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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One Planet York launch at York Festival of Ideas

10 May 2016

Businesses and organisations across York will launch the One Planet York initiative at the prestigious York Festival of ideas on... 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

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

Christmas gets into gear for one lucky resident!

18 December 2015

A resident from Acomb has ridden away with a new bike ahead of Christmas after winning i-Travel York’s grand prize... 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

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

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

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

Derwenthorpe to benefit from iTravel York advice service

24 July 2015

Derwenthorpe residents will soon be able to benefit from our Personalised Travel Planning programme. 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

Thousands of residents sign up to iTravel York

17 July 2015

Thousands of residents have signed up to our iTravel York campaign after getting free face-to-face travel advice at home or... 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

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

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

Coming soon: New iTravel York campaign featuring actor Andrew Dunn

1 April 2015

A new video campaign promoting cycling, car sharing, walking and travelling on public transport in and around York launches this... 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

Askham Bar Park & Ride wins regional award

13 March 2015

The new Askham Bar Park & Ride site building has been granted an award for ‘excellence in civil engineering in... 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

Bus User Group seeks new recruits

26 February 2015

Bus users are being invited to have their say on how bus services in York are planned and delivered. 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

Council awarded £1m to continue iTravel initiative

21 July 2014

The Department for Transport has awarded City of York Council a further £1million to continue the city’s pioneering iTravel York... 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

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

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

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.... 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

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 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

New DVD to raise awareness of safe cycling

5 July 2013

City of York Council has worked in partnership with road safety teams across the Yorkshire and the Humber region to... More

York Cycle Challenge - 1 week to go!

25 June 2013

There's just one week to go until the start of York's Cycle Challenge 2013! Workplaces in York are being invited... 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

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 to host the 2013 British Cycling Men’s and Women’s National Circuit Race Championships

17 April 2013

British Cycling has announced that York will host the 2013 Men’s and Women’s British Cycling National Circuit Race Championships on... More

York launches new Park & Pedal initiative

16 April 2013

City of York Council has joined forces with local businesses to launch the new Park & Pedal initiative at York Park... 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

Major new cycle route proposed for York

28 March 2013

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

Launch of ECO Stars fleet recognition scheme

6 March 2013

As part of National Climate Week, City of York Council is launching a new scheme to promote and support environmentally-friendly... More

Le Grand Départ business conference

5 March 2013

City of York Council is inviting local businesses to find out how they can benefit from the world’s largest sporting... 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

Roads and routes affected by flooding

21 December 2012

Due to heavy rainfall throughout this week, some roads and routes in York have been affected by localised flooding. River levels are expected to peak... More