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Photo listing (good practice)

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New cycle bridge by the railway at Kingston upon Thames.

Workstands at the bike hub at Kingston upon Thames station.

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This link is important for work, leisure, tourism, community and… schools. All images of the newly reopened route (first week of May 2021) see: #168548 and links.

[Image taken from: https://road.cc/content/news/30804-lambeth-commission-spells-success-cyclehoop] Waterloo Road junction with Morley Street, London. These Cyclehoops spell out the name of the borough of Lambeth close to its border with Sou ... [more]

[Image taken from cyclehoop site www.cyclehoop.com/news/september-2013/cyclehoop-designs-unique-bicycle-stands-for-brixton/] Brixton Hill junction with Coldharbour Lane, London. Bespoke place-making cycle racks from Cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] The Knavesmire, the racecourse, York. This was a pair of staggered barriers. One has been removed. You can see the dark square of tarmac where one end was buried. This makes it much more comfortable and straightforward ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] The well used racks are on a buildout. They are protected from being hit by a motor vehicle by the bollard. Other images here today see also: #168484, #168485, #168486, #168487. And from 8.3.21: #165096

[Image taken 4.5.21] City of York Council main site, between Toft Green, Station Road and Station Rise, York. Cycle parking for staff. Spacious, stylish, historical. Other cycle parking nearby: #168501

[Image taken 6.3.21] Public toilets, St George's Field Car Park, York. Tier electric hire scooter and cycle parking bays. Plus Sheffields. Good practice providing Sheffields at toilets and within reach of riverside walks - you can switch mo ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. This is an example of good practice: cycle parking right where you want it, easy to find and with excellent surveillance. There is space around such that you don't need to lift a cycle or do multipl ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced racks with good surveillance that are easy to find. Other image here today: #168192 and links.

[Image taken 2.5.21] On the park side of the Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced Sheffields (cycle racks). They are 117cm apart so will accommodate family groups and wider cycles. They are also where you need them - at the parksi ... [more]

[Image uploaded 2.5.21. Image taken?] Menai Bridge. No overtaking sign showing cars but with text in both Welsh and English to make it applicable to people in cycles. In English it says: Except bicycles by bicycles. Thanks to Cycling UK's ... [more]

Inside the new tunnel where NCN7 passes under the A1(M). No lighting but light sides and reflective markings

The reworked NCN7 where it passes under the A1(M)

Supermarket cycle racks conveniently located.

Pop-up cycle lane towards Ely station

Cyclists Rejoin Carriageway - properly set up and far better than just End of Cycleway and Cyclists Dismount signs

Excellent - road replaced by cycleway

Closed road past the Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely

Cycle access on Barfillan Drive. See also #112206 from the other side.

Improved cycle parking at Kinning Park Subway station, compared to #36158. But old signs are still faded and beyond readable.

The Coton M11 bridge has finally reopened, and the Coton Path seems to have been rebuilt the whole way from the bridge to Coton.

The Coton M11 bridge has finally reopened, and the Coton Path seems to have been rebuilt the whole way from the bridge to Coton.

Poor stretch of path between the West Cambridge site and the Coton M11 bridge

Plaque on the 'CTC bench' - The Cyclists Touring Club Cambridge have met here since 11 May 1921 - just a couple of weeks until their centenary !

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The angle of approach is tight but the zebra and the sign make it clear it's shared use. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The bend on the other side of the crossing is blind and the angle too tight but the zebra is visible, and with the sign, it is clear all users ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This zebra across the access to/exit from the retail outlets isn't perfect (delivery vehicles waiting to be let into the premises completely bl ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Blue Bridge, Blue Bridge Lane junction with New Walk, York. This is point 25 (of 26) on the York Orbital Cycle Route (http://yorkshireridings.blogspot.com/p/york-orbital.html) There's direction signage, seating and a v ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. Like: #167764 this is an example of best practice - there is cycle parking where you need it. Also seating. The racks are well used: #166699. (For more images of the table tennis, including measure ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables. They are well used by all ages. The racks are well placed for players but also families visiting the park and playing on the climbing equipment just behind where ... [more]

Cycle Parking outside shops

Cycle Parking

Sheltered cycle stands outside leisure centre

Sheltered cycle stands outside leisure centre

Sheltered cycle stands outside leisure centre

Superbly surfaced cycleway alongside the River Lune

Superbly surfaced cycleway alongside the River Lune

Superbly surfaced cycleway alongside the River Lune

Superbly surfaced cycleway alongside the River Lune

Milepost

Milepost

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton, Moor Gate, York. Narrow Lane Do Not Overtake Cyclists sign. See: #164310 for the local transport planner's take on the signs.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The space here behind the cycles is also an example of good practice. This is a retail park so people may have a trailer for their purchases or have the family onboard on a longer cycle ( ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. (Position in forecourt see also: #167340.) These Sheffields (racks) have a sloping and elongated shape. The person who owns the cycle had thought the design might work for her but the pro ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

Cycle parking on both sides of this traffic-free stretch of road by the promenade, Lowestoft

Coton path

The Two Waters Way (across the Rivers Penk and Sow) on the eastern edge of Stafford

New segregated roundabout almost completed.

Traffic filtering on NCN7. This separates a small residential area from the industrial estate.

Start of the 'voie verte' rail-trail on the former railway from Néris-les-Bains to Montluçon

Very tight chicane by a walkway between buildings - a necessary measure with these desire and sight lines.

Nice semi covered racks at the Cavendish Laboratory.

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle parked on Rougier Street junction with Wellington Row, York. It is around 60cm wide. See: #167506 for image showing the length.

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle, Rougier Street junction with Wellington Row, York. It is around 300cm long. It can use the Sheffield (rack) that other cycles can't as it has a stand and doesn't need the rack to support it. See: #167505 f ... [more]

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle, Rougier Street junction with Wellington Row, York. See: #167505 (width) and: #167505 for length.

[Image taken 20.4.21] College Street/Goodramgate, York. This 'York cycle' has been set up so the owner has everything she needs whether for utility or work use, or for a leisure ride. It has a basket, permanent panniers, two-pronged stand, ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Sofology, Clifton Moor, York. A colleague with a York cycle ie with add-ons (eg: #165639), in this case a heavy upright design with a big basket and two-prong stand, described a rack that tapered as one that might work ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. There's a huge disconnect between the new provision across Clifton Moor Gate and the routes to and from it. For example, Hurricane Way, is permeable only to people on foot and on cycles at the ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Looking towards the central reservation. Shows typical crossers and crossing format – family/sociable. Central reservation see also: #167360, #167361, #167363. Images of the remainder of the ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Shape of the new central reservation. There are two lanes of ‘all’ traffic either side. There are several retail parks either side with DIY outlets and supermarkets - so people may have lug ... [more]

Modal filter on Lyles Lane, now the Bessemer Way from Digswell to Welwyn Garden City

Lyles Lane, now the traffic-free Bessemer Way from Welwyn Garden City to Digswell

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. These Sheffields are 115cm apart. This means there's: a) room for a family sharing a lock/locks (left), b), space on the opposite Sheffield for another cycle, and, c) critically, clearance for some ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. The Sheffields (racks) are 115cm apart. This is good practice as in enables family groups to share racks and locks - see also: #166368. But also people who are wider at the 'clutter point' (at hand ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. Showing how much a trailer protrudes in relation to other cycles. This illustrates the importance of permitting space behind (in front see: #167037) to enable all designs of cycles to use racks and ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] New Walk junction with Blue Bridge Lane. Covid-19 safety information on a banner on railings where people will see it - at the point they pass on foot or cycle. This is good practice. But it doesn't extend to signage. ... [more]

Pop-up deterrents to car parking in Old Welwyn

Digswell Park Road has been closed to through motor traffic beneath Welwyn Viaduct on an experimental basis for 12 months.

Digswell Park Road has been closed to through motor traffic beneath Welwyn Viaduct.

Digswell Park Road has been closed to through motor traffic beneath Welwyn Viaduct.

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. Showing the space it takes. For all captions about this cycle and turning circle see: #167286

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle (body is 1m3) on Sheffields (racks) at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. Such cycles have a role in last-mile deliveries as well as food deliveries as an alternative to a motor vehicle and their sp ... [more]

The new link road from the Giantswood Lane bridge

Cycleway on the new link road

Nice new bike lane being surfaced on Madeira Drive. https://t.co/WxSTOHYz7c

Cycle parking at the Aura marketing suite, Great Kneighton/Clay Farm - very Cambridge

[Image taken 12.4.21] Shambles Market, York. Not sure if this and its companion are true hoardings or simply historic photos of street scenes on a window. But they do show how imagery provides interest, and improves a scruffy area and makes ... [more]

[Image taken 12.4.21] Shambles Market, York. Old images on the back of the M&S building lift an unloved area. See also: #167102. (Hoardings overview): #165189

This area is Cambridge's Tesla Valley, with lots of charging points for electric cars, and also lots of bike stands, of which these were the most stylish.

New piece of street art in Hull Normally don't like Graffiti but love this 👍 https://t.co/Zi8CjEWMCf

New cycle link being created at Pleasley Vale linking Forge Lane with Wood Lane, Shirebrook, a much needed addition to keep people away from the fast and busy Common Lane. Part of the Archaeological Way.

Archaeological Way at Pleasley being upgraded with a better and wider surface

Brierley Forest Park, quite a few trails around the park which has access to the Silverhill Trail, and other multiuser trials connected to.

[Image taken 9.4.21] Butcher Terrace/TerryAve/Rowntree Park/Millennium Bridge, York. A Winther Cargoo cargo bike shackled to a Sheffield (and two tiny cycles). See also: #167015

A new section of path connecting the Snow Bridge and the grounds of the University of Glasgow, with potential to connect to the redevelopment of the Western Infirmary (behind).

[Image taken 9.4.21] Sheffields at Butcher Terrace/Terry Ave/Rowntree Park/Millennium Bridge, York. A Winther Cargoo cargo bike shackled (see: #167016) to a Sheffield rack and two kids' cycles. These Sheffields are 120cm apart. Excellent pr ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Butcher Terrace, York. These Sheffields are at the entrance to Rowntree Park and among the green spaces at this end of the Millennium Bridge. So they are where they are useful. They are easy to find. They are clearly re ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Early green for cyclists in York. It's on Skeldergate in the direction of North Street (junction with Micklegate and Bridge Street). There's also one on the other side of this junction ie in this direction. Drivers seem ... [more]

New improved arrangement at the east end of Downing Street, with the awkward island and bollard removed and the traffic light phases changed - see also the advanced green light for cyclists.

German cycleway about 300m west of the Dutch border near Ter Apel. The farms in the background are on the Dutch side.

New Nextbike hire station at Anniesland Cross.

The new path in Dawsholm Park (on the right) ends where it meets the old path for the second time. A direct asphalted route through the park between Dalsholm Road and Ilay Road has been reestablished.

The new path from Dalsholm Road continues through the park and has at long last provided an alternative route around the section of park that was fenced off years ago. The fence is now lined with trees. The old path can be seen to the right ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Good access to the cycle parking from the car park (access route). The racks are not blocked by car parking spaces unlike at Aldi, Clifton Moor. The racks are flat-topped Sheffields, 70cm long. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Space (82cm) in front of the racks accommodates standard cycles easily. The racks are under cover, well lit and with lots of natural surveillance. See also: Asda Harrogate (good practice): #166 ... [more]

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