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Should B&NES change transport policy focus from road and car parking building towards reducing the 31,000 local car journeys in Bath each day?

Adam Reynolds, chair of CycleBath and member of the Transition Bath Transport Group is trying to change the mindset of the Council away from a focus on road and car park building towards encouraging Bathonian’s to walk, cycle and use public transport. As he points out there are 31,000 local car journeys and 4,500 school […]

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Crowd-sourcing of questions for the Transition Bath Hustings for the West of England Mayoral Elections on 4th May 2017

On Wednesday April 26th 2017 we will be holding our West of England Combined Authority Hustings for the prospective mayor for B&NES, Bristol and South Gloucestershire . In preparation we would like to crowd-source some questions for the event and would like your help. Please remember Transition Bath’s focus is on making Bath more sustainable […]

Cable car in Bath

Curo starts consultation on south-side transport solutions including cable car

Curo’s consultation on solutions to transport and traffic problems on the south side of Bath has started with a series of consultation events. Their plans are summarised in these posters, and they have set a new website http://www.southbathtransportoptions.co.uk/ to outline their plans. Curo are building the 700+ new home Mulberry Park housing development on the ex-MOD Foxhill […]

BNES Bike Loan Scheme

Free Bike Loan Scheme in Bath

Bath and North East Council in conjunction with 2 local bike shops in Bath and Radstock, are offering anyone who doesn’t own a bicycle the opportunity to borrow a bike for a month to encourage them to take up cycling. There is a choice of 3 different bicycle types: a hybrid, an electric and a […]

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Transition Bath’s Representations to the Communities, Transport, Environmental Policy and Scrutiny Panel

On Monday 13th March Transition Bath was represented at this B&NES commitee meeting by Gill Risbridger and Adam Reynolds (also of CycleBath). A written version of Gill’s presentation appears here. The meeting covered a wide variety of subjects including the new Bath Quays Cycle and Pedestrian Bridge, Transport Planning, Air Quality and the Churchill pedestrian […]

Foraging Walks

New Season of Foraging Walks to start from 26th March

Nat’s foraging walks are about to start again after a winter break. The first walk will be at 11.00am on Sunday 26th March starting from Smallcombe Nuttery: more informaton on the Foraging Bath Facebook page. Everyone is welcome, please just turn up, you don;t need to have been to one before or be an existing […]


Transport Responsibilities of New Metro Mayor

With the upcoming elections for the first West of England Authority ‘Metro Mayor‘ coming up in May, many of us have been unaware of his/her future responsibilities. Some light has been shed on the mayor’s transport responsibilities from an email exchange between Neil Butters, a local B&NES councillor, and Lib Dem Transport Spokesperson, and B&NES […]