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Bike parking at Oaklands Retail Park, London Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK

Newnham crater field The start of the Grantchester Meadows path, destroyed by use as a casual car park

The cycle parking stands outside the Kelvin Hall are hopeless and need replaced. Bolting stands onto block paving is not sufficiently secure in a street environment. See also #95251.

Just a small sign away from the main line of sight to warn of the cycle track crossing the access road to the Bunhouse Car Park, and no indication of priority.

Ventnor beach - there's a cafe in the brown hut Location: , Ventnor (England, United Kingdom)

view of Pepperpot and transmitter from car park Location: , Chale (England, United Kingdom)

Banana Tree food trailer at car park near Blackgang Chine and Pepperpot Location: , Chale (England, United Kingdom)

looking towards Freshwater from old station at Yarmouth on old railway line Location: , Yarmouth (England, United Kingdom)

bicycle parking at "Off The Rails" cafe, Yarmouth Location: , Yarmouth (England, United Kingdom)

New Battery entrance - they sell refreshments for weary travellers Location: , Alum Bay (England, United Kingdom)

tea room at Dimbola Lodge Location: , Freshwater (England, United Kingdom)

The great snow of 2017.

Close up of paving light. This one is, obviously, not working but it does mean you can see how small they are. (LED bulb?) See also #95284

These would need to be viewed in the dark but these small lights seem to be quite effective, but subtle. An idea for more rural locations, perhaps?

The Fastlink busway was built without any dropped kerbs outside the Festival Park gate, hindering cycle access between the Science Centre and Festival Park. The footway here is to be converted to shared use.

Not a dual carriageway, but two parallel two-way roads, the nearest of which is reserved for buses only. The footway on this side is to be converted (or just redesignated?) for shared use.

The northern footway of Govan Road is being rebuilt for shared use.

The northern footway of Govan Road being rebuilt for shared use, with some low branches coming over the wall from the park.

After bikes being here as long as anyone can remember the new racks nearby #95242 have given this church the opportunity to ban them.

Somerset House - so popular now, so little cycle parking.

Quiet Route at Smithfield

Cycle Superhighway under construction

Segregated section of Quiet Route

Permanent Home Zone (as opposed to a Play Street for 3 hours a week/month) & bike hangar

Play Street for 3 hours a week - the yummy mummies obviously have more clout here than on St George's Avenue (#95271). Still no mention of cycle access.

Play Street .. for 3 hours a month... (no mention of cycle access)

Road closure with cycle parking - good practice.

Clever gadget on the cycle bridge to Oxford station

The new Pashley bikes for TfL's bike-sharing scheme all have Blaze Laserlights - I find it a bit disconcerting to be on the road with all these green lights bouncing around, but I suppose I'll get used to it.

The plans show a parallel cycle/zebra crossing to go in here.

A slight adverse camber on the shiny smooth asphalt cycle track.

Corduroy tactiles were specified in the drawings and corduroy tactiles were duly installed, rather than cycleway tactiles.

The surface on the cycleway is the same shiny smooth asphalt used on the footway. Not good for grip.

Dropped kerbs have been installed at the access to the Village development (rectifying #71113), but that footway next to the stepped cycleway is so narrow!

When this area at Partick station was repaved, I thought it might be getting prepared for the installation of the large double decker bike racks, given the congestion on the existing cycle parking. But no, it has been getting used for car p ... [more]

Settlement at the south end of the flagship active travel bridge across the Clydeside Expressway at the Glasgow Harbour development.

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It turns out bolting cycle parking stands to block paving isn't very secure. Who knew? See also #95296.

Cycle parking at the Kelvin Hall, replacing #31550 where a new extension has been built. But the stands are bolted onto block paving and have since shown the shortcomings of that method of fixing (see #95251 and #95296).

There are currently three vehicles parked on this double yellow line all day Monday to Friday.

New tidy cycle parking on Sidney Street.

Another instance of there being no dropped kerb at the end of a path in the Village development, this time in Govan Road. [This one has since been rectified, see #95263]

Exit to East Calder

Entrance to East Calder to Uphall Path at East Calder

New surface March 2016

New surface March 2016

Camps Viaduct

Beware of flooding in wet weather

Uphall - East Calder track

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  • Icon 95287 Northbound side of A23 approaching Telford Avenue
  • Icon 95283 I’m moving to Balham and was wondering if there are any lock up bike shelters in the area?
  • Icon 95262 The houses in Colliers Wood have typically small front gardens and narrow hallways - commuting by bike is difficult because storing a bike in the home is difficult as well. The facilities in the area of Colliers Wood and Tooting is correct as it is part of the Cycling highway to central london so offering secure overnight bike parking will support greatly cycling to work schemes, additionally MERTON council receives funding from TFL for participating to CYCLE VISION program so perhaps some funds could be allocated to creating secure bike parking.
  • Icon 95261 4 x hoops on pedestrianized area outside The Tower Shop
  • Icon 95249 Cycle parking needed here.
  • Icon 95245 Pedestrian killed by Police car
  • Icon 95236 Collision caught on dash cam
  • Icon 95138 Fatal collision Nearby photo: #95142
  • Icon 95127 Hackney style green bike hangers will be welcomed here, as there are always 6 to 8 bikes parked around here. The bikes belong to the residents of the flats.
  • Icon 95092 Not enough round here
  • Icon 95088 Bike racks by the pedestrian crossing
  • Icon 95086 Cycle parking present here.

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