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A Modest Proposal #6; Eight to Eighty cycling on Gloucester Road

Did you know that Gloucester Road was one of Bristol’s busiest cycle routes (Building on success – lessons from Gloucester Road)? What’s more, the number of people cycling has doubled in the last ten years whereas motor vehicle numbers have dropped by a fifth. These facts can be seen from Department for Transport Traffic Counts. […]

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South Gloucestershire Draft Cycle Strategy – our response

A lot of useful work has gone in to this draft strategy which follows on from the publication last year of the Bristol Cycle Strategy. As with all general plans and statements of intent they are likely to have only a slight influence on what actually happens, but they are absolutely necessary and important to […]

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Southville Bridge abandoned – what’s next?

One of the more iconic cycling schemes in the city has been abandoned (here and here). The Southville Bridge was approved in 2014 and would have linked Camden Road and through to North Street in Bedminster to the Harbourside. It remains an important part of the Greater Bedminster neighbourhood cycling plan. Costs had escalated alarmingly so Mayor George Ferguson pulled […]

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Tyndall’s Park Road and Woodland Road

[UPDATE: Response to the consultation is here 10TM028 Tyndalls Park Road Consultation Responses. Some good points such as no hatching lane markings and improvement to the ‘cycle-gate’. Others less so] Bristol Cycling Campaign has made the following response to proposals for this important junction in Cotham. Our overall position on this consultation is: Object, with qualifications […]

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Southville Bridge approved (and objections to South Glos plans)

Southville Bridge The first new bridge over the New Cut in over 100 years was approved on Weds.  The £3.2million Southville Bridge (pdf) will run across the New Cut to reflect the natural flow of walkers and cyclists and has been designed to be both functional and in keeping with other bridges in the city. It will […]

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