The roads in Burton are not designed to allow people to cycle. Introducing segregated cycle lanes, more off road routes, and secure cycle parking there is opportunity to make Burton a cycling friendly town. This will not only improve the health of its residents, but reduce congestion and improve air quality.
Those who do not cycle in the town would feel more inclined to with proper infrastructure and places to lock bikes.
By improving roads surrounding the town centre it would encourage more people to commute and travel by bike, alleviating much of the congestion problem surrounding the town. Ashby Road needs a bike lane, as does the A444. Prioritise the most vulnerable road users.
Similarly for pedestrians Burton is not hugely appealing. The high street should be pedestrianised completely, similarly Worthington Walk. With these areas pedestrianised the town center would be less segregated and allow shoppers to move freely without having to cross busy roads
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