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Celebrations as York’s new £4.4m Scarborough Bridge scheme is officially opened

1 October 2019

A plaque has been unveiled on York’s Scarborough Bridge to mark its official opening, following the completion of a £4.4m... More

Switched On event planned for iTravel Savvy month

5 September 2019

Month-long campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of sustainable transport More

Enjoy some walking and cycling magic!

23 May 2019

Be inspired by an outdoor storytelling experience, indulge in a Tree Walk and champagne picnic, transform a community mural on... More

Highway works at A19, Skelton

2 May 2019

City of York Council will be carrying out highways works on the A19 Shipton Road at Skelton from Tuesday 7th... 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

York Central moves another step closer with £37m funding decision

14 March 2019

York Central has moved a step closer today as £37.32m of external funding was promised to help the site deliver... More

Month-long programme of events planned to encourage people to rethink the way they travel

21 February 2019

City of York Council’s iTravel team today launched a month-long campaign aimed at encouraging people to rethink the way they travel... More

New study to review access to Fulford School

12 December 2018

City of York Council would like to commission a new study to look at access options to Fulford School, located... More

Scarborough Bridge work set to start next week

24 October 2018

Work is set to start at Scarborough Bridge on Monday 29th October to create a new shared use pedestrian and... 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

Senior councillors agree access route to unlock York Central

3 September 2018

Work on a road to unlock the York Central site could start as early as spring 2019 after senior councillors... More

Senior councillors to consider road to unlock York Central

22 August 2018

Senior councillors are set to consider another major step towards unlocking the York Central site’s potential to provide jobs, homes,... More

Council to invest £50k to improve pedestrian crossings in York

4 July 2018

City of York Council is set to invest £50k to improve or install new pedestrian crossings in York. More

Town and gown join forces to encourage sustainable travel

13 March 2018

City of York Council has joined forces with Get Cycling and the city’s Further and Higher Education establishments to encourage... 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

York Central Access Road - Senior councillors to consider major York Central milestone

8 March 2018

Construction of the access road to unlock the potential of York Central – one of Europe’s largest brownfield sites –... 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

Streetworks update

2 February 2018

Major roadworks are ongoing at several locations in the York area. 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

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

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

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

Experimental changes set to enhance Fossgate

15 September 2017

In a bid to help make Fossgate even more welcoming for residents and businesses a number of traffic changes are... 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

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

£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 council... 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

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

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

Decision Session: Clarence Street bus improvements

6 June 2016

A report which outlines proposed amendments to the Clarence Street bus improvement scheme to provide better value for money and... 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

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

Essential resurfacing - Fulfordgate

22 March 2016

A temporary road closure of Fulfordgate will be in place from Thu 31st March during resurfacing works. 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

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

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

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

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 pupils... 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

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

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

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

Seeing York in a new light

6 August 2015

Over 6,000 street lamps in York will be replaced this year, providing a clearer light to help people feel safe... 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

Elvington pupils learn about road safety

9 June 2015

Pupils from City of York Council’s Elvington Church of England Primary School will learn how to stay safe around large... 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

Essential resurfacing – Monkgate

4 March 2015

City of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing works on Monkgate from 9th March. 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

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

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

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

New Combined Authority to drive transport investment

2 April 2014

A new body to manage investment worth £1.5bn for transport and economic infrastructure was formally established this week. 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

Road safety improvements for University Road

10 March 2014

A scheme to install road safety improvements along University Road will take a step forward if approved at a Cabinet... 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

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

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

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. 27... More

York secures £2m for A19 flood prevention work

27 September 2013

City of York Council has bid for and successfully secured millions in funding towards improving one of York’s key arterial... 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

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

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

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

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 in... 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

Thousands of York school children to take part in Walk to School week

20 May 2013

Thousands of school children in York are set to take part in this year’s National Walk to School event, taking... More

Summer buses open up the countryside

3 May 2013

Seasonal bus services will provide access to the countryside for York residents from this Sunday 5th May. More

Lendal Bridge traffic restrictions proposed

29 April 2013

To improve pedestrian access and public transport reliability, new proposals seek to limit car and motorbike access across Lendal Bridge. More

Leading the way with walking and cycling

27 April 2013

It’s time to get pedalling or striding out with City of York Council’s latest programme of free group walks and... 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 commuters showcased in series of short videos

21 February 2013

iTravel York has launched a series of videos demonstrating the variety of sustainable travel options in and around the city. 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

Restricted access for pedestrians and cyclists during York Minster South Piazza works

23 January 2013

City of York Council is advising pedestrians and cyclists that there will be restricted access alongside York Minster from Monday... More

A healthier you for 2013

11 January 2013

Do you want to get fitter or feel healthier this year but have no time to fit physical activity into your busy... More

Fluctuating river levels under watch

27 December 2012

The level of the River Ouse has now dropped to around 2.7M above normal levels, but is expected to rise... More

Riverside routes affected by flooding

28 November 2012

Several roads, footpaths and cycle lanes in York are currently affected by flooding. All riverside paths and riverside cycle lanes are affected,... More

It’s a Walk-over!

22 October 2012

Workers, pupils and residents in York have spent the last three weeks walking enough miles to take them from Land’s... More