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John Lewis & Partners named iTravel Savvy Bus Challenge Champions

24 May 2019

Employees of John Lewis & Partners at Vangarde, York have been presented with an award and a gift hamper in... More

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre company encourages audiences to travel by bus

23 May 2019

This summer, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre will be returning to York and, as this photograph shows, the company is encouraging visitors... More

Highway works at A19, Skelton

2 May 2019

City of York Council will be carrying out highways works on the A19 Shipton Road at Skelton from Tuesday 7th... More

New guide to York’s Wildlife Sites

25 April 2019

City of York Council’s iTravel team has produced a new guide to wildlife sites across the city, each of which... More

East Yorkshire introduce brand new buses to support rural routes

17 April 2019

Hull-based bus company East Yorkshire has introduced two brand new state-of-the-art buses into its fleet to show its support for... More

Residents urged to plan ahead for Tour de Yorkshire

16 April 2019

The Tour de Yorkshire will once again return to the region's roads from 2nd-5th May. More

York to boast one of the biggest fleets of double deck electric buses outside of London

25 March 2019

York will soon be home to one of the biggest fleets of double deck electric buses outside of London, thanks... More

Planning application for front of York Station submitted

21 March 2019

Plans that will see the front of York Railway Station transformed with the removal of Queen Street Bridge and reorganising... More

New hospital bus service to launch after Easter

18 March 2019

A new bus service, operated by First York on behalf of York Hospital, will launch on Monday 29th April providing... More

York Central moves another step closer with £37m funding decision

14 March 2019

York Central has moved a step closer today as £37.32m of external funding was promised to help the site deliver... More

Month-long programme of events planned to encourage people to rethink the way they travel

21 February 2019

City of York Council’s iTravel team today launched a month-long campaign aimed at encouraging people to rethink the way they travel... More

First of seven ring road roundabouts upgraded

8 February 2019

The first milestone in a project to reduce congestion on the Outer Ring Road has been reached as the upgrade... More

Executive Members asked to approve plans to tackle vehicle idling

6 February 2019

City of York Council’s Executive Member for Planning and Transport and Executive Member for the Environment will be asked to... More

Park & Ride customers advised of new fares from Sunday

30 January 2019

City of York Council and First York have announced that the standard Park & Ride return fare will increase by... More

£1.6m to help improve bus emissions in York

9 January 2019

City of York Council is set to invest £1.6million in a new Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in York, which is... More

Evening Park & Ride services for 2019

6 January 2019

Whether you're shopping, eating, socialising or working in the city centre, you can do it for longer in 2019 with... More

Traffic signals to be upgraded on Walmgate Bar junction

19 December 2018

Ageing and outdated traffic signals at the Walmgate junction with the Inner Ring Road are set to be replaced in... More

New study to review access to Fulford School

12 December 2018

City of York Council would like to commission a new study to look at access options to Fulford School, located... More

Proposed changes to Wigginton Road highway layout to be considered

18 October 2018

Following consultation with local residents and businesses, City of York Council’s Executive Member for Transport and Planning is being asked... More

Low Poppleton Lane consultation

17 September 2018

Residents and businesses are being encouraged to feed back their comments on the experimental Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) which was... More

Senior councillors agree access route to unlock York Central

3 September 2018

Work on a road to unlock the York Central site could start as early as spring 2019 after senior councillors... More

The official countdown to Sustainable September has begun!

23 August 2018

With Sustainable September just around the corner, our iTravel York team are encouraging you to rethink the way you get... More

Senior councillors to consider road to unlock York Central

22 August 2018

Senior councillors are set to consider another major step towards unlocking the York Central site’s potential to provide jobs, homes,... More

Resurfacing works for Stockton on the Forest and Askham Lane

17 August 2018

City of York Council will be carrying out resurfacing works at The Village in Stockton on the Forest and Askham... More

Long-term future of service 18 is secured

3 August 2018

City of York Council has worked with neighbouring local authorities to secure the long-term future of the number 18 bus... More

Have your say on Wigginton Road improvements

26 July 2018

City of York Council is asking residents and businesses for their views on proposals to improve key junctions on Wigginton... More

Final reminder to have your say on station plans

6 July 2018

York residents have just a couple more days to have their say about plans to transform the front of York... More

York Clean Air Zone survey- give us your views

25 June 2018

City of York Council would like to hear your views on proposals to introduce a new Clean Air Zone for... More

Clean Air Day 2018: One double decker bus has the potential to take 75 cars off the road!

20 June 2018

Ahead of Clean Air Day on 21st June, York’s Quality Bus Partnership is urging commuters to play their part in... More

Go Ahead Welcomes East Yorkshire Motor Services

19 June 2018

East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS), including Scarborough and District Motor Services, have been acquired by bus operator Go North East,... More

Transforming the front of York Railway Station: Join the conversation

15 June 2018

City of York Council is asking residents to shape plans to transform the front of York Railway Station into a... More

Quality Bus Partnership launches its Customer Charter

24 May 2018

YORK'S Quality Bus Partnership has launched a Customer Charter, which sets out the high standard of service that it aims... More

A1237 Wetherby Road roundabout upgrade

23 May 2018

City of York Council is set to start work at the Wetherby Road/A1237 roundabout upgrade on 4th June. More

City of York Council works with neighbouring councils to secure the future of Service 18

1 May 2018

City of York Council has brokered a deal between local authorities and several parish councils to secure the short-term future... More

Tadcaster Road/St Helen’s Road signals set for upgrade

24 April 2018

City of York Council is warning of severe disruption as it replaces ageing and unreliable traffic lights at the junction... More

A united North joins Transport Minister Jo Johnson to hail a new era of transformation

5 April 2018

Northern leaders and businesses will join the Minister of State for Transport, Jo Johnson MP, to herald a new era... More

Lendal Arch Gyratory set to be resurfaced

28 March 2018

Following on from the extensive Lendal Arch Gyratory traffic signal works City of York Council is set to resurface the... More

York to benefit from pothole fund boost

27 March 2018

City of York Council will benefit from a share of a further £100m fund to repair potholes and storm damage,... More

Stonebow bus stops set to reopen on Monday

2 March 2018

On Monday 5th March, bus services will return to their normal stops at Stonebow following relocation during the refurbishment of... More

Streetworks update

2 February 2018

Major roadworks are ongoing at several locations in the York area. More

Essential utility works from Monday 29th January

26 January 2018

Essential utility works at Piccadilly and Germany Beck will be starting on Monday 29th January. More

Contactless payments to help make catching the bus easier

23 January 2018

All First York buses will accept contactless payments (card or mobile) from 28th January 2018 More

Update on roadworks at Crockey Hill and Germany Beck

23 January 2018

The A19 at Crockey Hill is open again to two lanes of traffic after completion of the first phase... More

Stephenson’s of Easingwold cease trading

21 January 2018

North Yorkshire County Council has reported that local bus operator, Stephenson's of Easingwold, will no longer be in a position... More

Lendal Arch junction upgrade to start Sunday 21 January

18 January 2018

City of York Council is reminding residents, businesses and visitors that work to upgrade the traffic signals at the Lendal... More

Reducing bus pollution levels with new Clean Air Zone proposals

18 January 2018

Proposals to further improve air quality in York by reducing bus emissions and decreasing stationary vehicle engine idling are to... More

Action to ease congestion at pinch-point road improvements

15 January 2018

Following the delays experienced during this morning’s peak period, City of York Council has applied for emergency closure of Wheldrake... More

Chance to comment on plans to reduce outer ring road congestion

12 January 2018

City of York Council is asking for comments on new proposals to cut congestion and journey times on one of... More

York bus services some of the best in the region

11 January 2018

Figures compiled by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that improvements made to York’s buses helped take 460,000 car trips... More

Work to improve the A19 Crockey Hill junction set to start

10 January 2018

City of York Council will be starting the second phase of work to improve the flow of traffic on the... More

Camera enforcement trial for Low Poppleton Lane

2 January 2018

City of York Council will be introducing an experimental bus lane on Low Poppleton Lane this month. More

Lendal Arch junction set to be upgraded in the new year

18 December 2017

City of York Council is due to upgrade the traffic signals at the Lendal Arch gyratory in January 2018. More

First York Christmas bus timetable announced

6 December 2017

First York has announced its Christmas bus timetable schedule, which will include Park & Ride, city centre services and a... More

New EYMS bus app ticket for York commuters

29 November 2017

Travellers in the Pocklington area can now buy bus tickets through their mobile phone, as local bus company East Yorkshire... More

Rougier Street bus stops upgrade

18 October 2017

From Monday 23 October City of York Council is set to start the next phase of work to improve the... More

Essential resurfacing: St Leonard’s Place, Bootham and Gillygate

22 September 2017

City of York Council will be resurfacing the junction of St Leonards Place, Bootham and Gillygate on 25th and 26th... More

First York gives balloon fans a lift

19 September 2017

Local bus operator First York has teamed up with the organisers of York Balloon Fiesta to provide customers with cut-price... More

New bus services for Naburn

8 September 2017

Following Utopia Coaches' announcement on 22nd August, several villages between York and Selby have been left without a local bus... More

York’s Park and Ride to be fully charged in another clean air coup

29 August 2017

York is set to boast the country’s first fully-electric Park & Ride fleet after securing funding for 24 brand new... More

Utopia Coaches cease trading

23 August 2017

Local bus operator Utopia Coaches have announced that they have ceased trading as of midnight on Tuesday 22nd August. More

York welcomes trial of UK’s newest electric double decker bus

14 August 2017

A landmark moment has been celebrated in York as it became the first UK city outside London to trial a... More

Rougier Street bus stops set for major upgrade

9 August 2017

From Monday 14 August City of York Council is set to improve the Rougier Street bus stops, some of the... More

First York fare changes from 16th July

10 July 2017

First York are changing a number of fares from Sunday 16th July. Many adult single, day and weekly fares will increase,... More

Council and First to extend successful Park & Ride partnership

14 June 2017

City of York Council and First York are set to extend their partnership delivering York’s Park & Ride service after... More

Consultation: Improvements to the A19 at Crockey Hill

2 May 2017

City of York Council is asking for comments on new proposals which could help reduce congestion on one of York’s... More

EYMS: Tap your phone to catch a bus

3 April 2017

Local bus company East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) has launched a brand new app to revolutionise travel for East Yorkshire... More

Stonebow: Bus stop relocation from 29th March

28 March 2017

Due to the ongoing redevelopment of Stonebow House, three bus stops will be relocated from Wednesday 29th March for the... More

Essential resurfacing – University Road

16 March 2017

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing on University Road from Monday 20th March. More

Park & Ride fare changes

13 March 2017

From 26th March 2017, fare changes will be introduced on York’s Park & Ride network. More

York to trial revolutionary new traffic technology for the Department for Transport

21 February 2017

York has been selected by the Department for Transport (DfT) to trial new technology that could revolutionise the way we... More

Coppergate traffic restrictions to be reintroduced next week

5 January 2017

Traffic restrictions will come into force on Coppergate from Monday 9th January. More

York’s electric buses praised at Transport Awards

14 December 2016

First York’s electric buses have received the top award in the Contribution to Sustainable Transport category at the North of... More

Arriva- strike planned for Monday 14th November

11 November 2016

Arriva Yorkshire staff are planning industrial strike action on Monday 14th November. This will mean that a number of Arriva bus... More

Travel the smart way with the York by bus card

8 November 2016

It's now even easier to get on board York’s buses with the introduction of the ‘York by bus’ smartcard More

First York launches Sunday service for Christmas Shoppers

7 November 2016

In the run-up to Christmas, First York is trialling a Sunday service which will take customers from Foxwood, Woodthorpe and... More

Even more passengers get on board York’s buses

25 October 2016

Nearly 16.9 million bus journeys were made in the York area in the year to March 2016, according to figures... More

Essential resurfacing set to take place across York

19 October 2016

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing on several roads from 24th October. More

Unibus service to end in December

7 October 2016

Transdev have announced today that their Unibus service will be discontinued on Sunday 4th December. More

Executive: Coppergate Traffic Regulation Order

5 October 2016

City of York Council’s Executive will be asked to approve an amended Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Coppergate at a... More

Give your views at our Bus Surgery

3 October 2016

York’s bus users are being invited to give the city’s bus operators and City of York Council their views on... More

New bus service connects Derwenthorpe to York City Centre

13 September 2016

A new bus service connecting up Derwenthorpe and Fifth Avenue with the city centre has started operating. More

Evening bus link between York and Stamford Bridge saved thanks to three councils and local employer

25 August 2016

The future of an evening bus service between York and Stamford Bridge has been secured thanks to three councils and... More

Changes to York bus services starting this bank holiday weekend

24 August 2016

City of York Council is reminding residents and visitors that several bus services in and around York will change from... More

New Traffic Restrictions for Coppergate

16 August 2016

Traffic restrictions are set to be reintroduced on one of York’s key public transport links. More

Essential Resurfacing – Front Street, Acomb

10 August 2016

City of York Council will be carrying essential resurfacing on Front Street, Acomb, on Sunday 14th, Monday 15th and Sunday... More

EYMS: Amazing summer buses return to York Maze

18 July 2016

Visitors to York will find it easier to access some of the region’s most popular visitor attractions this summer, as... More

First York: Fare changes from 17th July

12 July 2016

First York has announced the introduction of a new 10-trip mobile ticket as part of a wider review of tickets... More

First York: Free Bus Travel For Armed Forces Day

24 June 2016

To commemorate and support ‘Armed Forces Day’ this Saturday 25 June, First York has announced that serving members of the... More

Executive: Key council funded bus services to be saved

23 June 2016

York’s Executive has said it proposes to limit cuts to bus subsidies and retain key services following a citywide public... More

Tender process opens to bid for York’s Park & Ride service contract

16 June 2016

City of York Council has opened a tender process for bus operators to bid to manage one of the UK’s... More

Decision Session: Clarence Street bus improvements

6 June 2016

A report which outlines proposed amendments to the Clarence Street bus improvement scheme to provide better value for money and... More

New water main connections in Museum Street and St Leonard’s Place

5 May 2016

Yorkshire Water’s contractors Morrison Utility Services (MUS) will be working in Museum Street and St Leonard’s Place for one week... More

Views sought on bus subsidy changes

11 April 2016

City of York Council is seeking views from residents and commuters on a number of changes to council subsidised bus... More

York’s buses rated amongst the best in the country

15 March 2016

Buses operating in York continue to rank amongst the best in the country according to an independent survey published today. More

Major alterations to Water Lane - update on progress

9 March 2016

The alterations to the junction of Water Lane / Green Lane are ongoing with Phase 1 nearing completion. Work is due... More

Major improvements set for Water Lane

16 February 2016

Major works will take place on a key route in York from 22nd Feb to support a new housing development... More

Free Wi-fi now on EYMS Buses

11 February 2016

East Yorkshire Motor Services has announced that free Wi-Fi is now available on buses between Hull city centre, Hull University... More

Rougier St and Low Ousegate: Bus stop closures from 22nd Feb.

10 February 2016

Bus stops at Rougier St and Low Ousegate will be temporarily closed from late February to allow major works to... More

More York schools become Modeshift stars

4 February 2016

Even more schools in York have been recognised for their work in helping to make their local areas safer by... More

Reminder: Free bus travel for young people in January and February

7 January 2016

Youngsters aged 18 and under can travel in York by bus for free every weekend throughout January and February. More

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