Read news and features about Oxford City Council – one of five district councils in Oxfordshire. It covers Oxford City – from Cutteslowe in the north to Littlemore and Blackbird Leys in the South, and from New Botley in the West to Barton and Sandhills in the East.
As Oxfordshire County Council cabinet members approve introducing six traffic filters in Oxford, here’s a quick look at what it is, what it means for drivers, and your frequently asked questions answered.
The road is set to close from 09 January 2023 to allow Network Rail replace the rail bridge at Oxford Train Station as part of a larger project to expand the station on the western side.
The decision was made amid an acrimonious atmosphere following a debate featuring more than 50 opinions from the public.
From traffic filters and low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) to zero emission zone (ZEZ) and workplace parking levies, here’s just about all you need to know about Oxford’s key traffic initiatives.
The council activates its severe weather emergency protocol (SWEP) on every night that the Met Office forecasts freezing overnight temperatures weather for anyone experiencing rough sleeping.
Oxford City Council, working with partners ODS, is proposing to create new shared cycle and pedestrian paths at Cowley Marsh Recreation Ground and King George’s Playing Field.
This comes after the BBC reported at the start of September that just under £120k had been generated in fees and fines for non-payment.
Support for the most vulnerable and keeping communities strong and resilient was the core focus for Oxfordshire leaders as they met for a cost of living roundtable event.
The combined ticket at a reduced price offer is part of a six-month trial to encourage more people to choose the Park and Ride over car travel.
The plans include sitting areas with planters and is being delivered as one of the County Council’s priorities to provide green spaces in busy urban areas.
The planning document will be used to inform all future planning applications by setting out how and where new homes, jobs and community facilities will be delivered to make Oxford a better place to live, work and visit.
Help is available in Oxford, and the City Council and its partners are already providing support and information for anyone worried about the increased cost of living.