Chance to be involved in Active Travel Research

Background Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) have recently made changes to improve cycling and walking in Bicester and Witney. These include improved infrastructure (walking and cycling routes) and projects to help encourage people to try walking and cycling (e.g. bike loans, guided walks). Researchers from the University of Bristol will be conducting some research into thisContinue reading “Chance to be involved in Active Travel Research”

Cherwell Local Plan Review 2021

What is the local plan and why is it important? Short answer, very! The local plan lay out the principles of what development can take place in Cherwell, what standards it should be built to and where can be developed. This is key for cycling since the location and nature of transport connectivity will shapeContinue reading “Cherwell Local Plan Review 2021”

Consultation Response: Banbury Road roundabout

Below you can find our official response to the proposals and download a pdf copy of the document: Submissions On Design of Banbury Road Roundabout, Bicester 1. Summary Bicester Bike Users’ Group (‘Bicester BUG’) supports the Option 3 ‘CYCLOPS’ roundabout design proposal, though improvements could also be made to that design. BBUG has real concernsContinue reading “Consultation Response: Banbury Road roundabout”

Consultation Response: Housing at NW Bicester

Below you can find our official response to the proposals and download a pdf copy of the document: Submissions on proposed housing in NW Bicester 1. Summary Overall, the provision for active travel is underwhelming and limited thought appears to have been given to walking and cycling. Though the plans are currently underdeveloped, Bicester BikeContinue reading “Consultation Response: Housing at NW Bicester”

Consultation response: Emergency Active Travel Proposals

Below you can find our official response to the proposals and download a pdf copy of the document Comments EATF Plan Proposals, Bicester Ref: https://consultations.oxfordshire.gov.uk/consult.ti/BicesterActiveTravel/consultationHome https://consultations.oxfordshire.gov.uk/consult.ti/BicAT2/consultationHome Version 2.0 06 February 2020 Rick Hughes, Paul Troop & George Bennett, on behalf of BicesterBUG INTRODUCTION This document sets out our response regarding the Emergency Active Travel FundContinue reading “Consultation response: Emergency Active Travel Proposals”

Who are we: George Bennett

Meet the current Chair of BicesterBUG, George Bennett Planes, trains and automobiles were my thing as a child, an obsession that shaped my life all the way through to choosing to study Mechanical engineering and work in aerospace. Being mobile was a passion of mine from getting my driving license and my first car (anContinue reading “Who are we: George Bennett”