New CYCLOPS junction in Warrington aims to make cycling safer

Warrington Borough Council is seeking people’s views on plans to upgrade the junction at Bewsey Road and Lovely Lane, making it more user-friendly for all, including those who walk and cycle. The council has been successful in securing government funding to improve this junction, which is in need of active travel improvements. The surface of […]

Work to start on new CYCLOPS junction in Preston next month

Work is starting at Broadgate, Preston to a create an innovative new type of junction designed to make travel easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists. The CYCLOPS junction features an orbital track circling the junction to separate cyclists from general traffic and pedestrians, and is a key part of the Penwortham to Preston Cycle […]

New CYCLOPS junction completed in Manchester

A new CYCLOPS junction separating pedestrians and cyclists from traffic has been completed in Manchester as part of the next phase of a £13.4m walking and cycling route. The latest Cycle Optimised Protected Signals protected junction has opened at the junction between Chorlton Road and Stretford Road. Cyclists will be able to make safe right turns while […]

Brake and Road Safety GB award Manchester’s CYCLOPS junction Local Roads Innovation award

Brake and Road Safety GB have awarded Transport for Greater Manchester and Manchester City Council the Local Roads Innovation Award for the CYCLOPS (cycle optimised protected signals) junction, in Hulme. The junction forms part of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network and is innovative in placing the cycle route on the outside of the pedestrian crossings, fully […]


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