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[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The Network Rail employee removed this split bag (therefore redundant and a trip hazard) on his own initiative. Context image: #172322. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.21] Nidderdale Greenway, Starbeck-Harrogate(Bilton)-Ripley. [Note: No street view at this location.] (www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/nidderdale-greenway-harrogate-to-ripley-cycle-route) Pro ... [more]

A nice feature on the cycle route from Cherry Hinton to Cambridge

[Image taken 13.7.21] Exhibition Square, York. Transformation. Including Buzz About York planters (see link on: #170586). Compare with #160828 and links. I'd still like to see table tennis offered in the city centre year round. There's usua ... [more]

[Image taken 13.7.21] Parliament Street, York. Table tennis in the city centre. Part of the Summer of Sport (until Sunday 5 September 2021) www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19433194.york-embraces-summer-sport/ Alas, these are nothing to do with me ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) Wildflowers make the area attractive for all users between the Foss Islands Path (www.itravelyork.info/downloads/file/18/leisu ... [more]

[Image taken 27.6.21] Hazel Court, York. This really is a great innovation from City of York Council. A queue of motorists back to James Street and on both approaches to the Hazel Court turning. On a cycle we could bypass the motor vehicles ... [more]

[Image taken 27.6.21] Hazel Court, York. Cyclist and pedestrian-only part of the municipal recycling centre. Bins for most types of recycling and some waste. Hazel Court today see also: #170920 and links

MAV (Hungarian Railways) has adapted some old diesel railcars to serve as cycle trailers, as Scotrail is (slowly) doing with its Class 153 railcars. (Notional location)

[Image taken 25.6.21] Hall Ings, Bradford. Bradford Capital of Cycling is split across two sites - see also: #170654 and links. This building has work areas in the windows. During the day you can see volunteer mechanics working on cycles. T ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.21] Rougier Street, York. The June 2021 newsletter of the York Cycle Campaign and the blog on the website (https://yorkcyclecampaign.bike/blog/) alerted members to this campaign (https://twitter.com/YorkCycle/status/139720 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Iron bridge over the Leeds-York line linking Woodfield Close (Bilton) and Claro Road, Harrogate. Mural painted April 2021. See also: #170566. 'Woodfield Primary' is Woodfield Community Primary School whose pupils you c ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Iron bridge over the Leeds-York line linking Woodfield Close (Bilton) and Claro Road, Harrogate. Mural (see also: #170567) painted April 2021. https://thestrayferret.co.uk/bilton-bridge-mural-to-lift-communitys-spirits ... [more]

Bike pump by NCN route 6, Castlegate, Sheffield

The footbridge destroyed in Storm Desmond in 2015 will be rebuilt as a foot and cycle bridge linking the centre of Kendal with NCN route 6.

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Looking along the ped-cycle bridge from the train station end. Compare with this image of the previous bridge: #169478. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The bridge opened to the public in April 2019: www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/17584357.yorks-scarborough-bridge-finally-reopens-4-4m-revamp/. The official opening was a couple of months later: https ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Panoramic image at the Marygate car park end. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The 2019 iteration enhances the riverscape for all users including trip boat passengers. You can see into/onto the bridge. The previous version was like an iron trough. More images of this bri ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The previous bridge also spanned the river Ouse but there were steep steps at each end to/from the riversides: #169479, #169481. This Scarborough Bridge runs directly to/from the train station ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers either side of the steeper of the two slopes down towards the route that passes between Marygate car park and the York-Scarborough rail line. See also: #169771 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The Marygate car park side of the bridge is planted with (what I think of as) wild flowers. This is the view at the top of the descent. See also here today: #169772. 'Blooms' at other location ... [more]

Bike pump by the M Shed, on the Festival Way and NCN route 33, Bristol

Easy ramped access to the Cross-harbour Ferry, Bristol

[Image taken 24.5.21] Marygate car park. The hoardings not only make the area oppressive and unsafe-feeling (a reminder of the bad old days of the previous Scarborough Bridge: #169478) but they also block the little light left. (There was i ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.21] Layerthorpe, York. City of York Council has replaced the slotted grating in the carriageway with a grille. I believe this is the safe pattern for carriageway drainage. The previous design was a hazard for people on cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 16.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables in this park. There is around 211cm between the table and the seating. This is comfortable and practical. See also: #167766 and links

[Image taken 12.5.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Steps with slopes on both sides for wheeling a cycle to/from a car park. See also: #168823

[Image taken 4.4.21] Near New Bridge Lane, York. This 'self service' noticeboard always looks well used. It is likely much cheaper to source, install and maintain than the glass fronted ones administered by the wards. I often stop and look ... [more]

Decent cycle provision on a refurbished Class 150 train on the Falmouth branch.

[Image taken 18.3.21] [Image taken 18.3.21] Glass Bridge, York between Scarborough Terrace and Bridge Lane. Looking towards the Bridge Lane end. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] York, Glass Bridge, York over York-Scarborough rail line. The image shows the Bridge Lane end. (The top of the steps is on the left.) The painting was made in mid-March 2021. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] [Image taken 18.3.21] Bridge Lane end of Glass Bridge, York. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] Detail of painting on Glass Bridge, York, looking towards the Scarborough Terrace end. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] Glass Bridge, York. The intimidating view of the ‘Glass Bridge’ as it’s known locally is mitigated this end by pink blooms on a white background. https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19161449.nhs-heroes-feature-hospi ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] The hoardings at York St John University, York are attractive but also informative. This section provides a timeline of the University. See also: #165292, #165293, #165295, #165297. (For all the hoardings images I've pu ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] York St John University, York uses the hoardings to promote itself and its achievements to all who pass by: staff, visitors, students, people working on the construction site. See also: #165292, #165293, #165294, #16529 ... [more]

Modal filter.

[Image taken 26.2.21] Marygate carpark, York. Compost John on the original traffic-free all users route through Marygate carpark. On the other side of the low fencing is a 4.5m covid-19 popup corridor carved out of the car park and put in p ... [more]

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. Depositing the compost at the designated area Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164367, #164368, #164369

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. Approaching the composting area Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164367, #164368, #164370

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. The storage container and a view of some of the Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164367, #164369, #164370

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. Arrival at Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164368, #164369, #164370

[Image taken 23.2.21] We don't have a garden. We don't want to put compostable kitchen waste into landfill though. So we have a composter. When it fills up, we bag up some of the contents and carry it in our cycle trailer from home - this i ... [more]

Bikes on the Exmouth to Starcross ferry

If you can't remove the barriers I guess you can do worse than build a path round them...

Bikes on the Butley Ferry (as used by Ralph Fiennes as Basil Brown in 'The Dig')

The C5018 from Nibthwaite to Monk House, along the east side of Coniston Water, was closed to motor vehicles for the summer of 2020 as traffic jams and badly parked cars made access impossible for emergency vehicles. It will probably be clo ... [more]

South Bend, Indiana, where Mayor Pete Buttigieg supported a "Smart Streets" program that addressed the needs of bikers and pedestrians instead of solely centring on cars. www.southbendin.gov/initiative/safe-streets/

Rapid video Tottenham Court Road to London Fields Hackney LTN https://twitter.com/iambrianjones/status/1343976392518750209?s=21

Marygate Car Park gained a 'popup' social distancing covid-19 corridor in summer 2020. [But see update: #168548] It is coned off from the remaining parking area - the strip to the right of the wooden fencing, bound by the cones. It represen ... [more]

SarisInfrastructure Deluxe Public Repair Station, from Mad About Bikes grant program for improving bike access in underserved neighborhoods, installed Oct. 27, 2020 by JUST Bikes volunteers: Luna's Groceries

SarisInfrastructure Deluxe Public Repair Station, from Mad About Bikes grant program for improving bike access in underserved neighborhoods, installed Oct. 27, 2020 by JUST Bikes volunteers: Cherokee Heights Middle School

SarisInfrastructure Deluxe Public Repair Station, from Mad About Bikes grant program for improving bike access in underserved neighborhoods, installed Oct. 27, 2020 by JUST Bikes volunteers: The Beacon

Two convertible areas on this international train between Monchengladbach and Venlo

Clearly marked convertible space on a train from Köln to Monchengladbach

Convertible space on a local train from Bonn to Köln

Charging point for e-Bikes (and restraining strap) on an Abellio local train to Wernigerode

Plenty of cycle space on this double-deck Regional Express train from Travemunde to Lübeck and Hamburg

Charging point for electric buses at the former Refshaleøen shipyard, Copenhagen

There's plenty of convertible space in Danish InterCity trains.

Bike pump at the access to the cycle bridge over Odense station

Bike tools at Aalborg Vestby station

Cycleway between Alconbury and Brampton. More photos: https://www.cyclestreets.net/location/152293-152324/

Bikes are welcome on the Hamburg S-Bahn

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Properly installed

Lifts in many German stations are designed to enter at one end and leave at the other - very handy with a bike.

Plenty of convertible space on this Arriva train from Groningen to Weener

Bicycle Hotel, Amsterdam

Some kind of bike recycling centre.

Made About Bikes grant program: Public repair stand, air pump, and wheel chock at Badger Rock School

Made About Bikes grant program: Public repair stand, air pump, and wheel chock at Centro Hispano of Dane County

The X46 bus from York to Hull via Market Weighton now carries two bikes (no extra charge).

Foot and cycle bridge over the A142 south of Soham. The obstructive chicanes that are shown on Google Street View have been removed, making this a usable facility.

Bike pump and Allen keys outside a shop in Kirkby Stephen (approximate location)

New access road on the north side of the A14, used for local farm access only.

Charging point for two electric pool cars at the Institute of Astronomy

Life-sized cold-cast figure of Roy Hawes, long-time farmer in the Blenkinsop Valley. Sculpture serves as a tribute to early settlers of Blenkinsop Valley.

A56 Stretford Manchester - Drivers can get out of the way of emergency vehicles when safe . Cyclists will slow or stop for you to enter cycle way #safestreetstrafford #safestreetssavelives demo by @onetrafford https://twitter.com/Cyclins ... [more]

URmston Manchester m41 . A well used path especially during the Covic19 emergency and after recent improvements to paths and removal of hard barriers

Guter Rastplatz für Radfahrer mit Reparaturständer am ehem. Bahnhof Rieder

Ladestation für Elektroauto und Stellplatz des Carsharing Autos von www.Carsharing-Kaufbeuren.de

The new Carmarthen Bay ferry - between Llansteffan and Ferryside - carries bikes - < Bicycles can be carried in either direction aboard Glansteffan for free but at the owner’s risk. The boat has space behind the main rows of seats ... [more]

This two-car train on the Truro-Falmouth branch (popular with students) has an area with tip-up seats and four cycle spaces (2 + 2).

Inscription at the entrance to the Seven Lochs Trail near Balcurvie Road, seen in #112951.

Water fountain in Collins Court

This is how rental bikes are brought to your accommodation by Cyclo MVD in Montevideo - www.cyclomvd.com

Water fountain

Bikes on the free ferry to the Île de la Barthelasse for pleasant largely traffic-free cycling.

Superb surface, tunnel reopened (although at the time of upload the bridge on the other end of the tunnel isn't quite finished), this is amazing work by the council.

Ramped underpass to reach a couple of houses - Swiss infrastructure provision!

Excellent access for wheelie cases, wheelchairs and bikes to this Zermatt-Täsch shuttle train

Cycle racks on bus (also visible in the satellite imagery!) at the Barrage de Dixence - that must be a slow crawl through the 13 switchback bends to get up and down!

Painting on the Gable End advertising Garys Cycles in Sligo.

Lots of tourists rent bikes to cycle around Virpazar

A big improvement on the old crossing, which required you to lift the bike over. These gates appear to be controlled by magnetic lock (I didn't look closely but there's an odd lump on the side of each one).

Bike-sharing station and cycle contraflow lane

All the back roads off the A90 are marked 40mph - Walking & cycling friendly road

All the back roads off the A90 are marked 40mph - Walking & cycling friendly road

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