Missing gap following Scarbrough Rail Bridge

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Added by Anon

Following the completion of Scarborough Rail Bridge next year, there will be a gap in safe infrastructure linking the through to the town centre. The bridge itself & Marygate will give safe/quiet route until hitting the A19 then all of a sudden you'll be riding along one of the busy main roads with just a painted non-mandatory line for 'protection'.

The fact there is a line demonstrates that there is space available, even if it's not a luxurious 1.5m+. One of the Google Street VIew shots demonstrates that there is enough room for a truck to sit in the main lane and not obstruct the cycle lane. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.9633804,-1.0861864,3a,75y,124.88h,70.07t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sBDxo7S1O7j_UWsmbbCFmJQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en

Ultimately to be a success and encourage adoption of the new bridge by all users of all abilities the whole route needs to be seen as safe by introducing some physical separation along this stretch, preferably a kerb but even just some armadillos https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/protected-cycle-lanes-salford-greater-manchester


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