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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

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

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

£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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bus services during Christmas Week

20 December 2012

If you're heading into York by bus or Park & Ride this Christmas week, don't forget to check the holiday... More

Bus services affected by flooding

29 November 2012

Some bus services in the York area are currently being affected by flooding, although the A19 south of Fulford is... More