Cycling Improvements on Arlington Road

Closed 10 Nov 2017

Opened 9 Oct 2017

Overview

Proposed Cycling Improvements on Arlington Road

 

We are writing to seek you views on our proposal to introduce a cycle ‘Quietway’ route in Arlington Road ‘Quietways’ are one of a number of initiatives being developed by Transport for London (TfL) to improve cycling provision across London.

Quietways outside of Central London are signed cycling routes aimed at encouraging less confident or non-cyclists to take up cycling on streets with low traffic volumes, at the same time providing for existing cyclists who want to travel at a gentler pace and in a safer environment. In order to implement the quietway route on Arlington Road successfully, some minor loading/waiting restrictions would need to be introduced along with additional street signs.

Currently the above street is used for cycling however, the Council believes by introducing proposed measures set out in this leaflet it would encourage a greater number of cyclists to use this street and improve facilities for existing cyclists. Camden’s Transport Strategy’s objective is to promote the use of sustainable forms of transport by implementing infrastructure on the public highway that encourages people to cycle and walk.

The proposed measures have been outlined below and drawings have been included with the leaflet that illustrate the proposals in further detail.

Proposals – Parking Amendments

  • Remove 10 metres (2 car parking spaces) of existing residents’ only parking bay opposite 166 Arlington Road and replace with double yellow lines with no loading/waiting at any time restriction in order to accommodate for queuing traffic at the Arlington Road / Parkway signalised junction.
  • To compensate for the loss of 10 metres of residents’ parking space as described above, 10 metres of existing paid for parking bay outside 137-141 Arlington Road would be converted into a shared use bay (residents’ and paid for parking).

All associated documents with this consultation can viewed by clicking on the links at the bottom of this webpage in the related documents section.

The proposed measures if approved will be implemented by December 2017. All the proposals are being fully funded by Transport for London.

Why We Are Consulting

This is your opportunity to comment

The Council will be pleased to hear your views on the proposals we are consulting on as well as any alternative suggestions or objections you may have to any aspect of this scheme. Please kindly respond to the consultation by completing the enclosed questionnaire and send to us by 10 NOVEMBER 2017.

RESPONSE SUBMISSION:

You can respond to this consultation via the following methods:

Option 1 Online – submit your response by answering a series of consultation questions and providing your comments on an online form

Option 2 Email – submit your response via email by sending to tabrez.hussain@camden.gov.uk

Option 3 Post – submit your response using the following free post address (no stamp required) to the London Borough of Camden, Supporting Communities Directorate, Transport Strategy Service, FREEPOST RLZH-UEYC-ACZZ, London, WC1H 8EQ.

Please Note: if you are responding on behalf of an organisation, only ONE reply will be accepted. You must give your full postal address when responding to the consultation if you want us to consider your views.

An Equality and Diversity form has been included that is voluntary for you to complete and send to us with your response via the email or using free post address as outlined above. Any information you provide on this form will help us in making an informed decision on the scheme.

What Happens Next

While it will not be possible to reply to you individually, all comments will be taken into account. The Director Regeneration and Planning will make a decision in November 2017 on whether or not to proceed with the changes and you will be informed via the council’s website of the outcome of this consultation within three months, where possible.

Under the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, your response is available for public inspection; however your personal details will remain confidential. Please only write to us about the consultation issue. If you want to comment on any other matter, please use a separate letter.

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