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Covered Market traders take delivery of two electric cargo bikes ahead of ZEZ Pilot in August 2021

Covered Market traders take delivery of two electric cargo bikes ahead of ZEZ Pilot

The traders are taking part in a trial of electric cargo bikes with refrigerated capability for deliveries as preparation for the Zero Emission Zone Pilot in August.
Fusion Processing selected for new self-driving minibus trial at Milton Park

Fusion Processing selected for new self-driving minibus trial at Milton Park

Oxfordshire County Council signed an agreement to procure an electric, self-driving minibus for use by staff working at Milton Park near Didcot.
Have your say on the proposed new low traffic neighbourhoods for Oxford

Have your say on proposed new low traffic neighbourhoods for Oxford

Following the trial implementation of LTNs in Cowley, the council is now planning to expand the trials into Divinity Road, St Mary’s and St Clements areas in the east Oxford area.
£69m funding confirmation for Oxford train station. Image: Oxford Tain Station CGI - May 2021

£69m funding confirmation for Oxford train station

The funding will progress development work for the introduction of a new track and platform, and design of a new western station entrance next to Botley Road.
Funding boost to transform future of transport in Oxfordshire

Funding boost to transform future of transport in Oxfordshire

This will allow the council to develop a system capable of offering transport data to technology development companies and the public.
Electric vehicle users can Park and Charge in Bicester as new hub opens

Electric vehicle users can Park and Charge in Bicester as new hub opens

The Bicester site is the first of 24 council-owned car parks that will have an EV charging hub installed this year under the £5.2 million Park and Charge scheme.
Powerful electric vehicle EV charging superhub is heading to Oxford

Powerful electric vehicle EV charging superhub is heading to Oxford

The UK’s largest public EV charging hub of 38 fast and ultra-rapid chargers will deliver 100% renewable energy to EV drivers day and night.
Bicester: Railway underbridges installed in a four-day operation

Bicester: Railway underbridges installed in a four-day operation

The underbridges were inserted underneath the Marylebone/Aynho line north-west of Bicester between 02 and 05 April, during the East bank holiday weekend.
OxLEP-backed Local Growth Fund project to enhance ‘cleaner’ connectivity in Oxford

OxLEP-backed project set to further enhance ‘cleaner’ connectivity in Oxford

Works on phase one of a new project – set to boost ‘cleaner’ modes of commuting in Oxford, as well as connectivity options in-and-out of the city – continues to make positive progress.
First images of the planned HS2 Oxford Canal Viaduct revealed

First images of the planned HS2 Oxford Canal Viaduct revealed

HS2 is now seeking views from the local community about the design of the viaduct to be located between Banbury and Daventry.