Not 14 but ...
There are significant concerns about increased traffic congestion in the A59/A1237 roundabout area and the traffic light system that would cover the Station Road/A59/Park and Ride junction. A principal reason for this opposition is the fear that the so called rat run through the village, along Black Dike Lane and Hodgson Lane, will be exacerbated when a perceived increase in the number of motorists opt to avoid extra traffic delays on the A59 towards the city centre.
Meanwhile, 107 years ago ...
The electrobus needed 1.5 tonnes of lead-acid batteries to carry its 34 passengers. It could travel 60km (38 miles) on one charge. So at lunchtime the buses went to a garage in Victoria and drove up a ramp. The batteries, slung under the electrobus, were lowered onto a trolley and replaced with fresh ones. It all took three minutes.
Such is progress!
"The highway works both around the site and at the nearby ring road are horrendous. Access for cars to the site is very confusing. No wonder motorists are avoiding it! First are really struggling with schedules as a result and have extra (diesel) buses out to enable the electrics to get their recharging time!"
Ah, the joys of private and local authority partnership.