Tuesday, 30 May 2017

transport of delight

As suggested in the comments, I bet some of these “schemes” can be explained by a desired to soak up grant money, or meets targets, or something.  But still, WTF?!?
Britain’s Worst Cycle Lanes: Photos of That Olympics Legacy In Action 
The Warrington Cycle Campaign has been documenting cycle lanes and the people and things that block them. 
Essex County Council is promoting cycling as an effective and enjoyable form of aerobic exercise to reduce the incidence heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity in the county. Unfortunately it was discovered that, rather than pedalling briskly, Harlow’s cyclists were freewheeling down this gently sloping path. To counter this, signs have been introduced at regular intervals requiring cyclists to get off and walk.

[h/t Danny Yee's blog]

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