WHAT YOU SAID:
MIRIAM & MARK LYNCH
It’s probably safer for them but scary for cars coming out of driveways - children will need educating about checking for cars on the footpath as well as the road, when they cross streets.
The number of times I have been nearly hit by intermediate and college kids zooming down the footpath in town, I have stopped counting. There is enough traffic on the footpaths with pedestrians and electric scooters now in town. Maybe a good idea where it’s not so busy, but definitely not in main
Young kids and parents yes definitely but others, no.
Face facts, only the serious cyclists ride on the road. Almost everyone else is on the footpaths,