Man and woman riding Beryl bikes along a high street

Happy Car Free Day!

Car Free Day 2022

What is Car Free Day? 22nd September is an annual celebration of cities and public life, free from the noise, stress and pollution of cars.

Every year you are challenged to leave the car at home and head out using alternative modes of travel, to help encourage a more green and sustainable transport system. Keep reading to find out how you can get 30 minutes to ride for free this Car Free Day.

You are probably wondering, does it make a big difference? Here is a few facts for you to put it into perspective👇

Better for the environment

Did you know the average petrol-powered car in the UK produces 180g of CO2 for every kilometre travelled? Completing just 10km of travel on World Car Free Day through other means could save 1.8kg of CO2 from entering the atmosphere!

Better for your health

Substituting your car journeys for active travel such as cycling not only benefits the environment, but has a positive impact on your health. Research shows it can improve your mental well-being and reduce your risk of chronic illnesses.

More space for greener areas

A study conducted in London found that 30% - 60% of all urban areas are taken up by parking and road space. Less cars means more space and reduced congestion.

To help you on your journey today, we are offering FREE 30 minutes to all our riders. Simply go on the Beryl app and enter the code CARFREE22 under the promotions tab. 

We would love to see you out and about on our bikes! Tag us in your photos on @weareberyl on Instagram or @Berylbikes on twitter.

Happy riding!