Tag Archives: cycling

Dynamo radio interview on “car dooring” and the “Dutch reach”

On Tuesday Dick was interviewed by BBC Radio Lancashire about Cycling UK’s new campaign to increase awareness of the dangers of “car dooring” – i.e. being knocked off your bicycle by someone opening a car door in your path.  Cycling … Continue reading

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Objection to planning application for 71 dwellings on Pathfinders Drive, Lancaster

Dynamo has objected to a planning application (reference 17/01074/HYB) for up to 71 dwellings on the land at Royal Albert Farm, Pathfinders Drive, Lancaster (just off Ashton Road).  This is our submission: 1.  The only cycle route to/from this development is … 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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Mass transport system

In the Hoge Veluwe National Park in the middle of the Netherlands there are white bicycles that you can use for free within the park itself (which, of course, has an extensive cyclepath network). This reduces the number of cars and … Continue reading

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Responses from general election candidates

We have had the grand total of ONE response from general election candidates for our two constituencies to our letter asking for their views on cycling.  This came [not from Mrs Trellis of North Wales but] from Cat Smith, the Labour … Continue reading

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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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