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Question 7 - we asked:

The Department for Transport has now authorised the use of a clear 'No entry except cycles' sign, in recognition of the clear safety benefits of allowing two-way cycling, which means shorter cycle journeys and fewer junctions. There are a small number of streets left in Cambridge which anomalously do not allow two-way cycling. Will you support proposals for two-way cycling in Fitzwilliam Street? Are there any others you would support?

We asked this question only in Market.

4 of the 4 candidates (100%) who were asked this question responded as below.

Those candidate(s) which were elected are highlighted.

Edward James Anthony TURNHAM
(Conservative Party)

I am generally in favour of two-way cycling; its prohibition simply encourages otherwise law-abiding cyclists to break the law. However, Fitzwilliam Street and other roads in Cambridge are very narrow, so careful thought is needed here regarding the creation of contraflow cycle lanes. In very narrow roads, cyclists will have to accept that they will have to dismount and get on the pavement when a car is coming the other way.

Brett Mark HUGHES
(Green Party)

Yes I do.

Noel KAVANAGH
(Labour Party)

Fully support two-way cycling in Fitzwilliam Street as long as the signs are clear for motorists to be aware.
Regent Terrace needs attention because of the mingling of cyclists, cars and pedestrians(including people emerging from Avery pub) using this narrow road.

Tim BICK
(Liberal Democrat)

I can't see why not!
Mercers Row and Swann's Road

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