Volunteer wanted for Oxford Friends of the Earth

Volunteer wanted for CoHSAT work

Volunteer wanted! 📢 Oxford Friends of the Earth needs help with CoHSAT work and with the Oxfordshire Schools Clean Air Campaign (OxSCAN). CoHSAT are working with schools across the county to update their active travel plans. Oxfordshire Schools Clean Air Network (OxSCAN) is an Oxford Friends of the Earth programme set up in 2019 to broaden engagement with schools and …

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CoHSAT to ask locals their views on reducing Broad Street parking

The Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel is asking for the community’s help with a parking and traffic survey. Volunteers will be out on the streets on Broad Street on 16 October and 19 October, asking people to take a quick survey and counting the different types of road users. Back in 2002, the Council allowed 24 cars to …

CoHSAT Connecting Oxford response

Read CoHSAT’s response to Connecting Oxford

Following a workshop on 8th October and clarifications from the city and county councils, CoHSAT has produced this response to the inspirational Connecting Oxford proposals. We are more than happy for you to use it for your own submissions or for you just to add your name in endorsement. We wholeheartedly commend both Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council …

CoHSAT Connecting Oxford workshop at Wesley Memoria

Bold plans for Oxford discussed at CoHSAT workshop

CoHSAT organised a workshop on 8th October 2019, to collectively develop the ideas that we, as individuals, and separately our member organisations can promote in their responses by the deadline of 20th October 2019. The objective of the evening was to help the councils develop this positive vision for Oxford, to understand the impacts of Connecting Oxford on different road …

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On Yer Bike: Radical Connecting Oxford transport changes will benefit us all

Oxford city is gridlocked. Our beautiful streets are blighted by traffic jams morning and evening. With more vehicles crossing the ring road, journey times both by bus and car are increasing. Air pollution exceeds safe levels in many of our congested streets. Cyclox welcomes these bold plans to reduce journeys by cars, to speed up journey times for all, and …

Connecting Oxford document front page

Connecting Oxford document launched

Bold proposals have been announced to reduce congestion for routes into and around Oxford by improving sustainable alternatives to car commuting. Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have launched a major engagement exercise to gather views of residents, commuters and employers affected by congestion in Oxford. The councils have put forward plans (pdf format, 3.2Mb) to tackle congestion and the poor public …

Oxford citizens assembly on climate change

Oxford Citizens Assembly on Climate Change – 28th September 2019

Oxford’s Citizens Assembly on Climate Change is about to kick off, with the first meeting planned for Saturday 28 September. This follows Oxford City Council’s climate emergency declaration in January. The Citizens Assembly will involve a randomly selected representative sample of Oxford residents, who will consider new carbon targets and measures to reduce emissions. What is a Citizens Assembly? A …

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Global Climate Strike – 20th September 2019 – Oxford takes part

Over a year has passed since Greta Thunberg began striking from school for the lack of governmental action on the climate crisis. In that time, different groups have mobilised 1.6 million students across the world to strike for the same cause. #FridaysForFutures has become a globally active movement, bringing a powerful youth energy to the struggle for climate justice. Governments …

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Deadline extended for Florence Park survey

Calling Florence Park residents – this is your chance to have your say on your local neighbourhood, particularly the ‘health’ of your streets. We are carrying out a ‘Healthy Streets Survey’ which aims to gauge attitudes of residents to the quality of their local streets. If you live in the Florence Park neighbourhood and would like to take part in …

Elderly lady riding a bicycle

Join us at the ‘Like Riding a Bike’ conference 7-9 September 2019

Come and join us from 7th to 9th September 2019, for a conference on how to get people who used to cycle, or have never cycled, onto bikes. It will be a day full of informative talks, interactive workshops, cycle tours and an expert panel, plus your chance to try out  electric bikes and adapted bikes! The conference is being …