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Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 866 items. Ordered by location # descending.

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101626Photo #101626Pass Cyclists Safely sign - indicating the required 1.5m clearance.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
101273Photo #101273Bump up over the kerb to join this 10m long cycleway, dodge a sign and then bump down behind the give way line of a side road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
100147Photo #100147Cycle lane tapers to nothing as it passes a pinch pointCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
99891Photo #99891Pump & tool stationOther:
Good practice
general
99477Photo #99477A shared use pavement transitions to a half width cycle lane via a post, an angled dropped kerb and a grating carefully angled to catch cycle wheels. Are Wakefield Council actively trying to kill cyclists?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
98401Photo #98401Cycleway leads to a NO CYCLING signCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
96964Photo #96964Very wet section of NCN2Pothole:
Problem
potholes
96510Photo #96510Recently constructed junction on one of Warrington's signed cycle routes. Unfortunately, cyclists do not seem to have been considered in the design. It is not possible to ride the line of the route (towards Hall Street #84869) and there is no signing of the route. (the old sign #84870 has been removed)Road environment:
Problem
road
96508Photo #96508Signed cycle route from Woolston arrives in central Warrington here (see the sign in the background #83868). The new junction arrangement fails to allow for cyclists to turn right here heading towards Central Station.Road environment:
Problem
road
96502Photo #96502Strange give way markings. Cyclists using the contraflow bus lane coming towards the photograph have to yield to cars emerging from the car park.

UPDATE - June 2018: The give way markings have now been removed.
Road environment:
Problem
road
96163Photo #96163Cycle lane narrower than a bicycleCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
95661Photo #95661poorly surfaced, overgrown cycle pathCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
94547Photo #94547Wide smooth tarmac cycleway passes under the new A556 road via a well lit underpass. There are steps for horse riders to dismount.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
94546Photo #94546This road used to be the A566 - a nasty 4-lane road that acted as a motorway junction between the M6 & M566. Now a new road has been constructed the old road has been downgraded to a 30 mph country lane making for ideal cycling conditions.Road environment:
Good practice
road
94545Photo #94545Cycleway along old route of the A556 takes a long detour and yields priority to cross the side road.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
94544Photo #94544Cycleway alongside former route of A556 yields priority at a side roadDutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
94543Photo #94543Staggered crossing via an incredibly thin central island. I think the Chreshire Cycleway (RCN 70) is supposed to cross here now that the traffic lights at Bucklow Hill have gone - though there are no route signs.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
94542Photo #94542cycleway yields priority at side road crossing.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
94541Photo #94541Cycleway loses priority at a side road crossing. There really is no excuse at this location as the cycleway used to be part of the A556 carriageway - so the give way markings had to be deliberately moved.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
94540Photo #94540Cycleway crosses, then re-crosses the old alignment of the A566Dutch-style cycleway:
Infrastructure
dutchcycleways
94539Photo #94539Diagonal road crossing - no priority to cycleway.Dutch-style cycleway:
Infrastructure
dutchcycleways
94538Photo #94538Cycleway alongside former route of the A556 detours up side road then makes a sharp right-angle turn to cross the road without priority.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
94537Photo #94537Brand new cycleway alongside the old route of the A556 surfaced with loose chippings.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
92129Photo #92129Barrier and steps on NCN 54Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
91562Photo #91562Cycle path gives way to a litter binObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90785Photo #90785access controlObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
90784Photo #90784Cycleway crosses road on a raised crossingRoad environment:
Good practice
road
90783Photo #90783Easy to get round the barrierObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
90782Photo #90782awkward access control barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90781Photo #90781Norton Lane converted into a motor traffic free cycle routeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
90780Photo #90780Access control barrier - cyclists tend to avoid it by riding over the slope.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
90779Photo #90779narrow unlit cycleway through Runcorn Town ParkCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90778Photo #90778Cycleways through Runcorn Town ParkOther:
Infrastructure
general
90777Photo #90777Cycle bridge across the Runcorn Central Exressway (A533)Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
90776Photo #90776tight chicaneObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90775Photo #90775barriersObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90774Photo #90774Runcorn Loop cycleway crosses the busway via a pedestrian only crossing.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
90773Photo #90773route signRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
90772Photo #90772route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90771Photo #90771route sign points in the wrong directionRoute sign:
Problem
routesigns
90770Photo #90770broken route sign points into the hedgeRoute sign:
Problem
routesigns
90769Photo #90769cycleway veers across high speed slip road.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
90768Photo #90768cyclewayDutch-style cycleway:
Infrastructure
dutchcycleways
90767Photo #90767overgrown bollard starting to obstruct cyclewayObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90766Photo #90766rusty bollardsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90765Photo #90765cycleway yields priority to a side road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
90764Photo #90764Cycleway switches from one side of the road to the other with no assistance to cross.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
90763Photo #90763Cycleway yields priority to a side road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
90762Photo #90762Cycleway just ends at the entry slip road for the expressway. Cyclists expected to get off and walk.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
90761Photo #90761cycleway junction with Halton Brow via a high kerb.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90760Photo #90760route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90759Photo #90759route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90758Photo #90758chicane barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90757Photo #90757zig zag ramp avoiding stepsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90756Photo #90756route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90755Photo #90755No dropped kerb at cycleway access pointObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90754Photo #90754No dropped kerb at cycleway access pointObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90753Photo #90753toucan crossingCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90752Photo #90752Cyclists prohibited from riding on the Runcorn busway networkGeneral sign/notice:
Problem
signs
90751Photo #90751route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90750Photo #90750route sign - points only in one directionRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
90749Photo #90749Cyclists not permitted on the shared space busway OR the pedesetrian square.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
90748Photo #90748Six Sheffield standsCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
90747Photo #90747route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90746Photo #90746Unnecessary chicane barrier. The cycleway is crossing the busway here so no need to prevent motor access.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90745Photo #90745Bridge takes Castlefields Avenue over Astmoor Lane. Unfortunatly there is no ridable link from one to the other.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90744Photo #90744Motor traffic is kept from Astmoor Lane to convert it to a cycleway. A simple bollard is enough to stop cars while allowing free access to cycles.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
90743Photo #90743Cycleway to Norton Priory starts on the right hand side of the wall. Completely unsigned - you would never find it if you didn't know about it.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
90742Photo #90742route sign is lost in the foliageRoute sign:
Problem
routesigns
90741Photo #90741Underpass near Halton Common, Runcorn.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90740Photo #90740narrow lit cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90739Photo #90739bridge takes the busway over the cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90738Photo #90738route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90736Photo #90736route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90735Photo #90735Entrance to Phoenix ParkCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90734Photo #90734bollardCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90683Photo #90683Reasonably easy to pass this barrierObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
90682Photo #90682BarrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90681Photo #90681Cycleway entering Runcorn Town ParkCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90680Photo #90680NCN 562 is routed directly in front of the shops. Not really an appropriate place for cycling.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
90679Photo #90679New cycle bridge crosses the Runcorn Central ExpresswayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
90678Photo #90678Bridge over the Runcorn expressway. Could do with higher parapets.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90677Photo #90677substantial barriers on a slopeObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
90676Photo #90676route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90675Photo #90675Runcorn Loop cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90674Photo #90674route signsRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
90673Photo #90673cycleway goes under a railway bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90672Photo #90672bollard in the middle of the cyclewayObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
90671Photo #90671toucan crossing. A bit tight to accessCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
90670Photo #90670route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90669Photo #90669route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90668Photo #90668Not much assistance getting national cycle route 562 across the busy A56.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
90667Photo #90667route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90666Photo #90666route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90665Photo #90665Cyclists' favorite sign.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
90664Photo #90664route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90663Photo #90663route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90662Photo #90662route signRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
90661Photo #90661The tiny sticker on the post is the only indication that this is the route of the Runcorn Cycleway from the roundabout on the A533Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
90660Photo #90660Route sign for Runcorn Loop cycleway. No indiaction as to wher to ride in the other direction.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns

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