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Update: On 30.6.21 this sign was upright again and in its original location. Update: at 15.30 on 28.6.21 it was still where I had leant it against the wall. [Image taken 27.6.21] Leeman Road, York. This sign from the 'wellingtonrowesplanade ... [more]

The contraflow cycle lane in Howard Street is blocked by roadworks, and this sign is at the end cyclists won't be approaching from while using it. See also #170198.

Roadworks closing the contraflow cycle lane in Howard Street. See also #170198.

"Cycle Lane Suspended" - no further details. Roadworks are taking place in the contraflow cycle lane in Howard Street ahead. A diversion could have been set up via Dixon Street and Fox Street. See also #170199.

The three speed cushions at the east end of Bateman St have been replaced by gentler full-width cushions.

[Image taken 9.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Brewery vehicles on Tanner Row. During the Wellington Row flood gates work (#166177) the street is signposted for wheelchair users (in both directions) and cyclists see: #168584. (Also search on Wellin ... [more]

The contraflow cycle lane has been kept open through the roadworks - the awful speed humps on Bateman Street are finally being replaced.

Cambridgeshire highways department strikes again! The road is closed to motor vehicles in this direction anyway. And the contraflow cycle lane has been kept open through the roadworks. So these signs are nonsense and can be ignored.

@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

A route sign and pavement parking on the Spean Street shared footway. The shared footway effectively forms a contraflow since this section of the street is one-way.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Tanner Row, York. This street seems quiet. In fact there is continual pickup and deliveries from/for the businesses nearby. The advisory contraflow cycle lane is busy including by people using the cycle parking. Further ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Tanner Row, York. The pavements are too narrow. People walk in the contraflow cycle lane. Further image of pedestrians here today: #168516. Overview and links of issues here: #164846. Wellington Row closure diversion ro ... [more]

End of cycle contraflow, Ely

Cycle contraflow towards Ely cathedral

Goodsway Covid branded eastbound pop up cycle lane Location: St. Pancras and Somers Town, Camden (England, UK)

The Wibbly Wobbly Cycle Lane

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. For all captions about this cycle and turning circle see: #167286

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. For all captions about this cycle and turning circle see: #167286

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. For all captions about this cycle and turning circle see: #167286

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. The rider can only exit backwards. But it's into an advisory contraflow cycle lane. And there's no drop kerb. Visibility is poor and there's a risk of damaging t ... [more]

Revamped contraflow cycle track in Gourock Street, replacing a painted lane.

[Image taken 9.4.21] Rougier Street, York. The driver of a Travelodge vehicle avoids loading taking place on the left but uses the contraflow cycle lane to do so. At the junction, a metre further up, the driver turns right (not shown) and t ... [more]

The contraflow cycle track on Torrisdale Street, here being used in the with-flow direction.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane with orca protection. The traffic island here has been made less obstructive too.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane now has protection from orcas. So taxi driver parks on footway at a pedestrian crossing point instead.

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 man ... [more]

A one-way sign used on Argyle Street where there is a contraflow cycle lane. The vehicles parked in the layby ahead will have been driven in the bus lane.

[Image taken 20.3.21] Typical scenario on Tanner Row, York. Any vehicle stopped for any time on this very narrow street creates a hazard for people cycling in the contraflow cycle lane. See also: signs: #165822. Issues for cyclists: #164848

[Image taken 20.3.21] Tanner Row, York. The cyclist could not manoeuvre his bike out of the racks backwards as the Tier scooter bays are too close unless you lift your cycle and turn it in stages. However, exiting forwards onto Tanner Row y ... [more]

[Image taken 20.3.21] Tanner Row, York. The Tier scooter parking is too close to the Sheffields. (For all related issues and images see: #164846.) This cyclist started to try to take his bike out backwards but would have had to lift it. So ... [more]

[Image taken 20.3.21] York. Contraflow cycle lane signs both sides of Tanner Row viewed at the turn from North Street (junction with Wellington Row). See also: (Signs visibility): #165815, #165816, #165817.

[Image taken 20.3.21] York. Contraflow cycle lane signs both sides of Tanner Row viewed on approach from North Street (direction of Wellington Row) if you were passing a vehicle parked in the space on the left. The route is very popular wit ... [more]

[Image taken 20.3.21] York. Contraflow cycle lane signs both sides of Tanner Row viewed on approach from North Street (direction of Wellington Row) if you are close to the kerb. See also: (Signs visibility): #165815, #165817, #165818.

[Image taken 20.3.21] York. Contraflow cycle lane signs both sides of Tanner Row, York at the approach for all traffic on Wellington Row/North Street (direction of Rougier Street). See also: (Signs visibility): #165816, #165817, #165818.

The newly reversed cycle contraflow is marked on the carriageway but not yet on the signs.

[Image taken 3.3.21] At Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, the new hire scooter bays are too close to the existing Sheffields. A badly parked cycle means access is difficult or blocked see also: #168513. The scooter bays n ... [more]

[Image taken 3.3.21] At Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, the new hire scooter bays are too close to the existing Sheffields. For all related issues and images see: #164846

[Image taken 3.3.21] At Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, there are parked vehicles. This reduces the width of the carriageway and means drivers use the advisory contraflow cycle lane often even when there is a person on ... [more]

[Image taken 3.3.21] At Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, there's no step-free access to/from the cycle parking. But also no 'escape route' for when drivers use the advisory contraflow cycle lane despite someone on a cycl ... [more]

[Image taken 3.3.21] At Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, the only drop kerb (step-free) access to/from the cycle parking. It's tight, it's behind a signpost. Access is from a busy road and from a contraflow advisory cycl ... [more]

[Image taken 3.3.21] Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, a driver swerves into the contraflow advisory cycle lane to avoid three parked vehicles. (Please note I was not in the advisory cycle lane when I took this image.) Fo ... [more]

[Image taken 3.3.21] Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York. One driver was already parked when I arrived and was not in the vehicle. Another arrived and stopped on the junction with Rougier Street and left his vehicle. The del ... [more]

[Update: see: #172110, #172114.] [Image taken 2.3.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. This triangle is cluttered. It has bus stops along the Rougier Street side, with shelters and bus stop signs. There's a new info 'totem' ( ... [more]

New cycle contraflow sign following the installation of a modal filter on Panton St.

Panton Street, Cambridge

Panton Street, Cambridge Conflicting signage: one way arrows and a sign that shows contraflow cycling.

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Norwich Street, Cambridge Note: there is lots of informal cycle parking against properties on this street (with mixed levels of security) and no official cycle parking stands on the street.

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Panton Street experimental traffic order allowing two-way cycling and prohibiting through motor traffic.

Panton Street the section beyond the junction with Saxon Street on the right is now two-way for all traffic. This is to allow access to the school and university car park. Before the junction Panton Street is one way towards the camera b ... [more]

Panton Street has an experimental traffic order changing this section to one-way except cycles.

Panton Street two-way for cycling at last (experimental order).

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

Intermittent armadillo protection for cycle lane on Gorbals Street and onto Victoria Bridge.

The cycle route crosses Govan Road from Burleigh Street to Pearce Street.

Protected contraflow cycle track next to marked loading bay on Burleigh Street.

Incorrect signage and obstructive parking on the Burleigh Street contraflow cycle lane. Room for some cycle parking.

Drummond Street two way cycling

New contraflow cycle lane, blocked by a Royal Mail van which forces cyclists out into oncoming traffic.

The wet tyre tracks in the Gordon Street contraflow cycle lane reveal that some motorists are entering it in lieu of slowing down to make a tighter turn.

Cockburn Street contraflow signs

The pop-up contraflow cycle lane in Gordon Street, outside Central Station. The temporary 'One Way' signs are incorrect.

The pop-up contraflow cycle lane in Gordon Street, signed with temporary 'No Entry' signs, one of which has an 'except cyclists' plate below it, in place of the more usual 'except cycles'. The usual 'No Motor Vehicles' signs have been cover ... [more]

@MCRCycleSam @RantyHighwayman @CyclingSurgeon @theJeremyVine I guess we should also factor in that you’ll have double deckers coming straight at nearly on the line... 😶 https://t.co/6dNqsRA9eY [See also #139326]

A pop-up contraflow cycle lane has been installed on Argyle Street under Central Station, and other westbound traffic eliminated, in order to provide more space for pedestrians on the opposite footway. Temporary 'No Entry' signs have been p ... [more]

We asked for #SpaceForPeople, but we didn’t ask for skinny lanes, no segregation, and real life experience of the surface of the moon! We can do better! ☹️ https://t.co/dHxTevjhpx [See also #139536]

Another view of the contraflow cycle lane on Argyle Street. The cycle lanes could easily have been painted with a smoother transition in road position. See also #139322.

The contraflow cycle lane on Argyle Street has an abrupt change of direction, following the kerb. See also #139324.

A contraflow cycle lane has been created on Argyle Street, but it is full of broken asphalt and dislodged stonework, and is nowhere near a smooth ride. With on-coming vehicles now in the centre of the carriageway (as in #139536), less oppor ... [more]

Crowland Road, Stamford Hill contraflow cycling permitted.

Contra flow cycling affirmed by this sign, but see #137443.

Signed cycle route on a major urban road.

The contraflow cycle lane in Blythswood Street has been obstructed by a fallen over fence.

Walking across Paris this morning to get my TGV was impressed by numbers of people cycling on a grey drizzly day. 2nd photo shows space given back to pedestrians: looks like a footway painted bike track has been removed, now there's an on-r ... [more]

Cyclists are supposed to turn right only because they can't be trusted to wait for pedestrians at the crossing to the left.

New contraflow cycleway and dooring zone

Winchester contraflow lane

A cycle contraflow on the High Street (without the necessary 'except cycles' plates), and some real world cycling.

Bolt-down cycle parking stands on the High Street, and a time-restricted exemption from the 'no entry' sign on the left.

Glasgow’s counterflow bikes lanes, used by motor vehicles more than bicycles. Counterflow bike lanes in areas like this need barriers of some sort so that they stay open and free to allow cyclists safe and priority when moving around. htt ... [more]

Contraflow cycling on London Road.

More cars parked in the Cardonald Place Road contraflow cycle lane. When I got to the traffic signals, I waited for two pedestrian phases and still the cycle phase did not happen.

A private hire car parked on double yellow lines, in a contraflow cycle lane, and partly on the footway.

Oslo contra flow

A taxi parked in the contraflow cycle lane on Broadway.

A contraflow cycle lane on Broadway.

A contraflow cycle lane on Great Horton Road, heading towards the University of Bradford.

Contraflow cycling on Morley Street, a quiet road alongside the Alhambra Theatre.

A variety of traffic restrictions, including a contraflow cycle lane on Broadway.

A car driver parked on the contraflow cycle lane in Broadway, and another in the bus stop.

Contraflow cycling in Milk Street, Shrewsbury.

Signage for NCN routes 7 and 10 at the top of the ramp from Viaduct Estate Road. The routes head west to cross Bridge Street and then head east along the far side of the dual carriageway.

A contraflow cycle track between Viaduct Estate Road and Bridge Street. The footway style cycle track becomes a painted lane part of the way up the ramp.

Welcome to the National Cycle Network! NCN routes 7 and 10 on the path to the left have no directional signage, just stickers, while the routes ahead - 7, 10 and not mentioned leading to 72 - have just a sign facing those coming from the pa ... [more]

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