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Start of shared-use footway (with barriers around the corner)

The new protected cycle lane comes to an abrupt end before the roundabout and cyclists who don't want to use the circuitous and unpleasant underpass have to wait for a gap in the motor traffic and pull out to the right - why can they not go … [more]

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).

No cycle priority along Pinkston Road at minor side road crossing.

Cattlemarket Road under Bristol Temple Meads railway station. Clean air zone ends.

[Image taken 27.11.22] Filey Terrace, junction with Hudson Street, (looking northbound), York. Scaffolding on no 2. Drop kerb – in the afternoon/evening this corner with its dropped kerb is often parked on. No sight lines. No dropped kerb. … [more]

Dropped kerbs have now been installed to assist with cycling around the gate at Speir's Wharf, addressing the issue in #170157.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage to the dropped kerb and a considerable camber. As a pedestrian feel I am tipped towards the fast traffic on this busy narrow road. For some people it must be a considerable obstacle … [more]

A van parked over the dropped kerb that allows cycle access to Balvicar Street and Queen's Park.

The nearest dropped kerb to the start of the West Highland Way path is not convenient if coming from Ellangowan Road, and is located at the narrowest point in the footway. A second dropped kerb would be desirable further along nearer the … [more]

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

Crossing Booth Street, Stockport

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

The path to the A8/M8 footbridge at Viewfield Road.

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.

Cycle hangar in Henderson Street, and newly installed dropped kerbs for pedestrians crossing.

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.

Park Drive stopped up to motor traffic at Woodlands Road, but cycle access maintained.

Another view of the 'Give Way' line in #182981. Note the pedestrian using the diagonal cycle crossing.

A cluttered approach to this 'Give Way' line. See also #182982.

Placemaking (I think) at Ferry Road. Benches have been installed next to the bin, but still no restoration of direction signage (such as in #37216) for the cycle routes.

Filtered permeability for pedestrians only, with barriers and a lack of a conveniently sited dropped kerb on the other side impeding cycling. Not a major desire line, but I came this way due to roadworks on the main road.

[UPDATE: The works finished early May. All signs have been removed.] [Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. The drop kerbs look very new. (They are not visible on streetview July 2019.) Ditto this one: #181978. The one on … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Kathryn Avenue, car park, York Community Stadium Leisure Complex, Huntington, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This vehicle advertising the local radio station YO1 (https://yo1radio.co.uk/) was … [more]

An off-side cycle lane on Hopehill Road. I'm not sure what this is for.

[Image taken 3.4.22] Woodfield Road close to the junction with Poplar Way, Harrogate. This drop kerb was installed in September 2021. It had taken from 2018 or possibly before. I met a ward councillor and exchanged many emails with Paul … [more]

The start of the Ferry Road cycleway, leading to the Old Dumbarton Road and Benalder Street cycleways. The sharrows point cyclists along the main carriageway and not onto the cycleway.

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Context: #178364 and links.

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. Context: #178364 and links.

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. [NOTE: streetview does not yet show the existence of this ticket booth.] Context: #178363. The restricted width drop kerb leads into the ticket booth. This can be busy so it … [more]

It made sense to someone… somewhere… https://t.co/vptZitAdIL

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane close to the junction with Field View, York. The very narrow pavements in the other direction along Burton Stone Lane passing Mrs Greedy’s cafe (see: #176445, #176417), the solid lines of parked … [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 and … [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Elmfield Avenue, junction with Malton Road, York. The off-road cycle lane is wider. The access to it - the grey section to the left of the carriageway in the image - has no upstand and is long. This should mean people … [more]

The COP26 fence completely obstructs the riverside path that forms part of the Kelvin Walkway, and although there is a gate and it is open, it opens onto the remaining width of the path blocking it.

[Image taken 1.11.21] Aldwark, junction with St Andrewgate, York. Context and image of ghost sign/pavement obstruction this location from Friday: #175354 and links. Other image here today: #175443.

[UPDATE: Aldwark is open again.] [Image taken 1.11.21] Aldwark, junction with Hunt Court, York. Works for five weeks here. This means the filtered permeable junction is closed. There's no diversion signed for people on cycles. But a dropped … [more]

[UPDATE: #175443] [Image taken 29.10.21] Aldwark junction with Hunt Court, York. Ghost sign blocking a pavement ahead of a weekend. What this sign should say: #175213. Other images this issue: #175353, #175354. The image was taken to show … [more]

A van parked not in a marked parking bay, but partly blocking access to the dropped kerb and the path through Yorkhill Park.

Dropped kerb and wands added to join ahead cycle lane from shared use path at A14 junction 32.

New dropped kerb to exit A14 junction 32 roundabout if rider has taken old route onto road from crossing.

The Ferry Road dropped kerb (see #175002) did not stay clear for long. Again, materials dumped partly obstructing users of this dropped kerb.

Although the former steps connecting Milton Mains Road and Glenhead Road to the Great Western Road shared footway have been replaced by a ramp (as seen in #107326), at the other end the nearest dropped kerb (just out of the picture) assumes … [more]

Dropped kerb at this end of path from Inchfad Drive to Kendoon Avenue and Dunkenny Road.

The slab paving work at Ferry Road is now complete but the asphalt footway remains to be finished. Some graffiti has been painted over, but new graffiti has appeared. The obstruction seen in #173875 has been removed. The former cycle … [more]

The dropped kerb at the end of Ferry Road is now clear from obstructions (see #173875), but the footway surface is still incomplete.

The cycle off-slip at Finnieston Street allows cyclists to legally leave the carriageway and use the toucan crossing across Lancefield Quay to get to the National Cycle Network route 75, even when the traffic signals are on red. The similar … [more]

The one remaining cycle off-slip at the Finnieston Street/Clyde Arc junction. The one at #173654 has been blocked off with a railing.

A parking bay painted across a dropped kerb.

No progress to report on work at the North Woodside Road/Maryhill Road crossing.

[Image taken 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Many people know each other at least on 'passing the time of day' terms here. Likely because many are regulars - same time, same reason, same companion/s (dependants, dogs, cared-for people). But … [more]

[Image taken 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This is the limited sight line if you have stepped/scooted/cycled/mobility scootered/wheelchaired into the road for people crossing from the passageway that leads to Queen Anne's Road and schools … [more]

[Image taken 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This is the 'view' - the extremely limited sight line of the steep downhill, from the direction of Bootham, for people wanting to exit from the gap to the left of the railings (see: pink chalked … [more]

Image taken 4.10.21] This is the extent of the dropped kerb – 67cm. There’s very little turning space and then the width of the gap between the railings and the wall is max 97cm. Nothing at this critical crossing/access point meets even … [more]

Image taken 4.10.21] Bootham Terrace, looking towards Longfield Terrace, York. The entrance to the rail underpass towards Scarborough Bridge/the river/the rail station is between the bollard and the signpost. Road width max 384cm. In the … [more]

An improvement on #89968 at the end of Anderson Street. A dropped kerb has also been provided to access the road directly. There is a toucan crossing just off to the right as well.

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).

Roadworks continue on Ferry Road. The surface on the footway is still incomplete. Updated at #175001 and #175002.

The junction where it is proposed to close NCN7 during the COP26 conference and divert users around the streets of Yorkhill, Finnieston and Anderston. The carriageway of the road is accessed via the dropped kerb before the bridge, and the … [more]

[Image taken 3.9.21] Wakefield Road, Bradford. Innovation to create a dropped kerb for cyclists. See also: #173803. Context: #173801, and links.

[Image taken 3.9.21] Usher Street/Wakefield Road, Bradford. Innovation to create a dropped kerb for cyclists on a popup cycle lane. See also: #173804. Context: #173801, and links.

Shared footway on Smith Street and ramp into car park, and access to NCN7 in the background.

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 … [more]

A little bit of filtered permeability with the recent housing development. There's a bollard and a dropped kerb.

[Update: hedge was trimmed 12.9.21] [Image taken 23.8.21] Roundabout, Haxby Road/Haley's Terrace, York. Exit from Yearsley Pool. No sightlines due to the overgrown hedge on the right. You can't join the road network to reach the roundabout … [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 … [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.

Parked van blocking dropped kerb, and obstructing people cycling. No attempt to discourage parking here. Failure to reinstate cycleway markings after roadworks.

Green strip cycleway missing parts, as well as being poorly implemented and signed, and blocked by scaffolding without any warning or diversion. Dropped kerb blocked by parked van.

The pop-up cycle lane resumes, but only once the road happens to get wider. I bumped the kerb to allow the couple walking towards me to avoid walking single file. A decent permanent installation would not look like this.

The pop-up two-way cycleway, which only just began back at the Provanmill Road junction, ends, and gestures for cyclists to go onto the footway at the motorway bridge.

The end of the pop-up two-way cycle lane on Royston Road. The cycle route continues around the corner to the right.

Start of the pop-up two-way cycle lane on Royston Road.

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

The path from the footbridge joins Arkleston Road without further barriers.

The cycle route leaves the footway and cyclists can start cycling on the carriageway. A dropped kerb has been provided next to the one remaining railing (there used to be two).

The Hillington Park cycle route shared footway crosses an unused entrance on Mossland Drive.

The Hillington Park cycle route shared footway crosses to the other side of the road on the approach to the roundabout at Kelvin Avenue, then crosses back again.

The Hillington Park cycle route shared footway crosses to the other side of the road on the approach to the roundabout at Kelvin Avenue, then crosses back again.

The proper Mossland Road cycle route has a dropped kerb to cross to the entrance on the opposite side, but the newer cycleway on the opposite side does not have a dropped kerb to allow access to it.

The start of the Hillington Park cycle route, a shared footway along Mossland Road.

A dropped kerb and diagonal path over to the cycle path alongside Bellahouston Park. It's completely unsigned and unmarked, but it can only be for someone cycling on Mosspark Boulevard wanting to leave the carriageway to use the toucan … [more]

The end of McClue Avenue has been shorted and the area given over to parkland, but there's no proper dropped kerb to access the path to the left.

The Hinshaw Street cycleway at the Maltbarns Street junction. It is not clear what the priorities at the junction might be, but in practice traffic volumes are generally low.

A cycle hire station in Pollokshields on Maxwell Drive/St Andrew's Drive, and a painted footway cycle lane leading to a toucan crossing to the right.

A dropped kerb, possibly to allow cycling through the road closure in Dalziel Drive at St Andrew's Drive.The dropped kerb on the other side is to the right of the bin.

No provision for cycling (other than the parking stands) and minimal provision for pedestrians at the busy Wallace Street junction with Dalintober Street. A dropped kerb crossing across three lanes of fast moving traffic heading for the … [more]

The transition from the path to Bengal Street is a bit messy, since it is missing a bit of asphalt.

The footbridge connecting the two parts of Beech Avenue across the M8 motorway, and part of the original Glasgow to Paisley cycle route. The footbridge ramps have a single step at each side of the bridge.

Fire Path at Skene Road. There is no dropped kerb on the Paisley Road West side.

The path connecting Cogan Street and Shawbridge Street has been laid out for pedestrian use only, but provides a route to and from the retail park that avoids Nether Auldhouse Road, so would be useful for cycling too. Although there is a … [more]

[Image taken 31.5.21] Butcher Terrace, York. The drop kerb has been extended. Compare with: https://goo.gl/maps/dnXUQ9xDR5j2Xzjr6 On 20 Mar 2020 the then York Walking/Cycling Officer said he would ask the Environment Agency to do this as … [more]

A cycle link between Milngavie Road and Macfarlane Road. Each bollard displays a different sign.

Another gate across the road linking the two sides of Robroyston station, and again there's only dropped kerbs on one side of the gate. The next opportunity to leave the footways (which aren't signed as shared use) isn't for a while, either … [more]

The gate at Robroyston station closes off the full width of the carriageway, and a dropped kerb has been provided on only one side of it to enable cyclists to join the footway and go around it. The nearest dropped kerb on the other side of … [more]

The connection to Surrey Street from the South City Way cycle track on Pollokshaws Road is no longer marked (as it was previously, see #37220), but is implied with a dropped kerb available (although part of a pedestrian crossing) and ends … [more]

A dropped kerb on the path from Elliot Street to the Clydeside Expressway sliproad.

The path from Prospecthill Circus to Polmadie Road is being rebuilt. This end is pretty much complete.

Linthaugh Terrace meets Corkerhill Road, where NCN7 and NCN75 cross over to the footway on the far side of the dual carriageway. If not going via Pollok Park, northbound cyclists should stay on this side where there is a (now protected) … [more]

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