parking on pavements - MSP survey

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Jane Arnold

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Sep 20, 2015, 12:10:10 AM9/20/15
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I received the following from Murray Ferguson and thought there might be others who'd like to do the survey
Jane

--- On Sat, 19/9/15, Murray Ferguson <murray....@virgin.net> wrote:

> From: Murray Ferguson <murray....@virgin.net>
> Subject: RE: police crackdown on bicyclists on pavements
> To: "'Jane Arnold'" <je_a...@yahoo.com>
> Cc: "2 Mar Home" <mariade...@yahoo.co.uk>
> Date: Saturday, 19 September, 2015, 23:54
> Hi Jane 
>
> Thought you would be interested to see this. I HATE pavement
> parking too!!!  Bizarrely it is not against the 
> law. But this is  real opportunity to get law changed -
> and soon. Please encourage as many people as  you can
> to fill out the survey and contact their MSPs to say this is
> a BIG issue.
>
> Many thanks
>
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-34247795
>
>
> Murray
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jane Arnold [mailto:je_a...@yahoo.com]
>
> Sent: 19 September 2015 12:32
> To: je_a...@yahoo.com
> Subject: police crackdown on bicyclists on pavements
>
> I noted in the news that police in Inverness are going to
> crack down on cyclists on the pavement:
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-34293707
>
> Now I never cycle on the inner city streets - who
> would?  However I couldn't do my bike ride from North
> Kessock by not going on the paths.  The official cycle
> route going round by the sea front is just too busy as is
> Henderson Road and Longman Road.
> The thing that really inconveniences me, as both a cyclist
> and a pedestrian, is cars that I am finding, more and more,
> are parking on pavements - this is a remarkably infrequently
> enforced law.
> Anyway, I don't think it does any harm to make police and
> councillors aware of the existence of cyclists and
> pedestrians and also that it might actually be a good idea
> to prioritise them in Inverness so I've emailed the police
> about it and if you want to to, you'll find an address on
> this page:
> http://www.scotland.police.uk/contact-us/
>
> Jane Arnold
>
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