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Barnes wants to make it easier for your car.

A major junction in Barnes is getting a consultation aimed at ‘reducing traffic queues‘. The junction in question is the five-way one at the left of this image from Google Maps:   You can see the consultation, here, and there’s … Continue reading

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20mph probably won’t make Twickenham any safer, or any different.

In a data set the council released a few weeks ago, we now know that, in 2008, most traffic speeds through Twickenham, when not queuing, peaks at 42kph (~26mph) in two locations, but rarely makes it to the 32kph (20mph) … Continue reading

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Cycling in Richmond – 5% share of transport, 100% of transport complaints

Last week I went to the local Police Liaison Group. For an activity which provides 5% of Richmond transport (according to our local cycling champion), cycling certainly turned up in a lot of complaints and issues. Firstly, a gentleman asked … Continue reading

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We’re improving Richmond station … for cars!

A gem I missed at the time. When announcing the agreement to improve Richmond station’s forecourt, our Cabinet member for Highways said: “When it [the station forecourt upgrade] is finished, Richmond will have the modern spacious gateway local people and … Continue reading

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Richmond Council thinking is as joined up as its cycling provision.

This is the consultation to implement an advisory cycle lane leading towards Richmond Bridge. And this is the calendar of meetings for the council’s Cycling Liaison Group. Someone in the council thinks that implementing new cycle facilities doesn’t need mentioning … Continue reading

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Richmond sucks up “smoothing traffic flow” from TfL

Richmond recently announced plans to curb the blight of excessive parking restrictions from our borough. So this blogger wondered, how do they choose? And it turns out to be not especially scientific, sadly, or indeed to be taking into account, … Continue reading

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