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Right To Ride - New Bus Lanes Belfast

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At Right To Ride we welcome the inclusion of motorcycles in the new Bus Lanes introduced in Belfast.
 
They will be on the Shore Road, York Road, York Street, and Victoria Street.
 
The lanes will be available to buses, motorcycles, bicycles and Belfast public hire taxis and will be in use from Monday 2st1 November 2011.
 
Drivers urged to take care
 
The bus lanes are clearly marked with white lines and the associated signs.
 
Drivers should take extra care when travelling on these roads until they are familiar with the new lanes.
 
On the Shore Road, York Road and York Street the bus lanes will give priority to buses between Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle to Mount Vernon Road and North Derby Street to Midland Terrace inbound between 7.30 am to 9.30 am, Monday to Friday.
 
Travelling out of the city centre, buses will be given priority between Midland Terrace to North Queen Street and Mount Vernon Road to Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle Monday to Friday, 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm.
 
The bus lane on Victoria Street will give priority to buses between Chichester Street and Queen’s Square from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm, Monday to Saturday.
 
This additional four kilometres of bus lanes will bring the total length of bus lanes in the city to 46km.
 
Roads Service would urge drivers to take extra care when travelling on these roads until they are familiar with the new traffic management arrangements.
 
Read this article on Right To Ride – Includes advice from GB on using Bus Lanes.

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