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All across the Great Western territory => Buses and other ways to travel => Topic started by: Lee on October 22, 2008, 09:03:34 pm



Title: "Let Cars Back Into The Centre Of Plymouth"
Post by: Lee on October 22, 2008, 09:03:34 pm
As Bath and Oxford launch plans for traffic-free city centres, architect David Mackay argues that cars should be let back into Plymouth's (link below.)
http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk/news/let-cars-centre-city/article-416194-detail/article.html

He also says that the only way to deal with the car is through "controlled gridlock."


Title: Re: "Let Cars Back Into The Centre Of Plymouth"
Post by: eightf48544 on October 23, 2008, 03:39:37 pm
He also says that the only way to deal with the car is through "controlled gridlock."

What better way of causing "controlled gridlock" is there other than a tram running down the centre of the street, stopping and blocking the traffic flow then changing all the traffic lights in front of it?


Title: Re: "Let Cars Back Into The Centre Of Plymouth"
Post by: 6 OF 2 redundant adjunct of unimatrix 01 on November 07, 2008, 06:18:55 pm
while i agree that causing gridlock is a great way of getting people to find an alternative please spare a thought for us poor van drivers :0( we all need our parcels... bring back red star :0)



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