Photo of a 'road closed' sign.

Four-month closure of Coniston Road for subway infill and new crossing installation

A key road through Patchway has been closed for “up to 16 weeks” to allow a pedestrian subway to be filled in and replaced with an ‘on the level’ zebra crossing. South Glos Council says the scheme is needed because the parapet railings over the subway are in poor condition and “do not provide sufficient containment in the event of a collision”. Bus diversions are in operation.

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Photo of two people wearing hi-vis jackets standing in the entrance to a subway.

South Glos Council consults on plan to infill Coniston Road subway

South Glos Council has launch a public consultation on plans to fill in a pedestrian subway near The Parade on Coniston Road and replace it with a zebra crossing. The zebra crossing will incorporate a parallel crossing area for cyclists, with both parts sitting on a ‘raised table’ for traffic-calming purposes. The existing railings along the side of the road will be replaced with bollards.

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Bus lane on Highwood Road, Patchway, close to the Coniston Road junction.

Highwood Road bus lane camera nets council more than £180k in just nine months

Nearly 6,000 fines, netting a total of more than £180,000 for South Gloucestershire Council, have been issued to drivers caught by a single enforcement camera on a bus lane in Patchway. The astonishing statistics, verified by the Journal, were revealed after a frustrated motorist used a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to find out how much money the council is

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Bus lane enforcement camera sign on the Gloucester Road (A38) northbound approach to the Aztec West Roundabout.

Enforcement camera goes live on A38 bus lane at Aztec West

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has installed a fixed bus lane enforcement camera on the northbound Gloucester Road (A38) approach to the Aztec West Roundabout and will begin issuing penalty charge notices from 21st June. The camera went live on 7th June, but the authority has chosen to only issue warning notices (letters) during the first fortnight of its operation. In line with the

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Ben Luger, marketing communications specialist at ecosurety, and Verity Heal, Local Sustainable Transport Fund project manager at South Gloucestershire Council.

Free journey-sharing website launches for Aztec West Business Park

Drivers exasperated by peak-time congestion at Aztec West can now use a map-based online journey-sharing website to travel more sustainably. joinmyjourney launches today (Wednesday 25th November) thanks to funding from South Gloucestershire Council’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF), development from resource efficiency specialist ecosurety, with support from North Bristol SusCom. The free-to-use site enables commuters travelling by car, bicycle or

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South Gloucestershire Council's transport strategy for the Cribbs/Patchway New Neighbourhood.

Councillors banking on “sustainable” modes of transport to prevent gridlock

A joint statement by Cllrs Brian Allinson (Conservative), Pat Hockey (Lib Dem) and Roger Hutchinson (Labour), lead members of South Gloucestershire Council’s Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee. The Cribbs/Patchway new neighbourhood is set to be a major feature of the North Fringe in the coming years. By 2027 it will provide 5,700 new homes, together with a new Enterprise

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