Transport Projects

BID Lead

Keep up to date with current and upcoming transport projects being implemented across the city centre.

Project Type
Supporting
Date
2023 - Current

TRANSPORT PROJECTS 2024

  • Queen Charlotte Street

    This Autumn, a new cycle lane and raised crossing will be added to Queen Charlotte Street in addition to new cycle parking.

  • East Bristol Liveable Neighbourhood

    The trial of the Liveable Neighbourhood for St George and Barton Hill will start this Autumn.

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  • Cargo Bike Loans

    Bristol City Council has Cargo Bikes available to borrow and Nextbike Cargo Bikes are now available to borrow on Wine Street.

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  • Old Market Gap

    This project will complete this summer. This cycling led scheme will make it easier and safer to connect from the Railway Path to Castle Park via Old Market.

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  • Ashley Down Station

    This brand new station opens this Autumn, connecting to Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

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  • School Streets

    Bristol currently has 11 School Streets and has just consulted on three more, due to go live in September. More Schools will follow in 2025.

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TRANSPORT PROJECTS 2025

  • Victoria Street

    In the winter of 2024 work on major improvements to Victoria Street will commence including a new cycle lane, continuous crossings and new public realm spaces. Completing spring 2026.

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  • A37 Wells Road and Stockwood

    This bus improvement scheme will see new bus lanes and walking and cycling improvements along the Number 2 bus route. Construction commences summer 2025, completing summer 2026.

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  • Temple Way Crossing - Avon Street

    This new crossing will improve pedestrian access across Temple Way, junction work will also enable buses to serve Avon Street. Completing summer 2025.

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  • South Bristol Liveable Neighbourhood

    In 2024 Bristol City Council will consult on a Liveable Neighbourhood for Southville, Windmill Hill and Bedminster. Planned trial winter 2026.

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  • Park Row Cycle Lane

    In the winter of 2024, the current temporary cycle lanes will be made permanent with changes also made to Colston Street. Completing in spring 2025.

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  • Denmark Street and Frogmore Street

    This project will remove through traffic from this narrow city centre location and support businesses with outside seating. Completing in summer 2025.

  • Vision Zero Action Plan

    It is expected that Bristol City Council will consult on a Vision Zero Plan, a motion was passed in July 2024 to adopt a Vision Zero Approach to Road Deaths.

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TRANSPORT PROJECT 2026 & 2027

  • Deanery Lane

    Consultation on this walking and cycling project took place in spring 2024, work planned for 2026.

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  • Old Market

    Consultation on this walking and cycling link from the City Centre to the Railway Path took place in spring 2024, work planned for 2026.

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  • Bond Street

    Consultation on improvements to this major arterial route will commence in 2024.

  • Union Street

    Work to remove buses and general traffic from Broadmead will be consulted on in 2024.

  • Redcliffe Way

    Major plans to improve Redcliffe Way and the Redcliffe roundabout will be consulted on in 2024.

  • Bedminster Bridges Roundabout

    Major plans to improve the Bedminster Bridges roundabout will be consulted on in 2024.

  • Portway

    Improvements to the bus lanes and shared walking and cycling path will commence in 2026.

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PROPOSED PROJECTS

  • New Transport Plan

    Bristol’s new adminstration have stated they wish to create a new Transport Plan. The current Transport Strategy was adopted in 2019.

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  • Vision Zero Action Plan

    It is expected that Bristol City Council will consult on a Vision Zero Plan, a motion was passed in July 2024 to adopt a Vision Zero Approach to Road Deaths.

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  • Circulation Plans

    Bristol’s new administration have stated they wish to develop circulation plans, establishing the key routes for motor vehicles and buses in the city.

  • EV Charging Plan

    In line with WECA’s EV Plan Bristol will create a framework for the rollout of more EV charging.

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  • Workplace Parking Levy

    Bristol’s new administration have stated they wish to consult on a Workplace Parking Levy, a small charge on employee parking to fund larger projects.

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  • Kerbside Strategy

    Bristol’s new administration have stated they wish to consult on a Kerbside Strategy, designed to guide how we balance, parking and other uses of the kerbside.

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