Photo showing a zebra crossing on North Road (near the Trust Hall).

Council abandons plans for raised table zebra crossings on North Road

New consultation launched on proposed 20mph zone. South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has abandoned plans to install raised tables at two existing zebra crossings on North Road, despite a majority of consultation respondents saying they agreed with the proposals. The traffic-calming measures had been put forward for the crossing located near the St Michael’s Centre (by The Green) and a second

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Photo of a traffic chicane on Little Stoke Lane.

Consultation on extra traffic calming measures for Stoke Lane & Little Stoke Lane

   South Gloucestershire Council has opened a public consultation on a swathe of additional traffic calming measures that it is proposing to implement on two busy roads through Little Stoke and Stoke Lodge. According to a ‘statement of reasons’ published as part of the consultation, the proposed scheme is intended to encourage walking and cycling to schools. The council says

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Confusion over “eight-week” closure of Little Stoke Lane

An advertised eight-week closure of Little Stoke Lane, to install a series of traffic-calming ‘raised tables’, has caused confusion amongst local drivers and bus passengers. The closure was advertised on the website roadworks.org yesterday (Sunday 3rd February) and yellow signs along the road confirm a closure of eight weeks, starting from today (Monday 4th February). One bus passenger, writing on

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Committee to consider objections to Little Stoke Lane speed table proposals

Objections to proposals to replace priority narrowings in Little Stoke Lane with a series of full-width raised tables are to be considered at a Council meeting this week. South Gloucestershire Council’s Planning, Transport & Strategic Environment (PTSE) Committee, meeting in Kingswood on Wednesday, will consider three objections to the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) that was advertised between 20th November and

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