Things tagged 'chicane'

limited to the area of City Cycling Edinburgh:

10 issues found for 'chicane':

  • Chicane, dropped kerbs and toucan crossing

    Created by FrenchyF // 0 threads

    There is a really nasty chicane in the middle of this path; it should be removed.

    Dropped kerbs should also be added at the ends of the path, where it meets Lasswade Road (east) and the Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park path network (west).

    The pedestrian crossing at Lasswade Road should be made into a toucan crossing.

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  • Chicane

    Created by FrenchyF // 0 threads

    Chicane on path between Malbet Park and Malbet Wynd; should be removed.

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  • Chicane

    Created by FrenchyF // 0 threads

    Cycle barrier at the top of path between Guardwell Glen and Ellen's Glen Loan; should be removed.

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  • Chicane too tight

    Created by FrenchyF // 0 threads

    The chicane at the Greendykes Road end of this cycle path is far too tight. It is impossible to cycle through without dismounting.

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  • Narrow chicanes need removal

    Created by Stephan Matthiesen // 1 thread

    The path between Hyvot Loan and Guardwell Glen has two narrow chicanes at both ends, which are quite overgrown too.

    This path is important as it allows people to leave the quiet route northwards towards Ellens Glen, so you can avoid parts of the busy Gilmerton Rd.

    I contacted the Active Travel team about it and they are going to look at it. There is some uncertainty if this is owned by the Morrison supermarket or the council. The chicanes were put in after local complaints about motorbike, so the Active Travel team has to investigate if this is still a concern.

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  • Chicane on slope, creates unnecessary conflict

    Created by Stephan Matthiesen // 1 thread

    The chicane at the west end of the Magdalene Glen path interrupts the flow when going uphills, particularly unpleasant for people with weak knees. It also forces cyclists uphills often to stop and start when there are other people going through, as it's not wide enough to pass.

    It doesn't serve any useful purpose at it is on the top of the slope where cyclists are very slow anyway. As it's uphills, there is little danger that e.g. kids run out onto the wide pavement of Duddingston Pk South. Cyclists from the West are slow at this point anyway as they turn into the path.

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  • Remove chicanes

    Created by Stephan Matthiesen // 0 threads

    Chicanes too narrow for trailers. Also they are at the bottom of a slope, so when you turn into the path you can't use any momentum to get uphills.

    They are at the end of the tarmac path through Craigmillar Park, an essential route connecting Inch and Craigmillar and the only way to avoid either the Cameron Toll mess or the Craigmillar Castle Road ratrun.

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  • Remove chicanes

    Created by Stephan Matthiesen // 4 threads

    Two sets of chicanes that are unnecessary and difficult to get through.

    This is an important bike/pedestrian connection to avoid busy Niddrie Mains Rd.

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