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  • Roadworks set to close one of St Albans city centre's main approaches

    By debbigg at 13:16 on 16/03/12
    Verulam Road roadworks start 26/3/12
    Roadworks are set to close one of the main approach roads in to St Albans city centre, when they begin in Verulam Road in 10 day's time. Work to resurface the A5183 Verulam Road in St Albans, between George Street and the Folly Lane roundabout, will begin on 26 March and last four days. The £112,000 project will involve resurfacing the carriageway, replacing damaged ironworks and reapplying existing road markings. The work...
  • St Albans MP secures debate on Network Rail

    By debbigg at 11:37 on 18/01/12
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    St Albans MP, Anne Main has secured a debate on Network Rail next month, following her leading a proposal for a debate to the Backbench Business Committee. Anne Main has been consistently representing St Albans commuters and rail users in holding Network Rail to account, revealing recently that 63% of delays on First Capital Connect were as a direct result of Network Rail's failings. Hearing that she had secured the debate, Anne said:...
  • Anne Main questions best use of public spending on the rails

    By debbigg at 10:16 on 16/10/11
    Anne Main joined in the debate on the £32billion HS2 debate.
    Anne Main has questioned the best use of public spending on the rails in The House of Commons at a well-attended debate on the proposal for High Speed 2 (HS2), exploring high speed rail travel between London and Scotland. The initial proposal for HS2 is for a London to the West Midlands fast line, with feasibility studies extending to northern England and Scotland. The proposed route for the line passes through Buckinghamshire to the...
  • Bus and sustainable transport improvements for St Albans

    By debbigg at 10:59 on 07/07/11
    There will be new cycle parking facilities in St Albans as a result of the new funding for sustainable transport measures in the area.
    Local residents will see improvements to bus services and other measures to encourage sustainable transport in St Albans over the coming year, as a result of the County Council winning new funding from the Department for Transport. The funding of £1.99m was a result of a bid by the council, entitled 'Big Herts, Big Ideas', which set out a range of measures designed to improve economic growth and reduce carbon emissions in...
  • St. Albans MP Continues Battle For Disgruntled Commuters

    By StAlbansRobin at 15:51 on 29/01/11
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    St. Albans MP Anne Main, who I saw myself arriving at Westminster Tube station on Thursday morning, has continued her fight to get to the bottom of problems faced by St. Albans commuters. Main took the concerns of local commuters to Phillip Hammond, the Secretary of State for Transport, earlier this week after, last week, asked the Prime Minister a question about reliability problems. Main said, following the meeting, "I am determined...

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