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#Tory #Council plans 2 remove even more cycle racks from the City Centre!!?? @SustransPBoro

As reported in the Peterborough Telegraph the Conservative controlled City Council has announced plans to “transform” Long Causeway which would see further bike parking facilities lost! Commenting, Liberal Democrat city councillor, and regular cyclist, Darren Fower said: “There appears now to be an almost personal dislike of cyclists by one or two leading figures at the Town Hall when it comes to planning and development of the city centre, which is bordering on the batty! “Obviously, people in Peterborough want to see improvements, as this surely is a natural return for the Council tax they pay? But, at a time when other areas of the city are in desperate need of[…]

Traffic danger in Walton

At a recent ‘ward surgery’ Local Lib Dem councillor Asif Shaheed was visited by local residents concerned about the dangerous actions of drivers and cyclists on Lincoln Road between Mountsteven Avenue and the Rhubarb Bridge roundabout. Firstly, cyclists are riding on the pavement on that stretch of road heading into town and, should someone be exiting from one of the properties situated along there, there is a real probability of serious injury. Asif said: “Could we ask all cyclists to either cycle on the road or use the designated cycle path on the other side of the dual carriageway?” Secondly, some drivers heading out of the city are actually performing[…]

Ever wondered what out city might LOOK like if ALL our City Councillors cycled?

If you ever walk to the rear of the Town Hall, when a Full Council meeting is held, you’ll see a range of cars owned by elected members from a cross range of political parties. Some nice sports cars and one or two 4×4’s! Whilst the gesture that is the Green Wheel is a welcomed introduction to our city, secured as a result of a generous grant several years ago, the concept of seriously and effectively addressing the matter of realistic transport provision in Peterborough over the coming years, by the Tory controlled City Council, is equivalent to a scene from let’s say “Narnia!” Perhaps, if more of the Tory[…]