Category Archives: M6 link road/Bay Gateway

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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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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M6 link road park and ride – part 2

Following on from the recent opening of the park and ride facility at junction 34, this week’s Lancaster Guardian carries an article about Dynamo’s call for park and cycle facilities – namely cycle lockers. However, any cycle storage facilities, according to a … Continue reading

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M6 link road park and ride

The County Council is introducing a park and ride bus service at junction 34. Sadly Dynamo’s suggestion of a park and cycle service has been put on the back burner (or filed under “Future Developments” as it appears in the … Continue reading

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Cycling the Bay Gateway: a user’s guide

From the Dynamo inbox: “I’ve had two trips down this since it opened, once by bike and another in my car. “Monday pm had a few curious pedestrians and a significant number of bikes, but I saw one cyclist on … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s response to the HGV Movement Strategy for Lancaster

In response to Lancashire County Council’s consultation on their HGV Movement Strategy for Lancaster, Dynamo has sent the following comments: We are pleased to see that the Council proposes to limit through routes for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes, and we … Continue reading

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