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National Standard consultation

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Started Sep 5

Metro construction around Victoria Square
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HelloWHen I bike in from Moseley, I come up Hill street and make my way to Newhall. When I return home I use Pinfold, but with the Metro extension, looks like my route is interrupted.Any suggestions…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by juliewall on Tuesday.

Cycling in the Media
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Hello,I came across this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Perrin Jul 18.

on Enforcing fines
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I'm originally from Canada, where the police presence on street is far different to here. Police will catch you not stopping at stop signs, speeding, parking in the wrong spot...All these fines go to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hanah Jan 13.

 

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juliewall replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Didn't have a problem this morning but had to mount the pavement to get around them this evening. Might have to detour my route via Broad Street in future."
Tuesday
ARKrider replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"I got bad news now!  The gates on Temple Row and Bennet Hill are now shut. (I assume they will be open in morning for truck deliveries) But I tried going through tonight, and the gates were shut. I walked past earlier in the afternoon and it…"
Tuesday
ARKrider replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"It appears that wherever you go in Birmingham anymore everything is banned to cycling or closed! Its ludicrous what this city is doing! A lot of this would not be happening if the metro was not being built! There is no need for it really. How…"
Nov 4
Dave Holladay replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Is there not sufficient width in the canal there to place a pontoon and by-pass the worksite, whilst still allowing boats to pass?"
Nov 3
LS replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"They could put in a ferry. A few pallets and a rope would do. It's closed between 9.30 and 3.30 I think."
Nov 2
Kim replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Just seen tweets from @SustransWMids warning that they're closing the Broad Street canal towpath (presumably that's just the bit inside the bridge/tunnel) to carry out structural surveys on the 14th and 15th of November.  They're…"
Nov 2
ARKrider replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Its ridiculous! If these get closed the only way to cycle will be the A4400 OR all the way around towards Bull Street and to B4100. And I am not a fan of dismounting. It takes a good 5 min walk, and if I have to dismount to get anywhere in the city…"
Oct 31
ARKrider replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"LOL exactly. And what will happen when these barriers get closed. There is genuiely no way or form to get through the city centre anymore except Trams or Pedestrian. And that really annoys me! That the tram seems to be priorities over every other…"
Oct 31
juliewall replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Thanks!"
Oct 31
Robert replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"The cabinet member for Transport and Roads, and therefore the person to email, is Stewart Stacey."
Oct 31
Ian replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Yep bet they are all closed for the German market. The road past snobs is also closed so it's through fletchers walk. Although Victoria square will be shut cause of the market so it's gonna be an interesting journey home"
Oct 31
juliewall replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"I saw this yesterday (and despaired!) I usually use this way to avoid the German market. Might finally contact a councillor to complain!"
Oct 31
Doug replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"We have just had the Birmingham Cycle Revolution Autumn and Winter cycling programme delivered to our workplace. Lots of lead rides and events going on and very informative - however without cycle routes being considered and prioritised -…"
Oct 31
ARKrider replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"I got some really bad news sadly. Seen these barriers/gates set up now on Bennets Hill and Temple Street. I don't know how long these will remain open, BUT if they are closed this means the ONLY road you can still cycle on in the city centre…"
Oct 31
Simon replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"If you use the route i outlined you cross the dual carriageways using toucan crossings. You do have to ride across digbeth high st earleir on but that's dead easy....the traffic lights allow you to go straight into the cut throughs so you dont…"
Oct 30
Hanah replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"I still have to cross one Dual carriage way or another because i work on the other side of it. "
Oct 29

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What sort of riding do you do?
Road
Where do you live?
Birmingham
Tell us about your bike(s)
It's a road bike!
About me
I used to mtb but focusing on road due to parenting and lack of driving since moving here.

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