CoHSAT / Abingdon Liveable Streets guide to shared cars and Co-Wheels

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Abingdon, like most Oxfordshire towns, has a car sharing scheme. For the individual, car sharing allows you to use a car when you need it, without the hassle and cost of owning one. For the wider community, car sharing with electric cars reduces the number of parked cars and reduces pollution and noise on the […]

Cowley Road retail shows its resilience in difficult times

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No-one likes a high street with empty stores. The ‘vacancy rate’, the percentage of shops that are empty, or not open for business, is a standard indicator of retail health. In November 2018, Cowley Road had 12 retail vacancies. CoHSAT used Google StreetView and street surveys to find that in July 2023 there were 11 […]

Ask Your Councillors to Get Oxford Moving

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Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) Cabinet will decide on the transport strategy for Oxford and six traffic filters on 29th November. Decision-makers will be forming their views before that – this very week! These plans are the last, best hope to end a decade of gridlock, add new bus routes and that 159 new electric buses […]

Respond to key Oxford transport consultations Sept 2022

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Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) is consulting on the transport strategy for Oxford and on six traffic filters as part of that. We are excited with these plans as they includes many things we have been campaigning for in recent years. Now we are asking you to support them through this stage of consultation, and some […]

‘Future of Transport in Oxford’ event

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Event – the Future of Transport in Oxford – 20 July 2022 Oxford’s transport system faces multiple challenges and needs to serve a diverse range of people with diverse needs. With this in mind, CoHSAT organised an open, free, public event with an expert panel to discuss the challenges, potential solutions and how they might affect people. Over […]

George Monbiot writes on how LTNs liberate streets

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Environmentalist George Monbiot used his Guardian column to rail against angry drivers who have vandalised road safety measures in Oxford. He points out the inequity of the dangers faced by those exposed to traffic injuries and pollution – particularly children, and the minor inconveniences imposed on car drivers over the decades that traffic has been […]

‘Planning Healthy and Inclusive Places’ Conference 2022

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The third annual CoHSAT conference took place on April 25, 2022 Our key note speaker was Dr Kay Inckle, Campaigns and Policy Manager for disabled people’s cycling organisation Wheels for Wellbeing. Kay gave a great talk on ‘Inclusive Active Travel: Why, What and How’.  If you would like a copy of Kay’s presentation slides, please contact […]