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St Helens cycle routes survey

24 June 2022

St Helens Borough Council is currently seeking views on early-stage plans for two new routes – deadline 12th August 2022:   • Jubits Lane, between Sutton Manor and A57 Warrington Road. Extending routes installed in 2020, when completed this route would provide connectivity between St Helens, Marshall’s Cross, Sutton Manor, and Widnes.    • Lea Green to Whiston, extending…

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December pedal press available now

28 November, 2021

The December issue of Pedal Press is now available in print and PDF formats.Download PDF here.For a print version, email pedalpress@merseycycle.org.uk

Cycle route blocked for arms fair

12 October, 2021

The cycle route along the river past the ACC convention centre has been blocked for the Arms Fair. There are no signs for an alternative route. It’s probably best to give the area a wide birth, but it is possible to just go around the ACC.

Regent Road cycle lane update

23 August, 2021

The Regent Road cycle lane was almost completed 18 months ago, with the serious omission of the planned traffic lights on the Bascule Bridge.The narrow width of the bridge meant the cycle lane could not continue across it, and the lights were to allow cyclists to cross the bridge safely.Without the lights, cyclists have to…

Cycle lane scrapped and Liverpool loses funding

31 July, 2021

In a stroke of true genius, Councillor Daniel Barrington had the inbound pop-up cycle lane on West Derby Road removed before waiting for evidence from his own review. The government’s response was to halt funding to Liverpool for other active travel schemes. To prove that irony is not dead, Councillor Barrington is Cabinet Member for…

Sefton walking and cycling consultations

18 June, 2021

Closing date 27 June Please add your comments to these three consultations: • Southport Walking and Cycling Routes; Hesketh Park to the Plough Roundabout and Birkdale to Hillside Roundabout• Crosby Coastal Path, new and upgraded cycleway and footway• Your Road and Streets https://yourseftonyoursay.sefton.gov.uk/yourstreets/

Consultations – Liverpool – Halton – Sefton – St HELENS

12 March, 2021

Liverpool Pop-up cycle lanesThe proposed routes are:Route 4 – East Lancs Road – City CentreRoute 5 – East Prescot Road – City CentreRoute 6 – (University Route): Gateacre – City CentreRoute 7 – Liverpool Loop South: Hale – City Centre https://liverpool.gov.uk/cyclingconsultationClosing date 24th March 2021. Halton Runcorn to Daresbury Cycle Routehttps://consultprojectcentre.co.uk/cyclehaltonClosing date 4th April 2021.An…

sPark It across the Liverpool City Region

31 January, 2021

Transition Liverpool CIC (Community Interest Company) is part of the Transition Network and strives to bring communities within the Liverpool City Region (LCR) together through green projects. Having recently become a CIC our priority is to help support diverse communities across the LCR to make the necessary changes within their personal and civic lives to…

LCR Active Travel Commissioner Update

31 January, 2021

Hello pedalling people. It’s about time I put some thoughts on paper for you tireless campaigners in these dystopian times. The role of Active Travel Commissioner couldn’t have been stranger since the outbreak of Covid. Talk about a rollercoaster!!! Where to start?At the beginning of 2020 I went on a field trip with academics from…

Pop-up cycle lanes in Liverpool

31 January, 2021

Liverpool City Council identified two initial cycle routes, forming an arc from Sefton Park to West Derby Road. This list was later expanded to seven routes, shown on the map. In the town centre, they announced Bold Street and Castle Street would be pedestrianised.Despite an initial delay caused by a nationwide demand for plastic bollards,…

Liverpool Wheels for All Co-ordinator wanted

6 January, 2021

Focusing on the development and delivery of Springfield Park Wheels for All and the delivery of the Bike Buddy programme with disability partners across Liverpool . From Jan 2021 to Jan 2023. https://cycling.org.uk/latest-news/we-are-recruiting-liverpool-wheels-for-all-co-ordinator

Women on Bikes crowdfunder

30 December, 2020

The idea is to encourage and empower women to take part in cycling and learn new skills. It is especially targeted at those women who are less likely to have this opportunity due to cultural diversity. More information at:https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/women-on-bikes-liverpool-2

West Derby School Streets

West Derby School Streets final design concepts announced

31 October, 2020

Sustrans has completed its designs for safe school streets at three schools in West Derby. Liverpool City Council will deliver the scheme during the next year.Click on the links below to see the design proposals for each school:St Mary’s CE Primary SchoolMab Lane Primary SchoolSt Paul and St Timothy’s Catholic Infant School and St Paul’s Catholic…