More bus services set to be rolled out in Portsmouth

More bus services, including two extended 24-hour routes, will now roll-out in Portsmouth. Stagecoach’s number 23 route between Leigh Park and Southsea, alongside the number 2 First Bus from Paulsgrove to The Hard will run round the clock. Several other routes across the city will run more frequently during the week and at weekends. The […]

Quieter and safer road proposals developed with the local community in Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Council has taken a proactive approach by engaging with residents, local businesses, and interest groups to collaboratively design the first Active Pompey Neighbourhood. The primary objective of this initiative is to alleviate issues such as excessive through traffic, congestion, and speeding, all while enhancing pedestrian and cycling safety that makes it easier to […]

Portsmouth City Council welcomes Keith Willcox as Transport Advisor

Portsmouth City Council has announced the appointment of Keith Willcox, who has joined as Transport Advisor to assist rolling out high profile transport schemes within the city, including the cities ambitious Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). Keith joins Portsmouth City Council on a part time basis, bringing a wealth of transport industry knowledge and experience […]

Portsmouth Council ramps up road maintenance after poor weather

Portsmouth City Council is increasing its road maintenance schedule to tackle a sudden rise in potholes and road surface issues that has not been seen before in Portsmouth. The most likely cause for this is a more extreme fluctuation of temperatures this winter than the region would usually experience, which has affected the condition of […]

Online reporting tool is a step towards safer city streets in Portsmouth, says council

Portsmouth City Council has developed an online form to help improve safety on city roads and pavements by encouraging ‘near miss’ reporting. This adds to an existing form for cycling near miss reporting. Both forms are intended to give people who have experienced unsafe behaviour from other road users while walking or cycling the chance […]

Portsmouth signs the way

New signs on pavements will be popping up across Portsmouth from this week, showing people the easiest walking route to key destinations. The green signs will be in the same style as existing signs that show where a pavement is shared use, for walking and cycling. They will be placed on several public Rights of […]

Solent bike share scheme to start this summer

Portsmouth City Council accepted a proposal from Solent Transport to introduce a Department for Transport-funded bicycle and e-bike rental scheme this summer. Southampton City Council and Isle of Wight Council will also join the scheme, with Beryl as the approved supplier for the Solent region. Latest in a series of Solent Future Transport Zone recommendations, […]

Cycling and walking plans receive high level of support in Portsmouth

Safer and improved walking and cycling routes could be one step closer, following support for various schemes to make active travel options more attractive for Portsmouth residents and commuters. Portsmouth city council has received responses from over 700 people in support of proposed walking and cycling improvement plans, which shows the importance of making these […]


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