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141925Photo #141925It's so easy to cycle along and across Mill Road with through traffic removed.Road environment:
Good practice
road
141924Photo #141924Footway widened a bit on Mill Road, even though there are no people coming in and out of shops here.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
141923Photo #141923Cambridgeshire County Council has closed Mill Road at the railway bridge except to buses, cycles and pedestrians - and then puts up these signs which totally ignore buses, cycles and pedestrians....
And it's not a one-off, they did the same thing this week on Histon Road.
General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
141883Photo #141883Cambridgeshire County Council has closed Mill Road at the railway bridge except to buses, cycles and pedestrians - and then puts up these signs which totally ignore buses, cycles and pedestrians....
And it's not a one-off, they did the same thing this week on Histon Road.
General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
141882Photo #141882Cambridgeshire County Council has closed Mill Road at the railway bridge except to buses, cycles and pedestrians - and then puts up these signs which totally ignore buses, cycles and pedestrians....
And it's not a one-off, they did the same thing this week on Histon Road.
General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
141752Photo #141752Lots of covered cycle parking at the Anne McLaren Building on the Cambridge Biomedical CampusCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
141724Photo #141724Awful signage - the street is open. Need to make clear that businesses are open.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
141723Photo #141723Awful signage - the street is open. Need to make clear that businesses are open.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
141722Photo #141722The actual M11 bridge is quite wide, but the shared-use links on either side are riidiculously narrow,Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
141438Photo #141438Paved and illuminated route past Holbrook Road allotmentsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
141437Photo #141437Paved and illuminated route past Holbrook Road allotmentsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
141436Photo #141436Narrow cut-through to a recreation ground.Other:
Infrastructure
general
141435Photo #141435Cut-through to Hulatt RoadOther:
Infrastructure
general
141434Photo #141434Cycleways taking shape at the Fendon Road roundabout.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
141432Photo #141432The usual Road Closed sign - and indeed the footway to the left is closed, but access has been provided to the right for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
141431Photo #141431The usual Road Closed sign - but provision has been made for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
141150Photo #141150Cockburn Street contraflow signsRoad environment:
Good practice
road
141148Photo #141148The AlmaCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
141146Photo #141146Racks and Bins taken from the balcony at the back of the former Cambridge Festival Theatre.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theatre_Royal,_Barnwell,_Cambridge
Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
141136Photo #141136One of those iconic Cambridge photos.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
140893Photo #140893Travelling westbound, add a straight-on filter lane for bicycles, open when either the eastbound car or bus lane is open.

There's no need to make bikes wait while cars are travelling westbound on the Newmarket Road, and no need for bikes to hold up cars either.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
140778Photo #140778Road Closed (sign blown over) - I'm not sure this is part of the Histon Road roadworks.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
140777Photo #140777Temporary arrangements at the south end of Histon Road and two contractor's vehicles largely blocking the contraflow cycle lane.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
140761Photo #140761There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
140760Photo #140760There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists. And of course some people are allowed to park their vehicles in it.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
140758Photo #140758There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
140757Photo #140757Cycle parking at what is or was a guesthouse.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
140756Photo #140756There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - this road sign wrongly shows that traffic can't turn in to Warwick Road or Gilbert Road.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
140755Photo #140755There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.Road environment:
Problem
road
140754Photo #140754There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140753Photo #140753There will be roadworks on Histon Road for the next year - as promised there is a contraflow (southbound) cycleway, but all the signs ignore the existence of cyclists.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
140678Photo #140678Narrow pavement and many overgrown hedges make it impossible for two people to pass at the same time, let alone do so with 2m distance.Track:
Problem
track
140673Photo #140673Road is effectively single lane here due to on street parking on a blind bend. Oncoming vehicular traffic will often force cyclists into the kerb or the the wing mirrors of the parked cars (depending on direction of travel)Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
140569Photo #140569Close half of the road to cars and open it to cyclists and pedestrians and buses. Newmarket Road is wide enough for contraflow car traffic, even at the bridge here.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
140551Photo #140551Cyclists share cycle path with pedestrians and it is dangerous for both groups. There needs to be a clearer division between which part of the pavement is for walking, and which for cycling.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
140402Photo #140402To the left, unmarked access to Midsummer CommonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140401Photo #140401Cycle parking by the side access to this new developmentCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
140400Photo #140400Access to this new development from Midsummer CommonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140399Photo #140399Access to this new development from Midsummer CommonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140398Photo #140398No Parking - do not block the access from this new development to Midsummer CommonGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
140386Photo #140386Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening for social distancing on Mill Road - linked with the closure of the railway bridge.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140385Photo #140385Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening for social distancing on Mill Road - linked with the closure of the railway bridge.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140383Photo #140383Obvious crossing point on Elizabeth Way - but the crossing is just to the left at a much narrower and less important footpath. Move it here!Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
140382Photo #140382Route towards St Andrew's church, ChestertonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140381Photo #140381Route past St Andrew's church, ChestertonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140380Photo #140380Route past St Andrew's church, ChestertonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
140378Photo #140378Dropped kerb needed.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
140377Photo #140377Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening on Mill Road bridge - now closed except for buses and cycles.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140375Photo #140375Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening on Mill Road bridge - now closed except to buses and cycles.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140374Photo #140374Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening for social distancing on Mill Road - linked with the closure of the railway bridge. (And Cycle King bike shop)Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140373Photo #140373Sheffield stands at Chesterton TowersCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
140367Photo #140367Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening for social distancing on Mill Road - linked with the closure of the railway bridge.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140338Photo #140338Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening for social distancing on Mill Road - linked with the closure of the railway bridge. (And the Life on a Bike shop)Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140310Photo #140310King's College Cambridge

I've never before seen people sitting on the grass in front of this college. Society is breaking down!
Destination:
Event
destinations
140097Photo #140097Carriageway-narrowing / footway-widening for social distancing on Mill Road - linked with the closure of the railway bridge.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
140059Photo #140059This hedge is very overgrown and reduces the pavement width. Also lots of litter in the hedge.Track:
Problem
track
140058Photo #140058This pathway is overgrown and neglected. It need cleaning up to be safe.Track:
Problem
track
140057Photo #140057There are plans to bring in a modal filter between the Beehive Centre and Beehive island which makes access from Silverwood Close dangerous, we can't then turn right safely into traffic on bikes if cars are forced to use the Beehive Centre from Newmarket Road. The pathway is too narrow, the zebra crossing is too far away from the entrance to the Silverwood Close. Please don't do this consult .Track:
Problem
track
139786Photo #139786Replace very aggressive chicane with one or two bollards to allow cycles to use this wide pathTrack:
Problem
track
139785Photo #139785Replace chicanes at both ends of path with a bollard, so that cargo bikes can get throughCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
139408Photo #139408Work on the Coton path. Shouldn't close the path and clear through the West Cambridge site. It's sewer works. Great job for a hot day!Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
139335Photo #139335The works have started on the Mill Road bridge bus gate.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
139314Photo #139314Not immediately clear why they've done this now, but this section of Bridge Street is two way for traffic. Might be a surprise for some on bikes.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
139273Photo #139273Brookfields Hospital, CambridgeCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
139232Photo #139232Narrow road and traffic at a standstill on weekends and peak times. Incredibly dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians trying to cross, and pollution levels put local residents at risk. The road should be closed to vehicles except for deliveries and local residents.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
139230Photo #139230Narrow road and traffic at a standstill on weekends and peak times. Incredibly dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians trying to cross, and pollution levels put local residents at risk. The road should be closed to vehicles except for deliveries and local residents.Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
138740Photo #138740The Extinction Rebellion occupation of the Lensfield Road / Hills Road / The Fen Causeway / Trumpington Street double-roundabout during February half-term 2020.Road environment:
Event
road
138738Photo #138738The Extinction Rebellion occupation of the Lensfield Road / Hills Road / The Fen Causeway / Trumpington Street double-roundabout during February half-term 2020.Road environment:
Event
road
138723Photo #138723Babraham Park n RideCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
138722Photo #138722Babraham Park n RideCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
138721Photo #138721Babraham Park n RideCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
138492Photo #138492Magdelene Bridge is one-way for pedestrians post-covid-19 - cyclists beware pedestrians changing sides.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
138411Photo #138411ParksideRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
138410Photo #138410Botolph Lane

Ground marking, white on red reads:

COVID-19
________

MAINTAIN
SOCIAL
DISTANCE
Road environment:
Event
road
138408Photo #138408Bridge StreetRoad environment:
Event
road
138407Photo #138407Bene’t StreetRoad environment:
Event
road
138406Photo #138406St Andrew’s StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
138405Photo #138405St Andrew’s StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
138385Photo #138385St Andrew’s StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
138384Photo #138384Bridge StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
138381Photo #138381People walking into the road in the way of vehicles passing through, to avoid queues from social distancing.Road environment:
Problem
road
138368Photo #138368Widen pavement / provide cut-through and alternative walk behind the hedge. There is a dropped curb off Velo's walk here, and people are led straight onto a very narrow footway.Track:
Problem
track
138109Photo #138109Bad chicane / anti-pedestrian railing forces people into conflicting situation precisely at a blind corner in the path. Really dumb design, forces people to get too close to each other without being able to see each other. Needs to be removed altogether.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
137952Photo #137952Link from Wolfson Court to the cycle routes past the Centre for Mathematical SciencesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
137951Photo #137951Churchill RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
137948Photo #137948Churchill RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
137947Photo #137947Stepped access at the rear of Churchill Cillege - why?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
137946Photo #137946Cyclists Dismount sign and steps (why?) at the rear entry to Churchill College - there is a stepfree route but it's narrow and awkward.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
137945Photo #137945Start of cycle pathGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
137942Photo #137942Large secure cycle park in EddingtonCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
137939Photo #137939There are wide hatched areas on both sides of the carriageway that could be used for pop-up cycle lanes, but they wouldn't be very long and the rest of Madingley Road would still be a nightmare so is it worth it?Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
137593Photo #137593Warning of closure of this busy section of shared use foot and cycleway.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
137461Photo #137461Contra flow cycling affirmed by this sign, but see #137443.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
137444Photo #137444Graffit on the bridge surface reads:

HANDS OFF

MILL ROAD

and there are 👋 symbols.

Reaction to proposals to restrict traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic.

www.camcycle.org.uk/blog/2020/06/camcycle-supports-covid-19-measures-for-mill-road-and-calls-for-amendments-to-improve-safety-air-quality-and-disability-access/
Road environment:
Event
road
137443Photo #137443Sedgwick Street - the recently refreshed marking and signs here don't make any mention of the contraflow cycling.

From the other direction there is a contraflow plate, see #137461

Reported as reference: 341605 at
highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/
Road environment:
Problem
road
137170Photo #137170Narrow road. Use full width of highway to add segregated cycleway.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
137009Photo #137009Run England arrow on Coldham's CommonRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
137007Photo #137007Footpath turning right to follow the railway across Coldham's Common - would it be so terrible if it was this a cycle route to the Coldham's Lane roundabout?Track:
Infrastructure
track
137006Photo #137006Fully lit route across Coldham's CommonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
137005Photo #137005Fully lit route across Coldham's CommonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways

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