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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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Bridgewater Way (RCN 82) goes up these steps to merge with the Runcorn Loop Cycleway - and then follows a ramp back down to the canal. It is much more sensible to keep to the tow path.

Very muddy surface on this stretch of the Bridgewater Way (RCN 82)

Steps - not the ideal choice of route for the Runcorn Loop Cycleway.

More leaf mess on the South Bank cycle path.

The Clyde Walkway needs swept, like many off-road cyclepaths in Glasgow.

At a path junction like this I'd expect the corners to be filled in. I guess at some point the vacant plots of land will be developed and the opportunity to do this missed.

Cycleway gives way to office entrance - give way markings have been buried unded tactile paving.

cycle path gives way to office entrance.

Cycle Route ends - and drops of a newly installed full height kerb.

Signs and markings saying that bikes don't have priority.

Salford Broadway Needs wider pavement to get passed bus stop. This cycleway is a good alternative route from Eccles to Manchester to avoid the tram rails on Eccles New Road #70272

Obvious potential for a riverside cycle route in Siem Riep.

Broadheath Trafford George Richards Way outside Asda. The new road layout has not replaced the cycle icons to denote segregated/shared footpath Worse the bus shelter is placed in the cycle lane ! Would help to have a couple of dropped kerbs ... [more]

More tree root damage to the path at Sighthill.

Damage to the cycle path at Sighthill, caused by tree roots, making this half of the path unusable.

No improvement to the narrow traffic island at the St Rollox Brae junction.

The path from Vaila St to Balmore Road, and its connection onto the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath.

Palmer's Walk cycling being pushed to be banned. Local residents pushing for banning, at the Members' Steering Group, February 2017.

The path between Langa St and Vaila St, with its usual covering of glass.

Fiddle pavement conversion results in absurdly short stretches of shared use and completely unprotected crossing of the entry and exit arms of the roundabout.

Pavement conversion has an uprotected crossing of the busy exit and entry arms of a high speed roundabout

Shared use pavement. No adaption whatsoever other than the blue sign to make it usable by cyclists.

Narrow shared-use footway to access toucan crossing on Stonewell.

Not the prettiest of underpasses, and narrow with a corner at one end.

Path towards Lancaster, needing swept of decaying leaf mess in several locations.

The Temple Mills cycle lane water feature is fully stocked. @wfcouncil @NewhamLondon https://t.co/IRq9rATGlM

There might eventually be a short stretch of decent riverside cycleway here in Kuala Lumpur - but this needs to be done much better.

@GlasgowCC and there is no pavement alternative https://t.co/75bkyQMT2z

Cliddesden Road subway (NCN23) flooded again Location: , Basingstoke and Deane Borough (England, United Kingdom) The cycle track through this subway frequently floods at the northern end due to poor drainage

A slightly better approach to the monument than in #86781, but that kerb line sticks out into the cyclepath and might catch someone out.

Although there are no shared-use signs, the position of this little NCN sign suggests that all cyclists are expected to use this bog standard footway when following the National Cycle Network routes. Or at least that squares with the work-a ... [more]

Bizarre cycle lane merges onto the wrong side of the road and then ends abruptly at a give way marking.

The short and pretty pointless stretch of shared-use footway by the A30 roundabout leads only to McDonald's! Not even a link to take cyclists off the old A30 here. I wonder who paid for this?

This is not officially shared-use, but should be.

Unsigned approach to the tunnel beneath the railway.

@citycyclists @AlternativeDfT That's nothing:check out this beauty in Hackney. https://t.co/uqrlL1PRvU

A very messy cycleway.

The cycleway right up against the A77 carriageway, with risk of spray and grit being thrown over users. Cycling By Design Table 6.3 says "The Desirable Minimum clearance distance between a cycleway and carriageway with a speed limit in e ... [more]

The cycleway right up against the A77 carriageway, with risk of spray and grit being thrown over users. Cycling By Design Table 6.3 says "The Desirable Minimum clearance distance between a cycleway and carriageway with a speed limit in e ... [more]

A section of the A77 shared-use footway in need of resurfacing.

A narrow bit at the bus stop. Hopefully this is still to be improved.

The dropped kerbs at the Tarbolton Road crossing aren't up to much, particularly the one nearer the camera.

Nice shiny crash barrier. Pity about the path.

The A77 shared-use footway looking towards Kilmarnock. Very little separation from the motor traffic.

The path on Low Green comes away from the seafront, only for cyclists to be directed back to the Esplanade.

Is this an appropriate surface for a cycleway, especially at a turning point?

Poor drainage on the Low Green path.

Broken glass on the cycle path on Low Green.

Apparently cyclists can't be trusted to cycle down this ramp without something untoward happening. Also, unnecessary pole clutter.

Start of shared-use footway, but no dropped kerb to access it from carriageway. Warning of pedestrians crossing, with location specified.

NCN 7 shared-use footway alongside the A79 at Prestwick Airport. Just a buffer strip of coloured surfacing between the cycleway and the 40mph carriageway.

NCN 7 shared-use footway at the Prestwick Airport bus stop. See also #85965.

The shared-use path funded by Sainsbury goes as far as the entry to the new Sainsbury supermarket but no further - what would it have cost to extend it?

The St Albans Green Ring (signed for cycling) crossing the Verulamium Park cycle park (not properly signed)

There is a nasty, blind dog-leg on the Tesco Fulbourn path. I was hit, head on, by another rider as I came round this bend earlier this summer. The path continues straight on, to the left (see lady just emerging on a bike), but visibili ... [more]

slotted gulley cover could trap cycle wheels at this crossing

Incorrect use of corduroy paving to denote a segregated-shared-use path.

Multi-stage crossing with tight staggered cattle pens on the islands. Very awkward and time consuming.

shared-use bus stop

Cyclists following this fidldy segregated-shared-use path need to make a sharp turn across the exit of the roundabout.

Unprotected crossing of exit/entry arms of a high speed roundabout.

Two-way shared-use cycleway switches from one side of Whittle Avenue to the other - necessitating a delay to cross at the toucan crossing.

Shared use pavement conversion with no protection across entry and exit arms of a roundabout.

Fiddly shared use pavement conversion with no protection across exit/entry slip roads at a large fast roundabout.

Utterly pointless, short, narrow, green, advisory cycle lane

cycle path yields priority to a minor road crossing.

Fiddly pavement conversion offers no protection across exit and entry arms of a large fast roundabout.

Wrong sort of tactile paving used to segregate shared-use path. The corduroy can grab cycle wheels and cause a fall - especially as it is at a slight angle to the direction of travel. It is much safer to ride on the pedestrian side.

Pavement conversion to shared use. No protection across exit/entry arms of the roundabout.

shared-use bus shelter

Warrington Strategic Cycle Route 1 gives way to a minor residential cul-de-sac

Warrington Strategic Route 1 follows this narrow muddy path into Sankey Valley Park.

narrow cluttered pavement converted to shared use.

Cycleway directed to use pedestrian crossing illegally

toucan crossing - cyclists held at red even when crossing traffic is stopped - even when you press the button you are forced to wait throgh a compete sequence of the lights.

Toucan crossing with long cattle-penned stagger. The lights do not show green for cyclists when the crossing traffic is held at red. Even if you press the button at this point the light doesnt turn green - you will have to wait for a comple ... [more]

Dangerously thin cycle lane

Absolutely no signage for the new Trumpington Meadows cycle route to the left - how many commuters even know it exists?

Lazy cycle provision at Great Kneighton

Poor link to the cycleway in Great Kneighton

Appalling design - access road to the UK's biggest cycle park has no proper cycle provision, but there was plenty of space for it.

Narrow rough surface on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN62)

roots pushing up the surface of Black Bear Park greenway

cycle route from Woolston to Birchwood Station. Narrow rough tarmac surface is being encroached by vegetation

narrow poor-quality tarmac surface

cycle path veers across the exit slip road from the M6. No protection at all on the crossing and very poor inter-visibility.

Cycle path peters out as it heads toward the entry sliproad for the M6

Cycle path yields priority to entance to pub car park.

long fenced dog-leg between two unprotectected crossings of multi-lane carriageways.

An utterly pointless short narrow advisory cycle lane painted green.

tiny cycle lane - narrower than the sign!

cycleway gives way to minor access

Exit from cycleway onto Legh Street seems reasonably well engineered - except for the drain cover with slots that could catch a cycle wheel.

Loose gravel surface - not ideal for cycling

Junction where Warrington Waters Greenway meets Kingsway (A50). No sign or dropped kerb.

The Black Bear Park Greenway is narrow and poorly surfaced at the northeastern end near to Kingsway.

End of Black Bear Park Greenway wherew it meets Kingsway (A50). Directon sign, but no dropped kerb.

Temporary, I know, but a good demonstration of a lack of understanding (or care). Work being done to move the drop kerb around the corner (which might make sense). Work crew take OUT old drop kerb before finishing new one. Thus no drop kerb ... [more]

Trans Pennine Trail (NCN62) crosses a busy A road at an acute angle with poor visibility and no protection whatsoever.

Muddy section of the Trans Penine Trail - during dry weather.

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