Category: Path Counter

Path Usage September 2021

September 2021 had the greatest monthly recorded traffic of people walking and cycling on the Centurion Way path since installation of the counter on January the 1st 2021. A total of 37250 people were recorded passing the counter in September 2021 compared with 25299 in the previous month August. There was a particularly high number…

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Counter at Bishop Luffa Footbridge has been Rendered Inoperable by Spray Paint

Unfortunately the FoCW counter has been rendered inoperable with spray paint! Paint has been sprayed into the optical windows of the counter making the lenses and sensors within the equipment opaque. This leaves the counter unable to sense pedestrians or cyclists on the path. Scratching the paint with my thumbnail revealed it can be removed…

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Path Usage in July 2021

The popularity of Centurion Way is unsurprisingly proving to be weather dependent. Wet weather slightly dampened peoples appetite to get fresh air and exercise on the path in the latter half of the month. A total of 29,618 journeys were recorded by the FoCW counter in July 2021. Wikipedia reports that the 2011 Census recorded…

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Path Usage May 2021

At the beginning of May 2021, the counter system was undercounting! During bright sunny conditions people passing the counter were not registered. We have temporarily resolved the issue by boosting the infrared light beam (starting from May 13th). We hope the counter supplier Axiomatic can provide a better long term solution. On Monday 24th May,…

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Path Usage April 2021

The counter has been missing some counts of path usage on bright afternoons. Data records are reporting errors during these periods of bright sunshine. The FoCW will investigate this issue and hope soon to give a more detailed report of the problem. We hope we can quickly resolve this problem. The count data as it…

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