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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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@TrothBen @CycleInfraDay @Fenmonkey @bencooper Here is my trike on the bridge. Not much room for anyone coming the other way. https://t.co/19Afh1W4Gc

A solitary sign outside the chip shop declares that the footway on this section of James Street is shared-use. Leads to #33490.

The connection to NCN7 at Sandholm Terrace is formed with horrible concrete blocks with gaps in between.

The Dyke Road cycleway at the Craggan Drive junction. Although the cycleway markings suggest the cycleway has priority, the 'give way' markings at the kerbline have not been refreshed and there is a danger drivers from Craggan Drive will pu ... [more]

I skidded to a halt to take photo #101275. Didn't expect that.

I genuinely thought they would widen this extremely narrow footway as part of the Knightswood cycle route works, but no. See also #99502. At this point the shared-use footway on Dyke Road changes into a cycleway formed by orcas.

A blind corner on the Dyke Road shared-use footway. See also https://twitter.com/CalumCook91/status/1022590507606831106

The end of the on-road cycleway on Lincoln Avenue, but where next? The fresh dropped kerb across the junction suggests that it is onto the existing footway. And another corner for collecting detritus.

The new cycle lane in Archerhill Road needs swept, and a motorist has decided to park in the gap between orcas at the BMX centre entrance.

Pigeon mess problem at the Cowal Road bridge.

Poor forward visibility on the bit of the Kelvin Walkway that dips down next to the river then climbs back up quite steeply (out of sight around the bend).

An update on #99502, double white lines have been added. Note the two on bikes on the footway across the other side of the road.

This just doesn't look good at all.

The cycleway suddenly turns from a shared-use footway behind the bus shelter and jumps into an on-road two-way cycle lane.

The bus stop impasse (seen in #99495) has now been painted up. A closeup of the dropped kerb can be seen in #100294.

An unsurfaced link to the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath from the end of a residential part of Netherton Road. See also #100261.

A canal towpath access path, unsigned, and comprising just a dirt path. Why is this not surfaced to the same standard as the main path?

Parts of the Kelvin Walkway could do with a sweep and having the low-hanging branches cut back.

Broken glass on the cyclepath under the Bredisholm Road bridge, next to the new M8 motorway.

A new cycle route on Archerhill Road, leading to the BMX Centre at Knightswood Park. A bus stop impasse? It appears the intent is that cyclists using this cycle lane should use the dropped kerb to join the footway and go around the back ... [more]

A new shared footway on Archerhill Road, leading to the BMX Centre at Knightswood Park. The approach to the toucan crossing appears to be quite messy. I'm not sure why the white lines extend around each corner into the side roads. Maybe thi ... [more]

Tree root damage to NCN 7 cycle path in Partick.

The approach to the Clyde Tunnel cycle tunnel entrance from Holmfauld Place, with no dropped kerb for anyone that missed the dropped kerb in #99461.

When I turned into Holmfauld Place from Govan Road I noticed a white line on the footway. On investigation, it turns out the only way onto this shared cycleway is via the dropped kerb next to the black car.

A blind corner risk on the new Summertown Road shared footway. Note that the position of the dropped kerb discourages cycling away from the wall and towards the kerbline where there is better visibility.

And so we get to Summertown Road with a blind corner to start with. It sets the tone! See also #99174.

An obstacle course of poles and a random channel snaking its way across the surface. Not good enough!

Behind me is a shared-use footway sign. Across the junction and to the right is an "End of Cycle Route" sign. Are they related? Is this shared-use footway nothing to do with the one a little distance along Govan Road at #99434? But still th ... [more]

The Govan Road shared-use footway crosses sides here, although there is only the presence of a toucan crossing as a clue. As always, the asphalt does not provide a direct route to the crossing, and as the wear on the grass shows people are ... [more]

Now that NCN7 has been moved onto the footway at Harvie Street there is a new blind corner problem. Also, why is there a priority crossing at Govan Road and no priority for crossing Brand Street?

The signs say walk to the right of the line.

Could the route alignment be any worse? How about a cycle crossing straight across to the new path (see #93791) at the Village development rather than the split toucan?

If you're expecting signs for NCN 7 or 75, they are visible on the right.

A variable width newly nominated shared-use footway alongside the Fastlink busway. Also in the picture, cycle parking for the Village development.

Despite the Clyde Gateway road and new police headquarters being built alongside, the cobbled ramp still remains unaltered. A flight of concrete steps has been provided for access to the police headquarters.

The footway of Old Polmadie Road has been designated as a shared-use footway, with hazards such as cars being reversed out of driveways, and the alternative is the road with rough surfaces through each junction. This will become the dire ... [more]

The footway in the foreground was widened when it was converted to shared use (although the lampposts were left where they were), but beyond the toucan crossing the section to the shared use ramp to Old Polmadie Road has been left at its or ... [more]

Broken path surface and broken glass on the climb up from Drumoyne Road to the Craigton Road underpass.

The transition from path to street is not exactly award-winning.

This footway at Springburn Road appears to be part of the cycle route to Springburn, but there is a complete lack of shared-use signage. It also suffers from pavement car parking (see Streetview) on weekdays.

The southern footway of Pacific Drive has now been declared as shared use. For no obvious reason, it does not have the marked "buffer zone" that Govan Road (see #97688), rebuilt at the same time, has. Note also the bus stops on the main ... [more]

The northern footway of Govan Road, between Harvie Street and Pacific Drive, has been rebuilt as shared use, including a marked buffer zone between it and the carriageway. However, the dropped kerb for anyone exiting Festival Park now has a ... [more]

No treatment of #SWCW yet, although mini-gritter was on pavement of St Andrews Rd as I passed. Will check on way home tonight. https://t.co/saBTHNxLdG

The newly built section of the Waterloo St cycle track has been surfaced with little stone blocks, and features this sharp deviation around a new layby. In the background is the toucan crossing across to the Anderston Bridge.

A brand new section of cycle track on Waterloo St, which has been surfaced with silly stone blocks, with little to distinguish it from the footway, unlike the rest of Waterloo St where the distinction is much clearer.

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

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.

@BCCletts #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 light was fading. Using a filter and an arrow; waiting to shipwreck the next unsuspecting vessel... https://t.co/66Laza2kXz

#GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 multiple high threat ironworks ❌ paint added for extra danger ❌ in spite of this still an important route. https://t.co/PhgO2hne00

Waterloo St looks nice, but the traffic light phases are just wrong and you end up waiting at every junction. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/zC3MnKHLS8

Obligatory shot of the teeny tiny shared-use path on Broomielaw for #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/t49NgTnwsN

Really unsure what this piece of lowered curb is for. No use for entering or leaving lane. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/lfFcROeUUt

Not quite so nice, junction on same path. Several near misses here due to drivers failing to giveway (or even look!) #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/Nhfn7I13Lb

This useful piece of infra (Balshagray Ave) is always thick with mud. Oh and overhanging trees. More cyclocross. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/AY8ltNssRA

The exciting end to two random blocks of cycle lane. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/OpcimhOLuY

London Rd cycle track/leaf trap (2011) 500m? Scrub/wasteground either side to extend. Spot the Shared sign in trees. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/CjLNIFO3c9

#GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 Torrisdale St https://t.co/5vuvW0iWQ0

Great route at #SWCW but no maintenance. Regularly flooded, full of debris, never swept. #GlasgowInfraDay17 #FitAndForget by @GlasgowCC ? https://t.co/iKtUIfndyL

An extremely narrow section of path along the canal below the Ruchill St bridge. Shameful that something so bad could have been built in modern times!

There appears to be a gap in the Silverburn to Pollokshaws & Newlands cycle route at this bus stop in Barrhead Road.

The path through Greenbank Park takes a detour around the Harriet Place flats. There are no cycle facilities on the adjacent and direct Nether Auldhouse Road.

No sign to say the Silverburn to Pollokshaws & Newlands cycle route turns right here.

As welcome as the rebuilt paths connecting to the Kelvin Walkway are, some have brought thier own problems, including here mud washing down onto the main path. There were problems here before, but now worse than ever! The sign covered in ... [more]

Welcome as these improved paths are, they've caused problems on the main Kelvin Walkway, including mud washing down the hill.

An unnecessarily sharp turn at the junction of the Kelvin Walkway and the path to Southmuir Place. This could potentially be a main route into North Kelvinside and the West End from the Kelvin Walkway. No addition to the signpost to refl ... [more]

The protected cycle lanes on Hamilton Road still need a good sweep!

A mix of 'hazard' (on the pedestrian side) and 'cycleway' tactile paving slabs. They should all be the latter variety. The orientation is correct.

A decaying cycle marking on Edinburgh Road. There is so much potential for a protected cycle facility along the full length of Edinburgh Road, but this is about all there is apart from some ASLs.

A narrow blind corner on the Broomielaw shared-use footway, with some upstand for anyone approaching from a position where they can see at least some way around the corner.

A terrible layout for the Broomielaw shared-use footway at the Fastlink busway. See also #88469.

As if the Broomielaw shared-use footway wasn't bad enough in its own right, there is vertical upstand on the kerb at this private car park entrance.

There's clearly something wrong with the foundation of this path for the blocks to be like this. UPDATE MAY 2017: The path has been shut for this to be dealt with. http://www.gobike.org/closure-to-cycle-route-south-side-of-clyde-ncn756-f ... [more]

Not the best surface for a cycle path. A dropped kerb for joining from the carriageway would also be advantageous.

More leaf mess on the South Bank cycle path.

The Clyde Walkway needs swept, like many off-road cyclepaths in Glasgow.

At a path junction like this I'd expect the corners to be filled in. I guess at some point the vacant plots of land will be developed and the opportunity to do this missed.

More tree root damage to the path at Sighthill.

Damage to the cycle path at Sighthill, caused by tree roots, making this half of the path unusable.

No improvement to the narrow traffic island at the St Rollox Brae junction.

The path from Vaila St to Balmore Road, and its connection onto the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath.

The path between Langa St and Vaila St, with its usual covering of glass.

@GlasgowCC and there is no pavement alternative https://t.co/75bkyQMT2z

A slightly better approach to the monument than in #86781, but that kerb line sticks out into the cyclepath and might catch someone out.

Although there are no shared-use signs, the position of this little NCN sign suggests that all cyclists are expected to use this bog standard footway when following the National Cycle Network routes. Or at least that squares with the work-a ... [more]

The end of the inexplicable and abandoned cycleway on Saracen Street (see also #83824). Are cyclists expected to bump the kerb and use the ASL feeder?

An inexplicable and abandoned cycleway painted on the footway. No dropped kerb to get onto the footway, and none at the far end to leave it (see also #83825). No obvious purpose. (Google Streetview from 2008 shows this in all its glory.)

What in the name of all that is good is this absolute travesty of cycle infra? It's narrower than my handlebars! https://t.co/NkrqTPyWYb

New stepped cycleway on George V bridge. Far too narrow. Motorists passing far too close. Hellish. https://t.co/C2DajJpBYr

New path with blind corner at end, in Kelvingrove Park.

New path (behind the hedge) in Kelvingrove Park, providing a shortcut to NCN756, although as yet not signed as such. Very popular with pedestrians, but the sign says it's a cycleway.

.@GlasgowCC Will you unblock the drains first? The Shields Rd section's heavily flooded. @S4CGlasgow https://t.co/mIN5vILH1y

A flooded underpass beneath Dobbie's Loan, although not terribly deep when photo was taken. See also #87169.

Fallen leaves hiding broken asphalt and protruding manhole cover.

An unnecessary hazard of upstand on a diagonal kerb across the cycle route at Clyde Place.

The hitherto segregated cycleway turns into a shared-use footway, with an open gutter across the forced desire-line, and into a narrow blind corner at Wallace Street.

The ramp up from the Clyde Walkway to the Clyde Gateway is still steep and cobbled, yet the new Police Headquarters has a shiny flight of steps!

Despite the money spent on the road and on the adjacent newly built Police Headquarters, the ramp for cycling down to the Clyde Walkway is still steep and cobbled.

On joining the shared-use footway from Aikenhead Road I almost collided with another person on a bike coming the other way at this blind corner. Poor sightlines here. Additionally, the writing on the direction sign is so small that it is ... [more]

Incorrect tactiles used on Shields Road at the point where the cycle track ends onto a shared-use footway at the junction with St Andrew's Road, and some upstand on part of the dropped kerb.

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