Month: January 2023

End road deaths: learning from Helsinki

By Jamie Clarke

More than 100 people from across Oxfordshire gathered on the evening of Tuesday 25 January to kick start a campaign to put an end to cyclist deaths on our roads. This follows the tragic deaths of four young women cycling in Oxford over the past 2 years. Cyclox organised the event to initiate an ambitious plan to eliminate road deaths.

How do e-scooters compare to bikes?

By Andy Chivers

Oxford’s e-scooter rental scheme  started in February 21 and is now one of more than 15 schemes in the country. Planned government legislation should approve personal e-scooters that reach certain safety standards by May 2024.

Cycling to school

By Zuhura Plummer

As we start a new school term, it’s a brilliant time to get the kids biking to school. ‘I save about two hours in a day,’ an Oxford mum tells me, when I ask how she feels about the change in the way her kids get to school.

New Year’s cycling resolutions

By Alison Hill

As we said goodbye to 2022 and welcomed in 2023, we asked Cyclox members for their New Year cycling resolutions. We had some wonderful and aspirational responses.