York Cycle Campaign broadly welcomes the proposals for conducting a trial low traffic neighbourhood on Navigation Road. Navigation Road. Navigation Road forms part of NCN Route 658, better known as the Foss Islands Route, which provides a connection to shops and workplaces in the city centre from areas to the east of the city such as Tang Hall, Derwenthorpe, Osbaldwick, and Heworth. The short section of road being considered for the LTN is often complained about by members as a weak point in the Foss Islands Route, which is mostly quietways through the city centre and greenway to the east.
York Cycle Campaign has welcomed proposed changes along the link between Scarborough Rail Bridge and Bootham Park that have been released by the council for consultation. Since the redevelopment of the bridge this route has become increasingly popular, despite the weaknesses in the link between the bridge and Bootham. The Campaign believes the proposed interventionsContinue reading “Marygate to Bootham Consultation”
Its nearly eight months since Micklegate Bar was restricted to only cyclists heading out of the city. Talking to our members they think it’s a success and want to see it retained beyond the remaining 10 months of the trial period. We wrote the below response to the Council’s consultation to tell them this, ifContinue reading “Cycle-only outbound access through Micklegate Bar: lets keep it!”
New trial to protect part of the historic city walls & enhance a key shopping street might close a road but could open up a street. Currently it’s the only one of York’s historic bars without any vehicle restrictions, but from this week (10th December 2018) all motor traffic will be banned from driving outContinue reading “Close the Gates”
During October 2018, City of York Council held a consultation on proposals to improve the street layout of one of York’s most popular shopping streets; Fossgate. York Cycle Campaign contacted all of our members to ask for their thoughts on the proposals via an online survey. The response we submitted to the consultation was basedContinue reading “Campaign members call for cycling contraflow in Fossgate Consultation Response”