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Free Itchen Bridge passage for electric vehicle drivers now live

Owners of fully electric vehicles can now cross Itchen Bridge free of charge with a SmartCities card. The electric vehicle concession forms part of Southampton City Council’s Air Quality Strategy to reduce air pollution in the city and encourage the uptake of low emission vehicles. The scheme is...

Bikes Go Free on the Gosport Ferry this summer!

Cycling is not just a sport; it’s a great way to get fit, a door to door means of transport, a fun pastime with the family, but above all a lot of fun! The summer months are the ideal time to get out and about by bicycle so for the fourth year running the Gosport Ferry will be running their “Bikes...
Cycle Safety: make it simple

Cycle Safety: make it simple

Cycling UK wants more people cycling more safely. Their ‘Cycle safety: make it simple’ report sets out a blueprint for how to achieve this by improving cyclists’ safety and making it feel safer at the same time.

Portsmouth City Council welcomes grant to address air quality

Portsmouth City Council has received just under half a million pounds from the government to support its work in improving air quality in the city. The council has been awarded £450,000 from the government's £260million Clean Air Fund to deliver a series of sustainable travel initiatives and...
Walking Month this May – How you can get involved

Walking Month this May – How you can get involved

May is National Walking Month and, now the evenings are lighter for longer, it is the perfect time to get outside and get walking. Walking has a whole host of different health benefits that you can use to motivate you and your family to introduce it into your everyday life.

Did you know you can report a near miss in Portsmouth?

Cyclists in Portsmouth can help make cycling safer in Portsmouth thanks to a new near miss reporting system. Portsmouth City Council has created a web-based system for cyclists who experience a near miss while cycling on Portsmouth's roads with the aim of using the information to inform future road...

Langstone schools see a reduction in traffic outside school gates thanks to council scheme

Langstone Infant and Junior schools are the latest to complete Portsmouth City Council's Pompey Monster Walk to School Challenge. Nearly 500 pupils celebrated completing the seven-week challenge in a final assembly on 20 March, when Pompey Monster mascot 'Stomper' made a special visit. Mrs Jane...

All charged up for electric vehicles

Portsmouth City Council is one of the first local authorities to be successful in receiving funding from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles to install electric vehicle charge points in residential areas. The council was awarded £100k towards the cost of the scheme, which will provide electric...
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Portsmouth City Council launches new near miss reporting system

Cyclists in Portsmouth can help make cycling safer thanks to a new near miss reporting system. Portsmouth City Council's Road Safety and Active Travel team created the web-based system for cyclists who experience a near miss while cycling on Portsmouth's roads with the aim of using the information...

Transport minister Jesse Norman officially opens the Hard Interchange

Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, formally opened Portsmouth's Hard Interchange today (Thursday 15 March). During this official visit, hosted by the Leader of Portsmouth City Council, Cllr Donna Jones, details of the council's brand new electric vehicle charge...

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