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SOUTH COAST ALLIANCE FOR TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT (SCATE) UPDATE (Save Sussex Pad Appeal) – SUCCESSFUL EASTBOURNE CYCLE LINK – TRANSPORT FOR NEW HOMES – ROAD SPACE, WHAT BETTER TO DO WITH IT – WEALDEN DISTRICT PLAN CONSULTATION – GOVE REVIEW OF ACCESSIBILITY TO NATIONAL PARKS AND AONBs – STAGECOACH/ARRIVA EAST SUSSEX/KENT SUNDAY LINK CONTINUES

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 To counter the outdated, expensive and highly damaging (to … Continue reading

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HASTINGS AND BEXHILL BUS LANES – HAILSHAM/POLEGATE/EASTBOURNE PROPOSALS – BUSES IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS – BUS ROUTE 349 – TRIPS WITH NO CAR – A27 STUDIES AND ‘SCATE’ PLAN – NEW ROADS AND THE ECONOMY, DO THEY HELP OR HINDER? – BHLR AND PROGENY; WALKING AND CYCLING, HOLD YOUR HORSES – BRICYCLES’ ENERGY – EASTBOURNE WALKING CYCLING, MIXED MESSAGES – ROTHER TRANSPORT ACTION GROUP, RIP – CLEAN AIR FOR EASTBOURNE CAMPAIGN – RAIL SERVICES, NEW SOUTHERN TIMETABLE FROM MAY (not Theresa!) – SUSTAINABLE HOUSING? PROBABLY NOT – ROAD CASUALTY FIGURES SHOW NO IMPROVEMENT – CBT CHIEF TO STEP DOWN AFTER 30 YEARS! – TRANSPORT SECRETARY WANTS CHEAPER MOTORING:IGNORES BUS AND RAIL PRICE HIKES.

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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CROSS BORDER BUS SUCCESS – MIXED PROSPECTS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT – PRIMACY OF THE CAR – AIR QUALITY

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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 – HAILSHAM/EASTBOURNE STC – BHLR AFTERMATH – WALKING – CYCLING – PUBLIC TRANSPORT – AIR – PARKING

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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

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BEXHILL-HASTINGS: DELAYED BUS LANES; EAST SUSSEX TRANSPORT OVERVIEW

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

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HASTINGS ALLIANCE and CAMPAIGN FOR BETTER TRANSPORT EAST SUSSEX : JANUARY 2016

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

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BHLR: DELAY – COSTS INCREASE – APOLOGIES – BLAME

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

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