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Submitted

25/07/2017 15:42:55

Reference No

5555

 

Issue Summary

High St. contraflow cycling request

 

Latest Update

28/07/2017 18:58:55 To be assessed following consideration by the city council


CATG Action / Recommendation

Issue

Could consideration be given to contraflow cycling in High Street Salisbury between New Canal and Crane StreetCurrently cyclists are only legally permitted to cycle S-N although many do cycle in the other direction.

 

Issue Location

Salisbury

Street / Location

High Street

Electoral Division

Salisbury St Edmund and Milford

Issue Duration

Many years

Who is Affected

Cyclists and other road users

What has been done so far

COGS the Cycling Opportunities Group Salisbury have been trying to improve infrastructure for cyclists in and around Salisbury for many years and work with WC officers and councillors on the Cycle Liaison Panel and this matter has been discussed in that forum.

What would resolve issue

Consideration should be given to making High Street 2-way for cyclists from New Canal to Crane Street - this is part of the National Cycle Network Route 45 and a busy cycle route. Cyclists should give way to pedestrians and may need to dismount as they do currently if the street is crowded with people on foot. However when pedestrian traffic permits it should be permissable to cycle in both directions.

Who needs to come together

Wiltshire Council Highways

Classification

Highways & Transport

In touch with Councillor

Yes

Sub Classification

Current Status

in progress

 

 

 

 

 


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