Tag: Warwickshire County Council

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Consultations Have Closed!

Update: 19 March 2021 – The consultations have now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted their feedback in support of active travel and well-designed cycle schemes. Original Post (18 March 2021) Today is the final day for two consultations being held in Warwickshire that are important for cycling and transport. If you have not had your say yet, don’t

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A47 Long Shoot Cycleway Plans

On Tuesday 16 February, Warwickshire County Council released its initial plans for the development of a high quality cycleway in Nuneaton. The approximately 1.4km (0.9mi) route will run from the A5, along the A47 Long Shoot, to the roundabout junction with Eastboro Way. The intention is to improve cycle safety and enable greater cycle take-up along this corridor which links

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Be Bright, Be Seen

Warwickshire Country Council’s Road Safety Education and Active Travel team sent out this victim-blaming message today on Facebook and Twitter. It’s a fairly common communication that can be seen from a variety of sources at this time of year, encouraging people who may be walking, scooting or cycling to dress up in bright, high-vis and reflective clothing to aid their

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Major Changes for Nuneaton’s Ring Road Lack Vision

News broke today about Warwickshire County Council’s plans for alterations to Nuneaton’s short ring road as part of the Transforming Nuneaton project. Changes include the removal of a roundabout, road widening, junction alteration, and the removal of the one-way system around the station. Major changes to this road are needed – but as they stand, they fall short of the

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(Updated) Warwickshire Council Squanders Funding Opportunity

Update: 05 July 2020 Since publishing this article yesterday, it has now been all but confirmed in a tweet by Cllr Damon Brown (Exhall, Conservative, NBBC) that temporary measures were scuppered by Cllr Jeff Clarke, Warwickshire Council Portfolio Holder for Transport and Planning and Conservative councillor for Nuneaton East. Talking about an as-yet undetailed change to a rural bridge on

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Shire Hall, Warwick (CC BY 2.0 - Elliott Brown)

Warwickshire County Council Responds to Request for Emergency Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Plans

Warwickshire County Council have given an initial response to my request for details about their plans to incorporate new temporary infrastructure to support walking and cycling throughout the county, following the announcement by the government that emergency funds would be made available to authorities around the country. The county has been allocated a total of £1.38bn from the Government’s scheme,

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Asking Warwickshire and Nuneaton for their Plans to Enable Cycling

Following on from the blog article last week asking whether COVID-19 will cause a ‘new normal’ in local transport plans, and the recent government announcements about emergency funds for cycling and a five-year plan to double cycling rates in the country, I’ve written another letter. This time I’m writing to both Warwickshire County Council and Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

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