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There's a marked parking space yet the driver still feels the need to use part of the cycleway for parking. Coundon cycleway. https://t.co/cWwAcSXssI

Van and car parking on the (presumably shared use) footway connecting the Craighall Road toucan crossing to the Forth & Clyde Canal at Speirs Wharf. The car is also blocking a dropped kerb (the dropped kerb can be seen better in #188011).

The Doune Quadrant/Doune Gardens traffic filter is even harder to use with added roadworks and carefree parking.

[Image taken 30.10.22] Monks Cross Shopping Park, Huntington/York. [NOTE: The street view image shows the previous layout of the Park.] A branch of Decathlon - it had/has a concession inside the nearby Asda) arrived here this week … [more]

How many vehicles can you see breaking how many rules? How are we going to get 8 to 80 year olds cycling in Edinburgh when the authorities fail to keep usable even the few segregated bike lanes we have? #queensferryroad … [more]

Freshly painted car parking bays on Queen Margaret Drive, where Glasgow City Council had consulted on putting a protected cycleway. See https://www.northkelvincc.org.uk/2019/10/queen-margaret-drive-cycleway/

Pavement parking is a problem right through this estate.

Parking across a cycle track traffic filter. This area is a Controlled Parking Zone "park in marked bays only".

Not again! A driver parking in the cycle lane on University Avenue, and across part of the junction mouth of Kelvin Way.

Kelvingrove Park being used as a car park by drivers. This is meant to be a car-free zone!

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The remainder of the vast expanse of car parking. There are ev charging bays at the far end. Other image of the car parking: #184888. Other image this … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The extent of the car parking in this direction (and the tarmac). Other image of the car parking: #184889. Other image this location today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] I visited at 07.30 on the morning on which the Met Office issued its first ever red heat warning. Temperatures in York were predicted to reach 35C. The … [more]

A peak-hour bus lane on Great Western Road, during one of its operational periods.

The road end cycle track completely blocked by parked cars in Claremont Street.

A newly installed dropped kerb at the east end of Henderson Street, but the corresponding dropped kerb in Napiershall Street has an occupied marked parking bay across it.

In an almost empty street (see #183811), one of the few vehicles parked is blocking the dropped kerb for Garriochmill Way. A build-out is required, as well as removing the parking bay markings.

In an almost empty street, one of the few vehicles parked is blocking the dropped kerb for Garriochmill Way. A build-out is required, as well as removing the parking bay markings. See also #183812.

The University Avenue mandatory cycle lane chock-a-block with parked cars, and pavement parking on the opposite side where there is no cycle lane.

How fragile the motor traffic free status of Kelvin Way can seem.

The double yellow lines continue across the advisory pedestrian crossings and into the Restricted Parking Zone where double yellow lines are not meant to go. There are no markings or signs to say that the parking extending into the distance … [more]

[Image taken 8.6.22] Ware & Kay, Sentinel House, Peasholme Green, York. Easy to access car parking for 'clients'. The squat brick structure at the back is staff cycle parking. Visitor/customer cycle parking and context plus links: #183407.

Car parking infrastructure being used as bike parking.

Cars parked in what little cycle lane there is in Byres Road.

Vehicles parked in the unmarked mandatory cycle lane (indicated only by red chips in the asphalt), and a 30mph sign marking (possibly) the end of the 20mph outside schools on Gibson Street and on the corner of University Avenue and Kelvin … [more]

[Image taken on 11.5.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, York. Good practice: visible sign that alerts people there is cycle parking, that is at the location of the cycle parking; the cycle parking is next to the entrance; the racks are … [more]

New cycle parking stands, and an imposter.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Monks Cross, close to cycle-ped access to Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] No buffer zone between the car parking and the cycle route. See also: #181981, #181982. Other images … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. And there was more car parking - seemingly also completely full - beyond this... Context and links: #181970.

[Image taken 23.4.22] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. Context and links: #181970.

[Image taken 23.4.22] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. Context and links: #181970.

More car parking in the University Avenue cycle lanes, across the Kelvin Way access.

[Image taken 11.12.21] Marketing site, The Cocoa Works, Haxby Road, York. Designated/formal car parking. No formal cycle provision. The person in the Cocoa Works (www.thecocoa-works.com) sales office said people on cycles could ‘”use the … [more]

A randomly pointing cycle route sign, no road markings, and a car parked on a marked tactile crossing.

Not a care in the world about any inconvenience their parking may cause.

[Image taken 13.11.21] LNER Community Stadium leisure/health facilities car park, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] Context and links: #175859

[Image taken 13.11.21] [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. One of the many car parks at the stadium and leisure/health facilities that were completed in 2020. Yet there … [more]

"Park only in marked bays" on Kelvin Way.

Pavement parking outside the school gates in Dornal Avenue.

Several planters on Kelvin Way have been pushed aside, some of them are obstructing the cycleway. Fly parking is occurring without enforcement.

Cars being parked on the footway of Garscube Road, rather than in the place indicated by a single yellow line on the road. Not helped by a waiting peak restrictions sign being next to the double yellow lines.

Car parking on the "Keep Clear" markings and across what the traffic order said was legal to cycle through (although it has never been properly signed) on the traffic filter.

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty, depressingly the car park is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Ima[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830, #173833, #173834. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 3.9.21] Vicar Lane, Bradford. [Note: No streetview here.] Distinctive (and once you know what it is) easy to spot cycle parking. Seemingly installed during lockdown 2020. See also: #173820 and links.

[Image taken 3.9.21] Vicar Lane, Bradford. [Note: No streetview here.] I'm looking out for reasons why, if there is car parking, there should not be cycle parking too. Ie can I say to a local authority, if there's car parking, in every case … [more]

The first sign that the Benalder Street/Beith Street junction is going to be signalised, but no clues as to how the cycle track ending here will be tied into this. The dropped kerb and crossing studs have not deterred these selfish drivers … [more]

There are some tightly spaced cycle parking stands next to the entrance door, in addition to those in #173563, and some bikes were visible inside the doorway. Despite there being parking spaces on the opposite side of the road, this driver … [more]

The Nicholson Street cycle track has lost its signs, has faded markings, and is being used for car and van parking, and is being illegally driven through. Just next to the Sheriff Court! The link was put in to provide a safe link between … [more]

The eastern end of the Herbertson Street cycle track suffers from a severe fly parking problem, with cars and vans parked on the footway as well as over the dropped kerb for exiting the cycle track.

Middleton Street is a rare 'Play Street' in Glasgow, although in reality it looks little different from dozens of other residential streets across the city. The western-most block of Middleton Street is not included in the scheme, and some … [more]

A view of the fly parking at Charing Cross, seen from the footbridge.

Car parking on the end of the Sauchiehall Street cycleway at Charing Cross.

Dock Street Clydebank, NCN 7 where it crosses a street, I wonder if it could be made more clear the path crosses here 🤔 Sight lines a major issue here with parked cars, for a path used by all age groups walk/wheeling with heavy vehicles … [more]

I remain to be convinced that priorities have really changed.

There is a lack of a dropped kerb to allow access to the canal towpath at the end of the car park at Firhill. A temporary ramp has been provided, but this is possibly related to the construction work on the bridge to the Claypits nature … [more]

Car parking still taking place in the Provanmill Road cycle lane, despite the armadillos. Double yellow lines have not been provided, making it difficult for the council's enforcement officers to do anything.

The cycle lane down one side of Langdale Street is being used for car parking. The street can get quite busy with through traffic.

The cycle lane down one side of Langdale Street is being used for car parking. All the protection has been removed.

Langdale Street viewed from the Royston Road/Robroyston Road junction. The cycle lane down one side is being used for car parking.

Part of Kenmure Street has been converted to cycles only to reduce through traffic, but motorists have decided to use both the walking and cycling spaces for motor vehicle parking.

Another view of the mixed up bus stop/parking layby/cycle lane in Hawthorn Street, also seen in #170211.

The Hillington Park cycle route shared footway blocked by two parked cars in one of the unused entrances that interrupts the cycleway.

The Hillington Park cycle route shared footway blocked ahead, opposite a huge car storage facility. See also #170682.

Car parking at Lancefield Quay.

A rather poor combination of cycle lane, bus stop and parking layby on Hawthorn Street. See also #171175.

Car parking on the footway cycle lane in Maxwell Drive. The cycle lane leads to a toucan crossing across St Andrew's Drive and is two-way.

@GlasgowCC @YPLAC Howard Street cycle lane, and guess which road user was bawling abuse at me, for just being there apparently... https://t.co/NtJaA4WEXi

The Possil Road spur of the Garscube Road cycle track ends at Braid's Brae, but drivers are parking on the footway on both Possil Road,across the end of the cycle track, and on Baird's Brae where the beige path is supposed to be shared use, … [more]

Although armadillos have been provided on one side of this section of Provanmill Road, this side has been left much as before, with the cycle lane outside of the parking layby and now with a narrow buffer zone.

The start of the protected section of cycle lane on Cumbernauld Road. However, the motorists have decided to park in the bus layby instead.

Parking problems outside the shops.

Class Parking Glasgow 🥰 https://t.co/pGRC0XOoWt

Car parking in the Langlands Road cycle lane and footway. No waiting restrictions.

Cycle lanes being used for car parking, without any waiting restrictions. Designed for failure.

A new Nextbike station on Maryland Drive, Craigton, and a driver parked on double yellow lines across the entrance to the cycle track on Paisley Road West.

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Avoidable congestion. Avoidable hazards. Avoidable conflict. If the gap in: #167998 were open and drivers prevented from parking in front of it. See also today: #167998 and links

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Seven people trying to squeeze through a small gap avoiding a hire bike. Fortunately, the bays were empty apart from one cycle. See also today: #167998, and links

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The only way through to the riverside walks and the less steep slope to/from the bridge is through the Tier scooter/e-bike bays. See also today: #167998 and links

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. City of York Council seem unaware of how many people pass through the car park to reach the riverside walks or Scarborough Bridge and the importance of providing gaps in the fencing to enable … [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. After the driver that was parked here moved, I replaced the cones to try to keep the route free for people heading to the river and walks, and the station, etc, via Scarborough Bridge. See also … [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This was the only way through the cars to the slope – see links below. When I arrived it had a car parked in it. When the driver left I saw there were cones that had been moved out of the way. … [more]

"Drivers remember - You are in a Restricted parking ZONE - Park only in marked bays" I'm not sure they are getting the message.

Lots of cars parked in the cycle lanes and footway on University Avenue.

Lots of cars parked in the cycle lanes and footway on University Avenue, including across the junction with Kelvin Way.

Lots of cars parked in the cycle lanes on University Avenue, including blocking some of the gaps for cycling to and from Kelvin Way.

@GlasgowCC Is this still a bike lane? Faded paint, totally unenforced, drivers treating it with contempt. St Andrew's Road. @GoBikeGlasgow https://t.co/1K0CTIfjrS

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane now has some protection from orcas, but some motorists still find ways to block it. Enforcement action seems to be missing. The traffic signals have "except cycles" signs, but no prohibition or … [more]

[Image taken: 26.3.21] Pond Garth, Palmer Street on the Hungate development, York. A family's cycles stored on a balcony. There is extensive cycle parking under the buildings. Is it simply too time-consuming to have to access the garages … [more]

The Old Dumbarton Road cycle track isn't even finished and already it is attracting fly parking by motorists.

Poor design makes the path from Alderman Road to Kelso Street vulnerable to obstruction by car parking. There is a dropped kerb and faded green patch, but they are insufficient to prevent motorists blocking them. A build-out is required. … [more]

The southern entrance to Partick station is becoming a bit cluttered, and is being used for car parking, including over the path, which is also partially blocked by hire bikes.

Car parking as usual in the cycle lane at the modal filter in Shakespeare Street.

Light segregation installed on the Colleges Route cycle lanes in Clarence Drive. Again, a break in the armadillos for the pedestrian crossing, and a car illegally parked just before they resume.

Car parking partly blocking the dropped kerb for the cycle path access at Fore Street, also partly on the school zig-zag markings.

Car parking by a professional driver on the shared-use footway on Archerhill Road.

Car parking in the pop-up cycle lane on Great Western Road.

Look at this guy just enjoying the new cycle lane installed on Bilsland Drive in Glasgow. Who cares about cyclist safety? Not this guy! What a tw*t!! 🤬🤬🚴🏻‍♀️ https://t.co/RJQ3Ud3b9S

One for you @UrbanistTOC 😠 t.co/7ge2Ygk40g [Car parking in the cycle lane in Corkerhill Road]

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