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Motorbike parking in the cycle lanes a problem here.

Great work - putting 20mph signs where they're always obscured by parked cars.

As usual, there's no Except Cyclists plate on the route ahead which leads to central Cambridge.

Does anyone understand the point of this? It makes it slightly harder for cars to turn left (not currently allowed) but forces cyclists (who can turn left) to move right into a narrow traffic lane. A coned-off cycle lane would be good, if i ... [more]

Dutch-style cycleway, Arbury Road - but shouldn't there be a cycleable connection to the community centre rather than barriers to the left?

Some mistake surely? Northbound cycle lane, northbound general traffic lane, no southbound cycle lane.

Some mistake surely? Northbound cycle lane, northbound general traffic lane, no southbound cycle lane.

Dropped kerb at Barnwell Meadow where Chisholm Trail will meet Newmarket Road. Significant remaining upstand renders it dangerous for oblique approach.

New dropped kerb at Barnwell Meadow where the Chisholm Trail will meet Newmarket Road. It's not even close to 'flush', and potentially very dangerous for any oblique approach from the on-road painted cycle lane.

Bent signpost possibly caused by a passing high sided vehicle such as a van being driven without sufficient attention.

Street cycle parking space needed here.

Collapsing ironwork, Cambridge

Pothole on the Cambridge inner ring road.

It's a shock coming back from Denmark and the Netherlands to find the appalling state of the roads in Cambridge.

It's a shock coming back from Denmark and the Netherlands to find the appalling state of the roads in Cambridge.

Cycle parking at the Trumpington Road P+R. Toast racks like this don't look permanent to me, but I'm guessing these are. Not good enough, if so. They should be covered and more secure to start with.

This section of cycleway has been resurfaced and the stud lights have vanished - the second time this has happened. It also needs clearing of dead leaf mush.

This path is going to have to be surfaced and improved for cycling soon.

Stands gradually being removed as they become loose, due to being wrongly installed in the first place

Footway puddling caused by overrunning by heavy motor vehicles. The concrete sections are built to withstand the weight.

Coldham’s Lane crossing

Narrow Lane on Cambridge Retail Park, and there's a 5 mph sign. (You need to be pretty skilled to cycle as slow as that!)

Narrow cycle lane at Cambridge Retail park with a blue advisory sign that reads: Cyclists use cycle lane only

Narrow cycle lane at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Vanishing Point Cycle lane disappears!

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Appearing point Narrow cycle lane emerges from footway! The opposite of a vanishing point.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Vanishing point The white line goes right up to the kerb where there's a lamp post at which point the cyclist disappears!

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

Cycle lane markings the wrong way round at Cambridge Retail park.

The 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.

The 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.

The 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.

The cycle marking is facing the wrong way round.

Cambridge Retail Park Advisory sign suggests that cyclists stick to that narrow lane. "Cyclists use cycle lane only" and there's a 5 mph sign.

Cambridge 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.

Children after school technically criminalised by cycling on Burleigh Street at 3pm

Need for cycle Parking in Thoday Street.

Barriers here are totally unnecessary and the priority should be for the major route (the cycleway) not 12 houses in a cul-de-sac

Barrier and missing flush kerb. Remove barrier, add flush kerb, surface properly and widen for bidirectional use and distancing.

Very narrow footway especially past the bus stop. Needs a proper redesign to give space for cycling and walking.

The 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.

Path impeded by barriers. Prevents distancing and is difficult for cycles. Remove barriers.

Barrier prevents distancing. And it's very hard to get many bikes through. Remove it.

Barrier prevents distancing. Remove it.

Barrier 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.

Barriers 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.

Anti-cycle barriers make this cycle route very awkward to use and get in the way of distancing.

Anti-cycle barriers make this cycle route very awkward to use and get in the way of distancing.

Remove the ratrunning through here. Particularly important if Coldhams Lane gets a filter south of the Railway Bridge

Put in some proper segregation here with wands, kerbs or armadillos rather than just painting a line.

Tesco lorry routinely parks here on the pavement, over a zig-zag line, over yellow lines and a cycle lane. Yet there is a car park at the back.

The 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 nar ... [more]

The 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 nar ... [more]

If 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.

Here 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.

Disgraceful parking like this can now be ticketed thanks to the new yellow lines

Cyclists Beware DO NOT UNDERTAKE Sign that tries to place the responsibility for the turning lorries on the cyclists.

Road surface along this entire stretch from Ferry Path in the east to Croftholme Lane in the west is appalling and very dangerous. Re-thinking of cycle paths through the route, and then proper resurfacing is urgently required.

A badly placed sign put in the middle of the footway where it will be an obstruction to pedestrians. It could easily have been put against the low wall on the left edge. Reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/?id=0 ... [more]

Add a crossing here to make it possible for children to access the play park safely. The complex crossing 50m up is difficult to navigate and the constant standing traffic and people routinely running red lights makes this a high risk area ... [more]

Add a crossing to improve safety for children going to the school and playground on Vinery Road. Reduce speeding as the roads is unnecessarily dangerous, noisy and polluted

Reduce illegal speeding

A routinely ignored No access sign.

Slap bang in the middle of the footway. Reported: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk?id=00345511. (But I expect that is ignored as their form is not setup for receiving mis-placed sign reports.)

Car’s speed along the road, traffic charming would make the road safer.

This pedestrian crossing does not currently change to green for pedestrians even when there are no motor vehicles to be seen in either direction. In fact it should be the opposite, with shorter than normal waits for pedestrians.

The on-road cylepath from the Barnwell Road roundabout to the Ditton Lane junction could really do with repainting: most of the red has now vanished.

The new 'Dutch-style' Fendon Road roundabout - the yellow-and-black sign should say clearly 'Drivers Give Way etc' and not be off to the left of the cycle and pedestrian sections.

Poster erected by ad-hoc committee of traders and residents implying (falsely) that the whole community is behind their campaign to reinstate all the pollution and injuries arising from through-traffic on the bridge. In fact, only 50-70 ... [more]

“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 ou ... [more]

Broken racks - nice idea in principle to provide wheel supports against these stands, like on the left. In practice though they have turned out to be fragile.

Need for cycle parking in Ross Street.

Would be good to allow outdoor tables and chairs for the cafes.

This Street needs a modal filter. Cars and delivery vans use it as a rat run between Victoria Road and Chesterton Road. Traffic speeds are frequently too high despite the 20mph speed limit. A filter in Carlyle Road will add to problems her ... [more]

+This street needs a modal filter. Cars and delivery vans use it as a rat run between Victoria Road and Chesterton Road. Traffic speeds are frequently too high despite the 20 mph limit. A filter in Carlyle Road will add to the problems here ... [more]

This crossing is really dangerous for pedestrian and cyclists. The traffic lights don't take them into consideration at all and it is a dangerous point in a otherwise great cycling path.

Island for pedestrian crosing in hihgly transited area doesn't allow for social distancing.

Filter lights do not seem to detect cyclists waiting to turn into Eddington Avenue

Farm entrance and exit needs to give way to cyclists on the cycle path. No markings are provided and vehicles turn in and out without care without looking along the cycle path for vehicles

Pothole

After a week, the contraflow cycle lane through the Histon Road roadworks is still marked as Road Closed. Why does the county council always fail to take cycling seriously?

Cambridgeshire 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 sam ... [more]

Cambridgeshire 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 sa ... [more]

Cambridgeshire 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 sa ... [more]

Awful signage - the street is open. Need to make clear that businesses are open.

Awful signage - the street is open. Need to make clear that businesses are open.

The actual M11 bridge is quite wide, but the shared-use links on either side are riidiculously narrow,

The usual Road Closed sign - but provision has been made for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists.

Terrible surface here, just where you have to ride to avoid dooring and overtaking motor vehicles

Horrible 20 metre-long tramline in the tarmac, causing instability just where you have to ride to avoid dooring by parked cars and either overtaking by impatient drivers in inadequate space or harassment from behind. Repeated requests to Co ... [more]

There is an advance cycle stop box at these traffic lights, but it was never repainted after being resurfaced several years ago. The cycle lane leading to it is also almost invisible. The road is narrowed here by a central island. Major haz ... [more]

Believe it or not, there is a painted cycle lane here, but drivers cannot see it and often encroach

Merging from shared-use path onto road can be scary, not helped by missing bollard at tip of build-out kerb, giving drivers no warning of cycles appearing

Travelling 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 ... [more]

There 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.

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