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City centre cycle routes
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Afternoon everyone.I have started cycling back into work after a break over the winter.Getting into the city via Chinatown up the cycle path on Hill street I noticed a bit late…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Former Highwayman May 4.

 

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Former Highwayman replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"There should be some temporary cycle signs for routing / reduce conflicts with pedestrians . I'll make some enquiries / suggestions Regards dave"
May 4
LS replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"I find Ethel Street less useful than adjacent streets especially now there are big ugly concrete blocks restricting three quarters of it. I preferred it when there were Sheffield stands.  "
Apr 30
Former Highwayman replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"the cycle signing / routes are not currently clear and need addressing around Temple Street/ broad street "
Apr 30
Robert Jones replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"Agreed the lights are phased so you can go where you like. Most cyclists do go up Hill Street. Let's be careful out there."
Apr 26
thesneak replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"Thanks for the responses.  Honestly, right now I prefer the cycle cycle in London to here (which is not something I ever thought i would say!) With the 2020 games coming up hopefully this is something the council will look to address in the…"
Apr 26
LS replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"I agree. Some people moan about cycling on footpaths, the wrong way down one way streets etc but it's virtually impossible to cross the city centre by bike otherwise.  Although the the cycle lane at the top of Hurst Street is now on the…"
Apr 25
Robert replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"Yes, you're right, the city centre is a complete pig's ear.   Instead of improving permeability for cycles, the council has made it far worse. To get to Colmore Row from Hill Street I take Navigation Street to Stephenson Street,…"
Apr 25
Steve replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"I think you have correctly identified the poor provision for cycling in the city centre. Sadly the tram development and various building projects have made things even worse. The best option is probably to do battle with the pedestrians on New…"
Apr 25
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City centre cycle routes

Afternoon everyone.I have started cycling back into work after a break over the winter.Getting into the city via Chinatown up the cycle path on Hill street I noticed a bit late that the option to go straight ahead up Hill Street past New Street has been removed and instead you are meant to go right, up along Smallbrook Queensway. I ended up walking up Hill Street and up to Colmore Row as I just couldn’t work out how you were meant to get to the Colmore Row following the…See More
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