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Quays cycle lane near the court

  • 16-12-2022 2:24pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 5,507 ✭✭✭


    I see there is a new lane on the right (new as in I had not cycled that way since Covid started).

    Not greatly signposted for those who were used to cycling on the extreme left lane the whole way from Heuston to OCS. The old shared cycle lane suddenly becomes a bus-only. Granted the new lane itself is clearly marked but it seems difficult to move across traffic to get into said lane



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  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 47,870 CMod ✭✭✭✭magicbastarder


    it's been there probably two years now. main issue i can see with it is people driving up the quays, inbound, swinging right onto capel street bridge, may not be used to cyclists coming up on the right hand side.



  • Registered Users Posts: 9,182 ✭✭✭cgcsb


    Yes this was actually an ROD design for the permanent liffey cycle route, a project long since abandoned. Its really a shocking testament to the state of the place and attitude of the council towards pedestrians and cyclists. Hard to believe it was allowed at all when the option to continue the river side lane all the way to Heuston was available.



  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 47,870 CMod ✭✭✭✭magicbastarder


    ROD?



  • Registered Users Posts: 5,507 ✭✭✭veryangryman


    In the absence of a definition, I'm making my "beavis and butthead" conclusions of what it means :)



  • Registered Users Posts: 9,182 ✭✭✭cgcsb


    ROD is a consultancy used by DCC whom appear to have never read DMURS the national cycling manual or any other relevant design document.



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  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 4,890 Mod ✭✭✭✭spacetweek


    Liffey Cycle Route isn't abandoned. Discussion is ongoing, more announcements made this week.



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