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Traffic lights/crossing desperately needed to allow pedestrians and cyclists to use the Pear Tree P&R

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 14:16, Mon 14 May 2018

Sent to Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council 3 months, 19 hours, 29 minutes later

As a cyclist who parks at Pear Tree P&R I am frustrated and sometimes put in danger when leaving and approaching the area. There is currently no provision for pedestrians to safely cross the road from the park and ride to the only footpath on the other side of the road. If heading into Oxford cyclists are allowed to use the bus lane up to Wolvercote roundabout, but this is not ideal, especially in heavy rush hour traffic. When approaching the park and ride from town (on the cycle path) there is no designated crossing to access the park and ride. It's a case of waiting for the traffic lights to change and nipping into the middle of the road before the traffic leaving the park and ride starts to go. This again, is not ideal. Has a crossing been considered here? I'm sure it must have been but it's certainly an issue that I feel needs addressing. I'm sure there must be many people who use this park and ride and not use the bus, which must mean that they take their lives in their hands each time they try and cross this busy road to the only path on the other side.

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  • *Category changed from ‘Other’ to ‘Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings’*

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:20, Tue 15 May 2018

  • Pinpoint re positioned as it was in wrong place and therefore possibly sent to wrong authority

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:46, Tue 7 August 2018
    Moderated by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:07, Mon 20 August 2018

  • This report is not the responsibility of Oxford Direct Services as it is on a High Speed Road which is not covered by our Agency Agreement with Oxfordshire County Council .

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:36, Wed 14 November 2018

  • I couldn’t agree more with the original post, yet you’ve taken 6 months to come back and say “it’s not my job”! How incredibly unhelpful! Can’t you at the very least redirect the question to the appropriate department? Very poor.

    Posted anonymously at 22:51, Wednesday 18 September 2019

  • The report had been passed on manually but council staff may not necessarily see the updates and therefore not be able to post respond.

    Posted anonymously at 09:04, Thursday 19 September 2019

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