OxPA March 28 2018

OxPA Annual General Meting March 28 2018 Buses in Queen Street Speaker: John Paine, National Pensioners Convention The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) is a large national organisation with 15 regional bodies and thousands of local groups representing hundreds of thousands of… Read More »OxPA March 28 2018

OxPA October 24 2017

OxPA meeting October 24 2017 Re-visioning Oxford MEMBERS’ COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS Pedal rickshaw or electric shuttles across ‘ Cornmarket gap’  from bus stops near Martyrs’ Memorial to bus stops for East Oxford. All buses electric. New Park and Ride on… Read More »OxPA October 24 2017

OxPA July 25 2017

OxPA meeting July 25 2017 Street Audit: Botley Road REPORT OF AN OxPA AUDIT OF BOTLEY ROAD ON JULY 25 2017   OxPA members walked west down the south side of Botley Road and east back towards town on the north side.… Read More »OxPA July 25 2017

OxPA June 27 2017

OxPA meeting June 27 2017 Street Audit: Cowley Road South side (Righthand outbound direction)1.   Zebra crossing outside no.6 is a bit steep for wheelchair users to turn where the pavement is narrow2.   Circus Street needs a pavement extension; textured paving… Read More »OxPA June 27 2017

OxPA May 23 2017

OxPA meeting May 23 2017 Westgate Transport Strategy Speaker: Chanika Farmer, Transport Planner, Oxfordshire County Council Summary of initial presentation:The current Westgate application was submitted in 2013. Such a large development does not usually happen in a city centre. It… Read More »OxPA May 23 2017

OxPA March 28 2017

OxPA meeting March 28 2017 Air quality in Oxford Speaker: Mai Jarvis,  City Environmental Team Leader Oxford city is required to monitor air quality and report to Government monthly and annually.  More than 40,000 early deaths in the UK are… Read More »OxPA March 28 2017

OxPA February 28 2017

OxPA meeting February 28 2017 Buses in Oxford OxPA supports the policy aims and actions of the City and County Councils in getting people out of private cars and onto buses, for the following reasons: Buses can take and keep… Read More »OxPA February 28 2017

OxPA February 23 2016

OxPA meeting February 23 2016 “Introducing Community Transport Oxford” Speaker: Christopher Gowers, Acting Transport Manager. A very interesting presentation described the development of CTO over the last 5 years. Community Transport is defined as the sharing of vehicles on a… Read More »OxPA February 23 2016

OxPA January 26 2016

OxPA meeting January 26 2016 Winter Party Speaker: Chris Church At our Winter Party, with Cyclox and OCS guests, our Guest Speaker was Chris Church, who addressed the meeting on We Don’t Drive: an initiative to represent people cannot or do… Read More »OxPA January 26 2016

OxPA October 27 2015

OxPA Annual General Meeting October 27 2015 Annual General Meeting Speaker: Peter Hindshaw,  Chairman of Unlimited Oxfordshire Following formal AGM business Peter Hindshaw described his own experience during  50 years of disabled living, and the origins and development of his… Read More »OxPA October 27 2015