The expansion will see eight state-of-the-art Alpitronic chargers, capable of charging at speeds up to 150kW, installed by spring 2022 in response to customer demand.
The way parking is controlled in parts of Oxfordshire will change as Oxfordshire County Council takes on the responsibility for civil parking enforcement from Thames Valley Police.
Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet voted to endorse proposals to make it simpler, quicker and less cost-prohibitive to lower speeds to 20mph on most urban areas and village streets.
Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council revised the timeline after working together to resolve technical complexities in the bespoke supporting online systems for the ZEZ.
The project will test a new solution to help people who don’t have access to a driveway to charge an electric vehicle using their own home power supply.
The consultation by Oxfordshire County Council aims to find out people’s views on the service provided now and what people would like to see in the future.
Works begin to install a high-powered underground cable that will deliver electricity to the UK’s largest public EV charging superhub at Redbridge Park & Ride.
The council already enforces parking in Oxford City and West Oxfordshire and will now take over from Thames Valley Police in the Cherwell, South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse districts.
Oxfordshire County Council will use £275k of its existing Local Authority Bus Subsidy Grant (LABSG) to support the services which would otherwise have faced withdrawal in August 2021.
Oxfordshire County Council has allocated £18.8m of its Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal funding to improve the existing roundabouts at the Upper Heyford development site.
The Oxfordshire Rail Corridor Study (ORCS) looks in detail at the county’s predicted growth in jobs and housing over the next two decades and how the rail network can best support it.
Oxford City Council is installing the EV chargers across the city, to support electric cabs and local residents ahead of the Zero Emission Zone Pilot this August.