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Southampton 2040 Transport Strategy - Survey now open

Southampton City Council is calling for your views on its draft transport strategy to transform Southampton's transport network over the next twenty years. Connected Southampton – Transport Strategy 2040 forms part of the fourth Local Transport Plan for the city and proposes a number of ideas and...

Third Avenue Scheme - have your say

Southampton’s Third Avenue forms a vital part of the city’s busiest cycle network and is one of the three national cycle network routes in and out of the city. Proposals are now in place to make part of Third Avenue permanently one way to provide a dedicated two way cycle way. This would run east...

Oxford Street Pedestrianisation

Bollards are now in operation to support the pedestrianisation of Southampton's Oxford Street between 11am and midnight. The implementation comes after months of trial closures and pedestriansations carried out by Southampton City Council to address damage to the street's pavements as a result of...

Bikes Go Free on the Gosport Ferry this summer!

Cycling is not just a sport; it’s a great way to get fit, a door to door means of transport, a fun pastime with the family, but above all a lot of fun! The summer months are the ideal time to get out and about by bicycle so for the fourth year running the Gosport Ferry will be running their “Bikes...

Sholing Infant School scoots its way to top prize in Inter-School Scooter Challenge

Sholing Infant School has been named the winner of this year's Southampton Inter-School Scooter Challenge. From 18-22 June, over 3,000 pupils across nine Southampton schools took part in the week long challenge, run by My Journey to encourage children on the school run to swap their usual car...
Schools across Hampshire and Southampton receive prizes for air quality campaigns

Schools across Hampshire and Southampton receive prizes for air quality campaigns

This year the Hampshire County Council Travel Planning team invited selected schools in areas of Southampton and Hampshire to learn more about the links between road vehicles and air pollution. Local authority Environmental Health Departments donated diffusion tubes that teams of pupils used to...
No idling in St Bede School competition to cut pollution

No idling in St Bede School competition to cut pollution

Winchester City Council marked National Clean Air Day by asking St Bede Primary School to run a ‘No Idling’ poster competition.
Take brisk steps towards a healthier lifestyle

Take brisk steps towards a healthier lifestyle

Hampshire County Council is encouraging residents to build ten minutes of brisk walking into their day, and download the ‘ Active 10’ app to support them.

Fairisle Junior School strike gold with green travel initiatives

Pupils from Fairisle Junior School have been awarded a golden rose to celebrate receiving their Gold award from Modeshift STARS . The Gold award is the highest accolade on offer and is awarded to schools that have achieved a noticeable reduction in car usage through their efforts to promote...

Cycle Diversion on Third Avenue

Resurfacing work is now taking place on Third Avenue, the service road that runs parallel to Millbrook Road West. The work is running from the junction with Regents Park Road to First Avenue.

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