Experimental bicycle lights are to be tested on the €5.8 million cycle route linking Dublin’s Royal and Grand canals, due open in March, as reported by the Irish Independent last week. Here’s more details:
The new traffic lights along Dublin City Council’s canals cycleway project are the first bicycle-only traffic light in the country, or least the first traffic … Read more
Last week, news site Dublin Observer reported a petition against the canals cycle route going missing. Less recently DublinObserver.com covered the opening of the Inchicore … Read more
The Department of Transport has outlined a full list of demonstration Smarter Travel projects, which it will fund or part fund. The cycling-related projects in the Dublin area are listed below in bold.
A total of 121 applications were received and funding is being made available for 30 of these projects. The fund is €15m fund over 5 years, €3m of which will be made available to the successful projects in 2010, including the below projects.
The department says, “The Minister set up this fund to support innovative sustainable travel projects and kick start delivery of the Smarter Travel agenda at a local level.”
Dublin City Council are looking at contraflow lanes across the city, The Irish Times reported recently. The areas which the council may install contra-flow cycle lanes, include: … Read more
Over at cianginty.com: 2009: A good year for cycling in Ireland?