Bristol Walking and Cycling Index 2021 – highlights

In case you needed any convincing of the scale of both the challenge and opportunity for cycling in Bristol, Sustrans have released their forth Bike Life report for 2021, now renamed Walking and Cycling Index 2021. This follows on from the 2019, 2017 and 2015 reports and highlights many of the barriers to cycling in Bristol but also some of the huge…

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Mina Road campaign to make space for cycling

Residents living on Mina Road, St. Werburgh’s, have been suffering the negative effects of heavy cut-through traffic from the M32 for years. These effects include noise, pollution, speeding, road danger and difficulty crossing the road. Drivers routinely ignore the 20mph limit, lorries ignore the 7.5 ton ban and the volume and speed of motor traffic is excessive for a…

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Brislington Greenway Planning Application

Bristol Cycling Campaign is supporting two temporary planning applications that could get a pedestrian and cycle path on the old Bristol and North Somerset railway line, (the Brislington Greenway), at least for three years. This comes as there also reports that Bristol City Council has advanced proposals to turn it into a road (Plans are back for A4 relief road along…

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A38 / Bradley Stoke Way proposals

South Gloucestershire Council has set out proposals for improving conditions for the Thornbury, A38 and Bradley Stoke Way corridor including: Thornbury and the B4061 Alveston Hill between Thornbury and Alveston The A38 corridor between Thornbury and Aztec West Bradley Stoke Way between Aztec West and Great Stoke Roundabout Bristol Cycling Campaign has responded to the consultation. We strongly supports the…

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Summary of our 2021 survey

Bristol Cycling Campaign’s annual cycling survey received its best ever response with over 1,200 people participating. The results show that concerns about road safety & collisions are the biggest deterrent to using their bike more. Not surprisingly, the majority (82%) said that protected bike lanes on main roads would encourage them a lot to cycle more, as with last…

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We support safe cycling proposals for the Park Row area

The council is currently consulting on changes to the Park Row area, making the “temporary” protected cycle lanes there permanent with a new design. Bristol Cycling Campaign strongly supports the provision of protected cycle lanes on the Park Row area, between Clifton Triangle and Dighton Street. This corridor connects the city centre and beyond to a number of destinations…

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Cotham Hill pedestrianisation consultation – back ‘Option A’

Fantastic to see the Cotham Hill pedestrianisation consultation is out. This includes not only more space for traders, pedestrians and disabled parking bays but also separated cycle lanes on the southern section and a School Street on Aberdeen Rd! Please respond and back ‘Option A’, the most ambitious option. Below is a survey asking local people to think about…

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