Covid-19

Dawson Street traffic filter courtesy Oxfordshire Liveable Streets

£3 million to get more people cycling and walking in Oxfordshire

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

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Back in the saddle

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

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200th bike for keyworkers is handed out

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.

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 jeopardy.

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

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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

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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

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Bike Week 2020

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

This year it’s Bike Week with a difference

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

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#cyclingandhopeful

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

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Oxford campaign groups demand urgent say in allocation of £3m COVID-19 active travel fund

Cyclox and Oxford Pedestrians’ Association (OxPA) ask for input on Council proposals to make cycling and walking safer post-lockdown and relieve pressure on public transport.

Cycling under lockdown: Bicester bike users

By Matt Reid and Jenny Ward

Bicester Bike User Group share the experiences of teaching a 4 year old to ride a bike, and re-gaining the confidence to cycle again.