Our new report identifies more than 30 instances of York cycle infrastructure which do not comply with the Equality Act 2010. It comes with the warning that if City of York Council does not step into gear and rectify the problems, they will be forced to take legal action, which could end up with theContinue reading “Inclusive & Disability Cycling In York”
This month, read about our June protest cycle – successful in terms of turnout and we wait to see if it will be equally successful in achieving our goals. Also, calls from both us and the Council to let us have your views – you know you love filling in those surveys! And for thoseContinue reading “July 2021 Newsletter”
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”
The Sustainable Transport Manager Julian for City of York Council, Julian Ridge, gives us an update on the latest cycle news from the council.
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?”
The following letter is being sent to York City Council: We are writing to ask you why there has been so little progress on the Emergency Active Travel Fund Schemes in York? It is now nearly a year since the council was awarded over £850,000 of Government funding for active travel schemes in York andContinue reading “Clean Air Day Protest: Open Letter”
On the eve of Clean Air Day so join our mass protest cycle through the city to ask the council where our promised cycle lanes are.
This page was updated on the 3rd July 2021 to include a missing map of the route. City of York Council are currently consulting on what the city centre might look like in years to come through the My City Centre York program. As part of this questions are being asked on what access toContinue reading “City Centre Access: A Proposal”
Summer’s here and there’s plenty of cycling and campaigning activity to get stuck into. A mass ride, consultations and workshops galore, flood defence diversions to get pedalling round … and why looking like (or at) the back of a bus is no bad thing. Join our mass cycle protest for action on cleaner air! YorkContinue reading “June 2021 Newsletter”
As we all know, the Dutch are big on cycling… it is estimated that 50% of trips in Amsterdam are by cycle and there is no such thing as a ‘cyclist’ in the Netherlands, after all when nearly everyone cycles there’s no need to identify yourself in this way. The inspirational film ‘Why We Cycle’, which was recently screened as a joint event between YoCo, Cycle Heaven, and YCC aims to explain why this is the case.
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