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My latest @InTandemTshirts blog post is a review of the new (red!!!) cycle tracks on Liverpool Street, Salford which I think are pretty good! I'd love to hear people's views on it, particularly if you've ridden it! https://t.co/GEUr8Cmv4 ... [more]

A zebra crossing on the Bunhouse Road cycleway. This one has tactile paving for pedestrians on one side only.

The incorrect tactile paving (corduroy in place of cycleway) is still in place on Old Dumbarton Road.

Bradwell, Milton Keynes

Barrier on the track of northbound guided busway alongside the cycleway / maintenance track.

The Old Dumbarton Road cycleway still has incorrect corduroy (Hazard) tactile paving, and for some manoeuvers from Bunhouse Road, it is so close to the junction that cyclists will still be turning when crossing it. Leaf and other autumn ... [more]

The Bunhouse Road cycleway crosses Old Dumbarton Road without priority, and illegal parking restricts visibility.

Priority has returned to the Bunhouse Road cycleway at the car park entrance, but has been indicated by a random use of miniature Give Way markings as the only indication of this.

Zebra crossings across both the carriageway and cycleway on Bunhouse Road. It is unclear whether pedestrians are allowed or barred from the former shared use footway.

Zebra crossings across both the carriageway and cycleway in Bunhouse Road.

The new cycle track connecting the Tradeston Bridge to West Street. The route to the right is only for going to Paisley Road now, since the diagonal crossing at the Kingston Street junction has been removed and mandatory turn signs point to ... [more]

The replacement Clyde Place cycleway is finally open.

The replacement Clyde Place cycleway is finally open.

Slow for the incorrect tactile paving and portaloo.

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 first of the petty 'Cyclists slow down' signs in Dawsholm Park.

'Cyclists slow down' in Dawsholm Park, with barriers. The barriers have been repositioned slightly further apart, but are still overlapping, and do not conform to any standard for anti-vehicle barriers. Imagine trying to get your shopping h ... [more]

'Cyclists slow down' in Dawsholm Park, with more barriers.

'Cyclists slow down' in Dawsholm Park, in case you've not noticed yet another barrier on the path.

The Sawmill Road junction used to have the cycle path on a former railway bridge over the top of the road, but now that has been demolished, the cycle route is on the South Street shared footway to the right. The footway on this side res ... [more]

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]

Western end of new cycle lane Swavesey - Fen Stanton

The Sauchiehall Street cycleway is still closed for a short distance near Dalhousie Street. See also #172679.

North Moss Lane

Household waste site

A483 Llandrindod Wells

Are these warning signs really consistent with a 40mph limit as can be seen in the distance. I suppose a highway engineer would say “…it’s designed as a 40mph road…” and stare through you defocussed.

The pop-up two-way cycle lane on Royston Road approaching the Broomfield Road junction. Note that the cycle traffic signals are green at the same time as traffic is exiting Broomfield Road. The cycle lights were green during both general tr ... [more]

More debris collecting around the bus stop boarder, but correct cycleway tactiles, on Royston Road.

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

The build up of mud around the bus boarder after flooding, such as seen in #169649.

Two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road, at a bus stop boarder. Again, mud has accumulated at the bottom of the ramp, due to water running down the hill.

Two-way pop-up cycle lane on Royston Road, with a bus stop boarder. Again, the ramps are sharp and slowing down is good advice. The tactiles are of the correct type.

The Garscube Road cycle track at the entrance to the Oakbank Trading Estate. There is a flashing LED cycle sign, but this one didn't light up, unlike one further south.

The Garscube Road cycleway still unopened at Possil Road. See update at #171177.

The meeting point of Macfarlane Road and Milngavie Road, which includes a shared footway link between the northern part of Macfarlane Road and Killermont Road. On the right, a busy road to Canniesburn Toll.

The northbound South City Way cycle track is now operating at the Cumberland Street junction, but the southbound is closed off awaiting the installation of the two-way cycle track in Gorbals Street. The junction is marked as being for "a ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Crossing on south side of Tesco roundabout, Clifton Moor Gate, York. It is quicker and more direct to cross here than on the other side of the roundabout. (But there's scope for user conflict at this drop kerb see: #16 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Crossing on south side of Tesco roundabout, Clifton Moor Gate, York (see caption: #167812). Thanks to the dense network of offroad, segregated ped-cycle routes, this is motor traffic-dominated environment is quite perm ... [more]

Entering Slowly

The connection from Calder Street into the South City Way on Victoria Road. See also #167147.

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]

The South City Way taking shape at the transition between two-way and one-way cycle tracks at the north end of Pollokshaws Road. I'm not convinced the layout will be used as the designer intended. Surprisingly, no use has been made of th ... [more]

The South City Way taking shape at the Cumberland Street junction.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane with orca protection. The traffic island here has been made less obstructive too.

A bus stop boarder followed by a sudden swerve around a marked parking bay.

An old road repurposed as a cycleway.

Pop-up cycle lane on Great Western Road, at bus stop near Balvie Avenue. The tactiles are of the lesser-spotted Guidance Path type, in a rubber stuck-down form. I think the pipe might be the drainage.

The Alderman Road cycle lane ends by veering into a signed but not marked shared footpath across to Kelso Street.

Clearly fed up locals

[Image taken 16.2.21] York, Monks Cross retail park has a bi-directional cycle route around the perimeter. Pedestrian routes 'trickle' from the car parking areas to the retail outlets and must cross the cycle route. Some pedestrian routes a ... [more]

“SLOW” but no grit.

“SLOW” but no grit.

Pop-up cycle lane on Hawthorn Street. At this point, it is a door-zone painted cycle lane next to marked car parking bays.

Milton Keynes’ redway system

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Gulpher Road, Old Felixstowe

Two cheers for @LeicsCountyHall for removing this pedestrian refuge on the A47 at the outskirts of LFE. Was a real sphincter-tightener as it marked change from NSL to 40. Complained years back, but basically told to man up! So, thanks, but ... [more]

Who has priority? I really dislike the ambiguity at this *brand new* side road crossing in Beeston! https://t.co/UCNwpUqlI2

A Table Top Crossing. Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire.

Narrow shared-used path to Pembroke Dock

Shared Use Bicycle Path with a Slow for a side street. The design is poor as the traffic on the side street should be traffic calmed and slow for the Bicycle.

Manchester Salford bridge over River Irwell Trinity Way. A sensible way to slow down cycles. Bollards set at at least 2m apart with SLOW sign on approach both sides. Compare this with most other attempts some of which exclude all but the mo ... [more]

Latham Road, Cambridge

The path parallel to Whitemoss Avenue and then Churchill Avenue, approaching the underpass beneath Whitemoss Avenue.

The barriers that caused so much trouble (see #113028) were taken down this morning!

Going uphill

'No Cycling', 'Slow' and 'Beware of Pedestrians' at a cluttered corner on the Ashton Canal. Not built for cycling, so important that the road network is adapted instead.

'No Cycling', 'Slow' and 'Beware of Pedestrians' at a blind corner on the Ashton Canal path. Not really built for cycling.

Shared use foot / cycleway, alongside The Straight Mile, Hereford.

Shared use foot / cycleway, alongside The Straight Mile, Hereford.

Shared use foot / cycleway, alongside The Straight Mile, Hereford.

Raised crossing where NCN756 and Piccadilly Street meet.

A warning to motorists to look out for walkers and cyclists when going over the blind summit approaching Drumburgh.

A tiny warning for motorists to slow for the blind summit and look out for walkers and cyclists.

Another 'End of Cycle Route' followed immediately by the continuation of the same cycle route. Slow for and give way to anyone with keys to the gate.

Slow for a sodding gate post? Surely priority signs like those on the adjacent road would be more appropriate.

Excellent signage at the Scottish Water work on the Garriochmill Road access to the Kelvin Walkway. A short path has been laid around the back of the work compound to maintain pedestrian and cycle access.

Croyde

The Calderwood Road shared footway, with a bus shop, footway parking, and a pinch-point crossing on the road across to a school.

I'm hoping this newly marked cycle path alongside Whitemoss Avenue will be widened once the work behind the hoardings has been finished.

'Slow' - a path that needs widened once the work behind the hoarding is finished.

Cycle parking at the top of the steep bit of the hill, saves having to pedal back up if the bike is already at the top. But some proper stands at the shopping centre entrance would be better.

SLOW

SLOW

SLOW

SLOW

SLOW

Swansea cycle route behind a bus stop.

The usual obstructive parking encroaching the door-zone cycle lane and pavement parking in Alderman Road. Maybe it's time for the Alderman Road scheme to be ripped up and a cycleway built next to the footway and car parking placed next to t ... [more]

Broken bollards and broken speed cushions on Netherton Road.

A blind corner risk on the new Summertown Road shared footway. Note that the position of the dropped kerb discourages cycling away from the wall and towards the kerbline where there is better visibility.

Steep decent through Achran Forest

Bothceston Road approaching junction with Desford Lane

Leaving Botcheston

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