Connecting Oxford respondent journey priorities

Councils publish summary of Connecting Oxford comments

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have published a summary of feedback received on their Connecting Oxford proposals and the next steps that they intend to take to reduce traffic into Oxford and improve bus journeys across the city. A total of 2,932 respondents completed and submitted the online survey about the proposal, with further written feedback was received …

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Join us for the first ever CoHSAT Conference – 25 February 2020

Join us on 25 February 2020 for the first ever, CoHSAT conference, where we will be discussing all things LTCP5. The event is called ‘Oxford’s Future Travel -Drivers of Change’ and attendance is free and open to all. Doors will open at 18:30, when canapes and other refreshments will be served. The first hour will be a keynote talk by …

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CoHSAT complains about biased questions in Council survey

CoHSAT is urging people to complain to the city council over what are being described as “biased questions” in its survey on public attitudes regarding the city centre, with “Cyclists riding irresponsibly” being the only transport-related issue highlighted. The Public Attitude Survey on the City Centre consultation was launched in November and closes this Sunday 12 January 2020. It is billed …

Oxford Zero Emission Zone Red Zone

Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone

Oxford Council has reached another milestone in the journey to zero carbon emissions – yesterday they published updated proposals for the Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ). This includes a charging zone, which will see drivers of polluting vehicles charged up to £20 a day to enter the zone. The proposed Red Zone marks the next step towards cleaner air in Oxford, …

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Northcourt Road – reducing traffic and pollution

Through traffic on Northcourt Road in Abingdon was blocked by roadworks for most of December,  reducing traffic and pollution. Several local campaigners, such as Abibike, are investigating whether a permanent traffic restriction in Northcourt Road would reduce rat-running and enable safer walking and cycling to the schools, college, shops and community centres, plus reduce air pollution. CoHSAT is running a …

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CoHSAT responds to Botley Road consultation

CoHSAT recently submitted a response to the Botley Road and West Way Improvement Scheme Phase 1 consultation, following a meeting of partners. The Botley Road is the main road into the centre of Oxford from the west and is recognised as being a very slow route in and out of the city centre, facing daily traffic problems. It’s a vital public …

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 …