Your Views on the Corsham Traffic Calming Trial
By R_Ferrier | Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 12:40
The Corsham Traffic Calming trial put in place next to the Methuen Hotel has already caused much debate in the town. Share your experiences of using that part of the road and tell us what you think of the scheme. We held a discussion over Twitter and on the Corsham People Facebook page to see what your views were. Here's what you said:
Share your views on the Corsham traffic calming trial.
Jeff Hughes said: "It's just creating problems at the zebra crossing and backing up traffic on the roundabout. What is it with the council and traffic control? Leave it be!"
Sam Dodd added: "Seen quite a few near misses as well where people are trying to beat having to give way to traffic that has priority and almost hitting the cars the other end of the calming, so are actually causing people to go much faster through to make it in time!"
Carole Johnson said: "It's a disaster. The priority is in the wrong direction people ignore it! Take it away today! If they think there is a problem why don't they yellow cross hatch it where it is narrow?"
Leah Larter gave her opinion, and said: "Also the real problem is parking along Pound Pill near the school there should be double yellow lines all the way along!"
Danny Clenaghan said: "Agreed about Pound Pill, they should also do more slowing down traffic coming up and down Pound Pill by the railway. Twice the railway barriers have been crashed into. They should also stop the large commercial vehicles entering the town from Pound Pill."
Tina Masson said it the scheme was a "total nightmare" and that she "was held up there for over 15mins with traffic all backed up to the roundabout."
Join the discussion, submit your views, and tell the Corsham Town Council what you think should be addressed in the town. Do you know any trouble-spots in Corsham? What works and what doesn't? What have we got right in Corsham and where do we still need to focus on? Share your views below.