A proposal to reopen Madeira Drive to one-way traffic, with a two-way protected cycle lane, more space for pedestrians and an increase in parking bays for blue badge holders will be considered by councillors next week.
A critical stage of work on the Valley Gardens project starts on Monday 2 September, when all general traffic will move to the eastern side of the gardens, allowing work to start on shared spaces on the western side. Signed diversions will be in place around the area and at key exit points. Buses will continue to operate as normal.
Changes to the government's national Blue Badge scheme means people with non-physical disabilities, such as dementia and anxiety disorders, are now able to apply for Blue Badges, enabling them to park nearer to their destination.
We've published our Air Quality Annual Status Report showing that air quality in the city is continuously improving, with significant improvement in the Lewes Road corridor over the past year. The report also highlights that pollutant levels in the Valley Gardens area are steadily improving.