Making any changes at any point on this road has implications for the whole stretch of road. Consequently MERA is very concerned that:
- the changes are being proposed are done within the overall context of the accident record for the whole strtch of road
- the proposed changes are transparent and explicit - in terms of the ramifications for traffic patterns as a whole
- any changes made IMPROVE the situation rather than making it worse.
As a Residents Association we have viewed very many digital reports and files of plans during the course of consultation on planning applications
• the lack of any documented scheme for RNM/STOT/TRO.to2. GLA/2010/457 explaining the proposed changes is unacceptable. We want to see the report by the Traffic Engineer. What is meant by a bus cage? What are the implications for traffic patterns within the context of a very dangerous stretch of road?
• the plans supplied with the consultation on this Traffic Order - as a prime document - are the worst we've ever seen by a very long way. Basically the plans are completely incomprehensible unless manipulated in a graphics program and appear to be a rough draft rather than a proper plan
We have asked Transport for London (Red Routes) and Tower Hamlets Council Highways Department to arrange for:
- the production of the scheme report which documents in narrative form the proposed changes and the reasons for the proposed changes (ie a Traffic Order is not a narrative explanation of the reasons for the change)
- a better digital file of the relevant plans OR to direct us to where better quality digital files of report and plans can be seen on the TFL website.
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