Transport

Transport

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 agrees 2018/19 Budget

South Gloucestershire Council will spend almost £216 million on services next year, according to the Budget agreed at the meeting of Full Council today...

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...

Significant estimated cost increases for MetroWest Phase 1

On 17 March the West of England Joint Transport Board will be advised of significant increases in the estimated cost for MetroWest Phase 1. The...

Route 60+ driving refresher roadshow for older drivers

People aged 60 and over in South Gloucestershire are encouraged to attend a free Route 60+ roadshow event in Longwell Green that aims to...

Overnight lane closures on A4174 ring road

There will be overnight single lane closures on the A4174 at Bromley Heath Roundabout for eight weeks from 6 February, taking place Monday to...

Bromley Heath Viaduct maintenance and improvement work gets green light

Bromley Heath Viaduct will undergo a £5.9 million maintenance programme to strengthen the 1960s structure and provide improvements for cyclists and pedestrians. South Gloucestershire Council’s...

Have your say on a new Local Plan for South Gloucestershire

From today (Thursday 12 January) we are consulting on a new Local Plan for South Gloucestershire and we are encouraging residents and people who...

MetroBus works removed over Christmas and the New Year

During the holiday season the MetroBus work around the area will pause, and wherever possible restrictions will be removed, allowing roads to be fully...

Residents encouraged to consider ambitious transport proposals as part of consultation...

Local people are being encouraged to take part in the consultation process for the Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) and Joint Transport Study (JTS), which...

Notice of change of traffic flow direction – Stoke Lane

Notice of change of traffic flow direction. As of Monday 12 December, the one-way system at Stoke Lane will be reversed and traffic will head...

South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and Bristol councils give...

South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and Bristol councils have voted to give their consent on the Parliamentary Order for the West of...

Valued bus services reinstated

Residents of Oldland Common and Bitton will once again have bus services linking them with Bath and Bristol after we successfully negotiated a deal...

More sustainable electric vehicles added to fleet

We have just taken delivery of our third electric vehicle, with the aim of transforming 20-25 per cent of our light van and car...

Overnight closures of the A4174 ring road at Bromley Heath Roundabout

We are carrying out further essential resurfacing work overnight on the A4174 ring road from Wednesday 16 November to Friday 2 December. The resurfacing will...

Funding approved for motorway junction study

Councillors on the Environment and Community Services Committee have given the go ahead for a feasibility study to be drawn up for a new...

Consultation launched on the West of England Joint Spatial Plan and...

All members of the public, young and old, are being encouraged to help inform proposals for growth in the region that will affect everyone...

Have Your Say: Council Launches Public Consultation on 2017/18 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...

The Mall expansion plans given the green light

South Gloucestershire’s largest retail outlet is set to expand after councillors granted outline planning permission for the proposals today (Thursday 3 November). The scheme at...

Communities Secretary visits West of England to discuss devolution deal

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the Right Honourable Sajid Javid MP, visited the West of England on Thursday 13 October 2016,...

Next step announced for consultation on the West of England Joint...

Residents across the West of England will be able to have a further say on the West of England Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) and...

Car seat safety checks success

Our road safety team has been working alongside Avon and Somerset Police over the summer months to help carry out more than 600 safety...

New bus operator brings additional services to South Gloucestershire

National bus operator Stagecoach will be operating services in the South Gloucestershire area from today. The new Stagecoach routes will serve the Yate area and...

Public responses show overall support for £1 billion West of England...

Residents have had the opportunity to have their say on the creation of a new West of England Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) and a...

Have your say at Community Engagement Forums

Residents are encouraged to attend South Gloucestershire’s new Community Engagement Forums (CEFs) to have their say about local issues and provide feedback on areas...

VENTURER consortium shares project’s progress

The VENTURER consortium held its first showcase event on Tuesday 24 May to update partners, private sector delegates and attendees from transport and public...

Bikeability Recycled scheme extended in South Gloucestershire

Thanks to £15,000 funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) we are extending our Bikeability Recycled scheme and also offering two new forms of...

Council employees recognised for public service

Staff who provide excellent services to the people of South Gloucestershire were commended during the council’s Pride Awards yesterday (Wednesday 4 May). The awards are...

First free bikes given to South Gloucestershire school pupils through recycling...

Pupils at Elm Park Primary School in Winterbourne are the first to receive free bicycles through a new scheme called Bikeability Recycled. The recycled bikes...