According to the National Cycle Manual, there are 7 link types to choose from when planning new cycle infrastructure; Mixed/Shared Street Standard Cycle Lanes Cycling and Bus Lanes Standard Cycle Tracks Contra Flow Cycle Lanes and Tracks Cycle Trails Cycle Ways Number 3 on that list has always amused me. The guidance from the manual […]
Post update (Mar 11, 2018): I found statistics specific to Limerick city and suburbs for both censuses referenced in this post and have updated the figures accordingly. public relations noun the professional maintenance of a favourable public image by a company or other organisation or a famous person. propaganda noun information, especially of a biased […]
If you’re from Limerick, you’ve probably never heard of the R859. If you live on the R859 you probably haven’t heard of it either but that’s the official road identifier for the stretch of road connecting Fr. Russell Road to Mungret village on the south side of Limerick city. Mungret is the designated primary development […]
When I started writing this blog, the intention was to raise awareness of the poorly designed cycle infrastructure around the city and propose solutions that would show it is possible to design and build a viable cycle transport network if there was any ambition within Limerick City and County Council (LCCC) to do so. The […]
As part of the Parnell St., Wickham St., & Davis St., Urban Realm and Street Improvement Project, work was recently completed on the newly remodelled Davis Street and the short stretch of Parnell Street in front of the newly remodelled Colbert Station Plaza. To say the end result of this work is not in keeping […]
In a previous post I asked what is a cyclist and I identified one group of people who use a bicycle as a simple mode of transport. Former Olympian and professional cyclist Chris Boardman who is now a policy advisor for British Cycling regularly describes this group of cyclists in a country like the Netherlands […]
This seems like a pretty simple question but I think we need to understand what is a cyclist before we can design a suitable travel infrastructure that will be used by people on bikes.