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ON YER BIKE: 200th bike for keyworkers is handed out

As we approach the 200th bike to be handed out to keyworkers across Oxford, writes Kathryn McNicoll, it is perhaps a good time to reflect on the extraordinary success of this

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Active travel campaigners fear Oxford will miss out on £2.4m COVID-19 emergency fund

Oxfordshire County Council’s failure to consult local stakeholder groups has put ‘free money’ to make cycling and walking safer in

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Why we support bus gates

By Alison Hill

Last summer (how long ago that now seems) our two councils published “Connecting Oxford”, proposing radical changes to the city transport. It included bus gates, better bus services connecting centres of employment in the east of the city, and a workplace parking levy to support these

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Deliveries by cargo bike

By Alison Hill

During the pandemic we all witnessed the extraordinary and eery sight of the streets of Oxford empty of motor traffic, and sadly empty of people walking and cycling. Think back to what the congested polluted streets were like before the

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Low Traffic Neighbourhoods are simple

By Danny Yee

There is nothing at all complicated about low traffic neighbourhoods, even if urban planners turn them into acronyms (LTNs) and introduce jargon (such as ‘modal

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Going solo while we wait to see what happens

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

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Deliveries by bike

Cargo bikes and the future of freight

Tuesday 21st July, 7.30-9.30pm

Online Zoom

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Oxfordshire County Council needs to be bold and ambitious

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

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Celebrating the arrival of 500th Cyclox member

By Alison Hill

When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are

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Things to bear in mind when choosing a new bicycle

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

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Cycling without barriers

By Paul Brivio, Chief Executive of Active Oxfordshire

As we seek to find new ways of travelling while effectively socially distancing, access to a bicycle becomes a real issue of

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Bike Week 2020

The Cyclox Committee shares what this year's Bike Week (June 6-14th) holds for

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