As we approach the local elections, this is a good article from The Bristol Acitivst on a local story, but one that will resonate with many;
To experience vibrant Gloucester Road, verdant St Andrews Park, or vistas of Bristol from Ashley Down on foot is to experience oneself scurrying between cars parked on double yellow lines, across dropped kerbs, and frequently on the pavement itself, all the while trying not to get run over on the busy streets. This is indeed a land where the private motor vehicle reigns supreme.
The streets of Bishopston and St Andrews are “unpleasant and unsafe” due to pavement parking. Local residents want change, and they aren’t afraid to take their message to the streets. Read the latest from TBA here: https://t.co/5x3TTrZiuT@BOSAtpgroup
— The Bristol Activist (@BristolActivist) April 29, 2021