Reports

Calls for West of England mayor to step in as bus service cuts bite

Private firms running buses like 'teaching pigs to dance', says Bristol transport chief, while Greens across city region urge metro mayor Dan Norris to 'take control'

Too many cars? On the streets in Bristol’s future first ‘liveable neighbourhood’

Work on Bristol’s mass transit system could start in 2029 or 2030

Features

Concerns remain about Bristol’s Clean Air Zone, six months before launch

Criticisms of the Clean Air Zone include not enough support for businesses and legal pollution limits being too high.

Features

The controversial Voi e-scooter trial will be extended. Here’s what Cable readers think.

Reports

Bristol was one of five areas with illegal air pollution in 2020

Bristol Clean Air Zone approved for summer 2022, nearly a year later than planned

Support for greener transport and exemptions have finally been announced, four years after the government ordered Bristol to tackle illegal levels of air pollution

‘Saving every tree is not the answer’

In recent years it seems there hasn’t been a single tree-felling in the city that hasn’t been met with some kind of outcry, regardless of how clearly the benefits outweigh the cost. We must confront this shortsightedness.

Voi e-scooters are replacing more walking and cycling than car journeys

There have been calls by Bristol's mayor to extend the year-long trial, but the scooters have been criticised over blocking pavements and safety issues.

‘The end of the mask mandate threatens Bristol’s young and vulnerable’

Masks coming off from ‘freedom day’ is going to restrict people’s movement around the city on Bristol’s buses.

The Bristol Briefing: Clean Air Zone delayed until summer 2022

Covid infections continue to rise sharply in Bristol, but hosptalisations remain low.

‘Why trams on Bristol roads are no longer pie in the sky’

New technology means trams could be a practical, cost-effective and green solution to Bristol’s mass transport problem, according to a new report by campaign group Moving Bristol Forward.