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CoHSAT response to LTCP Engagement Activity

CoHSAT has responded to the engagement activity of Oxfordshire County Council’s Local Transport and Connectivity Plan. Local Transport Plan’s are statutory documents, required under the Transport Act 2008. Oxfordshire’s is called the Local Transport and Connectivity Plan, to better reflect the strategy both for digital infrastructure and for connecting the whole county. The engagement activity closed on 17 May and …

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CoHSAT’s general principles for LTCP5

Our overarching aim is that: No journey will require a private car, as there is always an alternative. In order to achieve this, the following are needed: No car-dependent new developments (housing, retail or industrial) will be permitted and in existing developments car-dependency will be reduced. In all villages, towns and in Oxford, the delivery of “20-minute neighbourhoods”, so everyone …

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Funding received for new CoHSAT activities

CoHSAT is delighted to have been awarded £5,000 grant funding by the Low Carbon Hub, to undertake five new projects creating attractive, accessible and people-friendly streets across Oxfordshire. Road transport is the biggest single cause of carbon emissions in Oxfordshire and there has to be a rapid transition to zero carbon transport. The five activities continue the examination of travel-related …

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Join us (virtually) for a screening of MOTHERLOAD on Sunday 3 May 2020

CoHSAT member, Oxfordshire Liveable Streets, is screening the film MOTHERLOAD from 18.45 on Sunday 3rd May 2020. MOTHERLOAD is an award-winning crowdsourced documentary about a new mother’s quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could be an antidote. Filmmaker, Liz Canning, cycled everywhere until she had twins in …

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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 …