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A38 cycle route
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I cycled from Belgrave Middleway to Selly Oak yesterday on the pavement..I know they are laying  a cycle track down this road which is takes ages..but I wonder if the council might just as well have…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Stait yesterday.

Bourne brook pathway
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Anybody got any info about when Bourne brook pathway is gonna be opening at harborne lane entrance in selly Oak?..seems to be taking ages..!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by john butler May 14.

 

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Ryan Stait replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"Few new lane markings on Bristol St/Belgrave Middleway junction when I came out of town this morning."
yesterday
Kim replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"This is a problem with shared paths generally.  The signs and markings are generally sufficient to inform cyclists that they're allowed to use them, but to a pedestrian (who only sees it as a pavement, so isn't paying attention to…"
yesterday
ARKrider replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"I would not of minded either way. If they did keep it as a shared cycle path, the pedestrian crossings needed some MAJOR improving to make it fit for both cyclists, and pedestrians. What I found frustrating was that the council/police seemed to be…"
Monday
LS replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"That is what they will be doing between Belgrave Middleway and Priory Road."
May 14
john butler replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"I just wish there was somebody in the powers that be could inform us all about when the work will be concluded..either on a notice board on site or on social media..!..at moment it's asking the building guys and one said at end of month to…"
May 14
john butler posted a discussion

A38 cycle route

I cycled from Belgrave Middleway to Selly Oak yesterday on the pavement..I know they are laying  a cycle track down this road which is takes ages..but I wonder if the council might just as well have improved the pavements for cyclists cos they seem wide enough for cyclists and pedestrians..!!!!See More
May 14
john butler replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Yeah it's taken far too long..just wanna know why the public have had a lack of information about hold ups..surely in these days of social media somebody can keep us up to date..!!!!!..I know weather has certainly held them up to be fair but…"
May 13
john bennett replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Now that woodgate valley path is tarmacked a continuous route (if they would remove a couple of barriers) all the way to university and qehb WHEN the Bournbrook is opened. Six months late!"
May 13
john butler replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Absolutely..I know these things have to be tackled but me hates disruption..!!..we took these routes for granted before and jeez do I miss em when they're blocked off..!"
May 10
LS replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"It would be really good if this and Edgbaston tunnel were both finished in time for the next bank holiday weekend when a lot of people get out on their bikes. "
May 9
john butler replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"I spoke to the guys who are working on site two days ago..they said it should be open at end of month..they are working on the entrance and putting those wooden bollards in that deter the motor vehicles from getting in..!..but having to wait for the…"
May 9
LS replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"I asked the BCR team on Twitter, they replied that work was being done by the environment agency and was complete with remedial work to finish off. Said reopening was imminent last Monday."
May 9
Robert replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"The Bourne Brook route was mentioned at the Birmingham Cycle Revolution stakeholder meeting yesterday.   It would seem this access point isn't going to be open for a long time yet.   Can you imagine a road being completely…"
May 9
john butler commented on LS's event 'Edgbaston Tunnel Reopening Party'
"date likely to change in "Event Discription" box..!!..??..please not further delays..!"
Apr 27
john butler commented on LS's event 'Edgbaston Tunnel Reopening Party'
"Have missed this route so much in last few months and not been able to get to town so easily..#cantwait"
Apr 27
john butler might attend LS's event

Edgbaston Tunnel Reopening Party at Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Edgbaston

May 20, 2018 from 5pm to 5:30pm
Date likely to changeSee More
Apr 27

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What sort of riding do you do?
Canals and anywhere in brum
Where do you live?
Weoley castle
Tell us about your bike(s)
Apollo phaze
About me
Approaching 60 and wanna cycle as much as I can too keep fit

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ARKrider replied to LS's discussion A38 Work to start end of February
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ARKrider replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
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