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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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]

Road is effectively single lane here due to on street parking on a blind bend. Oncoming vehicular traffic will often force cyclists into the kerb or the the wing mirrors of the parked cars (depending on direction of travel)

Cyclists share cycle path with pedestrians and it is dangerous for both groups. There needs to be a clearer division between which part of the pavement is for walking, and which for cycling.

Replace chicanes at both ends of path with a bollard, so that cargo bikes can get through

Narrow road. Use full width of highway to add segregated cycleway.

Very poor layout for cyclists here with tight bends and criss-crossing footpath. Traffic signals poorly arranged for cyclists approaching from Victoria Avenue.

Mill Road too narrow , heavy traffic, dangerous for bikes. Make one way for cars and two way bike lanes or at least add bike lanes

The "up" cycleway here is stupid, mixed with unnecessary parked short-stay cars and queuing cars. In the other direction the junction is 30mph not 20mph, wide and scary, with cars turning across cyclists. There's a silly cycle lane on the p ... [more]

The "up" cycleway here is stupid, mixed with unnecessary parked short-stay cars and queuing cars. In the other direction the junction is 30mph not 20mph, wide and scary, with cars turning across cyclists. There's a silly cycle lane on the p ... [more]

Unnecessary chicane here - straighten out route for going under bridge

Clumsy signposting here means it's confusing to find the busway path to the station when entering the P&R

Remove or reduce unnecessary gates on path. Replace with bollards if required to prevent motor traffic

Remove unnecessary gates here

Nice new cycle path on Green End Rd has no good interface to very narrow shared use path going NE Milton Rd, trapped behind fence. Yet traffic has 3 lanes going townwards there. Scrap fence and use current inner traffic lane for cycle + ped ... [more]

Critical access link to the Biomedical Campus connecting Red Cross Lane to new Queen Edith's Way cycle roundabout. Road needs to have all on-street parking removed to make space for bikes. Ongoing parking enforcement will be required.

Worn-out Give Way signs at the entry to a closed-off road - these should be removed properly.

Road and pavement surfaces are unsafe for cycling. Cycle path on the road encourages cars to pass when there is not enough room, and there is certainly no space for cyclists to move away from the kerb to distance from pedestrians. Needs a ... [more]

Cycle bridge along the railway - convenient link between Impington, Science Park, North railway station, King's hedges area and the path along the river (out of the city) or eastwards towards Bottisham

Cycle bridge along the railway - convenient link between Impington, Science Park, North railway station, King's hedges area and the path along the river (out of the city) or eastwards towards Bottisham

MILL ROAD BRIDGE. Cycle path on the left, inboard of the pavement, for cyclists travelling towards Petersfield; and a similar cycle path on opposite side of road, for cyclists travelling towards Romsey. WITH THE PROPOSED ONE WAY TRAFFIC FOR ... [more]

Earlier, in view of the ongoing Covid-19 situation, I recommended having pedestrians moving in a ONE-WAY system across MILL ROAD BRIDGE (eg on the left hand pavement going from Romsey to Petersfield, and again on the opposite pavement comin ... [more]

The section of Arbury Road between Leys Road and Milton Road is narrow and really dangerous for cyclists. Modal filter west of Leys Road would open up road space for safe cycling and socially distancing pedestrians

Security needs to be transformed in the Cyclepoint!

That barrier... Presumably given the lack of tourists as a terrorist target it can be left open or removed

Dangerous with cars overtaking and narrow road

Cut-through to Addenbrooke's Road - shown as a cycleway on OpenCycleMap but not wide enough for a new development.

Crossing to/from end of new shared path parallel to drain to go to Milton St John's Innovation Centre etc is terrible. A small 3.5m wide bridge over the drain with a crossing of Cowley Rd to reach Orwell Furlong would be a far more pleasant ... [more]

Crossing to/from end of new shared path parallel to drain to go to Milton St John's Innovation Centre etc is terrible. A small 3.5m wide bridge over the drain with a crossing of Cowley Rd to reach Orwell Furlong would be a far more pleasant ... [more]

Cycling over Mill Road bridge can be intimidating, especially for younger cyclists, and is a barrier to making trips by bike. A dedicated cycle lane (preferably separated from traffic) would solve this issue (presumably by reducing vehicula ... [more]

New Aldi means people driving cars are turning across those cycling in the bus lane and are not looking properly - priority for pedestrians and cyclists needs to be strengthened here, this is a new danger and high likelihood of an injured p ... [more]

Shared use path is so narrow cyclists can’t really use it. Too many pedestrians, even outside rush hour. The road is unpleasant for children because buses are very intimidating - drive up close behind. Also terminates in a drop ker ... [more]

Busway needs barriers to protect cyclists, especially children, cycling south. Even at slower speeds, busses can not serve if a cyclists were to fall in front of them.

Unpleasant right turn into Tennison Road from the station. Cars pulling out often don’t check to their left.

North/south cyclists should have priority here, rather than cars from the garage and side roads. Could be a nice, safe alternative route past the station.

Busy cycle route, terminated by a drop kerb.

No access to advanced stop box from cycle path without going down a kerb. It’s a busy box, and most cyclists seem to do this, which isn’t comfortable.

No access northbound into Nine Wells, due to a dropped kerb.

Poorly designed pedestrian path means a large number of pedestrians side step into the cycle path without looking. Needs a redesign so the most natural route to cross the cycle path is not sidestepping into it without looking. At leas ... [more]

Cars always drive/queue in cycle path during rush hour.

Vehicles pull out of this access road without stopping for the shared use path. This will continue to be an access road for the sports fields after the construction road is complete, so it needs better visibility, and obvious markings to ... [more]

North bound cyclists have three seconds for the green light cycle. That is not enough for when the traffic island is full of cyclists (eg in the morning school run)

Cycling north, cars have priority from the left. The hedge is quite high for young cyclists. Adjust the priority, or reduce the hedge height.

This cycle path is used way more than vehicles but vehicles have priority to turn. It’s a major access route to the secondary school. Travelling north, cyclists have a blind corner which vehicles drive round quite fast - not child friendl ... [more]

Future cycle access to busway is blocked by a newly planted tree. Means you would need to cycle awkwardly on the pavement to access the path.

Road surface around here is very bad.

Left turn on red for bikes? This junction gets very busy with bikes many turning left.

Two way for bikes?

Narrow and busy for bikes and pedestrians. Remove cobbles so that full width is easy to walk/ride on

Make this short section of Trinity street two way for bikes to relieve conflict with pedestrians on Senate House Passage

Surfacing of access route to carter bridge is appalling.

On road cycle lane advisory only. Constantly full of traffic at peak times blocking access for bikes.

The on road cycle lanes are far too narrow. Cargo bike too wide for road marking. Encourages close passes by traffic.

It is apparently proposed to further RESTRICT cycling in Burleigh St. In 2003 TRL report 583 'Cycling in Vehicle Restricted Areas' discussed issues here. Cycling near to shop doorways an issue. Why not just move street furniture from centr ... [more]

Too many cars at speed drive up and down Greenlands fighting over parking spaces 24/7 and idle, wait and park illegally on pavements and double yellow lines blocking sight lines, reversing round key corners making it dangerous for pedestria ... [more]

This is an important access to the Biomedical campus. There is a smoker area right next to the cycling path where groups of people get together and invade the cycleway, leaving no space for cyclists to distance from them

Too many cars at speed drive up and down Red Cross Lane park here idling their engines blocking in neighbours also go down Greenlands fighting over parking spaces 24/7 and idle, wait and park illegally on pavements and double yellow lines b ... [more]

Too many cars at speed drive up and down Greenlands fighting over parking spaces 24/7 and idle, wait and park illegally on pavements and double yellow lines blocking sight lines, reversing round key corners making it dangerous for pedestria ... [more]

Too many cars at speed drive up and down Greenlands fighting over parking spaces 24/7 and idle, wait and park illegally on pavements and double yellow lines blocking sight lines, reversing round key corners making it dangerous for pedestria ... [more]

Crossing is very poorly designed for volume of pedestrian and cycle traffic. Cycle times are long and there is regularly overcrowding here. The 'use crossings' sign would not be necessary if the junction had been designed properly to cater ... [more]

The markings on the narrow advisory cycle lanes here have faded. The lanes need to be compulsory and widened to prevent overtaking. This section of road needs a 20 mph limit.

Cyclists turning left onto Brooklands Ave from the Hills Rd bridge have a difficult choice. You either have to turn onto the roadway on Brooklands (v busy at peak times and too narrow for cars to pass), or risk getting tangled with other bi ... [more]

Entering and exiting Aberdeen Avenue is dangerous for both car drivers and cyclists. Crossing Aberdeen Avenue while walking along the south side of Brooklands Avenue is risky., particularly for parents with small children or prams. Replace ... [more]

The cycle paths here, running alongside car parking, put you at real risk of being 'doored'. The hatch marks intended to keep parked cars back from the cycle lane are widely ignored. https://goo.gl/maps/eufSHq3BwozQ9rj26

Cycle lanes needed here. Also double white lines and no loading. Coaches parked here during the Language School season, speeding cars and queuing traffic make this dangerous for cyclists.

Cycle lane leads to cycle dismount sign (despite this being the main route from the hospital to the Hills Road cycle way and the city centre/train station). Remove railings to allow access to roundabout for cyclists from the cycle lane

Shops on Sidney Street (e.g. Sainsburys) can only be accessed from the north via Trinity Street and Market Street. Allow two way cycling on Sidney Street to relieve congestion on Trinity street and Market Street.

Not possible to access Hills Road cycle way from Adrian Way since right turn banned. Allow right turn into Long Road from Adrian Way for cyclists.

Remove railings and add dropped curve to allow left turn from road to cycle path here.

Shared use pavement is too narrow, especially since pavement on south side is closed during pandemic. Relocate car and cycle parking elsewhere and use additional space for wide cycle way to connect to Hills Road.

A new crossing was recently installed with no thought for cyclists. The signal posts present an obstacle requiring a difficult sharp turn, especially when people are travelling in both directions simultaneously. It's especially bad with car ... [more]

The Kingston Street to Devonshire road crossing is horrible & stressful. When the mill Rd bridge was closed it was wonderful. Can Mill Rd be closed to all cars & buses & it will open up the whole street again.

This whole area is dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. Many 1000s of cycle trips every day pass through the taxi rank, drop off & pedestrian way trying to get across this area. Urgently need designated direct cycle pathway

Construct a path across the playing field and add a bridge or tunnel to the other side of the railway tracks to meet the guided busway cycleway

The section of Arbury Rd between Leys Rd & Milton Road is horrible for cyclists. Narrow pavement & narrow road, cyclists doing dangerous things to not get squashed by cars. This section should be one way for cars & two way for bikes. Then t ... [more]

The cycleway on pavement is a disaster, school children in both directions, some on bikes, some walking. Remove eastbound right turn lanes, add cycle lane, widen pavement, cut hedges back to minimum

Bridge is too narrow if we are expected to keep 2 m apart from other users coming the opposite direction

Queens’ rd needs a bike lane on the pavement going north.

Bad repairs to Busway/cycle lane forces cyclists to use outer edge to avoid unpleasant bumps

The road surface here is so bumpy it makes cycling unpleasant especially for a gentlemen.

Cars turning right on the roundabout often wont give way to cyclists coming from the right.

Except Cycles plate needed on the No Through Road sign at the start of Wilberforce Road.

Remove the End of Cycleway sign here - it doesn't end.

Taxis and trucks speed down (and up) Jesus Lane. The road surface is uneven and it’s simply far too narrow and unprotected for cyclists. Please add designated and protected space for cyclists or speed bumps to slow speeding cars.

Desperately need wider/protected corridors for cyclists on both sides of East Road. Frustrated drivers accelerate, cars park in road outside of Tesco Express, children en route to Parkside and St Matthews: it’s an accident waiting to happ ... [more]

Cavendish Avenue could be a decent through cycle route from Cherry Hinton Road to Hills Road, especially if made one way as part of a scheme where parallel road(s) such as Hills Avenue were made one way in the other direction. Very few resi ... [more]

This is an important access to the Biomedical campus. There is a smoker area right next to the cycling path where groups of people get together and invade the cycleway, leaving no space for cyclists to distance from them

This is shared cycleway and pavement right next to a water course. There is only space for 1 person at a time and there is no barrier to prevent people from falling in the water. The path is also in terrible condition

Cycle lane stops abruptly. Cycle lane could be added to the roundabout

The whole of High Street could do its cycle lanes (proper ones, not advisory) and double yellow lines all along to prevent pavement and half-pavement parking.

Vehicles queuing to get onto the roundabout every morning. Cyclists have to go either on the pavement or along the centre line. There’s room for a cycle lane.

Continue delineation of cycle way and pedestrian route

Safe cycle route across the M11 onto the A10

Change timing of traffic lights so cycles can go first.

This roundabout is hostile to cycling and encourages fast driving - a taxi nearly ploughed into me because it didn't bother to look or slow down - there was no other traffic around

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