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Council makes Compulsory Purchase Order for route linking St Martin’s Quarter and Shrub Hill

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Worcester City Council has published a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to acquire land required to create a new pedestrian and cycling route between Pheasant Street and Shrub Hill Station. The new five-metre wide pathway will start opposite the Asda car park and run across Padmore Street and the existing Cromwell Street bridge over the canal. It wi...

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Contract awarded for Worcester’s bike share scheme

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Plans to introduce a bike share scheme across Worcester have stepped up a gear, with the City Council awarding a contract for the project to Beryl, the UK's largest shared sustainable transport provider. The bike share scheme will see 225 bicycles - 175 of them electric bikes – available to hire, from numerous locations across the city. The propose...

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Plan to boost walking and cycling in Worcester

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Worcester people will be supported to make more journeys by walking and cycling under a new plan to be considered by city councillors. Proposed initiatives to give more people the opportunity to take up 'active travel' will include launching a bike share scheme for residents and visitors, working with schools to encourage more pupils and students t...

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Help shape Worcester’s new transport strategy

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Worcester residents are being asked to help shape a new transport strategy for the city centre. The City Council is preparing the new policy to help decide what improvements and changes to transport routes and infrastructure will be needed in the future. The completed strategy will operate within the context of the county-wide Local Transport Plan....

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