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15 issues found for 'onewaystreet':

  • Richmond Hill and Ormond Road - 2 way for cycling

    Created by Ross // 1 thread

    Richmond Hiil and Ormond Road provide direct routes into Richmond town centre. However they are one way and force cyclists to take detours to get into town. Making these roads 2 way for cycling with contraflow cycle lanes would improve movement for cycles and remove some conflict which exists where cyclists ride on the pavement.

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  • Eton Street, George Street and Paradise Road - Make 2 way for cycling

    Created by Ross // 1 thread

    Cycling around Richmond town centre is tortuous on a bicycle due to the one way system. To encourage even greater cycling journeys to Richmond town centre business the one way system should be redesigned to allow 2 way cycling for bicycles on Eton Street, Paradise Road and George Street. Ideally this should be achieved with segregated cycle contraflows

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  • One Way Streets - Make 2 way for Bicycles

    Created by Ross // 3 threads

    At the April '15 cycling liason group, Richmond Council asked members of the public to submit one way streets that would benefit from a treatment to make them 2 way for bicycles. When implemented correctly this can be a great way to facilitate bicycle journeys over other modes. The list that RCC are submitting is below, if you know of others post here and RCC will add them to the list.

    Somerton Avenue @ Clifford
    South Worple Way East End
    Kingsway
    Richmond Hill
    Ormond Road
    Paradise Road
    George Street
    Eton Street
    Richmond Green
    Grove Road
    Park Road
    Glebe Way
    1st Cross Road
    Kew Station Approach
    Wiggins Lane Ham
    The Vineyard
    Cumberland Road
    Leybourne Park
    Priests Bridge

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  • Cumberland Rd Kew - one way street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 1 thread

    This street provides the main access way to both Queen’s CE Primary School and Kew College (private school). Because it is currently one-way; anyone wishing to cycle to these schools from the south is forced to cycle north up Leyborne Park, onto the A205 (or the narrow pavement-based cycle path) and then down Cumberland Road. This puts some significant extra distance onto the journey, plus the unpleasantness of cycling alongside the A205. Similarly, for those leaving these schools to travel north, they are forced to travel south for the length of Cumberland Road and then turn back up Leyborne Park – again adding unnecessary distance and effectively making cycling a very inconvenient way of getting to these schools. Streetview: http://goo.gl/maps/33e1R

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  • Wiggins Lane Ham - one way street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 0 threads

    The northern section of Wiggins Lane is a one-way street, however this is an important desire-line for cyclists from the centre of Ham heading for Ham House and the river-side paths. Many cyclists already treat this as a contraflow - without the appropriate signage to warn oncoming motorists, this is a dangerous situation - see http://goo.gl/maps/8Bs2d

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  • Richmond Green - one way street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 0 threads

    Cyclist coming from the river come up Friars Lane exit and have to currently route right round Richmond Green because it is one way. Many do not and simply cycle across the green. The path across the green should be formally opened up to cyclists - as a share path with pedestrian priority - or a seperate track provided along the south side of Richmond Green.

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  • The vineyard - one way street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 1 thread

    This short section of The Vineyard is one way street. Opening this up to 2 way for cyclists - through signage and a 20mph limit - would improve permeability for cyclists in Richmond centre.

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  • Grove Road - one way street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 0 threads

    There is short one way stretch here - this would be easy to make 2 way for cyclists and is key to creating a quiet cycle route all the way up/down Richmond Hill as an alternative to the busy Queens Road.

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  • Kingsway - One Way Street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 0 threads

    This roads is a one way street that feed into Clifford Ave just south of Chalkers Corner. Clifford Avenue is a nightmare for cyclists and there isn’t an obvious remediation because its not very wide and its the South Circular road. Opening up Kingsway to 2-way cycling would enable cyclists travelling north up Clifford Ave who want to travel east/west on the A316 cycle track to get off Clifford Ave as quickly as possible and avoid the queue up to Chalkers corner. It would also give residents of Kingsway a legal cycle route that does NOT force them into Clifford Ave.

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  • Somerton Avenue - one way street

    Created by Andrew Woodward // 0 threads

    This roads is a one way street that feed into Clifford Ave just south of Chalkers Corner. Clifford Avenue is a nightmare for cyclists and there isn’t an obvious remediation because its not very wide and its the South Circular road. Opening up Somerton Ave to 2-way cycling would enable cyclists travelling north up Clifford Ave who want to travel east/west on the A316 cycle track to get off Clifford Ave as quickly as possible and avoid the queue up to Chalkers corner.

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