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Switched On event success

1 October 2019

York-based suppliers of electric vehicles took the opportunity to showcase their products at a ‘Switched On’ event, which was organised... 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

Executive to be asked to agree Hyper Hubs plan

8 March 2019

City of York Council’s Executive will be asked to agree to progress plans to develop rapid charging points – known... More

York to trial electric waste vehicle

5 December 2018

City of York Council is set to trial a new state of the art, zero emission, electric refuse collection vehicle... More

Parking discount changes for low emission vehicles

9 November 2018

City of York Council is reviewing its criteria for residents who purchase permits for low emission vehicles. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

York successful in Go Ultra Low Cities bid

25 January 2016

York is one of eight UK cities to be awarded ‘Go Ultra Low’ city status by the Office of Low... 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

York shorlisted for Low Carbon Champions award

2 September 2015

City of York Council, First York Buses and Optare have been shortlisted in the Vehicle Operator category for the 2015... More

Transdev shows support for York Pride event

4 June 2015

Transdev is working in partnership with York Pride for the biggest LGBT celebration the City has seen on 20th June. 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

Monks Cross Park & Ride gets a new fleet of electric buses

19 May 2015

The UK’s top Park & Ride service is further expanding its offer to customers by introducing new fully-electric buses at... 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

York’s buses rated number one in England

12 March 2015

Improvements to bus services have resulted in York being rated as having the best bus services in England, according to... 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 programme... More

York welcomes Electrification Task Force report

5 March 2015

City of York Council welcomes today’s Final Electrification Task Force report, which places the York–Harrogate-Leeds railway line in the top... 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

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

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

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. In... 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

Hundreds more sign up to i-Travel York

9 August 2013

Even more residents have signed up to the i-Travel York campaign to benefit from free travel advice during the most... More

York secures £250k electric charging point funding

1 August 2013

York has successfully secured over £250,000 government funding towards introducing new electric charging points throughout the city. More

York successfully bids for nine electric buses

29 May 2013

City of York Council, First and Transdev York are celebrating today after successfully bidding for £824k funding for nine new... More

i-Travel York is coming to your doorstep

25 April 2013

Over 12,000 homes in the north of York could benefit from free travel advice during the most extensive door-to-door exercise... More

York set to become first UK city to introduce a network of pay-as-you-go charging points

2 April 2013

York is set to become the first city in the UK to install a network of pay-as-you-go charging points for... More

Successful bid for funding to improve air quality

3 January 2013

City of York Council has gained funding from government worth £150,000 for five schemes aimed at improving air quality in... More