• Blue Plaque for Redbridge P&R

    Commemorating OCS's initiative leading to the first P&R scheme

    2 November 2019

    A Blue Plaque commemorating the launch of Oxford’s Park & Ride scheme in 1973 was unveiled at Redbridge on Friday 1st November. For many decades up to the 1960s Oxford planned to solve its traffic congestion problems by building new roads. As scheme after scheme was hatched and eventually rejected, Oxford reacted to changes in the national mood by starting to think about ways to restrict car use in the city centre. The Balanced Transport Policy was born.

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