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Filtered permeability in Sydenham Lane.

Temporary northbound closure of the North Hanover Street contraflow bus lane in connection with building works at Queen Street station. The official diversion is via North Frederick Street.

Cycle parking outside the sports centre in Yoker. It would be better with dropped kerbs to allow cycling through the road closure.

Permeability for pedestrians only. Although there is a sort of ramp up to the kerb on this side, on the other side it is just a high kerb (see #48702).

One road exits to Paisley Road West, the one opposite only has pedestrian access. A missed opportunity to improve cycle permeability for local journeys. 20mph zones only on side streets in Glasgow.

No access for cycles at road closure between Milnpark Gardens and Milnpark Street. Only pedestrians can go between the two streets. A gully installed the wrong way around creating an unnecessary hazard for cycles.

No access for cycles at road closure between Milnpark Street and Milnpark Gardens. Must enter via Paisley Road West along with all the other vehicular traffic.

The road closure in Ashley Street has a sort of hump to facilitate cycling, and some parking stands.

The cycle track linking Kingarth Street with Victoria Road, right at the bus stop.

There is a cycle track linking Kingarth Street with Victoria Road, but it's right at the bus stop. Hopefully this will be sorted by the South City Way works.

The cycle track between Bowman Street and Victoria Road goes around the bus shelter. Hopefully this will be improved by the South City Way works.

A cycle track with right angled corners links between Nithsdale Road and the Pollokshaws Road toucan crossing, around the bins.

A dropped kerb in the diagonal road closure on Reidvale Street and Sword Street. Not signed for cycling, but unlikely to cause a problem. Interestingly, the dropped kerb on the far side appears to be newer than on this side.

Road closure on Whitevale Street, with no exemption for cycles. A useful street for crossing Dennistoun.

FAO @Darkerside @GoBikeGlasgow @isersmalone New Balvicar St cycle gate. https://t.co/hsgCQah4xm [A site where car parking regularly blocked the cycle track entrance before e.g. #93805.]

The Doune Quadrant/Doune Gardens problem is still very much there.

Texting, engine running, not aware of those around her...

The cycle track linking Albert Road and Victoria Road has been blocked by a cycle hire station. Hopefully this will be sorted during the South City Way work.

Fern Lane is well surfaced (for a back lane) and has a single bollard to prevent through motor traffic, making it a useful alternative to the busy Crow Road..

Replacement for Checkpoint Shelley (see #26285).

I didn't think it was possible for this crossing to become more farcical, but the roadway has been closed, meaning the cycle route bumps kerbs for no purpose.

The north end of Brock Road has the same problem as the Brock Burn path, but is slightly nearer to the zebra crossing at the health centre.

The Silverburn to Pollokshaws & Newlands cycle route crosses the zebra crossing across Auldhouse Road, then heads up Holeburn Road.

It's the widest zebra crossing I've ever seen, but why are the Belisha Beacons covered up?

The new bridge over the railway line at Bredisholm Road is not finished.

Getting from Sandy Road to NCN7 on Beith Street involves negotiating a maze of parked cars and kerbs.

A new toucan crossing on Beith Street for the new Lidl store, but needlessly difficult to get to from Anderson Street due to its position and all the clutter, including kerbs, in the way.

Glasgow really pushing the boat out on cycling infrastructure I see... https://t.co/xEq1oobYaI

It appears that the cycle route goes along the footway (which isn't signed as shared use) because no dropped kerbs or other arrangements have been made to get past the road closure in Waterside Street. The bollard has received stripy tape.

Newly installed dropped kerbs for cycling through to Galloway St, although this couple headed for the footway to avoid the reversing car in the turning head.

A short section of shared-use footway leading to the toucan crossing across Great Western Road, but no dropped kerb, unlike #87530.

The end of Lochburn Road, blocked with railway sleepers, but with a gap for bikes and pedestrians. The guy on a bike, visible in the background, was lost and looking for the canal path (on the embankment to the right).

Cycle track through closed off road between Claremont St and Argyle St.

New build out and dropped kerb on Claythorn Street #glasgowcycling https://t.co/qwbkEQV2py

New cycle-through in Springburn #permeability #glasgowcycling https://t.co/nFCKiO6g2G

A forlorn Fire Path in Hobart Street, with no exemption for cycling.

Now that this dropped kerb forms part of a cycle route, it might be time to trim back the lower branches on these trees.

A newly opened up road closure next to Hampden Stadium.

McPhater Street outside the Piping Centre is now blocked off with bollards.

Gap through Fire Path, but is it legal to cycle?

New cycle parking outside West Street subway station.

A dropped kerb has been provided at the end of Carlton Place.

No cycle access from Reid Street designed into the Clyde Gateway cycle track (see also #71303).

One of the four bus shelters plonked on the Clyde Gateway cycle track, with the cycle track crudely diverted around it. Watch out for that lamppost! Bus shelter also hides cyclists merging onto carriageway just beyond, where there is a left ... [more]

Close-up of #71301, showing bus shelter with cycle track diverted around it.

One of the four bus shelters plonked on the Clyde Gateway cycle track, with the cycle track crudely diverted around as an afterthought. Seen closer in #71302. No cycle access to blocked-off side street.

Coll Street not open to cycling at its junction with Darnick Street.

No physical impediment to cycling through the road closure over the bridge between Chestnut Street and Kippen Street, but the 'No Through Road' signs as in #71226 imply it isn't legal to do so.

Although there are 'No Through Road' signs without any exemption for cycles, there is no physical impediment to cycling over the railway bridge between Kippen Street and Chestnut Street.

No exemption from road closure for cycles at the end of Ashdene Street.

No exemption from road closure for cycles at the end of Ashdene Street.

The segregated cycle track on Scotland Street turns left into West Street. Anyone wanting to turn right into West Street has to turn sharply at the gap in the railings. Minimal cycle parking outside West Street subway station, and a van ... [more]

A van parked on the footway outside West Street subway startion, when there is plenty of space to park legally and for free on the road. The cycle route crosses the footway to join the segregated cycle track on the other side of the road ... [more]

Golly, wonder how that happened. Lawless sponging drivers burdening city taxpayers with crash repair costs yet again? http://t.co/7y4WkjAvLU

Newly installed dropped kerb at Langside Road creating quieter alternative to Victoria Road #quietway #glasgowcycling http://t.co/qvfQphWvZa

Although there are tiny drainage gaps at each side, this roadblock could easily be altered to properly allow though cycling along Earlspark Avenue. UPDATE June 2016: See #82489

Last month this was a nice flat entry to #Glasgow's main city park. No more. Why? #Cycling #dedesign. @copenhagenize http://t.co/z5PgYtlCFj

#glasgowcycleinfraday New City Road. t.co/bAq3s5yPmG

#glasgowcycleinfraday New City Road. t.co/bAq3s5yPmG

Not the prettiest of road closures on Hathaway Street, but possible to cycle through. [2017 Update: Also now possible to drive through since bollards have been knocked down.]

Not the prettiest of road closures on Hathaway Street, but possible to cycle through.

'No Through Road except cycles' except no provision for cycles is made at the road closure (see #62876).

There is no gap for cycles even though the 'No Through Road' sign at #62877 said there would be!

There is no gap for cycles even though the 'No Through Road' signs at #62874 said there would be!

'No Through Road except cycles' except no provision for cycles is made at the road closure (see #62875).

The upper part of Wilton Street has an elongated fire path. There is a gap at the side but is most likely for drainage rather than bikes.

Wilton Street is blocked midway by a fence.

Road and path closures for the Commonwealth Games. The Clydeside Expressway remains open though.

Road closure in Minerva St for the Commonwealth Games. The covered walkway to the SECC is also closed.

Cycle parking near Great Western Road

The southern part of Candleriggs has been pedestrianised, but cycling was meant to still be allowed.

Road closure in Springfield Road for Commonwealth Games. This is also a diversion route for NCN75 which will be shut during the games.

No dropped kerb on this side of the road closure, on quiet route to supermarket. Update 2016: Fixed, see #86106.

The end of Holeburn Road has been closed off at Auldhouse Road, with a gap for cycles, but no protection from obstructive parking.

Unsigned dropped kerbs allowing cycle access to Ellangowan Road at Haggs Road, but no dropped kerb from shared-use footway opposite.

Unsigned dropped kerbs allowing cycle access to Ravenshall Road at Haggs Road, but no dropped kerb from shared-use footway opposite.

Road closure between two back-streets, without any provision for cycling through. For residents in Crosslee Street, this would be the quickest way to Govan on a bike.

Cycle track across road closure of Maryland Drive at Paisley Road West.

Diagonal road closure of Old Dumbarton Road at Yorkhill Street/Regent Moray Street. Although physically possible, it is illegal to cycle through. There is a Fire Path beyond the Puffin crossing.

The closure of Gairbraid Avenue, opposite from Lochburn Road across Maryhill Road, exempts cycles. However, the dropped kerb for getting off of the Maryhill Road carriageway is at a really awkward position for those making the crossing from ... [more]

Road closure that exempts cycles on Gairbraid Avenue at Maryhill Road. See also #52205.

Road closure in newly redeveloped area that doesn't exempt cycles, against Glasgow City Council's stated policy: http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=6908 "The design of new developments should be permeable for pedestrians and ... [more]

Road closure with gap for cycles

Fire Path where cyclists are legally allowed to go around the side.

Fire Path with no (legal) allowance for cycles

Road closure with only through passage for pedestrians. Would be advantageous to allow cycle access too.

Long-term temporary road closure on Rogerfield Road that could be made permanent, with the road tidied up and converted into a cycle path connecting the existing path in Blairtummock Park to Bargeddie. The road was closed due to problems wi ... [more]

Road closure at east end of Overnewton Street, with no exemption for cycles.

Fire Path in closure of Old Dumbarton Road at Yorkhill Street junction, with no provision for cycles. However, the dropped kerb of the Puffin Crossing is frequently used by cyclists going to and from the nearby NCN 7. Interesting road marki ... [more]

Road closure at west end of Overnewton Street is open to cycles in the Traffic Order, and although dropped kerbs have been provided, it was never signed, so it is a secret cycleway!

Knocked-over cycle sign at road closure, which has been like this for a few weeks, leaning at various angles and directions

New dropped kerb at closed-off junction of New City Road and St George's Road. (See also #30362)

Cycle track across footway linking Pollokshaws road (which at this point is one-way with a contraflow bus lane) and Surrey Street. This is normally a useful link to avoid the traffic on Gorbals Street, but Stirlingfauld Place is currently s ... [more]

Road closure in Virginia Street

Cycle parking at Clarendon Place on Maryhill Road at St George's Cross. A lot of cyclists go through this road closure at peak times.

Road closure in Scotland Street West. There are dropped kerbs, but they are at one side and one of them is completely obstructed by a parked car.

Road closure in Kelvin Drive exempting cycles

Clouston Street road closure partially blocked by car parking. "Cycles Only" signs might help.

Road closure in Hotspur Street exempting buses and cycles

Not as bad as Doune Quadrant (see #36208) but car parking in Striven Gardens again causing problems for cyclists heading through road closure. Needs proper "Cycles Only" signage.

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