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Thanks, Susan. The point about Camden Park Road is a good one. But
you'll be pleased that the new junction layout at Freight Lane has a
bypass for southbound cyclists!
On 02/09/21 11:02, seymour susan wrote:
I made these
which is still risky is the gap in the cycle lane when Camden
Park Road leaves York Way. There is a horrible stretch right
on the corner where the 390 bus and other large vehicles turn
where cyclists are likely to be squeezed out.
Also cyclists should be able to go straight ahead at the
lights at Freight Lane going south all the time. It is
annoying and unnecessary to have to lose momentum when there
is an uphill stretch just after the railway bridge.
On Wed, 1 Sept 2021 at 16:27,
John Chamberlain <john@...
Many of you will have already enjoyed using the Pop Up
cycle lanes on York Way that run between Hungerford Road in
the north and Wharfdale Road in the south. As required under
the Experimental Traffic Order, Camden Council are now
consulting on whether to make the changes permanent or to
remove some or all of them. If they are made permanent, the
temporary lanes will be replaced with stepped tracks and
there will be further improvements at the junctions and
pedestrian crossings and a lot of improvements to the
This is a very important consultation; if passed it
will make permanent almost 2km of an important link in the
cycle network and will change the nature of the street by
reducing the domination of motor traffic.
This consultation is on Camden’s website at:
which also has some very good before and after
The Online Survey is at the bottom of that page and is
straightforward to fill in. Please would you find time to
reply as an individual as it would be good for Camden to
have plenty of positive replies.
We will respond on behalf of CCC in enthusiastic support
of the proposals and will also describe any potential
problems that are reported to us. One missing item that we
will be asking for is a protected right turn into the
Kings Cross development just north of the canal but do let
us know of any other issues, either on this forum or by