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Closed for motor vehicles - but Cambridgeshire highways department can't understand the distinction.

A one-way sign used on Argyle Street where there is a contraflow cycle lane. The vehicles parked in the layby ahead will have been driven in the bus lane.

Except Cycles plates needed, as usual

Except Cycles plates needed, as usual

No Entry except buses and good vehicles on this short-cut - cyclists can use the shared-use path to the left but still, it would be make sense to officially allow them to use the road (like the cyclist in the distance).

The old road is only a dead-end for motor vehicles - cycles and pedestrians have an underpass beneath the A1307. I'm a bit surprised the priority hasn't been changed as virtually all the motor traffic takes the road to the right.

Cambridgeshire Highways just will not understand that a modal filter is not a road closure - Except Cycles plates needed here.

Why are these crazy cyclist dismount signs still up? What would it take to get rid of them. Anglia Retail Park. @TWTGSuffolk https://t.co/qFTqFi8voH

The newly reversed cycle contraflow is marked on the carriageway but not yet on the signs.

The city council has accepted that they need to point out that Mill Road businesses are open, but not that the road is open except to motor vehicles (other than buses).

Firstly this road is still two-way for cycling, and secondly I'm not convinced it's a one-way road just because of the pop-up closure at the far end - I suspect residents may still come out here.

I approve of this message 🤣 https://t.co/TYjSUrvEoS

Signs for both segregated and unsegregated shared use; they can't both be correct!

Nonsense! It's a through route for cycles (and why is there a 50-metre gap in the shared-use provision here?)

A full red light northbound, just the normal red man southbound - if it was deliberate, it would presumably mean that cyclists could cross on red southbound, but not northbound.

So what is allowed on this pathway? The sign says no horses, no bikes and no walkers.

The new one-way system in Hyndland now makes it difficult for cyclists to use the quiet streets to avoid the main roads. No exemptions have been made to permit two-way cycling.

The usual rubbish from Cambridgeshire Highways - the whole point of a modal filter, by definition, is that the road is not totally closed, only to motor vehicles.

The usual rubbish from Cambridgeshire Highways - the whole point of a modal filter, by definition, is that the road is not totally closed, only to motor vehicles. In any case I think this should read 'Norwich Street Closed' (as it has rever ... [more]

Cyclists Dismount signs on the bridge over the A30, Camborne - pointless, as the width doesn't change.

This sign does not appear to be associated with any works and no similar signs are encountered when approaching from the opposite direction.

These signs do not appear to be associated with any works and no similar signs are encountered when approaching from the opposite direction. Reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk?id=00358333 Thursday 28 Jan: ... [more]

Panton Street, Cambridge Conflicting signage: one way arrows and a sign that shows contraflow cycling.

The signs can't all be correct!

CYCLES NOT TO BE LEFT HERE

An upside-down sign which says No Dogs. It previously was an unofficial-looking 20mph sign, see #107294. It has been like this for several months. I think that the glue that was holding the 20mph over-sign in place has given up reveal ... [more]

Just one more "Trams Only" sign ought to do it... @ShowMeASignBryn https://t.co/RoYr8lc19x

New sign allowing electric cars in the bus lane on the Elizabeth Way bridge - this is supposed to be a response to Covid-19 and to government funding to boost active travel and public transport.... by slowing buses and putting cyclists at ... [more]

New sign allowing electric cars in the bus lane on the Elizabeth Way bridge - this is supposed to be a response to Covid-19 and to government funding to boost active travel and public transport.... by slowing buses and putting cyclists at ... [more]

New sign allowing electric cars in the bus lane on the Elizabeth Way bridge - this is supposed to be a response to Covid-19 and to government funding to boost active travel and public transport.... by slowing buses and putting cyclists at ... [more]

Union Street, Park Slope https://t.co/v1QT5lKg57

Of course, the road was only closed to motor vehicles.

Only for cars - an Except Pedestrians and Cycles sign would be useful on this route to Waitrose

The usual nonsense - the signs refer to motor vehicles only.

The 'No Entry' ahead on Woodside Crescent could have 'except cycles' added to permit cycle access to the Charing Cross footbridge. Plenty of space.

Six months on, the path closed/deviation signs are still up.

Six months on, the path closed/deviation signs are still up.

Misguided sign

Great work - putting 20mph signs where they're always obscured by parked cars.

This cycleway meets another cycleway at a T junction - so why the "END OF CYCLE ROUTE" sign and incorrect tactile paving?

Cambridge Retail Park Advisory sign suggests that cyclists stick to that narrow lane. "Cyclists use cycle lane only" and there's a 5 mph sign.

Cycle link alongside the railway, and No Cycling through the underpass, in theory.

Not just no cycle parking at the tourist office in Göttingen, but Do Not Park Cycles here signs - I despair.

Cyclists keep right ie towards the arch - personally I'd want to keep clear of reversing cars.

No Through Road ahead - except it isn't for cyclists. Even in Denmark....

How annoying - they have End of Cycle Route signs in Denmark too.

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]

Pop-up fall-down signage for this Covid-19 closure to motor traffic

Link from Walton Well Road to the rear of Oxford station - this is the only reference to the gates being closed at night.

I've no idea what this sign refers to - the cycle route certainly continues along the Botley Road.

Here we go again... the point of the modal filter is that Bateman St is not closed, it is very much open except at one point to motor vehicles - but Cambridgeshire's highways department can't be expected to grasp that.

cyclists can ride on the busway as far as the roundabout, but no further. Why?

Cyclists can ride on the busway this far but no further. Why?

Cyclists Dismount sign illustrates just how poor the new cycleway design is. Totally unnecessary since the adjacent busway only takes 4 buses per hour - if only cyclists were allowed to use it.

Cyclists Beware DO NOT UNDERTAKE Sign that tries to place the responsibility for the turning lorries on the cyclists.

Rather unofficial-looking 'Dual use' sign

Missing sign to turn right

Missing sign for left turn

A badly placed sign put in the middle of the footway where it will be an obstruction to pedestrians. It could easily have been put against the low wall on the left edge. Reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/?id=0 ... [more]

This is the covid 19 sign telling cyclists they should dismount. On an A road (A183 in Whitburn). Council logo on so my council tax is being wasted on this. I feel an email to a councillor coming on https://t.co/xgMC3dh2Dm

A routinely ignored No access sign.

The new 'Dutch-style' Fendon Road roundabout - the yellow-and-black sign should say clearly 'Drivers Give Way etc' and not be off to the left of the cycle and pedestrian sections.

Classic cylephobic Health and Safety nonsense.

Shared-use footway with segregated footway sign - wrong! And why does it not begin until this point?

The No Cycling sign has beem turned 180 degrees - though in fact there'd be no problem cycling on this paved path.

NO, Cumbria Council, you do not tell cyclists to dismount when the cycle lane is closed. You might put up a sign warning drivers that cyclists may be merging into the traffic.

Cyclists are supposed to dismount but drivers are not on this private road (a through route for pedestrians and cyclists only)

No Cycling on this section of NCN route 6 in Kendal !

Cyclists Dismount sign on what is now NCN route 6 in Kendal !

Annoying End of Route sign, particularly if you actually wanted to follow NCN route 6 somewhere worthwhile - obviously the sign should just tell cyclists to continue across the zebra crossing.

This very useful link needs signing for cycling at both ends.

Cycle parking and annoying notice - do drivers have to get out and push their cars?

End of Route sign on the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 65) - in fact it just rejoins the road through Riccall.

I have no idea why there's an End of Route sign here, the Trans Pennine Trail (NCN route 65) continues ahead.

Very odd to have a shared space sign in this direction - it's a road, quite simply.

Just a hundred metres of cycleway or shared-use needed to link with the riverside cycleway

Please dismount for the freshly laid 10 metres of straight tarmac that has recently been laid. What is this pointlessness? @GoBikeGlasgow https://t.co/q8wMpCpnXE

The signs say mandatory right turn, but the cycleway on Sauchiehall Street is two-way, so cycles should be exempted. The signs should also be 'mandatory right turn ahead' to diagram 609, due to their position in relation to the junction.

The dead-end road is narrowed to a single lane here, but they still felt it necessary to put up Cyclists Dismount signs.

Plan of West Suffolk College, showing huge areas of car parking and a few cycle stands.

Sign to discourage people going from cutting across the grass from the pavement

After a week, the contraflow cycle lane through the Histon Road roadworks is still marked as Road Closed. Why does the county council always fail to take cycling seriously?

Except Cycling plate needed on the dead end sign

This road is contraflow for cycling but is incorrectly signed as one way at this point.

Cambridgeshire County Council has closed Mill Road at the railway bridge except to buses, cycles and pedestrians - and then puts up these signs which totally ignore buses, cycles and pedestrians.... And it's not a one-off, they did the sam ... [more]

Cambridgeshire County Council has closed Mill Road at the railway bridge except to buses, cycles and pedestrians - and then puts up these signs which totally ignore buses, cycles and pedestrians.... And it's not a one-off, they did the sa ... [more]

Cambridgeshire County Council has closed Mill Road at the railway bridge except to buses, cycles and pedestrians - and then puts up these signs which totally ignore buses, cycles and pedestrians.... And it's not a one-off, they did the sa ... [more]

Awful signage - the street is open. Need to make clear that businesses are open.

Awful signage - the street is open. Need to make clear that businesses are open.

The usual Road Closed sign - but provision has been made for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists.

There will be roadworks from here south along the Histon Road for the next year - as promised, cycling has been maintained in both directions, but you wouldn't know it from the totally car-focussed signage.

There will be roadworks from here south along the Histon Road for the next year - as promised, cycling has been maintained in both directions, but you wouldn't know it from the totally car-focussed signage.

There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.

There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - this road sign wrongly shows that traffic can't turn in to Warwick Road or Gilbert Road.

There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.

This section of Bishopthorpe Road has been closed to southbound traffic except for cycles to allow space for social distancing by pedestrians. So where is the Except Cycles sign?

The counter at the Anderston Bridge appears to have been abandoned.

Ashton on Mersey, Sale, Trafford. A new sign for pedestrians going to the school but the warning sign for motorists is obscured.

Sign showing that the grass is all shared-use. Not quite clear what this is for. Also points away from the road so can't be seen.

Shared-Use sign - but at the junction with Shelford Road (where the bus is) there's an End of Cycle Route sign. Typical.

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