes by 2016, a target it has already met! However the University is still committed to providing viable and accessible sustainable travel options for staff and students for travel to work, travel at work and travel for work. To help encourage sustainable travel, the University offers a range of incentives, including:

• Travel to Work loans or salary sacrifice for purchasing bicycles.

• Discounts on bicycles, accessories and more through Travel4Cambridgeshire

• Subsidised cycle training.

• The University subsidises the Uni4 bus service running between West Cambridge and Addenbrookes. Show a University Card for a discounted rate.

• The University has a dedicated website to help University staff find others to share their commute with:

• We offer staff a discount on car club membership

• Through Travel for Cambridgeshire staff are eligible for 10% discount on season tickets of over a month for travel on Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia routes. 

• Staff may be eligible for an interest-free loan to purchase an annual bus or rail season ticket

Staff can also make use of other services available in Cambridge and the surrounding area to help them in their sustainable travel to work, such as:

• Park and Ride - Drive to one of the five Park & Ride sites on the outskirts of Cambridge.

• Find a route to work using the 'Cyclestreets' online map

• Use the Cambridgeshire mobile app providing free access to real time bus information.