Category Archives: Transport Alternatives

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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Cyclist data from the Cycling Demonstration Town years (2005-2011)

Sustrans have published data collected during the CDT years for the towns and cities that participated, of which Lancaster and Morecambe formed one.  (See Sustrans’s “Evaluation of the Cycling City and Towns and the Cycling Demonstration Towns programmes“.) For our district, the … Continue reading

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Glasson path volunteer work – Wednesday 26 April

The local Sustrans group is organising a maintenance day on Wednesday 26 April from 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. on the Glasson path  Meet at the Café d’Lune, Condor Green, armed with any basic equipment you use in your garden … Continue reading

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Lancaster-Glasson path update

Dynamo spoke to the Countryside Service Manager at Lancashire County Council today about the path.  As can be seen from the photo above (taken 2 April), they have been out and scraped off the top layer of mud to reveal … Continue reading

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Funding for Lancaster end of Glasson path

Lancashire County Council has found £7,740 for the 2017/18 financial year for vehicle barriers and flood work on the path between New Quay Road and Aldcliffe Hall Lane.  See Appendix I on this page. Sadly it won’t address the state of the path further along.

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State of the canal towpath III

In response to our watered-down request for the canal towpath to be swept, we received the following reply: Thank you for your reply email regarding the towpath surface on the Lancaster Canal. I have forwarded your feedback to our Enterprise … Continue reading

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Update on the Lancaster-Glasson path

A local Sustrans volunteer, County Councillor Gina Dowding and Dynamo have all been in touch with the county council about the state of the path.  Not surprisingly, the councillor got the quickest response.  We have seen a reassurance from the Countryside Service … Continue reading

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