Report problems on Roads, pavements and footpaths The Highways Agency is responsible for trunk roads and motorways. Essex County Council is responsible for roads in Basildon Borough, except for a very few roads owned by Basildon Council. Hackney Carriages (Taxis) and Private Hire Cars Basildon Council wants everyone travelling by taxi or private hire vehicle to have the best possible journey experience. National Concession Bus Passes In Essex, eligible older and disabled people are entitled to free bus travel between 9am and midnight Mon-Fri and all day at weekends and Bank Holidays. Discounted Senior Citizen Railcards Basildon Council issues special discount codes to senior citizens who can use them to get their Senior Citizen Railcard at a discounted price, online from Senior Railcard. Road Works Information Find out about roadworks and delays in and around the Basildon Borough. Public rights of way enforcement Like a public road, a public right of way is highway which anybody may use at any time.