Cheshire East aims to improve areas to the south-west of Crewe Town Centre (The Family Holiday Guide). Cheshire East Council is inviting comments on a range of potential measures aiming to make urban areas of Crewe safer – encouraging more cycling and walking.
The council is one of 19 local authorities that has received funding from the Department for Transport’s ‘Mini-Holland’ programme to carry out a feasibility study in an area to the south-west of Crewe town centre.
Local communities are being asked to have their say on how conditions could be improved in residential areas to make them safer, more attractive, and more convenient. The measures are aimed at those walking, cycling, or using public transport in Crewe (Nub News). This is aimed at those walking, cycling, or using public transport.
Chair of Cheshire East Council’s highways and transport committee, Cllr Craig Browne, said: "The council has long-term ambitions to improve pedestrian and cycle links across Crewe to encourage an increase in ‘active travel.’
"We have a number of projects that are already being progressed across the town to help us to achieve this.
"Mini-Holland schemes, which were first introduced in outer London, improve how streets are used and aim to make them as pedestrian and cycle-friendly as their Dutch equivalents.
"We have identified an area in Crewe that we think could benefit from this scheme, as it currently experiences high levels of traffic on main roads. hair of Cheshire East Council’s highways and transport committee, Cllr Craig Browne (Cheshire East Council). "It […]
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