The case of the missing space for cycling: Cycling Commissioner says he is not supportive of the Baker Street scheme

The Mayor’s Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan has said he is not supportive of the Baker Street two-way scheme and wants to work with Westminster City Council to make it work for cycling, saying that the scheme isn’t safe enough. The plans, including painted cycle lanes along Gloucester Place, have been labelled unable to offer sufficient protection from the fast and heavy motor traffic on the road. Westminster City Council have said that the lanes couldn’t operate 24 hours a day because of the need to allow loading and parking at certain times.

Read more here:

http://lcc.org.uk/articles/the-case-of-the-missing-space-for-cycling-cycling-commissioner-says-he-is-not-supportive-of-the-baker-street-scheme

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