Category Archives: Lancaster

Bus Rapid Transit Scheme

Dick attended a stakeholder workshop on 16 February, organised by Atkins, to discuss the County Council’s plans for a Bus Rapid Transit scheme.  (Not sure how this links in with the stakeholder workshop in June 2016 when Jacobs looked at a … Continue reading

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Report back from the Heysham meeting

Dick attended the workshop on the cycling and walking route study that consultants, Jacobs, are preparing for the council.  Most of the participants were from the city and county councils; only Dick (from Dynamo) and Matt Hodges (Cycling UK) were … Continue reading

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Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe route study

Dynamo has been invited to a workshop next week “to inform the production of a Cycling and Walking Route Study which is examining opportunities along the main corridors between Lancaster, Heysham and Morecambe”. Naturally, our first thought is of our proposed … Continue reading

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Cycle routes during closure of Greyhound Bridge

Lancashire County Council have issued a leaflet setting out the changes to traffic circulation for the six months’ (starting early 2018) closure of the Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster for maintenance. Basically, all existing shared-use paths will remain open. Skerton Bridge … Continue reading

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Improvements

A good news bulletin! The slippery approach to the Millennium Bridge from St George’s Quay (where a Dynamo member broke his hip last winter) has been resurfaced: and a gate has been installed at the very end of the quay … Continue reading

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What about George Street safety?

Dick has had a letter published in the Lancaster Guardian today: For over 10 years, Dynamo has been raising the danger of illegal rat-running in Lancaster city centre, from George Street into Spring Garden Street – a frequent and daily … 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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