Views sought on Lea Green Railway Station upgrade works

St Helens Borough Council has launched a consultation to seek views on plans to deliver sustainable and active transport improvements at one of St Helens’ busiest railway stations. The Eastern Region Interchange and Connectivity (ERIC) scheme – a joint partnership between St Helens Borough Council; Liverpool City Region; and Northern Rail – proposes a number […]

Additional support announced for Liverpool City Region taxi drivers

A further £2m fund, established by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to enable its six local authorities to contribute to the costs of taxi licences, has been announced, taking the total support package to £3.5 million. Established in October last year, the first round of the fund enabled the six local authorities to provide £100 […]

Warrington Council listens to concerns over Town Centre transport improvements

Feedback from the public is playing a key role in shaping transport improvements in Warrington town centre. Last December, the council carried out its active travel consultation, asking for people’s views on proposals to making a number of temporary measures in the town centre into permanent features – with the aims of reducing through traffic and […]

Work begins on Chester Road to Town Centre cycleway

Construction work on an important new link in the Warrington cycle network starts this month. The Chester Road cycleway project will provide a new 1.4km cycle-friendly route linking three key bridges on the River Mersey. It will run between the new Centre Park Link bridge, the blue bridge into Centre Park, and across Knutsford Road bridge at […]

Manchester City Council Help shape the future of Piccadilly

Manchester City Council is today (Monday 25 January 2021) opening up a big conversation about the Piccadilly area which will help shape design proposals for its future. Manchester City Council is today (Monday 25 January 2021) opening up a big conversation about the Piccadilly area which will help shape design proposals for its future.   It covers an area centred around […]


Last summer  a temporary cycle corridor to connect residents to health, education and employment services was created in Halton under the Emergency Active Transport Programme. Halton Borough Council is now consulting the local community on proposals to construct a permanent sustainable transport corridor along the busway from Halton Lea to Murdishaw Local Centre. The proposed […]

£47m highways scheme set for game-changing phase

New look Strand – with Mann Island Junction removed Two of Liverpool’s most famous roads are to undergo major changes next week as a £47m highways scheme reaches a critical phase. The city’s historic Lime Street will temporarily close to traffic from the junction at Ranelagh Street, and access from The Strand to the Pier […]

Post-Brexit freight preparations on roads around Port of Liverpool

Preparations are being made to manage freight traffic accessing the Port of Liverpool when the UK leaves the European Union on 1 January 2021. Several existing free HGV parking bays around Regent Road are temporarily being converted to ‘permit holders only’, along with the introduction of two new similarly controlled bays on nearby Blackstone Street […]

Top award for Warrington West railway station

Warrington West railway station in Chapelford has scooped a top, regional award. The station has been awarded the North West’s ‘Transportation Project of the Year’ by the CIHT (Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation). The CIHT Awards celebrate innovation and excellence within highways and transportation and the benefits this brings to society. The £20.5m station – which […]

Green light for £5.5m Active Travel schemes in city centre and Wythenshawe

Manchester City Council’s £5.5m bid to create new permanent cycling and walking routes in Manchester city centre and Wythenshawe has been approved. The money is part of the second tranche of the government’s Active Travel Fund, which has been granted to Greater Manchester by the Department for Transport.  It will be used to fund the […]