Category Archives: Infrastructure

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 »

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 »

Work Starts on Canal Rd Greenway

The missing link between Shipley and Bradford is finally happening.  Diggers were spotted on Hillam Road! A Cycle City Ambition Grant is funding the works to improve and complete the Canal Road Greenway (“Northway”) into the city centre.  There are some real opportunities with respect to this strategic corridor but, as we’ve seen in the last… Read More »

Canal Rd Update and Queensbury Tunnel

Dear Friends, Just a quick update regarding cycling infrastructure developments Canal Road The Canal Road link was given approval by Bradford Council’s Executive Committee.  This was in the face of opposition from some councillors and one local business in particular.  Although it is important to hear these concerns, we feel this was a victory for… Read More »

Track Cycling Infrastructure Issues – Cyclescape

Bradford Cycling Campaign have set up a Cyclescape.org group to track cycling issues around the Bradford district. All cyclists have their pet peeves on the routes they ride – it could be a roundabout that is dangerous, a badly designed junction where you might be taken out by a left turning car, a cycle lane… Read More »