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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

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

£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

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

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

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

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

£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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 residents are region’s most active

14 December 2015

York has the highest proportion of active people in Yorkshire & the Humber and is among the UK’s top 10%,... More

York’s Dial and Ride fleet extended

26 November 2015

York’s Dial & Ride service has been expanded thanks to a new bus, giving passengers more opportunities to travel to... More

Amber warning for delivery drivers

11 November 2015

Delivery drivers are being warned of the dangers that can be caused from driving and parking inappropriately in York. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feedback shapes review of York’s signposting

5 February 2015

Following a six-week consultation into the future of York’s signposts, feedback will be taken to a Cabinet meeting on 10th... More

Brand new buses for routes 24, 26 & 27

6 February 2014

Arriva Yorkshire have rolled out four brand-new low emission buses in York. More

Dial & Ride: Over 20 years helping people keep their independence.

19 December 2013

City of York Council is recognizing the dedication of York’s Dial & Ride service. More

More disabled parking spaces in York’s car parks

17 December 2013

City of York Council is increasing the number of disabled parking spaces in York’s city centre. More

York set to endorse Government’s £1billion devolved transport fund

27 November 2013

City of York Council will be asked to formally endorse the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and progress proposals for a new legal... 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

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

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

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

Reinvigorate York strategy reviews York’s streets and spaces

10 June 2013

A new strategy which aims to make York a fully accessible city is now open for public consultation until Wed... 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

New Footstreets arrangements

19 February 2013

From Monday 18th March, new arrangements for the operation of York's City Centre footstreets will be trialled. More