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Travel2Campus York

Travel2Campus is a partnership between i-Travel York, Askham Bryan College, York College, York St John University and the University of York.  The aim is to support students and staff in making healthier, cheaper and more enjoyable travel choices… to campus and beyond!

Travel2Campus helps York students be visible and safe!

In October, we distributed FREE kit to cyclists on all four campuses - high-vis slapwraps, vests and lights - as part of the 'Light up be Seen' campaign. The Police were also in attendance to distribute kit and advise on the importance of being lit up and visible in darker conditions!  The message was to emphasise how important it is for cyclists to be visible in darker riding conditions, not just for their own wellbeing, but for car drivers / pedestrians as well.  Both students and staff gratefully accepted the free kit as well as a 'cycle rules card' (see link on the right of this page) that outlines the legal implications of dangerous cycling.

Altogether we gave away over 1000 sets of lights, 1000 slapwraps and 870 vests.  Thank you to all those we engaged with!

 

Current activities:

Bike Lock sale:  Good quality bike locks will be on sale on all campuses from Monday 2 October. A bargain at £5 each! Please ask at your students’ union for more details.

 

Past activities include:

  • Freshers events at all campuses, offering travel advice, maps, journey planning - and freebies!
  • Fun social events, including free guided bike rides and walks
  • Free bike loans and bike try- outs
  • Free bike maintenance workshops and cycle training
  • Guidance on safe travel
  • Volunteering and training opportunities

 

If you are a FE or HE student in York and have any queries relating to travel or transport in York you can:

  • Look at the menu above on the i-Travel York website – choose which area you want to know more about.
  • Look at the i-Travel York journey planner for directions via bus, in the car, on foot or by bike.

If you are interested in getting involved with the Travel2Campus project, have any queries or have some ideas for future activities at your university / college, please do contact us.

 

For specific travel and transport details about one of the universities and colleges in York, please use the links at the bottom right of this page.

 

For information about applying for the YOzone card (offering discounted bus travel for 11-18 year olds).

 

For more information and the latest event updates please follow Travel2Campus on Twitter @Travel2Campus or like us on Facebook.com/Travel2Campus York.

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