Category Archives: Cycle Infrastructure

How to make a road cycle-friendly

This photo comes from the Netherlands (of course). It’s at the entrance to a village on a road that leads to a town within cycling distance. Loads of schoolchildren use it to get to school. Motorists also use it, but … Continue reading

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Sustrans shows a bit of interest in the Heysham route

Paul has spoken to the Head of Design & Engineering (North) at Sustrans, who seemed quite interested in the Lancaster-Heysham off-road route. Don’t get too excited: we have been here before!  But we can hope.

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Gritting is the business on shared-use paths

Lancaster City Council has done a good job in the last few days of gritting the shared-use paths from Morecambe to Lancaster and from Lancaster to Halton.

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Clean-up of shared-use paths

Lancaster City Council have recently cleaned and restored the widths of the shared-use paths which they maintain. Unfortunately – from a cycling and walking perspective – the canal towpath doesn’t come under their umbrella!

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Cycle parking that makes its point

Spotted in Leeds city centre today:

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Millennium path cleaned

The Millennium path from Lancaster towards Halton has been cleared of leaves and returned to its original width. Thank you to Lancaster City Council for doing it. Dynamo emailed them about this a couple of weeks ago, but we’ve no … Continue reading

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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.

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