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Belfast Waterside to give car-addicted Belfast one more fix

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A £400m development in Belfast includes plans to significantly widen a street to as many as SEVEN lanes, in a move which will serve to accommodate …

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Minister’s shocking U-turn on taxis in bus lanes was redacted by Transport Department

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The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) concealed key sections of a document which show former Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard went into a pivotal meeting on taxis access …

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Middlepath Street cycleway hits snag

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Belfast’s latest cycleway, being constructed on Middlepath Street, has been delayed due to “engineering issues”. The 600 metre scheme, which will link the Comber Greenway to …

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NI budgetary outlook for cycling is bleak

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The Department of Finance is consulting on Budgetary Outlook scenarios for the period 2018-20, in lieu of a functioning government. You have until 5pm tomorrow to …

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Comber Greenway widening project begins

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A £350,000 scheme to widen a three mile urban stretch of the Comber Greenway has begun in East Belfast. The Comber Greenway is a traffic-free link …

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Massive support for bicycle space at the expense of vehicles in Belfast

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81% of people in Belfast want more protected bike routes to make cycling safer, even when this could mean less space for other road traffic, the UK’s …

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Belfast Bikes makes a swing to the south

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A review of the popular but embattled Coca-Cola Zero Belfast Bikes scheme will see a major shift to the south of the city at the expense …

Scheme consultations and analysis

Cycling snub at the Transport Hub

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You’d hope that a £175M public investment in a Transport Hub to revolutionise city transport would mean a step forward for active travel in Belfast. Instead …

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Next generation bicycle parking arriving at Translink stations

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Translink seems to be on the cusp of making a significant investment in passenger bicycle parking facilities, by the look of developments at Holywood NIR station.

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Cycling Department struggles on without Executive

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The frozen political situation in Northern Ireland is affecting many aspects of public life and cycling infrastructure development appears to be slowing too.

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