By Alison Hill and Robin Tucker
Earlier this year the cycling community in Oxfordshire were dismayed when Oxfordshire County Council lost half of a government grant that aimed to help keep people cycling and walking as lockdown eased.
By Leandra Cardoso
The Bikes for Key Workers project launched at the end of April 2020 and has succeeded in giving bikes to over 200 local NHS and social care key workers. Leandra Cardoso tells us about her experience of receiving a bike through the project and how it has changed her journey to work.
By Kathryn McNicoll
As we approach the 200th bike to be handed out to keyworkers across Oxford it is perhaps a good time to reflect on the extraordinary success of this project.
Oxfordshire County Council’s failure to consult local stakeholder groups has put ‘free money’ to make cycling and walking safer in jeopardy.
By Craig Willis
Back in January, I joined a cycling club. I’ve never been a member of a cycling club before so I was very excited by the prospect of meeting new people, having interesting conversations about the two-wheeled life, and perhaps the m…
By Alison Hill
In order to get more people cycling and walking once lockdown eases, the Government created an Emergency Active Travel fund that councils with responsibilities for highways could bid for. The invitation to bid set out a very clear requirement that any …
By Roger Symonds
We have speculated in previous columns about what will happen to people who have started riding bikes during this pandemic. A YouGov survey has found that a majority (85%) do not wish to go back to how the world was…
The Cyclox Committee shares what this year’s Bike Week (June 6-14th) holds for them.
By Andy Chivers
This week is Bike Week and I find myself reflecting on the ironic contrast with previous Bike Weeks since we can’t organise rides, but many more people are out there riding a bike and would probably have enjoyed an organised ride.
Building a picture of Oxford’s cycling community during Covid-19. Tag us in your photos and films – taken while you stay at home, or maintain physical distancing – showing an unexpected benefit of Covid-19 that you would like to keep when we move into less difficult times.