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98891Photo #98891A pothole has appeared in the South Bank path.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
98890Photo #98890A route sign for the spur from the Glasgow-Cumbernauld cycle route to the Colleges cycle route facing the wrong way.

In the background, the anonymous ramp to the North Hanover Street shared footway (see also #98888).
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
98889Photo #98889There are no route signs visible at the Colleges Cycle Route turn from St Mungo Avenue towards North Hanover Street.Road environment:
Problem
road
98888Photo #98888With a new building next door, the link between the North Hanover Street shared footway and St Mungo Avenue has had its strange half step (see #31794) removed and now is wholly ramp. However, all of the signage has disappeared so it is now totally anonymous!Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98887Photo #98887A large pothole at a bus stop on North Hanover Street.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
98885Photo #98885The usual obstruction of the Colleges Cycle Route by taxi drivers at Buchanan Bus Station.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
98884Photo #98884A new dropped kerb at the Caledonian University entrance, with cycle symbol, for turning from the main carriageway. But the cycle route is on the opposite footway.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98883Photo #98883A new dropped kerb at Braid Square, for access to the path to the Garscube Road footbridge.Road environment:
Good practice
road
98882Photo #98882Polmadie Bridge being rebuilt.Roadworks:
Good practice
roadworks
98749Photo #98749A diversion sign for NCN756 (due to severance at Richmond Park) at the Smartbridge, and NCN75 Clyde Walkway on the far bank.Route sign:
Event
routesigns
98748Photo #98748The path at Shawfield heading away from the Smartbridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98747Photo #98747Art?Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
98746Photo #98746The Smartbridge at Shawfield.Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
98745Photo #98745Something has happened that has caused the still fairly new main riverside path to be closed. Diversion via the secondary path.Temporary closure:
Event
closure
98739Photo #98739Cycle parking at the more popular side of the People's Palace and Winter Gardens.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
98736Photo #98736Cycle parking on one side of the People's Palace and Winter Gardens.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
98732Photo #98732Signage for the cycle parking at the People's Palace.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
98728Photo #98728The signs say walk to the right of the line.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
98724Photo #98724A nonsense map (as far as cycle routes are concerned) in Glasgow's Queen Street railway station. What's so good about West Regent Lane for cycling?General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
98716Photo #98716A new arrangement of bike stowage on a type of train that didn't previously have any designated bike space.Other:
Good practice
general
98682Photo #98682Some sort of bollard monument at the Richmond Gate housing development.Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
98681Photo #98681The entrance to Richmond Park now doubles as the construction site entrance. NCN756 is unuseable since there is no way through to the riverside other than the steps next to Rutherglen Bridge (see #95375).Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
98680Photo #98680Looking through the compound gate, a new road has been built through what was Richmond Park. I don't suppose that row of trees on the right is staying much longer.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
98679Photo #98679Give way to construction traffic in Richmond Park.Track:
Infrastructure
track
98678Photo #98678Part of Richmond Park has been sold off by the council to a housing developer.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
98677Photo #98677The route through Richmond Park has been shut due to the council selling much of the park to a housing developer. No diversion signed.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
98676Photo #98676The signed route finally reaches the remaining part of Richmond Park.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
98675Photo #98675Cycle parking for the new eatery, but this path is a signed cycle route leading to a flight of steps (see #98674), The nearby burn is actually called the Polmadie Burn, not Jenny.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
98674Photo #98674The route sign directs cyclists up a flight of steps at the new eatery, where once there was a path into the park (see #29467). This is not good enough!Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
98673Photo #98673Despite the footway of residential Old Polmadie Road being designated as shared-use (see #98669), the narrow footway of the busy New Rutherglen Road has not. However, this non-standard route signage seems to assume it has been.

A new eatery has been built over part of Richmond Park.
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
98672Photo #98672The dropped kerb (see #29466) for accessing the M74 junction shared-use footway has inexplicably been removed! Despite the position of the sign on the left, the footway of New Rutherglen Road eastwards is not for cycling.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
98671Photo #98671Filtered permeability not so good as #98670 when it comes to bus stop access, only leading to the nearest street, and lacking a dropped kerb on one side of the street!Track:
Infrastructure
track
98670Photo #98670Good filtered permeability in parts of the new Richmond Gate housing development, but wouldn't it have been better to provide a raised crossing (as at nearby #95369) for this path between the park and the houses?Track:
Good practice
track
98669Photo #98669The footway of Old Polmadie Road has been designated as a shared-use footway, with hazards such as cars being reversed out of driveways, and the alternative is the road with rough surfaces through each junction.

This will become the direct route between Polmadie Road and the rebuilt Polmadie Bridge when it is eventually reinstated.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
98668Photo #98668A rough surface at each junction, but the footway through this residential area has been designated shared-use, with all the hazards that might be expected, such as car drivers reversing cars out of driveways.Road environment:
Problem
road
98667Photo #98667A rough surface for cycling, but barely noticeable in a car.Road environment:
Problem
road
98666Photo #98666Footway parking along Nithsdale Road on the climb up from Dumbreck station.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
98665Photo #98665A route sign hidden behind a tree on Nithsdale Road.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
98663Photo #98663So this guy decided to drive over the pavement and down the Embankment cycle highway earlier. Till he was thwarted by the sharp speed bump. Lemming t.co/eh8NZc9Bs4Enforcement:
Infrastructure
enforcement
98662Photo #98662A variable width newly nominated shared-use footway alongside the Fastlink busway. Also in the picture, cycle parking for the Village development.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
98661Photo #98661An old blue-bordered route sign for cycling to and through the Clyde Tunnel.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
98660Photo #98660A shared use path has been provided alongside Moss Road, from Langcroft Road to the Shieldhall Roundabout where it just stops.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98659Photo #98659Start of the Moss Road cycleway at Langcroft Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98658Photo #98658"Welcome to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital" if arriving on foot or by bike.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
98657Photo #98657A generally forlorn look to the underpass linking Drumoyne to the biggest hospital in the city.Other:
Problem
general
98656Photo #98656Graffiti on the walls of the Moss Road expressway underpass, leading to Glasgow's biggest hospital.Other:
Problem
general
98655Photo #98655Do not attempt to cross the Moss Road expressway here.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
98563Photo #98563A 2018 Glasgow cycle infrastructure.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
98506Photo #98506A new approach path to the M8 motorway underpass at the end of Craigton Road, arranged to dissuade obstructive parking.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
98505Photo #98505A 'Route recommended for pedal cycles' sign on the eastern portion of Govanhill Street. There are no direction signs at the junctions on this cycle route, so you just have to peer down each side street in case the route has changed direction again (which it does a lot).Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98504Photo #98504A 'Route recommended for pedal cycles' sign on Batson Street.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98503Photo #98503A 'Route recommended for pedal cycles' sign on Preston Place, which is signed as a No Through Road.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98502Photo #98502A clumsy section of cycle route at Preston Place heading towards Govanhill Park, with a dropped kerb that is vulnerable to blockage by car parking.Road environment:
Problem
road
98501Photo #98501Nothing to say that cyclists should turn right here to avoid the steps to Preston PlaceObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
98500Photo #98500The path leads to the crossing across Cathcart Road and the cycle route continues across the far side of the crossing in Preston Street.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98499Photo #98499A kerb on the approach to the pedestrian crossing across Cathcart Road. The cycle route continues across the other side of the road.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
98498Photo #98498A 'No Through Road' sign, and a 'Route recommended for pedal cycles' sign facing the wrong way.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98497Photo #98497A cycle route sign in GovanhillRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
98496Photo #98496A 20mph zone and a cycle route sign in Govanhill StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
98495Photo #98495"Traffic calmed area" in GovanhillGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
98440Photo #98440No enforcement of the Argyle Street contraflow cycle lane.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
98439Photo #98439New red cycle lights and low level miniature lights on the Argyle Street contraflow lane.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98438Photo #98438Overflowing cycle parking, still only 4 stands at this prime city centre location.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
98406Photo #98406New double decker cycle parking at Partick Interchange. Work is still ongoing rebuilding the bus station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
98405Photo #98405The surface on the ramp between Broomielaw and the Clyde Walkway has been reinstated. A sign proclaims "access improvements". Ah, it's slightly wider (see #88473).Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98404Photo #98404Access to NCN75 Clyde Walkway is possible from Dunlop Street (and from the cycle track at Stockwell Place #30509), but not vice versa since Dunlop Street is one-way.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98403Photo #98403Now that the excellent new ramp next to Victoria Bridge has been built, the gates that so often blocked the former route of NCN75 (see #31366) seem to be left open much of the time.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
98402Photo #98402Work of some sort happening on the piers of the former Polmadie Bridge, with the Clyde Walkway remaining open.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
98400Photo #98400Work of some sort happening on the piers of the former Polmadie Bridge.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
98399Photo #98399Now that the riverside path has reopened, I notice a sign for NCN75 pointing up the old diversion around the former Polmadie Bridge, and now that path has shut for work on the old bridge piers.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
98398Photo #98398Despite the Clyde Gateway road and new police headquarters being built alongside, the cobbled ramp still remains unaltered. A flight of concrete steps has been provided for access to the police headquarters.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
98397Photo #98397An interesting bollard, but access to the cycle path from the carriageway of Cotton Street involves either cycling along the footway or bumping the low kerb and going through the dirt.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
98384Photo #98384The cycle track linking Kingarth Street with Victoria Road, right at the bus stop.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98383Photo #98383There is a cycle track linking Kingarth Street with Victoria Road, but it's right at the bus stop. Hopefully this will be sorted by the South City Way works.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98382Photo #98382The cycle track between Bowman Street and Victoria Road goes around the bus shelter. Hopefully this will be improved by the South City Way works.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98381Photo #98381Progress on the South City Way protected cycle lane.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
98380Photo #98380I'm not really sure what the point of this sign is.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
98379Photo #98379The Torrisdale Street contraflow cycle track, looking towards the Pollokshaws Road toucan crossing.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98378Photo #98378A cycle track with right angled corners links between Nithsdale Road and the Pollokshaws Road toucan crossing, around the bins.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
98313Photo #98313Think I’ve worked how the wands in Alfred St are getting damaged ? t.co/llr9K9KoN4Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
98312Photo #98312The segregated cycle lane on Waterloo st at 9am today, right next to the @nextbikeUK stop. Reg: S6 DAT. #cycling #glasgow t.co/dBE1y4pG0oCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
98310Photo #98310Collapsing cover in Skipness Drive.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
98309Photo #98309Signage for the Clyde Tunnel at the underpass in Burghead Drive. I'm not sure that's the way I'd walk to any of the destinations shown to the left.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
98307Photo #98307The junction of Skipness Drive and Drive Road, near the Govan Road roundabout.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98306Photo #98306The roundabout now includes a shortcut for Fastlink buses only. No cycling through this!

Also, the traffic signals for the bus gate have been replaced by a Give Way.
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98305Photo #98305A dropped kerb is to be added for access to the toucan crossing. Surely something that should have been done when this layout was originally built.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98304Photo #98304The cycleway from the Clyde Tunnel has been blocked by a damaged guardrail. The CCTV coverage does not appear to have led to a speedy repair.

The cube sign gives directions that are different from the green sign below it.
Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
98303Photo #98303The old 'Cyclists Dismount' sign has been joined by a shared use sign. Why doesn't the latter say "Be polite please"?General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
98302Photo #98302A back lane between Victoria Park Gardens South and Marlborough Avenue signed as a recommended route for cyclists. There is a gate across part of the width of the lane (just visible) to stop through motor traffic.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98206Photo #98206A right turn cycle lane for avoiding the roundabout when going into the end section of Nithsdale Road or turning into Moray Place, but could do with some cycle markings and an 'except cycles' plate below the 'No Right Turn' sign.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
98205Photo #98205The South City Way already getting used, albeit in the wrong direction!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
98174Photo #98174@CyclingGlasgow @GlasgowCC Why Is parking on cycle paths tolerated ????? @Hyndland #peoplemakeglasgow #not cyclist- friendly #carsmakeglasgow t.co/AoPQOl2jpmCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
97829Photo #97829Same as last time then. See #65221.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
97828Photo #97828A 'Cyclists Dismount' sign at a pedestrian crossing? Why hasn't a toucan crossing been installed here?General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
97827Photo #97827No option for taking a shortcut down the embankment. Pedestrians have to walk this unnecessary distance too!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
97826Photo #97826If the route to Bellshill and Coatbridge is so important, why does the shared-use footway alongside the A725 basically peter out at the top of Bogs Brae?Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
97825Photo #97825So tell me again why there isn't a ramp from the far side of this bridge directly towards Strathclyde Country Park to the right?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
97824Photo #97824The most indirect route possible has been chosen for the cycle route between Bothwell and Strathclyde Country Park through the Raith Interchange.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
97823Photo #97823I 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 "distraction to drivers" or something.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
97822Photo #97822The route from Bothwell to Strathclyde Country Park through the Raith Interchange first involves heading towards Bothwell Bridge to cross the dual carriageway in the toucan crossing seen in #93304.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways

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