Quote:it is already a bottleneck for traffic so a ped. crossing will only slow things up even more. how about a pedestrian bridge OVER the road further down TBR where there is more space?
Rambling Phil wrote:Quote:it is already a bottleneck for traffic so a ped. crossing will only slow things up even more. how about a pedestrian bridge OVER the road further down TBR where there is more space?
I suppose that makes sense if you think that road traffic flow should be the highest priority for public spaces, but what you are proposing is that, instead of crossing at their natural desire path, pedestrians should troupe off down the road to somewhere else before dragging themselves (and any shopping or luggage) up a ramp or steps to cross the road before descending down again.
And all this to save a few seconds of time for the minority of people (remember, only a minority of people have cars) who choose to drive around a neighbourhood that's readily navigable on foot and well served with public transport.
boroughpaul wrote:i also would imagine road traffic flow has to be the priority for a road ...surely?
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