Irish Cycle Facility of the Week

The Irish Cycle Facility of the Week is back by popular demand: To keep it going, make sure to email your examples to…

This one is a mystery to us. It seems like a place for motorists to pull in without interrupting traffic, but the apparent layby has a 24 clear way sign on it (no parking or stopping). Answers on a postcard please (or by email or twitter if you’d like). Google Street View has it from other angles:

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Images: Aidan Kearns
Location: R118, Dublin
Local body/authority: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Street View: Currently as shown

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  1. the bike lane, takes you in via the estate, off the main road and then sets you up at the roundabout to cross at the pedestrian/cyclist lights.
    it actually makes sense.
    also while it may be a clear way there are playing pitches across the road which leads to people being dropped off along the road


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