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Transport

Funding agreed for Great Stoke roundabout improvements

South Gloucestershire Council has received funding approval from the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) to implement major improvements at the Great Stoke roundabout...

South Gloucestershire Council welcomes lower bus fares in Thornbury and Yate

South Gloucestershire Council has welcomed the news that First West of England are trialling some new, lower single bus fares for town journeys in...

Gipsy Patch Lane roadworks mark start of Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension

Roadworks are due to begin on Gipsy Patch Lane from Monday 2 September in preparation of construction work to replace the Victorian era railway...

REMINDER: Restrictions introduced at Hambrook traffic lights to help improve air...

We are restricting vehicle movements at the Hambrook traffic lights from Sunday 11 August to help improve air quality. Following detailed modelling of the impact...

Restrictions introduced at Hambrook traffic lights to help improve air quality

We will be restricting some vehicle movements at the Hambrook traffic lights from Sunday 11 August to help improve air quality. An Experimental Traffic Order...

Special edition of South Gloucestershire News

A special edition copy of South Gloucestershire News will be delivered to all households in June 2019. We have produced this newsletter following the local...

Six week Travel Challenge launches across the West

Starting from Monday 10 June, the Travelwest Challenge once again aims to get as many people as possible walking, cycling, using public transport and...

Gipsy Patch Lane June closure

Roadworks are currently taking place on Gipsy Patch Lane in preparation for construction of the Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension (CPME) which is expected to...

Community Transport in South Gloucestershire receives over £700k

South Gloucestershire Council has received £740,000 in funding for community transport operators across the area. The money was secured earlier this year and can now...

Roadworks on Gipsy Patch Lane

Roadworks are due to begin on Gipsy Patch Lane later this month in preparation for construction of the Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension (CPME), which...

Joint Local Transport Plan goes out to consultation

People are invited to give their views on the vision for the future of travel and transport across the West of England up to...

Better Bus Areas project brings improvements for bus users

We are making good progress with the Better Bus Areas project, which includes a number of measures aimed at improving routes for buses in...

Local travel champions recognised at Travelwest awards

The annual Travelwest ‘Business Travel Awards’ took place on Thursday 29 November at the UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre in South Gloucestershire. The awards recognise...

Improving your local roads

South Gloucestershire Council’s StreetCare teams strive to make our local roads better by continually carrying out road maintenance, resurfacing work and fixing potholes. Our staff...

Be Bright Be Seen this autumn

With the days shortening as we move towards winter, South Gloucestershire Council’s road safety team are taking the opportunity to remind people to ‘Be...

Local transport schemes completed across South Gloucestershire

A number of transport schemes aimed at improving road safety and the flow of traffic on our network have recently been completed or are...

Child car seat safety checks in Kingswood

Officers from our road safety team and Avon and Somerset Police will be carrying out child car seat safety checks at Kingswood Fire Station...

Summer fun ‘Around Your Way’ at sustainable transport events

We are offering a series of free events this summer to promote active travel as part of the ‘Around Your Way’ project. Events include free...

Figures reveal fewer accidents on South Gloucestershire’s roads in 2017

There were significantly fewer accidents on South Gloucestershire’s roads in 2017 than the previous year, according to the latest data available. The figures are obtained...

UK first as interaction between driverless car and bus demonstrated in...

The VENTURER consortium recently carried out a pioneering driverless vehicle demonstration involving wireless communication between a bus and car which tested ‘look ahead’ functionality. In...

South Gloucestershire pupils celebrate Walk to School Week

Pupils from Watermore Primary School in Winterbourne joined Chair of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Rachael Hunt and road safety officers yesterday to celebrate the...

Child car seat safety checks at the Mall Cribbs Causeway

Officers from South Gloucestershire Council’s road safety team and Avon and Somerset Police will be carrying out child car seat safety checks at The...

Time capsule event with school children marks ring road reopening at...

The dual carriageway at the Bromley Heath Viaduct reopened over the weekend following a major maintenance and improvement project. The contraflow on the A4174 ring...

Weekend closure of A4174 Ring Road to remove contraflow on Bromley...

The contraflow on the Bromley Heath Viaduct will be removed over the weekend beginning 27 April, and to carry out this work safely, we...

Cabinet approve Western option via Emersons Green for new motorway junction

South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet today (Monday 12 March) supported the findings of a study which show that the Western option via Emersons Green should...

Roadworks to be carried out overnight on Hatchet Road and Brierly...

We are carrying out essential road resurfacing work on Hatchet Road/Brierly Furlong in Stoke Gifford, which will take place overnight. In order to carry out...

Statement on M4 Junction 18a proposals

Cabinet are asked to support the Western option via Emersons Green as the preferred route for a new motorway junction on the M4. The...

Funding boost of £2.2 million to cut bus emissions across Bristol,...

Bus services across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire are set to benefit from a £2.2 million funding boost that will cut emissions and help...

South Gloucestershire Council Cabinet agrees 2018/19 Budget

South Gloucestershire Council is proposing to spend almost £216 million on services next year, according to the Budget agreed today (Monday 5 February, 2018)....

South Gloucestershire launches 12 week consultation on new Local Plan

South Gloucestershire Council has begun a 12 week consultation as it develops a new Local Plan. This is a key planning document in shaping...

Work on the Bromley Heath Viaduct nears completion – progress update

A major engineering project to carry out structural repairs and strengthen the Bromley Heath Viaduct on the A4174 ring road is nearing completion. A...

Council officers take action to keep our roads safe and encourage...

Motorists are being warned to ensure their vehicles are safe and roadworthy, particularly ahead of challenging winter driving conditions, following a day of action...

Opening of Stoke Gifford Transport Link

The Stoke Gifford Transport Link has now opened to traffic. The new road was built as part of the MetroBus project and forms an...

Bromley Heath Viaduct: Left turn at Hambrook lights reinstated

Following feedback received from local residents and councillors, and a review of traffic management in the vicinity of the Bromley Heath Viaduct, it has...

Have Your Say: Council launches public consultation on 2018/19 budget

South Gloucestershire residents, council tax and business rate payers are being invited to have their say on the council’s budget and council tax for...

Driving refresher roadshow for older drivers

People aged 60 and over in South Gloucestershire are encouraged to attend a roadshow event in Yate that aims to refresh driving skills and...

Major development on Filton Airfield approved

Councillors on South Gloucestershire Council’s DC West Committee today (Thursday 19 October) approved revised plans for a 2,675 home development, along with employment land,...

Bromley Heath Viaduct September update

We are reminding residents and commuters in the region that the Bromley Heath Viaduct maintenance work is now well underway and that we anticipate...

Low emission bus announcement

The Cabinet Member responsible for transport has welcomed the £4.79m fund from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, which is designed to help unlock...

M4 Junction 18a consultation launch

A consultation launched on Monday 21 August which will help inform a feasibility study into options for a new motorway junction, 18a, to link...

£3.4 million Government investment announced for flood resilience improvements to South...

The Government has awarded £3.4 million in Challenge Fund cash to enable ten projects that will improve the flood resilience of the roads in...

Bromley Heath Viaduct essential maintenance work begins on 24 July

Residents and businesses are being reminded that essential maintenance and improvement work at Bromley Heath Viaduct on the A4174 ring road begins at 6am...

Junction 18a proposals

We are in the very early stages of a feasibility study looking at the options for a new junction, 18a, to link the M4...

Have Your Say on South Gloucestershire Council Bus Services

South Gloucestershire Council is asking for residents to have their say on the bus services which receive a council subsidy, in a new consultation. The...

Update on the Bromley Heath Viaduct

Essential maintenance work on the Bromley Heath Viaduct will be reduced to 33 weeks after funding from the Local Enterprise Partnership Economic Development Fund...

Overnight closures on the A4174 ring road westbound

We are carrying out further preparation work for the Bromley Heath Viaduct essential maintenance programme overnight on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 June. This will...

Bromley Heath Viaduct engagement meetings

The second round of residents’ engagement meetings for the upcoming Bromley Heath Viaduct work are taking place throughout June. Residents, people who work in the...

Child car seat safety checks in Kingswood

Officers from South Gloucestershire Council’s road safety team and Avon and Somerset Police will be carrying out child car seat safety checks at Kingswood...

Change in governance arrangements introduced

Governance arrangements of South Gloucestershire Council changed to a Leader and Cabinet model at Wednesday 17 May’s Annual General Meeting. Under the new arrangements, the...

Advance notice: Overnight closures of the A4174 ring road at Bromley...

We are carrying out further essential resurfacing work overnight on the A4174 ring road from Tuesday 18 April to Friday 21 April. The resurfacing will...