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Cycle lane stops short

Reported via desktop in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 17:54, Sunday 17 January 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The painted cycle lane (coming across the crossroads from the north) stops before there's easy access to the lane on the Slade pavement. It's not easy to cycle straight up next to the lamppost and among pedestrians waiting to cross, and in the dark it's not clear where the next lowered bit of kerb is. It would be better if the painting just went on to the lowered kerb, with clear markings to show where it's safe to ride up.

Council ref: ENQ21884569

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:54, Sunday 17 January 2021

  • Problem still the same

    Posted anonymously at 22:37, Thursday 18 February 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 23:06, Thursday 18 March 2021

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    This problem still exists. I believe it was marked on the plans for The Slade to have a short cycle lane (continuing on from the 'elephants feet) on the road and an arrow on to the stepped path. However this has not been completed leaving a confusing facility, and leaving cyclists exposed to motor traffic overtaking as it accelerates after the traffic lights.

    Posted anonymously at 20:22, Monday 29 March 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 07:02, Friday 16 April 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 07:52, Friday 14 May 2021

  • When is this going to be solved? Oxford is actively promoting cycling, but is not providing a safe environment for it.

    Posted anonymously at 11:28, Thursday 27 May 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 08:08, Friday 11 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:38, Friday 9 July 2021

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