On-street parking proposals set for new consultation

Pay and display machine in Liverpool city centre A report on proposed changes to on-street parking in Liverpool city centre is set to be debated next week. Liverpool City Council is looking to modernise the city centre’s Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) following a two-phase consultation process. The Liverpool CPZ is a regulated area where on-street […]

Safer Streets campaign to improve women’s safety rolls out across Merseyside

A campaign to increase women’s safety, particularly around the transport network, is being rolled out across the whole of Merseyside. Following on from the success of the first phase of the project in Liverpool city centre last year, the Safer Streets campaign is now being expanded to increase efforts to tackle Violence against Women and […]

Safer Streets funding secured for improvements to Manchester Cycleway

Funding has been secured for much-needed improvements along the Manchester Cycleway. For several years the Council has explored ways to improve the area, both to improve its overall amenity as well as encourage more people to usethe route. Now, more than £300,000 has been secured from the Government’s Safer Streets Fund to make a range […]

Final stage of Manchester to Chorlton Walking and Cycleway set to begin

An example of what a CYCLOPS junction looks like. The final stage of the landmark Manchester to Chorlton Walking and Cycleway scheme is set to begin. After several years of consultation and construction this section – Area 3B – which runs along Manchester Road between Clarendon Road West and Sandy Lane will begin on Monday […]

BLOG: “We must attract the best talent to lead Liverpool”

Following the publication of the Best Value Inspection report, Liverpool City Council embarked on a three-year improvement journey. Interim Chief Executive Theresa Grant outlines how a restructure of the organisation will help deliver best value for residents. “A tremendous amount of work has been going on in Liverpool over the last 18 months to address […]

Timetable set out for Stevenson Square bus lane

Following an announcement made earlier this year a date has been set for one lane of Stevenson Square being reopened for bus traffic.  From December 30 the south-west lane connecting Lever Street and Spear Street will be open to buses and Hackney Carriages. As a trial, Blue Badge holders will also be allowed through access.  […]

Manchester’s magical first-ever Christmas Parade is this weekend – all you need to know!

Fairy Queen in enchanting Christmas snow globe Santa’s favourite city is gearing up for its first-ever Manchester Christmas Parade this weekend which promises to bring some extra special sparkle and magic to the city centre for visitors and Christmas shoppers alike. Building on the success of the city’s world-famous Manchester Day Parade, which after starting […]

Views sought on a parking zone for Everton FC’s new stadium

Liverpool City Council has launched a public consultation on extending the city’s ‘Football Match Parking Zone’ around Everton Football Club’s new stadium, at Bramley-Moore Dock. The parking zone already exists for both of the city’s current major football stadiums at Goodison Park and Anfield. Given the scale of the events to be hosted at Everton’s brand […]


Getting the most out of opportunities to improve transport across the wider St Helens, Wigan and Warrington areas was the key topic as part of a Strategic Transport Meeting. Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham joined St Helens Borough Council Leader Councillor David Baines, Warrington Borough Council Deputy […]

Liverpool City Council looking to make pop-up cycle lanes permanent

Liverpool City Council has launched a public consultation on converting the city’s three original pop-up cycle lanes into permanent corridors for active travel. The pop-up lanes were first installed in 2020, in the early stages of the pandemic, as an emergency measure to help encourage people to take more exercise. The routes chosen were Vauxhall […]