Tag: Department for Infrastructure

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Scheme consultations and analysis

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail

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A reply to the Department of Infrastructure in defense of Belfast city centre pedestrians Many thanks for your email of 5 July 2017. I’ve included the …

Taxis in bus lanes

Belfast bus lane taxi trial ends (but attack on sustainable transport limps on)

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The strange saga of the push to get thousands of private hire taxis into Belfast bus lanes continues as the Department for Infrastructure announces the end …

Scheme consultations and analysis

Exclusive: Revolution on the High Street

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The Department for Infrastructure has moved its Cycling Revolution up a gear by proposing to radically alter Belfast’s High Street to attract more people to cycle in the city.

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”

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

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