Tag: Warwickshire CC

A no-cycling sign on an upright pole at the entrance to a narrow pedestrianised town centre street.

(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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Railway Improvements for Nuneaton and Warwickshire

According to Coventry Live, Warwickshire County Council has released its Draft Rail Strategy 2019-2034, in which there are proposals for enhancing rail services in Nuneaton and other locations around the county. For the town, it includes proposals for two new stations in addition to the two existing stops: one serving the west of Nuneaton around the Galley Common and Stockingford

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Improving Air Quality on Congested Roads and Induced Demand

On 13 December, at a County Council session, the issue of excessive traffic causing unsafe levels of pollutants in the air was raised by Cllr Caroline Phillips. This was in specific relation to the ring-road in Nuneaton, where a bottleneck in the short route causes surrounding major roads towards the town to seize up. You can watch Councillor Phillips raise

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Improving Cycle/Pedestrian Crossing Points – Part 2

A couple of weeks back, I compiled a number of what I considered to be small suggestions on how a small section of road, and in particular the pedestrian and cycling crossing points, could be improved. This I sent through to Warwickshire County Council Highways, and today I received a response. The general message seems pretty positive on the surface.

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Improving Cycle/Pedestrian Crossing Points

In Nuneaton, there is an advisory cycle lane that runs on the Weddington Road/A444 southbound towards the town. The lane is far from perfect – it’s advisory only, frequently has cars parked in it and is only paint not affording cyclists any real protection from motor traffic. In an ideal world, I’d see the whole route upgraded but I’ve decided

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