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Kissing Gate

Restriction on path north of Merlewood Drive

[Image taken 19.5.22] Tesco, Clifton Moor, York. The 'Toblerone' shaped cycle racks don't support loaded cycles. Ie cycle used for utility purposes such as shopping at a supermarket. The uprights are too close together - you can only get on ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.22] Tesco, Clifton Moor, York. Excellent cycle parking signage: instantly recognisable as: a) cycle-related, b) parking-related, and visible from quite a distance. But terrible cycle parking... #182705. Other images today: ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.22] Rowntree Wharf, Navigation Road, York. Context: #182120. CYC knocked my first report back. I will re-report it. My tyres are quite wide but my wheel got noticeably ‘held’ when I wheeled it into one of the slots. Sk ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.22] Haxby Cycleway, rail bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Large amount of broken brown glass. I will report it. Other images today: #182703, #182704, #182705.

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #182699, #182119.

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between Foss Islands Road (direction of camera) and James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Morrisons and the zebra crossing are out of shot to the right. Context and links: #1826 ... [more]

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] As promised, Workman LLP (www.workman.co.uk/) has trimmed the hedging on the rightha ... [more]

Side road for car storage and access to the coast path to Penzance - but not as yet the cycle route.

Charging point for electric taxis on Station Road, Cambridge

New tree planting, with the contraflow cycle lane taking an arbitrary detour around it that I suspect neither cyclists nor drivers will respect properly.

New tree planting, with the contraflow cycle lane taking an arbitrary detour around it that I suspect neither cyclists nor drivers will respect properly.

New cycleway parallel to JJ Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge site

New cycleway parallel to JJ Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge site

Awkward cycle parking in the underground garage at Clare Hall (where cyclists are supposed to dismount, but there isn't even a speed limit for cars) - also space for cargo bikes etc just to the left.

On-street cycle parking needed - one car space could give safe storage for all these bikes.

Not easy to see, but one sign reads Roadworks from 27/4 for 4 days, the other reads Roadworks from 29/4 for 3 days - and they're both still there well into May.

Short bridleway from Porthgwarra to the Coastwatch station

Short bridleway up from Nanjizal beach

Short bridleway up from Nanjizal beach

The North Woodside Road scheme included shortening the length of the road available for driving by extending the cycleway. A zebra crossing has been provided for pedestrians accessing the steps to the supermarket.

The Maryhill Road crossing on North Woodside Road has now been completed. Corduroy tactile paving has again been used erroneously in place of the wider gap Cycleway type. Left and right turns have been banned with the Ahead Only sign.

The new cycle traffic signal at the Maryhill Road crossing on North Woodside Road. Note the Ahead Only sign forbidding left and right turns, including into Hopehill Road for accessing the supermarket.

The finished replacement crossing on North Woodside Road at Maryhill Road. Note the Ahead Only sign on the traffic signal.

Insecure residential cycle parking.

Benches and an overflowing bin, but no cycle route signage at the junction of Ferry Road and the cycle path to Kelvinhaugh Road.

Placemaking (I think) at Ferry Road. Benches have been installed next to the bin, but still no restoration of direction signage (such as in #37216) for the cycle routes.

Insecure cycle parking in Hastie Street.

Rock Road

Love Lane - a bridleway out of Fowey, a bit narrow and slippery in places.

Remaining barrier restricting access Taff Trail (May 2022).

Barrier free, motorcycle deterrence signage and cctv.

Cycle parking in the centre of St Ives

Three streets in St Ives that are miraculously free of parked cars.

A nice little cut-through in St Ives - except for the parked cars.

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[UPDATE: #182703] [Image taken 26.4.22] Navigation Road, York. The slotted grating is a hazard. It's where people on cycles are turning into and out of the non motorised user route through Hungate. It is very busy. Sightlines are restricted ... [more]

[UPDATE: #182699] [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards James Street. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the OpenSt ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at GP practice and other health facility. There's no drop kerb to access the pavement from the road... other than the one at the pedestrian crossing. If you used that to exit the ... [more]

[UPDATE: I saw on 18.5.22 this damage had been patched.] [Image taken 26.4.22] The Stonebow-Peasholme Green, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Extensive tarmac damage on a road where large vehicles (including buses) move fast. Cyclists ... [more]

Tiny Sheffield stands near the rebuilt entrance to Lidl supermarket. These do not support the bike well, particularly when loading shopping.

Construction of the rebuilt modal filter at North Woodside Road is nearly complete. The road and pedestrian traffic signals have been brought into use, but the cycle signals are still bagged up.

An off-side cycle lane on Hopehill Road. I'm not sure what this is for.

Love Lane - a bridleway into Fowey, but it's a bit narrow and slippery in places.

[Image taken 17.5.22] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington/York. There are good points about the cycle provision here: #175243 but they are too close together (measurements: #170557). They are also often oversubscribed. As today. Two people (ju ... [more]

An unusual e-cargo bike in St Ives

Start of byway - I haven't tested it, but cyclists should be able to get through to the Helford River at the head of Porth Navas Creek.

Helston's main street closed all day for Flora Day.

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  • Icon 182708 Traffic lights/uphill needs more time for cyclists to turn right here
  • Icon 182698 Pinch Point and Close-Pass on a video in a tweet https://twitter.com/pedalestrian/status/1527226011007557633?s=20&t=zCw0W-AioHsbcbi0XvAAGQ Island is marked at: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/9265015739
  • Icon 182675 Cycleway exists but is not signed as such. A very quick win with a few signs.
  • Icon 182674 Cycleway is badly overgrown and neglected. Needs TLC
  • Icon 182673 Allow cycling along this path so families out cycling can avoid a nasty unprotected crossing of the A414 to access Panshanger Park from the Cole Green Way
  • Icon 182662 Path or cycle route needed, slower speed limit. Lots of people walking and cycling to and from the village for work, school.
  • Icon 182628 Train runs over a food delivery robot. https://twitter.com/tulipsmg/status/1525976684998144005?s=21&t=8lKNQKOuWScd2Jpo_xrzNg
  • Icon 182626 A508 needs a cyclepath
  • Icon 182623 A508 is dangerous and intimidating for cyclists. Need cyclepath to keep those in villages connected to nearby towns.
  • Icon 182552 Allow cycling on the old railway from here to Arnside to enable families on cycles to avoid the traffic on the B5282
  • Icon 182551 Allow cycling on the old railway path so families on cycles can avoid the traffic on the B5282
  • Icon 182550 Repaint contraflow cycle path so children are safe using it and enforce no parking as cars block it. Not a good example of a safe route to a primary school when it could be.

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