Colchester Civic Society has launched it’s new Facebook page with a campaign against the bus lane at All Saints, which prevents private and most commercial vehicles turning right from High Street into Queen Street. The ban causes real issues, including U turns in Lewis Gardens, which have been filmed by Society Executive Committee member, John Salmon. The film features on our Facebook page. It was viewed 33,000 times in the first two days of the campaign! Comments have come in thick and fast, pointing out the terrible danger of vehicles turning sharp right in front of the erstwhile Visitor Information Centre (straight through the pedestrian crossing on green), agreeing that the U turns are nearly as dangerous and emphasising that the circuitous route for motorists needing to access Queen Street from the north or west of the town only adds to congestion and pollution elsewhere.
Link to Facebook page.