“Pryers Solicitors are committed to helping people injured by negligent medical treatment and accidents. Established in York in 2002, we have since grown to be one of the largest medical negligence, personal injury and medical product liability firms in the North of England. Being based in York allows us to support our local community, butContinue reading “Corporate Supporter: Pryers Solicitors”
Read about the triumph of September’s Kidical Mass ride which drew attention to the needs of younger cyclists. Save the date for our November AGM where we’ll learn lessons from Belgium on how to fashion a car-free city. And a bit of a breakthrough with the gate at the railway station… Kidical Mass: Huge SuccessContinue reading “October 2021 Newsletter”
CoYC’s September Executive meeting discussed the dualling of the A1237 (Northern Ring Road) between Clifton Moor and Hopgrove Roundabout. Last year we looked at these proposals and what they meant for cycling, so committee member Andy went to the meeting to reiterate the Campaign’s concerns about the cycling provision along the route. A summary ofContinue reading “A1237 Dualling Statement”
During September 2021, City of York Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) consulted on design for changes for Tadcaster Road that aim to improve active travel and public transport along the key route in and out of the city. Earlier in the month we shared our first impressions of the design, below we shareContinue reading “Tadcaster Road Consultation Response”
Ahead of our Kidical Mass event we sent the below letter to the council to explain why we were holding the ride, and what cycling could mean for York’s children. Dear City of York Council, On Sunday 19 September 2021, as part of York Environment Week, York Cycle Campaign is organising a family-friendly Kidical MassContinue reading “Kidical Mass Letter”
At the Council’s August executive meeting we made a statement on the decline in ccling number in York during a period in which cycling numbers nationally have increased. Below is a copy of the letter we sent addressing the issue following our statement. Dear Neil Ferris, Keith Aspden and Andy D’Agorne, We welcome your acknowledgement,Continue reading “Letter to the Council”
Not great news for York as a cycling city this month: we have a report from a conference suggesting the city has slipped behind others in terms of provision for cycling, and an admission from the Council that cycling rates have decreased. Meanwhile, we’re not happy with the Tadcaster Road plans – seize your chance to respond to the consultation. And one we can all get behind: an invitation to report pot-holed road edges to the Council. But first, news of two upcoming cycle events.
At the end of August a consultation was launched between City of York Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WCAS) for changes to Tadcaster Road.
A team of members have been raking through the proposals, and comparing them against the latest cycle infrastructure design guidance LTN 1/20.
When: Sunday 19 September 2021, 3:00 – 4:30pmWhere: Starting at 3:00pm at Millenium Fields (near Micklegate Ward noticeboard), and cycling a round trip via the Minster, together as a large group. Organised as part of York Environment Week 2021, Kidical Mass is all about getting families on cycles and showing how important it is that we’re allContinue reading “Kidical Mass 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”
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