Parking in Bath could be about to change if the proposed changes are approved.

Bath and North East Somerset Council has released new parking permit proposals in an attempt to make the area greener.

This would include changes to make it easier for residents and visitors to use public transport and to make cycling or walking safer.

The ultimate goal is to reduce carbon emissions and improve the air quality in the neighborhood, the council said.

The parking permit proposals include changes to the following:

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The changes are part of a consultation that will see council contact residents and businesses for their views on the proposals.

According to the council’s plan, they hope the consultation will help promote a “ major shift ” towards public transport, walking and cycling, with incentives to reduce the use of more polluting vehicles, in line with the strategy. British Government’s National Air Quality System.

The consultation will be open until May 24. After closing, the board will post the results on its website.

The council will then use the responses to decide how to proceed with the introduction of changes to its parking permit services.

There will be another public consultation opportunity in the fall on the proposed traffic regulation that would introduce these changes.

Those interested in learning more about how the new changes will affect them can visit the council’s website here.

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Source: www.somersetlive.co.uk
This notice was published: 2021-05-09 13:25:51