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Kerb upstand on eastern side of crossing is nowhere near flush. Upstand of 20-25mm is higher than my tyre.

Filtered permeability for pedestrians only. This road closure was temporarily removed during the COP26 conference (due to road closures elsewhere) but has been reinstated without including cycle access.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Deangate, York. Context: #182113. Two lots of racks in a very practical location, with excellent natural surveillance (security), and if this rack is full there's always the next one, and vice versa. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Deangate, York. The toastrack Sheffields (cycle parking) are too close to the kerb. I took the image for my collection of examples of 'what happens if racks are too close to an upright'. However the end rack supports a ... [more]

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.

[Further image of this issue here but also positive comments about the rack design: #182113.] [Image taken on 27.3.22] Deangate, York. Putting racks here is a good move. They are on the edge of the shopping area and very close to numerous c ... [more]

A new path has been built towards Kinfauns Drive, and has Drumchapel Way branded marker posts on either side, but there are no dropped kerbs or any other form of crossing on the road at this point. The original route of the Drumchapel Way ( ... [more]

Looking the opposite way from #180493, the Drumchapel Way path awaits rebuilding on the east side of Kinfauns Drive, but a new path has been build on the west side, ending at a Drumchapel Way marker post next to the bus shelter, but with no ... [more]

The obstructive toucan crossing with kerbs and railings on one side still remains unmodified, and none of the other problems previously noted on the Bilsland Drive cycle lanes have been resolved either.

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. The onstreet rack (toastrack, Sheffields) is too close to the kerb. Hence the cycles being unstable. Other issue this rack see also: #177527. Other images today: #177526 and links.

No attempt has been made by the housing developer to integrate the existing paths into the new road layout, let alone upgrade them. The path on the left connects Daldowie Road with Caledonia Road at the bus terminus.

A gate across the road into Cuningar Loop park, passable on a standard bicycle, but the gap at the side will be problematic for non-standard bikes and for those with trailers.

The road closure on this side does not appear to accommodate cycling, but there is a direction sign at #176164 directing cyclists into this street.

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 carriageway at the end of Park Drive has been claimed for a private car park, and obstructed by a lifting barrier. The sign proclaims it to be private land. This hinders cycle access to Kelvingrove Park.

No access to Blantyre Street from the Old Dumbarton Road cycleway, due to a continuous kerb opposite the junction. While it will probably only affect those wanting access to Blantyre Street itself, i.e. residents, access could have and shou ... [more]

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]

No crossing from shared footway/cycleway to sports facilities across the road.

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 of the entrances to Drumchapel Park have no dropped kerbs available to leave the carriageway, and also have railings hindering access. This is one of the shorter ones. The railing on the corner of Hecla Avenue makes it too difficult ... [more]

The closure at the eastern end of Overnewton Street does not provide for through cycling, the cycle parking stands are past their best, and the driver on Haugh Road has no respect for the road markings.

The incomplete Old Dumbarton Road cycleway is unusable for cycling, but is being used for parking vans.

The protracted roadworks to rebuild and extend the Old Dumbarton Road cycleway continue. The https://www.roadworksscotland.org/ website said the road closure to create the raised junction would have started by 7 October and Get Ready Glasgo ... [more]

No dropped kerb at the end of the path through Yorkhill Park at Centurion Way.

The end of Port Street has cycle route signage, but no dropped kerb to access the path seemlessly.

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.

The Old Dumbarton Road into Ferry Road cycle track is still under construction, and there is no temporary kerb ramp to aid joining the carriageway. There is also a drainage gully oddly in the middle of the westbound cycle lane.

The crossing to the east of Bunhouse Road has now been provided with asphalt ramps to aid pedestrians crossing. No sign of either dropped kerbs or raised crossings being installed. Incorrect corduroy (hazard) tactile paving is still in plac ... [more]

The lining on the new Old Dumbarton Road cycle track has been done, for the section that is complete (either end is still in construction), but there is still no way of crossing the road from the Bunhouse Road shared footway due to kerbs. T ... [more]

South Street carries quite a lot of industrial traffic, due to the area it is in. So the cycle route (on the footway on the right) is so unattractive to these two cyclists that they prefer this road to the shared footway cycle route. The ... [more]

Even this rebuilt entrance crossing does not have dropped kerbs for pedestrians.

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]

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 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]

No dropped kerb for getting onto signed cycle path at Woodhill Road.

The footbridge over Springburn Road is accessed from a car park at the end of Carbisdale Street, but there are some steps to climb. These could easily be ramped so this route is properly accessible. The footbridge itself is step-free, havin ... [more]

The road closure on Denmark Street does not permit through cycling, even though Hawthorn Street now has protected cycle lanes. Access for pedestrians only.

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

The tie-in between the bottom of the new ramp down from the Forth and Clyde Canal to Garscube Road is poor. A kerb blocks the entrance to the ramp from Firhill Road and a ramp has been provided facing Firhill Road but this appears to be for ... [more]

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 res ... [more]

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 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.

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]

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