BOTRA pedals plan for new bike racks
Beaconsfield Old Town Residents’ Association has given its backing to a scheme which could see new bike racks being placed in the area to encourage people who are keen to cycle more.
It is hoped the move could lead to traffic problems being eased by getting more people out of their cars and onto their bicycles.
Beaconsfield Old Town Residents’ Assocation has given its backing to a design of bike rack which resembles a Penny Farthing and is keen to gather people’s views about what the racks should look like.
A statement on the group’s website said: “It has been a while since the Old Town got any new street furniture but recently a plan has emerged to put some bike racks into the Old Town to accommodate those who already cycle in the town and to encourage those looking to cycle around.”
It added: “The placement is still being determined and they are funded privately, so no cost to the taxpayer.
“Working with the Beaconsfield Cycle Action Group, BOTRA is keen to encourage more cycling in the town if possible, and these stands will be a good addition, and we think in keeping with the character of the town.
“Each stand can accommodate two bicycles. Obviously permissions from various council departments is required, but hopefully these will be secured very soon.”
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