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York sustainable travel video wins national award

4 December 2018

An animated video commissioned by City of York Council to encourage children and their parents and carers to walk, cycle... More

Repair works to Parliament Street ahead of festive season

8 November 2017

City of York Council is carrying out essential repair works to Parliament Street this Sunday (12 November) ahead of the... More

Over 7,000 pupils set to take Walk to School Week in their stride

12 October 2017

Twenty five York schools and over 7,000 pupils across the city are set to take part in Walk to School... 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

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

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

Nearly 7,000 York school pupils set to take Walk to School Week in their stride

18 May 2017

Twenty two York schools including 6,900 pupils are set to take part in walk to school week from Monday (22... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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... 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

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

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

Pupils get ready to take Walk to School week in their stride

9 October 2015

Thirty one schools and over 9,000 pupils across the city are taking part in the biggest ever Walk to School... More

Free safety training for York primary school children

8 October 2015

City of York Council is offering York primary school students’ free pedestrian safety training in partnership with the region wide... 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

New Peak Time Travel Pass for bus passengers with learning difficulties

15 September 2015

City of York Council has teamed up with First York to launch a new Peak Time Travel bus pass for... 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

New summer buses announced to York Maze

15 July 2015

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

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

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

Bus company offers Easter treat

24 March 2015

Hull-based bus company EYMS are encouraging York residents and commuters to hop on the bus this Easter by offering reduced... More

York - Leeds Easter rail bus replacement for electrification works

17 March 2015

Rail passengers and York residents are being warned to plan ahead this Easter as work to electrify the railway between... 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

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

£2m footbridge upgrade bid success

3 March 2015

Plans to upgrade the footbridge on Scarborough Bridge have been given the green light, following today’s announcement that funding has... 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

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

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

All York ticket prices reduced

5 January 2014

Prices of All York Week and Family tickets have been reduced for 2014. 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

Yorkshire launches first Tour de France education pack

12 November 2013

Yorkshire is getting into gear with the launch of the first ever Tour de France school’s resource pack - for... 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

York is first city in the UK to get electric bus makeover

31 October 2013

One of York’s City Sightseeing buses will become the first double decker in the country to get an electric makeover,... 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

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

Work starts on new flagship cycle route for the north of York

2 October 2013

York is affirming its position as one of the safest cycling cities in the UK with a new scheme to... More

All York ticket sales grow

6 September 2013

As the All York ticket recently celebrated its first birthday, the All York Management Committee is pleased to announce ticket... More

New YOzone cards for 16 to 18 year olds

30 August 2013

Even more young people in York are being offered the opportunity to benefit from discounted travel, thanks to a City... More

Summer holidays just got better in York with Sky Ride Local!

11 August 2013

A partnership between City of York Council, British Cycling and Sky has brought a fun packed summer programme of Sky... 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

Cheaper bus travel for 11 to 18 year-olds this August

25 July 2013

The York Quality Bus Partnership is offering youngsters cheaper bus fares throughout August. More

Lendal Bridge trial: Achieving York’s city centre and public transport vision

22 July 2013

City of York Council is inviting residents and businesses to learn more about the York city centre vision and its... More

Hundreds sign up to i-Travel York

17 July 2013

Hundreds of residents have signed up to benefit from free travel advice during the most extensive door-to-door exercise ever carried... More

Be part of the National Circuit Race Championships in York

10 July 2013

City of York council  and British Cycling are giving 100 lucky residents the chance to be part of the 2013... More

York kids encouraged to become ‘Green Explorers’ this summer

24 June 2013

York families have the chance to discover 16 unique visitor attractions this summer as part of a new initiative run... More

60 years of safe passage

24 June 2013

City of York Council's School Crossing Patrol service has celebrated its Diamond Jubilee. The school crossing patrol service first started... More

Thousands of York school children to take part in Walk to School week

20 May 2013

Thousands of school children in York are set to take part in this year’s National Walk to School event, taking... More

Summer buses open up the countryside

3 May 2013

Seasonal bus services will provide access to the countryside for York residents from this Sunday 5th May. More

Leading the way with walking and cycling

27 April 2013

It’s time to get pedalling or striding out with City of York Council’s latest programme of free group walks and... 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