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110722Photo #110722Exctinction Rebellion critical mass rideBicycle:
Event
bicycles
110720Photo #110720King StreetCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
110719Photo #110719King StreetCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
110685Photo #110685One of many very poorly secured racks at the Cambridge railway station CyclePoint.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
110665Photo #110665abandoned unused and unusable locked bikes block access to this Sheffield bike standCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
110406Photo #110406Vital footway space taken by bikes and cars.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
110353Photo #110353I applaud the Newnham Bakery taking over a parking space for cycle parking, but I wish they'd installed stands which actually support bikes - it's not that well used as a result.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
110352Photo #110352Display of bikes by Mike Burrows and others at the Cambridge Museum of Technology for the Exploring the Science and Technology of Cycling day in the Cambridge Festival of Cycling.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
110351Photo #110351Parking on the railings and substitute Camcycle stall bike at the Cambridge Museum of Technology for the Exploring the Science and Technology of Cycling day in the Cambridge Festival of Cycling.Other:
Event
general
110335Photo #110335Reasonably well signed roadworks on Station Road, CambridgeRoadworks:
Event
roadworks
110087Photo #110087The new northbound segregated cycleway along Green End Road starts at this mini-roundabout.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
110086Photo #110086New segregated cycleway on Green End Road - the slight narrowings at the zebras are a bit annoying.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
110085Photo #110085There's a telecoms van beyond the End of Road Works sign, but no reason for this stretch of cycle lane to be closed.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
110084Photo #110084Good practice - but it was hard to see why the cycle lane had to be closed.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
110075Photo #110075Construction site for the Abbey-Chesterton bridge on the Chisholm Trail (and a train from Cambridge North to London)Other:
Event
general
110046Photo #110046Just opened - the remaining part of the GCP Cross City Cycling Scheme for Arbury Road that was planned a few years ago.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
110045Photo #110045A brand new Zebra on Arbury Road.Road environment:
Good practice
road
110011Photo #110011Queen’s Road, CambridgeRoad environment:
Good practice
road
109925Photo #109925Bike racks replacing what was car parking space. That'll do.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
109916Photo #109916Lensfield Road is always in terrible condition.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
109914Photo #109914Two stands outside the butchers shop and temporary stands in the road.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109913Photo #109913Mill Road bridge may be open again, but the gas work continues. If the delivery van wasn't there bikes would only have to be wheeled a short distance.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109912Photo #109912Optimistic sign saying that these new cycle stands are not for the use of rail travellers. I'm afraid that train has already departed...Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109911Photo #109911The stands at the front of the building are finally in use, but not these ones on the side.Cycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
109910Photo #109910Unusual - someone has spotted their stolen bike and put a lock on it with a message for whoever has been using it to remove their lock.Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
109878Photo #109878Last evening of the Romsey Parklet on Mill Road, Cambridge.Road environment:
Good practice
road
109839Photo #109839An Extinction Rebellion critical mass style ride.Other:
Infrastructure
general
109838Photo #109838An Extinction Rebellion critical mass style ride assembling at Reality Checkpoint.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
109833Photo #109833Chisholm Trail route under construction between Newmarket Road and Ditton Meadows.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109832Photo #109832Ditton Meadows - this route is closed for construction of the bridge.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109830Photo #109830Footbridge on Ditton Meadows.

The gravel recently added here helps access a little.
Track:
Good practice
track
109829Photo #109829Gravel has been added to both sides of this footbridge which makes access a little easier.Track:
Good practice
track
109828Photo #109828This route across the railway footbridge remains open, but is briefly closed to allow heavy plant and other construction vehicles to cross.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109827Photo #109827Photo taken thru the Heras fencing - the jetty surface and railing have been removed.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109826Photo #109826Jetty route now closed.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109713Photo #109713Footbridge over a stream on Ditton Meadows.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109692Photo #109692Street party in Romsey for Mill Road SummerRoad environment:
Event
road
109691Photo #109691Steep steps with a channel for wheeling bikes on the bridge linking Ditton Meadows and Stourbridge Common.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109690Photo #109690Approach to the railway footbridge linking Ditton Meadows with Stourbridge Common.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109689Photo #109689Ditton MeadowsTrack:
Infrastructure
track
109688Photo #109688Footbridge over a stream on Ditton Meadows.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109687Photo #109687Tree trunk on Ditton Meadows where work begins today until summer 2020 for construction of the Abbey - Chesterton foot and cycle bridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109686Photo #109686Bridge over a ditch on Stourbridge Common.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109685Photo #109685Stourbridge commonTrack:
Infrastructure
track
109684Photo #109684Steep footbridge with wheeling channel for bikes.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109683Photo #109683This jetty overhanging the river under the railway bridge is due to close today until summer 2020 for construction of the Abbey - Chesterton foot and cycle bridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109682Photo #109682This jetty overhanging the river under the railway bridge is due to close today until summer 2020 for construction of the Abbey - Chesterton foot and cycle bridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109681Photo #109681Route due to close today for work to begin installation of the Abbey to Chesterton foot and cycle bridge. #ChisholmTrailCycleway:
Event
cycleways
109624Photo #109624Great to see that the area of Mill Road by the bridge has at last reopened after the fire. Shops much easier to access now. t.co/oQD1veOKgwRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
109613Photo #109613Last few days of this jetty.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109542Photo #109542Ten pounds per ‘bike’.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
109541Photo #109541A few racks near main entrance.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109529Photo #109529Some racks in the shade of a tree.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
109485Photo #109485Advertising bike on Thompson's LaneBicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
109432Photo #109432The new cycle parking on Station Road is finally in use and the 'security' guards have been sent elsewhere.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109431Photo #109431The start of the contraflow lane on St Barnabas Road is blocked, but I'm sure most cyclists are ignoring the No Right Turns sign.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
109430Photo #109430Predictably, there's no indication that Mill Road might be open for cycling - the usually motor vehicle-obsessed thinking.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
109429Photo #109429There's a reasonable amount of cycle parking inside Darwin CollegeCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109425Photo #109425Now open - the east-west Addenbrooke's-Trumpington cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109424Photo #109424Now open - the east-west Addenbrooke's-Trumpington cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109423Photo #109423Now open - the east-west Addenbrooke's-Trumpington cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109354Photo #109354See #108546 - let's hope the tree roots have been properly dealt with rather than just given a fresh layer of asphalt to lift.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109339Photo #109339Sometimes you just have to give way to bigger traffic

Stourbridge Common
Obstruction:
Event
obstructions
109338Photo #109338The Romsey Parklet

Visit Romsey's new public space.
Bring a picnic, buy some food, just sit and think.
It's on Mill Road, it's free and it's yours!

twitter.com/TParklet
Road environment:
Good practice
road
109237Photo #109237This cargo bike is used by staff at the David Parr House visitor centre (184 Gwydir Street) when performing "outreach" and promotional work.

davidparrhouse.org
Other:
Infrastructure
general
109202Photo #109202Riverside

Cambridge Museum of Technology
Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
109201Photo #109201King's ParadeRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
109200Photo #109200Which would you choose? Sheffield stand or two tier racks

It is a unanimous vote for Sheffield stands. Much more popular. Cycle parking in the basement of 50/60 Station Road.
Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109191Photo #109191The café/pub at the Museum of Technology on Riverside, Cambridge is a great place to watch endless people on bikes passing by. Katrina counted 100 in five minutes and sixteen seconds.Destination:
Good practice
destinations
109189Photo #109189Cambridge Central MosqueCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
109099Photo #109099Green End Road opening ceremonial rideDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
109098Photo #109098Green End Road opening ceremony, a happy straggler.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
109097Photo #109097Mill Road Summer evening July 4thOther:
Event
general
109087Photo #109087Green End Road, CambridgeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
109086Photo #109086Bus stop bypass on Green End Road, CambridgeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
109079Photo #109079Another example of the poor cycle infra in the Newmarket Road retail park. The driver just pulls up and stops (without indicating to traffic behind) in the cyclelane and the passenger opens the door straight away.
This, combined with www.cyclestreets.net/location/109078/ shows really poor thinking about the infra here.
Road environment:
Problem
road
109078Photo #109078New, very poor cycle infra in the retail park. Note "Cyclists use cyclelane only" is advisory so will confuse a lot of people. And it's a very bad place to ride, as shown by people walking in it. Just 10 metres earlier, this happened: www.cyclestreets.net/location/109079/Road environment:
Problem
road
109054Photo #109054New cycle lanes are currently being laid on @CamSciencePark. It’s a lovely day so let’s take a look. t.co/4DNgT2eLdv

Follow the link above for series of tweets explaining how a dreadful cycleway has been built by avoiding consultation.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108961Photo #108961Dooring zone markings on the newly resurfaced Station Road, Cambridge - cyclists are entitled to keep well to the right.Road environment:
Good practice
road
108960Photo #108960Taxi driver bullying through. Can clearly see me before coming onto my side of the road. Keeps on coming. Then mansplains to me to be patient and give way to him. On my side of the road. Yes, right. That'd fail your driving test. t.co/k3yGwkLEWvEnforcement:
Event
enforcement
108959Photo #108959Some ancient infra that looks like it's close to collapse in parts. Needs removal as it's no longer compatible with current cycle sizes (cargo bikes can't pass each other here).Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
108958Photo #108958This route is used by hundreds of people every day. The estate to the left has maybe a dozen houses. Why is the priority the wrong way round?Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
108957Photo #108957Very narrow access. Blocks most cargo bikes on a main school access route (that's the school ahead on the right with a gate access about 100m ahead on THIS PATH).Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
108785Photo #108785Cycle contraflowCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
108784Photo #108784Parking on pavements and the cycle lane at the new Travelodge. See also #108783.

Credit: RL
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
108783Photo #108783Parking on pavements and the cycle lane at the new Travelodge. See also #108784.

Credit: RL
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
108780Photo #108780Busway cyclepath, Cambridge Assessment frontage, central section. Fence protects rock cages supporting difference in levels of up to about 1.5m. This would need to be stabilised before the path could be widened about 1.5m to boundary fence.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108779Photo #108779Busway cyclepath, Cambridge Assessment frontage, northern section. Verge and gravel infill by cyclepath - no problem to increase path width!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108778Photo #108778Busway cyclepath, Cambridge Assessment frontage, northern section. Fence protects rock cages as ground falls away from the path level (to a maximum of about 1.5m. Widening cyclepath at this point would require stabilisation of this wall.Other:
Problem
general
108777Photo #108777Busway cyclepath, Cambridge Assessment frontage, southern section. About 1.5m space available to increase width of cycleway to boundary fence.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108776Photo #108776Busway cyclepath looking north from corner of Clare College sports ground and along University Press frontage. Plenty of room to widen cycleway.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108775Photo #108775Busway cyclepath by Clare College sports ground. Almost 1m from edge of path to fence. Could bee used to widen cyclepath if lighting pillars moved.Other:
Infrastructure
general
108774Photo #108774Busway cyclepath looking north at the corner of Clare College sports ground. A culvert inhibits easy widening of the cyclepath at this point.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108773Photo #108773Busway north of Long Road underpass. With moving of light pillars and cutting of hedge at least 1.5m could be added to width of busway path.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108771Photo #108771Busway cyclepath, Long Road underpass, looking south. Path should be re-aligned to improve sight lines through tunnel and junction with access from Long Road by moving away from busway track.Other:
Infrastructure
general
108770Photo #108770Trumpington cycleway at Long Road underpass. To improve sight wys and prepare for re-opening of southern access from Long Road the line of the path should be moved away from the busway to permit sighting through the tunnel on approach.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108769Photo #108769Trumpington busway where a culvert narrows options for widening cycle-path at this point.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108768Photo #108768Trumpington Busway crossing Hobson Avenue. Electrical switchboxes on the edge of the cycle-path would require a lot of work to move for path widening.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108767Photo #108767Trumpington busway behind Fostar Road looking NE. A short section wheree the graded margin slopes down to the path. Could be dug back and stabilised with rock-cages and light pillars moved to add width.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108766Photo #108766Trumpington busway looking NE under Shelford Road Bridge. With removal of lighting pillar 1m could be added to the width of the path, even under the bridge.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways

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