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News : Visiting York

Balloon Fiesta travel advice

25 September 2019

Visitors to this year's Balloon Fiesta are advised to travel by bus. More

New guide to York’s Wildlife Sites

25 April 2019

City of York Council’s iTravel team has produced a new guide to wildlife sites across the city, each of which... More

Planning application for front of York Station submitted

21 March 2019

Plans that will see the front of York Railway Station transformed with the removal of Queen Street Bridge and reorganising... 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

Park & Ride customers advised of new fares from Sunday

30 January 2019

City of York Council and First York have announced that the standard Park & Ride return fare will increase by... More

Evening Park & Ride services for 2019

6 January 2019

Whether you're shopping, eating, socialising or working in the city centre, you can do it for longer in 2019 with... More

Temporary repairs on Parliament Street

28 September 2018

City of York Council will carry out temporary repairs of broken and uneven paving slabs/flags on Parliament Street from next... More

Give your views on Fossgate improvement plans

18 September 2018

The council is asking for your views on plans to improve one of the city’s best loved streets. More

‘Thank York It’s Friday’ sees introduction of late evening Park & Ride every Friday until Christmas

7 September 2018

York’s city centre is supporting the high street with a new initiative bringing together York Business Improvement District, First York,... 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

Versailles star encourages visitors to enjoy York’s attractions this summer

20 July 2018

Television star Alexander Vlahos is reminding visitors that they can enjoy York’s attractions for longer this summer - by making... More

Final reminder to have your say on station plans

6 July 2018

York residents have just a couple more days to have their say about plans to transform the front of York... More

York Clean Air Zone survey- give us your views

25 June 2018

City of York Council would like to hear your views on proposals to introduce a new Clean Air Zone for... More

Clean Air Day 2018: One double decker bus has the potential to take 75 cars off the road!

20 June 2018

Ahead of Clean Air Day on 21st June, York’s Quality Bus Partnership is urging commuters to play their part in... More

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

Extended summer evening Park & Ride service

13 June 2018

Users of York’s popular Park & Ride service will be able to enjoy the attractions in the city centre for... 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

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

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

Council asks for comments on changes to Fossgate traffic flows

16 February 2018

City of York Council is asking for opinions on recent efforts to reduce traffic on one of the city centre’s... 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

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

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

New EYMS bus app ticket for York commuters

29 November 2017

Travellers in the Pocklington area can now buy bus tickets through their mobile phone, as local bus company East Yorkshire... 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

First York gives balloon fans a lift

19 September 2017

Local bus operator First York has teamed up with the organisers of York Balloon Fiesta to provide customers with cut-price... 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

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

Ringing in the changes at car parks in York

29 June 2017

Motorists who use their mobile phone to pay for car parking in York are being warned about changes which may... 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

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

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

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

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

Executive: Coppergate Traffic Regulation Order

5 October 2016

City of York Council’s Executive will be asked to approve an amended Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Coppergate at a... 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 organised... 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

New Traffic Restrictions for Coppergate

16 August 2016

Traffic restrictions are set to be reintroduced on one of York’s key public transport links. 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

EYMS: Amazing summer buses return to York Maze

18 July 2016

Visitors to York will find it easier to access some of the region’s most popular visitor attractions this summer, as... 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

First York: Free Bus Travel For Armed Forces Day

24 June 2016

To commemorate and support ‘Armed Forces Day’ this Saturday 25 June, First York has announced that serving members of the... 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

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

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

Decision Session: City centre access review

5 November 2015

A number of options to improve city centre access for pedestrians and give greater clarity to road users will be... 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

A64 / A19 interchange resurfacing works

24 August 2015

Works to resurface the A64 / A19 interchange will start next week. 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

New summer buses announced to York Maze

15 July 2015

Visitors to York will find it easier to access some of the region’s most popular visitor attractions this summer, as... More

Transdev shows support for York Pride event

4 June 2015

Transdev is working in partnership with York Pride for the biggest LGBT celebration the City has seen on 20th 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

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

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 - 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

York awarded £475k to reduce bus emissions

17 March 2015

More buses in York are set to get an electric makeover, thanks to a successful bid from City of York... 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

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

Route of Tour de Yorkshire unveiled

22 January 2015

AFTER the huge success of 2014's Tour de France Grand Départ, York is proud to be hosting the first ever... More

New look for Exhibition Square Interchange

9 January 2015

Residents and visitors are now benefiting from a redesigned bus interchange in York city centre. 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

Lendal Bridge traffic restrictions to be lifted

9 April 2014

Following a statement issued this morning by Council Leader Cllr. James Alexander, the council has confirmed that Lendal Bridge traffic... More

New Tour de France route app now available

3 April 2014

An innovative new mobile app has been launched ahead of the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire this July. More

Overnight road closures on A59

31 March 2014

City of York Council will be carrying out overnight works in the area around the A59 from tonight in preparation... More

Park & Pedal initiative commended at national awards

20 March 2014

City of York Council’s Park & Pedal scheme has been commended at the 2014 British Parking Awards. More

Bridge restrictions to be lifted during TUC march

3 March 2014

Lendal Bridge restrictions will be lifted for the day on Saturday 8th March, due to disruption caused by a TUC... More

Reinvigorate York: Improving York’s city centre

24 January 2014

City of York Council has today unveiled the latest Reinvigorate York schemes that will improve the quality of key public... More

All York ticket prices reduced

5 January 2014

Prices of All York Week and Family tickets have been reduced for 2014. 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

New Askham Bar P&R site: night works

18 November 2013

City of York Council will be carrying out works for the revised junction at for the new Askham Bar Park... 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

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

York set to get a new-look Central Bus Interchange

11 October 2013

Even more improvements are set to be made to York’s bus network if plans are approved at a decision session... More

New shelter proposed for York’s busiest bus stop

9 October 2013

The busiest of York’s five Park & Ride services is set to get a new city centre bus shelter, following... 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

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

First awarded Park & Ride contract for a further three years

16 August 2013

City of York Council is pleased to announce that First has been awarded York’s Park & Ride (P&R) contract for... 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

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

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

Discount bus travel to and from the station

31 May 2013

If you're travelling by train during June or July 2013, PLUSBUS is offering a discounted £2 add-on to your train... More

All York Young Person’s Day ticket now available

28 May 2013

Young people can make the most of this half-term and future bus trips by travelling for less in York with... More

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