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153715Photo #153715No action taken on the shockingly steep ramp at the bus boarder on the Balmore Road cycle track, and drainage still a problem too.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
153714Photo #153714No action taken on the shockingly steep ramp at the bus boarder on the Balmore Road cycle track.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
153308Photo #153308Finishing work still required at the southern end of the Garscube Road protected cycle lane. It will connecting into the underpass and other existing cycle infrastructure through Cowcaddens.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
153307Photo #153307Progress on the Garscube Road cycle lane.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
153306Photo #153306It may not be finished, but a dropped kerb at Panmure Gate would be nice. The path now leads to the Claypit Local Nature Reserve.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
153305Photo #153305Cycle parking, steps and a ramp at the new Panure Gate entrance to the Claypits Local Nature Reserve. The boardwalk leads along the side of the canal and connects to the new bridge at #153304.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
153304Photo #153304The new bridge across the canal at the Claypits Local Nature Reserve is now open.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
153117Photo #153117A couple of abandoned/damaged bikes at Partick station.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
152951Photo #152951Ban all non blue badge vehicles from the park again. Too many cars, making it unpleasant for the now increased numbers of walkers and cyclists.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152695Photo #152695Three of four cars I saw in the woods at Cadder.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
152694Photo #152694Refurbished bridge, seen previously in #87513. The area has been tidied up, although graffiti has returned. Unmade paths lead through the woods to Cadder.Track:
Good practice
track
152342Photo #152342A total lack of cycle facilities on Govan Road at the Pacific Drive junction.

On the right is an approach lane for the Fastlink busway on Pacific Drive.
Road environment:
Problem
road
152341Photo #152341The Govan Nextbike station has been closed due to persistent vandalism.

SPT had been proposing allowing the facility to be relocated across the road to Govan Bus Station. www.spt.co.uk/documents/latest/rtp230617_agenda13.pdf
Bike share:
Problem
bikeshare
152340Photo #152340The Govan Nextbike station has been closed due to persistent vandalism.

SPT had been proposing allowing the facility to be relocated across the road to Govan Bus Station. www.spt.co.uk/documents/latest/rtp230617_agenda13.pdf
Bike share:
Problem
bikeshare
152339Photo #152339The cycle route crosses Govan Road from Burleigh Street to Pearce Street.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
152338Photo #152338Protected contraflow cycle track next to marked loading bay on Burleigh Street.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
152337Photo #152337Incorrect signage and obstructive parking on the Burleigh Street contraflow cycle lane.

Room for some cycle parking.
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
152336Photo #152336The Langlands Road cycleway joins the carriageway of Langlands Road.

On the right is the start of the Fastlink bus lane to Govan Bus Station.
Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
152335Photo #152335The Langlands Road cycleway restarts as a designated strip of asphalt outside the shops. Despite the tyre marks on the kerb, there is no dropped kerb, and cycle access is from the narrow toucan crossing.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
152334Photo #152334The cycleway on Langlands Road has now been extended across Golspie Street.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
152280Photo #152280An abandoned section of street in Craigton at Barfillan Drive. This could be reworked into a cycle link connecting to the underpass through to Craigton Road and the Asda supermarket.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
152279Photo #152279A Fire Path on Carsaig Drive, with no provision for cycling through (cycle access through road closures being Glasgow City Council policy).Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
152278Photo #152278The path through Craigton, from Drymen Street to Barfillan Drive, interrupted by a Fire Path on Carsaig Drive. No dropped kerbs for crossing the road. This path provides access to the M8 underpass through to Craigton Road and the Asda supermarket.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
152277Photo #152277A Fire Path in Drymen Street, with no provision for cycling through (although just about physically possible with a standard bicycle).Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
152276Photo #152276The dropped kerbs either side of the road closure on Morven Street don't align. I noticed this too late and came straight off of the high kerb. See #152275.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152275Photo #152275This looked like a good cycle exemption from a road closure, but the dropped kerbs on each side of the strip don't align. See #152276.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152274Photo #152274Morven Street is a 'No Through Road except cycles' but has no access from the westbound side of Paisley Road West.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
152273Photo #152273Although it's hard to see in the photograph, a dip has formed in the speed table that makes it rather uneven for cycling across northbound, and potentially hazardous, so would be better getting fixed properly.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
152272Photo #152272The pop-up cycle lane on Dumbreck Road only goes as far as the M77 off-ramp, due to some motorists complaining to a councillor. The section from here to Mosspark Boulevard was removed.

A permanent solution to the distribution of roadspace here needs to be found.
Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
152270Photo #152270A pop-up two-way cycle lane has been provided on Dumbreck Road, between the Pollok Park entrance and the motorway junction, due to the inadequate shared footway.

The bus stop has been closed, and not provided with a bus boarder.
Road environment:
Event
road
152269Photo #152269Vegetation encroaching onto path near Gower Street, and evidence of people going across the grass instead.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
152268Photo #152268No dropped kerb at the end of MacLellan Street, at the path to Gower Street, although the kerb does get quite low nearer the fence.Road environment:
Problem
road
152267Photo #152267Ramp at the MacLellan Street side of footbridge, but there are steps at the Clifford Street side.Track:
Infrastructure
track
152266Photo #152266It's clear here what the transport priorities are when there are steps at one side of this footbridge.Track:
Problem
track
152265Photo #152265Once up the steps from Clifford Street, the rest of the motorway footbridge is step-free.Track:
Problem
track
152264Photo #152264Shallow steps leading to motorway footbridge at Clifford Street that could be replaced by a proper ramp. The same problem as the other access at #152263.Track:
Problem
track
152263Photo #152263Shallow steps leading to motorway footbridge at Clifford Street that could be replaced by a proper ramp. The same problem as the other access at #152264.Track:
Problem
track
152262Photo #152262The surface of Lymburn Street is rather bumpy, with poorly relaid cobbles.Road environment:
Problem
road
152261Photo #152261A slightly odd arrangement for accessing the cycle lane on Kelvin Way.Road environment:
Event
road
152260Photo #152260Kelvin Way looking south towards Radnor Street. Planters have been used to separate motor traffic going to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery car park from cycle traffic going both ways along Kelvin Way.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
152259Photo #152259Although most of Kelvin Way remains shut to motor traffic, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery car park access has reopened. Planters have been used to ensure drivers take the turn into the car park, while allowing cycle access on the other half of the road.

The word 'STOP' continues to appear at traffic signal stop lines on cycle lanes.
Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
152053Photo #152053Scotrail please allow off peak trains to take tandems from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour, Gourock and Wymess Bay so disabled riders and their abled bodied partners are not distriminated against and can reach the islands.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152052Photo #152052When the 153 bike and bag cars are added to the trains please can tandems be allowed to enable disabled people and their partners to reach the highlands. Unable to get to Fort Willam by train currently as Scotrail ban tandems and therefore disabled cyclists.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
152040Photo #152040Please can Scotrail change their anti Tandem policies and allow them on the Inter7City trains which LNER did with exactly the same trains. Discriminates against disabled riders who have to ride with a partner.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
151941Photo #151941Filtered permeability for pedestrians only in Dunard Street.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
151939Photo #151939The new bridge to the Claypits nature reserve nearing completion.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
151938Photo #151938Filtered permeability for pedestrians only in Raglan Street.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
151937Photo #151937The Garscube Road cycle track taking shape, at the Corn Street junction.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
151936Photo #151936The connection from the underpass to the new cycle track on Garscube Road.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
151935Photo #151935The Garscube Road cycle track starting to come together at its southern end.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
151749Photo #151749A driver stopped on the Beith Street toucan crossing, which then changed to the pedestrian/cycle phase, and she is also using her phone.Congestion:
Problem
congestion
151748Photo #151748A cyclist taking a short-cut away from the official crossing point on NCN 7, across the Riverside Museum approach road, despite having to bump the kerbs. There is a significant desire line evident in the grass.Bicycle:
Problem
bicycles
151747Photo #151747A Next Bike hire station right outside the Riverside Museum.Bike share:
Good practice
bikeshare
151746Photo #151746Car parking partly blocking the dropped kerb for the cycle path access at Fore Street, also partly on the school zig-zag markings.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
151745Photo #151745The shared-use footway on Archerhill Road crosses sides, from the wide footway to the narrow footway with a campervan parked on it, right at the end of the zig-zags for the toucan crossing and next to a junction.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
151744Photo #151744Car parking by a professional driver on the shared-use footway on Archerhill Road.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
151743Photo #151743The finished pop-up cycle lane on Great Western Road.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
151742Photo #151742Car parking in the pop-up cycle lane on Great Western Road.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
151741Photo #151741The finished pop-up cycle lane on Great Western Road.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
151611Photo #151611Look at this guy just enjoying the new cycle lane installed on Bilsland Drive in Glasgow. Who cares about cyclist safety? Not this guy! What a tw*t!! 🤬🤬🚴🏻‍♀️ t.co/RJQ3Ud3b9SCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
151522Photo #151522One for you @UrbanistTOC 😠 t.co/7ge2Ygk40g

[Car parking in the cycle lane in Corkerhill Road]
Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
151392Photo #151392Bilsland Drive at the junction with Balmore Road, a short distance after the end of the pop-up cycle lane. Since the inside of the carriageway was occupied with queuing traffic, the cyclist seen in #151391 had no option but to queue with the car traffic, and thus ended up missing the green light.Congestion:
Problem
congestion
151391Photo #151391The end of the pop-up cycle lane in Bilsland Drive. Traffic immediately takes to the inside of the road, to form two lanes of traffic approaching the Balmore Road junction. The guy on the bike didn't get through the next phase on the traffic signals.Road environment:
Event
road
151390Photo #151390The pop-up cycle lane in Bilsland Drive at a bus stop. The drainage would need to be sorted if this was made permanent.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
151389Photo #151389The pop-up cycle lane in Bilsland Drive at a pedestrian crossing. Maybe not ideal, but something that can be sorted later, should the facility become permanent.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
151388Photo #151388The doorzone pop-up cycle lane returns to the kerbside in Bilsland Drive, but the car parking continues towards the pinchpoint.Road environment:
Event
road
151387Photo #151387The start of the next section of pop-up cycle lane in Bilsland Drive. The centre line has been realigned.Road environment:
Event
road
151386Photo #151386No eastbound pop-up cycle lane on this part of Bilsland Drive, and a van parked in the westbound lane, despite the armadillos.Road environment:
Event
road
151385Photo #151385The pop-up cycle lane in Bilsland Drive at the junction with Shannon Street. The parking layby outside the shops is not wide enough for the vehicles parked there, leading to them spilling over into the cycle lane.Road environment:
Event
road
151384Photo #151384The start of the pop-up cycle lane in Bilsland Drive.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
151383Photo #151383Ashfield Street has been closed at Mansion Street, with concrete blocks across the road. There is just enough room between the blocks for a standard bicycle. This has been in place for a number of years now, and could be formalised into a permanent closure with cycle exemption.

Access to an industrial yard is maintained via Hawthorn Street. South of the closure is mostly residential.
Temporary closure:
Event
closure
151382Photo #151382Ashfield Street has been closed at Mansion Street, with concrete blocks across the road. There is just enough room between the blocks for a standard bicycle. This has been in place for a number of years now, and could be formalised into a permanent closure with cycle exemption.Temporary closure:
Event
closure
150636Photo #150636The road is so busy with cars and many buses and there is no cycle path. I have seen 2 cyclists hit by cars in this area in the past month.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
150253Photo #150253Wider pavement and stop pavement parking. Impossible for people with prams, wheelchairs or mobility issues to get passed cars and they have to walk on the roadsTrack:
Problem
track
150134Photo #150134A couple of cycle parking stands installed on Dumbarton Road near the Thornwood Roundabout at the roadside, and there are two more behind the camera at the end of Thornwood Drive.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
150066Photo #150066One of several nasty breaks in the asphalt on the path between Caldercuilt Road and Acre Road.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
150063Photo #150063The start of work on cycle lanes on Bilsland Drive. The lines go from here to Murano St/Shannon St so nothing much to see as yet. There were also some red paint marks at various points further east.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
149496Photo #149496Someone using Lochburn Road to gain access to the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath towards Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch. The car driver made a sharp stop. Construction work has now started on a new bridge across the canal at Stockingfield Junction that will remove the need for canal path users to go via this piece of road.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
149493Photo #149493Construction work has started on a new bridge at Stockingfield canal junction, to remove the need to go down to Lochburn Road to cross the canal.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
149490Photo #149490The canal path branching off from the path between Campbell Street and Lochburn Road. Work has just commenced on building a new bridge at Stockingfield canal junction, which will remove the need to go down to Lochburn Road to cross the canal.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
149487Photo #149487Bad tree root damage to the path between Campbell Street and Lochburn Road, and no access from Sandbank Drive where there is also a flytipping problem.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
149485Photo #149485Despite the council providing cycle signage at the canal access path at Campbell Street, the nearest dropped kerb is someone's driveway.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
148773Photo #148773Broken bollards and obstructive car parking in Clouston Street, where cycling through is permitted in the Traffic Regulation Order. The 'Keep Clear' road markings could do with being renewed.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
148765Photo #148765No dropped kerb at Windsor Street/Windsor Terrace to get through to North Woodside Road at the Lidl supermarket.Road environment:
Problem
road
148263Photo #148263Claypits Nature Reserve bridge under construction over the Forth & Clyde Canal. There is a rough path to get around the side of the worksite.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
148262Photo #148262Claypits Nature Reserve bridge under construction over the Forth & Clyde Canal.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
148261Photo #148261A kerb to bump on the way from the Forth & Clyde Canal path access to the toucan crossing across Maryhill Road and path up towards Duncruin Street.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
147702Photo #147702Bus boarders have now been installed on the Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane, and await markings. The transition is a bit rough, but not as bad as the step for bus passengers at the raised kerb.Road environment:
Event
road
147701Photo #147701Bus boarders have now been installed on the Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane, and await markings.Road environment:
Event
road
147053Photo #147053High traffic congestion, road space taken up by parked cars, no space for safe cycling.
Remove permission to park alongside the road and convert the space into a well-spaced cycling lane.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
145344Photo #145344The end of the Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane, at the Cowdenhill Road/Lincoln Avenue junction. The cycle lane stops just after the bus stop. The bus boarder is still under construction.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
145342Photo #145342Indiscriminate car parking in the Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane. Ideally, this section could be rebuilt, with the cycle lane going to the left of a new car parking layby where the cycle lane is.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
145340Photo #145340The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane. Some of the traffic cylinders were missing on this section.Road environment:
Problem
road
145339Photo #145339The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane. Note that the bus driver is picking up the passenger on the street corner rather than at the bus stop since no alternative arrangements have been made at most of the bus stops yet.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
145337Photo #145337The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane at the turn-off for the canal path. Since the cycle lane stops at Lincoln Avenue, this is where many will leave it for the longer route to town along the canal path. The sign is obscured by tree branches.

There is no connection to the canal path on the other side of the road.
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
145336Photo #145336The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane at the Blairdardie Drive junction.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
145335Photo #145335The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane. A stencil has been used for the cycle logo.Road environment:
Good practice
road
145334Photo #145334A gap in the Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
145332Photo #145332The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane. A stencil has been used for the cycle logo.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
145331Photo #145331A temporary bus stop deployed while the Great Western Road cycle lane is built. This was the only temporary bus stop sign I saw in use.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks

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