• Final touches as cycle lane pilot scheme nears launch date

    Final touches as cycle lane pilot scheme nears launch date0

    The final touches were put in place yesterday ahead of the launch of Gibraltar’s first dedicated cycle lanes, running along Main Street and Irish Town. The pilot scheme becomes operational on August 6 and will be available only within specific timeframes designed to avoid peak periods when both roads busy. The Gibraltar Government is aiming

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  • ESG welcomes cycle lanes, but with ‘serious reservations’

    ESG welcomes cycle lanes, but with ‘serious reservations’0

    The Environmental Safety Group has welcomed the introduction of bicycle lanes on Main Street as a positive step that might encourage more people to cycle. In doing so however, the ESG has also questioned how effective and safe the new lanes will be. It also questioned what impact they will have on reducing traffic. “The

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  • Cycle lanes for town centre

    Cycle lanes for town centre0

    The cycle lane pilot scheme for Main Street and Irish Town will be operational as from Monday, August 6 at 7pm. A maiden cycle event will take place that evening to mark the occasion. The Cycle Lane will offer restricted operational times of Monday – Friday 7pm – 9:15am, Saturday 5pm – 9:15am and Sunday

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  • Ascteg flags frontier delays for freight drivers

    Ascteg flags frontier delays for freight drivers0

    Ascteg, the Spanish cross-border workers’ association, has called on the Gibraltar Government to resolve lengthy delays faced by goods vehicles entering Gibraltar. According to Ascteg, some drivers have had to wait up to six hours to cross the border, causing tailbacks into La Linea and congestion on roads in the border area. The delays are

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  • Government launches pilot scheme for bicycle lanes

    Government launches pilot scheme for bicycle lanes0

    The Gibraltar Government will create cycling lanes on Main Street and Irish Town as part of a pilot scheme aimed at encouraging healthy, sustainable means of transport. The government said it was studying the creation of similar lanes in other “suitable locations”. “The bicycle lane project is an exciting development which will provide a safer

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