Transport Futures East Sussex (TFES) is the name we agreed upon after our long standing relationship with Campaign for Better Transport ended. What hasn’t changed is our commitment to promoting sustainable, healthy transport, integrated with planning practices that deliver healthy, … Continue reading
INTEGRATED TRANSPORT AND PLANNING NEEDED Too often, estates are being completed without consideration of walking, cycling, bus or rail connections, and where the car is King. The bus service improvements (if there are any at all) often appear not in … Continue reading
A27 BUS STUDY A pilot study into the potential for a new bus service along the A27 was launched on 18th January in Lewes Town Hall by Campaign for Better Transport. The well attended event was in the form of … Continue reading
THE SCATE STRATEGY – VISIONS OF A BETTER WAY FORWARD Building new roads such as the ‘off-line’ A27 to solve congestion is not – and never has been – the answer. To counter the outdated, expensive and highly damaging (to … Continue reading
HASTINGS AND BEXHILL BUS LANES Designed and presented in the ESCC Local Transport Plan 2000, the bus lanes were intended to be an important element in the three planned ‘quality bus corridors’. These would run: 1.St Leonards, Silverhill, Hollington, and … Continue reading
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SUNDAY 349 BUS TO BODIAM CASTLE – IT’S BACK! After an absence of three years, the 349 Sunday service run by Stagecoach out of Hastings has returned – and not just for summer! The route connects Hastings with Sedlescombe, Cripps … Continue reading
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A27 CONSULTATION The consultation on Highways England proposals for improvement of the A27 between Lewes and Polegate closed on the 4th December, 2015. The document can be read here: Consultation brochure. Our response can be read here: a27-cons-11-16. Please also see the … Continue reading
A259 BUS LANES – DELAYED CONSTRUCTION Provision of bus lanes on the A259 was one of the conditions on which Link Road funding was granted in 2012. They were first promised in 2004 to ‘complement’ the road, along with ‘new services … Continue reading
BHLR – Local Transport Plan 3 – Campaign Pointers for 2016 – A Range of Measures The opening of the Bexhill to Hastings Link Road took place in late December – precisely 7 years after the initial date predicted by … Continue reading
There has been a long time lapse since the last update – apologies for that. This is a quick update and will be followed in the next two weeks with latest news and also comment on transport issues in Hastings, … Continue reading