Marygate to Bootham Consultation

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”

Cycle-only outbound access through Micklegate Bar: lets keep it!

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!”

Dual benefits: cycle superhighways and a dualled outer ring-road

Including cycle superhighways in a Council proposal to dual part of York’s outer ring road would boost the chances of the bid securing funding while also increasing cycling in the city, York Cycle Campaign has argued at a Council meeting. At the meeting, members of the City of York Council’s Executive (comprised of senior Councillors)Continue reading “Dual benefits: cycle superhighways and a dualled outer ring-road”

Close the Gates

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”

Campaign members call for cycling contraflow in Fossgate Consultation Response

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”