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Photo # Icon Photo Caption Categorisation
153704Photo #153704Chisholm Trail river bridge detailOther:
Infrastructure
general
153703Photo #153703Chisholm Trail river bridge - installation detail with one mechanical fixture and two sliders?Other:
Infrastructure
general
153644Photo #153644Vanishing Point

Cycle lane disappears!
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153641Photo #153641Coldham’s Lane crossingCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
153640Photo #153640Narrow Lane on Cambridge Retail Park, and there's a 5 mph sign. (You need to be pretty skilled to cycle as slow as that!)Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153639Photo #153639Narrow cycle lane at Cambridge Retail park with a blue advisory sign that reads:

Cyclists use
cycle lane
only
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153638Photo #153638Narrow cycle lane at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153637Photo #153637Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153636Photo #153636Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153635Photo #153635Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153634Photo #153634Appearing point

Narrow cycle lane emerges from footway! The opposite of a vanishing point.
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153633Photo #153633Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153632Photo #153632Vanishing point

The white line goes right up to the kerb where there's a lamp post at which point the cyclist disappears!
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153631Photo #153631Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153630Photo #153630Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153629Photo #153629Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153628Photo #153628The narrow cycle lane markings on each side both suggest to ride away from the camera, but this is not a one-way section of the car park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153626Photo #153626Access point from the retail park and Newmarket Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
153625Photo #153625The narrow cycle lane markings on each side both suggest to ride away from the camera, but this is not a one-way section of the car park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153624Photo #153624The narrow cycle lane markings on each side both suggest to ride away from the camera, but this is not a one-way section of the car park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153623Photo #153623The cycle marking is facing the wrong way round.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
153622Photo #153622A helpful extra bit of tarmac where this cycleway passes near the supermarket deliveries entrance.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
153621Photo #153621A very useful triangle of tarmac makes this route a little bit more pleasant.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
153619Photo #153619New bit of concrete track on Ditton Fields, possibly to help protect underground pipes.Track:
Infrastructure
track
153618Photo #153618Coldham’s Common work has started at the entrance from Newmarket Road.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
153596Photo #153596Mill RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
153489Photo #153489Cambridge Retail Park

Advisory sign suggests that cyclists stick to that narrow lane.

"Cyclists use cycle lane only"

and there's a 5 mph sign.
General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
153488Photo #153488Newly marked narrow cycle lanes on Cambridge Retail Park.

The white line goes right up to that kerb at which point the cyclist vanishes!
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
153487Photo #153487Cambridge Retail Park

A new narrow cycle lane has been marked out, narrower than the space allocated to the footway.

Narrow cycle lanes draw cyclists to the edge of the road where they are less visible to vehicles parking / unparking.
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
153468Photo #153468Chisholm Trail river bridge expansion bearing closeup.Other:
Infrastructure
general
153462Photo #153462Chisholm Trail river bridge showing mounting blocks and first of the thermal expansion bearings.Other:
Infrastructure
general
153459Photo #153459The three load-bearing blocks, and how they relate to the curved sides, of the Chisholm Trail river bridge.Other:
Infrastructure
general
153454Photo #153454Western end jetty/bank transition looks 'ready'.Other:
Infrastructure
general
153445Photo #153445Choice of travel modes at Gonville Hotel.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
153444Photo #153444Gonville Hotel tandems!Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
153355Photo #153355Mill Road busgate signage on Brooks RoadOther:
Infrastructure
general
153354Photo #153354Mill Road busgate signage on Perne RoadOther:
Infrastructure
general
153352Photo #153352A bit more progress on the southern bridge abutmentOther:
Infrastructure
general
153351Photo #153351Posts set into river bed - line of reinstated river bank?Other:
Infrastructure
general
152693Photo #152693Large timber platform adjacent to Chisholm Trail bridge abutmentOther:
Infrastructure
general
152692Photo #152692Largest yet (I think) timber platform on south bank adjacent to Chisholm Trail bridge abutmentOther:
Infrastructure
general
152691Photo #152691What has kept you going during lockdown?


Asks a tag on this adbike for resonance-cambridge.co.uk
Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
152631Photo #152631Need for cycle Parking in Thoday Street.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
152624Photo #152624River bank built up, rolled flat, and immediately covered with chunky timber sectionsOther:
Infrastructure
general
152623Photo #152623Good progress on branch line alignment of ncn51-Trail linkOther:
Infrastructure
general
152622Photo #152622river bank was being built up and rolled flat - 7 OctoberOther:
Infrastructure
general
152621Photo #152621Neat cut in the path isn't new - it was already visible in July, maybe earlier - but it's a bit more noticeable now. I don't think it's the location of the old cattlegrid - that was at the end of the boardwalk.Other:
Infrastructure
general
152620Photo #152620Small sign for bus gate closure at eastern end of Mill Road bridgeOther:
Infrastructure
general
152460Photo #152460Buses stuck in traffic on Mill Road, before the closure of the bridge to through traffic.Congestion:
Problem
congestion
152359Photo #152359Barriers here are totally unnecessary and the priority should be for the major route (the cycleway) not 12 houses in a cul-de-sacCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152358Photo #152358Barrier and missing flush kerb. Remove barrier, add flush kerb, surface properly and widen for bidirectional use and distancing.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152357Photo #152357Very narrow footway especially past the bus stop. Needs a proper redesign to give space for cycling and walking.Track:
Problem
track
152356Photo #152356The central divider means there isn't much space for people either walking or cycling and visibility at the blind corner is terrible. In a survey of 15 users none of them liked having the path divided. Remove the divider.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152355Photo #152355Path impeded by barriers. Prevents distancing and is difficult for cycles. Remove barriers.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152354Photo #152354Barrier prevents distancing. And it's very hard to get many bikes through. Remove it.Track:
Problem
track
152353Photo #152353Barrier prevents distancing. Remove it.Track:
Problem
track
152352Photo #152352Barrier prevents distancing and barrier plus lack of flush kerb makes it very difficult with a cargo bike or trike. Put in a flush kerb and bollard.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152349Photo #152349Barriers and no flush kerb make this route very awkward with a cargo bike or trike, and add conflict with pedestrians. Put in a flush kerb and a bollard instead.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152348Photo #152348Anti-cycle barriers make this cycle route very awkward to use and get in the way of distancing.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152347Photo #152347Anti-cycle barriers make this cycle route very awkward to use and get in the way of distancing.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152346Photo #152346Remove the ratrunning through here. Particularly important if Coldhams Lane gets a filter south of the Railway BridgeTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
152345Photo #152345Put in some proper segregation here with wands, kerbs or armadillos rather than just painting a line.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152328Photo #152328Developer day at ThriveOther:
Event
general
152244Photo #152244New planters in Nightingale Avenue.Obstruction:
Good practice
obstructions
152148Photo #152148Something has been built, and covered in plastic sheet, behind the row of piles - but it's not one of the 8 culvert sections which are still waiting in the compound.Other:
Infrastructure
general
152147Photo #152147Progress on the ncn51-Trail linkOther:
Infrastructure
general
152146Photo #152146Curved sections - perhaps formers to go with shuttering? - in the compound.Other:
Infrastructure
general
152145Photo #15214528/09/20 Shuttering being erected for more concrete at the bridge approachOther:
Infrastructure
general
152017Photo #152017New stronger cattle grid replacing one that was quite bent.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
152016Photo #152016Modal filtering due the COVID-19 pandemic.Road environment:
Event
road
152015Photo #152015Modal filtering due the COVID-19 pandemic.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
152014Photo #152014#CamRideHome September 2020Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
151963Photo #151963“Stay safe on the bridge - Go by car” say some Mill Road traders.

Utterly negative message to be turning away potential customers with. How about campaigning positively instead for improved signage, short-stay customer car parking outside the shop etc.?
Road environment:
Problem
road
151913Photo #151913Jetty incomplete - do not enter!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
151912Photo #151912Connection at Ditton Meadows under construction.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
151858Photo #151858Chisholm Trail now has asphalt surface at Barnwell Meadow.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151856Photo #151856Changes to the row of piles, but no obvious change to the timber platform.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151854Photo #151854Jetty handrails seem to be finished, except for linking to bridge abutments.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151852Photo #151852Western end of jetty looking more nearly finished.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151785Photo #151785Chunky timber (?) sections occupying a plausible location for a culvert for realigned brook under ncn51Other:
Infrastructure
general
151784Photo #151784Lots of waterproof membrane embedded in the brook fill??Other:
Infrastructure
general
151783Photo #151783Newly spotted in the compound, an 'asphalt paver'Other:
Infrastructure
general
151753Photo #151753Dead end signs now in place at experimental modal filters. Just missing an 'Except Cycles' sign although the cycling direction sign is almost as good.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151729Photo #151729Taller piles, bigger hole, beside eastern end of jetty.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151728Photo #151728Taller piles, and the hole they contain is beginning to look big enough for a culvert on the new brook alignment. Meanwhile, detailed (cosmetic?) brickwork at the end of the jetty.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151727Photo #151727No, not digging a hole: material going from the heap and into the hole beyond it. More prep for embankment?Other:
Infrastructure
general
151726Photo #151726Somewhere in there, I think, is the part of the brook that must be realigned to make room for the embankment towards the Chisholm Trail river bridgeOther:
Infrastructure
general
151666Photo #151666Flowers at the site on the busway two years on from a fatal crash: see #102153

Messages from colleagues, family and friends.
Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
151658Photo #151658The Silver Street bus gate is now operational full time in both directions - so Cambridgeshire County Council has closed the left-turn lane on Queen's Road. So cyclists (who are allowed to turn left) are forced into what is now a single narrow lane, a far more dangerous situation than before. Why can they not get the simplest things right?General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
151657Photo #151657The Silver Street bus gate is now operational full time in both directions - so Cambridgeshire County Council has closed the left-turn lane on Queen's Road. So cyclists (who are allowed to turn left) are forced into what is now a single narrow lane, a far more dangerous situation than before. Why can they not get the simplest things right?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
151656Photo #151656An out-of-control motor vehicle has clearly crossed the cycleway here.Other:
Event
general
151633Photo #151633Work to install crossing south of Knightly Avenue developmentRoadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
151632Photo #151632Work to install crossing south of Knightly Avenue developmentRoadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
151631Photo #151631Working on installation of crossing south of housing Knightly Avenue development on Babraham Road.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
151625Photo #15162515/09/20 - a bit more progress on ground level for eastern landfall of jetty?Other:
Infrastructure
general
151525Photo #151525The green sign does give a positive 'Road Open' message.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
151524Photo #151524If you want to close a road except to cyclists, it seems rather counter-intuitive to put the concrete blocks right in the cycle lane. Maybe the permanent fixtures will give a clearer message.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
151523Photo #151523Here we go again... the point of the modal filter is that Bateman St is not closed, it is very much open except at one point to motor vehicles - but Cambridgeshire's highways department can't be expected to grasp that.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
151453Photo #151453I don't know if it's connected to Covid-19, but this cycle parking area at St Mary's School has been cleared out.Other:
Infrastructure
general
151300Photo #151300Cycle lanes repainted and yellow lines finally added!Enforcement:
Good practice
enforcement

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