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One of a number of bus boarders that have been provided in the city centre, to allow more space for people waiting for buses. In most cases the footway is too narrow to accommodate both people walking and waiting, but not so much here. This ... [more]

The northbound South City Way cycle track is now operating at the Cumberland Street junction, but the southbound is closed off awaiting the installation of the two-way cycle track in Gorbals Street. The junction is marked as being for "a ... [more]

The connection to Surrey Street from the South City Way cycle track on Pollokshaws Road is no longer marked (as it was previously, see #37220), but is implied with a dropped kerb available (although part of a pedestrian crossing) and ends a ... [more]

An asphalt ramp in place of a dropped kerb at the end of the Stobcross Street service road, probably as good as the location can hope for. The path leads to the Stobcross Bridge and NCN756.

A dropped kerb on the path from Elliot Street to the Clydeside Expressway sliproad.

A toucan crossing across the Clydeside Expressway sliproad, but not across Finnieston Street. Nothing to say any footway is legal for cycling. The toucan crossing is one of a chain of toucan crossings leading to the path to Minerva Street.

Dreadful subsidence

I see the point, but I wonder how many drivers on this short stub of private road bother going around to the left - there's not much need. On a bike I certainly wouldn't bother.

Three more stands at the Royal Standard

Dreadful road surface on Mill Road, caused by heavy vehicles accelerating away from the lights - even with Mill Road bridge closed to most motor vehicles. Cambridgeshire County Council say : At this time we do not feel that any action is n ... [more]

Image taken 14.5.21] Station Road (Lendal Bridge) junction with Rougier Street, York. The kerbstone has come away from the rest of the pavement. Location see: #168910

[Image taken 14.5.21] Station Road (Lendal Bridge) junction with Rougier Street, York. The next stage in the damage process is when chunks of the cracked tarmac come out. But it's not just the resulting hole(s) but also the lumps that are h ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Station Ave junction with Station Road, at the city walls, York. At least one light seems to be out. The pavement on the eastern (Lendal Bridge) side is very narrow. The width is further reduced by scaffolding for work ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. Light is out and it’s dark. Same issue, same time see also: #168906 and links.

[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. Light is out and it’s dark.[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail buildin ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. The light is out. Same issue, same time see also: #168907, #168908.

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. There is no reference to ‘Leeman Road’ as given on the cycle map as an alternative for when the gates to/from the station here are closed. There's no other help ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. A third sign very close to the station entrance/exit but with limited information and nothing that will help someone who finds the gates are locked. Other images on ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. Two detailed signs. No help if you get to the rail station between 22.30 and 05.30 when the gates are locked. Neither includes the name ‘Leeman Road’ – the ac ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. The largest text clearly suggests the information is only for, relevant to, people cycling yet the bridge was replaced to make it accessible so information should r ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. Providing a map is a good idea. However, the map is aimed at people on cycles. It covers the whole city. The detail of the city centre is even less accessible as it ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. There are no clues the gates to the station are locked. There is a cycle map (right) but it is high up and on top of a bank. It’s therefore inaccessible to many. ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. The gates cannot be seen from even quite close to. There are three route signs and a map of the city for cyclists but no, ‘Gates are closed 22.30-05.30’ warning ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. The gates are locked overnight. There’s no sign alerting people. See also: #168899, #168900, #168901, #168902, #168903, #168904, #168905

The alignment of Abbotsford Place is continued in the form of a path, but is blocked by the parked car transporter on Cumberland Street. There is no formal crossing or even dropped kerbs.

[Image taken 13.5.21] West Esplanade, beneath Scarborough Bridge, York. Familiar face during her first week back promoting Sustrans (www.sustrans.org.uk/) for over a year due to the covid-19 epidemic.

Car parking in Laurieston all over the place, and some random cycle parking. I guess the streetlighting is nearing replacement.

Car parking in the rebuilt Laurieston area is perhaps not how the designers intended.

Roadworks closing the Herbertson Street cycle track.

Toucan crossings all around the junction, but are any of the footways actually legal to cycle on? In any case, that street lighting column is blocking the footway.

Maybe not terribly useful for cycling, but the path that crosses Buccleuch Street on its way from West Graham Street to Hill Street and Renfrew Street does not have dropped kerbs at either side. There are also some cycle parking stands l ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The signs and diversion map are on the fencing one panel along to the left of the Environment Agency logo. Is this somewhere people will see the signs (explanation of the works), and the cycle dive ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The sign is very large but people will need to be looking around them to stay safe. See also (sign content): #168886, cycle route map: #168887, location of this information: #168889

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. A basic overview of the diversions in place from the Millennium Bridge in the south of the city to Scarborough Bridge in the north. All are due to floodworks. See more images related to the signage ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. This is the only explanation of the works around replacing the floodgates under Lendal Bridge I have seen on the route. It's on the Environment Agency's works compound (next to the gates) but in a ... [more]

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This could be Leicester's first segregated bike lane protected by bollards. King Richard's Rd.

First in Milton Keynes (#96095), now in West Cambridge - autonomous vehicles on the footways. www.cambridgeindependent.co.uk/news/autonomous-vehicle-trials-under-way-in-cambridge-9199287/

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Sleek, stylish cargo cycle from Butchers & Bicycles https://www.butchersandbicycles.com/. See also: #168885 for width. This is an example of what I call a 'York' cycle. A cycle is that is wider o ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This cargo cycle is around 93cm wide. See also: #168884.

Bidston Moss nature reserve Pride Park CH43 7RF.

Junction of School Lane and New Road - a dropped kerb would be helpful.

Link from School Lane to Macfarlane Close

Link to School Lane, Impington

School Lane - paved path to New Road, Impington

Barriers on the path from the B1049 to a new housing development - although it's shown as a through route for cycling on OpenCycleMap.

Link from a new private housing development to the B1049

Barriers on the path from a new housing development to the B1049 - although it's shown as a through route for cycling on OpenCycleMap.

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  • Icon 168941 Vehicles mounting the pavement, road too narrow at junction for motor vehicles turning. This road needs blocking off, to stop it being used as a rat run and encouraging more walking and cycling. There could be walk and cycle access only.
  • Icon 168940 It is too narrow for pedestrians. A one way traffic system so pavements can be widened is needed.
  • Icon 168933 Cycle paths needed for safety since the increase of traffic on the new Eastern bypass
  • Icon 168932 Cycle paths needed for safety since the increase of traffic on the new Eastern bypass
  • Icon 168930 Bramley Road to be blocked off at Glenfield Road and turned into a cul de sac. Add some trees too. Would reduce traffic into area (low traffic neighbourhood) and increased pleasantness. Plus prevent commuter parking, fly tipping etc.
  • Icon 168927 Rat run driving spot. Needs traffic calming measures. 20 mph, speed bumps for people racing along here.
  • Icon 168926 Low Traffic Neighbourhood
  • Icon 168924 Dangerous road crossing here
  • Icon 168923 Dangerous road crossing here
  • Icon 168922 The footpath is in poor condition and gets narrow where the hedgerow is thick, the path needs re-building in places, widening generally and the hedgerow needs cutting back.
  • Icon 168921 The pavement from the mini roundabout to the bus stop near the entrance to Crofton Road is narrow and could be widened without narrowing the highway
  • Icon 168919 The lack of footpath on the west side of the road means the crossing is inaccessible without detouring in to The Tithings when walking southwards from the A6.

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