Thursday, 27 November 2008

Another obstructed cycle lane

(Above and below) The entrance/exit to the off-road cycle lane which runs alongside the North Circular between Roberts Road and Beresford Road E17. It was completely obstructed yesterday by contractors who had blocked it with buckets, a giant gas cyclinder and a small tanker trailer. They had put no signs up and they didn't seem to be roads contractors and they weren't doing work on the cycle lane. In fact they weren't doing any work at all when I came along.

The council actively encourages this sort of thoughtless obstruction by not putting down double-yellow lines at this point. Anyone who chooses to block the cycle lane with their vehicle is free to do so.