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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

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

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

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

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

Plans to cut congestion on outer ring road roundabout

4 May 2018

City of York Council is sharing proposals to cut congestion and journey times on one of York’s busiest roads. More

York’s hi-tech approach to tackle congestion

30 April 2018

City of York Council is pioneering intelligent transport technology to tackle congestion on the city’s roads. 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

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

Pupils asked: ‘Should you sack your chauffeur?’

27 February 2018

Pupils in York are being asked ‘should you sack your chauffeur?’ as part of a drive to improve pedestrian safety... 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

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 of... 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

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

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

£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

Senior Councillor to consider early festive boost for retailers

12 October 2017

Shoppers and retailers could get an early Christmas present next week if a senior councillor approves plans to extend parking... 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

£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

Ringing in the changes at car parks in York

29 June 2017

Motorists who use their mobile phone to pay for car parking in York are being warned about changes which may... 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

Micklegate Bar closure for restoration works

24 May 2017

As part of a £1.5 million restoration scheme to preserve and protect York’s medieval city walls – announced by City... 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

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

Key city centre junctions set to benefit from new traffic signals

6 January 2017

Ageing traffic signals on key city centre junctions including George Hudson Street/Micklegate and Skeldergate/Micklegate/North Street are set for a complete... 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

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

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

Over 12,000 residents join Minster Badge scheme

29 July 2016

Nearly 12,200 residents have joined the City of York Council Minster Badge scheme almost two years after it was introduced... 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

City of York Council’s newly approved taxi licensing policy aims to cut pollution from York’s fleet

12 May 2016

The new policy which consolidates all previous taxi licensing decisions into one single formal document, restricts harmful emissions from taxis... 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

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

Essential resurfacing - Fulfordgate

22 March 2016

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

Review of car parking provision to be considered at Council Executive

3 February 2016

Options to carry out the largest review of car parking provision in York in over 10 years could be considered... More

Amber warning for delivery drivers

11 November 2015

Delivery drivers are being warned of the dangers that can be caused from driving and parking inappropriately in York. 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

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

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

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

Coppergate refund process and FAQs

4 August 2015

Following approval on 30th July, City of York Council has opened the application process for the repayment of Coppergate Penalty... More

Report outlines Transport team’s achievements

21 July 2015

A report outlining City of York Council's Transport team's achievements during 2014/15 and proposed budget amendments for the service for... 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

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

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

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

York responds to Northern Transport plans

20 March 2015

City of York Council notes with interest today’s Northern transport announcement and welcomes the commitment to invest in transport and... More

York shortlisted for £35m ultra green funding

11 March 2015

City of York Council has been shortlisted for a share of the Government’s £35million ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) funding. The... More

Changes to parking charges from 1st April

10 March 2015

From 1st April 2015 there will be a number of changes to City of York Council-run car parks, on-street parking... More

Essential resurfacing – Monkgate

4 March 2015

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

Next step in securing funds to progress plans for York’s Outer Ring Road

24 February 2015

City of York Council’s Cabinet will meet on 3rd March to decide the next steps for progressing plans to upgrade... More

York businesses encouraged to take advantage of free travel planning

24 February 2015

i-Travel York is offering even more York based businesses help with parking issues, advice on improving employees' travel options and... 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

Essential resurfacing works – Alcuin Avenue, Tang Hall

15 January 2015

City of York Council will carry out works to reconstruct part of Alcuin Avenue from Mon 19th Jan for up... 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

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

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

Overnight road closures on A59

31 March 2014

City of York Council will be carrying out overnight works in the area around the A59 from tonight in preparation... More

Road safety improvements for University Road

10 March 2014

A scheme to install road safety improvements along University Road will take a step forward if approved at a Cabinet... More

Bridge restrictions to be lifted during TUC march

3 March 2014

Lendal Bridge restrictions will be lifted for the day on Saturday 8th March, due to disruption caused by a TUC... More

Parents’ Parking Promise

5 February 2014

Parents and carers across York are being encouraged to pledge their support for a new scheme aimed at tackling inappropriate... More

More disabled parking spaces in York’s car parks

17 December 2013

City of York Council is increasing the number of disabled parking spaces in York’s city centre. More

City of York Council wins national award for driving up car sharing and car club use

3 December 2013

City of York Council has won a national award and was a close runner-up for another. More

York set to endorse Government’s £1billion devolved transport fund

27 November 2013

City of York Council will be asked to formally endorse the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and progress proposals for a new legal... More

Residents reconsider travel options following ground-breaking i-Travel York exercise

20 November 2013

Thousands of households in the north of York have so far benefitted from the most extensive door-to-door exercise ever carried... More

York businesses: sign up to get free travel advice

20 November 2013

York businesses still have the opportunity to sign up to a free conference which could provide them and their employees... More

New Askham Bar P&R site: night works

18 November 2013

City of York Council will be carrying out works for the revised junction at for the new Askham Bar Park... More

Take advantage of Yorkshire’s first network of electric vehicle charging points

5 November 2013

Tourists, businesses and residents in York can now benefit from the region’s first network of pay-as-you-go electric vehicle charging points.... More

City of York Council shortlisted in national awards for driving up car sharing and car club use

30 October 2013

City of York Council has been shortlisted for two national awards for its work on increasing car sharing and use... More

20mph speed limits coming to residential roads in the West of York

30 October 2013

City of York Council is beginning the roll out of 20mph speed limits in residential areas across the West of... More

Join us in making York’s roads safer

24 October 2013

All three emergency services and Berwick Kaler, Britain’s longest running panto star are backing City of York Council’s new campaign... More

i-Travel York launch Yorkshire’s first multi-modal journey planner

7 October 2013

City of York Council’s i-Travel York team has officially launched the region’s first multi-modal journey planner. More

Lendal Bridge trial - month one data

3 October 2013

City of York Council has published data from the first month of the Lendal Bridge traffic trial which demonstrates that... More

York secures £2m for A19 flood prevention work

27 September 2013

City of York Council has bid for and successfully secured millions in funding towards improving one of York’s key arterial... More

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