May 5, 2014:
Dutch and Danish cycle path designers need to visit Ireland to take in the artworks that are Irish cycle paths.
This is stunning work: A cycle path interrupted by a bus stop as is all too common in the Dun Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council area. But here you don’t need the usual rumble strip. No, here, cyclists who stick to the path contend with a drain and a slop between the footpath and the bus stop edge.
Location: Churchtown Road Upper
Local body/authority: Dun Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council
Street View: Currently shows a previous design
Send suggestions to email@example.com. And make sure to view the original and UK-focused facility of the month page on Warrington Cycle Campaign’s website.
Hello Reader... IrishCycle.com is a reader-funded journalism publication. Effectively it's an online newspaper covering news and analyses of cycling and related issues, including cycle route designs, legal changes, and pollical and cultural issues.
There are examples, big and small, which show that the reader-funded or listener-funding model can work to support journalism -- from the Dublin Inquirer and The Guardian to many podcasts. To make it work for IrishCycle.com, it just needs enough people like you to believe!
Monthly subscriptions will give IrishCycle.com's journalism a dependable base of support. But please don't take free access for granted. Last year IrishCycle.com had an average of 15,800 readers per month and we know our readers include people who cycle and those who don't, politicians, officials and campaigners.
I know only a small percentage of readers will see the value of keeping this open enough to subscribe, that's the reality of the reader-funded model. But more support is needed to keep this show on the road.
The funding drive was started in November 2021 and, as of the start of June 2022, 250 readers have kindly become monthly subscribers -- thank you very much to all that have!
But currently, it's only around 1.6% of readers who subscribe. So, if you can, please join them and subscribe today via ko-fi.com/irishcycle/tiers