New CYCLOPS junction aims to make cycling safer

Warrington Borough Council is seeking people’s views on plans to upgrade the junction at Bewsey Road and Lovely Lane, making it more user-friendly for all, including those who walk and cycle. The council has been successful in securing government funding to improve this junction, which is in need of active travel improvements. The surface of […]

LEADERS COME TOGETHER TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT ACROSS THE REGIONS

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 […]

ST HELENS SOUTHERN GATEWAY COMES IN FOR HIGH PRAISE

A pioneering project, one of several initiatives led by Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, and St Helens Borough Council to make active travel safer and help achieve net zero targets by 2040, has come in for high praise during Road Safety Week. Last week, work started in Lea Green to install a […]

Highways contractor for council celebrates carbon reduction milestone

A highways contractor for Liverpool City Council has marked a major new milestone in reducing carbon emissions. Huyton Asphalt, which is currently undertaking the central contract for the council’s £35m Highways Investment Programme, has announced it has saved more than 100 tonnes of greenhouse gases being emitted into the city’s atmosphere over the past two years. […]

Traffic calming for Hallfields Road alongside smaller Orford LTN

Warrington Borough Council is to introduce traffic calming measures on Hallfields Road, along with new proposals for a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) in Orford. The council is proceeding with a previously consulted upon traffic calming scheme to address long standing concerns over the impact of traffic on Hallfields Road. It follows detailed consultation with local […]

On-street car parking consultation launched

Amonth long public consultation has launched today (Monday, 14 November) on proposed changes to on-street parking in Liverpool city centre. Liverpool City Council is asking members of the public, businesses, residents and commuters for their views on proposals that will affect the operation of on-street parking, including public pay and display and other parking bays […]

Night-time police patrols around public transport network

Passengers are set to see an increased uniformed police presence around transport hubs and on key bus routes as part of the Safer Streets Liverpool campaign focused on keeping women safe. Additional high visibility police patrols will run at peak teams to proactively prevent sexual violence and provide reassurance to women travelling at night, particularly […]

Have your say on next phase of Trans Pennine Trail upgrade

The next phase of improvements to the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) in Lymm is about to get under way – and the council is seeking the views of local people on the plans. Following the successful completion of phase 1 of the TPT upgrade earlier this year, funding has been awarded by Sustrans for phase […]

Liverpool looking to curb moving traffic contraventions

High angle view of St Pancras railway station in London, England Liverpool City Council has launched a six-week long public consultation on proposals to curb moving traffic contraventions. The city council is looking to apply for new enforcement powers to help reduce congestion, improve air quality and road safety, and encourage sustainable travel. Part 6 […]