Road designs should put walkers and cyclists first

Town designs have made inhabitants less healthy and roads more congested, and more should be done to “make the pedestrian the priority”, according to new proposals.
A number of suggestions were made, during a meeting on Thursday, to improve the design of Congleton as a town, including weight limits on roads, e-bikes, and making certain areas one-way.
The town council’s Community, Environment and Services Committee heard from Coun Suzie Akers Smith, as she presented information inspired by Living Streets, a charity formed with the aim of improving walking facilities for all age groups.

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