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Saturday, September 08, 2007
  Cycle Paths and Targets
Local Authorities have been given targets for increasing the length of cycle paths. That does not mean that the cycle paths have to be any use to cyclists.

The link is to the Warrington Cycle Campaign's "Cycle Facility of the Month" that highlights each month a relatively futile cycle route.

Such as these ones




It is worth having a look at the site to see how badly government can act when it really tries (Still not as bad as recycling children, however)
 
Comments:
My pet hate is when a cycleway is painted to make the road look narrower and allegedly slow motorists down, with no benefit to cyclists - yet these ghost cycleways still count towards targets.
 
Indeed. There are good examples of those on the site.
 
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