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Photo # Icon Photo Caption Categorisation
51483Photo #51483Cycling officers visiting to measure up for a cycle parking experiment in Thoday Street.Road environment:
Event
road
51476Photo #51476See clip at youtu.be/ES-Kq9nH4Dk

This is a classic case of a driver with a "I just must get ahead" attitude. It did absolutely nothing to speed their journey and only acted to block me.

On top of that, looking at the road markings and video-clip timings, their average speed was 17mph. Given the driver was stopped at the end, the breaks where on from the start of the clip, and taking straight line breaking, that means they passed me at 34mph, in a 20mph limit. Even adjusting the breaking, still the start speed is well over the limit.

So, I'd suggest speeding as well as careless driving here, in a residential area.

www.driving-law.co.uk/offences/careless_driving.asp
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51460Photo #51460Spot the bike path! Hint, under the car there is a big painted bike sign (light was too bright for my phone camera to see it)
New bike path regularly used as free car park by resident of new housing complex (people working at NIAB have free parking, so I assume it is not us, but resident or visitors to people living there)
Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
51416Photo #51416Coton Cycleway – rather too narrow for a popular walking and cycling route.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
51415Photo #51415Senate House early on a summer Sunday morning.Road environment:
Good practice
road
51414Photo #51414St Edward's passageRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51413Photo #51413Road closed for a charity run event.Road environment:
Good practice
road
51410Photo #51410Inders Kitchen (www.inderskitchen.com), a Cambridge-based Indian Takeaway, does delivery by bike. This deserves a massive thumbs-up as a great solution to our town's traffic issues. (Note the ASL infringement ahead as well!)Other:
Good practice
general
51393Photo #51393Abandoned cycle.

This bike appeared here on a Sunday morning. I instantly recognized it as an abandoned bike - rear brakes sprung open, loose brake cables, bent mudguard stays, strange yellow paint on part of the front wheel.

I repositioned it out of the way of the footway, parking it on its left pedal in the gutter and left it there all day unlocked into the evening. When it hadn't been claimed I took it in and reported it to the City Rangers.

Eventually I took it to the police, who tell me it can be mine after 28 days. It'll need a bit of work before its rideable, but is otherwise quite a nice quality bike.

Update 13 August 2013: I claimed the bike from the Police Station. Tyres were still inflated and it was just about rideable. They'd checked both databases for any claims, but as there were none the bike is now legally mine - though if the owner does materialize then that is a bit of a grey area - I'm told.
Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
51392Photo #51392Nice quality covered cycle parking at this school.

There is more cycle parking on different parts of the site.
Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
51389Photo #51389The unenforceable sign reads:

DO NOT RIDE
CYCLE ON THIS
FOOTPATH

- unenforceable because it is the incorrect sign. If cycling were genuinely not permitted the official round red bordered NO CYCLING sign would be used.
General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
51387Photo #51387More wonderful yarnbombing!Road environment:
Event
road
51380Photo #51380Cycles parked on the carriageway.

We're expecting a toast rack like those shown at #50187 to be sited here temporarily to gauge the suitability for a permanent installation like #48270.
Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
51358Photo #51358A local property management company really should know better than to cross the solid white line into a contraflow cycle lane.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
51357Photo #51357Limited enforcement action is having no effect on the recent rash of obstructive parking in Newnham Croft.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
51354Photo #51354The new-ish properties on the right were built at the bottom of the long gardens of houses on Histon Road.

They were restricted to single storey, but have a basement. They were not granted any rights to use the local residents' parking scheme, and so have to store their cars on their own land.
Car storage:
Good practice
carstorage
51353Photo #51353North Street, which is a back street of Histon Road has several car storage areas, including residential car parking scheme.Car storage:
Infrastructure
carstorage
51352Photo #51352This street behind Histon Road has several car storage areas.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51351Photo #51351Histon RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51349Photo #51349Narrow footway on Histon Road, not helped by bins.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51348Photo #51348Large car storage facility off Windsor Road behind Histon Road shops.Car storage:
Infrastructure
carstorage
51347Photo #51347Histon Road / Gilbert RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51346Photo #51346The time has come to end public storage of these dinosaurs on this section of highway. There is a multi-storey storage facility for them nearby so there really is little excuse.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
51344Photo #51344New bike racks next to the new Cambridge Fire Station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
51320Photo #51320Cycling is in our DNA suggests this BBC report:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23274432
Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
51304Photo #51304See clip at youtu.be/UKJ3XntIH50

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) and a brief halt, we've got back to illegal parking here.


Driving in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking work on water, sewerage electricity, gas, or telecomms network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51303Photo #51303See clip at youtu.be/UKJ3XntIH50

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) and a brief halt, we've got back to illegal parking here.


Driving in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking work on water, sewerage electricity, gas, or telecomms network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51302Photo #51302See clip at youtu.be/UKJ3XntIH50

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) and a brief halt, we've got back to illegal parking here.


Driving in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking work on water, sewerage electricity, gas, or telecomms network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51301Photo #51301See clip at youtu.be/UKJ3XntIH50

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) and a brief halt, we've got back to illegal parking here.


Driving in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking work on water, sewerage electricity, gas, or telecomms network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51300Photo #51300See clip at youtu.be/BYQOzBEafuM

We had the fun and joy of the winter raised strip replacement on this wooden bridge.
www.youtube.com/watch

Then it was removed after considerable complaints.
www.youtube.com/watch

Well this time I bump into a couple of engineers working on the new replacement. The plan this time is to take up all the boards and triple the amount of grip within the board itself.

Currently there is about 1 inch of grip in a 6-8 inch wide board. They want to put in two more. The work will cuase some disruption, but the y plan on doing this work overnight to cause as little disruption as possible to people riding.

I do think there needs to be alternative routing signs for both directions. Just like roadworks that take out a major route. You'd not expect to be dumped in the middle of a well established route as a driver, why expect to do it to anyone riding?
Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
51299Photo #51299See clip at youtu.be/8cCGLtP2c5M

Wow! All change again and this time looks a little more permanent! Is there a chance that my badgering here has had some effect? We'll see.

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) the cars have moved to, as far as I know, a legal place to stop. Not condoning parking on grass verges, but from my point of view, it's a distinct improvement.


Driving in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking work on water, sewerage electricity, gas, or telecomms network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
51298Photo #51298See clip at youtu.be/gwtg3thWZSY

This is just poor driving from someone who is meant to be "professional". It's a plain MGIF rather than a SMIDSY as the driver was looking right at me both before and after the white car passing from the other direction. And clearly floored it to get out in front of me. I had to slow to avoid running into the back and thus my momentum was reduced so the bus does pull away.

The thing is the road is only a few hundred yards more before a roundabout and a left turn that I was going to take anyway, so this manoeuvre saved the bus driver a few seconds at most. And was only ever going to do that. And the question that has to be asked, will this driver continue to drive this badly and cause a collision some time in the future?
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51296Photo #51296See clip at youtu.be/qrL_wEqKWxo

Not something you will regularly come across when riding, unless you are in Cambridge.

The herds here are very docile and quite used to having people around. That doesn't mean they will just sit in one place and ignore anything you do. You must take care around them and not get too close. Here I slow down, realise they are not going to move off the path and pick a way round.
Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
51294Photo #51294Toucan crossing in the way of cyclists. The dangerous road narrowing needs to be removed. See #51288Road environment:
Problem
road
51293Photo #51293Toucan crossing in the way of cyclists on Histon Road. See also #51294.Road environment:
Problem
road
51292Photo #51292Histon Road. See also #51293Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51291Photo #51291Video of a cyclist on a wider section of Histon Road. See also picture #51292Road environment:
Problem
road
51290Photo #51290Many cars overtake far to closely on Histon Road. See also video #51291.Road environment:
Problem
road
51289Photo #51289Histon Road Cambridge is narrowed by parked cars. It needs cycle lanes instead of car storage. See also #51290.Road environment:
Problem
road
51288Photo #51288Histon Road, Cambridge lacks cycle lanes. See also #51289.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51287Photo #51287Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51286Photo #51286Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51285Photo #51285Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Roadworks:
Problem
roadworks
51283Photo #51283Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51282Photo #51282Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51281Photo #51281Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51280Photo #51280Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51279Photo #51279Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Pothole:
Problem
potholes
51278Photo #51278Recently carried out but shoddily done road resurfacing in Canterbury Street!Roadworks:
Problem
roadworks
51265Photo #51265Gilbert Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.80m Pavement
2.70m Verge
1.70m Cycle lane
2.90m Westbound
3.00m Eastbound
1.70m Cycle lane
2.90m Verge
1.70m Pavement

18.40m Total

9.30m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51264Photo #51264Histon Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.80m Pavement
3.00m Northbound
3.00m Eastbound
4.60m Southbound
1.80m Pavement

14.20m Total

10.60m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51263Photo #51263Histon RoadRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
51262Photo #51262Shopping area on Histon RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51261Photo #51261Histon Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

2.60m Pavement
4.80m Northbound
4.40m Southbound
2.85m Pavement

14.65m Total

9.20m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51260Photo #51260Histon Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.90m Pavement
4.25m Northbound
4.30m Southbound
1.80m Pavement

12.25m Total

8.55m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51259Photo #51259Histon Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.80m Pavement
1.70m Buildout
3.20m Northbound
3.65m Southbound
1.90m Pavement

12.25m Total

8.55m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51258Photo #51258Linden Close, off Histon Road, CambridgeRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51257Photo #51257Methodology used for measuring road widths - a five metre spring loaded tape measure, in the small hours.Road environment:
Event
road
51256Photo #51256Histon Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.70m Pavement
4.30m Southbound
2.50m Northbound
1.90m Car storage
1.70m Pavement

12.10m Total

8.70m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51255Photo #51255Histon Road

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

2.05m Pavement
2.45m Layby
4.20m Northbound
2.60m Southbound
1.90m Car storage
1.80m Pavement

15.00m Total

8.70m Total Carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51254Photo #51254Newmarket Road - single stage toucan crossing and cycle lanes.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51253Photo #51253Narrow cycle lane on Newmarket Road, and new cycle parking at the far end on the left, part of the new hotel.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
51252Photo #51252New hotel on Newmarket RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51251Photo #51251Coldham's Lane

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.85m Pavement
1.90m Verge car storage
1.25m Cycle lane
2.65m Northbound Carriageway
2.85m Southbound Carriageway
1.30m Cycle lane
1.45m Verge
2.20m Pavement

15.45m Total

8.05m Total carriageway
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51250Photo #51250A box bike parked on Thoday Street. And the scene about a year later with new cycle parking: #66783.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
51249Photo #51249Thoday Street

Measurements left to right in metres, accurate to 0.05m

1.70m Pavement
5.80m Carriageway
1.70m Pavement

9.20m Total

The residential parking markings are 1.80m wide, over hanging the pavement by 0.60m.
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
51236Photo #51236Shameful that car storage is permitted here on SundaysCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
51164Photo #51164Trusting my bike to one of the guardian trees at Cambridge Station (suspect they're due for the chop #CB1) t.co/Y4OZ7VK4UICycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
51159Photo #51159Coe Fen path, a lovely riverside route into town. Shame, it could be wider.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
51157Photo #51157When the trading pitches were being reviewed Cambridge Cycling Campaign said that this one needed to be further to the east, away from the end of Regent Terrace and the junction with Regent Street, so that people being served - this photo was taken on my way to work at 9:13am so there is no queue - do not obstruct cyclists. See camcycle.cyclescape.org/threads/728 and photos #51155 & #51156Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
51156Photo #51156When the trading pitches were being reviewed Cambridge Cycling Campaign said this one needed to be further from the junction with Regent Street. See camcycle.cyclescape.org/threads/728
See also #51155
Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
51155Photo #51155This ice-cream van is parked too close to the junction with Regent St. Cambridge Cycling Campaign wrote to the City Council when the trading pitches were being reviewed saying the pitch needed to be sited further east. See camcycle.cyclescape.org/threads/728Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
51154Photo #51154Cycle route across Parker's Piece closed off at Parkside for The Big Weekend at 8:30pm on Friday 5th July 2013.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
51145Photo #51145I was trying to use this back route to avoid cars and get through on a longer journey.

This threw me for about 5 minutes. Had to stop, look around, check the map, then wander (in wonder!) along speculatively until I spotted the right way.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
51144Photo #51144Contraflow markings on St Andrews Street now have arrows and are the full length of the road, following several requests for this. Makes the situation much clearer now.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
51142Photo #51142Truck in cycle lane delivering to car dealership on Milton Road.Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51141Photo #51141Truck in cycle lane delivering to car dealerships on Milton Road.Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51132Photo #51132See clip at youtu.be/CxdGjKrwR1o

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) and a brief halt, we've got back to illegal parking here.

Stopping or Parking in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane.

www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking any works in relation to any apparatus belonging to or used by sewerage authority or electronic communications code network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21

Again, these may be developers, but they are none of the above exemptions.
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51131Photo #51131See clip at youtu.be/CxdGjKrwR1o

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) and a brief halt, we've got back to illegal parking here.

Stopping or Parking in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane.

www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking any works in relation to any apparatus belonging to or used by sewerage authority or electronic communications code network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21

Again, these may be developers, but they are none of the above exemptions.
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51130Photo #51130See clip at youtu.be/FjWRzK6k46w

I'm going around 24mph down the road and prepare to pass a stopped bus. Then I spot that it wants to pull out, so wave it out and pull in behind. I slow to around 20mph and prepare for the road ahead which includes a left turn for me and a roundabout for the bus.

The van shoots past me close enough to touch and immediately jams on the brakes as the bus is slowing just ahead. There was nothing coming so the main reason they didn't give space is that they couldn't get past in time if they did. This is also opposite a turning ot the right in a residential area.

Forgetting failing to give room as required by Highway Code rule 163, this is just careless driving, below the standard expected of people driving.

Wickes have successfully dropped down the list of places to go when the next of my home improvement project comes along.

Passing to Close
Highway code rule 213.
Motorcyclists and cyclists may suddenly need to avoid uneven road surfaces and obstacles such as drain covers or oily, wet or icy patches on the road. Give them plenty of room and pay particular attention to any sudden change of direction they may have to make.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069858

And more importantly Highway code rule 163.
Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so. You should give motorcyclists, cyclists and horse riders at least as much room as you would when overtaking a car.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

Careless Driving.
www.driving-law.co.uk/offences/careless_driving.asp
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51129Photo #51129See clip at youtu.be/UhkrVbLjA1U

Each time I come down here I'm sure I'm going to go over. I take it really slowly and try to make sure it's a safe turn. It is very difficult!

The path drops away across the path away from the centre of the bend and has a lot of loose grit. I understand there maybe a desire to slow people coming down onto the path and give people coming up a better slope, but this is just too far.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
51128Photo #51128See clip at youtu.be/iSkoUUvP92Q

And after a couple of days of no illegal parking, they are back again!

After all these....
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
...in this location (amongst others along this stretch) we've finally restored legal parking. Looking into the development, all the space that was available now has vehicles parked in it. Is this an end of the illegal parking here? Let's hope so.

Stopping or Parking in Cycle Lanes
Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law)
You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane.

www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking any works in relation to any apparatus belonging to or used by sewerage authority or electronic communications code network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21

Again, these may be developers, but they are none of the above exemptions.
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51127Photo #51127See clip at youtu.be/jISm9-Dcxko

Again, a lot of development going on here, but there's still no need for this.

Highway Code Rule 243
DO NOT stop or park where you would obstruct cyclists’ use of cycle facilities except when forced to do so by stationary traffic.
www.gov.uk/waiting-and-parking/parking-239-to-247

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

- saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
- maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
- undertaking any works in relation to any apparatus belonging to or used by sewerage authority or electronic communications code network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21

Although as it's BT, they have the right as exemption 3 under the RTA'88 section 21, but that's only id they are actually doing anything to the route itself. And also, there's vast amounts of space to NOT do it!
Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
51126Photo #51126See clip at youtu.be/jISm9-Dcxko

Again, a lot of development going on here, but there's still no need for this.

Highway Code Rule 243
DO NOT stop or park where you would obstruct cyclists’ use of cycle facilities except when forced to do so by stationary traffic.
www.gov.uk/waiting-and-parking/parking-239-to-247

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

- saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
- maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
- undertaking any works in relation to any apparatus belonging to or used by sewerage authority or electronic communications code network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21

Although as it's BT, they have the right as exemption 3 under the RTA'88 section 21, but that's only id they are actually doing anything to the route itself. And also, there's vast amounts of space to NOT do it!
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51125Photo #51125UPDATE: Change of hatch direction! cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/54865/

See clip at youtu.be/Uj3gxhg0Vio

This is meant to be a serious bit of cycling infrastructure to enable bikes to cross the very hostile Newmarket Road. It enables lots of routes away from traffic.

This burger bar regularly stops here (maybe even on bricks?). and seriously blocks the path. With customers often queuing right across the path. Even the minimum space taken for customers, this still leaves about 1 foot for people cycling. Compare that to the size of the crossing on the road.

IMO, there is not space for parking here, let alone a food outlet. And I think this is covered under the Highway Code and Traffic Laws.

Parking causing an Obstruction
Highway Code Rule 242 (backed up in law, RTA 1988, sect 22 & CUR reg 103)
You MUST NOT leave your vehicle or trailer in a dangerous position or where it causes any unnecessary obstruction of the road.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

Highway Code Rule 243
DO NOT stop or park where you would obstruct cyclists’ use of cycle facilities except when forced to do so by stationary traffic.
www.gov.uk/waiting-and-parking/parking-239-to-247

And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21.
Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:

- saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
- maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
- undertaking any works in relation to any apparatus belonging to or used by sewerage authority or electronic communications code network

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
Enforcement:
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51122Photo #51122Chisholm Trail - section of the Travis Perkins Depot planning application to be safeguarded.Obstruction:
Good practice
obstructions
51121Photo #51121Bateman St mandatory counterflow cycle lane is frequently blocked by workmen's vans, but this one has left space for East-bound cyclists, while still allowing motor vehicles through.Obstruction:
Good practice
obstructions
51120Photo #51120Bateman St mandatory counterflow cycle path NOT blocked by workman working in adjacent house!Obstruction:
Good practice
obstructions
51119Photo #51119Reduced capacity at the Catholic Church junction for 3 months. What's the betting that people will have adjusted their travel patterns after this, meaning that cycle space would be achievable now after all?Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
51117Photo #51117High Street ChestertonRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
51116Photo #51116Utterly pointless bewildering tiny blue sign with cycle symbol on Chesterton High Street.

Good effort with the hanging baskets though!
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
51115Photo #51115A well used valuable link between Scotland road and High Street Chesterton.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
51114Photo #51114Chesterton StreetsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51113Photo #51113Chesterton StreetsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51112Photo #51112Kinross RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51111Photo #51111Chesterton StreetsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51110Photo #51110Chesterton StreetsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51109Photo #51109Chesterton StreetsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
51108Photo #51108Some great bike racks near these shopsCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
51107Photo #51107Some great bike racks near these toilets.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking

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