IMAGE: GOOGLE MAPS People often say there isn’t enough space in Farnham town centre to build cycle tracks. So to set the record straight Farnham Cycle Campaign has published the above map showing possible routes across Farnham which could be used to construct a initial network of cycle tracks, writes Peter Goodman, of the Farnham Cycling Campaign.
These cycle tracks would not require the closure of any car lanes but would allow a lot of people to get into Farnham town centre by leaving their car at home if they live close enough.
This would reduce car congestion in the town centre which would help people who live too far out to cycle into town.
Imagine a trip into town where there is no congestion, no parking charges and you can usually park close to the shop you wanted to visit. This will be the reality of cycling into town and many research studies have shown cycling can increase revenue in shops by up to 30 per cent.
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As you cycle past a shop and decide you need to buy something, it is easy to pop inside and make a purchase. In a car, you would probably have to drive to another part of […]
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