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111753Photo #111753NCN756 road crossing at the north end of Piccadilly Street.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
111752Photo #111752Raised crossing where NCN756 and Piccadilly Street meet.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
111479Photo #111479No turns between the new St Rollox Drive and Keppochhill Drive. There is also no connection from the cycleway to Keppochhill Drive industrial estate. Must U-turn at the Keppochhill Road junction crossing.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
111478Photo #111478The new road layout at the junction of Fountainwell Road and St Rollox Drive does not include a connection to the new cycleway.

The speed of some of the traffic on the new road seemed quite high.
Road environment:
Problem
road
111477Photo #111477A 'No Cycling' sign on the path that now leads to the cycleway adjacent to St Rollox Drive.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
111476Photo #111476The new cycleway along St Rollox Drive leads onto this footway which has not been upgraded. It is obstructed ahead by utilities work and the only way onto the road is across the grass.

There's also a 'No Cycling' sign on the back of the lamppost (see #111477).
Roadworks:
Problem
roadworks
111475Photo #111475The junction of Fountainwell Road and St Rollox Drive, seen from the old footpath along the edge of Sighthill Cemetery. The start of the cycleway can be seen, and this is the only access.Track:
Problem
track
111474Photo #111474Effectively the end of the new cycleway alongside St Rollox Drive, with no way back onto the road and only a connection to the old footpath.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
111473Photo #111473The new cycleway alongside St Rollox Drive, the new road along the northern edge of the Sighthill redevelopment.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
111472Photo #111472The start of the cycle track alongside St Rollox Drive, the new road connecting Keppochhill Road and Springburn Road at the Sighthill redevelopment. The only way onto the cycleway is to use the dropped kerbs at the Keppochhill Road signalised junction.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
111471Photo #111471A new toucan crossing at the junction of Keppochhill Road, Carlisle Street and St Rollox Drive, the new road across the northern edge of the Sighthill redevelopment.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
109876Photo #109876They've finally removed one of the worst barriers on the NCN into Ross Hall Park. Could barely get a regular bike through it let alone in anything slightly bigger before. #spaceforcycling #accessibility t.co/4RsK7C80uN

[See #93815 for the old barrier.]
Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
109715Photo #109715Truck parked directly over the cycle path and pedestrian area rather than the directly adjacent parking bay.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
109671Photo #109671Was I imaging in #107165 that this path was being upgraded?Track:
Problem
track
109670Photo #109670A flooded pothole on the path away from the Donald Dewar Sports Centre in Drumchapel.Pothole:
Problem
potholes
109669Photo #109669Cycle parking at Farmfoods in Drumchapel.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109668Photo #109668A couple of cycle stands at Drumchapel swimming pool.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
109667Photo #109667When Drumry Road East was first closed off at the Great Western Road roundabout, the traffic order exempted cycles from the closure. But nothing was done to facilitate cycle access, and even now that there is a shared-use footway on the other side of the A82, there is still no link.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
109515Photo #109515@GoBikeGlasgow @AnnaLangside @GlasgowCC @SPTcorporate @GlasgowSubway @collin_little @GlasgowEcoTrust no idea what's happening under bridge at West St by SW City Way - some sort of stage getting set up - no diversion signs, narrow pavements and no one to speak to! Be careful. t.co/quaxskjJTrTemporary closure:
Event
closure
109347Photo #109347After huge @GlasgowCC investment in active travel and purpose built cycle path on Sauchiehall Street, its now being used by @Treatzdessert as A-board site 😔 Right in the middle of cycle path! It's ok to advertise, but be a lil more considerate 👍
@SustransScot t.co/VSygAvJHZg
Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
109346Photo #109346Motorists t.co/RlUC4vkbkjCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
109214Photo #109214Zigzag ramp from Penicuik Drive down to Myreside Drive. Another useful path added to new estate. Also, helps avoid Shettleston Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109213Photo #109213Shared path to Rigby Gardens, part of traffic-free route through new housing. Could do with more drop kerbs but paths are useful to avoid Shettleston Road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109212Photo #109212Barriers too close and no drop kerb. Worn grass shows desire line. A bit of a shame but ramp is still useful to link Rigby Street to Rigby Crescent and avoid traffic on Shettleston Road.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
109199Photo #109199The (summer only) free Govan Ferry makes its way across the River Clyde to the Water Row pontoon. It can carry bikes, and details can be found at www.getintogovan.com/visit/Other:
Infrastructure
general
109198Photo #109198Waiting for the (summer only) free Govan Ferry across the River Clyde to the Riverside Museum. Details can be found at www.getintogovan.com/visit/Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
109197Photo #109197The full length of the Pearce Lane cycle track. For some strange reason, the dropped kerb at Water Row does not extend to the full width of the cycle track.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109196Photo #109196Next Bike hire bikes at the Govan docking station at Water Row.Bike share:
Infrastructure
bikeshare
109195Photo #109195A protected cycle lane along Pearce Lane, between Pearce Street and Water Row.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
109194Photo #109194The end of the Burleigh Street contraflow cycle track currently under construction. The route to Water Row is via Pearce Street.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109193Photo #109193Roadworks in Burleigh Street to create a contraflow cycle track and repave the footways.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
109192Photo #109192Access from Drumoyne Road industrial estate to the path to Meiklewood Road.Track:
Infrastructure
track
109118Photo #109118The cycle parking at Cardonald station has been positioned so close to the walls the end stand is basically unusable, while the others won't support the bikes very well when only one end of the bike is on the stand. But I'm not sure I'd leave my bike here all day in any case. Stands on the platform may be a better idea, security wise.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
109105Photo #109105Faded route signs pointing in random directions.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
109103Photo #109103Thank you Glasgow City Council for building new cycle lanes on Victoria Road. Is there anyway you could stop vehicles using them as parking spaces? @GlasgowCC @Chris_Boardman @chrishoy @policescotland t.co/RBjTJ77OXkCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
109074Photo #109074This is a housing apartment, and has a private car park, but no cycle park. I have seen many people keep their cycles inside the flat, including me. It is stressful to bring cycle up and down the flat from different floors, and if there was an easier access to use the cycle from the car park, there would be more incentive to do so.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
108807Photo #108807@RantyHighwayman @peterwalker99 Though this is good design, but it’s in back street of Govan, Glasgow... almost as cyclists don’t ever shop or stop for coffee! t.co/qzxO60msluCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
108795Photo #108795@helenpidd Howard Street in central Glasgow. A bike lane that goes against the flow of traffic. But it’s just a car park lane and taxi drop off. Yesterday there was more car than bike lane visible... If you ride it you’re forced into the path of oncoming buses. It’s on our city maps. Crap. t.co/LV9hGDefSICar storage:
Problem
carstorage
108750Photo #108750Can “security” vans stop where ever they like? This guy claims he can, while doing so he is blocking access to Gordon St counter-way cycle lane. @GlasgowCC @polscotrpu ?? t.co/EcNWYhbFIfCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
108724Photo #108724@GoBikeGlasgow University Avenue this week : a @GlasgowCC cycle route @UofGlasgow what about the #vulnerableroaduser t.co/LdiKcc19HSCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
108648Photo #108648The Kelvin Walkway diversion via Contin Place. Still no dropped kerb at the start of the path to Wyndford Drive.Route sign:
Event
routesigns
108647Photo #108647Diversion signed with blue (permanent) rather than yellow NCN stickers. And still no dropped kerb at the start of the path to Contin Place.Route sign:
Event
routesigns
108635Photo #108635@cyclestreets Spean St, Glasgow - the pedestrian/cycle path is effectively just a residents' car park. @SustransScot @citycyclists @GoBikeGlasgow @LStreetsScot and while I am here > @StewartMcDonald @glasgowc @MMorganSNP @policescotland t.co/xw2HqMXXCMCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
108230Photo #108230Glasgow City Council is planning some work to fix this retaining wall on the Kelvin Walkway.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
108229Photo #108229Excellent signage at the Scottish Water work on the Kelvin Walkway Garriochmill Road access, where a short path has been laid to divert around the worksite.Roadworks:
Good practice
roadworks
108228Photo #108228Excellent signage at the Scottish Water work on the Garriochmill Road access to the Kelvin Walkway. A short path has been laid around the back of the work compound to maintain pedestrian and cycle access.Roadworks:
Good practice
roadworks
108227Photo #108227This fencing has been obstructing the access to the Sighthill motorway foot and cycle bridge for some time, even though the bridge is for now still open. The fencing appears to be being used to create nothing more than a contractor's parking compound.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
108226Photo #108226A fairly new cycle link on Hopehill Road, including some new green space created by shortening the former carriageway on this side of the closure.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
108225Photo #108225Obstructive car and van parking on Striven Gardens.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
108224Photo #108224I thought I could get through on the left at Striven Gardens, but see #108225.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
108223Photo #108223An improvement at last at Doune Quadrant and Doune Gardens. Not perfect, but at least usable on a standard bike.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
108161Photo #108161@theenvtaskforce @TrothBen @aglasgowcyclist @jrothwell @CityWestminster @GlasgowCC @CycleInfraDay @GoBikeGlasgow @AnnaLangside @ChristyMearns @johned @magnatom Still the same t.co/gMBW79b7e7Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
108112Photo #108112Hey @networkrail I know you guys think you are special and can park anywhere, but you cant. This is a segregated bike lane that your vehicle is parked in, the SCW, Pollokshaws Road, one of the few in Glasgow. Get it moved. @GlasgowCC @AnnaLangside t.co/uLirANIqRECar storage:
Problem
carstorage
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

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