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170093Photo #170093Bike racks in Thoday Street.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
170091Photo #170091Obstructive parking right outside our front door.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
170090Photo #170090Modal filter created by gateObstruction:
Good practice
obstructions
170079Photo #170079Need for cycle parking outside the Pipasha restaurant on Ditton Walk.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
170078Photo #170078Bridge on Coldhams Common with the grass cut back for Chisholm Trail work.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
170070Photo #170070Cycle parking near to the supermarket entrance.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
170054Photo #170054Still a bit to do before it will be ready for tarmacOther:
Infrastructure
general
170053Photo #170053Path widened but edge boards not yet all fitted at this endOther:
Infrastructure
general
170052Photo #170052Widened path on Coldham's Common south nearly ready to be 'prepped for tarmac' according to timetable board at the other end.

Both of these gates open in the same direction: not immediately obvious why two were needed.
Other:
Infrastructure
general
170051Photo #170051Scaffolding gone, backfilling started, still work to do on utilities. Impossible to tell whether the water main was reinstated below this lot, but the pipe meant to reinstate the gas main has clearly not been used. Wonder if this all has to be dug up again later?Other:
Infrastructure
general
170050Photo #170050Scaffolding supports gone, backfilling started, but still some work to do for proper reinstatement of utilities.Other:
Infrastructure
general
170049Photo #170049Culvert for Chisholm Trail bridge south ramp to cross realigned brookOther:
Infrastructure
general
170025Photo #170025The usual forest of posts to negotiate on the central island, plus an interesting traffic light repeaterOther:
Infrastructure
general
170024Photo #170024Not convinced that this is the most useful bit of signageOther:
Infrastructure
general
170023Photo #170023Pedestrians-only footway is seriously narrow on this corner - in stark contrast to the one diagonally oppositeOther:
Infrastructure
general
170022Photo #170022I think this is where southbound cyclists leave can leave the carriageway to join shared-use path, just as it becomes too narrow.Other:
Infrastructure
general
170021Photo #170021Shared-use transition to segregated ?Other:
Infrastructure
general
170020Photo #170020Space gained from Robin Hood frontageOther:
Infrastructure
general
170019Photo #170019Space finally gained from Robin Hood - but their 'gateposts' haven't been moved back.Other:
Infrastructure
general
170018Photo #170018Eastbound pedestrian crossingOther:
Infrastructure
general
170017Photo #170017In the foreground is the eastbound pedestrian crossing, and just beyond it an unmarked dropped kerb. Beyond that on the left, a sign instructing cyclists that they should have used the dropped kerb to make a hazardous exit from shared-use onto carriageway. There doesn't seem to be anything to warn drivers: taoo early to know where the advisory lane markings will be.Other:
Infrastructure
general
170016Photo #170016Space is OK as far as the eastbound crossing, but not good beyond itOther:
Infrastructure
general
170015Photo #170015Crossing to head south seems at first glance to head for the opposing carriageway - stagger in central island not easy to see while work continues

This, and all others, officially for pedestrians only.
Other:
Infrastructure
general
170014Photo #170014Reasonably generous space shared between cycles and pedestrians, the latter potentially waiting to crossOther:
Infrastructure
general
170013Photo #170013'Robin Hood junction' works.

Cycles heading east get a tolerable exit from shared-use path onto carriageway
Other:
Infrastructure
general
169969Photo #169969The contraflow cycle lane has been kept open through the roadworks - the awful speed humps on Bateman Street are finally being replaced.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
169968Photo #169968Cambridgeshire highways department strikes again! The road is closed to motor vehicles in this direction anyway. And the contraflow cycle lane has been kept open through the roadworks. So these signs are nonsense and can be ignored.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
169964Photo #169964New cattle grids for Chisholm Trail at brook crossing on Coldham's CommonOther:
Infrastructure
general
169962Photo #169962New cattle grids for Chisholm Trail at brook crossing on Coldham's CommonOther:
Infrastructure
general
169961Photo #169961Power cable moved, hole prepared for additional cattle grid at Chisholm Trail railway underpass on Coldham's CommonOther:
Infrastructure
general
169960Photo #169960Steps being added at north end of Chisholm Trail river bridgeOther:
Infrastructure
general
169959Photo #169959Parapet added to Chisholm Trail underpass at Newmarket RoadOther:
Infrastructure
general
169958Photo #169958Parapet added to Chisholm Trail underpass at Newmarket RoadOther:
Infrastructure
general
169957Photo #169957Parapet added to Chisholm Trail underpass at Newmarket RoadOther:
Infrastructure
general
169935Photo #169935The three collapsing speed humps at the eastern end of Bateman Street have been removed - with luck, something better might appear soon.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
169868Photo #169868First signs of the realignment on the approach to the railway underpassOther:
Infrastructure
general
169867Photo #169867Two cattle grids and space for gate alongside, and finished surface from there most of the way to the existing path. Zoom lens makes the turn beyond the grids look tighter than it is.Other:
Infrastructure
general
169866Photo #169866Northeast wing wall cap looks finishedOther:
Infrastructure
general
169864Photo #169864Progress on north side wing walls at Chisholm Trail underpass, and maybe ready for the precast parapet between themOther:
Infrastructure
general
169863Photo #169863Precast steps for Chisholm Trail river bridge awaiting installationOther:
Infrastructure
general
169862Photo #169862Base nearly ready for north side steps to Chisholm Trail river bridgeOther:
Infrastructure
general
169839Photo #169839Tesla electric charging points at Trumpington Park and Ride.Car storage:
Infrastructure
carstorage
169799Photo #169799Electric scooters in TrumpingtonRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
169783Photo #169783Large-diameter pipes alongside Chisholm Trail bridge ramp are already covered, leaving no clues about what they are forOther:
Infrastructure
general
169782Photo #169782Cattle grids for two-way cycle traffic on Chisholm Trail, with space for one walkers' gate beyond.Other:
Infrastructure
general
169778Photo #169778Smart brickwork where Chisholm Trail will cross the brook. Seems to be single-skin, so cosmetic rather than structural for bridge/culvert abutment?Other:
Infrastructure
general
169777Photo #169777Two cattle grids nearly ready where Chisholm Trail will cross from Coldham's Common to the cafe/underpass siteOther:
Infrastructure
general
169775Photo #169775Ground cut away either side, but existing path apparently untouched, in Chisholm Trail works on Coldham's CommonOther:
Infrastructure
general
169774Photo #169774Lightweight plastic-tile temporary path alongside Chisholm Trail works on Coldham's CommonOther:
Infrastructure
general
169773Photo #169773Lightweight plastic-tile temporary path alongside Chisholm Trail works on Coldham's CommonOther:
Infrastructure
general
169717Photo #169717Temporary cycleway on Coldham’s Common, with little ramps to help corner cutters.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
169716Photo #169716Temporary cycleway laid on the grass on Coldham’s Common.Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
169676Photo #169676Two large-diameter pipes are being installed alongside the Chisholm Trail bridge ramp on Ditton MeadowsOther:
Infrastructure
general
169675Photo #169675'Portable roadway' being installed alongside path on Coldham's Common. Not clear yet whether it's a bypass for path users while Chisholm Trail improvements are in progress, or for use by contractors' machinery.Other:
Infrastructure
general
169666Photo #169666There has been a bit of progress on the caps to the Chisholm Trail underpass north wing wallsOther:
Infrastructure
general
169664Photo #169664Blocks stacked, and rain cover (?) at site of work for Chisholm Trail bridge or culvert between Coldham's Common and the cafe siteOther:
Infrastructure
general
169662Photo #169662Heras site fencing being erected on each side of the path on Coldham's Common for Chisholm Trail workOther:
Infrastructure
general
169660Photo #169660Heras site fencing being erected on each side of the path on Coldham's Common for Chisholm Trail workOther:
Infrastructure
general
169602Photo #169602Link connecting St Mary’s Court and Champney’s Walk.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
169601Photo #169601Madingley RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
169600Photo #169600BorrowdaleCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
169572Photo #169572Overhanging tree reported at:

highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
169570Photo #169570Just two weeks since a coalition took over the county council and already the dangerous pop-up barriers here have been removed. Coincidence?
See #151657, #151658, #156151, #168794
Road environment:
Good practice
road
169565Photo #169565Cycling with easel.Road environment:
Good practice
road
169564Photo #169564Car storage over hanging the cycle parking, since the bollard that stopped this got broken.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
169563Photo #169563Car parking blocking access to front door.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
169529Photo #169529Temporary path to the right of the building works - but cyclists are better off on the next path to the south.Track:
Event
track
169528Photo #169528Temporary path during building work - there's a dropped kerb to the left, but cyclists are better off on the next path to the south.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
169489Photo #169489Evans Cycles in the Grafton Centre, CambridgeBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
169295Photo #169295Changes afoot on Bateman Street?Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
169143Photo #169143Further components being fitted on top of ramp sidewalls at Chisholm Trail river bridge.Other:
Infrastructure
general
169141Photo #169141Additional obstruction at cattle grid adjacent to ncn51 on Ditton Meadows. Fixed at oblique angle, so reasonably benign in one direction but potentially hostile in the other direction.Other:
Infrastructure
general
169125Photo #169125Temporary traffic lights on Mill Road bridge.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
168917Photo #168917Dreadful subsidenceRoad environment:
Problem
road
168916Photo #168916I see the point, but I wonder how many drivers on this short stub of private road bother going around to the left - there's not much need. On a bike I certainly wouldn't bother.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
168915Photo #168915Three more stands at the Royal StandardCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
168914Photo #168914Dreadful road surface on Mill Road, caused by heavy vehicles accelerating away from the lights - even with Mill Road bridge closed to most motor vehicles.
Cambridgeshire County Council say : At this time we do not feel that any action is necessary.
Pothole:
Problem
potholes
168830Photo #168830Badly-positioned new bollard on ncn51 is all-but invisible to approaching eastbound riders.Other:
Infrastructure
general
168827Photo #168827Evidence at last of progress on the missing link in the south ramp for the Chisholm Trail river bridge.Other:
Infrastructure
general
168794Photo #168794Over the months this pop-up lane closure, which forced left-turning cyclists into the path of through traffic, has gradually moved to the left and is becoming less of a problem.Obstruction:
Event
obstructions
168792Photo #168792New zebra crossing, designed to force cyclists into the path of motor vehicles - perhaps a shared-use bypass could be provided to the left?Road environment:
Problem
road
168791Photo #168791Presumably this refers only to motor vehicles - this is the route to the St Edmund's College cycle sheds.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
168754Photo #168754The new cycleway continues alongside the road while pedestrians presumably are led to the right for a safer crossing of this dead-end road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
168753Photo #168753The new cycleway continues alongside the road while pedestrians presumably are led to the left for a safer crossing of this dead-end side road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
168752Photo #168752I really hoped that contractors had been told to destroy all these awful Cyclists Dismount signs, but no, here's another one. Unacceptable!General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
168751Photo #168751Nice - a link so cyclists can cross one side of Madingley Road then use the lights to cross the other side.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
168750Photo #168750Presumably a lane for cyclists turning right, but there are no markings or red surfacing.Road environment:
Problem
road
168749Photo #168749First in Milton Keynes (#96095), now in West Cambridge - autonomous vehicles on the footways.
www.cambridgeindependent.co.uk/news/autonomous-vehicle-trials-under-way-in-cambridge-9199287/
General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
168730Photo #168730Cycle parking at the Rutherford Building, West Cambridge (with some of those awful old 'high-density' racks in the background)Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
168729Photo #168729Cycle parking at the Maxwell Centre, West CambridgeCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
168728Photo #168728Cycle parking at the Maxwell Centre, West CambridgeCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
168727Photo #168727Over-cautious attitude - how fast can those cars being going in the car park?General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
168726Photo #168726Cycle parking at the Roger Needham Building, West CambridgeCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
168725Photo #168725Cycle parking inside and outside the tent at the Cambridge Graphene CentreCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
168724Photo #168724No dropped kerb - wheelchairs cannot get from the car park to the Civil Engineering building (there's a gazebo on the footway to the left).Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
168723Photo #168723The only way from the car park to the Civil Engineering building - with a No Cycling sign at the endOther:
Problem
general
168722Photo #168722Why on earth are they so determined not to let people get through to the Civil Engineering building?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
168721Photo #168721New crossing and shared-use pathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
168720Photo #168720Cycle way closed approaching the Newmarket Road roundabout.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
168719Photo #168719If you're cycling on the shared-use footway, there's a temporary ramp and diversion. If you're using the on-road cycle lane, you're a bit stuffed.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks

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