Category Archives: campaigns

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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Our A6 safety campaign – follow-up

Following our A6 petition, Dynamo wrote a press release calling on the County Council to keep its commitment to improving safety on the A6 south for cyclists and pedestrians. This week’s Lancaster Guardian carries a report, including comments from the County … Continue reading

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A6 petition closes with 733 signatures

Thank you to everyone who supported our petition for safer cycling on the A6 south.  It closed on 7 March with 733 signatures in support. And now for a press release and another wait for the County Council’s response.

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New petition for A6 safety measures

Dynamo has been campaigning for safety improvements on the A6 for several years. We stepped this up in December 2014 when we wrote to Lancashire County Council about the awful accident statistics and demanded action. We then worked up a … Continue reading

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