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.
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 to and around city centre could look like. The following events area being held over the coming monthContinue 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.
The Environment Agency have now confirmed that the next phase of the works will commence imminently, with Terry Avenue closing to cycle and foot through-traffic from Monday 17th May 2021 for approximately 12 months.
Last updated afternoon of Tuesday 4th May 2021 Originally scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to the pandemic, elections will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021 for the election to the post of Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. A member of the Campaign has emailed each of the candidates standing forContinue reading “Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire 2021”
There might be a bit of a chilly start to the month of May but we’ve got plenty here for you to do in the warm indoors – like completing the survey about Trans-Pennine-Trail accessibility (deadline rapidly approaching!) and reading our member John Skelton’s report on inclusive and disability cycling in York. We’re also pleasedContinue reading “May 2021 Newsletter”
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”
We’re now fully into spring, so time for us all to shake off the cobwebs and get out in that April sunshine (or even showers). We have some ideas for leisure cycling to share, and updates on diversions that you might need to be aware of. Read our responses to recent planning consultations. And memberContinue reading “April 2021 Newsletter”
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