Category Active Travel
Young people urged to have their say on Somerset’s transport future
Somerset County Council has launched a survey to capture the views of young people across the county on the future of transport. The survey was complied with the help of the Somerset Youth Parliament and their deputies who belong to the UK-wide group representing the voices of young people. The survey is on Somerset’s Commonplace […]
Council nets over £400,000 to support active travel initiatives
Somerset County Council has been awarded more than £410k from Active Travel England to support its aim of making streets more cycling, walking and wheeling-friendly.
Preparation works set to get underway for Bridgwater’s £5.3m Dunball improvements
The first phase of a major project to improve the busy Dunball roundabout linking Bridgwater and Junction 23 of the M5 starts later this month. Somerset County Council is with its partner, infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, are delivering an upgraded, signalised roundabout at this key location for the town and M5. Preparation work is scheduled […]
£11.6m traffic signals programme turns to busy Bridgwater Junction
Work to renew traffic lights and crossings across Somerset as part of a multi-million package returns to Bridgwater later this month. The Somerset County Council scheme, which is a key component in the town’s Celebration Mile project, will see major upgrades to traffic signals at the Broadway/St John’s Street junction as well as the zebra […]
Pupils open next phase of Bridgwater A38 Active Travel Corridor with pedal power
A new cycling and walking route boasting eco-friendly lighting and forming part of an extensive and growing network has been opened in Bridgwater.
Green light for new junction serving Firepool site and railway station
An important scheme to link Taunton’s Firepool Development and new railway station car park to the town’s road network with cycling provision is set to commence early next year. Somerset County Council, Somerset West and Taunton Council, Great Western Railway and Network Rail are working together to deliver a new junction access from Trenchard Way […]
First Somerset school awarded Modeshift STARS
Kingfisher Primary School in Yeovil has become the first Somerset school to receive the nationally recognised bronze Modeshift STARS accreditation for providing safe and sustainable travel environments.
Work starts on vital A39 active travel corridor in West Somerset
Work commenced this week on a major piece of infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians travelling between Dunster and Minehead. Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is improving and widening an existing cycleway and footway running along the A39 between the two towns to ensure residents and visitors can travel safely by bike or foot. The £1 […]
Major roundabout improvement plan moves forward with contract award
A £5.2 million plan to improve the busy Dunball Roundabout near Bridgwater is a step closer following the appointment of a contractor. Somerset County Council will be working closely with its partner, infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, to develop a design for a signalised roundabout. The Dunball roundabout links to Junction 23 of the M5, and […]
Ambitious 10-year blueprint for cycling and walking network in Somerset launched
Somerset County Council has unveiled plans for major new safe cycling and walking routes in the county to help create greener, healthier and more active streets. The Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) for Yeovil and Taunton are the first to be published – they’ll be followed by plans for Bridgwater and Frome and […]
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