Inclusive & Disability Cycling In York

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”

New station front plans put cyclists in danger, York Cycle Campaign says

York Cycle Campaign will today be urging the City of York Council Executive to direct that the planning application to overhaul York Station Front include a segregated cycleway northwards on Queen Street, as originally consulted on. Council officers by contrast are asking that they be allowed to remove provision for this segregated cycleway after consultationContinue reading “New station front plans put cyclists in danger, York Cycle Campaign says”

Can’t walk; can cycle – York’s councillors see the benefits of opening up the city centre to cyclists

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”

Campaign members call for Micklegate traffic restrictions

Ninety-seven percent of York Cycle Campaign members want restrictions on motorised traffic in Micklegate, according to a poll of members. The poll was carried out in preparation for a Campaign statement to the 13 September Decision Session of the Executive Member for Transport & Planning, Cllr Peter Dew. Cllr Dew was being asked to makeContinue reading “Campaign members call for Micklegate traffic restrictions”

Flooding Twitter with updates on #YorkCyclingFloods

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”