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73248Photo #73248Lots of new covered single- and double-deck parking at Anglia Ruskin University premises. I'm not sure what the non-standard sign means - Cyclists, Give Way to Pedestrians, possibly?Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
73244Photo #73244Ice Rink 2015 on Parker's Piece has resulted in damage to paths due to lorries driving on them.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
73243Photo #73243Ice Rink 2015 on Parker's Piece has resulted in damage to paths due to lorries driving on them.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
73225Photo #73225A quick, slightly blurry snap of the cycle parking at the Royal Mail delivery office. Nice to see some proper stands and positioned close to the entrance. A happy contrast with the situation at #47236Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
73151Photo #73151Pick your path through the Newnham crater field, at the entrance to the Pembroke College sports ground.

This route to Grantchester is well used all year round, particularly in summer. It really cries out for a properly surfaced, shared use path with plenty of width and good visibility.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
73147Photo #73147This is where those chunky bike racks used to be. I always thought they were a tad over-engineered for the average bike lock but all the same, we need as many bike spaces as we can manage.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
73145Photo #73145Rachel Smith speaking on Decongestion, to Cambridge Cycling Campaign's monthly meeting, January 2016. Room completely packed!Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
73144Photo #73144Rather narrow walkway has been left. Would have been better to angle the stands and allocate more pavement.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
73143Photo #73143New cycle parking installed at last. Good space has been left for walkers to pass on the left.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
73141Photo #73141Parking makes this crossing difficult when busyObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
73140Photo #73140Access to the Cambridge Business Park from the extended guided busway towards new station...using this to avoid Milton Road/Green Road corner but then have to fiddle around under the bypass to get to work on Business Park. Can't there be an easy access to business park from busway extension ?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
73139Photo #73139A lowered pavement to get from the extended guided bus way down onto Nuffield RoadObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
73087Photo #73087The cycle counter showing 57 bikes so far, and the time of 04:25. The actual time is 03:13.

See also twitter.com/smithsam/status/682710730198626304Í
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
73086Photo #73086The cycle counter showing 1249, the barometer is showing 950,000 for the whole year.

The time shown is 22:25 but it is actually 21:13.
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
73078Photo #73078The available footway is down to 50 cm on Mill Road #badlyparkedbikeRoad environment:
Problem
road
73054Photo #73054The new Tins pathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
73053Photo #73053Junction on the new Tins PathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
73052Photo #73052New playground by The Tins PathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
73051Photo #73051Plenty of people do seem to cycle to the gym.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
73050Photo #73050Signs needing attention at the start of The Tins path.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
73049Photo #73049The cycle parking is quite a way to either side of the main doorway at the new Cambridge Community Church, so the only bikes here are actually leaning on the wall by the doorway.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
73048Photo #73048Typically unhelpful End of Cycle Route sign.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
73047Photo #73047A reasonable amount of cycle parking on both sides of the new Cambridge Community ChurchCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
73046Photo #73046New route from Devonshire Road to cycle parking at Cambridge station.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
73045Photo #73045Small sign showing the new way to cycle parking at Cambridge station - and there's no sign for cyclists aprroaching from Devonshire Road.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
73044Photo #73044Cycle stands outside new flats by Cambridge station - surely they should have secure parking inside, as these will be taken over by commuters?Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
73043Photo #73043Signs indicating the new access to parking at Cambridge station.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
73042Photo #73042Mail van on pavement rather than sideroad nearby. 60m from police station. #BadlyParkedBike @PCCCambs @CambridgeCops t.co/NB0i0bpsttEnforcement:
Problem
enforcement
73041Photo #73041Another van stops in cycle lane. Car on pavement. 40m from police station. #BadlyParkedBike @CambridgeCops @PCCCambs t.co/rpffYltnnzEnforcement:
Problem
enforcement
73040Photo #73040Lorry in bike lane; bikes by poles as no parking. 30m from police station. @CambridgeCops @PCCCambs #BadlyParkedBike t.co/guZyDGuQR1Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
73039Photo #73039Three vehicles parked on pavement and cycle lane, 50m from police station. #BadlyParkedBike @PCCCambs @CambridgeCops t.co/XuCpgmO39MEnforcement:
Problem
enforcement
73038Photo #73038Lack of consideration for the disabled here: #BadlyParkedBike @CambridgeCops @PCCCambs t.co/vKzmfoH2A6Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
73037Photo #73037Another example from Cambridge City of how NOT to leave your bike...... #badlyparkedbike t.co/Hdg4X3FW9wCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
72967Photo #72967So near but yet so far - new cycle park under construction, without a link to the station bridge.Cycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
72966Photo #72966The only information about the new access to cycle parking at Cambridge station.Route sign:
Event
routesigns
72965Photo #72965Access to the station cycle parking closed off with no alternative route yet signposted - although there are marshalls ready to direct cyclists.Obstruction:
Event
obstructions
72964Photo #72964The Bike Station, near Cambridge stationBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
72963Photo #72963New poles (which will eventually indicate the new route to the station cycle parking) immediately used for a failed attempt at cycle parking.Obstruction:
Event
obstructions
72962Photo #72962Building maintenance vehicle blocking the contraflow cycle lane, as so often (this is not why the cyclist is on the footway though).Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
72936Photo #72936In case you can’t zoom in to read the times here's what it says. Cycle parking suspended from 20:00 hrs 3rd Jan - 17:00 hrs 6 Jan (2016) on Sidney Street for rack maintenance. I'm hoping that means the broken ones get fixed.Cycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
72926Photo #72926I wonder what the city council policy is on footway parking. Here, two of their vans pull up onto the footway in Cherry Hinton while their drivers buy themselves a sandwich. There is a car park immediately opposite, another 50m away and legitimate on-street parking within 50m, and yet this scene is repeated every day.Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
72913Photo #72913These are the bollards noted in Robin's photo #67374. Not only silly, but they look lethal to me. If anybody collides with one of these, the plate on top could take quite a slice into flesh.Other:
Infrastructure
general
72912Photo #72912Bollards at entrance to cycleway along section of guided busway to new railway station. 1.40m high spaced at 1.50m centre to centre. Cycleway is 3.80m wide here.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
72898Photo #72898This is the new (I imagine, temporary) route for cars and bikes to the station and the cycle parking. Won't cause any confusion or conflict, will it? Er...

In case it isn't immediately clear: On the left at the bottom of the map is the route from the Guided Busway towards the station. The station building is at the bottom of the map.
Route sign:
Event
routesigns
72897Photo #72897Roundel on the footpath on Christ's Pieces.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
72882Photo #72882A decent amount of cycle parking outside this new development.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
72881Photo #72881Now completed, I think, the cycle track and floating bus stops northbound along Hills Road. Work on the southbound track begins in January 2016.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
72756Photo #72756Signage at The Tins path, during temporary closure at Kathleen Elliott Way for reconstruction.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
72755Photo #72755The Tins path closed at Kathleen Elliott Way for reconstruction.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
72754Photo #72754Temporary closure of The Tins path at Kathleen Elliott Way for reconstruction.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
72753Photo #72753Temporary closure of The Tins path near Katherine Elliott Way for reconstructionTemporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
72751Photo #72751TRO notice regarding the introduction of 20mph speed limit in South and West Central Cambridge. Wrapping the sign round a lamppost doesn’t make the information easy to read, sadly.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
72699Photo #72699New bike racks outside Daily Bread. More would be better but some (and Sheffield style) is a start.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
72693Photo #72693A dropped kerb (and a bit more space) would be helpful.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
72692Photo #72692Contraflow cycle lane closed for building work (presumably 'Use New Street Road' means use the carriageway of New St, not a cycle lane).Obstruction:
Event
obstructions
72691Photo #72691Old (to the right, by the building) and new routes around Tesco, Newmarket Rd, CambridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
72690Photo #72690Cycle parking removed from Tesco (Newmarket Rd, Cambridge) to make way for trolleys locked out of use.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
72680Photo #72680Lots of interest in Cambridge Cycling Campaign's stall at the Mill Road Winter fair 2015Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
72679Photo #72679Lots of bikes at the new cycle parking at St Barnabas - a massive improvement on the wheel benders that there were previously there.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
72678Photo #72678You Can Bike Too stand outside the Cycle King bikeshop - Mill Road Winter Fair 2015Other:
Event
general
72676Photo #72676Pedal-powered busking outside the Cycle King bikeshop - Mill Road Winter Fair 2015Other:
Event
general
72675Photo #72675Mill Road railway bridge closed for the Winter FairRoad environment:
Event
road
72674Photo #72674Mill Road Winter Fair - with reminder signs of the road closure to stop cars emerging from the side roads.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
72650Photo #72650Mandatory contraflow cycle blocked yet again by a property management company that should know better.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
72636Photo #72636A common problem on the lane down to Coe Fen. Cars parked in the passing place (ignoring double yellow lines), other cars queueing for the car park to open at 10. It only takes 5 vehicles to create this little scene of chaos.Enforcement:
Misc
enforcement
72635Photo #72635Proposed location for new cycle parking.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
72634Photo #72634For a joyous celebration of one of the most diverse streets in Britain, the last sentence on this notice doesn't seem to me to be in the spirit of the event. That's a shame.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
72632Photo #72632Ingrained pavement parking culture: #BadlyParkedBike blocks pavemnt in full view of @CambridgeCops, no ticket as yet.Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
72631Photo #72631Big day already with @copenhagenize and @camcycle more to come with AGM tonight.Cycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
72630Photo #72630One way to solve the fly parking of bikes here, would be to cut the overhanging hedge/shrub to the right of this photo back. (Sorry it's not entirely clear where it is from this photo.) Then there would be room for some racks. Is this bit of land owned by a college, though?Other:
Problem
general
72629Photo #72629Nicely resurfaced, this should last for a decade or two due to the lack of heavy trucks and buses.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
72628Photo #72628Nice. (The sign reads Motorcycle Parking)Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
72523Photo #72523New Cambridge Station cycle park due to open soon t.co/lHmd4bE7Km t.co/YgUfSLPBsd

Originally from @Al__S's tweet: twitter.com/Al__S/status/667988371491430400
One of the entrances to the new station cycle park was sitting open, so I got a photo #Cambridge @camcycle
Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
72473Photo #72473Incredible - major cycle route to be blocked. Surely the Councillor knows this is a major route and that this will mean pavement cycling?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
72472Photo #72472Parkers Piece Ice Rink, Winter 2015Other:
Infrastructure
general
72471Photo #72471Parker's Piece Ice Rink, Winter 2015Other:
Infrastructure
general
72468Photo #72468Gate permanently ajar at Fort St George bridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
72455Photo #72455Jim Chisholm speaking to the Economy & Environment Committee for the approval of the Abbey-Chesterton BridgeCycleway:
Event
cycleways
72451Photo #72451City Deal call for evidence meetingRoad environment:
Event
road
72450Photo #72450Cambridge North Area Ctte proposals inc. removing grass on Cockerell Rd for parking spaces t.co/WvtHESCmzx t.co/ljRM3lo9VuCar storage:
Infrastructure
carstorage
72449Photo #72449Cllrs to consider if to spend £1650 on paint to address this #BadlyParkedBike hotspot p51 t.co/WvtHESCmzx t.co/9sCB3UZJ62Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
72416Photo #72416Much needed resurfacing of this cycleway (ten days during one week??)Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
72415Photo #72415Grantchester Street is a chain of potholes at the moment.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
72414Photo #72414I return from Romania where they have armies of street-cleaners sweeping up the dead leaves to this dangerous mulch in Cambridge - why are we so bad at maintaining basic infrastructure these days?Road environment:
Problem
road
72413Photo #72413I return from Romania where they have armies of street-cleaners sweeping up the dead leaves to this dangerous mulch in Cambridge - why are we so bad at maintaining basic infrastructure these days?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
72261Photo #72261Eyes posterGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
72145Photo #72145Not wholly convinced by 'high capacity' racks like this but still, bike racks.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
72140Photo #72140Completely free city centre parking to remain in York Street and Ainsworth Street, at a time when millions of pounds to be spent on bus lanes to deter traffic entering the city. Joined-up thinking?Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
72139Photo #72139Cambridge morning rush hourOther:
Infrastructure
general
72098Photo #72098Recently opened cafe is welcoming for customers with bikes

www.facebook.com/stircambridge/
Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
72097Photo #72097Recently opened cafe is welcoming for customers with bikes

www.facebook.com/stircambridge/
Destination:
Good practice
destinations
72092Photo #72092This shows more clearly the state of the path in #72091 The ice rink is due towards the end of November too.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
72091Photo #72091The sides of the path have been worn or broken so much that the usable tarmac for walking and cycling on has been reduced to a narrow strip.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
72056Photo #72056Outside Tesco. Number and quality of parking stands is abysmal.

Some stands are broken as well.

Absolutely insufficient for the level of cycling of Cambridge.
Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
71350Photo #71350Partly because it's rather lovely but mostly because it looks like an old fashioned Tusk type bike parking solution.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
71311Photo #71311Wrong-way cycling in Sidney StreetRoad environment:
Problem
road
71310Photo #71310Green Street, Cambridge is one way, and a shop using a mini-trike to catch the eye.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
71309Photo #71309The morning rush hour in Trinity StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
71308Photo #71308Early morning in Market StreetRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
71307Photo #71307At last the one-way signs (see #64494) have been replaced with contraflow signs here in Cockburn Street.
There are three in this shot, one on the left and two on the right - (one of them in the far distance partially obscured by a van).

Also in this picture a Royal Mail operative pushes a trolley down the middle of the road, while on the right is a refurbished Royal Mail delivery cycle as marketed by www.elephantbike.co.uk
General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs

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