Tag Archives: Bus Way

Who’s driving on the Busway?

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I spotted this on the Busway quite recently and wondered what could be going on here. Who’s driving on the Busway? The pit is a kind of car trap and designed to catch cars which try to drive onto the … Continue reading

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Twitter solves bus wheel mystery

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  This was fun and about how Twitter solves bus wheel mystery. Last week I was walking through Dunstable on my way back from work (had been hot desking) and I saw this odd looking wheel on the side of … Continue reading

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Latest Busway news

Unfortunately I couldn’t make the last Luton & Dunstable Cycle Forum’s meeting for the latest Busway news.  This was a real shame as it seems there was an interesting discussion and the very latest news on the Busway developments have … Continue reading

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Sunglasses at night

Funny thing happened a while ago.  I was cycling along the Busway and I encountered another cyclist coming towards me.  Nothing unusual with this, except it was after sunset and he was wearing sunglasses at night!  Yes, sunglasses.  Seems a … Continue reading

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Latest Busway debacle

Here’s something about the latest Busway debacle, which seems a shame really as many people were happily acknowledging the first 12 months and the positive difference it has made.  What seems to have put a shadow over the many benefits … Continue reading

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Luton Dunstable Busway Wish List

The Luton Dunstable Busway with its cycle track has now settled down and the surface has improved.  I see it as a really positive feature of our town and it certainly brings alternative transport options.  However, it’s not perfect and … Continue reading

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Slobusfaticus, now on a bike?

I recently came across a possible new breed of cyclist, though I’m sure readers will correct me if I am behind the times.  I have blogged about Slobusfacticus sometime before but that was a few years back when I was a … Continue reading

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Guest blog: John’s view of the Busway cycle track

My friend John nicely surprised me by sending me a ready made guest blog, completely out of the blue.  John is a regular user of the Luton Dunstable guided Busway as a bus passenger as he commutes to work each … Continue reading

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Luton Dunstable Busway: latest thoughts

Bus mirror warning? My friend Jeremy recently said his head had a close shave.  Now he’s a close-cropped chap at the best of times but he was referring to the rear view mirrors on the buses passing him so quickly … Continue reading

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Trek 7.0 – new bike in the family

It is not very often we welcome a new bicycle into the family but that’s just what we have done recently.  This is more of a bicycle fostering arrangement through an excellent scheme called Wheels to Work and administered by … Continue reading

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Luton Dunstable Busway – latest news

I’m really pleased – Busway news!  I just got home from work and an email from my contact in Luton Borough Council was telling me some welcome news.  Without further ado here it is: Following site audits and survey, the … Continue reading

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The Busway’s Reluctant Cyclist

  If you’re a regular user of the Luton & Dunstable Busway, or maybe the cycle track running alongside, you might have spotted the Reluctant Cyclist.  But who is she?  Well, she has been seen early on Sunday mornings in … Continue reading

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Cycling rates in Luton

I came across this graph and fellow blogger Tejvan Pettinger kindly agreed to me using it.  It shows the wide variation of people who cycle in various towns and cities in England.  To be honest, I wasn’t surprised to see … Continue reading

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Reply from Luton Borough Council re Busway

Some readers might know I had written to Luton Borough Council asking about future developments of the Busway cycle path.  After a little delay I am pleased to get a response, which appears helpful. I had asked about the surface … Continue reading

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