Work has started on Bristol’s first significant length of “Dutch-style” cycleway. There have been some delays due to various circumstances and other schemes that are planned for the same area. There were a lot of responses to the consultation and the council have been able to take many of our suggestions on board.
As we understand it, the two areas of concern to do with the cycleway (that is having to deviate around a bus stop and around a crossing) have been resolved, but concerns remain about the connections at either end and the overall quality of the scheme. It is a step in the right direction and other schemes that should be hitting the ground soon (e.g. Baldwin Street) should be building on this and trying out other ideas.
We’ll provide updates as the scheme progresses and other issues get resolved.