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Old July 4th 19, 01:12 PM posted to uk.transport.london
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Default Cycle lanes cutting pollution

On 04/07/2019 12:39, John Williamson wrote:
On 04/07/2019 10:55, Recliner wrote:
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cycle-lane-breathes-new-life-into-toxic-city-street-nzc93rkcd?shareToken=8c7532273b55208fdbcfc3c4b458d 9af



I wonder how much of the pollution has been transferred to The Highway,
which is where most of the traffic from the East is queueing up to get
on to Upper Thames Street? Mind you, the parallel Beech Street, which is
a cycle route, seems to spend too much time over the legal limit for NO2
anyway.

Rather conveniently, Tower Hamlets are not part of the monitoring scheme
the data in the article was taken from.

And no-one cares.

Congestion on the Highway causes overspill and rat running to occur in
Shadwell (Cable Street) and Wapping - North and South respectively.
This casues previously quiet streets to often become gridlocked with
very slow moving traffic who clearly has no business in the local area.

Complaints to the local council elicited a response from a councillor
actually justifying the traffic as somewhat rightful....