Category Archives: Local areas

Spurs to the Bay Gateway

Over-optimistic as ever, Dynamo had assumed that the short spurs that connect the new Bay Gateway shared-use path to existing routes were still to be properly surfaced. Not necessarily with silky-smooth tarmac, but neither quite so gravelly. Easy to cycle up with normal … Continue reading

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Heysham bypass road surface – what’s it like now?

Cyclists on the Heysham bypass road (in particular, by the second roundabout as you are coming from Heysham) will have noticed earlier this year that the already-narrow cycle lane was covered in potholes and lumps of concrete. County Councillor Gina … Continue reading

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New contra-flow cycle lane for South Road, Morecambe

The County Council has approved plans for a contra-flow cycle lane and zebra crossing on South Road, Morecambe.  Details here.

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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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State of the canal towpath IV

With fingers crossed, Dynamo has written to the Canal & River Trust to ask them to consider using the Community Payback scheme to clear the towpath between Lancaster and Carnforth.

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New shared-use path on Quernmore Road

Three years or so after house-building started, sustainable transport measures are finally being put in place at the old Moor Hospital/Nightingale Hall Farm sites as part of Section 106 funding. Bus service number 18 started a few weeks ago, and … 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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