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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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No grit at this junction near Cambridge railway station.

“SLOW” but no grit.

“SLOW” but no grit.

Ice on the footway/cycleway at the top of this busway bridge over the railway, where there’s a shadow from the wall.

Ice on the footway/cycleway at the top of this busway bridge over the railway, where there’s a shadow from the wall.

Very slippery ice in the shadow of this bridge.

Dreadful design that allows motor vehicle storage to block access to the path.

The so-called 'strategic cycleway' to the Trumpington Park development.

Start of the so-called 'strategic cycleway' to the Trumpington Park development.

The cycle counter barometer on Parker’s Piece is blank on both sides - so no way of knowing the number of “Cyclists this year”. Additional comments at: https://twitter.com/simon_nuttall/status/1344778875155456000?s=21

We ought to be grateful for the gritting, but it's not right to see a truck driving along the cycleways in Eddington scattering salt. A much smaller vehicle should be used. Cycleways are not for motor traffic of any kind in my view! It c ... [more]

Poor drainage on Huntingdon Road. Reported at: https://highwaysreporting.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/ reference: 00354582

What a shame the cycleway wasn't raised and given priority over the car park access roads.

Flooding and leaf mulch by the Vicar's Brook

Just where cyclists need help, at one of Cambridge's worst roundabouts, the cycleway just ends.

End of the 'strategic cycleway': gravel and right-angles. More crap from a crappy developer.

Trumpington 'strategic cycleway'.

Trumpington 'strategic cycleway' surface: gravel, leaves and evidence of slippage

Trumpington 'strategic cycleway': leaves and gravel

The Trumpington 'strategic cycleway'. Still mud, years after the houses have been occupied.

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.

The cycle marking is facing the wrong way round.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

Set-back crossing, but lacks priority. Had it been designed with priority and surfaced accordingly, it would be Dutch quality

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.

Tins path a bit narrow in parts

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.

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