The £540m West of England City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement will ensure all A roads between Bath Bus Station and Bristol/Radstock are to this standard that enables safe cycling and walking for all ages and abilities, particularly women and children. This really is only the beginning. Hopefully future CRSTS funding rounds will also fix London Road which sorely needs good cycle lanes and junctions reconfigured into CYCLOPS junctions.
A week later than originally scheduled but work is set to start on one of two schemes to improve walking and cycling along two routes in Bath.
Separated cycle lanes are being created and improvements made for pedestrians along the A4 Upper Bristol Road with work scheduled later in the summer on the A36 Beckford Road scheme.
Residents and businesses have been written to about the Upper Bristol Road works which were due to start on July 11 but will now begin on July 18 and which are expected to finish later in the autumn.
Ahead of the main works replacement parking and loading bays will be installed in nearby areas from 5 July. This will then allow the removal of parking on Upper Bristol Road in order to start reconfiguring the road space for the dedicated cycle lanes.
The works on Upper Bristol Road include:
- Creating a separated cycle…
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