Category Archives: transport policy

Letter to general election candidates

Dynamo has written to the nine candidates for our two local constituencies (five for Morecambe and Lunesdale, four for Lancaster and Fleetwood) to ask them for their views on the future of cycling.  In particular, we have asked about the … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s updated response to draft Cycling & Walking Strategy

Dynamo has updated its November 2016 response to Lancashire County Council’s draft Cycling and Walking Strategy.  You can read the document here. Basically: what will they do to curb car use, and how do they intend to get children walking … Continue reading

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Further consultation on Lancashire’s draft Cycling & Walking Strategy

We have received an email from Lancashire County Council announcing that they are consulting again on the draft Cycling and Walking Strategy 2016-2026 until Friday 21 April.  Details are here and the draft strategy itself is here. Quite how this differs from … Continue reading

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Manchester

Greater Manchester received something like £20 million to make cycling easier and safer a couple of years ago. On a visit today, Dynamo noticed some changes in Oxford Road: but also some hazards outside the Town Hall: Since Dynamo is currently … Continue reading

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The government’s draft cycling and walking investment strategy

The government has published its draft cycling and walking investment strategy, consultation on which closes on 23 May. So far it has not won the hearts of British Cycling or the CTC, whose criticisms centre around the very low funding … Continue reading

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Lancashire’s cycling and walking strategy

Once upon a time (on 21 November 2011) Dynamo was invited to a consultation event on Lancashire’s new Cycling Strategy. Perhaps made giddy by the upcoming Olympic Games, the 2011 draft focused on cycling for sport and seemed to have quite forgotten that … Continue reading

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Transport Masterplan update

This week’s Lancaster Guardian carried Dynamo’s initial response to the district’s draft Transport Masterplan.  The good news is that the Heysham offroad route is in the document, but sadly there are no specific measures for cycle lanes on the A6 … Continue reading

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