BLOOMSBURY ROADS ARE LIKELY TO BE COMPLETELY CLOSED TO TRAFFIC ALONG SOUTH, EAST AND WEST BORDERS
It is important for local residents and businesses to know that due to TfL'sStreetspace for Londonplans, all major roads bordering the south, east and west sides of the east Bloomsbury area are likely to be closed to motor vehicles, apart from buses and emergency vehicles. BRAG supports walking and cycling initiatives - especially for improved air quality - but is concerned about the impact of these changes upon residents' quality of life, and particularly the impact on deliveries - we need our small shops and local businesses to survive Covid-19.
New cycle routes ridiculous. Exacerbated queues of traffic during peak hours, taxis not able to take Judd St, and using rat runs, as are local deliveries. Pedestrians finding it difficult to cross the road, especially as at dusk, or if they have shopping trolleys or prams - means longer walks. have noticed cyclists risking all in the one lane of motors because there is a queue in their lane, and vehicles unable to turn into yards or parking lots outside buildings until the very last cyclist has passed. This causes even greater hold ups of traffic. Very badly designed scheme.