Lewes Forum thread

Go on, tell 'em what you think


Lewes Forum New message

Egrets way funding

 
 
On 9 Oct 2020 at 4:29pm Nevillman wrote:
The egrets way organisers say that they have received funding from highways England from a pot that is put aside for planned enhancements including the creation of cycle lanes. I'm afraid that money going from this fund to the egrets way makes the prospect of a proper cycle path between Lewes and Newhaven even less likely. As discussed on here before, the egrets way is a leisure path, not a cycle path for cyclists who want to cycle between the 2 towns. If highways England pays for egrets way in the mistaken belief that it is creating a cycle path, it is hardly likely to ever pay for a proper one.
2
 
On 9 Oct 2020 at 9:09pm Ferret wrote:
You are right, of course. Perhaps the only answer is to lobby for a speed limit reduction. The C7 would be a lot safer if it was restricted to 30 mph for its full length. If drivers want to go faster they could use the A26. However, the Egrets Way path has always been for general leisure use by walkers and cyclist, not a high speed cycling route. The campaign always made that clear.
3
 
On 9 Oct 2020 at 11:33pm Tom Pain wrote:
Maybe you would,but I guarantee hardly anyone else would obey the speed limit, regrettable as it may be.
4
 
On 9 Oct 2020 at 11:49pm Ferret wrote:
I understand what you are saying Tom, but on that road one person driving at the speed limit means e everyone behind does too. Overtaking is too dangerous for anyone but a lunatic.
3
 
On 10 Oct 2020 at 10:20am TheGardener wrote:
Ferret the problem is that there are lunatics, and plenty of them.


32 posts left

Your response


You must now log in (or register) to post
Click here to add a link »
Smile
Smile Wink Sad Confused Kiss Favourite Fishing Devil Cool

terms


 

Station Street Lewes 111:132
Station Street Lewes

@Old Mayor - you know its bad when even the British seem compassionate as occupiers compared with Israel. But yea, i can't recall... more
QUOTE OF THE MOMENT
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
George Orwell