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Partly marked cycle lane does not comply with standards

Reported in the Roads/highways category by Adam Funk at 21:03, Sun 22 February 2015

Sent to Sheffield City Council 2 minutes later

A white line for a cycle lane has recently been painted on Meadowhead just south of the Abbey Lane junction. Most (if not all) of the lane as currently painted obviously does not comply with the 1.5 metre minimum width specified by the DfT standards. This lane needs to painted to the correct width or removed, because substandard "gutter lanes" are more dangerous to cyclists than the absence of lanes. Please be reminded that a Council representative promised the Cycle Forum on 19 March 2013 that the Council would not paint any more substandard cycle lanes.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 21:40, Sun 22 March 2015

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 22:15, Sun 19 April 2015

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:32, Mon 18 May 2015

  • It looks like the Council has no intention of fixing this problem. They have painted the red infill on this piece of dangerous "infrastructure" and are encouraging drivers to violate Highway Code rules 163 and 167.

    Posted by Adam Funk at 09:32, Mon 18 May 2015

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