Karl McCartney MP has organised what he is hoping will be the first of a bi-annual Transport Infrastructure Seminar with the Executive Member for Highways and Transport at Lincolnshire County Council, Cllr Richard Davies.
The Seminar, which will take place at the County Council’s Offices this Friday, will focus on longstanding rail, bus, road and parking matters affecting Lincoln primarily and also the surrounding areas of the City and Lincolnshire as a whole.
More specifically, these issues will include:
- Transport Hub and current congestion and bus station issues affecting Lincoln...
- Lincoln Central Train station
- Skellingthorpe and Doddington Road level crossings & congestion re Tritton & Newark Roads
- The High Street Level Crossing and footbridge
- Brayford Wharf East Footbridge proposal
- Eastern Bypass
- Southern Relief Road
- Western Bypass
- East West Link
- A15 dualling
- Boston, Horncastle, Grantham bypasses
- M11 extension
- Immingham Road & rail freight upgrades
- Upgrades to congested areas/bottlenecks across the City and County
- Signage - major routes
- Signage - Minor routes
- Traffic Management:
- Canwick Hill travelling South and North
- South Park Junction travelling North and South, East and West
- Peacock Inn Junction
- Minster Yard
- Pelham Bridge
- Lindum Road/Hill
- Park and Ride systems
- Parking Regulations and Residents Only parking and other restrictions
- Bus routes and services
- Rail services cross country
- Rail services intercity
- Bicycle network
- Bicycle hire
- Countywide motorbike issues
- Emergency route (ER), signage & other issues
- Christmas Market
- Air Show
- Visitor / Coach management
Attendees are expected to include elected and officer representatives of various local authorities in and around Lincoln, public transport providers, small and medium-sized business representatives and the emergency services.
Karl McCartney JP MP, Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, said: “There are clearly a large number of both macro and micro transport matters of the utmost importance to my City of Lincoln Constituents and by extension the Lincoln hinterland and the people of Lincolnshire.
“I would ideally like this Seminar to be an opportunity for us to highlight areas where we can work together to build on the progress we have made over recent years on improving our transport network and infrastructure.
“There is a lot for us to discuss, hopefully agree on, and move forward.”
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For further information, please contact Karl McCartney JP MP at firstname.lastname@example.org / 020 7219 7221.