Category Archives: Campaigns

Letter to County Council transport leads re Lancaster city centre safety

Dynamo has again written to County Councillor Keith Iddon, and this time also to County Councillor Andrew Snowden, regarding cyclist safety issues around South Road, the Pointer roundabout, and Lancaster’s one-way system. You can read the letter here. Advertisements

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Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe route study

Dynamo has been invited to a workshop next week “to inform the production of a Cycling and Walking Route Study which is examining opportunities along the main corridors between Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe”. Naturally, our first thought is of our proposed … Continue reading

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Funding for the Lancaster-Heysham route?

A Dynamo member drew our attention to the fund established by DONG Energy as part of the Walney Island offshore wind farm extension.  It’s not an enormous fund, but it covers our area and local authorities are allowed to make … Continue reading

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Analysis of A6 accident data

Paul has analysed the data Dynamo recently received from Lancashire Constabulary on accidents around the A6 involving cyclists for the years 2009 and 2016.  (We had previously received data for earlier years – you can view them here.) Paul’s analysis is here.  In summary, as … Continue reading

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Funding for Heysham-Lancaster off-road delayed

We asked Lancashire County Council about progress on the Heysham-Lancaster off-road route (see our Campaigns page), and received the following response: The capital programme shows that the design work is identified to be completed by March 2018 which will identify … Continue reading

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Reply from the County Council to our A6 e-petition

Dynamo has received a reply from the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport in response to our e-petition for cyclist and pedestrian safety on the A6 south.  It’s more a list of reasons why things haven’t been done, but it is … Continue reading

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Road accidents involving cyclists 2014-16

Dynamo requested numbers and details of cyclist accidents in our district between 2014 and 2016 from Lancashire Constabulary and got a speedy response.  We received both a letter and a summary of the collisions set out in a spreadsheet. Headline figures are … Continue reading

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