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The new cycle track connecting the Tradeston Bridge to West Street. The route to the right is only for going to Paisley Road now, since the diagonal crossing at the Kingston Street junction has been removed and mandatory turn signs point to ... [more]

The replacement Clyde Place cycleway is finally open. Here it meets the South West City Way.

The replacement Clyde Place cycleway is finally open.

The replacement Clyde Place cycleway is finally open.

The Festival Way / NCN33 crossing of Station Road in Flax Bourton. The single bollard has a reasonable space of over 1m each side and does not present a problem in terms of accessibility. Care should be exercised when crossing here howeve ... [more]

The route sign says "Primary School" but the dropped kerb at the junction is of poor quality, with no obvious dropped kerb on the other side of the road closure in Dowanhill Street. The Colleges Route cycle lane has been made narrower an ... [more]

The route sign at Kelvingrove Art Gallery has been reinstated after COP26. Interestingly, the walking and cycling directions to some destinations are different. The Kelvin Hall is referred to as Kelvinhall. The shortest route to the univers ... [more]

The Benalder Street/Argyle Street crossing still awaits commissioning, and signage for former car parking spaces awaits removal. New works have started on the Snow Bridge across the junction, making access trickier.

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

No further progress on reinstating the road markings at the newly rebuilt Old Dumbarton Road/Ferry Road/Benalder Street junction. All of the pedestrians visible are walking on the cycle track and not the narrow footway.

The cycle traffic signals for the Bunhouse Road/Argyle Street crossing still await commissioning.

The sign seen in #95295 to warn (or inform since it wasn't a warning sign) of the cycle track crossing has gone missing. Also, the tactile paving for the pedestrian crossing has several tyre tracks across it.

🧵 Took a spin out to see the finished Castletroy 'Greenway' today also. Awkward enough to negotiate on a regular bike, much more difficult to do so with a loaded cargo bike. How can something so simple be made so difficult? https://t.co/ ... [more]

The pedestrian crossing on the former route of NCN7, now bypassed by the Bowline path.

A direction sign for the Forth & Clyde Canal in Bowling, with a pointed end even though it is on the approach to the actual junction. The pedestrian crossing used to be part of NCN7, until the cycle route was rerouted via the Bowline path.

Crossing point with a dropped curve to path. Path is currently overgrown but there is a bus lane cyclists can use.

Crossing point for cyclists and pedestrians.

Warwick Road meets Histon Road and Gilbert Road at the Cyclops junction.

The cycle signals at the Argyle Street crossing have been partly uncovered. The tactile paving on this side of the pedestrian crossing has been removed, as have the bollards.

Not much evidence of there being a COP26 diversion route around this corner.

Back to business as usual with the traffic racing round the Benalder Street/Old Dumbarton Road junction.

I'm still not sure what purpose this isolated section of cycletrack is for.

The pedestrian crossings at Anderston Cross have been surrounded by hoardings, making sightlines rather poor.

The pedestrian crossings at Anderston Cross have been surrounded by hoardings, making sightlines poor. However, the lack of traffic coming from the Clydeside Expressway has made it easier to cross on red as there are more gaps in the traffi ... [more]

New crossing from Cookridge Street - now closed to traffic - to Park Row.

New cycle lanes crossing Calverley Street.

New improved crossing, Foundry Lane.

The crossing at the junction of Bunhouse Road and Argyle Street is still not in use.

Nice new raised parallel crossing in Bowthorpe where Boatman Way cycle path crosses Clover Hill Road. However, the warning signs from one direction include the Zebra crossing and Cycle route ahead signs whereas the other direction only h ... [more]

Painted bollards at Anderston Cross.

Unusably bad soft segregation has been put in on Argyle Street for the COP26 diversion route, and is dangerous for various reasons, including lorry parking right up to the pedestrian crossing point blocking sight lines. See also #175137.

The plastic bollard at the entrance to the cycle path at Dock Street has gone missing.

A direction sign for the canal access that has completely faded out at the roundabout at the hospital western exit. The pedestrian crossing is also completely out on both sides.

The narrow path to Inchfad Drive does not have a dropped kerb at the Kendoon Avenue end, even though it should be a recognised crossing point from another path directly across the road.

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

Waiting on red.

The Old Dumbarton Road cycle track is far from complete, and the raised crossings further along still haven't been started. This is on the COP26 diversion route.

Shared use on Europa Way, Ipswich.

The traffic signals poles have been damaged.

The toucan crossing midway along North Canal Bank Street has been installed, but the tactile paving is still the incorrect corduroy (hazard) rather than the cycleway type. The top surface for both the cycleway and carriageway remains to be ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this exact vantage point.] The cycle crossing leads to... the railings. How is this intended to work? How do pupils on cycles approaching on this side of the road reach the sch ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this exact vantage point.] In contrast to the other side (see: #174339), the only crossing here is for pedestrians, so there are only pedestrian crossing lights. See #174335 ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. Overview of the junction looking northbound. The side entry to/from Joseph Rowntree School is just out of shot on the right-hand side of the image to the right of the traffic light. The coach shows ho ... [more]

A parking bay painted across a dropped kerb, and duly parked in, obstructing pedestrian access across the road. Not the first time I've seen a parking or loading bay across a dropped kerb (see also #48651).

Still no raised crossing or dropped kerb to join the Benalder Street cycle track, which otherwise appears nearly complete, apart from the lamppost. UPDATE: These issues have now been resolved, see #175144.

a cyclist leant their bike here. Only explanation https://t.co/vmLh9GKEKP

The toucan crossing across Castlebank Street at the Glasgow Harbour development is missing its red man and green cycle lights. The road surface is also badly worn.

Looking towards #173895, this is where the Loch Lomond Railway Path used to start. Now the gap in the underpass wall has been filled in and the former railway embankment demolished, so NCN7 crosses Castlebank Street using this toucan crossi ... [more]

The footway on the north side of Castlebank Street resumes, but is fenced off just west of the toucan crossing (as seen in #173896). That doesn't stop people using it, and a worn desire line is visible in the grass verge too. NCN7 crosse ... [more]

The northern footway of Castlebank Street doesn't last long, and like South Street, has large gaps in it. A traffic island is the only aid for crossing. NCN7 shares the footway on the right with pedestrians. The site on the left is being ... [more]

The Sawmill Road junction used to have the cycle path on a former railway bridge over the top of the road, but now that has been demolished, the cycle route is on the South Street shared footway to the right. The footway on this side res ... [more]

The toucan crossing is used to follow the cycle route which continues on the footway of the other side of South Street, but there is a clear desire line for staying on this side. There is a short break before the footway resumes at Ferryden ... [more]

The building of the Old Dumbarton Road cycle track continues at the Benalder Street/Ferry Road junction, and shows no sign of being complete in time for the COP26 diversion route coming this way. There is a high kerb at the end of the cycle ... [more]

The diagonal cycle crossing from Bunhouse Road to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery still awaits commissioning.

The shared footway in Bunhouse Road has been covered in beige surfacing, except for a gap just beyond the crossing. The main pedestrian egress from the car park comes up the ramp on the left.

Just a small partly hidden rectangular sign on the off-side to warn drivers of the cycle track crossing at the exit from the Bunhouse Road Car Park.

Still finishing work to be done on the rebuilt Bunhouse Road shared footway, and still no indication of priorities at the car park entrance.

Still finishing work to be done on Old Dumbarton Road, and not looking likely to be finished in time for the COP26 diversion route coming this way. UPDATE: The raised crossing has now been installed. See #175266.

The paving may be fancy, but the toucan crossing is decidedly substandard.

The staggered toucan crossing on Castlebank Street at the end of the fancy bridge from Beith Street has a rather narrow central island, made worse by the railing have taken a bit of a battering.

The council has fenced off the former cycle off-slip from the Clyde Arc bridge at the NCN75 toucan crossing. This helped those making right turns by allowing cyclists to leave the carriageway and make the turn with the assistance of the cro ... [more]

The area underneath the M8 motorway at Anderston Cross is being painted a couple of months before the COP26 conference hits town. The Anderston Bridge, Stobcross Bridge, and various roads are proposed to be closed during the conference, and ... [more]

Crossing

If a gap wasn't possible opposite James Watt Street (see #173269), a cycle slip lane onto the central reservation island would be useful to enable a right turn onto the toucan crossing across the opposite carriageway to be made, and then he ... [more]

The lack of a connection from James Watt Street to the riverside NCN75 path and the Tradeston Bridge (visible background left) continues to make this a difficult place to cycle. A gap through the kerb and railing on the far side of the junc ... [more]

The Sauchiehall Street cycleway is still closed for a short distance near Dalhousie Street. See also #172679.

There is no easy way to get to the start of the Sauchiehall Street cycleway at Charing Cross. From this painted lane a left turn into the motorway sliproad is required to get to the dropped kerb at the toucan crossing. There is nothing to m ... [more]

I noticed this dropped kerb at the Advance Stop Line box and investigated whether it was installed to aid cycling from St George's Road to the toucan crossing chain through the junction, but no, it was left over from a pedestrian crossing t ... [more]

Council destination sign all arms pointing the wrong way, and narrow green strip cycleway poorly implemented and signed.

A widened and protected cycle lane, compared to what was there previously, although still gaps in the protection at the pedestrian crossing.

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

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 vehicl ... [more]

Sighthill regeneration continues. From the width of this path, and the toucan crossings at the junction, it appears it may be a shared-use path in place of the Glasgow to Cumbernauld cycle route path that used to be here.

Another view of #172734, showing the narrow footway between the toucan crossing and the boundary fence.

The ramp seen in #172741 leads users over a kerb when joining the Garscube Road cycleway.

Not a promising look for the Sighthill "cycling village". A toucan crossing with not even a bike's length between the kerb and the fence at the back of the footway. See also #172813.

Oh dear, they're real. https://t.co/5eDXgff4jr Simon adds: These orange flags are to be electively carried by people using the pedestrian crossing.

The crossings at the Old Dumbarton Road/Benalder Street junction still await raised carriageways, so these two had to bump the kerb in order to join the cycleway. UPDATE: This issue has now been resolved, see #175144.

The crossings on Old Dumbarton Road still do not have raised carriageways, so continue to hinder cycling across. However, the cycleway is still blocked further along.

The shared footway on Bunhouse Road has been rebuilt, but has not had its dividing line reinstated. The zebra crossing has a random section of tactile paving nearby with no obvious purpose.

The toucan crossing across Argyle Street has been replaced by a pedestrian crossing and a separate cycle crossing. However, the approach is a bit cramped behind a bit of wall. See also #173170.

Subsiding pedestrian crossing tactiles at toucan crossing in Dyke Road.

Signal controlled pedestrian crossing, albeit temporary.

The pop-up two-way cycle lane on Royston Road approaching the Broomfield Road junction. Note that the cycle traffic signals are green at the same time as traffic is exiting Broomfield Road. The cycle lights were green during both general tr ... [more]

More debris collecting around the bus stop boarder, but correct cycleway tactiles, on Royston Road.

The build up of mud around the bus boarder after flooding, such as seen in #169649.

The partly protected cycle lane in Provanmill Road is slightly wider than the advisory cycle lane it replaced. The pedestrian crossing is not working.

A faded cycle lane on Broomfield Road, at a pinch-point. It also leads into a chain of potholes at the bus stop.

The cycle lanes on Broomfield Road are almost invisible now.

Despite the provision of a sign proudly pointing this way, there is still no dropped kerb to allow cyclists proper smooth access onto the carriageway of Springburn Way from the toucan crossing across Atlas Road. Not pictured, but while I ... [more]

The end of the two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road. It just ends.

Two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road, at a bus stop boarder. Again, mud has accumulated at the bottom of the ramp, due to water running down the hill.

Two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road. Each build-out across the cycle lane on the hill has attracted accumulations of mud and other debris. Unlike the bus boarders, there was no indication of priority for pedestrians crossing the cycle ... [more]

Two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road. The previous with-flow lanes have been removed, the centre line repositioned, and one side of the road reallocated for the protected cycle lane.

Two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road, with a bus stop boarder. Again, the ramps are sharp and slowing down is good advice. The tactiles are of the correct type.

A Nextbike hire station has been added to Shields Road at the start of the Southwest City Way.

The Garscube Road cycle track is now open for business! Although the elephants feet crossing indicates to cross to Hinshaw Street, there are no turning restrictions, so it is possible to also continue along Garscube Road or head up Firhi ... [more]

The Garscube Road cycle track is now open for business!

Cyclists following the Glasgow to Paisley cycle route are to dismount and cross the road to the next 'Cyclists Dismount' sign, follow the footway around the corner to the pedestrian crossings at the motorway junction, cross over to the park ... [more]

The pedestrian crossings form part of the original Glasgow to Paisley cycle route, opened by Cllr Charlie Gordon back in 1993. This section is part of one of the many 'Cyclists Dismount' sections, and it remains so to this day. Nowadays, ... [more]

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