TACC has been asking the leader of Somerset County Council to introduce space for walking and cycling to enable social distancing. We particularly suggested that they consider these routes:
- Fore Street and East Reach. East Street has been closed to motor traffic previously. The pavements are of variable width and, even with reduced numbers of shoppers, social distancing is not always possible.
- A38 Wellington Road from the Bishop’s Hull roundabout to County Hall. Again this is a major route into the town with three lanes.
- Cheddon Road and Station Road. This is another normally busy and uncomfortable cycle and walking route that is now relatively quiet.
Somerset County Council has responded to TACC’s request.
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