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107281Photo #107281Obstructive pavement parking on the shared-use footway on Dalsholm Road between the Garscube Estate path and the Kelvin Walkway, forcing riders onto the crumbling carriageway. There is a free car park at the top of the hill in the background.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
107267Photo #107267A gate across Monymusk Place, on the Drumchapel Way and Garscadden Way. The Garscadden Wood path starts on the right a short distance beyond the gate.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
107266Photo #107266Signage for an on-road section of the Garscadden Way on Lillyburn Place.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107265Photo #107265Signage for the Drumchapel Way, and above it, what appears to be the last remaining directional signage for the Garscadden Way.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107264Photo #107264The Cleddans Burn path, part of the Garscadden Way and Drumchapel Way, approaches Achamore Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107263Photo #107263A scenic section of the Drumchapel Way and Garscadden Way, on the Cleddans Burn path.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107262Photo #107262An information board for the Cleddans Burn path, part of the Garscadden Way and Drumchapel Way.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
107261Photo #107261A poor quality surface at the start of the Cleddans Burn path, part of the Garscadden Way cycle route and Drumchapel Way walking route.

The footway on the Goals access road swaps from the north to the south side at this point.
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107260Photo #107260A poor end to the footway from The Antonine Road at the Goals access road, part of the Drumchapel Way signed walking route.Road environment:
Problem
road
107259Photo #107259The Drumchapel Way on The Antonine Road.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107258Photo #107258The Drumchapel Way meets The Antonine Road. Glasgow City Council's GIS system shows a path (called Drumry Wood) across the site across the road, even though it is securely fenced off.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107257Photo #107257The Drumchapel Way leaves Halgreen Avenue and takes the steps up to The Antonine Road. There is a bypass ramp, but no dropped kerb at the end for anyone following the route by bike.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107256Photo #107256Signage for the Drumchapel Way on Halgreen Avenue.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107255Photo #107255A poor quality shared-use footway on Halgreen Avenue. The other side of the road doesn't even have a footway, even though it is outside a school!Road environment:
Problem
road
107254Photo #107254There were no signs for the Drumchapel Way at the junctions at either end of Hecla Avenue, only this one midway along the street.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
107253Photo #107253Cycle parking outside the shops on Kinfauns Drive, although access is restricted from the road by railings.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
107252Photo #107252Kinfauns Drive outside the Drumchapel Shopping Centre and Health Centre. Bike parking both sides but access restricted by extensive use of guard railings.

The Drumchapel Way crosses the road here and the signs can just be seen.
Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
107209Photo #107209Cycle parking at Milton Library and leisure centre, all up against a kerb.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
107173Photo #107173Some steps on the Drumchapel Way, with a by-pass ramp, approaching Kinfauns Drive.Track:
Infrastructure
track
107172Photo #107172The Drumchapel Way marker post and information board for those coming from Kinfauns Drive.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107171Photo #107171Poor condition asphalt path and damaged marker post on the Drumchapel Way.Track:
Problem
track
107170Photo #107170Next the Drumchapel Way goes up some shallow steps as it starts to head towards Kinfauns Drive.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107169Photo #107169The Drumchapel Way continues down some very shallow steps to a bridge across the Garscadden Burn.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107168Photo #107168A close-up of the marker post that is not for the Drumchapel Way (from #107167). Leg-it around Drumchapel.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107167Photo #107167Three marker posts, but only two are for the Drumchapel Way, so turn right.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107166Photo #107166The Drumchapel Way continues.Track:
Infrastructure
track
107165Photo #107165The optimist in me wants to believe that this section of the Drumchapel Way path is currently being upgraded.Track:
Problem
track
107164Photo #107164Navigation on the off-road sections of the Drumchapel Way is by marker post. Here the posts indicate a turn to the right.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107163Photo #107163Information about Garscadden Burn Park and the Drumchapel Way.Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
107162Photo #107162The Drumchapel Way leaves Southdeen Avenue and doubles back into the Garscadden Burn Park.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
107161Photo #107161On-road sections of the Drumchapel Way are indicated by small circular signs attached to lampposts.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107160Photo #107160The Drumchapel Way turns left to join with the Garscadden Way. The Drumchapel Way is a walking route around Drumchapel and the surrounding woodland described at https://forestryandland.gov.scot/images/pdf/rec_pdfs/DrumchapelWoodsLeaflet.pdfRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107159Photo #107159The winter has taken its toll on the Garscadden Way. This is listed as an official cycle route in the council's GIS system at glasgowgis.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.htmlCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
107158Photo #107158The path across to the Garscadden Way blocked by fallen branches, but will anyone notice there's a path to be blocked?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
107122Photo #107122Genuine question @GlasgowCC : wait for what? @GoBikeGlasgow Clyde Place under the rail bridge. Signs in both directions near entrance to land under bridge which has something going on. Should they actually say 'Caution: works access' or something? t.co/5b4mOBqtOvGeneral sign/notice:
Event
signs
107117Photo #107117Commercial van parking in the painted cycle lane on Port Dundas Road.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
107053Photo #107053The end of the widened footway and transition onto an on-road painted cycle lane along Alderman Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107052Photo #107052Probably the start of the cycleway alluded to in #107051.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107051Photo #107051Line segregation, apparently.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
107039Photo #1070392/4
Others have discussed the left hook risk to cyclists at the Devon St junction @GoBikeGlasgow eg t.co/hsiql8duc7. Today I was nearly left-hooked by a council vehicle overtaking and turning in front of me into Torrisdale St. The driver was not apologetic. I was shaken. t.co/ROZ9Z6S7n4
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
107038Photo #107038I've never worked out if these strips are badly installed drainage (for the boggy grass to the right), or anti-cycling rumble strips.

A swimming contest can be seen in the background.
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107037Photo #107037There is an unmarked speed hump either side of the Cleveden Road bridge on the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath, which are quite hard to spot if you don't know they are there.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
107036Photo #107036A connection between Netherton Road and the Forth & Clyde Canal, with damaged sign, mud, and a chicane barrier.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
107035Photo #107035I'm sure a better entrance to this path could be built at Knightscliffe Avenue. The plot to the left was only recently rebuilt.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
107034Photo #107034The start of the Lincoln Avenue cycle track, seen from the opposite direction to #101264.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
107033Photo #107033The Cycle Quietway through Knightswood links the Orca cycle routes on Dyke Road and Lincoln Avenue without going along Alderman Road.

The entrance to the Lincoln Avenue cycle track is rather cluttered and the cycle track itself can barely be seen from this position. Yet you are expected to know where to turn.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107032Photo #107032Signage for the Cycle Quietway through Knightswood on Loanfoot Avenue, but it's shorter, quicker and on roads just as quiet to head to the Forth & Clyde Canal along Loanfoot Avenue in the opposite direction.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107031Photo #107031Signage for the Cycle Quietway through Knightswood at Riglaw Place, but it's shorter, quicker and also just as quiet to get to the Forth & Clyde Canal via Commore Drive to the left.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107030Photo #107030'Recommended route for cyclists' signage for the old signed route between Kelso Street and Garscadden railway station.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107029Photo #107029A Cycle Quietway has been signed through Knightswood, but doesn't use the newly widened and converted shared-use footway on Dyke Road.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107028Photo #107028Signage for the Cycle Quietway through Knightswood, at the junction of Kirkton Avenue and Holehouse Drive, with another sign pointing to Garscadden railway station in the background.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107027Photo #107027A route sign for the Cycle Quietway through Knightswood on Kirkton Avenue.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107026Photo #107026A "Cycle Quietway" has been signed through Knightswood, crossing Alderman Road here at Commore Drive.

Again the buffer strip between the car parking bay and the cycle lane does not allow sufficient space for a car to be parked between the kerb and the strip, making the strip utterly redundant.
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
107025Photo #107025The road markings on part of Alderman Road have been renewed, including a buffer strip between the parking bays and the cycle lane, but there's really no point in painting it less than the width of a car away from the kerb.Road environment:
Problem
road
106908Photo #106908Absolutely perfect timing. @GoBikeGlasgow @UofGsustain @PeopleByresRoad #paintIsNotProtection t.co/LENi1rbIkACar storage:
Problem
carstorage
106907Photo #106907Painted cycle lanes don’t work, especially if the council just keeps turning a blind eye to those who abuse it. I tried to speak to the guy in the car and ask why he thought it was okay for him to park there, no response. @GoBikeGlasgow @GlasgowCC t.co/VXJLhkPMkoCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
106558Photo #106558People could make Glasgow tidier!Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
106309Photo #106309The abandoned bike still blocking part of the Maryhill Tesco cycle parking stand, leaving little space for intending customers.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
105994Photo #105994@morebikesplease @PeopleByresRoad @UofGsustain Here was two weeks ago. It's almost like there's a pattern...! Just shows the lack of consideration given to cycle infra that paint is even considered an option here. Anyone who uses the road regularly knows the current situation is a joke for cycling. t.co/e44AFj2eS3Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
105993Photo #105993Paint is not protection @PeopleByresRoad @UofGsustain t.co/BF102sqsikCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
105177Photo #105177It is days like today that highlight how car centric Glasgow is. Almost 50% of Glaswegians don't have access to a private car. While the roads were ice free, the paths were like ice rinks. #activetravel #travelpoverty t.co/vhkNFMcgcpCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
104682Photo #104682@RoyalMail when will you instruct your drivers that bike lanes and especially fully segregated ones are not for parking, especially when options are available? South West City Way segregated lane in Glasgow @GlasgowCC t.co/MZYDmZ8WeACar storage:
Problem
carstorage
104680Photo #104680This type of infra is excellent but will be wasted money unless protective measures are included too.
@GlasgowCC @collin_little @GoBikeGlasgow t.co/QRSaqPbHhQ
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
104052Photo #104052Hooray, the filtered access on Scotland St West at Lambhill St, G41, has been installed!

Thank you @GlasgowCC πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
Road environment:
Good practice
road
103927Photo #103927Look, I know it's shit infrastructure, just a bit of paint, but there's multistorey and surface car parking within a couple of hundred metres. I have to cycle against the flow of motorised traffic because you're a selfish twat. Thanks. t.co/MqDNYqW1kSCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
103731Photo #103731Glasgow's joined up infra as it transitions from segregated to 'shared with pedestrians'.
A pole and a parked van. Nice. t.co/I1zYIvWeLB
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
103672Photo #103672I waited 4 sequences of Argyle st/ Jamaica st🚦- this remained red (having dodged a taxi who’d pulled in and parked on the cycle lane). We simply won’t shift people to cycling if even the limited infrastructure doesn’t work @GlasgowCC. Any thoughts @AnnaLangside @GoBikeGlasgow? t.co/88IaVUyBDt

[Cycle signals now sensor triggered, when they didn't used to be and just went when the lights changed for the opposite direction]
Road environment:
Problem
road
103519Photo #103519They're still at it @AnnaLangside @GoBikeGlasgow @GlasgowCC
Really think the segregation needs to be more substantial t.co/08xkctm49Z
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
103495Photo #103495How am I supposed safely cycle up this street if cars are parked in the contraflow cycle lane, forcing me into on coming traffic? @GlasgowCC @AnnaLangside t.co/jcbx6GVDyvCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
103460Photo #103460Superb example of inappropriate pavement parking and encroachment onto a roundabout from the ever inconsiderate @ArnoldClark @ACHelpTeam It’s no wonder the concrete is sinking. @BadParkersUK t.co/TFDuYXL0qvCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
103372Photo #103372I'm not sure what the barriers here are meant to achieve, or why they are blocking the flagship cycleway on Waterloo Street.Roadworks:
Problem
roadworks
103362Photo #103362Cycling home with Flora along Pollokshaws Road. Traffic management for the shared path resurfacing better cycle provision than path itself! Buy hey, 6 lanes for motors obviously essential t.co/Whhbubr5SCRoadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
103136Photo #103136Exciting to spot Sauchiehall Street's new 'avenue' taking shape in Glasgow. πŸ‘€ πŸŽ‰
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Just couldn't help noticing the state of what appears to be the final cycle surface, in contrast to the new mirror-smooth machine laid carriageway. #judderJudder t.co/ez3DIB5LcB
Roadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
103036Photo #103036@GoBikeGlasgow constant parking in front of the cycle path at bottom of Corrour Road in Newlands. Happening everyday. Double yellow lines and cycle path paint worn away t.co/ubCvvYCEfBCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
103035Photo #103035@magnatom @GlasgowCC @AnnaLangside @GoBikeGlasgow We took this photo & plan to write to council. Why not 'please take care through roadworks and show respect to workers & fellow road users'? Feel free to use photo if you like. t.co/tJH3AFvSBdRoadworks:
Problem
roadworks
102730Photo #102730Obstructive parking in Craigton Road, next to a partially empty ASDA car park.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
102680Photo #102680@TrothBen @CycleInfraDay @Fenmonkey @bencooper Here is my trike on the bridge. Not much room for anyone coming the other way. t.co/19Afh1W4GcCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
102314Photo #102314Entitled driver's reaction to #carfreeday t.co/E6vXC6RfX1Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
102105Photo #102105I was surprised to see this sign at the newly rebuilt Partick Bus Station. The pedestrian crossing around the corner has been removed.

Non-bus traffic has to use this lane past Partick Bus Station, but a left turn is required to get to the cycle route access.
General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
102104Photo #102104A mention of the cycle route and bike parking on the new totem pole outside Partick Interchange, but no mention of the hire bikes.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
102103Photo #102103A solitary sign outside the chip shop declares that the footway on this section of James Street is shared-use. Leads to #33490.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
102102Photo #102102Precisely no-one ends their journey here, so why does the cycle lane end here?Road environment:
Problem
road
102101Photo #102101Since my last visit painted cycle lanes have appeared on Hamilton Road west of Daldowie Road. Perhaps some of the extensive hatching could have been sacrificed in order to provide some segregation.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
102100Photo #102100According to Network Rail, the railway bridge on Muirhead Road has been "rebuilt stronger and wider to enable two-way traffic, cycle route and pedestrian footpath". I don't see a cycle route.

www.networkrailmediacentre.co.uk/news/network-rail-open-gbp-4m-baillieston-railway-bridge-two-weeks-early

See also #102099.
Road environment:
Problem
road
102099Photo #102099According to Network Rail, the railway bridge on Muirhead Road has been "rebuilt stronger and wider to enable two-way traffic, cycle route and pedestrian footpath". I don't see a cycle route.

www.networkrailmediacentre.co.uk/news/network-rail-open-gbp-4m-baillieston-railway-bridge-two-weeks-early

If they mean a shared-use footway, they could at least have made the footway wider. There's nothing behind that rebuilt wall.

See also #102100.
Road environment:
Problem
road
102098Photo #102098A new path has been provided around house-building works, but has been blocked by fallen security fences.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
102059Photo #102059The rebuilt Polmadie Bridge is now open. See also #102058.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
102058Photo #102058The rebuilt Polmadie Bridge is now open. See also #102059.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
101441Photo #101441Maryhill Tesco cycle parking regularly full up, unlike the massive car park which always has lots of free spaces.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
101440Photo #101440The Partick Bus Station rebuild continues, but at least there will be a direct route onto the carriageway at Merkland Street once it's finished.

The stone bases for the bus shelters were apparently imported all the way from Portugal!

A small notice directs NextBike users to the new docking station location.
Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
101437Photo #101437Who would possibly want to lock a bike outside a bookmaker's?Bicycle:
Problem
bicycles
101436Photo #101436No bicycle parking at the Thornwood Roundabout and absolutely no room for any either!Bicycle:
Problem
bicycles
101434Photo #101434A very old blue-bordered cycle route sign on Broomhill Drive. There are no further signs on this route because it is the last in a series of signs for various destinations around the Clydeside Expressway's Clyde Tunnel junction, including at #36113, where the cycling directions differ from the ones for drivers, although most of the signs have been replaced by more modern signs.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
101433Photo #101433New and old route signs at Broomhill Drive.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
101432Photo #101432A shared footway in Victoria Park Drive South, and signage for local destinations.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
101430Photo #101430A shared footway in quiet Glendore Street, and I think the raised crossing in Medwyn Street in the foreground could be better aligned with the footway.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
101428Photo #101428Roadworks blocking most of the shared footway on Smith Street, but no dropped kerb to join the carriageway of this quiet street. No provision for left turns into Northinch Street either.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
101427Photo #101427The Loch Lomond railway path used to carry on here, but now flats block the route as well as the expanded car showroom that initially took over some of the land.

NCN7 continues along the footway across South Street to the right.
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
101426Photo #101426Different styles of sign on the Primrose Street off-ramp from the Loch Lomond railway path.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
101425Photo #101425The Balmoral Street off-ramp from the Loch Lomond railway path. The first time I've seen a postal district on a cycle route sign.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns

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