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Brighton’s temporary active travel measures divide opinion

Traffic Management

22 August 2020
Left: The closure of Madeira Drive to vehicles was one of the first measures taken by any council to assist pedestrians and cyclists at the height of the lockdown. 
Right: Queueing traffic beside the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane
Left: The closure of Madeira Drive to vehicles was one of the first measures taken by any council to assist pedestrians and cyclists at the height of the lockdown. Right: Queueing traffic beside the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane

 

Petitions for and against the retention of two temporary traffic management measures to assist active travel were received by councillors in Brighton & Hove last week. 

The petitions concern the  closure of Madeira Drive on Brighton’s seafront and cycle lanes installed on the Old Shoreham Road. Both schemes were implemented this spring during the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.  

A petition calling for Madeira Drive to be immediately re-opened to vehicles has amassed...

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