Parking, congestion, infrastructure, penalties and control. This is what has become of a world controlled by greed, lack of foresight and vision. Governments and Local Authorities that don’t see the bigger picture just sweep the country with schemes that create havoc and frustration due to control and displacement of traffic. Yes, there are other greater evils in the world, but let’s resolve a few on our immediate doorstep.
Cambridge County Council, my home town, has created major concern with residents. They wish to enforce controlled resident parking schemes throughout the City under the new ‘City Deal’ plan. Why do we need this? Because some residents struggle to park on their street simply because our local council cannot provide decent parking facilities for the visitors that come to our City. These visitors have been instrumental to the wealth and success of this university town, yet they struggle to park every day and are faced with exuberant parking fees and restrictions. [Continue reading]