Two paths at the Yorkshire Showground have been resurfaced. There are now stretches of smooth tarmac: at the top of the Showground near the Squash Club, and at the bottom of the Showground near the exit onto Crimple Lane and
Ripon Together, a community interest company that coordinates community efforts in the city, is promoting walking and cycling. Check out their page of cycle routes.
Thanks very much to those who came along on the EATF Mini-Tour this morning. We looked at the roads where quality cycle infrastructure may be installed, funded by the Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF). We were delighted two Councillors could
Housing developers Persimmon are consulting local residents on changes to the road system at Kingsley Drive and Wreaks Road. Their proposal totally ignores cycling – despite it being crystal clear that, according to government policy, sustainable travel should be the
Harrogate Borough Council has now begun a consultation about the Otley Road grass verges. Some of the Otley Road grass verges (pictured above) are technically part of the Stray. To build the Otley Road Cycleway, some grass will have to
North Yorkshire County Council (‘NYCC’) has published what its press release calls ‘a strong bid to create better infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians…’ NYCC’s bid includes five schemes. The details are set out in NYCC’s EATF Tranche 2 bid document.
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.