TOWER HAMLETS TRAVEL FOCUS GROUP FARCE
I today attended the Travel Focus Group for Tower Hamlets held at the Idea Store at Whitechapel, only to realise that these group meetings are only being held as a tick box event, to show that meetings with the public had been carried out.
The first milestone was the fact that as the venue’s lifts were too small to take my mobility scooter, so it had to be left in the enrtance to the venue, forcing me to walk and use the lift up to the 3rd floor!
Then the refreshments arrived, only after we had already started the meeting!
The meeting was constantly interupted by late arrivals.
As well as attendees being asked what problems they had in getting to this very central venue, the meeting really focused on only three main subjects, Cycling, Walking and Driving.
If I hadn’t brought up some…