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The Arrival Van has achieved EU certification milestone
Technology

The Arrival Van has achieved EU certification milestone

Arrival has successfully completed all the required functional and safety testing to achieve EUWVTA, which is a critical step towards starting trials with customers in the coming months.
County Council gets powers to use cameras to enforce traffic restrictions. Image: The rising bollard site on Broad Street in Oxford
Transport

County Council gets powers to use cameras to enforce traffic restrictions

It is the first time local authorities outside London and Cardiff have had the opportunity to apply for these powers, and the County Council was among the first to get the new powers from the Government.
Double yellow lines for 24 roads and streets in Bicester
Transport

Double yellow lines for 24 roads and streets in Bicester

Oxfordshire County Council is looking to address safety issues, including parking that blocks parts of pavements, vehicle turning points, accesses and junctions or creates a tight squeeze for buses.
Oxford’s 10pm e-scooter curfew to be kept under review
Transport

Oxford’s 10pm curfew for hired e-scooters to be kept under review

Council officers have been asked to review whether hired e-scooters should be allowed to operate in Oxford beyond 10.00pm as part of an ongoing trial.
Parking ban on major Didcot road to help keep cycle lanes free
Transport

Parking ban on major Didcot road to help keep cycle lanes free

The council has approved proposals for double yellow lines running the length of Wantage Road in Didcot in a bid to stop people from parking in the cycle lanes.
County highways chief disputes police advice on speed limits
Transport

County highways chief disputes police advice on speed reduction measures

This comes as Thames Valley Police questioned the effectiveness of the council’s plans to lower speed limits without other measures such as engineering or continual enforcement.
“Paused” Woodstock Road improvements to be revisited in July
Infrastructure

“Paused” Woodstock Road improvements to be revisited in July

The proposals for improved provision for pedestrians, cyclists and buses on Woodstock Road is to be revisited in July, having been put on ice earlier this year.
HGVs to be banned from new Watlington relief road
Infrastructure

HGVs to be banned from new Watlington relief road

The market town on the edge of the Chiltern Hills suffers from increased levels of traffic running through it, and there are four housing projects on the outskirts set to exacerbate the situation.
Go-ahead for the next phase of the HIF1 Didcot road plan. Image:Artist impression of Didcot Science Bridge
Transport

Go-ahead for the next phase of the HIF1 Didcot road plan

The Didcot Garden Town housing infrastructure programme is a combination of four projects to ensure there is the capacity to connect 12,000 houses set to be built to the south of Oxford.
County Council set to introduce measures to get more people back on the buses
Transport

County Council set to introduce measures to get more people back on the buses

Expect cheaper fares for under-19s, new rural services, bus priority improvements and traffic filters to reduce journey times across Oxfordshire.