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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

City of York Council works with neighbouring councils to secure the future of Service 18

1 May 2018

City of York Council has brokered a deal between local authorities and several parish councils to secure the short-term future... 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

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

Stonebow bus stops set to reopen on Monday

2 March 2018

On Monday 5th March, bus services will return to their normal stops at Stonebow following relocation during the refurbishment of... 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

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 of... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

£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

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

£2 million investment in York’s streetlights

2 May 2017

Thousands of York’s ageing streetlights are set for an overhaul through a £2million investment by City of York Council. The... More

EYMS: Tap your phone to catch a bus

3 April 2017

Local bus company East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) has launched a brand new app to revolutionise travel for East Yorkshire... More

Stonebow: Bus stop relocation from 29th March

28 March 2017

Due to the ongoing redevelopment of Stonebow House, three bus stops will be relocated from Wednesday 29th March for the... 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

Park & Ride fare changes

13 March 2017

From 26th March 2017, fare changes will be introduced on York’s Park & Ride network. More

Northern Rail strike planned for Monday 13th March

7 March 2017

Disruption and cancellations are expected on all Northern Rail services on Monday 13th March due to industrial action by RMT... 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

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

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

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... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rougier St and Low Ousegate: Bus stop closures from 22nd Feb.

10 February 2016

Bus stops at Rougier St and Low Ousegate will be temporarily closed from late February to allow major works to... 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

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

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

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

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

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

First announce bus service changes

13 June 2015

First York has announced changes to bus services from 2nd August following a consultation exercise held earlier this year. 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

UPDATE- Bank Holiday rail strike suspended

21 May 2015

Following talks between Network Rail and the TSSA and RMT trade unions, the planned industrial action due to take place... 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

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 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 - 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

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... 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

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

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

Improvements to EYMS service 18

19 January 2015

East Yorkshire Motor Services has announced further improvements to buses between Market Weighton, Holme on Spalding Moor, Wheldrake, York Designer... 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

Free Wi-Fi on Park & Ride

28 November 2014

Passengers can now access free Wi-Fi on all of York's Park & Ride services and several of First York's local... 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

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