Residents in the West of England are being invited to ‘find joy in the journey’ by swapping short car journeys for walking or cycling to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in the region. A new campaign aims to boost health and wellbeing as well as helping to build a cleaner, greener future for the region.Continue reading
The first of a number of new measures planned in communities across South Gloucestershire to help pedestrians and cyclists move around whilst social distancing has been put into place on the A4174 Ring Road in Filton.
The changes are in response to changing transport habits in light of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and they come as lockdown restrictions are being gradually eased.Continue reading
South Gloucestershire Council is investing £160 million over four years to reduce congestion and emissions, improve cycling and pedestrian routes, facilitate faster bus journeys and future proof the road network. Highway improvement schemes are planned across the district and the aim of this ambitious programme of work is to get the road network ready for major new housing and businessContinue reading
The contraflow on the Bromley Heath Viaduct will be removed over the weekend beginning Friday 27th April. South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) says that in order to carry out this work safely, it is necessary to undertake a full closure of a section of the A4174 Ring Road in both directions from the Wick Wick roundabout to the Hambrook traffic lights.Continue reading
Two fixed bus lane enforcement cameras in South Gloucestershire are now in operation. The bus lane enforcement cameras are located at Highwood Road in Patchway and at New Road/Brierly Furlong in Stoke Gifford. The cameras will address the abuse of bus lanes and bus gates by unauthorised traffic and will help ensure the reliability of local bus services. South Gloucestershire CouncilContinue reading
Bristol City and South Gloucestershire councils have submitted a planning application for the North Fringe to Hengrove Package (NFHP) MetroBus. As this section of the MetroBus route crosses the council boundaries there are two identical planning applications. All the documents are available online on the two councils’ planning portals (see links below). The NFHP MetroBus will link areas of housingContinue reading