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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Campaign for Oxford Mini Holland smashes crowdfunding target

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets has raised more than £8,500 through crowdfunding for a Mini Holland campaign for the city, including “a costed proposal for a low-traffic residential zone, a video to launch the campaign, and an Oxford Mini Holland Weekend.The inspiration for this project is the group of low-traffic neighbourhoods designed into the streetscape of Waltham Forest, London. These started life …

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Petition to cancel the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

CoHSAT urges all members to support this petition to cancel the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway. The new motorway will be a major source of air and noise pollution, destroy farmland and habitats, disrupt local communities, increase CO2 emissions and increase traffic on existing roads. It will adversely affect population health and wellbeing, climate change, local ecology and the countryside. Alternative …

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London’s former Cycling Czar appointed as Transport Advisor to Boris Johnson

Journalist Andrew Gilligan has been appointed as the transport advisor to new British prime minister, Boris Johnson. Gilligan was Cycling Commissioner from 2013 to 2016 when Johnson was Mayor of London and was responsible for pushing through London’s curb-protected “cycle superhighways.” He has said in the past the process of getting approval for the Cycle Superhighways was “a pretty big …

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Join us in Oxford on 15th October to discuss Liveability

Join us at Oxford Town Hall on 15th October 2019 to hear London Councillor, Clyde Loakes, speak on Implementing Liveability. Cllr Loakes is Deputy Leader of the Waltham Forest Borough Council. He will be speaking about the experience of Waltham Forest in implementing Britain’s first comprehensive low-traffic neighbourhood scheme. The scheme is part of a larger set of liveability improvements …