Author: Bikefast

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Bicycle obliterates car in Ormeau Road commuting challenge

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Bicycle quicker over 2.5 mile morning journey than a car by a whopping TWENTY SIX minutes – Belfast’s congested Ormeau Road is no place to take your car..

Taxis in bus lanes

Bus lane taxis “impede other road users, increase journey times” says.. Infrastructure Department

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Internal DfI research from 2016 seen by Bikefast says taxis in bus lanes could “impede other road users and could increase bus journey times”

Scheme consultations and analysis

Loosening the belt for expanding Belfast traffic

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If you were wondering why road works have closed off the pedestrian crossing on Donegall Quay / Queen Elizabeth Bridgem we have the answers..

Guest & opinion articles

Zero per cent – our shameful cycling to school level

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Northern Ireland has officially failed to meet its 2011-15 target for active travel to schools – and cycling interventions aren’t necessarily on the horizon.

Belfast Bicycle Network

Dipping our toes in the Belfast Bicycle Network Plan

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The first taster of Bikefast’s thoughts on the Draft Belfast Bicycle Network Plan consultation

Taxis in bus lanes

DfI: Taxis in bus lanes trial will not default into a permanent arrangement

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No permanent ‘taxis in bus lanes’ by default, confirms the Department for Infrastructure

Taxis in bus lanes

Survival guide to 84 days of taxis in Belfast bus lanes

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Coping with the brutal reality of allowing thousands of taxis into Belfast’s bus lanes

Taxis in bus lanes

Department declines to answer questions ahead of taxis in bus lanes “trial”

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Transport Department declines to respond to a series of questions about the shock announcement of a trial of taxis in Belfast bus lanes

Guest & opinion articles

Is anywhere safe from the lycra louts? Northern Ireland, actually.

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Brendan O’Neill’s Daily Mail rant against cyclists made it’s way to the Northern Ireland airwaves – and a golden opportunity to challenge his perception and those of the local audience was missed

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Chris Hazzard leads 2016 Fréd Award winners

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NI Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard is among eight winners of the 2016 Fréd Awards

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