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Smarter travel is all about finding more sustainable forms of travel, away from single occupancy vehicles.  This includes active travel (walking, cycling), public transport (buses, trains), car sharing, electric vehicles and reducing the need to travel altogether. 

We provide travel information and promote the opportunities to make a switch in your travel behaviour. Some of the benefits of smarter travel are:

  • a healthier environment - improved local air quality, improved traffic flow easing traffic congestion, wider impact on Climate Change
  • improved physical and mental health and well-being 
  • the opportunity to explore our beautiful district
  • economic benefits - save money on fuel, invest in local transport services and local businesses



Information about walking in North Devon and its health benefits


How to find the best places to cycle in North Devon 

Public transport

Travelling by bus, train and boat in North Devon

Car sharing

Benefits of car sharing scheme and how to do it

Smarter travel for businesses

Information on helping your business travel smarter

Electric vehicle charging points

Search for electric vehicle charging points online