As Oxfordshire County Council cabinet members approve introducing six traffic filters in Oxford, here’s a quick look at what it is, what it means for drivers, and your frequently asked questions answered.
Following recommendations from officers, the council cabinet has approved the withdrawal of the Compulsory Purchase and Side Roads Orders from the ongoing statutory process to the programme.
That was the view of Oxfordshire County Council’s active travel champion Councillor Dan Levy, the Liberal Democrat member who also represents Eynsham.
The road is set to close from 09 January 2023 to allow Network Rail replace the rail bridge at Oxford Train Station as part of a larger project to expand the station on the western side.
The decision was made amid an acrimonious atmosphere following a debate featuring more than 50 opinions from the public.
From traffic filters and low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) to zero emission zone (ZEZ) and workplace parking levies, here’s just about all you need to know about Oxford’s key traffic initiatives.
Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet has approved controversial plans for six traffic filters to be trialled across the city after improvement works to Oxford railway station are complete.
This follows the Oxford Bus Company’s announcement of the withdrawal of bus services to the Northway and Risinghurst areas of the city.
Oxford Bus Company say the main reason behind the timetable changes is the significant delays to many services currently being experienced in East Oxford, particularly in the Plain Roundabout area.
Oxford City Council, working with partners ODS, is proposing to create new shared cycle and pedestrian paths at Cowley Marsh Recreation Ground and King George’s Playing Field.
A public consultation has led to some changes including offer 100 day passes per year to residents and businesses affected by the traffic filters.