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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

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

Councillors approve funding for outer ring road upgrade

21 December 2018

The council’s Executive approved match funding for the dualling of the York outer ring road from the A19 Shipton Road... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

£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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 pupils... 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

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

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

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

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

Changes to First York fares from 30th August

20 August 2015

First York have announced changes to some of their commercial fares from 30th August 2015. 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

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

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

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

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

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’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

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

Have your say: First seeks views on bus routes

6 February 2015

People living and working in parts of York are being given an opportunity to shape their future bus services as... 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

Titan the robot launches improved 415 bus service

26 January 2015

Titan the robot took travel to the MAX when he relaunched Arriva's York to Selby bus service at the Designer... 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

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

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

York by Bus campaign launches

11 November 2013

A new campaign to encourage even more people to travel by bus in York lauches this week. 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

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

Have you seen York’s new-look bus timetables?

29 October 2013

From today, bus users travelling along the Hull Road and Dunnington routes will notice our new-look bus timetables. More

Road safety improvements for Joseph Rowntree School

23 October 2013

Pedestrians and cyclists will benefit from works to improve access and crossing points in and around Joseph Rowntree School 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

York gears up for Walk to School Week

5 October 2013

City of York Council is gearing up for Walk to School Week that is taking place from 7 -11 October. 27... 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

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

Pavement closed for four weeks

12 September 2013

From Sunday 15th September, Pavement will be closed for four weeks to enable Northern Gas Networks to carry out important... 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

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

New traffic enforcement measures for Coppergate

29 July 2013

From 12th August 2013, City of York Council will be introducing new enforcement measures on one of York’s busiest bus,... 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

York gearing up to introduce city-wide cycle hire scheme

8 July 2013

York is gearing up to make the first steps towards introducing a city-wide cycle hire scheme, if approved at City... More

Roadworks on A19 Selby Road to commence 30 June

25 June 2013

City of York Council will be carrying out essential carriageway reconstruction works on the A19 Selby Road at Fulford from Sunday... More

Roadworks at A1237 Great North Way roundabout, Poppleton to commence 30 June

25 June 2013

City of York Council will be carrying out essential carriageway resurfacing works on the A1237 Great North Way roundabout at... 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 in... More

First meeting a success for York Bus User Group

14 June 2013

York residents joined City of York Council for their first Bus User Group meeting last week at West Offices to... More

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