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News : Cycling

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

Bike share scheme for York

5 July 2018

Proposals to introduce a new bike share scheme in York could get the go ahead at a meeting next week. 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

York pupils hand Tour baton on to Doncaster

14 June 2018

In the tyre tracks of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, York school children have been pedalling a relay race as... 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

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

Town and gown join forces to encourage sustainable travel

13 March 2018

City of York Council has joined forces with Get Cycling and the city’s Further and Higher Education establishments to encourage... More

New pedestrian and cycle bridge connecting station to city centre given the green light

12 March 2018

The design for a wider shared-use pedestrian and cycle bridge at Scarborough Bridge has been unanimously endorsed by the council’s... More

York Central Access Road - Senior councillors to consider major York Central milestone

8 March 2018

Construction of the access road to unlock the potential of York Central – one of Europe’s largest brownfield sites –... More

Last few days to have your say on city centre bike racks

26 February 2018

Residents have just a few more days to give their views on potential sites for new cycle racks in the... More

Council asks for comments on changes to Fossgate traffic flows

16 February 2018

City of York Council is asking for opinions on recent efforts to reduce traffic on one of the city centre’s... 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

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

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

£200 million funding boost for England’s roads

14 December 2017

Road users will benefit from an investment of almost £200 million to help improve the condition of local roads up... More

Pupils win award for walking to school

1 November 2017

Pupils at a York school have won an award for their efforts in getting children walking, cycling and scooting to... More

Cyclists urged to light up and be seen

17 October 2017

City of York Council is reminding cyclists in York to light up and be seen as the nights draw in... 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

Experimental changes set to enhance Fossgate

15 September 2017

In a bid to help make Fossgate even more welcoming for residents and businesses a number of traffic changes are... More

Get into gear for Cycle to Work Day

12 September 2017

City of York Council is encouraging even more people to get on their bikes and ride to work on Wednesday... More

Get into gear for the Festival of Cycling

21 August 2017

A renowned free event, the York Festival of Cycling will return once again on Sunday 3 September. The cycling event... More

£32m scheme to reduce outer ring road journey times by a fifth

14 July 2017

Senior councillors have approved a £32.4m plan to reduce rush hour journey times by up to 20% on York’s outer... More

Scarborough Bridge consultation

6 July 2017

To help provide better accessibility, connectivity and more capacity, City of York Council is consulting with residents, commuters and visitors... More

Eboracum Way open for traffic

12 June 2017

The final section of Eboracum Way, a new road connecting Layerthorpe and Heworth Green has been completed, allowing easier access... More

Celebrate the bicycle’s 200th birthday: give the gift of cycling for Bike Week

7 June 2017

Bike Week runs from Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 June.  Love to Ride are inviting everyone to ‘give the gift... More

Get in gear with a free cycling taster session

15 March 2017

City of York Council is inviting York’s older residents to saddle up and try cycling at a series of free... More

i-Travel York Winter Challenge participants log over 10,000 miles

14 March 2017

Over 10,000 miles, the equivalent of York to Bejing and back, were logged on foot and by bike throughout February... More

Monks Cross partner with City of York Council for Green Wheels

16 February 2017

Monks Cross Shopping Park are ‘going green’ with the help of City of York Council.  There will be an exciting... More

Will you take on the i-Travel York winter challenge?

27 January 2017

i-Travel York is challenging people who work in the city to walk and cycle more this winter and compete with... More

TravelwithTots rides off with national award

11 November 2016

City of York Council’s i-Travel York initiative has won a national award for the York Bike Belles #travelwithtots campaign at... 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

Nearly 9,000 York school pupils set to take Walk to School week in their stride

6 October 2016

Twenty eight York schools and over 8,800 pupils across the city are set to take part in Walk to School... More

10,500 cyclists take to York streets for Sky Ride

13 September 2016

10,500 cyclists took to the streets of York on Sunday during the final Sky Ride big city event. The ride... More

Olympic gold medallists set to take to York’s streets!

8 September 2016

York is gearing up to welcome several Team GB track cyclists fresh from their success at the Rio Olympic Games.... More

Get in gear for spoke-tacular Festival of Cycling

5 September 2016

A renowned free event, the York Festival of Cycling will return once again on Sunday 11 September. The event has... More

Get in gear for Sky Ride York - travel information

25 August 2016

On Sunday 11 September Sky Ride York will once again take to the city’s historic streets in partnership with City... 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

Sky Ride returns to York for final lap

11 August 2016

Following the hugely popular Sky Ride in 2015 which saw over 8,000 cyclists take to the city’s famous streets, the... 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

Fancy a challenge with Sky Ride Local in York?

1 August 2016

City of York Council is encouraging residents who have been inspired by a summer of sport and want to take... More

CYC ♥‘s One Planet York

25 July 2016

City of York Council wants to lead by example and become a ‘One Planet Council’, putting sustainability at the heart... 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

Balance Bike fun sessions for tots

25 May 2016

Young children in York can get into gear at special balance bike sessions for tots at the traffic free York... More

York pupils gear up for Walk to School Week

11 May 2016

Over 8,000 pupils across the city are getting ready to take Walk to School week in their stride between 16... 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

Spring into action with Sky Ride Local in York

8 April 2016

City of York Council is encouraging residents to get out and about on their bikes this spring and explore York... More

Decision Session: Holgate Road cycle scheme

6 April 2016

A report which outlines plans for a preferred layout for the Holgate Road cycle scheme following a consultation with local... More

Green Wheels - find out more about electric and hybrid vehicles

1 April 2016

City of York Council’s i-Travel York team are inviting residents and visitors to come and discover the very latest electric... More

Get into gear this spring with inclusive cycling

24 March 2016

City of York Council is encouraging residents to dust off their bikes and come along to its new inclusive cycling... More

Essential resurfacing - Fulfordgate

22 March 2016

A temporary road closure of Fulfordgate will be in place from Thu 31st March during resurfacing works. More

Thermal technology to detect cyclists at junctions

18 March 2016

Pioneering technology is set to be introduced on key cycle routes in York to help reduce time spent at traffic... More

Advice and support to help travel to school safely this Spring

19 February 2016

With children across York going back to school on Monday, City of York Council is encouraging parents and carers to... 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

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

Christmas gets into gear for one lucky resident!

18 December 2015

A resident from Acomb has ridden away with a new bike ahead of Christmas after winning i-Travel York’s grand prize... More

York residents are region’s most active

14 December 2015

York has the highest proportion of active people in Yorkshire & the Humber and is among the UK’s top 10%,... More

Archbishop of York Junior School receive national award for school safety

9 November 2015

Pupils from Archbishop of York Junior School have received national recognition for their involvement in a school safety campaign. The... More

Over 7,000 residents take part in ground breaking travel scheme

5 November 2015

Over 7,000 households across York have benefitted from the most extensive door-to-door exercise ever carried out by City of York... More

Decision Session: City centre access review

5 November 2015

A number of options to improve city centre access for pedestrians and give greater clarity to road users will be... More

Get to ‘grits’ with Winter maintenance

27 October 2015

City of York Council’s winter maintenance team is inviting residents to find out more about how the council tackles winter... More

Review of Coppergate traffic restrictions

22 October 2015

A review of the traffic restrictions on Coppergate could be given the green light next week. More

Improved cycle links for Monks Cross

20 October 2015

City of York Council is carrying out works to introduce improved off-road cycle facilities in the Monks Cross area. More

Travel2Campus project launches

13 October 2015

City of York Council’s i-Travel York have launched an exciting new Travel2Campus campaign in partnership with the national sustainable travel... More

Upcoming road closures for Copmanthorpe local safety scheme.

16 September 2015

City of York Council is to undertake works at the junction of Manor Heath and Hallcroft Lane, Copmanthorpe to improve... More

Gear up for weekend of cycling

10 September 2015

Now in its sixth year the ever popular York Festival of Cycling, which regularly draws crowds of several thousand, will... More

Sky Ride York set to take to the streets

9 September 2015

York is gearing up for thousands of cyclists of all ages and abilities to take to the city’s historic streets... More

Maintenance works on A1237

8 September 2015

From Monday 7 September, City of York Council will undertake routine maintenance work on the whole of the A1237 outer... More

Jockey Lane pedestrian and cycle improvements

3 September 2015

A report outlining proposed safety improvements for both pedestrians and cyclists using Jockey Lane will go to the Decision Session... More

A64 / A19 interchange resurfacing works

24 August 2015

Works to resurface the A64 / A19 interchange will start next week. More

Seeing York in a new light

6 August 2015

Over 6,000 street lamps in York will be replaced this year, providing a clearer light to help people feel safe... More

City of York Council wins in Sustrans cycle awards

9 July 2015

The City of York Council has won the Yorkshire award for ‘Best Partner’ at an event to celebrate 20 years... More

Morvélo CityCross gets into gear at Rowntree Park

16 June 2015

York's first Morvélo CityCross cycle race helped to get Bike Week in gear as over 200 competitors lined up to... More

Essential resurfacing – School Lane, Copmanthorpe

11 June 2015

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing works on School Lane, Copmanthorpe from 15th June. More

Elvington pupils learn about road safety

9 June 2015

Pupils from City of York Council’s Elvington Church of England Primary School will learn how to stay safe around large... More

i-Travel York on your doorstep

20 May 2015

More than 6,000 homes in the Acomb and Poppleton areas of York will be able to benefit from free travel... More

Sign up to i-Travel York’s BIG Challenge

12 May 2015

A new city-wide travel challenge which encourages York businesses and their employees to consider different modes of sustainable transport starts... More

Thousands line the streets for the first Tour de Yorkshire

6 May 2015

AROUND 450,000 people turned out to witness the spectacle of the second day of the first ever Tour de Yorkshire,... More

A19 Fulford Interchange: Improvement works start this month

1 May 2015

Improvement works to one of York’s busiest road interchanges, helping to tackle congestion and improve public transport reliability on the... More

New i-Travel York film campaign starring Andrew Dunn launches

30 April 2015

A new video campaign promoting cycling, car sharing, walking and travelling on public transport in and around York has launched... More

Essential repair works on Stockton Lane

28 April 2015

City of York Council will be carrying out essential repair works at the Stockton Lane/Hopgrove Lane South junction this week. More

New cycle track officially opens

17 April 2015

York is affirming its position as one of the safest cycling cities in the UK by officially opening a major... More

Holtby Lane resurfacing works

10 April 2015

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing works on Holtby Lane from Thursday 16th April. More

Coming soon: New iTravel York campaign featuring actor Andrew Dunn

1 April 2015

A new video campaign promoting cycling, car sharing, walking and travelling on public transport in and around York launches this... More

Sky Ride returns to York

17 March 2015

The streets of York will be closed to traffic on Sunday 13 September, as thousands of people descend on the... More

Essential resurfacing – Monkgate

4 March 2015

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing works on Monkgate from 9th March. More

Cabinet: Commission set to tackle traffic congestion in York

4 February 2015

Proposals on the principles and scope of an independently-chaired cross-party congestion commission will go before Cabinet next week (10th Feb). More

Essential resurfacing – Burdyke Avenue, Clifton

3 February 2015

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing works on Burdyke Avenue, Clifton from Monday 9th February. More

Route of Tour de Yorkshire unveiled

22 January 2015

AFTER the huge success of 2014's Tour de France Grand Départ, York is proud to be hosting the first ever... More

Decision on improvements to A19 junction

13 January 2015

Following a consultation, City of York Council is taking a further report to a Cabinet meeting on 20th Jan to... More

Free lights scheme to keep cyclists safe

2 December 2014

North Yorkshire Police and City of York Council have joined forces to help keep cyclists safe this winter. More

Consultation on improvements to A19/A64 junction

21 November 2014

City of York Council is undertaking a targeted consultation on a scheme to improve one of York’s busiest road interchanges. More

Decision Session: Improvements to Clarence Street bus corridor

13 November 2014

A new scheme to improve one of York’s key city centre bus corridors is set for final approval. More

Council awarded £1m to continue iTravel initiative

21 July 2014

The Department for Transport has awarded City of York Council a further £1million to continue the city’s pioneering iTravel York... More

Leeman Road bridge to be closed for repairs

11 June 2014

Leeman Road will be closed from 16th to 20th June for highway repairs beneath the Marble Arch Bridge. More

Additional £100k funding for iTravel York

22 April 2014

City of York Council has been awarded an additional £100,000 from the Department of Transport towards the city’s iTravel York... More

Lendal Bridge traffic restrictions to be lifted

9 April 2014

Following a statement issued this morning by Council Leader Cllr. James Alexander, the council has confirmed that Lendal Bridge traffic... More

York remains a top UK cycling city

8 April 2014

York remains one of the top cycling cities in the UK, according to figures released by the Office of National... More

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