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We are recruiting!

CoHSAT is recruiting! For two roles – Project Manager & Community Coordinator. Please take a look at the job descriptions in the link below and email CoHSATOxon@gmail.com if interested.

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Can the UK lead on Climate Change?

The Climate and Ecological Emergency (CEE) Bill www.ceebill.uk seeks to ensure that the UK takes a lead role in limiting global temperatures to 1.5°C by taking account of our entire greenhouse gas footprint, domestically and internationally. This requires urgent action on emissions reduction, and the protection and restoration of ecosystems, by prioritising biodiversity, soils and natural carbon sinks, and mitigating the damage to nature caused by supply chains. Prepared …

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CoHSAT responds to draft Air Quality Action Plan consultation

Oxford City Council is encouraging residents to have their say on what the Council will do the improve air quality in the city from 2021-2025. Here is our response to the consultation. The Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel welcomes this draft document and is completely supportive of the target of nitrogen dioxide emissions being reduced to 30µg/m3 by …

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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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#BetterOxford – A Pop Up Experience

We are creating an exhibition in the centre of Oxford, from 26th July to 1st August 2020. The aim is to spark discussion for a re-imagined Oxford, sharing our ideas for better public realm, more cycling provision and pedestrianisation. More specifically, we want to see an ambitious approach to tackling congestion and improving public transport and walking and cycling in …

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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 …