Karl looks forward to Transport Infrastructure (in Lincoln & Lincolnshire) Seminar on Friday 7 October 2016

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:

  1. Transport Hub and current congestion and bus station issues affecting Lincoln...
  2. Lincoln Central Train station
  3. Skellingthorpe and Doddington Road level crossings & congestion re Tritton & Newark Roads
  4. The High Street Level Crossing and footbridge
  5. Brayford Wharf East Footbridge proposal
  6. Eastern Bypass
  7. Southern Relief Road
  8. Western Bypass
  9. East West Link
  10. A15 dualling
  11. Boston, Horncastle, Grantham bypasses
  12. M11 extension
  13. Immingham Road & rail freight upgrades 
  14. Upgrades to congested areas/bottlenecks across the City and County
  15. Signage  - major routes
  16. Signage - Minor routes
  17. Traffic Management:
  18. Canwick Hill travelling South and North
  19. South Park Junction travelling North and South, East and West
  20. Peacock Inn Junction
  21. Minster Yard
  22. Pelham Bridge
  23. Lindum Road/Hill
  24. Park and Ride systems
  25. Parking Regulations and Residents Only parking and other restrictions
  26. Bus routes and services
  27. Rail services cross country
  28. Rail services intercity
  29. Bicycle network
  30. Bicycle hire
  31. Countywide motorbike issues
  32. Emergency route (ER), signage & other issues
  33. Christmas Market
  34. Air Show
  35. 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 karl.mccartney.mp@parliament.uk / 020 7219 7221.