Category: Transport

Traffic Calming Petition

Cllr Antony Tucker presented a petition at the December Full Council meeting, responding to residents’ concerns about the speed of traffic along Spencer Avenue, Spencer Road and Newcombe Road. The petition calls for speed reduction measures on these roads. The petition, which had 71 signatures, is now closed and local councillors hope to work to …

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Allesley Old Road Petition

This petition has been launched asking to further improve road safety on Allesley Old Road and roads nearby and oppose Government plans for an £8 Charging Zone in Coventry. This link is provided for information and not because ECHO is recommending that people sign (or equally that people should oppose it). These are complex issues …

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Bus Pass Restrictions Lifted

From Thursday 19 March, and until further notice, the restriction on travel before 09.30 has been suspended meaning that you can travel free of charge on all bus and tram services in the West Midlands Network area from the start of service – excluding services run by A&M Group – Flexibus. Many leading supermarkets have …

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CLOSURE OF ALLESLEY OLD ROAD

From Friday 21 February until Sunday 1st March, a small stretch of Allesley Old Road between Queensland Avenue and Kingsland Avenue OUTBOUND from the City will be closed for drainage works. This will require diversions for motorists and for two bus routes. The no. 8/8A bus service to Eastern Green will be diverted up Queensland …

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No 5 Bus Diverted from Monday 19th August for 5 Days

The diversion is to allow for gas pipe replacement work to be carried out. Rochester Road will be closed at its junction with Beechwood Avenue. While the road is closed Service 5,in both directions, will divert via Shaftsbury Road. Rochester Road and the Beechwood Avenue/Rochester Road bus stop will not be served. Alternative bus stops …

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Improvements to Coventry Rail Station

The first phase of work on improvements to Coventry railway station – a new footbridge and improvements to the existing platform canopies – has begun. A second station building with shops, new multi-storey car park and a ticket office, as well as a bus interchange on the Central Six side, will follow soon. Piling works …

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Bus Route Changes in Pipeline

National Express Coventry are conducting a consultation on possible bus route changes to be implemented in September. This would be the first major revision of services for 7 years. Routes affected, serving Earlsdon, Chapelfields, Spon End and Hearsall Common could include the numbers 5, 10, 11, 18, 19 and 23. However some of these changes …

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