Category Archives: A6

When £1 million doesn’t go very far

Lancashire County Council announced that it is spending £1 million on road and safety improvements.  It sounds like a lot of money, and some of the schemes like making Alexandra Road in Morecambe cycle-only access to reduce rat-running are exactly the … Continue reading

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What’s going on with sustainable transport and the development of Bailrigg Garden Village?

The story so far . . . Bailrigg Garden Village (BGV) is the name for the area of land between the south of Lancaster and the north of Galgate – currently mostly green fields.  Between 3,500 and 5,000 houses are to … Continue reading

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Bailrigg “Garden Village” transport plans

Lancashire County Council has issued a press release stating that they are carrying out investigative work to plan for transport improvements and access to the proposed Bailrigg “Garden Village” in south Lancaster (i.e. 3,500-5,000 new houses). The press release says: These … Continue reading

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Objections to planning applications at Lawson’s Bridge, Lancaster, and at Carnforth

At least the planning application for 95 houses at Lawson’s Bridge provided Dynamo with a bit of grim amusement.  It was gobsmaking to hear the A6 (Scotforth Road/Greaves Road) described as “a viable and attractive cycle route”!  They’ve obviously never … Continue reading

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New bollards outside BP garage on the A6

Three bollards have appeared outside the BP garage on the A6.  They won’t affect the perennial problem for cyclists of motorists turning into the garage cutting across them, but they should stop this:

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Queen Street junction, Lancaster

Dynamo is following up Lancashire County Council’s reply to our request that Queen Street be made into a no-through-road.  We are specifically asking about their assumption that the Aldi store will make little difference to the amount of traffic on Queen … Continue reading

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Response from County Highways re Queen Street junction, Lancaster

Dynamo contacted the Highways people at Lancashire County Council to express our fear that the proposed new Aldi store on Aldcliffe Road, Lancaster, would increase traffic along Queen Street to join King Street – and hence increased danger to cyclists … Continue reading

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