Traffic Count: Hospital Fields Road

As regular users are no doubt aware, traffic exiting Hospital Fields Road or Barracks Lane gets an outrageously raw deal at the traffic lights on the Fulford Road intersection. This short phase is putting both cyclists and pedestrians in great danger. On Wednesday 6th November 5 volunteers from the cycle campaign braved the cold morningContinue reading “Traffic Count: Hospital Fields Road”

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…”