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Walking and cycling: “ESCC’s lack of ambition dispiriting”

Funding for walking and cycling infrastructure provided by the transport ministry’s Emergency Active Travel Fund has given East Sussex County Council the opportunity to demonstrate its ambitions for creating safe and practical transport arrangements for pedestrians and cyclists alongside the traditionally prioritised road traffic. After years of interacting with the county council, however, cycling enthusiast Tim Godwin has lost all faith in its ability to provide good walking and cycling solutions. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:32 Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 In: Transport Tags: active travel Department for Transport ESCC Nick Terdre Tim Godwin

EV charging points on the rise

Hastings Borough Council’s Cabinet has allocated funding for the installation of new EV charging points in the town, in line with its climate change strategy. New charging points have also been installed in Morrisons car park as part of a national roll-out. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:46 Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020 In: Transport Tags: Charity Committee Engie EVs Maya Evans Nick Terdre
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