Emergency Travel Fund Letter

On Monday the 3nd of August members of the Campaign came together to protest against the apparent lack of suitability in the Council’s proposals for tranche 2 of the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF). The EATF is a pot of money that has been allocated from central government to aid local authorities in implementingContinue reading “Emergency Travel Fund Letter”

How would you spend £500,000 on York’s Cycle infrastructure?

York Cycle Campaign shared ideas with City of York Council Last July City of York council set aside £500,000 to invest in cycling infrastructure. York Cycle Campaign has been in discussion with the council to think about how this money is best spent. Andy Vose, the council’s Transport Policy Manager, has identified a list ofContinue reading “How would you spend £500,000 on York’s Cycle infrastructure?”

Close the Gates

New trial to protect part of the historic city walls & enhance a key shopping street might close a road but could open up a street. Currently it’s the only one of York’s historic bars without any vehicle restrictions, but from this week (10th December 2018) all motor traffic will be banned from driving outContinue reading “Close the Gates”

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”