Move to a healthier, more active and planet-friendly way to get around
Get active to improve your and your family’s health.
Save thousands of dollars by swapping car trips for active travel.
Leaving your car at home can save you hundreds of dollars per year on fuel, parking, insurance and servicing costs, and thousands more if you go car-free.
Make an active move to friendlier communities and a cleaner planet.
Make the Move is a non-profit project
You can help Canberra make the move to zero-emissions transport
Canberrans, and our NSW neighbours, travel around the city daily for social, recreational, household and employment activities, clocking up a staggering 11 million kilometres a day. Of that, over 9 million kilometres is in private vehicles that are mostly carrying just one person.* All that driving has significant impacts on our health, our climate and the city’s landscape and amenity.
The good news is that there are many other ways for people to move around the city using active travel that can improve physical and mental health, save money, reduce pollution and contribute to a more liveable city for everyone.
Make the Move was funded by an ACT Government Community Zero-Emissions Grant to help Canberrans choose cleaner, greener, healthier transport options!
Make the first move into healthier travel
Use this website to explore a range of active and public transport options including walking, cycling on push or electric bikes and scooters, catching buses and light rail, car sharing, or mixing modes to meet your transport needs.
Go to Travel options
Feeling stuck? Find ideas to help overcome the obstacles that stop you from changing your travel habits.
Go to What’s stopping you?
Get moving into healthier travel. Use our five-point action plan to help you plan your trips, gather your kit, set yourself up for success, be safe and skilled, and find friends to help you.
Go to Get moving
Read the stories of some ‘great movers’ who have adopted planet-friendly travel habits.
Get your workplace moving
If you’re an employer or manager, find out how workplaces can support staff to change travel habits when commuting and getting around during the working day.
Discover the benefits for your staff and workplace, including savings on transport costs, higher staff productivity, and building a reputation for progressive sustainability. Find out how your organisation can support better public health outcomes, action on climate change, and improve the livability of our streets. Be part of creating a sustainable future for our city and region.
The thing that I really love about cycling is being outside through the seasons
Don't be scared about riding a bicycle when you're 80 – it's great fun!
When my car got written off, we were like, do we really need to buy another car, pay all the rego, pay all that insurance?
The greatest thing about cycling with my daughter is we get to have a lot of fun and adventure in our travel
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