Category Archives: cycling facilities

Notes from the Netherlands

This is what priority for cyclists crossing side roads looks like: and this is when cycle paths cross main roads and cyclists have to give way: It’s so egalitarian: cars, lorries, bicycles – they all have their allotted space, and … Continue reading

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Advanced traffic lights for cyclists in London

From Patricia on her travels: Spotted in London today near Smithfield market: advanced traffic lights for cyclists. They’re easy to miss: I realise I’ve cycled past them before without ever noticing them. They could do with being more prominent so … Continue reading

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Cycle contra-flow on South Road, Morecambe

A photo of the newish cycle contra-flow in Morecambe. It takes you the short stretch from the west end of South Road to the junction withLancaster Road, directly opposite Schola Green Lane, and hence gives you access to the Lancaster-Morecambe … Continue reading

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Dutch roundabouts

Cyclists can just sail over Dutch roundabouts: they have right of way over cars (but must give way to other cyclists).  This is great for cyclists and it means that drivers must be aware of cyclists’ movements.  Cyclists need to … Continue reading

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Greyhound Bridge

When work begins early next year on the Greyhound Bridge, the surrounding infrastructure will also need to be reformed for the proposed 23 weeks of the works. Dynamo member and veteran cycle campaigner, Matt Hodges, has done a brilliant forensic … Continue reading

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Mass transport system

In the Hoge Veluwe National Park in the middle of the Netherlands there are white bicycles that you can use for free within the park itself (which, of course, has an extensive cyclepath network). This reduces the number of cars and … Continue reading

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M6 link road park and ride – part 3

A little bit of desktop research uncovers previous “noises” that Lancashire County Council has made in favour of a park and [cycle] ride facility at junction 34 of the M6: The final draft of the HGV Movement Strategy at section 4.2.1 … Continue reading

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