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Gallery: Cycle parking outside St Catharine's College

This is one of the best examples of cycle parking in the city. Sadly, it is in too short supply. More of the pay and display parking should be removed - see the first image for why.

This gallery was created on Wednesday, 23rd May 2007

What happens when there's not enough cycle parking: people park several spaces abreast, and bikes fall over. In this case, this is done to excess. And so bikes end up in the path of passing vehicles, with wheels being flattened.

About 12 bikes stuffed into 4 stands, taking up less space than the car using the Pay & Display bay next to it. It's time more cycle parking were provided here, at the expense of car parking (cars now have an expensive new car park round th ... [more]

Shortage of cycle parking on Trumpington Street (King's Parade end). Two of the four car parking spaces by Ben Hayward should be changed to cycle parking, as has worked so effectively further up outside St Catharine's College.

This new sign outside St Catherine's College seems to have had some effect in clearing the pavement, with the result that the cycle parking next to it is even more heavily stuffed with bikes. The sign presumably has no legal effect - as ... [more]

Cycle parking outside St Catharine's College - some of the best in the city. Installed on-road (taking up spaces previously used by cars rather than at the expense of walkers).

Where the bikes displaced from the pavement outside St Catharine's College have ended up - insecurely across the road. More on-street cycle parking needed instead of pay and display.

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