Infrastructure/policy guidance for councils

atoz
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Re: Infrastructure/policy guidance for councils

Postby atoz » 28 Jul 2020, 3:05pm

Only thing is you can't cut what you don't have. Many councils are teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. I suspect the response from many will be one word, followed by the word "off"

ChrisButch wrote:And guess what, Government answers a plea in a CUK Forum thread...

"Active Travel England, to be led by a yet-to-be-appointed commissioner for walking and cycling, will refuse to fund paint-only bike lanes – without physical barriers or protection from cars – or routes where cyclists and pedestrians have to share space. It could also cut budgets in other areas for highways departments which fail to deliver on active transport."

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jul/27/residents-to-get-new-decision-making-powers-in-cycling-revolution

Pete Owens
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Re: Infrastructure/policy guidance for councils

Postby Pete Owens » 28 Jul 2020, 3:22pm

EMLON wrote:This would be great if it happens. Where I live we have had decades of residents opposing every single measure and the councils just painting a few random lines on the street to fob cyclists off and pretend they are doing something.
We need to make our voice heard as the car driving lot's is very loud !


Well now rather than the slippery paint stripes on the bit of road you want to cycle on, you will have the added joy of posts to collide with.