• A40 Improvements – OF’s response

    Our thoughts on the A40 bus lane, Eynsham P&R and cycling provision.

    21 December 2018

    Background At the end of November 2018 Oxfordshire County Council invited public comments on the latest version of its plans to improve travel on the A40 between Witney and Oxford. Phase 1 focuses on building an eastbound bus lane from a new Park & Ride (P&R) at Eynsham to the Duke’s Cut bridge half a…

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  • A40 Feedback Form

    OF's completed feedback questionnaire

    21 December 2018

    IMPROVING TRANSPORT ALONG THE A40 CORRIDOR Public Consultation Feedback Form Thinking about the PHASE 1 – A40 EYNSHAM PARK & RIDE AND BUS LANES proposals: Q1. What best describes your opinion of the proposals? (Like/Do not Like/No View) A40 Eynsham Park & Ride proposal: Do not Like Bus Lane proposal: Like Q2. What do you…

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  • New Hope for Cycling in Oxford?

    County Council backs Gilligan and active travel

    27 November 2018

    Oxfordshire County Council has passed a motion supporting the promotion of active travel, and cycling in particular, in the light of the 'Gilligan report'.

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  • A40 Improvements Consultation Details

    Oxfordshire CC consultation opens 30 November

    24 November 2018

    Oxfordshire County Council has announced the dates for a public consultation on its plans for improvements on the A40 between Witney and Oxford. The proposals include detailed designs and plans for the proposed Eynsham Park & Ride and A40 Bus Lane scheme, and upgraded cycling facilities on the north side of the A40. Further into…

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  • An Oxford Metro – our response

    1 February 2017

    Matt Oliver’s article in last Monday’s Oxford Mail is hugely significant, because it highlights so many threads coming together. It has been assessed that the county needs around 100,000 new homes by 2031, many for commuters working in the city region. The new Westgate Centre opens this autumn, and its success depends on attracting several…

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  • An Oxford Metro?

    30 January 2017

    An article today in The Oxford Mail raises the possibility of creating an integrated transport system for Oxford and the surrounding area, starting with a ‘Swift Rail’ line. This line would connect Kidlington to Oxford and extend to Cowley using the existing branch line. A further extension could go to Abingdon and through to Didcot. The…

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