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Access to NCN route from Sun Street difficult with my bike, a different type of bike could be impossible.

Milton Keynes redway system, railway underpass from Bradwell to Bradwell Abbey.

Milton Keynes redway system, Bradwell.

Milton Keynes redway system, railway underpass from Bradwell Abbey to Bradwell.

Milton Keynes redway system, railway underpass from Bradwell Abbey to Bradwell.

Milton Keynes redway system, railway underpass from Bradwell Abbey to Bradwell.

Milton Keynes redway system, Bradwell Abbey.

Sneaky how the final orcas move closer to the kerb, with the first one camouflaged within the word "END". Ninewells Avenue. @dundeecycling @RantyHighwayman https://t.co/kDtuafDe6p

The path from the Forth & Clyde Canal footbridge at Old Farm Road over to Netherton Road is in a very poor condition (still). What doesn't show up in the photograph is the step between the asphalt surface and the washed-out unsealed path.

Stamford - dreadful pedestrian environment. Although this is a traffic signalled junction there are no phases in that for pedestrians and no crossing facilities. There's a large amount of motor traffic and very narrow footways.

Narrow advisory cycle lane ends at mini-roundabout on Longcliffe Road, Grantham

Narrow advisory cycle lane meets a mini-roundabout on Longcliffe Road, Grantham

Narrow advisory cycle lane on Longcliffe Road, Grantham

Narrow link between Belton Lane and the river, Grantham.

End of the narrow footway alongsidge Belton Lane, Grantham.

Narrow footway alongsidge Belton Lane, Grantham.

Narrow footway alongsidge Belton Lane, Grantham.

Narrow footway alongsidge Belton Lane, Grantham.

A lay-by for a former bus stop on Rauhehorst at the junction with Nedderend, leading to the Nedderend underpath, see #161303.

Near the cemetery, much space is being reserved for motorised traffic and stationary cars. On a narrow pavement cycling is permitted. The road layout guides cyclists onto this inadequate pavement, see #178757.

Rauhehorst forms part of the spokes to the wheel around Oldenburg. It features narrow, segregated cycleways. Under the motorway A293, the layout leads cyclists off the pavement and onto a main carriageway cycle lane, which ends on the other ... [more]

Rauhehorst forms part of the spokes to the wheel around Oldenburg. It features narrow, segregated cycleways Under the motorway A293, the layout leads cyclists off the pavement and onto a main carriageway cycle lane, which ends on the other ... [more]

The car centric layout of Rauhehorst, with very narrow, segregated cycleways (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. The terrible crossing on this 50km/h (30mph) road by a primary school was apparently added around arround 2014 ... [more]

Pedestrian crossing on Rauhehorst, between Dietrichsfeld and the daycare centre (KITA) & primary school Grundschule Babenend. Rauhehorst is a spoke to the wheel around Oldenburg and connects to Bürgerfelde, Vahlenhorst, Dietrichsfeld, Alex ... [more]

The path between Ascot Avenue and Strathcona Drive gets very narrow at the gasworks.

Path from Strathcona Drive to Ascot Avenue starts with an extremely narrow section between two fences outside the gasworks.

What fresh hell is this?! https://t.co/lVyBASVowI

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.

Salford Bridges over Irwell . Barriers a little too close together on both sides of bridge.

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]

This footway is significantly busier than when the area to the left was a scrapyard and not student accommodation. But the COP26 diversion route has been signed over this regardless.

A busy footway that cyclists have been directed to use as part of the COP26 diversion route.

Narrow redesignated footway on expressway sliproad, with added fencing. When the fencing was installed, it blocked a dropped kerb at the toucan crossing ahead, but this had been resolved by the time I was there.

The path over the River Kelvin bridge is very narrow, so having this fence block sightlines onto it until the last moment before knowing whether the way is clear or not is rather unhelpful. #102680 illustrates the width. With the gate left ... [more]

"Doom awaits" - a fence blocking sightlines onto the narrow path across the River Kelvin expressway bridge. No such problems for drivers on the adjacent road. See also #175173.

The COP26 diversion route goes from Castlebank Street to Beith Street along the narrow remote footway, which has been signed as shared use.

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.

love parking with my fellow compact cars https://t.co/ShLC7KGlfe

The odd narrow footway arrangement under the Castlebank Street railway bridge approaching NCN7. There is a dropped kerb to join the path immediately after the bridge (see #173856), while the rest of the road is just a dead-end alongside NCN ... [more]

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

Dreadful footway shared use cycling scheme in Earl Shilton. At best the highway authority is trying to do something, but putting cyclists and pedestrians into conflict is not the answer.

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.

Parking bays have been painted on the road adjacent to the double white lines. Even on a bike, there is insufficient room to safely pass parked vehicles without crossing or straddling the double white lines. The parking bays and double whit ... [more]

Start of repainted narrow door-zone cycle lane in Whitefield Road.

Narrow door-zone cycle lane repainted.

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.

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

A narrow but step-free ramp down from Lenzie Terrace towards Springburn Road. See also #173030.

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

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.

Narrow and overhanging briars.

Gates across path off Forrestburn Rd (with desire line next to them).

Leominster has several narrow passages in the centre

The path between Balmore Road and Aultbea Street is poor enough without this narrow barrier. The surface of the direct path to Castlebay Street, off to the right, is even poorer.

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]

A challenging place to ride! It’s impossible on this bike to go further because the width becomes narrower than the handlebars. It’s not a cycle route but a gap between a building and a wall.

'No Cycling' on the narrow path next to Robertson Park. There is a parallel route through the park where cycling is permitted.

Narrow barriers to negotiate at the end of the riverside path in Renfrew.

This footway was once upgraded to a shared-use cycle route.

The bridge between the bascule bridge and the Inchinnan Bridge only has a narrow footway on one side. The access to the new bridge must therefore be via some new path constructed off to the left.

A broken lighting column on the path between Station Road and Conon Avenue. As is commonly the case, the lighting columns have been placed in the width of the path and not to the side, causing local narrowings of an already not particularly ... [more]

[See space coned off: #169690] [Image taken 22.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The cones no longer protect the space enabling people to move between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route to the city, hospital, river, schools, train ... [more]

[Image taken 22.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The cones have been moved. They no longer protect that space where the white car is from being parked on: see #169488. They also now reduce the space for people to pass through and are an obstr ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. [Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This path is bi-directional shared use. But it is only just wide enough for a couple with a pushchair. For other images on this topic see: #167979 and ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is bi-directional shared use. But it is too narrow. This cyclist (see also: #167369) has no luggage is not riding with or carrying a dependant and is not sharing the route. Add in other users ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Three zebras and some ups and downs later, the pedestrian, wheelchair user or cyclist reaches Clifton Moor Gate but with a further two crossings - signalled/toucans - before they get to the far ... [more]

Another helpful cycle lane [since modified]

Including the provision of cycle infrastructure as a condition of planning for private developments is a pointless exercise. This junk is in #Adare Co. #Limerick. I should win an award for staying upright while cycling with one hand on the ... [more]

@GlasgowCC Is this still a bike lane? Faded paint, totally unenforced, drivers treating it with contempt. St Andrew's Road. @GoBikeGlasgow https://t.co/1K0CTIfjrS

[Image taken 14.4.21] Sheffields (racks) at Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The aisle (gap between the racks) is just 187cm wide. There was no room for me to be able to reverse out without lifting my cycle. For a second view of this site s ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Sheffields (racks) in front of Boots and next to Greggs, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The aisle (gap between the racks) is just 187cm wide. The racks on the other side were in use. Baskets on the front of cycles of ... [more]

Impatient driving to say the least: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufYg5H6zsMg&feature=youtu.be https://twitter.com/carltonreid/status/1380591492629200898?s=21

That moment when you stop to take a photo and there's a cyclist approaching on the narrow shared footway and a bus approaching on the adjacent busway, before there's time to get the camera ready. All I could do was to move into the side.

Narrow public footpath behind the Pepys Way estate in Girton.

Public footpath on the right, gate on the left.

The path from Shields Road and Scotland Street runs alongside the northernmost section of Shields Road before rejoining the road. The asphalt strip gets progressively narrower, forcing everyone onto the cobbles.

[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]

[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]

Somehow most of the width of this road has been privatised with just a narrow footpath left.

Great Shelford Broken bollard was reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk?id=00358336 Update 2021 Feb 01: Received notification that the bollard will be fixed within the next three months.

Great Shelford

Kurz Bridge with narrow footways.

Cargo bike finally met its nemesis on @MertonCycling patch. This at the end of an alleyway half a mile long, no "no cycling" signage, and it's too narrow to turn an 8'6 bike around. Reversing up on foot it is 😡 https://t.co/fOgKLWAQqO ... [more]

90cm gap between bollards on the Trumpington 'strategic cycleway'

Chicane

Narrow Lane on Cambridge Retail Park, and there's a 5 mph sign. (You need to be pretty skilled to cycle as slow as that!)

Narrow cycle lane at Cambridge Retail park with a blue advisory sign that reads: Cyclists use cycle lane only

Narrow cycle lane at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Appearing point Narrow cycle lane emerges from footway! The opposite of a vanishing point.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Vanishing point The white line goes right up to the kerb where there's a lamp post at which point the cyclist disappears!

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

The narrow cycle lane markings on each side both suggest to ride away from the camera, but this is not a one-way section of the car park.

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