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Free Itchen Bridge passage for electric vehicle drivers now live

Owners of fully electric vehicles can now cross Itchen Bridge free of charge with a SmartCities card. The electric vehicle concession forms part of Southampton City Council’s Air Quality Strategy to reduce air pollution in the city and encourage the uptake of low emission vehicles. The scheme is...

How does YoBike work - new video online

YoBike , the UK's first large-scale dockless bike-sharing scheme, first came to Southampton in September 2017. So as the scheme reaches the end of its first year in Southampton, how does it all work and how has it transformed cycling in the city? Dave Munday, Southampton's Operations Director for...

Let's Ride video - now online!

If this year's Let's Ride Southampton seems like a distant memory, our Let's Ride video captures all of the day's best bits to help you relive your favourite highlights. You can watch the video online now at https://youtu.be/8JjKPa3WdgQ But don't forget, it doesn't end there! Let's Ride run all...

Southampton 2040 Transport Strategy - Survey now open

Southampton City Council is calling for your views on its draft transport strategy to transform Southampton's transport network over the next twenty years. Connected Southampton – Transport Strategy 2040 forms part of the fourth Local Transport Plan for the city and proposes a number of ideas and...

Third Avenue Scheme - have your say

Southampton’s Third Avenue forms a vital part of the city’s busiest cycle network and is one of the three national cycle network routes in and out of the city. Proposals are now in place to make part of Third Avenue permanently one way to provide a dedicated two way cycle way. This would run east...

Oxford Street Pedestrianisation

Bollards are now in operation to support the pedestrianisation of Southampton's Oxford Street between 11am and midnight. The implementation comes after months of trial closures and pedestriansations carried out by Southampton City Council to address damage to the street's pavements as a result of...

Sholing Infant School scoots its way to top prize in Inter-School Scooter Challenge

Sholing Infant School has been named the winner of this year's Southampton Inter-School Scooter Challenge. From 18-22 June, over 3,000 pupils across nine Southampton schools took part in the week long challenge, run by My Journey to encourage children on the school run to swap their usual car...
Schools across Hampshire and Southampton receive prizes for air quality campaigns

Schools across Hampshire and Southampton receive prizes for air quality campaigns

This year the Hampshire County Council Travel Planning team invited selected schools in areas of Southampton and Hampshire to learn more about the links between road vehicles and air pollution. Local authority Environmental Health Departments donated diffusion tubes that teams of pupils used to...

Fairisle Junior School strike gold with green travel initiatives

Pupils from Fairisle Junior School have been awarded a golden rose to celebrate receiving their Gold award from Modeshift STARS . The Gold award is the highest accolade on offer and is awarded to schools that have achieved a noticeable reduction in car usage through their efforts to promote...

Cycle Diversion on Third Avenue

Resurfacing work is now taking place on Third Avenue, the service road that runs parallel to Millbrook Road West. The work is running from the junction with Regents Park Road to First Avenue.

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