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Thieves bored with Belfast Bikes now stealing three Gliders a week

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The future of Belfast’s new rapid transit system is in doubt after eight Gliders were found in the Lagan last night. It’s understood that almost a …

Analysis

Montgomery Road cycleway

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The redevelopment of the Robinson Centre in East Belfast is an open goal for the Department for Infrastructure to create a high quality cycling route. This …

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Taxis in bus lanes plan scrapped

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The Department for Infrastructure has scrapped the planned year long experiment to allow 4,500 private taxis into Belfast bus lanes. Hundreds of objections to the policy …

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Hello relief road, goodbye active travel safety?

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A knee jerk response to car driver anger looks set to put Belfast pedestrians and cyclists in direct danger this week. Belfast Harbour and the Department …

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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