Oxfordshire: Vision Zero strategy to eliminate deaths and serious injuries is approved

A package of initiatives aimed at eliminating deaths and serious injuries on Oxfordshire’s roads by 2050 has been approved. Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet today [Tuesday 23 April] approved the strategy and action plan entitled Oxfordshire – Safe Roads through Vision Zero to 2030. The document builds on the council’s adoption of Vision Zero in 2022, […]

Oxford residents rage at ‘dystopian’ LTN cameras

Business- and home owners in Oxford have reacted negatively to the prospect of ‘dystopian’ cameras being installed at six LTNs across the city. The enforcement cameras will be added to six low-traffic neighbourhood closure points in the city, says This Is Oxfordshire. The ANPR cameras will enforce traffic restrictions while giving access to emergency services vehicles. Bollards […]

Oxfordshire awarded £3.6 million to triple public EV charging provision by 2025

Oxfordshire will receive £3.6 million to triple its number of public electric vehicle (EV) chargers after the county’s Local EV Infrastructure (LEVI) bid was approved. Money from the DfT will seed fund a major rollout of infrastructure worth over £10m that will see more than 1,300 public chargers delivered in the county by the end of 2025. The […]

Oxfordshire’s electric car club trial extended until September

A year long Oxfordshire car sharing pilot scheme, launched last April, is being extended by six months due to popular demand, with more vehicles to be added to the scheme shortly. The trial features electric vehicles, which can be hired on an hourly or daily basis from district and city council owned car parks around […]

Council urges Thames Valley Police to help improve road safety in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire County Council has written to the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner (TVPCC) to call for more action to improve road safety. Councillor Andrew Gant, the council’s Cabinet Member for Transport Management, told TVPCC Matthew Barber that more action was needed after the number of people killed or seriously injured on Oxfordshire’s roads rose […]

Oxfordshire calls for more government help to repair roads

Oxfordshire County Council has released a statement detailing how its highways teams are working hard to repair road surfaces after a winter that has seen periods of freezing temperatures but also exceptional rainfall – leading to the condition of roads deteriorating around the entire country. The county has 13 teams out repairing the roads each […]

VolkerHighways awarded additional LED rollout contract in Oxfordshire

Highways and streetlighting maintenance company VolkerHighways has been awarded a Traffic Route LED and Column Replacement contract on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council, worth £5 million. The project forms part of the £30 million Highways Electrical Assets contract the business was awarded in December 2021. The contract will see 6,321 LED lantern replacements and 3,657 […]

Oxfordshire introduces third town-wide 20mph zone

The town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire has become the third 20mph pilot scheme in the county. Oxfordshire County Council has completed the work in Wallingford Central as part of its plans to reduce the speed of the majority of the county’s 30mph roads to 20mph, where suitable and when supported by local residents. It followed […]

Innovators deliver traffic information onto dashboard displays in real time

A new system that replicates the information shown on electronic road-side signs direct to drivers inside their vehicles is being trialled in the UK after being developed by innovator group Eloy. The system, which delivers the information onto dashboard screens or mobile devices next to drivers follows a collaboration between Eloy, Andy Graham, from White […]


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