Riders at the start of the night criterium race held in the CBD in 2021. Commuters are being encouraged to think differently about how they travel to and from the Maroochydore CBD, with those who get to the new city centre without using their car to score a free caffeine fix.
It comes as the CBD prepares to host a celebration of cycling with a night criterium race through the streets of the city centre on Friday, October 20.
As part of Sustainable Travel Week, from October 16 to 20, a weeklong program of events, rewards and free activities will promote sustainable travel.
Anyone who rides, skates, scooters, walks, carpools or catches a bus into the city during the week will be rewarded with a free coffee from The MET’s Colombian Coffee Co cafe and a chance to win a $1000 bike voucher.
SunCentral CEO Amanda Yeates said Sustainable Travel Week was the perfect opportunity to make a change for the better in your daily commute.
“By embracing sustainable and eco-friendly travel options, not only are we helping to reduce our environmental footprint and congestion on Sunshine Coast roads but it’s great for our mental health and wellbeing,” she said.
Sustainable Travel Week will also include activities at The MET such as live music lunchtimes, bike checks and fix it workshops. See the full program here . Looking towards the emerging Maroochydore CBD precinct. Sunshine Coast Council mayor Mark Jamieson said the weeklong event supported council’s Integrated Transport Strategy.“This unique new initiative is being launched […]