Category Archives: A6

Your comments, please, for BP garage on A6 south

The BP garage at the moment Lancashire County Council have drawn up plans to improve safety for cyclists outside the BP garage on the A6 in south Lancaster (just north of Booth’s supermarket). The plan is attached here.  Changes include colouring … Continue reading

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Collision at A6/Queen Square junction: can’t Queen Street be blocked off?

A Dynamo member was knocked off his bike last week by a motorist pulling out of Queen Street.  She stopped, looked . . . and pulled out in front of the cyclist.  Fortunately he wasn’t badly hurt, and she was … Continue reading

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Road safety matters

The Road Safety Foundation has recently published a new report entitled “Cutting the Cost of Dangerous Roads”.  Looking through this and comparing it to its 2014 report, we can see (table 2, pp.11-12) that the A6 from junction 33 north and … Continue reading

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Travels with a Road Safety Engineer

Patricia met Steve Cartmell from Lancashire County Council this morning to look initially at the BP garage on the A6.  Despite the extra road markings (put in at the beginning of 2017), there have been 4 accidents involving cyclists along this … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s response to Bailrigg Garden Village consultation

Below is what Dynamo emailed to Lancaster City Council about their (so far vague) cycle plans for the proposed Bailrigg development.  You still have until 11 July to make your own comments on any aspect. I write on behalf of Dynamo (Lancaster … Continue reading

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Respond to Lancaster City Council’s consultation on Bailrigg Garden Village

Lancaster City Council is holding an informal consultation on plans for “Bailrigg Garden Village” i.e. 3,500 new homes. The deadline is Wednesday 11 July and the consultation is at http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/bailrigg-garden-village. Please do respond to this – particularly if you live in … Continue reading

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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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