York Bus Forum Diary

York Bus Forum usually meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5.30-7pm in West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA. All meetings are now open meetings (please see News page for more details of each meeting as these are announced). Committee Meetings are now held when required on separate dates.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We appreciate that anyone planning to attend our AGM and subsequent YBF meetings may be concerned about Coronavirus.

In the circumstances, we have decided to postpone our AGM to a later date.

We are monitoring the situation and will take all advice recommended by the Government and Public Health England , and support policies adopted by the City of York Council or other hosting venues.

We will review the situation prior to our April meeting and notify all members and supporters.

YBF Meetings Programme for 2020

Tuesday January 21st – Open Meeting with update on current bus developments from Julian Ridge, Head of Sustainable Transport, City of York Council. For details see: https://www.yorkbusforum.org/ybf-open-meeting-on-tuesday-21st-january-2020/

Tuesday February 18th – Open Meeting with Presentation and Discussion on the results of the City-Wide Transport Survey and first Citizens’ Transport Forum

Thursday March 19th – AGM – meeting postponed to a later date

Tuesday April 21st – Open Meeting with Presentation on an Orbital Bus Network for York by Ben Hughes – meeting date subject to review

Tuesday May 19th – Open Meeting with Speaker TBA – subject to review

YBF Meetings 2018-2019

Tuesday November 20th 2018 – Making Buses more User-Friendly for People with Mental Health Issues with speakers from the TAS Partnership and the Alzheimer’s Society

Tuesday December 18th 2018 – Open Committee Meeting

Tuesday January 15th 2019 – Housing, employment and car dependency – what can be done about it?  Caroline Mullen, Leeds University Institute of Transport Studies

Tuesday February 19th 2019 – Open Committee Meeting

Tuesday March 19th 2019 – AGM with Guest Speaker from City of York Council Transport Team (to be confirmed)

Tuesday April 16th 2019 – Open Committee Meeting

Tuesday May 21st 2019 – Members Meeting and Third Birthday Celebration with Executive Member for Transport and Invited Guests

Tuesday June 18th 2019 – Open Committee Meeting

Tuesday July 16th 2019 – Members Meeting with Guest Speaker Julian Ridge (Acting Head of Public Transport Team, City of York Council)

Tuesday August 20th 2019 – Open Committee Meeting with speaker from City of York Council on the Station Front scheme

Tuesday September 17th 2019 – Members Meeting on York’s Local Transport Plan and York Station Front. All welcome.

Tuesday October 15th 2019 – Open Committee Meeting

Tuesday November 19th 2019 – Members Meeting with Updates from City of York Council’s Transport Team and First York, plus current local bus issues

Tuesday December 17th 2019 – Open Meeting with Presentation by transport expert Martin Higginson, entitled ‘The Real FTR: Three stages to making York’s buses the mode of choice’.https://www.yorkbusforum.org/ybf-open-meeting-on-tuesday-17th-december-2019 

Martin’s presentation is here: M H – YBF 171219 Presentation

CBT: Campaign for Better Transport (West & North Yorkshire):

CBT Speaker Meetings: Meetings are held at regular intervals, usually at 7.30pm at St. George’s Conference Centre, 60 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3DL

For more details see http://bettertransport.org.uk/west_yorkshire_local_group or call Mark on 07941 642349.

CBT Bus Group Meetings:  The group meets every two months at ‘Caffe Nero’s’, 29a Bond Street Leeds LS1 5HD (next to Tesco). Starting at 5.30pm

For more details see http://bettertransport.org.uk/west_yorkshire_local_group or call Mark on 07941 642349.