Ahead of upcoming changes to concessionary bus travel on 1 April, Surrey County Council has outlined how disabled bus pass holders are being supported. The council has: * Worked with bus firms to secure reduced fares for disabled bus pass users travelling on Arriva, Safeguard and Stagecoach services before 9.30am on weekdays and is continuing … Continue reading
A fleet of zero emission buses has been launched in Guildford in what is believed to be the first all electric park and ride service in the UK. The county council, borough council and Stagecoach worked together to bring the single decker vehicles to the town. “Introducing Surrey’s first electric #buses through securing £1.5m in funding … Continue reading
Nine new fully electric, zero emission buses are set to be introduced on the Guildford park and ride service next month. Surrey County Council and Stagecoach have worked in partnership to bring the single-decker buses, built by Guildford based manufacturer Alexander Dennis, to the town. Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Environment Mike Goodman said: … Continue reading
Sinead Mooney, Matt Furniss and Julie Iles set out their priorities after being given roles in new Surrey County Council leader Tim Oliver’s Cabinet team.
Tina Thorburn, from the county council’s highways team, provides the latest news on work taking place on Surrey’s roads. Updates include Young Street in Fetcham, South Street in Epsom and Operation Horizon work to improve our roads in Wonnersh and Smallfield.
With the Cabinet due to consider a report on Tuesday about awarding new bus contracts, Mike Goodman outlines plans to improve to some services, make savings and use more environmentally friendly vehicles.
Surrey County Council has appointed three new executive directors to its top team following the appointment of Chief Executive Joanna Killian in March. Jason Russell and Michael Coughlin will become Executive Director for Highways, Transport & Environment and Executive Director for Customer, Digital & Transformation respectively, having taken on the roles as interims in recent … Continue reading
Multi-million pound schemes to reduce congestion and boost economic growth have taken a big step forward after plans were sent to local enterprise partnership Enterprise M3 to be considered for further funding.
Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Transport Mike Goodman has welcomed the overhaul of Southern’s train timetable, which comes into effect on Sunday 20 May.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced £1 million of funding for the work of Transport for the South East (TfSE). The money will help to pay for the development of a transport strategy for the region as TfSE moves towards becoming a statutory body in the next two years. It came as a study commissioned … Continue reading
Tina Thorburn from the county council’s highways team has given the latest news on work taking place on Surrey’s roads. In the video below she provides information about Runnymede Roundabout, the replacement of a wall in Weybridge and new dates for work in Banstead, Camberley, Dorking and Redhill.
Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport Mike Goodman today welcomed the timetable improvements made by South Western Railway after Surrey County Council worked with the train company on making changes. More details can be found in an SWR press release.
With temperatures set to drop and snow forecast in Surrey over the weekend, our gritters will be going out spreading salt over the weekend starting at 4am on Saturday morning. Surrey County Council stockpiled 14,500 tonnes of salt ahead of the winter and has a fleet of 39 gritters to help keep the county moving, … Continue reading
A campaign to press for investment to boost capacity on the Brighton Mainline, which passes through east Surrey on its way to London, has been backed by the county council. The authority has announced that it has joined the Brighton Mainline Alliance, which is a group of organisations and businesses spearheaded by the Coast to … Continue reading