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Kidical Mass Letter

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”

Letter to the Council

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”

September 2021 Newsletter

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.

Tadcaster Road Improvements: A First Look

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.

Kidical Mass 2021

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”

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