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Oxfordshire County Council highway team project up for national award

Oxfordshire County Council highway team project up for national award

The project to reform its highways service has brought in an extra £400,000 a year, increased public satisfaction, and helped residents highlight which roads need fixing.
Oxfordshire County Council to accelerate A40 improvement scheme

Oxfordshire County Council to accelerate A40 improvement scheme

Plans include better connections into Oxford with acceleration of a new park and ride at Eynsham as part of the Science Transit 2 (ST2) scheme for the A40.
Smoother roads across Oxfordshire as ‘micro-surfacing’ programme ends

Smoother roads across Oxfordshire as ‘micro-surfacing’ programme ends

Dozens of neighbourhoods across Oxfordshire are enjoying smoother roads and pavements after this year’s ‘micro-surfacing’ programme came to an end.
Oxfordshire wins £2.98 million funding to transform active travel

Oxfordshire wins £2.98 million funding to transform active travel

Oxford, Witney and Bicester are set to benefit from the cash boost to improve active travel options and support local economic recovery over the coming months.
Councils share updates on temporary bus gates proposals

Councils share updates on temporary bus gates proposals

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have shared updates on the temporary bus gates proposals for Oxford city centre.
Oxford city centre businesses invited to have say on Zero Emission Zone

Oxford city centre businesses invited to have say on Zero Emission Zone

Oxford city centre businesses are being invited to ask questions and have their say on proposals for the UK’s first city-centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ).
Final draft proposals published for Oxford Zero Emission Zone. Image: Radcliffe Camera in Oxford

Final draft proposals published for Oxford Zero Emission Zone

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for Oxford Zero Emission Zone to be introduced later this year.
Layla Moran calls for City Council to “step up”. Image: Oxford residents and local homeless people dropping an enormous banner from the front of the old VW garage on Iffley Road in January 2017.

Layla Moran calls for City Council to “step up”

Layla Moran, MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has called for Oxford City Council to “step up” after an investigation reveals the extent of homes left vacant nationwide.
Oxford City Park and Ride

Oxford City Council now runs all five Oxford park-and-rides

Oxford City Council has taken over the running of Oxfordshire County Council’s Thornhill and Oxford Parkway (formerly Water Eaton) park and ride sites.
Low Carbon Oxford: A Route Map to 2020

Low Carbon Oxford: A Route Map to 2020

Low Carbon Oxford: A Route Map to 2020 is a report based on Oxford City’s journey towards significant carbon reduction by the year 2020.