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A protest campaign over poor walking and cycling safety

Effective road safety planning: what should be happening

What the vision should be
Road safety planning and policing: what we have a right to expect
Poor Merseyside road casualties should be considered
Other relevant information
Past strategies
Options that should be considered

Merseyside road safety failures

Merseyside / national road safety failures

Merseyside road safety concerns

So-Mo project on pedestrian casualties

Merseyside road safety improvements

Taking action on poor road safety

Current campaigns





Appalling cycling infrastructure
This video is of a father and daughter on the Woolton Cycle Route in Liverpool. It is heart-breaking just to watch this child trying to cycle here (click on the image):

The cycle lane is obstructed by construction work, by parked cars, and by buses that are regularly driven in the cycle lane (even when not stopping at a bus stop), and is affected by a poor road surface.

Why is it that Liverpool City Council tells children to cycle to school here? The only way to make cycling safe is by building physically segregated cycle lanes.

Below is an example from the Netherlands (click on the image):

Last updated: 12 Jan 2020