Re: Please show your support for the Haverstock Hill cycle lanes

Richard Thomas

Hi Jean

Thanks for sharing these links.  I've supported on commonplace.

Does anyone know why this solution can't be trialled for bus stops to reduce risk of cyclist-pedestrian conflict?
 - Coloured tarmac cycling lane going round outside of bus cage, taking cyclists into traffic passing bus on outside but with clear lane priority.
 - Alternate advisory (dashed marking) cycle lane through bus cage.  Buses can stop in lane, but if no bus cyclist goes straight on unimpeded.

Advantages I perceive:
 - Cyclists not confident to move into traffic to pass a waiting bus would have to wait behind it, but that's what you need to do now because it is dangerous to pass bus on inside when passengers are getting on or off because they naturally step into cycle lane and in any case have zebra priority.
 - Cyclists wanting to pass bus on the outside would have road markings to show that they are entitled to do so (which they are already, but likely to suffer close pass or abuse).

Thanks for any comments

On Tue, 30 Aug 2022 at 10:31, Jean Dollimore <jean@...> wrote:
The cycle lanes on Haverstock Hill are almost complete and Camden Council is now collecting feedback via Commonplace.

If you haven’t yet been there to try them out, we have some photos here:

Please go here and give your positive response:

If you have time, please look at the comments from other people and say you ‘agree’ to comments put there by other supporters.


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