City Centre Access: A Proposal

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”

Opening High Petergate

As of yesterday (03/03/2020) cycling down High Petergate during the daytime has been permitted for the first time in 20 years following a decision by the Executive Member for Transport back in October to approve a Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO). Since the year 2000 High Petergate has been included in the city centre footstreetsContinue reading “Opening High Petergate”

Cycling Could Triple in Car-Free York

The following press release was originally written for YorkMix and appeared on the 7th of January 2020 The idea of restricting cars and dramatically improving public transport in York by 2023 has caused a stir in recent days. So how can York achieve this bold vision and how might it feel? Many other cities,Continue reading “Cycling Could Triple in Car-Free York”

Did you know that cyclists make up nearly half the rush hour traffic on Lendal Bridge? Yes really…

“Well it’s not Blackfriars Bridge, but it’s close,” said fellow York Cycle Campaign member Rebecca when I met her at 8am one May morning on Lendal Bridge for a cycling count. I confess that I was slightly sceptical that numbers of cyclists on Lendal Bridge could be comparable to those on London’s Blackfriars Bridge, where around 60% of people crossing the bridge do so byContinue reading “Did you know that cyclists make up nearly half the rush hour traffic on Lendal Bridge? Yes really…”