Plymouth Marjon University has been selected by Plymouth City Council (PCC) to be a green mobility hub. The University hub will be home to two sustainable transport points.
As part of Plymouth City Council’s Transforming Cities Fund, the University has been selected alongside up to 50 other sites to become a multi-modal Mobility Hub in Plymouth.
The Hubs will provide communities and businesses with EV charging points, electric bicycle docks, and Car Club vehicles, which are electric cars for hire by anyone in the city to use.
The hubs will collectively reduce congestion, improve air quality, and develop public transport connectivity on key commuter routes in the city such as Outland Road.
The University will have EV charging ports, Car Club vehicles for anyone to use, and an electric bicycle dock at a hub opposite its main entrance in the near future. It will also house a second electric bicycle dock outside the Marjon Sport and Health Centre.
Marjon was selected as a site after an in-depth assessment by PCC, and this impressive development adds to the University’s commitment to be carbon-free by 2030.
Marjon was recently shortlisted for a 2030 Climate Action Award as a result of its Marjon Zero project, encompassing the installation of 2,000 solar panels and 55 ground source heat pumps. The University is making strides to become one of the UK’s most sustainable institutions.
The development of multi-modal mobility hubs is planned to result in a stronger economy in Plymouth, minimise the negative environmental impacts of traffic, regenerate local communities and reduce poverty.
Learn more about the Marjon Zero project here.
Learn more about the Transforming Cities Fund here.
Learn more about the Plymouth City Council Mobility Hubs here.