Campaign member Jamie has been digging a little deeper about why things are the way they are in York recently, taking it upon himself to start a FOI Friday campaign of his own. In this guest blog he explains more.
Our lives have changed dramatically in recent weeks. It’s been amazing and heartening to see how everyone has pulled together and adapted in creative and thoughtful ways. Cycling has played a crucial role, providing a safe means of transport for key-workers, enabling volunteers to deliver food and meds to those who are isolating, making greenContinue reading “Make Room for Walking & Cycling in York During the Covid-19 Crisis”
Travelling to and around York’s city centre should be simple for disabled residents who use cycles as mobility aids. Unfortunately, access restrictions and inadequate cycle infrastructure mean this is rarely the case. Senior councillors from three of York’s political parties saw these obstacles in person, when they joined York Cycle Campaign for a ride highlighting theContinue reading “Can’t walk; can cycle – York’s councillors see the benefits of opening up the city centre to cyclists”
Flooding in York is something of an inevitability. And we’re nothing if not resourceful folks. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the ever-creative Bike Belles came up with a way for cyclists in York to keep up to speed with the latest watery developments. It all started when a local cyclist asked iTravel York whereContinue reading “Flooding Twitter with updates on #YorkCyclingFloods”
Last week was the second installation of York’s new Walk Cycle Forum. This time it was the turn of committee member Robyn to represent the campaign. Here is her write-up of the event. This Walk Cycle Forum was a busy affair, with an awful lot to get through in a short amount of time. AfterContinue reading “Cycle parking, infrastructure, and sausage rolls: Report from the second Walk Cycle Forum”