Reilly welcomes Waterside Greenway improvements

Councillor Martin Reilly, pictured with Transport Minister, Danny Kennedy, at the traffic free greenway for walkers and cyclists at Bay Road. Also Included, is Ross McGill, Sustrans. DER4113SL204 Photo: Stephen Latimer
Councillor Martin Reilly, pictured with Transport Minister, Danny Kennedy, at the traffic free greenway for walkers and cyclists at Bay Road. Also Included, is Ross McGill, Sustrans. DER4113SL204 Photo: Stephen Latimer
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SDLP Councillor Martin Reilly has welcomed a commitment from Derry City Council to display information signage along the Waterside Greenway to encourage cyclists to be aware of pedestrians using this route.

Cllr Reilly said: “I have been contacted by a constituent who regularly uses the Waterside Greenway as a pedestrian. Indeed, this stretch of land is very popular with cyclists, walkers and joggers alike – and a great addition which will become even more widely used when the Foyle Arena opens at the end of March.

“It is important for safety reasons that there are clear understandings between these groups of users, and the installation of signage should greatly assist in this regard.

Councillor Reilly has also raised a query about the lighting along the Waterside Greenway as some early morning runners have complained that the pathway is too dark.

He added: “Council Officers have agreed to look at the light sensors which control the illumination in this area which will hopefully sort out this problem too.”