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#BetterOxford – What do you think?

The Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel (CoHSAT) is sharing ideas for better public realm, more cycling provision and pedestrianisation. We want to see an ambitious approach to tackling congestion and improving public transport and walking and cycling in Oxford. Please complete this short survey to let us know what you think of the ideas.  

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Survey for Oxfordshire

The COVID-19 coronavirus survey is an attempt to record people’s experiences of their environment in these unusual times. UK traffic is down about 40% from ‘normal’, returning the streets to a state of being not experienced since 1955. Responses from anywhere in the UK are welcome; we are especially interested in responses from Oxfordshire.   You can take the survey …

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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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 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 …

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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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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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Now open! Florence Park Healthy Streets survey

We are conducting research on what residents in the Florence Park area think about their local neighbourhood, particularly the ‘health’ of their streets. To do this we are using 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 …