After receiving so many responses to this picture, plus others on social media showing people parking in the cycle lane on Oatlands Drive, our members have written to the council and received the following response from Don MacKenzie at NYCC:
On Friday 15th May, NYCC announced temporary – very temporary! – active travel measures to help people stay 2m apart. In Harrogate, the measures are pavement-widening on three town centre streets on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th May 2020 only.
Chairman of HDCA Kevin Douglas spoke to the Harrogate Advertiser today, about the Association’s suggestions for post-lockdown active travel improvements. ‘We are hoping that the council will take forward some of our suggestions and trial them, but they need to
NYCC today issued a statement, with quotes from Director for Business and Environmental Services David Bowe. The statement refers to Grant Shapps’ announcement about walking and cycling on 9th May. Mr Bowe says there may be an opportunity to introduce
Secretary of State Grant Shapps yesterday told councils to give more space to active travel (walking and cycling) as the country emerges from lockdown and gets moving again. He announced £250 million funding for pop-up bike lanes, wider pavements, and
The Cycle Forum is attended by senior members of HDCA, and by representatives of the two councils, HBC and NYCC. The HDCA members on the Cycle Forum made a number of requests to the councils on 2nd May 2020. They
Our Spring Newsletter was sent out today – see the HDCA Spring Newsletter.
Like Ian Hallett (letters, 23 April), my wife and I have revelled in some of the silver linings of this grim pandemic, walking in our neighbourhood and cycling in the glorious countryside west of Harrogate, to Almscliffe Crag or Lower
Dear Editor Like most challenges, the current crisis also brings opportunities. The streets around Harrogate and Knaresborough are wonderfully quiet, and walking or cycling for daily exercise and necessary travel feels much safer and more pleasant than ever before, especially
Milan is to use the pandemic as the opportunity to press ahead with a reallocation of space from cars to cycling and walking, writes Laura Laker in the Guardian. 35km (22 miles) of streets will be transformed over the summer