Tag: Department for Infrastructure

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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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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 …

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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 …

NewsTaxis in bus lanes

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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Many thanks for your email of 5 July 2017. I’ve included the relevant pieces of our correspondence at the bottom of the article. To summarise, as …

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”

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