Archive by category Transport

Green transport to get a boost on Eco Expressway?

Green transport to get a boost on Eco Expressway?

Consultation is underway about proposals for new bus and bike lanes along one of Nottingham’s busiest routes. Exciting proposals by the City Council include new bus lanes, better cycle and pedestrian facilities and priority lanes for electric vehicles and taxis on roads between the city centre and Vale Road in Colwick, via Manvers Street and […]

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First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

The first phase of works in Nottingham’s £250 million Broadmarsh area transformation is continuing in the Wilford Road and Wilford Street area and is planned to be completed in the next fortnight. Road resurfacing works will take place on the evenings of Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June, from 7pm to midnight and on […]

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Junction improvements mean temporary road closure

Junction improvements mean temporary road closure

The Trent Street / Station Street junction will close to traffic for eight weeks as part of the final phase of improvements for people using Nottingham Station and other pedestrians. Improvement works to create a more welcoming environment on Station Street for people arriving in Nottingham by train have been ongoing since last September and […]

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NET is number one say customers

NET is number one say customers

Nottingham’s tram network is leading the way across the country for customer satisfaction, an independent passenger survey has revealed. In a report published on 24 May by the nationally respected Transport Focus organisation, NET scored an impressive 98 per cent satisfaction rating – outstripping the performance of other UK tram networks. NET’s General Manager, Paul Robinson […]

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New Western Cycle Corridor works set to start in Abbey Bridge area

New Western Cycle Corridor works set to start in Abbey Bridge area

The Western Cycle Corridor works, part of the City Council’s Cycle Ambition programme, part funded by a £6.1m grant from D2N2, the Local Enterprise Partnership will start in the Abbey Bridge roundabout area this week. Abbey Bridge roundabout itself will be resurfaced, with works starting on May 30 and lasting for five nights. The work […]

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Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

They are local heroes who have both been on top of the world – and now their achievements have been marked much closer to home. Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE and Mountaineer Doug Scott CBE have become the latest people to have a tram named in their honour. Swimmer Rebecca’s career highlight came at the 2008 […]

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Transformation of the roads around the Broadmarsh area will support 3,000 jobs

Transformation of the roads around the Broadmarsh area will support 3,000 jobs

More details about proposals to transform the streets in the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham which will support the area’s regeneration and help to create thousands of jobs are being announced today (Monday 25 April). The planned changes – initially outlined in December 2015 as part of an announcement to transform the Broadmarsh area of the […]

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Nottingham shortlisted for European Mobility Week Award

Nottingham shortlisted for European Mobility Week Award

Nottingham is one of ten authorities across Europe shortlisted for a prestigious European Union award for encouraging people to choose greener ways to travel. The winner of the European Mobility Week Award 2015 will be announced at an award ceremony on April 20 in Brussels, Belgium. The award focuses on local authority activities to coax […]

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