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Photo listing : obstructions (problem)

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No action taken on the shockingly steep ramp at the bus boarder on the Balmore Road cycle track, and drainage still a problem too.

No action taken on the shockingly steep ramp at the bus boarder on the Balmore Road cycle track.

It may not be finished, but a dropped kerb at Panmure Gate would be nice. The path now leads to the Claypit Local Nature Reserve.

Route sign directs cyclists across a level crossing with awkward kissing gates either side #153284 , dismount, then walk across a pedestrian only bridge rather than ride a short stretch of carriageway. And just in case folk might think this ... [more]

Kissing gates on either side of the level crossing. Awkward at the best of times, but completely bonkers if a group of cyclists is trying to get clear the railway when the red light starts flashing and have to slowly negotiate the gate one ... [more]

Very poor pedestrian connectivity between Wootton Road, library and shops. No clear path for pedestrians through this area. Suggest removing kerbs and creating shared space that feels that priority is given to pedestrians not cars and that ... [more]

The Ventimiglia foot/cycle bridge was washed away by Storm Alex in October 2020.

An abandoned section of street in Craigton at Barfillan Drive. This could be reworked into a cycle link connecting to the underpass through to Craigton Road and the Asda supermarket.

A Fire Path on Carsaig Drive, with no provision for cycling through (cycle access through road closures being Glasgow City Council policy).

The path through Craigton, from Drymen Street to Barfillan Drive, interrupted by a Fire Path on Carsaig Drive. No dropped kerbs for crossing the road. This path provides access to the M8 underpass through to Craigton Road and the Asda super ... [more]

A Fire Path in Drymen Street, with no provision for cycling through (although just about physically possible with a standard bicycle).

Morven Street is a 'No Through Road except cycles' but has no access from the westbound side of Paisley Road West.

Vegetation encroaching onto path near Gower Street, and evidence of people going across the grass instead.

Signage to cycle path obscured

The cycle crossings in this area are poorly maintained. This one doesn't drain properly, there's a big pile of mud which is a potential slip hazard for cyclists turning right.

Filtered permeability for pedestrians only in Dunard Street.

Filtered permeability for pedestrians only in Raglan Street.

Worthington Park Sale Trafford . Could this gate off Cheltenham Drive be locked partially open ? ike the gate at Longford Park . This would allow free flow of walking wheelchairs mobility scooters and cycling traffic . See #101653 @worthpar ... [more]

There's no dropped kerb at the start of cycle route out of the Harwich International ferry terminal

The Silver Street bus gate is now operational full time in both directions - so Cambridgeshire County Council has closed the left-turn lane on Queen's Road. So cyclists (who are allowed to turn left) are forced into what is now a single nar ... [more]

This gate should be modified to allow active transport, or at least some dropped kerbs added.

This is ridiculous - how are you expected to cycle onto the road when there are no dropped kerbs and when there's a sodding great fence in the way?

New contraflow cycle lane, blocked by a Royal Mail van which forces cyclists out into oncoming traffic.

If you want to close a road except to cyclists, it seems rather counter-intuitive to put the concrete blocks right in the cycle lane. Maybe the permanent fixtures will give a clearer message.

Another example of the high standards that Bury Council maintains on this otherwise good cycleway. Who wouldn't want to cycle through a huge quagmire of mud, eh? And to those who aren't familiar with the route - there's a paved cycleway ... [more]

Cor - this cyclestreets is good. I only posted photo #149980 a couple of weeks ago complaining about the obstructive vegetation, and now it's gone!

Barrier to traffic free path. Post lying on the floor and narrow entrance around the side.

Narrow entrance to traffic free route

Kissing gate too narrow to get bike through. Preceding gate had lock on it (had to lift bike over fence).

Tree fallen across path

Fallen tree

Poor parking where cycle path crosses residential street causes blind spot. Road markings not clear. No sense of priority for cyclists, walkers or runners

Slap bang in the middle of the footway. Reported: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk?id=00345511. (But I expect that is ignored as their form is not setup for receiving mis-placed sign reports.)

These osiers planted along the edge of the busway cycleway effectively halve the width of the path. Much better to only have grass and wild flowers within 1 metre. Would never have been allowed if this was a road for motor vehicles. Who des ... [more]

Bad tree root damage to the path between Campbell Street and Lochburn Road, and no access from Sandbank Drive where there is also a flytipping problem.

Support van for a cycling group on the Way of the Roses blocking the off-road cycleway.... selfish.

There's an off-road cycleway ahead, but no dropped kerb to reach it without going onto the main road.

Barriers on new cut-through, Kirkby Stephen

A kerb to bump on the way from the Forth & Clyde Canal path access to the toucan crossing across Maryhill Road and path up towards Duncruin Street.

Dropped kerb needed to access cycle parking at Sainsbury's, Carlisle

Two sets of barriers on this so-called cycle route

Two sets of barriers on this so-called cycle route

Barriers on this new section of NCN 10 and 72 - the on-road option is still available.

Barriers on this new section of NCN 10 and 72 - the on-road option is still available.

Barriers on this new section of NCN 10 and 72 - the on-road option is still available.

Barriers on link from MCN route 71

Underpass to Tullie House Museum, Carlisle - there's no way out on the other side as the lift isn't working - perhaps due to Covid-19.

Bridge to Carlisle Castle - the lifts aren't working (likewise in the underpass by Tullie House Museum) - perhaps because of Covid-19, but there's no information posted.

Testing the new Centurion Way access. https://t.co/N10TSHhzMb

Cyclists, wheelchair and buggie-users and similar minorities are not really wanted on this private road in Kendal.

So much for Keep Clear markings on NCN route 6 in Kendal

Barriers at the end of the unsurfaced section of NCN route 6 into Kendal on the former Lancaster Canal

Steps and wheeling channel where NCN routes 6 and 700 leave the Lancaster Canal (to bypass Carnforth)

Steps and wheeling channel where NCN routes 6 and 700 leave the Lancaster Canal (to bypass Carnforth)

Covid-19 pop-up cycle lane past the Royal Lancaster Infirmary - and a white van blocking it.

Poor link east from Preston station, with steps up to East Cliff - the intention is to create a route under the viaduct (opened in 2020) to the cycleways in Miller and Avenham Parks.

Stepped acccess to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath (NCN route 68) near Burnley bus station

Bypassed A-frame obstruction on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath, NCN route 68

A-frame obstruction on this cycle link from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath, NCN route 68

Overgrown hedge by the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath, NCN route 68

A-frame obstruction on link to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath, NCN route 68

A-frame obstruction on NCN route 68

What else could it possibly be for?

Bloody cheek - this car trader displays its wares on the footway, blocking it to pedestrians, wheelchair users etc (see also the Google Satellite image).

Stepped link only between the towpath and the cycle bridge, Bingley

A-frame restriction on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath.

A-frame restriction on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath.

Non-existent link from the canal towpath and the new Riverside Way Bridge to Whitehall Road.

The new Riverside Way Bridge is being obstructed by greenery.

There are quite a few of these signs to try to keep cars off Leeds Cycle Superhighway 2 - they don't always work.

Barriers at start of the otherwise useful Lomond Ginnel, York

Tree roots are making the outer reaches of the Solar System Greenway on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 65) increasingly rough.

Tree roots are making the outer reaches of the Solar System Greenway on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 65) increasingly rough.

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62) by the Selby Canal.

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62) by the Selby Canal.

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62).

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62).

A-frame gate at the Sales Lane swing bridge on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62.

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62), at the Kirkhouse Green lifting bridge.

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62) at the south end of the New Junction Canal section.

A-frame gate on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62) at the south end of the New Junction Canal section.

Obstructive A-frame on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 62) towards Doncaster.

Barriers Galore in Gloucester Road and Campden Road in Cheltenham. Considering there are more Bicycles into the dead end road than the odd car.

A very badly neglected path.

And another barrier....

Oh look, another barrier.

More barriers, on a brand new surface cycle route. Why do cyclists have to put up with this rubbish?

This barrier needs a wider bypass.

I have no idea what this nonsense is supposed to be. Why is it there?

Yet more silly barriers to walking and cycling.

Someone has installed some very silly and pointless chicanes on this section of the A555 cycle path. These will do nothing but frustrate legitimate users. There's plenty of room to widen the path but despite this being very clear guidance ... [more]

Just a short link needed to link Charlton Park to the short isolated stretch of shared-use footway put in by developers on Fosseway.

The Colliers Way (NCN route 24) can't use the former railway line from here to Wellow because a horse-riding centre has taken it over.

This hump (perhaps 2 feet high) of earth and tree roots is all that prevents easy access between the nearby housing estate and the route to Hollins Green.

This hump (perhaps 2 feet high) of earth and tree roots is all that prevents easy access between the nearby housing estate and the route to Hollins Green.

Cut-through from NCN route 4, Bath - dropped kerb needed

The main gates of the National Trust's Trengwainton Gardens - all access now is via the car park, but wouldn't it be nice if pedestrians and cyclists could enter (and park) here?

Segregated path with awkward barriers.

Segregated path with awkward barriers.

The dead-end road is narrowed to a single lane here, but they still felt it necessary to install awkward barriers as well as Cyclists Dismount signs.

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