York Central Access

On the 12th of November, CoYC planning committee approved the reserved matters application for the access road into the York Central development north of the station. York Cycle Campaign spoke at the meeting to welcome the changes that had been made to the design for cycling and walking, but also highlight some remaining concerns aboutContinue reading “York Central Access”

Our formal objection and suggested alternatives to the proposed closure of Terry Ave

The York Cycle Campaign has submitted a formal objection to the Environment Agency’s planning application to build flood defences for Clementhorpe on highway safety grounds. Our main focus is on the data which strongly suggests the proposed diversion could cause at least 20-30 cyclist casualties over the 18 month construction period. As we have longContinue reading “Our formal objection and suggested alternatives to the proposed closure of Terry Ave”

Why York Cycle Campaign is objecting to the York Central outline planning application and urges you to do the same

We had high hopes for the proposed development at York Central. As a major development next to the station and enjoying a privilege unusual for York – a blank slate – the potential for York Central to be a showcase of sustainability while respecting York’s heritage greatly excited us. We therefore engaged with the consultationContinue reading “Why York Cycle Campaign is objecting to the York Central outline planning application and urges you to do the same”

Response to CoYC decision to remove cycle path on Station Road/Rise junction

“Did you know that the Council is going to remove this cycle lane?” “What? That’s crazy! As if it’s not hard enough to cycle in York already!” Exchange between a York Cycle Campaign Committee member and a member of the public, both on bicycles, while waiting for the lights to change at the Station Road/RiseContinue reading “Response to CoYC decision to remove cycle path on Station Road/Rise junction”