Author Archives: bradfordcc

Bradford Active Travel Covid-19 Consultation is Now Live

Bradford’s consultation and map system, which accepts suggestions from the public about measures that can be taken to make active travel easier and safer (whilst maintaining social distancing), is now live. It is an unfortunately clunky website. Leeds Council has a better one (and we noticed that some Bradford suggestions have been added to that… Read More »

Next Steps: Cycling and Active Travel in response to COVID-19

Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement on Saturday about the need to reallocate road space to allow for increased cycling and walking following the coronavirus outbreak, Bradford Cycling Campaign initiated two Zoom meetings with partners who have worked together through B-Spoke, the Bradford cycle forum with Bradford Council. These notes reflect the main… Read More »

AGM – 2nd July 2019

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at Capital of Cycling, BD1 5SD at 6pm on the 2nd of July. Please come along and hear about what’s happened this year and provide your thoughts and input into what should happen in the coming year. Agenda to follow. Minutes of our 2018 AGM are available here.

Shipley to Bradford Road Widening Scheme.

Draft BCC response to Bradford Shipley Route Improvement Scheme (refs etc to be added!) Introduction Bradford Cycling Campaign (BCC) is a member-led organisation whose objectives include campaigning for better cycling infrastructure and, more generally, to make Bradford District a better place to to be an active traveller. We are therefore pleased that the proposed Bradford… Read More »

Queensbury Tunnel Update

Queensbury Tunnel Campaign recently posted the following on their Facebook page:   This morning, Bradford Council’s Executive formally endorsed our aspiration for the conversion of Queensbury Tunnel as a cycle route connecting the district to Calderdale. The Council is now committed to working with stakeholders – including the Queensbury Tunnel Society – to secure a pause… Read More »

News and Update (Nov 2018)

20 mph zone. A 20mph zone is being proposed around the Park Lane area of Bradford.  We have been asked to comment on the plans within the next 10 days.  If you have any thoughts you wish to feed back, please e-mail them to info@bradfordcc.org and we’ll collate them to return. You are of course… Read More »

Updates – and date of next meeting

Details of our next meeting Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2093512650865400/ SEPT 18 Cycle Campaign Meeting Public  · Hosted by Capital of Cycling and Bradford Cycling Campaign  Dear friends The next meeting of the Bradford Cycling Campaign will be held this coming Tuesday, 11th September at 6pm at Capital of Cycling, Hall Ings. All welcome. Brief agenda: •       Apologies and minutes… Read More »

Campaign Meeting – Tuesday 13th Feb 5:30pm

A general meeting of the Campaign. Issues on the agenda include Progress with Canal Rd Greenway Other infrastructure developments including Queensbury Tunnel Report back from the Summit What next after Tom Jones (bike friendly transport planner who recently left Bradford MDC)? Progress with political champtions – councillors and officers Updates from other areas including close… Read More »

Greengates (jct A657/A658) update – February 2018

As reported in the ‘Telegraph and Argus’ on 30th January 2018, numerous plots of land could well be compulsorily-purchased by Bradford Council, to facilitate a much-enlarged traffic intersection at the junction of New Line, Leeds Road and Harrogate Road in Greengates (A657 and A658). See: http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/NEWS/15904886.Council_submits_compulsory_purchase_order_for_58_plots_of_land_for_major_junction_works/ This has been a serious bottleneck in north Bradford… Read More »