Zoe wrote:Guy's street wrote:I cycled South-bound over Blackfriars last week using the cycle lane. Yes, the barrier at the north side did slow me down a little and police were directing us around it however I don't see this as a bad thing necessarily.
There's no harm in forcing any road user to take a speed check from time to time is there?
As for putting the barriers o the other side of the cycle lane, well then what happens when a nutter in a van decides to mow down a load of cyclists? I'd rather be protected from that kind of thing when on my bike if possible.
I am confused, surely having the barriers on the outside of the bike lane, as it being requested, would protect cyclists and stop parking. Am I misunderstanding you?
Gulliver wrote:there simply is insufficient room for everyone to pass through the end of the barriers, causing cyclists to be significantly delayed as they face having to wait a number of rotations of the traffic lights before being able to proceed. At 08:45 each day there are regularly now queues of 50-100 annoyed-looking cyclists.
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