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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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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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Write to your Councillor for a Better Oxfordshire

The Department for Transport (DfT) have released money to help councils bring in cycling walking improvements. This is part of a long-term vision, but also to help counter the huge rise in car travel which may come as people avoid public transport, post COVID.  Helping people to cycle and walk, safe from virus transmission and motor traffic, also strengthens disease …

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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 …

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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 …