Screenshot from 2nd CoHSAT conference held online on 15th April 2021

Recordings for an Active Travel Conference for Oxford and Oxfordshire 2021

The Oxford and Oxfordshire Active Travel Conference 2021 took place online on 15 April 2021, 12 to 1.30. We heard from groups and initiatives around the County, including Oxford, Wantage, Abingdon and Bicester. This is the second CoHSAT conference that will showcase active travel developments over the last 12 months. David Rogers was our keynote speaker and will share his …

Communication and Projects Officer role

We’re looking for part-time, temporary Communication and Projects Officer to help us grow CoHSAT, by leading our communication efforts and supporting projects. Your role will help us to nurture and grow the active travel community across Oxfordshire, by spreading the word and engaging with local people and businesses online to explain CoHSAT’s mission. You will be: • Looking after our …

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Oxford and Oxfordshire Active Travel Conference 2021

Join us on 15 April 2021 for the second CoHSAT conference, where we will be discussing all things active travel across Oxford and Oxfordshire. Th event will be online and attendance is free and open to all. Programme 12:00 – Welcome and introduction from CoHSAT. 12:05 – 12:30 – An update from our 2020-2021 projects. Hear from CoHSAT members on …

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Street design and refuse vehicles

A great letter from a CoHSAT member in the Oxford Mail this month, about how the need to design developments around the current size of bin lorries will prevent quality street design and build in car dependency into the future.  New housing, new roads. Is there a link between climate change and refuse vehicles? Highways departments’ rules and guidance have …

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We are recruiting!

CoHSAT is recruiting! For two roles – Project Manager & Community Coordinator. Please take a look at the job descriptions in the link below and email CoHSATOxon@gmail.com if interested.

Here’s what we did last summer

From 26th July to 1st August 2020, climate and transport campaigners across Oxford hosted a pop-up experience open to all the public, to discuss ideas about how we want to Build Oxford Back Better in the post-Covid world. Here is our short (5 minute) film capturing perspectives from the people of Oxford – those who visited the pop-up, those who …

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Can the UK lead on Climate Change?

The Climate and Ecological Emergency (CEE) Bill www.ceebill.uk seeks to ensure that the UK takes a lead role in limiting global temperatures to 1.5°C by taking account of our entire greenhouse gas footprint, domestically and internationally. This requires urgent action on emissions reduction, and the protection and restoration of ecosystems, by prioritising biodiversity, soils and natural carbon sinks, and mitigating the damage to nature caused by supply chains. Prepared …

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Announcement of Oxford Zero Emission Zone Pilot Formal Consultation

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have launched a final, formal consultation on the Oxford Zero Emission Zone Pilot. The zone aims to reduce air pollution in the city and beyond. The ZEZ Pilot would operate as a charging scheme between the hours of 7am and 7pm. Only zero emission vehicles would be allowed in the zone free of …

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CoHSAT responds to draft Air Quality Action Plan consultation

Oxford City Council is encouraging residents to have their say on what the Council will do the improve air quality in the city from 2021-2025. Here is our response to the consultation. The Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel welcomes this draft document and is completely supportive of the target of nitrogen dioxide emissions being reduced to 30µg/m3 by …