New discounted bus fare to launch for young people in West Sussex

Young people aged 16 to 20 will soon be able to qualify for a discounted bus fare with the launch of a new ‘16 to 20 Bus Saver’ scheme developed by West Sussex County Council alongside bus operators and funded by the Department for Transport (DfT). From Sunday 22 October this year, young people will […]

Strategic £29.5 million road improvement scheme officially opens in Arun

The £29.5million Angmering and Littlehampton road scheme on the A259 was officially opened this month. Two new sections of dual carriageway, totalling 2km in length, have been built and will: • reduce journey times• cut traffic congestion – saving around 670 tons of CO2 per year• support existing and future housing and commercial developments in […]

Investing in better roads in West Sussex

West Sussex has said it will monitor the impact this increased funding has on the condition of the road network and will review if further investment is required The council is investing a further £4.5 million into maintaining the county’s highways and roads following a sharp increase in the number of safety defects and issues […]

West Sussex County Council says abuse of its highways staff will not be tolerated

West Sussex County Council has said it is disappointed that a number of its staff have reported that they have received abuse from members of the public whilst completing essential work on the highway network. The council said it understands the frustration that some members of the public have regarding the condition of the county’s […]

New Active Travel pathway in Findon Valley, West Sussex officially opens

A shared cycle and footway linking Findon Village and Findon Valley, the third in a series of Active Travel Fund schemes in West Sussex has officially opened. The project, which runs alongside the A24, joins two further projects completed last year in Drayton and Shoreham in providing improvements for cyclists and pedestrians in the county. […]

Green light for £17.4million boost for West Sussex bus travel

The money will be used to increase bus passenger numbers, which in turn will help support the local economy and reduce traffic congestion. The green light has been given for a £17.4million boost for bus service improvements in West Sussex. West Sussex County Council successfully bid for the Government cash injection, aimed at increasing bus […]

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