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4/9/2015 - HItravel Fort William - Personal Travel Planning

Helping residents of Fort William to travel smarter

HItravel Fort William is helping local residents to improve the environment of Fort William, Caol and Corpach, to make them more pleasant places to visit and spend time. The campaign aims to reduce traffic congestion in addition to helping people be a bit more active.

Cars have an important role to play in our transport system, and are essential for many people’s journeys.  Yet no-one wants the town to be dominated by traffic.

Highland Council, bus operators, Hitrans and others are working to provide good quality infrastructure and transport services where they can. However, it’s up to everyone that travels in and around Fort William to help reduce traffic congestion.

There are good alternatives to the car for many journeys around Fort William, and big savings can be made by choosing them.

Contact us if you want to discuss your own journey choices at


Travel on foot or by bike: save 100% of your petrol costs

Walking or cycling can be the quickest way to travel for short journeys – and they’re free!

Fort William has many good walking and cycling routes in and around town.  To find out the best routes for you, download our active travel map


Travel by bus: save 40% of your travel costs

Going by bus can be up 40% cheaper than the car for typical journeys in Fort William.

For details of bus services in Fort William, visit, or

To compare choices and plan journeys from door to door, visit or Google Maps.


Travel smarter by car: save up to 50% of your travel costs

Car sharing with a friend, neighbour or colleague going the same way can halve your travel costs. To help find others interested in car sharing, visit

On average, drivers can save up 15% of their fuel costs just by driving more economically. Visit the Energy Saving Trust website for tips to drive more efficiently.



Fort William Active Travel Map

Travel Smarter leaflet


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