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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 from the Environment Agency logo. Is this somewhere people will see the signs (explanation of the works), and the c ... [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]

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

[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]

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.

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

New private development off Impington Lane - it's actually shown as a through route for cycling on OpenCycleMap, although there are in fact Cyclists Dismount signs on this path to the B1049. (And more car and cycle storage space to the righ ... [more]

There are quite a lot of covered Sheffield stands on this new private development (eg at both ends of this shed).

There are quite a lot of covered Sheffield stands on this new private development.

New private development off Impington Lane - it's actually shown as a through route for cycling on OpenCycleMap, although there are in fact Cyclists Dismount signs on the path to the B1049.

Vision Park, Histon - barriers at the far end of this path are clearly meant to exclude cycles.

These barriers are clearly meant to block cycle access to Chivers Way and Vision Park, although the companies there have enough cycle parking.

Cycle bypass on Station Road, Histon, where the main road priority is now for a right turn to Bridge Road

Four Sheffield stands at the redeveloped Histon station

Cycle repair and refurbishment at this local charity in Histon

Three Sheffields stands at the Geographer café-deli, Histon

School Lane, Histon, severed by Bridge Road (the B1049)

Cut-through to the western half of School Lane, Histon (no dropped kerb)

Awkward cut-through to Bridge Road, Histon

Awkward cut-through from Bridge Road, Histon

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Pavement cycleway. Cycle ride from Cambridge to Histon, through King's Hedges and Arbury.

Dropped kerb needed at this cut-through to the cycleway along Bridge Road

Widening of the pavement cycleway in Histon. Cycle ride from Cambridge to Histon, through King's Hedges and Arbury.

Cut-through with barriers to the cycleway along Bridge Road

Cut-through with barriers from the cycleway along Bridge Road

Cut-through with barriers from the cycleway along Bridge Road

The current arrangement at the south end of Histon Road - only cycling allowed southbound. The sensors don't seem to be detecting bikes - there's a red light until someone activates the pedestrian crossing to the left.

Cyclist hit on Surbiton's new Ewell Road cycle lane by driver emerging from Langley Road. Number of cars not giving way here needs addressing. @MPSSurbitonHill @HilaryGander @KingstonCycling https://t.co/DichvK6beR In a subsequ ... [more]

[Image taken 27.1.21] York, Clifton Moor retail park near Dunelm furniture and home furnishing outlet. The shared use link on the far side of the crossing looks like a service road to the rear of industrial units. In fact, as the new sign o ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Esplanade near car park, York. Diversion sign through the car park. Sign has the Trans Pennine Trail [https://www.sustrans.org.uk/find-other-routes/trans-pennine-trail] logo. The diversion will be in place until around ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] The Knavesmire, the racecourse, York. This was a pair of staggered barriers. One has been removed. You can see the dark square of tarmac where one end was buried. This makes it much more comfortable and straightforward ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] The Knavesmire, the racecourse, York. The tarmac has been extended (previously bare earth and sometimes mud showed the additional space people need to get through). This need that is not provided for is visible in (too) ... [more]

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  • Icon 168869 The traffic lights on the railway bridge are only changed by the detection of a car or larger vehicle. If a person is on a bicycle they have to wait for a vehicle to change the lights. This is particularly poor as it is on one of Coventry’s designated cycle routes.
  • Icon 168836 Santander Cycle station here please.
  • Icon 168835 Access to ebikes nearer to residents
  • Icon 168834 Add path way so access for people in this location to access Hullbridge safely.
  • Icon 168833 Have a pathway side of this road, so be safer for children this end of Hullbridge to get a bus and into Hullbridge area.
  • Icon 168832 Needs a safer way to cross the road as fast road as cars drive fast and very unsafe.
  • Icon 168826 Continue footpath from Blountswood to Wadham Road. Allowing pedestrian access to existing houses on Lower Road
  • Icon 168822 A path from Blountswood to Wadham Park Avenue. For children and for people who use the footpaths around this area instead of walking on a fast and dangerous road.
  • Icon 168818 Traffic speeds up and down Carlton Hill, often on the pavement to pass other cars, a major problem for pupils at Carlton Hill primary. There are regular incidents of near misses at drop-off and pick-up. Traffic calming measures during those times, wider paths and a crossing / crossing guard would make a huge improvement to the safety of our children.
  • Icon 168738 The one way system on pavements here seems to have stopped (all signage removed) which is making it impossible to keep your distance significantly here. The pavement is narrow enough for elderly people with walkers, or parents with buggies which cause problems when cyclists or another person with a walking aid / pushchair comes the other way! The one-way system should be made permanent to aid safer walking, and include much clearer signage
  • Icon 168736 Pavement ends on the A153 before joining the public foot path. Short by just a couple meters but the road is so busy this would make everyone safer
  • Icon 168735 Needs a cycle/pedestrian crossing as this road is so busy - trying to cross to the bridle track from the cycle path is so dangerous with the speed of the cars.

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