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A cycle lane on an already hostile road environment blocked by a taxi driver. The cycle lane leads to a slip onto the shared-use area at the toucan crossing.

The end of the cycling infrastructure at Carfin.

This is a good example of how a cycleway should start on a main road, rather than the usual dropped kerb, but the cycleway only goes around the roundabout and then is finished. There's not even a connection towards the new college (see #745 ... [more]

The end of the roundabout cycleway on Craigneuk Street.

NCN 7 leaves the Esplanade for a path across Low Green, only to return to the Esplanade further along.

Some mandatory cycle lanes on the Esplanade that fill up with parked cars in summer. A continuous segregated lane right the way along the Esplanade, such as there is in Southend, may be more appropriate.

Cycle provision on the Esplanade at Ayr switches randomly between mandatory cycle lanes, onto shared-use footway, then back to mandatory cycle lanes, without any proper transition.

A piece of cycle lane that has survived.

Crossing point on Newcastle Bank for going left towards the Angle of the North, or right for the Bowes Railway Path.

Sign obscured by tree, and crossing point to go back to the Bowes Railway Path (see #71016) or to take the off-road path towards the Harlow Green roundabout.

Right turns onto the Bowes Railway Path are to be made by continuing up Newcastle Bank to the traffic island (see #71018).

Painted cycle lane, and some footway parking.

Despite the painted cycle lane having finished on the approach to the pinch-point, these cyclists haven't reached their destination, so need to bravely carry on where the cycle lane does not go!

Painted cycle lanes end on approach to pinch-point.

The cycle lane has faded out! It looks like it was pretty narrow anyway. The junction sign shows the route straight ahead as being 'No Entry except buses', but this is where the cycle route goes (although there are no signs approaching o ... [more]

Can't help thinking this #Hove cycle lane could've ended better... http://t.co/flrsRyq2b5

Cycleway sign indicating a mandatory cycle lane in Rostock. A brown sign indicating a historic site of a Stasi prison. Location: Stadtteil Stadtmitte, Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) Street signs in Rostock.

Narrow cycle lane award: Moss Rd, Govan. The dropped kerb if you wanted to risk it is cleverly blocked by the cabinet http://t.co/1cxTXtRCrf

A latecomer riding through the junction, although Mr Motorist alongside me is somewhat far forward for red and amber! The two-stage right turn waiting areas can be seen in the junction. Ahead are the mandatory cycle lanes on Central Brid ... [more]

Approaching the turn onto Central Bridge from the south.

Approaching Itchen Bridge, at the junction with the 2-stage right turn markings. Note the cyclist using the pedestrian crossing at the far side of the junction. Although signs show that right turns are banned from this direction, there a ... [more]

The end of the segregated cycleway from Marsh Lane and the start of mandatory cycle lanes on Central Bridge, with motor traffic queuing for the Itchen Bridge.

@veloevol @cycleoptic @TfL Taxis still dropping off in York Way cycle lane King’s Cross despite solid while line http://t.co/IKRRT4UGjp

New, very bright, very, very short bike lane on York Way near Guardian. Pictured in its entirety. Hmmmm. http://t.co/uvOuwsqW9s

Titanic Quarter's finest! A cycle lane barely the width of the double yellows underneath. At least it's mandatory! http://t.co/LwGOSSIJww

I'm guessing westbound cyclists are meant to rejoin the road at this dropped kerb, but there's nothing to say.

A mandatory cycle lane on Myrtle Street, approaching segregated traffic signals. Traffic is busier on the other side of the junction, but no cycle facilities have been provided for the opposite direction.

Painted cycle lane on Crown Street vulnerable to motorist incursions, plus connecting cycle track from Myrtle Street.

Cycle lanes on Crown Street.

Ballsy middle-fingered response by Lynas to new NI Bicycle Strategy, WE LOVE DA BIKE LANES! #DeliveringTheGoods http://t.co/mRwXF0j7Tb

An unprotected two-way cycle lane on Ann Street being used as taxi drop-off lane.

The Milton Road mandatory cycle lane obstructed.

http://irishcycle.com/ -- Braemor Road Enhancement Scheme

Narrow cycle lanes in a 60km/h are bad enough on their own...

The cycle lane bends to allow cyclists a crossing across the railway track that is closer to a right angle, to minimise the risk of being thrown off.

Cycle lane for NCN56 going into park, created with just paint, no traffic islands.

The speed hump doesn't cover the cycle lane

Gatepost blocking part of cycle lane in Aigburth Drive.

Right turn lane on Ullet Road for cycles only turning into Brompton Avenue

A short length of protected cycle lane at Childwall, to stop drivers of motor vehicles cutting the corner.

A black Audi convertible with number plates MX10 XEM is often parked overnight half on the pavement and blocking the MCL on Chesterton Road. Here on a Sunday at lunch time. See also #48783.

A black Audi convertible with number plates MX10 XEM is parked half on the pavement and blocking the MCL on Chesterton Road on a Sunday at lunch time. See also #48784.

Car parking along entire length of contraflow cycle lane (see also #46174), and empty car parking bays either side in foreground

Car parking along entire length of contraflow cycle lane (see also #46175)

Contraflow cycle lane. Sign shows two with-flow general traffic lanes but only one marked on road, and cycle lane appears to be marked with both broken (advisory) and solid (mandatory) lane marking!

Contraflow mandatory cycle lane, with sign explaining the concept for motorists

A choice of routes on St Philips Causeway: on left cycle path goes to retail park and Feeder Road, main road goes across canal and railway to points further north

New section of road in between Gallowgate and Biggar Street, with short mandatory cycle lane.

Cycle lane at top of West Nile Street

Cycle lane on Cowcaddens Road, on approach to West Nile St/Port Dundas Road junction. Narrow shared use footway on right is Colleges Cycle Route (see #34173).

No cycling signs on both sides of the road combine with onstreet mandatory cycle lanes. Very confusing. On Francis Crick Way right south of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology by the Guided Busway crossing. As reported in the Cambridge ... [more]

View from the bridge over railway line on the new Addenbrookes Access Road.

New Addenbrookes access road with onstreet MCL. (approximate location).

No cycling signs on both sides of the road combine with onstreet mandatory cycle lanes. Very confusing. (Location is only approximate).

Lovely redmac and nice cycle signs, but the cycle lane could be wider, so its seems wide enough for this trailer.

Lovely redmac and nice cycle signs, but the cycle lane could be wider, at least if you want to ride freehand while listening to music.

Proper redmac and an elaborate cycle sign.

Narrow cycle lane on Moss Road

Yet another dodgy delivery to The Revolution - WP56 ANU delivering meat and forcing cyclists onto the footway (meanwhile the beer lorry was around the corner as required).

AK10 WJD parked in the contraflow lane on Corn Exchange Street; engine off. "Did you just take a picture of my car?", like that's unlawful or something—thereafter, it all unfolded. The driver didn't see what she was doing wrong but thankf ... [more]

Mandatory cycle lane on Regent Street. Delivery van BU56 ZCK blocking the lane right before a traffic light.

This taxi driver has managed to obstruct two cycle lanes simultaneously

AV03 SXR parked-up and dealing with matters most probably important. Any inexperienced cyclist could easily get injured overtaking here, especially as that pedestrian crossing is island'd.

Two cars blocking the Milton Road bus and cycle lane. silver BMW 3-series T387 HTR, was reported as incident CC-19062010-0444 and fined £30!

Three cars blocking the Milton Road bus and cycle, including T387 HTR, a silver BMW 3-series. A cyclists has to pull out into the carriageway while three cars try to overtake with insufficient space.

Three cars blocking the Milton Road bus and cycle, including S384 CPB, a green Mercedes C-class. Two cyclists have to pull out into the carriageway, while a compact car marginally passes the centre line.

Bus and cycle lane on Milton Road blocked southbound, near entrance to Westbrook Centre.

Red Citroen Picasso with number plates YH03 XAX and a silver Skoda Fabia blocking the bus and cycle lane on Milton Road right at a bus stop, while a young cyclist has to pull out into the main carriageway. All this is happening because the ... [more]

Silver BMW 3-series with plates T387 HTR just encroaching a little bit today.

Three cars blocking a bus and cycle lane near a bus stop on Milton Road. Among them the regular Citroen Picasso with number plates AY52 KZH and a red car AG59 LJZ.

Citroen Picasso AY52 KZH is another frequent user of the Milton Road bus and cycle. Reported to Cambridgeshire Police as incident CC-07062010-0560 and reference to the previous incident CC-03062010-0458 - photo #23120

Citroen Picasso AY52 KZH is another frequent user of the Milton Road bus and cycle. Reported to Cambridgeshire Police as incident CC-07062010-0560 and reference to the previous incident CC-03062010-0458 - photo #23120

This car was parked outside the One-Stop, right across the cycle lane, on Sunday at lunchtime.

Unenforced car parking on cycle lane, note painted bike symbol. V sad!

white van flaunting the parking regulations

Third afternoon in a row T387 HTR is blocking the Cycle and Bus Lane right before a bus stop on Milton Road. Bus schedule at the top of the photo. TXT response from police: "Good Evening, this is Cambridgeshire Police. Thank you for reporti ... [more]

Third afternoon in a row T387 HTR is blocking the Cycle and Bus Lane right before a bus stop on Milton Road. Bus schedule at the top of the photo. TXT response regarding incident CC-03062010-0458 from the police: "Good Evening, this is Camb ... [more]

Third afternoon in a row BMW T387 HTR is blocking the Cycle and Bus Lane right before a bus stop on Milton Road. This means that buses can't use the bay and can't even get close to the kerb. It also signals to visitors of the shops that it ... [more]

PMS Cambridge Ltd with number plates RE02 COH parked in the Mandatory Cycle Lane on Milton Road northbound, just before the entrance to the Westbrook Centre. There were legal parking spaces available on the opposite side of the road.

This bus and cycle lane on Milton Road near Mitcham's Corner, opposite the access road to the Westbrook Centre is frequently blocked by cars, here two, that force snaking cyclists into the main carriage way in front of cars going at around ... [more]

BMW with number plates T387 HTR does park regularly in the bus & cycle lane opposite the Westbrook Centre access road. See. also #23289.

V462 MMA obstructing cycle lane outside Abbeycroft Leisure Centre and Council offices - both offering ample onsite parking.

This bus and cycle lane is frequently blocked by cars, here two, that force snaking cyclists into the main carriage way in front of cars going at around the speed limit. Another cyclist is illegally avoiding this road, pedalling along the n ... [more]

This bus and cycle lane on Milton Road near Mitcham's Corner, opposite the access road to the Westbrook Centre is frequently blocked by cars, here two (inc. regular BMW T387 HTR), that force snaking cyclists into the main carriage way in fr ... [more]

Some cars are so narrow, they seem like "designed to fit in a Mandatory Cycle Lane".

Cycle contraflow completely blocked by MACC Building Solutions van. Occupants, in back of van, said they had to block the cycle lane because there was nowhere else to park.

W582 EOO unlawfully parked on Emmanuel Street, during the morning peak period. Note that the Royal Mail van in the distance (well; not that far, and that's my point) is parked in the loading bay. There is more than one van's length avaliabl ... [more]

B7 RAD illegally parked on Emmanuel Street. Driver not present in vehicle; not loading or unloading either; there was a bloke having a smoke in front of the vehicle who might have been the driver, but the vehicle is certainly unlawfully par ... [more]

The number of occasions fines were imposed for obstructing Cycle Lanes (cycle lanes other than bus lanes) between 1 January 2010 and 31 March 2010 contravening rule 140 of the Highway code in Cambridge. 4x £30 on Regent Street 1x £30 ... [more]

Yet another Carlsberg lorry parked on the contra-flow mandatory cycle lane, forcing cyclists into head-on confrontation with oncoming traffic. Registration YJ08 AHL.

Unknown van using up most of the contraflow on Downing Street; couldn't be bothered to get his registration—there's really no point; nothing'll ever get done about it.

CAT Scaffolding Ltd with number plates V353 FHW obstructing a Mandatory Cycle Lane despite space on the driveway. Cyclist forced into main lane with speeding cars and lorries. See also #22296

CAT Scaffolding Ltd with number plates V353 FHW obstructing a Mandatory Cycle Lane despite space on the driveway. Cyclist using the shared use pavement (contra-flow). See also #22297

Cyclists circumnavigating a white van stopped in the mandatory cycle lane at the Hills Road/Station Road traffic lights.

Renault Laguna Extreme Dci 120bhp (5 Door Hatchback), number plates LV04 NZT Newmarket Road (CB5 8JJ) east bound, between Garlic Row and Swann's Road. 20 April 2010 ca. 18:20 hrs. (reported 18:22 hrs. as incident 462 / 20APR2010). More of ... [more]

Renault Laguna with number plates LV04 NZT on Newmarket Road (CB5 8JJ), between Garlic Row and Swann's Road went into bus & cycle lane on Newmarket Road east bound. slowed down at (bus) traffic light, but went through red light. He stopped ... [more]

Renault Laguna with number plates LV04 NZT on Newmarket Road (CB5 8JJ), east bound on 20 April 2010 ca. 18:20 hrs. (reported 18:22 hrs. as incident 462 / 20APR2010) - “LV04 NZT” went into bus & cycle lane on Newmarket Road east boun ... [more]

Carlsberg lorry unloading to Revolutions bar at 7:30 am on the 14th April 2010 completely blocking the cycle lane causing cyclists to pull into oncomming traffic blind.

S354 TKY parked illegailly in cycle lane

Car parked illegally in Cycle lane

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