Spot the Mistake

You’re cycling along near Freeport in Talke, and you come to some traffic-calming measures. Great! They’ll slow down the traffic!  Then you realise that there is something not quite right about their design:

Can you spot the mistake?

Of course, if you corrected it and put in a cut-through for bikes, you could well get this situation:

I have to confess that the second picture made me wonder whether the lack of a cycle cut-through in the first one was a deliberate way of creating more car-parking in the ‘sheltered’ area!

I wonder whether the planners who work on traffic-calming ever read cycling blogs?  It should be a prerequisite for the job, along with one of David Hembrow’s fact-finding tours in the Netherlands.

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I like riding my bike about for work and for fun. Having a blog lets me sound off and generally express things. If you like my blog, please pass the address on to other cyclists in the area!
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