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A photo showing just how restrictive the A frames on the trail over the RSPB's Ham Wall reserve are. The handlebars on the bike shown are 44cm wide. There is an identical A frame at the eastern end of the reserve. See also photo #176055 ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. The foliage has been cut back. It improves accessibility for pedestrians without equipment such as buggies. It does not help people for whom the space, turning circle and access are too li ... [more]

The carriageway at the end of Park Drive has been claimed for a private car park, and obstructed by a lifting barrier. The sign proclaims it to be private land. This hinders cycle access to Kelvingrove Park.

What new devilry is this? NCN 196 at Smeaton Shaw, near Dalkeith. (NT 35981 68996) https://t.co/lSOkb5Vdwx

A-frame gate access to the Harland Way, Wetherby.

Barrier at entrance to cycle route.

Gas main works next to Addenbrookes - Great Shelford Cycle path. It says the footway is closed, but nothing about the cyclepath, which is blocked for 50% of its width by barriers which have been blown over by the wind. Fallen barriers har ... [more]

Barriers near the Cadent gas main works on Addenbrookes - Great Shelford Cycleway blown over and blocking cycleway. There is a small sandbag threaded through every sixth barrier but that didn't work!

The barriers for the works for the new gas main have fallen over in the wind and block half the cycle path. Harder to spot at night than in the daytime.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Close up of the leaning option aka the dog poo bin. Close up of the radar key in situ. Very low down. Very small. The ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] While I finesse getting through no-one else can use the gate. I feel like a sheep being counted into a sheep dip here ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] See: #175392 and links.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] My cycle got hooked onto the pedestrian access when I leant it in the only place possible while I operated the radar k ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] In this direction once again I need to lean my cycle as it does not have a stand while I open the radar key-operated g ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The key is very low down. With cold, old, mittened hands or in a hurry/a fluster, it could be tricky to operate. Conte ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] My bike is through but I need to lean it while I close the gate. The only option in this direction is the dog poo bin. ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The radar key gate opens both directions including towards and over the pavement. If there is a motor vehicle in the p ... [more]

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] To get through here with a buggy, a bike, in a wheelchair, a bespoke or adapted cycle (see: #173447) or what I call a ... [more]

[Image taken 6.11.20] Bootham Stray between New Earswick and York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Heavy gate (one of two). This one usually open when I use the route. The scrape marks are clear on the tarmac. It could be a hazard ... [more]

[Image taken 6.11.20] Bootham Stray between New Earswick and York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Other image here today: #175390. Other images this route and issues: #175391, and links

I was surprised at how flimsy this barrier was, compared to all the others. Maybe there's a wall of steel barrier further on.

A COP26 security gate has been installed beneath the railway bridge at Ferry Road. A similar installation has also been provided at the bottom of Kelvinhaugh Street. I met an annoyed pedestrian who had been turned back to find another route ... [more]

The end of Minerva Street has been closed off, and covered with a security barrier. The cycle route has been diverted via West Greenhill Place (see #175377).

Not very cycle friendly barriers. Breathe in, pull your elbows in and don't ride with panniers if you want to get through these.

A-frame barrier.

A-frame style barrier.

Awkward steps / ramp and barrier.

A-Frame at entrance to Wyke Beck Woods.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Context see: #175234 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Context see: #175234 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. If you are coming from York through the attractive, motor traffic-free Bootham Stray in a wheelchair, on a mobility scooter or on a cycle that has more than two wheels you arrive at this ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is the main entrance. But the clutter on the pavement and... more worryingly the insubstantial metal support of the barrier. A blind or partially sighted person might not see it. ... [more]

Railing and triple barrier at the foot of path from Kendoon Avenue to Inchfad Drive, signed as cycle path.

Triple barrier at top of path from Kendoon Avenue to Inchfad Drive, before another railing at the kerbside.

A triangle of new paving has been placed to the side of the large barrier at Buchanan Wharf, because people were walking across the flower bed to get past the barrier. This is also the cycle diversion for NCN756 until the cycle track at #16 ... [more]

No change to the barrier at the Kelvindale access to the Forth & Clyde Canal.

The first of the petty 'Cyclists slow down' signs in Dawsholm Park.

'Cyclists slow down' in Dawsholm Park, with barriers. The barriers have been repositioned slightly further apart, but are still overlapping, and do not conform to any standard for anti-vehicle barriers. Imagine trying to get your shopping h ... [more]

'Beware of cyclists' in Dawsholm Park.

'Cyclists slow down' in Dawsholm Park, with more barriers.

Barriers and signs galore in Dawsholm Park.

'Cyclists slow down' in Dawsholm Park, in case you've not noticed yet another barrier on the path.

Cycle parking at the entrance to Whitecrook Park, but a metal maze to get through to get to it, unless you go around the end of the fence.

Ashby Canal towpath.

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Andy (see: #173446) is over and through. Louise is out of shot having had to find somewhere to lean her cycle (and ri ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] A queue forms as Andy manoeuvres himself back onto his handcycle. The difficulties are exacerbated by this taking pla ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Andy (see: #173446) supports himself on the railings alongside the first of the two obstructions here. Louise lifts t ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Andy (see: #173446) pushing himself up out of his handcycle using his arm muscles. Next image today: #173450

[Added note: Andy has pointed out to me you could get all the way - expending effort and, perhaps using up an individual's limited supply of energy - to these barriers with no obstructions or warning the exit ahead is blocked. Only to not b ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. York is flat and its city centre is accessible to many people with mobility issues. It was named one of the best cities in Britain to live: www.yorkpress.co.u ... [more]

Obstructive barrier on signed cycle path at toucan crossing across Menteith Avenue. What a mess!

[Image taken 25.7.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. This is the 'accessible' entry to/exit from Bootham Stray. This is a short, rural, quiet, flat, well surfaced greenway. It is a critical link between New Earswick (Haxby/Huntington) and Y ... [more]

Gates across path off Forrestburn Rd (with desire line next to them).

Overlapping barriers making it difficult to cycle into the park from the now shared-use footway.

The path between Balmore Road and Aultbea Street is poor enough without this narrow barrier. The surface of the direct path to Castlebay Street, off to the right, is even poorer.

More barriers at the foot of the ramp of the motorway footbridge, making 12 half-width panels to navigate around in total.

More barriers on the motorway footbridge.

More barriers on the motorway footbridge. Offsetting the stairs from the main span would have protected them from anyone inadvertently falling down them, if that's what these barriers are for.

The footbridge between Cockels Loan and Arkleston Road over the M8 motorway. The ramps have multiple barriers to slalom around. A desire line is developing in the grass from the north east.

[See later image: #170488.] [Image taken 10.5.19] York rail station. The barriers make access to and the exit from the station (and through it) difficult, uncomfortable, stressful. People cannot more through in their natural (social or prot ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Pre-covid pandemic this was a polluted, chaotic and therefore hazardous area for people on foot, on cycles and in wheelchairs. There were more active travellers than drivers or passengers. Yet it fel ... [more]

The final section from the riverside path up to Inchinnan Road is quite steep, with a barrier at the top. See also #170232.

Narrow barriers to negotiate at the end of the riverside path in Renfrew.

Barriers and signs at the start of the riverside path in Renfrew. It only reaches the riverside after the scrap yard.

A barrier with an asphalted path through the gap leaving the road into Pollok Park. This route leads to some quieter options for routes through the park. The notice is about reporting crimes against wildlife.

Having established that the path through the woods wasn't particularly useful for cycling, I continued along the path until I came to this barrier. Although the path continues ahead, there is no break in the barrier down the middle of the s ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. These measurements (width 104cm, radius 155cm, entry/exit width 82cm) are not enough for someone to get through comfortably or easily on a cycle. Even on a lightweight, unladen, unadorned de ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. The width of the tarmac is just 97cm. This is uncomfortably narrow for many potential users pass through, and the angle is too tight - there's no provision for turning circles. (LTN 1/20 Cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. Looking from Manor Lane. The ‘holding’ area between the road and the entry to the chicane is too narrow. You would need to wait on the road if someone else were navigating this or, if wi ... [more]

Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. Looking towards Manor Lane. The angles here are too tight, the space between the chicanes too limited and the 'runout'/'turning circle' space limits who can use this offroad, segregated ped-c ... [more]

It must be a cycle path if it has a barrier across it. Ah, but it leads to a pedestrian crossing, not a toucan crossing, and the path on the other side does not align with the crossing. I noticed while waiting that a number of vehicles w ... [more]

Cycle barrier and horse stile

Cycle barrier on Leeds Country Way bridleway off Tyersal Lane near Smalewell Road with horse stile

The access from Kinnell Avenue to the next part of the Paisley to Glasgow Cycle Route basically doesn't exist.

Dalek shaped barrier in bridleway preventing easy right of way for cyclists. Can lift bikes over horse steps if able to do so.

A brand new path with a brand new barrier obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. The path to the left leads to a flight of steps, and to the right continues around the edge of this part of the park to link with the main path through the woods, b ... [more]

A brand new path with brand new barriers obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. UPDATE: The barriers have now been supplemented with signs, as in #174137.

A brand new path with brand new barriers obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. The new path links Dalsholm Road coming up from the river to the higher level part of the park, and bypasses the steps visible in the distance to the left of the pat ... [more]

A brand new path with a brand new barrier obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. The new path leads into the muddy puddle on Dalsholm Road that still hasn't been sorted. UPDATE: The barriers have now been supplemented with signs, as in #17413 ... [more]

The path has clearly been built to align with Bell's Bridge, but this alignment is nothing without a proper crossing. Instead, there's a staggered toucan crossing off to the right, as indicated by the sign. See also #93791 taken from the ot ... [more]

The barriers on Hanover Street have been moved making it more difficult to cross George Square. The gaps between sections of barriers do not line up. Previous layout shown in #143986.

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Full-width barrier, no dropped kerbs - Cambridge University's Civil Engineering department really doesn't want cyclists to arrive from the north.

These barriers don't permit cycle trailers

The signed path between Hawick Street and Kelso Street is obviously not fit for purpose, but nothing has been done to this path since it was initially installed. No change since #36031.

The Kelso Street cycle lane directs cyclists to use a narrow path of paving slabs, with hoop barriers at the end. Sightlines on the corner are not great either.

Narrow, overgrown, muddy path with bad signposting and a barrier that would restrict non-standard cycles. Path is only a hundred metres or so but this isn’t clear on entry and forward visibility is very poor.

Narrow, overgrown, muddy path with bad signposting and a barrier that would restrict non-standard cycles. Path is only a hundred metres or so but this isn’t clear on entry and forward visibility is very poor.

Monks Cross retail park 1.12.20. The crash barrier in the background was end on when I approached and had fallen. It was hard to see. I moved it to be upright and hopefully a bit more visible to people cycling on this dedicated route. I cou ... [more]

The barriers for the pop-up closure in Hanover Street are possible to cycle around on a standard bicycle, but awkward. New cycle parking has been installed too. It would make a lot of sense for this to become a permanent road closure, wi ... [more]

I'm not sure some people understand what the red and white barrier indicates. George Square east shut to all vehicular traffic, including cycles, and possibly also applies to SUVs too. The car was driven out over the fancy stone footway ... [more]

Hale Trafford - Obstructing barriers 2 sets . At both ends of the path.

Hale Trafford - Obstructing barriers. At both ends of the path.

Barriers combined with steep slopes into road on shared path route through to primary school/playing fields/Brownies/Scouts. Dangerous for children and impassable for larger bikes and mobility vehicles. Replace with a raised table crossing ... [more]

Trafford Brooks Drive public right of way has been blocked off by very high (looks professionally installed) fencing. Blocks what would otherwise be an ideal quiet route linking Hale Barns. https://safestreetstrafford.commonplace.is/commen ... [more]

Timperley Trafford . Obstruction impedes access for disabled, triple prams etc. and cyclists.

Sale nr Manchester route from Priory Gardens a Kissing Gate. There is a locked gate here preventing access Simple solution is to toremove the gate to allow free flow of active travel. This would be a fantastic route to avoid A56 from Sale ... [more]

Sale nr Manchester Priory Gardens . There is a locked gate here preventing accessSimple solution is to lock one of the large access gates in a semi open position to allow free flow of active travel. This would be a fantastic route to avoid ... [more]

Pedestrians aren't meant to use the north side of the gyratory at the Hydro, and it isn't much more suitable for cycling either. There used to be a direct underpass link towards the SECC here, but it was filled in when the gyratory was b ... [more]

Next level anti cycling infra on a path near patchway, south glos. Maybe they had a anti social behaviour issue with youths riding tanks?? https://t.co/K5XzFqNo4Y

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