A Westfield Story

Video diary: cycling to school on York Road I’m a parent. My daughter goes to Acomb Primary. She’s 6 years old. From a young age she has loved travelling about on daddy’s bike and she still does… come rain or shine, sub-zero or summer she smiles, sings, chatters away and when asked she’s always happyContinue reading “A Westfield Story”

City Centre Parking

Campaign member Martin met with with Greg Morgan, the Active Travel Transport Planner for City of York Council along with representatives of Make it York and the council to discuss changes to cycle parking in Parliament Street and it’s surroundings. He’s provided the following update from his meeting.

Book Review: Bike Rides In and Around York

Authour: David MitchellPublisher: Independently publishedPublished: 2021ISBN: ‎ 979-8522748043Available as paperback from the author’s website Hedgehog Cycling. Campaign member Radu Chirvasuta kindly supplied us with this review of a new book featuring, as it’s title suggests, bike rides in and around York. I’m passionate about cycling, maps, and exploring York and the countryside around it so fromContinue reading “Book Review: Bike Rides In and Around York”

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”