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posted 28 Sep 2015, 05:07 by Jordan Mitchell

To plan your journey to the Ormiston Forge Academy, you can use any one of the relevant Journey Planners below:

Walkinghttp://walkit.com/

Cyclinghttp://www.cyclestreets.net/

Cycling is a great way to travel we have a covered cycle shelter to store your bike when you get here.

Public Transporthttp://www.networkwestmidlands.com/

You can also plan your journeys on the go with the Network West Midlands travel apps which are free to download:


http://www.networkwestmidlands.com/Apps/phone_app.aspx

To get the best ticket visit:

http://www.networkwestmidlands.com/TicketHome/Ticket_Home.aspx

There are a lot of benefits to cycling regularly - you can save money on motoring and public transport costs, and keep fit without having to pay for the gym.

Cycling can also save you time, as integrating cycling into every day activities, such as travelling to work means you don't have to set time aside to keep fit and regular cycling can help to burn off calories and increase fitness levels.

Cycling for leisure is a great activity for families to enjoy together.  

Commuter cycling

To find the quietest, quickest or most pleasant route to your destination plan your cycle route using a journey planner.

Stay safe

When using road routes ensure you know and understand the Highway Code

  • wear appropriate clothing to be seen day and night time
  • use good lights
  • ensure your helmet is in good condition with no cracks
  • be prepared with a rucksack containing essential repair items
  • be considerate to other highway users and stay alert at all times
  • make eye contact with drivers, see and be seen

Safety tip for cyclists and drivers.

Cycle training

Bikeability is cycling proficiency for the 21st century that gives you the skills and confidence to cycle in modern road conditions. 

If you wish to access cycle training, please visit the Bikeability website and search for a local provider.

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