Harborne and Quinton pedestrian wait and crossing times

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Tired of waiting forever, then rushing to get across? Join our campaign to update pedestrian wait and crossing times across Harborne and Quinton

Everyone should be able to get from A to B in a safe, direct and timely manner. Be it on foot, mobility scooter, bike or in a vehicle.

In Harborne and Quinton, crossings leave active travel users out in the rain, favouring motorised through traffic. Crossing times are very short: the lights quickly flash and drivers edge across stop lines before you have crossed the road.

We want to make the existing infrastructure better for everyone. We are taking an inventory of Harborne and Quinton’s pedestrian crossings. This will help us to find out exactly which crossings need updating. We will compile a list for our local councillors to request changes. The best bit is it’s free and easy for the councillors to request!

We need your help to collect information by 6 January 2023.

We are collecting information about:

The survey looks like this:

Screenshot of the pedestrian crossing survey showing a map of roads near the Court Oak Pub, the location of pedestrian crossing lights, and boxes to record the waiting time, time time and notes.

We have recorded videos on:

Thank you for making the streets in Harborne and Quinton safer for everyone.

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Better Streets for Birmingham

Better Streets for Birmingham is a community group which campaigns for changes to our travel and planning infrastructure to improve the sustainability, efficiency and safety of our streets. We believe that through connecting Birmingham to reduce car dependency, we will make it a more pleasant place to work, live and play.