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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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Greater Manchester Sale Cranleigh Drive one way street New homes (Trident Apartments) are built here with ample parking at the rear of the properties and yet this cycle lane is regularly obstructed by parked cars. Questions for Planning De ... [more]

Cycleway admits to being narrow.

Cycleway admits to being narrow.

Cycleway admits to being narrow.

The horrors of footway cycleways.

The horrors of footway cycleways.

A sign near here #97861 instructs cyclists to be on this section, which due to flooding has become really muddy.

flooding in the tunnel

This footway at Springburn Road appears to be part of the cycle route to Springburn, but there is a complete lack of shared-use signage. It also suffers from pavement car parking (see Streetview) on weekdays.

No option for taking a shortcut down the embankment. Pedestrians have to walk this unnecessary distance too!

So tell me again why there isn't a ramp from the far side of this bridge directly towards Strathclyde Country Park to the right?

The most indirect route possible has been chosen for the cycle route between Bothwell and Strathclyde Country Park through the Raith Interchange.

I did suggest at a meeting with Transport Scotland that they link the two bridges across the Raith Interchange roundabout with a bridge over the M74 motorway, creating a far more direct route. But they weren't having it. "Eyesore" or "distr ... [more]

The path linking Bothwell and the Raith Interchange shared-use paths still looks like a building site, despite the motorway junction having been open for several months.

The southern footway of Pacific Drive has now been declared as shared use. For no obvious reason, it does not have the marked "buffer zone" that Govan Road (see #97688), rebuilt at the same time, has. Note also the bus stops on the main ... [more]

The northern footway of Govan Road, between Harvie Street and Pacific Drive, has been rebuilt as shared use, including a marked buffer zone between it and the carriageway. However, the dropped kerb for anyone exiting Festival Park now has a ... [more]

looking east on Reading Road A329 towards Woosehill roundabout. Both pavements are poor-quality shared use paths, planned to become part of the NCN422 Location: , Woosehill (England, United Kingdom)

Looking west along Reading Road A329 - new shared use path bollards have appeared on the southern side Location: , Woosehill (England, United Kingdom) Both pavements are poor-quality shared use paths, planned to become part of the NCN ... [more]

The traffic lights default to green for the road and red for the busway - they seem to have totally forgotten about the cycleway!

@CroydonCyclists rubbish and an inch of mud on the cycle lane on Ampere Way in @yourcroydon impassable on road bikes. https://t.co/nRdo0LowJp

Good segregated cycleway on route EV6 (Loire a Vélo) and horrible lumpy footway, Saumur

Dismount or use a mountain bike here on NCN route 1

Poor surface on NCN route 1

No traffic on the bridge over the New River - but there are no signs to mark this as the obvious cycle route to Myddelton House and Forty Hall

Very short shared-use footway!

CS5 crossing CS8, with no signs or provision for turning from one to the other.

CS5 crossing CS8, with no signs or provision for turning from one to the other.

Poor link to CS8 - dropped kerbs needed.

Poor link to CS8 - dropped kerbs needed.

Halfway across Wandsworth Bridge before there's a sign that it's a one-way cycleway.

Hewitts corner

The River Wey Navigation has a much poorer towpath that the Basingstoke Canal.

Unsigned cycle route which needs to be properly linked to the new bridge over the Basingstoke canal.

The cycle access to the south side of Woking station is not signed.

shared use path along Reading Road - the cycle lanes have ended in time for the busy junction Location: , Winnersh (England, United Kingdom) The A329 between Showcase Roundabout and Woodward Close consists of off-road shared use paths ... [more]

Cycle lane narrower than a bicycle

https://t.co/7wWYXezqJN Coming to the end of NCN73 in Kilmarnock.

https://t.co/UkHL3Ellvn The other end of the narrow path seen in #96166.

https://t.co/tsUEhTAIsK A narrow two-way cycle track between a new housing development and the railway viaduct. There was a cycle track here before the housing was built, and it went through a car park and was wider (see old Google Stree ... [more]

https://t.co/be8zHvIyee Toucan crossing for NCN73, and beyond that a cycle lane continuing along Portland St.

I found this cycle track today... https://t.co/x1sBUhD4QZ Toucan crossing at Kilmarnock end of NCN route 73.

The County RoW officer says that local residents object to the surface of the Grantchester Meadows path here being repaired "because it would encourage parking". Well the state of it clearly doesn't deter parking, people park on the bits wi ... [more]

Left-side cycle lane on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston - it would be far better to have a proper cycle way in the central park.

The Beach Street closure, through the Chinese Arch in Boston, should be explicitly signed as a cycle route.

poorly surfaced, overgrown cycle path

Portland State University - this should be improved for cycling.

No treatment of #SWCW yet, although mini-gritter was on pavement of St Andrews Rd as I passed. Will check on way home tonight. https://t.co/saBTHNxLdG

The short cycle link past the Anglican cathedral, Victoria BC, ends near a zebra crossing, with no other provision for onward connections.

It seems absurd that this is not signed as a link to the Flight Path around Victoria International Airport - I'm sure some airport staff do use this route to work.

No sign that the Lochside Trail crosses the road junction diagonally here

The newly built section of the Waterloo St cycle track has been surfaced with little stone blocks, and features this sharp deviation around a new layby. In the background is the toucan crossing across to the Anderston Bridge.

A brand new section of cycle track on Waterloo St, which has been surfaced with silly stone blocks, with little to distinguish it from the footway, unlike the rest of Waterloo St where the distinction is much clearer.

This crossing is the weakest link on the Lode to Quy cycleway

New crossing of B1102 near Anglesey Abbey. The refuge appears to be approximately 1.8 - 2 metres deep. Although this seems to be the same length as a typical bicycle, you would have to be extraordinarily confident to try and wait in this re ... [more]

On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway we found some potential substructure issues. Please see https://t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx for the full details and video. https://t.co/u6orHdxp77

On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway we found some potential structure issues. Please see https://t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx … for the full details and video. https://t.co/bPVMuDDlGE

NCR12 muddy route through Crown Lakes

Newnham crater field The start of the Grantchester Meadows path, destroyed by use as a casual car park

Very poor drainage and lack of maintenance has filled this path with mud and water. It's actually a hard tarmacadam-type surface on the right, but it's under a sea of mud.

Settlement at the south end of the flagship active travel bridge across the Clydeside Expressway at the Glasgow Harbour development.

A slight adverse camber on the shiny smooth asphalt cycle track.

Corduroy tactiles were specified in the drawings and corduroy tactiles were duly installed, rather than cycleway tactiles.

Good new route from Cambridge Regional College to Cambridge North station - but there's absolutely no signage from one to the other, and no indication that everyone has to change sides here. The usual lack of joined-up thinking and follow-t ... [more]

Very narrow cycle lane - obviously trams will just have to hang back and follow cyclists, but it's still terrifying just to see this.

Unfortunately inward-opening doors pose a threat to cyclists in this tunnel.

A vast roundabout and a narrow shared footway.

Narrow shared use next to a busy road.

Where the former railway line meets the road it is very unclear where to cycle next. The signs and shared use enticed us to cross here, but there was nothing more. It appears that you're expected to use the busy road.

Far too narrow and unpleasant, but at least it's away from motor traffic.

Missing section of cycleway, often encroached on by motor vehicles

Absurdly narrow lanes, but at least there's one on either side of the road.

These electric trikes only seem to use the cycleway.

I dream of a cycle route the length of Georgia's Black Sea coast, but the existing bits will need some improvement first.

Lack of cleaning makes this otherwise good path slippery and dangerous to use. It also suffers severe drainage problems near the old Ringley Station. Bury Council need to pay more attention to this track, just because motorists don't use ... [more]

Missed opportunity for a riverside route behind the new Public Service Hall, Tbilisi.

Staggered crossing via an incredibly thin central island. I think the Chreshire Cycleway (RCN 70) is supposed to cross here now that the traffic lights at Bucklow Hill have gone - though there are no route signs.

Crossing on the new off-road cycle track along Pekini (Peking) Ave, Tbilisi - just using regular pedestrian lights.

poorly designed cyclepath crossing side roads/driveways, looking east along London Road (Green Route) cycle path towards Ascot Location: , North Ascot (England, United Kingdom)

poorly designed cyclepath crossing side roads/driveways, looking west along London Road (Green Route) cycle path towards Bracknell Location: , North Ascot (England, United Kingdom)

poorly designed cyclepath crossing driveways and with a pinchpoint, looking east along London Road (Green Route) cycle path towards Ascot Location: , North Ascot (England, United Kingdom)

Cut-through needing improvement in central Hitchin

Good new Toucan crossing providing a direct route from Newnham via the fens to the station and various private schools - but it's a shame that the crossings at either end of Bateman St both have ridiculously long wait times for pedestrians/ ... [more]

Entrance to the guided busway cycleway is a little awkward

A minimum-width two-way cycleway and no dedicated footway means both people walking and cycling have to take avoiding action even when there are only three of them

New route avoiding Station Square - if only there were dropped kerbs.

Rubbish narrow shared use pavement cycleway part of a new development. Cyclists and pedestrians tolerate these things rather than enjoy them. They look ok here but the problem occurs at side roads where priority is lost. All they acheive is ... [more]

Taunton shared use footway see comment at #93459.

Taunton shared use footway see comment at #93459.

@BCCletts #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 light was fading. Using a filter and an arrow; waiting to shipwreck the next unsuspecting vessel... https://t.co/66Laza2kXz

#GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 multiple high threat ironworks ❌ paint added for extra danger ❌ in spite of this still an important route. https://t.co/PhgO2hne00

Waterloo St looks nice, but the traffic light phases are just wrong and you end up waiting at every junction. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/zC3MnKHLS8

Obligatory shot of the teeny tiny shared-use path on Broomielaw for #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/t49NgTnwsN

Tale of 2 councils: Part 3 East Ren let down by this poor shared-use path through Govan… which nobody uses. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/inGGil3vk6

Really unsure what this piece of lowered curb is for. No use for entering or leaving lane. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/lfFcROeUUt

Not quite so nice, junction on same path. Several near misses here due to drivers failing to giveway (or even look!) #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/Nhfn7I13Lb

This useful piece of infra (Balshagray Ave) is always thick with mud. Oh and overhanging trees. More cyclocross. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/AY8ltNssRA

The exciting end to two random blocks of cycle lane. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/OpcimhOLuY

London Rd cycle track/leaf trap (2011) 500m? Scrub/wasteground either side to extend. Spot the Shared sign in trees. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/CjLNIFO3c9

#GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 Torrisdale St https://t.co/5vuvW0iWQ0

Great route at #SWCW but no maintenance. Regularly flooded, full of debris, never swept. #GlasgowInfraDay17 #FitAndForget by @GlasgowCC ? https://t.co/iKtUIfndyL

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