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Electric vehicle charger in Sheffield

48 new EV chargers coming to Sheffield this April

To support more people to make the switch to cleaner, electric vehicles (EVs), and to help reduce air pollution in Sheffield, the Council, working with the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA), is installing 48 brand-new electric vehicle chargers to Sheffield.

Electric van in Sheffield

Council adds fully insured vehicles to Electric Van trial

Almost two years on from the successful launch of the first electric van trial in Sheffield, the Council is going a step further to support local businesses, charities, and organisations by introducing fully insured vehicles as part of the popular electric van trial.

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Bus gate in operation from Monday on Arundel Gate

A bus gate is being introduced on Arundel Gate from Monday, 20 March 2023 which will reduce the number of vehicles travelling along the stretch of road.

Electric vehicle chargers

Changes to EV charging tariffs

Due to the rising cost of energy across the UK, from Saturday 1 April 2023, a new tariff for Sheffield City Council owned rapid EV charging points will be introduced, to make EV charging points across Sheffield more sustainable for the Council.  

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“Everyone deserves to breathe clean air” Cllr Iqbal issues statement on launch of Clean Air Zone

Cllr Mazher Iqbal, Co-Chair of the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Policy Committee, issued a statement this morning following the launch of the Clean Air Zone.

Artist impression of West Bar, showing a cycle lane and pedestrians, walking across a building with trees

Connectivity improvement plans to be unveiled for Neepsend and Kelham

As part of the ongoing regeneration and improvements being delivered across Sheffield City Centre and surrounding neighbourhoods, work will soon start at Kelham and Neepsend as well as the area around West Bar.

A white road sign informs drivers on the side of the road that they could be liable for a Clean Air Zone charge if their vehicle is not compliant.

Clean Air Zone charging begins one week today

A week today the Clean Air Zone will begin charging non-compliant vehicles from midnight on Monday, February 27, 2023.

Two teachers and Cllr Mazher Iqbal with 3 pupils and their bikes in a school hall

Sheffield school takes home national active travel award

Phillimore Community Primary School in Darnall has been recognised as the ‘National Modeshift STARS Primary School of the Year’.

20mph speed limit sign on residential street

More speed limits for safer neighbourhoods approved

The Transport, Regeneration and Climate Change Policy Committee have agreed another round of 20mph advisory speed limits across the city.

A screenshot of a map of Sheffield City Centre showing the Clean Air Zone boundary

Clean Air Zone: Financial support now live to upgrade your vehicle

From today, people can apply to upgrade their vehicle and receive financial support ahead of the introduction of the Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Information on when charging starts and which vehicles will be charged is online.

A map image highlighting the area inside the Clean Air Zone will apply in Sheffield. The area which charges is shaded in blue and goes around the Sheffield ring road around the city centre.

Clean Air Zone to launch from February and financial support measures roll out date confirmed

Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone will launch on February 27, 2023, with the roll out of financial support measures starting from December 12, 2022.

Queens Road Crossroads

Council to apply for new traffic enforcement powers to make roads safer

An application is being drafted to Government which, if successful, would give the Council new traffic enforcement powers – helping to make Sheffield roads safer and more reliable.

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Leader's statement on Supertram and fare cap announcement

In response to the news this week that Supertram services will be brought into public control and that there will be a £2 price cap on bus and tram fares, Council Leader Terry Fox has issued a statement.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport building

Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Statement from Sheffield City Council

Our region deserves decent transport links, a fair chance to attract inward investment and international connectivity.

Cllr Mazher Iqbal stands outside Carfield Primary School

Committee progresses plans to make streets healthier, safer and more sustainable

At last week’s Transport, Regeneration and Climate Change Committee, members agreed a bumper crop of transport decisions...

First bus picks up passengers in Sheffield

'A damaging blow to our city': Council Leader's statement on further bus cuts

Travel South Yorkshire today announced that First Group South Yorkshire will no longer provide a number of bus services across the county because they are no longer profitable enough to run. As a result, several routes are now under threat and there are significant timetable changes across the city.

Supertram drives through Sheffield

South Yorkshire sustainable transport schemes awarded £570m

The Department for Transport has awarded the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) £570m to invest in sustainable transport schemes across the county, including several Sheffield initiatives.

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Clean Air Zone signs to be installed ahead of launch early next year

Signs making drivers aware of Sheffield’s upcoming Category C Clean Air Zone will start to be installed over the coming weeks, as the council moves forward with plans to improve air quality and reduce pollution in and around the city centre.

Sheffield Town Hall

“The people of Sheffield deserve more”: Council leader’s statement on latest cuts to bus services

Cllr Terry Fox has made a statement following the announcement further bus cuts are to hit Sheffield and South Yorkshire from this week.

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New Sheffield Connect city centre bus service

A new bus service connecting 12 stops in and around Sheffield City Centre has launched today, providing residents and visitors the opportunity to hop onto the bus from the train, tram or other bus services.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Joint statement from South Yorkshire leaders

Leaders from across South Yorkshire have released a joint statement regarding the future of Doncaster Sheffield airport.

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A statement on the cuts to South Yorkshire's bus services

A statement from Council Leader Terry Fox on the cuts to South Yorkshire's bus services.

20mph speed limit sign

20mph speed limits to be introduced in more Sheffield neighbourhoods

Crosspool and Woodseats will see new speed limits introduced this year. 

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Plans to increase funding for businesses affected by Clean Air Zone

The changes have been made following consultation feedback. 

Sheffield skyline on a sunny day

New shuttle bus set to provide free travel around Sheffield city centre

The new plans announced today will make getting around the city centre quicker and easier.

Shalesmoor Gateway roundabout with three lanes and a red cycle lane beside the pavement

New plans for Shalesmoor to unlock travel potential

Plans to make significant changes to the road layout at Shalesmoor are underway, as proposals are shaped to transform travel in the area.

A panoramic picture of the Sheffield Town Hall and Peace Gardens at dusk

Council sets out plans for tackling challenging budget

Following a public consultation, Sheffield City Council has set out the city's 2022/23 budget.

Snow on the road with a parked car under a lamp post

Take extra care during wintry weather

The council’s highways team is reminding people to take extra care this winter and only travel if essential when bad weather strikes.

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New plans to clamp down on city centre pavement parking

New parking powers are planned to stop inconsiderate parking. 

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Track traffic cameras across Sheffield this winter

Check the road conditions before you travel with our traffic cameras. 

Supertram on Sheffield High Street

Emergency meeting to address public transport issues in city

Continued disruption to public transport services in Sheffield led to an emergency meeting with operators to get firm assurance that everything is being done to resume service levels urgently.

Sheffield's Midland Station

Sheffield betrayed by Government in the great train robbery

Leader of Sheffield City Council reacts with outrage to Government's Integrated Rail Plan, condemning the decision to axe the eastern leg and level up rail connectivity in the North as a betrayal.