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Hostile Vehicle Mitigation bollards to be installed on Above Bar Street

Balfour Beatty are installing permanent Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Bollards on the Above Bar precinct in Southampton. The work will be carried out in three phases from Monday 17 September for approximately six weeks . The map below shows the specific locations of where the works are taking place...

Regents Park Road Junction Improvements

Balfour Beatty have planned overnight works to resurface the Millbrook Road West junction with Regents Park Road from Tuesday 11 September for four nights . These works include a reconstruction of the Third Avenue junction with Manor House Avenue, which needs to be undertaken in three phases...

New city centre and uni service for Park & Ride

Portsmouth's Park & Ride is introducing a new route taking in Portsmouth and Southsea train station and the centre of the university campus. From Monday 10 September, in time for the start of the new university term, the Park & Ride will run two services: PR1 will run the usual route from...

Romsey Road Bridge replacement scheme

Highways England are planning to replace the Romsey Road Bridge which carries the A3057 Romsey Road over the M27. The first stage of the work will take place over the weekend of Friday 28 September to Monday 01 October. Due to the planned closure of the M27 and the diversions that will be in place...

Give your views on air quality and travel in Portsmouth

In March, Portsmouth City Council was awarded £450,000 from the government's £260million Clean Air Fund to deliver a series of sustainable travel initiatives and awareness-raising campaigns to improve air quality across the city, and in particular in the city's five remaining Air Quality Management...

Remember, remember...It's Cycle September!

As part of its mission to promote greater levels of cycling in Southampton, My Journey has teamed up with Love to Ride , a specialist global web and app based platform that gets more people travelling on two wheels. The partnership commences with Cycle September , a fun, free competition to...

Plan your travel this bank holiday weekend

With a busy bank holiday weekend fast approaching, Portsmouth City Council is advising visitors and residents to plan ahead and take full advantage of the excellent public transport services the city has to offer. Portsmouth residents are encouraged to leave their cars at home wherever possible and...

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...

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