boroughbloke wrote:It's an old, not a bold vision and like Ringways before it it will never be built. Too expensive, too disruptive and likely to do nothing except increase traffic levels, increase congestion and increase pollution. Certainly, how it is supposed to cut pollution baffles me. What are they planning to do? Pipe it down the river and out to sea? Of course not. There would be a huge network of vents all along the route pumping out concentrated traffic pollution. Would you want one near your home?
spindrift wrote:Elephant & Castle gyratory "fine" for cyclists, says Boris Johnson
Wednesday 9 November 2011
"Though I have to tell you ...sometimes I just go round Elephant & Castle because it's fine. If you keep your wits about you, Elephant & Castle is perfectly negotiable.
"I want people to feel confident. The cycle superhighways are about building confidence."
In the past two and a half years, almost 300 people have been injured on the roads in and around the Elephant & Castle. Since Christmas 2011, four pedestrians have died including most recently five year-old Hichame Bouadimi.
Today, a cyclist was killed on the roundabout.
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