Category Archives: Transport and Environment

Council reaffirms commitment to climate pledge

Council leaders have affirmed the importance of ecological planning and protecting natural diversity as the authority continues its efforts to tackle climate change.

At a meeting of the council today (Tuesday), councillors reiterated their commitment to becoming a carbon-neutral authority and called on central Government for support to reach their ambitious target. Continue reading

Green light for new cycling and walking plan

A BLUEPRINT for how the county council could make active travel more convenient for everyday journeys has been approved.

The council’s East Sussex Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan, which proposes an ambitious network of preferred cycling and walking routes across the county, was agreed by Cabinet on Thursday, September 30.

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New Lane Rental scheme for roadworks

Roadworks in East Sussex MapA SCHEME could be implemented to reduce the length of time roadworks take on the busiest roads in the county.

At its meeting on Thursday, September 30, Cabinet approved plans to develop an East Sussex Lane Rental scheme, subject to approval from the Secretary of State for Transport.

Under the Department of Transport backed initiative, companies will be charged up to £2,500 per day for carrying out roadworks.

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