Plans to pedestrianise a part of Beverley’s Saturday Market have moved a step forward thanks to a successful funding bid from the Department of Transport’s Active Travel Fund.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, is to meet with East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) officials to lobby for their support as part of a fresh bid for Government funding to reinstate the Beverley-York rail line.
Earlier today Emma Hardy MP for Hull West and Hessle chaired a virtual lobby with over thirty cross-party MPs and nearly 400 representatives from the coach industry to call on government action for urgent support during the COVID-19 crisis.
Hundreds of coach operators, many of which are small family-owned businesses, have not been able to access enough support to guarantee their survival, whilst other transport sectors have received tailored support.
Work to improve Hessle Road has completed ahead of schedule.
The essential work was split into nine phases with a completion date of Sunday 21 February, however, the work finished yesterday, more than two weeks ahead of the programme.
Proposals to restore the Beverley to York rail link have been turned down by the Government. MP Graham Stuart says he disappointed with the decision while adding he remains optimistic that the project has a future.
Back in June, the MP submitted a bid to restore the 32-mile length of track from Beverley to York to the Department for Transport’s Restoring Your Railway Fund.
Work to install pop-up cycle lanes in Spring Bank and Ferensway has begun in the city.
In Spring Bank, the left-hand lane in both directions will be converted into a combined bus and cycle lane, which will run between Ferensway and Princes Avenue.
Work to install pop-up cycle lanes in Spring Bank and Ferensway will begin in the next few weeks.
The Spring Bank scheme will include converting the left-hand lane in both directions into a combined bus and cycle lane, which will run between Ferensway and Princes Avenue.
Work to improve Hull’s cycling infrastructure will begin this month.
Plans will include widening existing cycle lanes in areas including Freetown Way and an introduction of additional cycle lanes in roads including Holderness Road, Spring Bank, Anlaby Road and Beverley Road.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has met with Transport for the North (TfN) and lobbied the Rail Minister in order to raise the struggles currently being faced by Hull Trains at the highest level.
Local MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport calling for the restoration of the Beverley to York rail line as part of the Government’s ‘Restoring Your Railways’ scheme, which would provide government funding for a feasibility study on the return of the route.
Hull City Council has been awarded £1.36m to improve the city’s cycling infrastructure.
The funds will help fast-track the authority’s plans to making key improvements to cycle routes across the city.
MP Graham Stuart has welcomed changes made by the Department for Transport that will help keep the countries supply chains moving.
His comments come after they confirmed that drives of buses and lorries licence renewal will be suspended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has submitted a planning application for its proposals to improve the A164 and the Jock’s Lodge Junction near Beverley.
Subject to planning permission being granted, the council intends to carry out a major overhaul of the road system to replace the junction, which currently links the A164 and the A1079, in order to improve congestion problems on one of the East Riding’s busiest roads.
MP Graham Stuart has welcomed that new plans to upgrade the Jock’s Lodge junction.
Once complete it will connect the A1079 and the A164 leading into Beverley. Plans of the proposed work are to be displayed at two public exhibitions later this month.
Brand new plans to improve the A164 and replace the Jock’s Lodge Junction near Beverley have been unveiled by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
The preferred scheme will go on show to the public at two exhibitions later this month, giving residents a chance to have their say on the proposals.
A £2.7million scheme to improve East Riding roads and help protect them against potholes has now been completed for 2019.
As part of its annual surface dressing programme, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s highways maintenance team carried out work at 190 sites across the area during the spring and summer months.
Work on a major scheme to transform a congested section of the A164 between Beverley and the Humber Bridge is reaching its next stage.
The construction of two new roundabouts to relieve congestion and improve road safety at the junction of the A164, Great Gutter Lane and Riplingham Road began in March.
A bike charity that aims to make cycling more affordable will be in Trinity Market this summer to support and promote cycling in the city.
R-evolution is a local charity committed to encouraging more people to cycle. The charity also trains people in bike repair, with the aim of helping them gain employment.