Tag Archives: Oxford

Electrifying the transport sector

The Ebike Summit 2020, in partnership with EDF Energy, took place online in November, with speakers discussing how the e-bike industry can help promote sustainable transport. Rebecca Morley looks at what this means moving forward

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Oxford residents set to benefit from new secure cycle parking

Residents of the Iffley and St Mary’s areas of Oxford are set to benefit from a number of secure cycle storage facilities. Oxfordshire County Council is to consider plans for 104 new secure cycle storage spaces along eight streets between Iffley and Cowley Road from The Plain to Bullingdon Road. …

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Oxfordshire County Council fast-tracks Sustrans project in response to pandemic

Oxfordshire County Council has fast-tracked a scheme at Chilton Road in Upton to make it easier for people to walk and cycle as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary scheme, which will provide more space for people to walk, wheel and cycle and restrict access for …

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Oxford to install 90 new bike parking spaces in city centre

Oxford City Council is installing 90 new bike parking spaces in the city centre. 72 of the bike parking spaces will be installed by the end of August. This will see 24 spaces in Speedwell Street, outside Tesco, 24 spaces in Speedwell Street, outside Oxford Crown Court, and 24 spaces …

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Long-term plans to increase permanent cycleways in Oxfordshire

Longer-term plans for permanent increases in cycleways are set to lead to a step-change in Oxfordshire’s cycling infrastructure. A series of plans by Oxfordshire County Council, combined with a £2.9 million two-stage Government grant, will transform residents’ experience of cycling as part of a move to support active and healthy …

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‘Major’ improvement works complete on traffic-free cycle and walking route to Oxford

Major improvement works have been completed on the traffic-free walking and cycling path at Kennington, giving people an alternative to joining the traffic on the usually busy A34. With more than £250,000 of funding from Highways England and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, Sustrans has resurfaced the path. …

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Oxford installs additional bike parking spaces at park and rides

Oxford City Council has begun the installation of 130 additional bike parking spaces at Park and Rides to help commuters cycle the last miles of their journey into the city. The work will see 64 new bike parking spaces installed at Redbridge Park and Ride, 42 new spaces installed at …

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