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York roads resurfaced, from 24 Oct

Resurfacing York roads

York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing on several roads in York, including Huntington Road, Campleshon Road, Bad Bargain Lane, Moor Lane, Low Green and Fulfordgate from 24 October. Work is set to take place on: · Huntington Road from 24 October for five days, 9.15am-4pm. A temporary road closure from the junction of Link Road to Brockfields Road

Written on 20th October 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in infrastructure, News, Transport

Coppergate bus lane proposed

Coppergate

Comments are being invited on plans for a bus lane on Coppergate in York city centre. Traffic restrictions have been in place on Coppergate since the 1960s, but enforced infrequently. The council’s Executive has approved the reintroduction of automatic number plate recognition cameras (ANPR) to enforce the restrictions. A draft Traffic Regulation Order provides details of the restrictions to be

Written on 15th August 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Current Issues, Lobbying, News, Retail, Transport

Anticipation mounting ahead of Autohorn Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge

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The Autohorn Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge, due to be held on Micklegate, York on Sunday 28 August, is gaining momentum with teams now entering the final stages of the vehicle construction. The event, sponsored by York based fleet management company Autohorn, is the first of its kind to be held on Micklegate. With 44 teams entered to take part, the

Written on 29th July 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, Transport

Autohorn celebrate receiving ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status

Autohorn-celebrate-receivin-‘Go-Ultra-Low-Company’-status

York based Fleet Management Company Autohorn has been awarded ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status and have taken delivery of a BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid super car, to broaden the choice of electric and hybrid cars they have on offer. The ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status is part of a new government and automotive initiative which recognises UK businesses that

Written on 4th July 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, Transport

Views sought on bus subsidy changes

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City of York Council is seeking views from residents and commuters on a number of changes to council subsidised bus routes in York, following agreement to make £350k required savings at Budget Council in February. Members of the public will have the opportunity to give their views on the services proposed for withdrawal or alteration between Monday 11 April and

Written on 4th April 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Economy, News story1, Transport

Yorkshire coach company placed into administration

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On 11 February 2016 Bob Maxwell and Andrew Mackenzie of Begbies Traynor were appointed as joint administrators of South Yorkshire coach company, Tates Travel Limited. One of the largest privately owned bus companies in the region, Barnsley-based Tates Travel was founded in 2003 and had a fleet of around 50 vehicles.  The company operated a number of bus services centered

Written on 17th February 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News, Transport

Lendal Bridge and Coppergate repayment process to end

Lendal Bridge

The deadline for applying for a refund in relation to receiving a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) during the Lendal Bridge traffic trial regulation and the Coppergate automatic number plate recognition enforcement will come to an end on midnight 31 March 2016. City of York Council wrote to all 27,000 people in February last year, who at the time had not

Written on 15th February 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in infrastructure, News, Transport