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Christchurch Pedestrian Bridge

Have your say on plans to improve Reading’s pathways and get more people walking

  • 12-week public consultation launches today
  • Ambition to increase the number of people walking and cycling
  • Action plan includes creating new paths and reinstating historic rights of way that have been lost
Reading Green Park Station November 2022

Breath-taking aerial footage shows entirety of new Reading Green Park Station

  • The first new station in Reading since Reading West opened on 1 July 1906
  • Now due to open in early 2023
Footpath

Next steps revealed in plans to improve Reading’s pathways and get more people walking

  • Ambition to increase the number of people walking and cycling
  • Action plan includes creating new paths and reinstating historic rights of way that have been lost
Cycle hub vinyls

New cycle hub in town centre gets the green light

  • Proposed cycle hub at the former Primark unit in central Reading
  • Enclosed cycle facility would combine cycle parking and maintenance facilities
  • Supported by Primark and run in partnership with Ethical Reading and The Reading Bicycle Kitchen
Crescent Road School Street

Crescent Road School Street set to introduce afternoon sessions in November

  • East Reading’s first school street set to extend to afternoons from 7 November
  • Appeal for more volunteer school street marshals
Shinfield Road Active Travel Improvements - Artist's Impression

Work due to begin in October on cycling and walking improvements on Shinfield Road

  • Work due to commence in early October
  • No waiting restrictions (double yellow lines) to commence from 3 October 2022
Digital Permits

Digital parking permit pilot scheme gets the green light

  • New digital parking permit pilot will launch in Lower Caversham this autumn
  • Digital parking permits can be issued instantly
  • Visitor permits can be used by the hour, offering better value for money for residents
Active Travel

Council launches new walking and cycling maps this summer

  • New walking and cycling maps encourage everyone to travel actively around Reading
  • Explore the Borough on foot or by bike
  • An online interactive map is also available
Bath Road - Castle Hill Artist Impression

Have your say on Bath Road walking and cycling improvements

  • Proposed improvements to cycling and walking links on Bath Road between Berkeley Avenue and Castle Hill, running over the IDR to Castle Street.
  • Public consultation on the proposals launching on 7 July until 1 August 2022
  • Have your say at a consultation session at Walford Hall on 13 July
RGP Platform View - 010219

Green Park Station to open by the end of this year

  • Construction of the station is almost complete
  • The station is expected to be open for public use by the end of the year
Crescent Road Clean Air Day group photo

Reading Celebrates Clean Air Day 2022

  • Reading marks Clean Air Day 2022
  • Celebration at the Crescent Road School Street in east Reading