November 17, 2014:
Cycle lane on Westland Row, outside the main entrance to Pearse Train Station, was upgraded a short time ago when the roadway was resurfaced. The cycle lane was widened (it looks around 2 meters wide now) and it was changed from a dashed advisory line lane to a solid lined lane which cars are not allowed to enter. Expect outside of the operational hours of the lane, which is far from 24 hours.
It’s a stark improvement from the previous design shown above (even if red tar colouring or red chippings mixed in the tar would have been even better)…
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…But outside of the operational hours it becomes nearly a full-time taxi rank.
Location: Westland Row, Dublin
Local body/authority: Dublin City Council
Street View: Current view shows before upgrade
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