Published Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Residents, cyclists, walkers and other interested groups are being encouraged to respond the Quietways consultation by February 2.
Quietways are walking and cycling routes that have been identified where traffic is generally quieter, primarily using ‘lightly trafficked back streets’, through parks and alongside waterways and are designed to appeal particularly to new and inexperienced cyclists. The routes will form part of a London wide network of Quietways and Superhighways.
“Quietway routes are designed to provide safe and attractive links to shops, stations, schools, workplaces and destinations throughout London. We are particularly interested to have views on the Lower Sydenham to Bromley route and the Kent House to Greenwich route and I would encourage anyone who would like to comment to visit www.bromley.gov.uk/Quietways and complete the online form by February 2” said Councillor William Huntington-Thresher.
“Locally we are designing Quietways to provide an easygoing alternative for those residents wishing to give cycling a go or to walk and cycle more. The emphasis is on routes to local amenities which are unthreatening and could also appeal to families with younger children.” added Councillor William Huntington-Thresher.
These Quietways have been developed jointly by London Boroughs and Transport for London (TfL). The Lower Sydenham to Bromley Quietway will upgrade the section of the existing London Cycle Network route 27 between New Beckenham and Bromley town centre. The Greenwich to Kent House route will upgrade a section of the existing National Cycle Network Route 21.
Anyone interested in commenting or finding out more should go to www.bromley.gov.uk/Quietways where they can also download the consultation drawings packs.
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