Author: Bikefast

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How to deliver the Belfast Bicycle Network

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It’s more than three years since the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) published its draft Belfast Bicycle Network Plan (BBNP). The imperative to decarbonise our society is …

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Not fit for purpose – East Bridge Street and the Department

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The Department for Infrastructure’s Roads Eastern Division sidelined pro-cycling voices in its controversial realignment of East Bridge Street as part of what appears to be a …

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The Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland is failing

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(Updated 13 February 2020) The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is rapidly falling behind most of its main policy responsibilities on cycling. Now in its fifth year, …

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Nightmare on East Bridge Street comes true

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A realignment of traffic flow on a key route from East Belfast to the city centre has created significant additional risk and a barrier to people …

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Lies, damned lies and bus lane statistics

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Five amazing things to know about bus lane fines that’ll make you wonder why local media isn’t telling you the whole story

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Local MLAs call for Gasworks Bridge progress

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A cross-party group of Assembly Members in South Belfast have come together to call for work to begin on constructing a new foot and cycle bridge …

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Four wheeled circus – the Clifton Gateway scheme

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“With Government commitment to the delivery of PfG Programme for Government targets to increase more walking, cycling and public transport journeys the provision for the different …

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Department for Infrastructure commits £12.5 million on urban cycling networks and greenways for 2019-20

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More fool you if believed the Department for Infrastructure was capable of simple, straightforward progress on cycling.   Actually doing things they should be doing today. …

Scheme consultations and analysis

Alfredstraat – from cycleway to bicycle street

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In the last of four articles exploring the Department for Infrastructure’s (DfI) review of the Alfred Street cycleway, Bikefast finds itself at the end of the …

Scheme consultations and analysis

Extending a cycleway along Hamilton Street?

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In the third of four articles on the Department for Infrastructure’s (DfI) review of the Alfred Street cycleway, we tackle an unexpected development. In the middle …

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