Welsh Senedd committee to explore possibility of free public transport for young people

The Welsh Government’s Petitions Committee, is set to explore the possibility of providing free public transport for young people. The initiative is part of a broader vision to shift travel habits towards more sustainable modes, in line with Wales’ ambitious net zero and modal shift targets. The Welsh Government has already said the steep challenge […]

Welsh minister predicts 20mph limit “tweaks”

The minister responsible for transport in Wales is admitting there will be “tweaks” to the default 20mph speed limit introduced across the country’s residential roads this week. Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters MS said he had “no doubt” there would be adjustments in the coming months. He told ITV News “People are anxious […]

Children across Wales welcome new 20s speed limit on walk to school

There was a different look and feel for children on their trips to school this morning following the introduction of the new 20 mph speed limit. On 17 September Wales became the first UK nation to introduce a new default 20mph speed limit on most residential roads across the country.  This change is expected to […]

Spain’s message to Wales on lower speed limits days ahead of 20mph roll out

“There will be some fears beforehand, but everything will become normal quickly and then everything will start to get better.” That was the message to the people of Wales from one of the key people behind Spain’s move to a 30km/h speed limit. Álvaro Gómez  is Head of the National Road Safety Observatory in Spain […]

Further works to begin today on Menai Suspension Bridge

Work will begin this week on the Menai Suspension Bridge to ensure it is permanently restored in time for its 200th anniversary. The second phase of works will see new permanent hangers installed, following a rigorous period of development and testing, as well as extensive painting work to the exterior of the bridge. Motorists are […]

‘Road traffic accidents are the largest cause of serious injury in children,’ says paediatric trauma leader at Wales’ children’s hospital

Road traffic accidents are the largest cause of serious injury in children, acorrding to the paediatric trauma leader at Wales’ children’s hospital “It’s simple, slower speeds save lives! Every year in Wales we see the devastating impacts road traffic collisions have on children and their families. They are the biggest single cause of serious injury […]

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