Winter support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities throughout winter. The government has announced that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.

TRAF/7476 - Experimental E-Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lane in Colchester

Legal order for the Essex County Council trial permitting electric scooters to be used on cycle tracks/cycle lanes.


Following a successful Department bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum of a 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types.

This is to encourage the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance in order to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional capacity.

This consultation by Essex County Council runs from 4 February until 4 August 2021.

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