Cemetery Junction – Ending the Gridlock

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Poor air quality in East Reading hit the local news this week.  The giant biscuit factory that once dominated the area has long gone.  In a town with minimal industrial activity, the modern culprit is vehicle emissions, and especially those from the idling traffic along Kings Road that has gradually deteriorated from a brief peak-time issue, to virtually ever-present.  In a town renowned for its congestion, Cemetery Junction is Reading’s flagship traffic jam.  A third bridge and investment in public transport are clearly the focus for a solution, but I think we should look closely at how we use our limited road space to keep things moving better.  The current situation is bad for residents, visitors, commuters and the environment, and I think we should explore other options. Continue reading “Cemetery Junction – Ending the Gridlock”

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Cemetery Junction – Ending the Gridlock