Two more schools extend Safer School Streets trial in Plymouth

Two more Plymouth schools have started an extended trial of traffic restrictions during morning and afternoon drop-off and pick-up times, following a successful one-day pilot. The ‘Safer School Streets’ pilot, organised by the Council in partnership with Sustrans in 2021, saw roads outside six primary schools closed to school-run and through traffic during these peak […]

Platinum Parkway scoops takes award

One of Plymouth’s biggest ever transport improvement schemes has won its third top award since opening earlier this year. The Platinum Parkway (Forder Valley Link Road) has just been named New Build Project of the Year in the ‘over £8m’ category of this year’s Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) South West Civil Engineering Awards, which […]

New walking and cycling champion for Plymouth

Plymouth City Council has appointed a walking and cycling champion to promote and encourage more active travel. Providing cleaner, greener and healthier ways for people to get around Plymouth is one of the Council’s top priorities and, in his new role, Councillor John Stephens will be aiming to get more people walking, wheeling and cycling, […]

Changing tack to tackle Plymouth’s potholes

Pothole repairs have been given a major financial boost after Council Leader Tudor Evans released money to the highways maintenance budget. The new administration pledged to prioritise investing in repairing more of the city’s potholes more quickly and the £4.5m capital budget and maintenance programme has been realigned to release money to tackle potholes using […]


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