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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.

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 West Street access point to the Forth & Clyde Canal could use a dropped kerb.

No dropped kerb for access to the bridge across the railway and M80 motorway, connecting Robroyston Road to Winifred Street and the other half of Robroyston Road.

No dropped kerb at western access to motorway bridge in Winifred Street.

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]

Shows new raised-table junction (Canterbury St/Histon Rd) with continuous kerb along Histon Road. Local resident felt the junction was 'invisible' (and therefore dangerous).

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.

Footways on both sides of Mossland Road are signed as cycle routes, but the far side has the wrong type of sign for the type of cycle route. The footway then just ends in a bush. No dropped kerb to cross.

A dropped kerb is still required at both ends of the path connecting the Clydebank Business Park and Singer Road.

A diagonal road filter retro-fitted with full cycle access.

A diagonal road filter, with full access for cycling. But no dropped kerbs for pedestrians to cross by.

Fire Path in Balgonie Road, with no provision for through cycling. The sign has an unusual partial yellow background. Normally yellow backgrounds are used with a full border, to make the sign more conspicuous. No need for this nonsense! ... [more]

Fire Path in Balgonie Road, with no provision for through cycling.

The area around Crossloan Terrace and Harmony Square is permeable for pedestrians, but things could be made easier for cycling by installing a few dropped kerbs and connecting paths.

No provision for cycling through the road closure at the end of Clunie Road onto Corkerhill Road.

No provision for cycling through the road closure at the end of Ladybank Drive into Corkerhill Road, but since the kerb is low on this side, it can be bumped. Council policy says road closures should exempt cycles from the closure.

No provision for cycling through the road closure at the end of Moness Drive onto Corkerhill Road.

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.

No provision for cycling through the closure of Victoria Park Drive South at Westland Drive. A dropped kerb and toucan crossings at the junction signals would probably suffice.

No direct cycle access from Claddens Street and Claddens Place to Balmore Road, just access for pedestrians.

Again I forgot to approach this gate on the footway, since there is no dropped kerb to assist with getting around it from the carriageway.

No provision for cycling through the road closure on Albert Drive.

No provision for cycling through the road closure in Aytoun Road.

The path from the allotments (see #170043) reaches the playing fields car park via this gate. The kerb could be lowered to make it more accessible.

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 mot ... [more]

Building work continues at Clyde Place. The cycle track approaching the Tradeston Bridge has been rebuilt. However, the position of the temporary railing directed me onto the new kerb which I wasn't expecting.

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]

A road closure in Saracen Street that does not permit through cycling, against Council Policy. In this case, the location of some dropped kerbs make it not too difficult to get around, but may be trickier with a non-standard cycle. Saracen ... [more]

A road closure in Barloch Street that does not permit through cycling.

Installation work on a protected cycle lane in Royston Road. Alterations appear to have been made.

The protected cycle lane in Royston Road appears to direct cyclists into the kerb without warning. Further along it became apparent that installation work was still on-going.

A gate right across the carriageway of Bogside Road, hindering cycling between Millerston and Robroyston. There is no dropped kerb on this side of the gate to enable it to be bypassed using either footway.

An asphalt ramp in place of a dropped kerb at the end of the Stobcross Street service road, probably as good as the location can hope for. The path leads to the Stobcross Bridge and NCN756.

The alignment of Abbotsford Place is continued in the form of a path, but is blocked by the parked car transporter on Cumberland Street. There is no formal crossing or even dropped kerbs.

Maybe not terribly useful for cycling, but the path that crosses Buccleuch Street on its way from West Graham Street to Hill Street and Renfrew Street does not have dropped kerbs at either side. There are also some cycle parking stands l ... [more]

With the cycle route on Cambridge Street in the background, still no provision for cycling to it from West Campbell Street.

The shared footway has been built along Spean Street without any thought for those that want to leave or join the route at intermediate junctions. Dropped kerbs are missing at various locations where such a turn may be required. And foot ... [more]

A 20mph zone and recommended route for cycling into Govan, but no dropped kerbs or raised crossing to help pedestrians to cross the road.

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. Once in, you have to get out again. (See: #165819 and #165820.) In the interim, what had been empty spaces could have filled up. And the shape or dimensions of the new or ... [more]

wheeled in - there is an insufficient turning circle to bring the rear wheel in. The cycle will have to be lifted or dragged. Even if possible, for some people - including this resident - such manoeuvring is painful and can have consequence ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. Note the cycle is nearly jackknifing and that the person is struggling to keep it upright. Had she had more weight onboard - shopping, child seat, a child, the cycle might ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. All images showing this person accessing the racks here today: #167774. See also: all issues here: #164846 and links, Tier hire scooters/cycles see: #164663

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. This York resident has an e-bike. She uses it for leisure, utility and fitness. However, it is also a mobility aid. She rides with a family member who also has a health ... [more]

The northern part of Dunlop Street, looking towards Argyle Street pedestrian precinct. Cycle parking is provided next to the bollards. The two rising bollards are both in the lowered position.

The end of Miller Street looking towards Argyle Street pedestrian precinct. Argyle Street forms part of the Core Path Network, and as such cycling is supposed to be permitted. However, the signs for the precinct do not says this. One of ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. There's a huge disconnect between the new provision across Clifton Moor Gate and the routes to and from it. For example, Hurricane Way, is permeable only to people on foot and on cycles at the ... [more]

This apparently hand-made kerb will seriously hurt or kill somebody trying to cross it, especially while turning. There are dropped kerbs nearby but people unfamiliar with the area will expect to turn normally into the road.

[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]

South City Way at Bowman Street. In theory, it appears they expect cycles to be able to access the side road, but no dropped kerb has been provided to get from the cycle track onto the shared footway. And no provision for right turns or goi ... [more]

The South City Way cycle route on Victoria Road. Note how the right hand side of the cycle track gets narrower over the width of the road crossing. The markings should guide cyclists away from this area, where the kerb has upstand as the ra ... [more]

At most of the toucan crossings on the South City Way, the cycle track is flush with the footway adjacent to the crossing, but at this one, on this side only, the cycle track dips down below the kerb height, creating a step down, just where ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] The locations of the Tier scooter bays, the Sheffields, and the road (Tanner Row) on Rougier Street, York. (See also: #166751, #166752, #166753, #166754, #166755, #166756)

[Image taken 4.4.21] Rougier Street, York. For some Sheffields at this location, the gap between the rack and the road is just 104cm. See also: #166754, #166756

[Image taken 4.4.21] Rougier Street, York. The paved area narrows from one end of the racks to the other. The gap between the rack and the road is 104cm at its narrowest point and 125cm at the widest. See: #166755 and: #166756

Craigiehall Street meets Govan Road, but no dropped kerb for access to the NCN7 cycle path.

Path between Paisley Road West and Blackburn Street, but no dropped kerb at the end.

Cycle parking and a public workstand at Cavendish Street, but no dropped kerb to leave the South City Way cycle track to get to them. There used to be a dropped kerb and painted cycle track linking Pollokshaws Road and Cavendish Street here ... [more]

The pop-up cycle lane leads straight into a build-out for a toucan crossing. No ramp has been provided and the railings remain in place, unlike the other side.

A railing and kerb obstructing the end of an otherwise quite cycleable path providing links through the quiet street network.

[Image taken 16.3.21] York: Bishopgate Street junction with Price's Lane. The image clearly shows the space for passing a cyclist - advisory lanes - in either direction is insufficient. After taking this pic (from the pavement), I rejoined ... [more]

The signed diversion route is shut! Still no dropped kerb.

[Image taken 21.6.20] York: Bishopgate Street junction with Price's Lane. See also: #165589 I have uploaded it to show the narrowness of the cycle lane, the carriageway, the bend, the walls. The signs and cones have long been removed. They ... [more]

Access to the path to the Temple Walkway hindered by a kerb at the foot of a ramp.

[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]

[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]

The dropped kerb on the right (see #46778) is blocked by van parking, and the stopped up section of road is also covered with indiscriminate parking.

No dropped kerb to join the Colleges Cycle Route at Scott Street.

[Image taken 16.2.21] Monks Cross, York, retail area has a network of pavements and cycle routes including around the perimeter. However, there are gaps in the continuity. For example there is no drop kerb for pedestrians or people on cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 1.2.21] York, Monks Cross, segregated cycle and pedestrian routes end without a drop kerb despite the family and disabled parking bays opposite. By contrast access from the car park/parking spaces to the shops is kerb free and ... [more]

[Image taken 1.2.21] Walking route with symbol. By contrast the cycle route 'ends'. Though it is also the 'start'. So why the word and not a cycle symbol as elsewhere eg #156848? See also #162104 #162107 #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, York. No drop kerb to assist anyone who might need it and despite the disabled parking spaces opposite. See also #162104, #162108, #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, York. Pavement ends. No drop kerb for people in wheelchairs, using wheeled walkers, with a wheeled shopping bag. See also #162107 #162108 #162109

Signage for the Springburn Quietway, but no dropped kerb to join the carriageway from the adjacent path. Not so easy to bump a kerb having come up a steep hill. A connection could be formed with Hawthorn Street here.

Diversion signage for the Stockingfield canal path closure at Wyndford Drive. Still no dropped kerb for the path to Contin Place.

It may not be finished, but a dropped kerb at Panmure Gate would be nice. The path now leads to the Claypit Local Nature Reserve.

The Langlands Road cycleway restarts as a designated strip of asphalt outside the shops. Despite the tyre marks on the kerb, there is no dropped kerb, and cycle access is from the narrow toucan crossing.

An abandoned section of street in Craigton at Barfillan Drive. This could be reworked into a cycle link connecting to the underpass through to Craigton Road and the Asda supermarket.

The path through Craigton, from Drymen Street to Barfillan Drive, interrupted by a Fire Path on Carsaig Drive. No dropped kerbs for crossing the road. This path provides access to the M8 underpass through to Craigton Road and the Asda super ... [more]

The dropped kerbs either side of the road closure on Morven Street don't align. I noticed this too late and came straight off of the high kerb. See #152275.

This looked like a good cycle exemption from a road closure, but the dropped kerbs on each side of the strip don't align. See #152276.

Morven Street is a 'No Through Road except cycles' but has no access from the westbound side of Paisley Road West.

No dropped kerb at the end of MacLellan Street, at the path to Gower Street, although the kerb does get quite low nearer the fence.

Filtered permeability for pedestrians only in Dunard Street.

Filtered permeability for pedestrians only in Raglan Street.

A cyclist taking a short-cut away from the official crossing point on NCN 7, across the Riverside Museum approach road, despite having to bump the kerbs. There is a significant desire line evident in the grass.

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