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Schools’ Clean Air Campaign Competition

This year the Hampshire County Council Travel Planning Team has been working in partnership with district Environmental Health Departments in Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Fareham and Gosport, Havant, New Forest, Rushmoor and Southampton to run an air quality project in selected schools and colleges...

SCN1 nears completion as works commence at Third Avenue

Work is now underway to create a new safe and segregated cycle lane along Third Avenue, which runs parallel to Millbrook Road West and is a key part of the Southampton Cycle Network (SCN). The work will take around six weeks, completing in late June 2019. The project, carried out by Southampton...

Sustrans School Streets Southampton

My Journey recently supported partner organisation Sustrans, the UK’s walking and cycling charity, to close the streets outside selected schools in Southampton. The initiative was part of a mass UK-wide street closure event that aimed to highlight how active travel improves air quality and safety...

FREE Family Cycling Festival to return to Southampton in July

British Cycling's HSBC UK Let’s Ride is returning to Southampton on Sunday 21 July, when city centre roads will be closed to motor traffic to give thousands of locals the perfect opportunity to explore their city in the saddle. HSBC UK Let’s Ride events – which this year aim to build excitement...

Southampton Cycle Forum Minutes - 8 January 2019

Date : 8th January Time : 6.30pm Location : Southampton City Council, Committee Room 1 Attending : Cllr Eamonn Keogh, SCC; Hannah Chivers, SCC; Su White, Cycle Campaign; Hugh Davis, Cycle Campaign; Jim Probert, CTC; Federick Molyneux; Lyn Brayshaw, Cycle Campaign; Jon Bingham, Cycle Campaign;...

Millbrook Roundabout - Overnight closures Friday 29 March

Further to the update earlier this week, the First Avenue closures planned for Friday night will be combined with a full roundabout closure. This is to undertake the resurfacing of the junction of First Avenue with the entrance to City Depot and will allow us to continue finishing works to the...

Zero emissions delivery service Zedify to launch in Southampton

The owner of a local bike shop is set to launch a new zero emissions delivery service in Southampton. Dave Munday, owner of Shirley based bike shop The Hub Cycleworks, will be joining the eco-friendly Zedify group next month. ZedifyUK is an urban logistics company which runs its nationwide courier...

Millbrook Roundabout Reconstruction Update

Overnight weekday closures Monday 25 March until Thursday 4 April The Millbrook Roundabout Reconstruction works are moving rapidly towards the completion date of 7 April 2019. As part of the final fix, the roundabout will be closed overnight during the next two weeks commencing Monday 25 March...

First Bus get on board with clean air initiatives as fleet receives green makeover

First Bus is well on its way to delivering its most eco-friendly fleet of buses yet across Southampton. In early 2018, in partnership with four bus companies, Southampton City Council successfully secured £2.7 million from the Government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund to retrofit buses and reduce...

Southampton City Council and Hampshire County Council secure £5.7m to continue delivering the Southampton Cycle Network and for smart technology to help people get around by bus

A joint bid between Southampton City Council and Hampshire County Council has secured £5.7m in the first round of funding announcements from the Department for Transport’s ‘Transforming Cities’ Fund. The funding will accelerate plans to make it easier and safer for people to cycle by completing the...

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