Cycle Active City Conference 2021

This years Cycle Active City Conference was unsurprisingly held online but was still attended by nearly 300 delegates from their homes or offices. campaign member Tim Pheby who on our behalf and has provided the below summary of some of the talks. Opening session Richard Furness DfT Deputy Director of Active Travel View this talkContinue reading “Cycle Active City Conference 2021”

Book Review: Bike Nation

Authour: Peter WalkerPublisher: PenguinPublished: 2017ISBN: 9781911214946Available as paperback and e-book I can highly recommend this book: it makes the case for cycling (environmental, health improvement, social justice) in a clear, accessible and non-preachy way. It’s an easy and quick read with useful facts and great quotes. The book is particularly good on cycling and cultureContinue reading “Book Review: Bike Nation”

Will it end in triumph – or in Tiers?

Tier’s electric hire scooters, which began their trials here in October 2020, are now a familiar sight in York. The trial is being extended to 2022, and you can now hire e-bikes too, at the same price as the scooters: £1 to hire, plus 15p a minute – £10 an hour, if you prefer. WhatContinue reading “Will it end in triumph – or in Tiers?”

CoYC April 2021 Update

The Sustainable Transport Manager Julian for City of York Council, Julian Ridge, has offered to provide the Campaign with regular updates of progress on schemes by the council across the city. Here is the first of those updates; As the weather warms up there has been a lot of cycling activity at CYC.  We haveContinue reading “CoYC April 2021 Update”