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Research

Help out with Shop by bike Belfast 2018 survey

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Can you spare a few minutes while doing your grocery shopping to help out with an important cycling study? In 2015 NI Greenways / Bikefast surveyed …

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Transport Dept admits defeat in battle to solve Belfast congestion, turns to Mad Titan Thanos

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Belfast’s chronic congestion intensified this week with the roll-out of 12 hour bus lanes to support the new Glider bus rapid transit system. Sources last night …

Guest & opinion articles

Ciclovia Belfast stuck in the slow lane

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As we enter the eighth month of the year, Ciclovia Belfast 2018 has no confirmed date. Bikefast’s Jonathan Hobbs thinks it’s time to reset the event …

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Taxis in bus lanes public consultation to be ignored?

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Department declines to answer if stopping the ‘proposed experiment’ from going ahead is an option in current consultation In a worrying development for devolved government and …

NewsScheme consultations and analysis

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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