Access to Bute Park at the Royal College of Music & Drama

As part of the North Road cycle lane upgrade the builders have had to close off the gate which forms part of the Bute Park Commuter Route. Until the 8th September, access to the park will be by other means. The council has Tweeted the map below. Alternatives… They are suggesting using the entrance to the park near the castle, but if you normally cross North Road to access the University or the Civic Centre, I’d suggest using Colum Road by taking the Talybont path towards the ambulance station. Colum Road has some traffic calming and those wide but advisory … Continue reading Access to Bute Park at the Royal College of Music & Drama

Cardiff's Transport and Clean Air Green Paper

The council has just published its transport and clean air green paper and is seeking comments from all of us on some of the ideas it is putting forward. A far cry from the frankly dismal Economic green paper we’ve … Continue reading Cardiff's Transport and Clean Air Green Paper

Something to read: Transport Project Investigations 2015

Every single one of us has a local councillor. Councillors are our means of instigating change in our own neighbourhoods, so when we tell them about our concerns they put them forward for further investigation. The Council has recently published a mammoth 155 pages of those concerns that were raised by people like you during the previous year. Transport Projects have investigated Road Safety issues throughout Cardiff by carrying out a series of Area Studies. The investigations have taken into account new issues raised by Councillors and members of the Public, along with existing issues and areas of concern –via … Continue reading Something to read: Transport Project Investigations 2015

Council Planning Scan for August 2015

If you live in Pentwyn or Ely, you may be interested to note that there’s some work being planned to make your ride that little bit safer. Pentwyn A number of changes are planned on Pentwyn Drive, Bryn Celyn Road and outside Bryn Celyn school with the aim of bringing down traffic speeds. It found the 85th percentile speed on Bryn Celyn Road is 37mph, 7mph above the limit. Given that there is a number of primary schools in this area, I’m surprised they waited this long. This area-based scheme includes the following elements: Signage and road markings on approaches … Continue reading Council Planning Scan for August 2015