The principal aim of Winchester Action on Climate Change is to encourage, persuade and advise all households and public, private and voluntary organisations in Winchester district to reduce their carbon footprints.
Encouraging mobile staff to travel to work by means other than by car by restricting parking permits to those who live at least 1.5 miles from their primary place of work and cannot readily get to work by public transport, for example if there is not direct public transport service from home to work.
Encouraging staff who have to travel to work by car to use low-emission vehicles by implementing a limit on carbon dioxide emissions (gms/km) for cars eligible for new parking permits
Putting a cap on long-distance commuter travel by car by limiting issue of new car parking permits to those staff who live no more than a defined number of miles (perhaps no more than 50 miles?) away from their workplace
Reviewing the rules for staff claiming mileage expenses for business travel by car and requiring staff to travel by public transport to destinations that are accessible by public transport and when not carrying heavy equipment .