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Battered railings encroaching further into a narrow shared path. Why exactly are they needed? The next crossing does not have railings.

This was already a very tight and awkward gap to negotiate. Knuckle crusher rails were installed last year to punish anybody who didn't get their alignment quite right. This bollard has now been added to make it even more difficult and make ... [more]

This was already a very tight and awkward gap to negotiate. Knuckle crusher rails were installed last year to punish anybody who didn't get their alignment quite right. This bollard has now been added to make it even more difficult and make ... [more]

Construction of new building finally completed, and Abbey Street cycle crossing still obstructed.The two cars on the left are on double yellow lines.

Yet another example that the builders really don't care at all about illegally blocking the route for local people. And that the council and police are complicit in not making sure they don't obstruct.

Van blocking contraflow cycle lane on Bateman Street. A daily occurrence for much of the year - certainly this last week, and most summers from July to October. There are, of course, parking spaces marked and vacant just across the road, b ... [more]

Railings obstructing the cycleway between Newmarket Rd Tesco and Riverside have been removd. Well done Tesco. See eg. #10886 for what was here previously.

This chain is fixed to the wall with a steel screw chain link which can be undone with a spanner - so is not very secure. But more to the point the bikes are blocking the footway (as are the bins in the background). What is needed here is s ... [more]

Street lighting being replaced. The new lampposts are sited almost in the middle of the footway. In fact this one is half a lamppost width further towards the centre than the previous one (which can be seen in the ground having been cut off ... [more]

The Milton Road mandatory cycle lane obstructed.

Car reg S57 LM0 blocking the cycle lanes that bypass the traffic calming outside Coleridge College. This has been an ongoing issue since the traffic calming was installed. It takes just one selfish individual to put at risk the thousands of ... [more]

HGV parked in car bays totally obstructing cycle lane

Another HGV parked in car bays

Cyclist Dismount? How about just cycling around the roadwork...

Blatant obstruction of mandatory cycle lane by Ford BF58 JFX while driver popped to the shops

See #49228 for the taxi blocking the westbound cycle lane ... And meanwhile, looking in the opposite direction, this range rover chooses to ignore the stop line (as so many drivers do) and pulls forward. He is blocking the entrance to the C ... [more]

Licensed private-hire vehicle, which had been waiting illegally on the pavement in a no waiting no loading at any time section of highway, moves off, without indicating, in the path of two cyclists and a motor vehicle.

Overranking by silver Mondeo CE57 WXD (license 47), by silver Peugeot SD57 BFO from Panther taxis and white LT1 AE56 LDX (license 278).

Police and/or LAPE left the half overranking taxi and two more overranking taxis arrive.

Police and/or LAPE at a half overranking taxi on St Andrews Street.

Yet another dodgy delivery to The Revolution - WP56 ANU delivering meat and forcing cyclists onto the footway (meanwhile the beer lorry was around the corner as required).

AK10 WJD parked in the contraflow lane on Corn Exchange Street; engine off. "Did you just take a picture of my car?", like that's unlawful or something—thereafter, it all unfolded. The driver didn't see what she was doing wrong but thankf ... [more]

Mandatory cycle lane on Regent Street. Delivery van BU56 ZCK blocking the lane right before a traffic light.

This taxi driver has managed to obstruct two cycle lanes simultaneously

AV03 SXR parked-up and dealing with matters most probably important. Any inexperienced cyclist could easily get injured overtaking here, especially as that pedestrian crossing is island'd.

Two cars blocking the Milton Road bus and cycle lane. silver BMW 3-series T387 HTR, was reported as incident CC-19062010-0444 and fined £30!

Three cars blocking the Milton Road bus and cycle, including T387 HTR, a silver BMW 3-series. A cyclists has to pull out into the carriageway while three cars try to overtake with insufficient space.

Three cars blocking the Milton Road bus and cycle, including S384 CPB, a green Mercedes C-class. Two cyclists have to pull out into the carriageway, while a compact car marginally passes the centre line.

Bus and cycle lane on Milton Road blocked southbound, near entrance to Westbrook Centre.

Red Citroen Picasso with number plates YH03 XAX and a silver Skoda Fabia blocking the bus and cycle lane on Milton Road right at a bus stop, while a young cyclist has to pull out into the main carriageway. All this is happening because the ... [more]

Silver BMW 3-series with plates T387 HTR just encroaching a little bit today.

Three cars blocking a bus and cycle lane near a bus stop on Milton Road. Among them the regular Citroen Picasso with number plates AY52 KZH and a red car AG59 LJZ.

Citroen Picasso AY52 KZH is another frequent user of the Milton Road bus and cycle. Reported to Cambridgeshire Police as incident CC-07062010-0560 and reference to the previous incident CC-03062010-0458 - photo #23120

Citroen Picasso AY52 KZH is another frequent user of the Milton Road bus and cycle. Reported to Cambridgeshire Police as incident CC-07062010-0560 and reference to the previous incident CC-03062010-0458 - photo #23120

This car was parked outside the One-Stop, right across the cycle lane, on Sunday at lunchtime.

white van flaunting the parking regulations

Third afternoon in a row T387 HTR is blocking the Cycle and Bus Lane right before a bus stop on Milton Road. Bus schedule at the top of the photo. TXT response from police: "Good Evening, this is Cambridgeshire Police. Thank you for reporti ... [more]

Third afternoon in a row T387 HTR is blocking the Cycle and Bus Lane right before a bus stop on Milton Road. Bus schedule at the top of the photo. TXT response regarding incident CC-03062010-0458 from the police: "Good Evening, this is Camb ... [more]

Third afternoon in a row BMW T387 HTR is blocking the Cycle and Bus Lane right before a bus stop on Milton Road. This means that buses can't use the bay and can't even get close to the kerb. It also signals to visitors of the shops that it ... [more]

PMS Cambridge Ltd with number plates RE02 COH parked in the Mandatory Cycle Lane on Milton Road northbound, just before the entrance to the Westbrook Centre. There were legal parking spaces available on the opposite side of the road.

This bus and cycle lane on Milton Road near Mitcham's Corner, opposite the access road to the Westbrook Centre is frequently blocked by cars, here two, that force snaking cyclists into the main carriage way in front of cars going at around ... [more]

BMW with number plates T387 HTR does park regularly in the bus & cycle lane opposite the Westbrook Centre access road. See. also #23289.

This bus and cycle lane is frequently blocked by cars, here two, that force snaking cyclists into the main carriage way in front of cars going at around the speed limit. Another cyclist is illegally avoiding this road, pedalling along the n ... [more]

This bus and cycle lane on Milton Road near Mitcham's Corner, opposite the access road to the Westbrook Centre is frequently blocked by cars, here two (inc. regular BMW T387 HTR), that force snaking cyclists into the main carriage way in fr ... [more]

Some cars are so narrow, they seem like "designed to fit in a Mandatory Cycle Lane".

Cycle contraflow completely blocked by MACC Building Solutions van. Occupants, in back of van, said they had to block the cycle lane because there was nowhere else to park.

W582 EOO unlawfully parked on Emmanuel Street, during the morning peak period. Note that the Royal Mail van in the distance (well; not that far, and that's my point) is parked in the loading bay. There is more than one van's length avaliabl ... [more]

B7 RAD illegally parked on Emmanuel Street. Driver not present in vehicle; not loading or unloading either; there was a bloke having a smoke in front of the vehicle who might have been the driver, but the vehicle is certainly unlawfully par ... [more]

The number of occasions fines were imposed for obstructing Cycle Lanes (cycle lanes other than bus lanes) between 1 January 2010 and 31 March 2010 contravening rule 140 of the Highway code in Cambridge. 4x £30 on Regent Street 1x £30 ... [more]

Unknown van using up most of the contraflow on Downing Street; couldn't be bothered to get his registration—there's really no point; nothing'll ever get done about it.

CAT Scaffolding Ltd with number plates V353 FHW obstructing a Mandatory Cycle Lane despite space on the driveway. Cyclist forced into main lane with speeding cars and lorries. See also #22296

CAT Scaffolding Ltd with number plates V353 FHW obstructing a Mandatory Cycle Lane despite space on the driveway. Cyclist using the shared use pavement (contra-flow). See also #22297

Inconsiderate parking on the cycle way near a lamp post at double yellow line.

Cyclists circumnavigating a white van stopped in the mandatory cycle lane at the Hills Road/Station Road traffic lights.

Renault Laguna Extreme Dci 120bhp (5 Door Hatchback), number plates LV04 NZT Newmarket Road (CB5 8JJ) east bound, between Garlic Row and Swann's Road. 20 April 2010 ca. 18:20 hrs. (reported 18:22 hrs. as incident 462 / 20APR2010). More of ... [more]

Renault Laguna with number plates LV04 NZT on Newmarket Road (CB5 8JJ), between Garlic Row and Swann's Road went into bus & cycle lane on Newmarket Road east bound. slowed down at (bus) traffic light, but went through red light. He stopped ... [more]

Renault Laguna with number plates LV04 NZT on Newmarket Road (CB5 8JJ), east bound on 20 April 2010 ca. 18:20 hrs. (reported 18:22 hrs. as incident 462 / 20APR2010) - “LV04 NZT” went into bus & cycle lane on Newmarket Road east boun ... [more]

Carlsberg lorry unloading to Revolutions bar at 7:30 am on the 14th April 2010 completely blocking the cycle lane causing cyclists to pull into oncomming traffic blind.

S354 TKY parked illegailly in cycle lane

Car parked illegally in Cycle lane

W582 EOO illegally parked in cycle lane

Yes another parked van in cycle lane

Yet another lorry parked in teh cycle lane.

The usual obstructions in the mandatory cycle lane on Bateman Street

Obstruction of contraflow cycle lane and footway in Downing St

Vehicle parked in cycle lane in Regent St

Yet another white van on Bateman Street scrupulously keeping the road clear for motor vehicles while blocking the contraflow cycle lane.

St Andrews Bureau van blocking the contraflow cycle lane - as a local property management company they really should know better.

The road has already been narrowed by building work, so it's particularly bad for a City Council truck to block the Mandatory Cycle Lane here!

Parkers Piece - gate on corner nearest Catholic Church is locked. The two bollards are sunk into the ground. See also #20389.

Parkers Piece - gate on corner nearest Catholic Church is locked. There are two bases / preparations for bollards (square lids on the ground). See also #20392 and #20574.

Taxi AG04 LCN with license 1051 parked in contra-flow cycle lane with double yellow line. So much about professional drivers.

Private hire vehicle CU05 MWM with windscreen plate number 409, parked (engine off) in contraflow cycle lane. Took this picture, then went over to his window. Me: "Are you aware that you're illegally parked?" Him: "Mate, mate: move on." ... [more]

An extremely underexposed shot of AV53 ZBX parked illegally in the contraflow cycle lane. See #20201 for the wider shot.

Red VW bus with number plate KX56 HHV (taxi license 158, see also #19068 and #19261) stopping in a cycle lane again, despite space on the pavement.

Once again, a St Andrews Bureau property management company van blocking the contraflow cycle lane outside their properties on Bateman Street.

Saint Andrews Bureau truck blocking the contraflow cycle lane and footway on Bateman Street again - as a local property management firm they really should know better.

Cambridgeshire Police Scientific Support unit parked in a mandatory cycle lane (MCL). Officer had just returned to the car to fill in forms. There was plenty of space (see #19172) to park the car with number plates AF52 VMO without blocking ... [more]

The contraflow cycle lane on Bateman Street - blocked by a white van, as usual.

Cambridge's town centre "bus station" is Emmanuel Street, with stands overflowing into neighbouring streets and a bus garage on the corner with Parkside. It is now one way for motor traffic, with a contraflow lane to maintain 2 way cycle ... [more]

Police van blocks contraflow cycle lane on Downing St. whilst officers attend Revolution Bar. Time 09:15

Stagecoach bus in an ASL advertising "Bikeability": Cycle Proficiency for the 21 Century. Should "Cycle Cambridge" use its "Cycling Demonstration Town" advertising budget to request better driving from bus drivers? (a taxi on the redmac cyc ... [more]

Scaffolding lorry (P688 GKR or R688 GKR) and taxi DN05 XFL (Cambridge license 1005) do not care about redmac cycle lanes and ASLs.

Big fat lorry in a useless cycle lane.

Big fat lorry in a useless cycle lane.

Wonderful - a warning sign for the car traffic which isn't being impeded, but nothing at all for cycle traffic in the contraflow lane which has actually been totally blocked.

Apex Scaffolding truck parked in Mandatory Cycle Lane - but would it be any safer if they parked on the other side and carried the poles across??

Cyclist pushing bike along footway, possibly due to St Andrews Bureau vans parked illegally in the Mandatory Cycle Lane. As a local property management firm they really should know better. One of their vans was there again four days later.

Delivery van parked in cycle lane on Hills Road. "The traffic wardens told me I can park here" was the response. See the bike trying to pass in the main traffic flow.

AD58 VXG blocking cycle lane in front of Robinson College on Grange Rd

AD58 VYT blocking cycle lane in front of Robinson College on Grange Rd. The driver also made a rude hand gesture.

AG58 FTT blocking cycle lane in front of Robinson College on Grange Rd

LJ51 YRK blocking cycle lane in front of St John's College School (Grange Rd)

S887 JRK blocking cycle lane in front of St John's College School (Grange Rd)

Taxi AC03 CVK (licence number 119) blocking cycle lane on Huntingdon Road

S482 JEG blocking contraflow cycle lane in Bateman St

YX51 CZT and others blocking cycle lane in front of St John's College School

EN07 WDL and many other cars blocking cycle lane in front of St John's College School.

HY54 WZU blocking contraflow cycle lane Bateman St/Panton St corner

BD55 EZT blocking contraflow cycle lane Bateman St/Panton St corner

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