We sent our 2020 Summer Newsletter out today.
The government today made a big active travel announcement. The details of its plans were in a 52-page document called Gear Change, A bold Vision for cycling and walking. There’s more detail on the Gear Change report in HedgehogCycling’s article.
North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) are asking for active travel suggestions from residents of the county. Ideas have to be submitted by the end of this week (Friday 24th July 2020). Start at NYCC’s Social distancing and active travel page,
The DfT sent a letter to councils on 10th July 2020 inviting them to bid for Tranche 2 of the Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF). The letter was from Rupert Furness, Head of Active and Accessible Travel at the DfT.
The DfT is asking the public for feedback about its Decarbonising Transport Plan. The online public feedback opportunity is open until 31st August 2020. There are only a few questions, and the key one asks what you think the government
After missing out on half the indicative amount for North Yorkshire in Tranche 1 of the DfT’s Emergency Active Travel Fund, North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has agreed to consult community groups over its Tranche 2 bid. In an article
Chris Boardman has made a video, which seems to be a response to an inflammatory Channel 5 TV programme. I don’t know – I don’t watch Channel 5.
There is great disappointment as North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has failed to secure the full amount of active travel funding provisionally allocated to it. Tranche 1 The Emergency Active Travel Fund is funding from the DfT to councils, to
Two good letters from members of HDCA have been published in the Harrogate Advertiser recently. On 11th June 2020, Ian Hallett argued for a network of routes that can be used on bikes, not isolated cycle lanes. He suggested 20mph
Chris Petch explains why the Sainsbury’s junction on Wetherby Road, Harrogate, is difficult to negotiate on a bike As Harrogate’s main roads are not designed with cyclists in mind, the off-road cycle paths and routes take on greater importance. These