Good news in this issue with the roll-out of 20mph in Glasgow, the National Cycle Route in Glasgow Green and the South West City Way, see Section 3, and we look forward to cycle lanes to Glasgow’s newest railway station at Robroyston, but do read on for lots, lots more with mention of South and North Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire and East Renfrewshire as well as the big city.Continue reading “Consultation Digest Issue 48, 26 November 2019: Petitions special and potential for cycle lanes in Glasgow North-East”
There’s news from Dundee, East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire as well as items from Glasgow, including a Glasgow University public meeting, covering University Avenue and a failure to acknowledge a dimension error, if you get to the very last item, in this wide-ranging mix of cycling interest. Do read on.Continue reading “Consultation Digest Issue 46, 29 October 2019: Queen Margaret Drive and Automated Vehicles are back, plus lots more.”
South Lanarkshire Council wish to hear from you if you live or work in Rutherglen or Cambuslang, see: Do you live or work in the Rutherglen or Cambuslang area?Continue reading “Consultation Extra: South Lanarkshire, Do you live or work in the Rutherglen or Cambuslang area? Please complete this survey by 10 June.”
Please respond very soon! This survey closes on Sunday 14 April.Continue reading “Consultation Extra, 11 April 2019: South Lanarkshire, East Kilbride, further Survey”
News in from Derek Y, one of our sources on what’s happening in South Lanarkshire:
Message from South Lanarkshire Council about consultation for Cambuslang/Rutherglen:Continue reading “Consultation Extra: South Lanarkshire Survey, closes 14 April, for all of you who live, work or travel in Cambuslang or Rutherglen”
A variety of news again, glimmers of hope with reducing motor traffic in Glasgow city centre, the regeneration of the Broomielaw, and the next phase of the Battlefield consultation, but concern about delays with Byres Road and the disappearance, hopefully temporarily, of the Renfrew to Shieldhall cycle lanes consultation. This, and lots more, below.Continue reading “Consultation Digest Issue 29, 05 March 2019: The Good the Bad and the Ugly news from all around.”
We’ve got wind of potentially terrible news for University Avenue, and in other bad news, the Bears Way cycle route through Bearsden is under ongoing attack, with the latest move by East Dunbartonshire Council to extend car parking at Milngavie Station, rather than extend the Bears Way. It needs its friends back.
In other news Glasgow City Council have rejected yet another plea for northbound cycling on Union Street, but read on for more news, some of it good.
Ziya Kocabiyik, originally from Turkey, but currently living in Chelmsford, near London, is a member of Amnesty International and has set off today, 04 May, to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats, to raise awareness of human rights issues in Turkey. When he arrives just south of Glasgow next Wednesday, 09 May, Ziya will be met in Hamilton by GoBike and Amnesty member, Jimmy Keenan, with whom he will be staying the night, in Uddingston, before cycling the 130 miles to Fort William on the 10th.
It would be great if people could join Ziya for a mile or two to cheer him on his way. Here’s some information that Ziya has sent: Continue reading “Join Ziya as he cycles for Amnesty from Land’s End to John O’Groats, staying with a GoBike member on the way”
Sunday 3 September – Lanarkshire Circular
To round off the longer summer season rides we will take a trip into the countryside to the south and east of Glasgow, taking in East Kilbride, Strathaven and Glassford. We will then ride around some woodland paths in Chatelherault Country Park. After lunch at Chatelherault’s café we will move on to Strathclyde Country Park and the new cycle infrastructure at the Raith Interchange. From Uddingston there will be an opportunity to return to Glasgow along NCN75 or to take an alternative route to see some of the new motorway-related cycle infrastructure around Baillieston, followed by a return into Glasgow along Edinburgh Road.
Meet 10am Bell’s Bridge, Congress Road, Glasgow.
As an added, delightful extra, Jimmy Keenan, is offering soup, sandwiches and blethers at his home in Uddingston. If you wish to join him towards the end of the ride please help him to know how much bread to buy in by e-mailing him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Raith Interchange cartoon by @cartoonsidrew
Yes, the nights are drawing in so it’s time to check out those lights for your bike, but don’t forget all the things that are on from now through into September. We have told you about some of them and there is detail to follow on others, but here’s a summary – get them in your diary and get out to them on your bike: Continue reading “The nights are drawing in but lots to do as September approaches”