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Photo listing: road environments (good practice)

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This listing only shows photos within Glasgow.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

Toucan crossing on North Canal Bank Street, connecting the cycleway to the bascule bridge over the canal.

This lamppost is the only hint that there is a Charles Rennie Mackintosh art centre here. It has burned down twice and is obscured by the dense scaffolding.

Wide cycle lane, Finnieston, Glasgow

Contactless method of activating the crossing.

Clyde bridge

Simple access between the canal bank at Port Dundas Basin and Payne Street.

A section of solid protection for the cycle lane on the roundabout on Wallacewell Road.

A gap is available for accessing the Paisley Road protected cycle track from Dalintober Street.

Torridon Avenue closed to motor traffic at its junction with Dumbreck Road, with cycles exempted and gaps provided.

The cycle filter at the end of Dargarvel Avenue has a signal since the junction of Dumbreck Road and Dumbreck Avenue is signalised. However, the gaps are not best aligned for movements straight across the junction.

Planters used to close off Kinbuck Street near Cowlairs Park, with room to cycle between them.

A filter lane removed and replaced by a protected cycle lane, on Provanmill Road at Royston Road.

The Cumbernauld Road cycle lane, now protected with armadillos.

The start of the protected section of cycle lane on Cumbernauld Road. However, the motorists have decided to park in the bus layby instead.

The cycle lanes on Wallacewell Road are now equipped with armadillos right along the length of the road. The traffic islands appear to be marked up for adjustments to make the cycle lane wider past the islands.

An advance green has been provided for cycling into the protected cycle route straight ahead on Cambridge Street.

Cycle access on Barfillan Drive. See also #112206 from the other side.

South City Way at junction of Victoria Road and Allison Street.

South City Way at junction of Victoria Road and Calder Street.

Filtered permeability between Milnpark Gardens and Milnpark Street at Sussex Street, rectifying the main problem in #99410.

Filtered permeability on Sussex Street, see also #166733.

Filtered permeability on Scotland Street West.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane with orca protection. The traffic island here has been made less obstructive too.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane now has protection from orcas. So taxi driver parks on footway at a pedestrian crossing point instead.

Oswald Street bus gate, helping to filter city centre traffic. But taxi driver stops forward even of the Advance Stop Line.

Traffic counters, including for the cycle lane, on Glasgow Bridge.

Traffic island and bollard to help prevent left hooks on the Clyde Street pop-up cycle lane.

The road closure in Avenuepark Street now has an opening to allow through cycling, correcting issue in #62876.

The traffic signals at Lochburn Road are now operational, and the low-level cycle signals give a head-start of a few seconds before the main signals change.

The Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane. A stencil has been used for the cycle logo.

Thank you @GlasgowCC ! [Rectifies problem in #117842]

A dropped kerb has been installed at the end of the Garriochmill Way path.

Cycle only access at the west end of Dormanside Road.

Hooray, the filtered access on Scotland St West at Lambhill St, G41, has been installed! Thank you @GlasgowCC 👏👏👏

Filtered permeability in Sydenham Lane.

No actual kerb separating the carriageway and path to the canal, making for a smoother transition.

Cycle path intersects road

Cycle path intersects road

Traffic light crossing

Bredisholm Road resurfaced with a smooth surface.

Bollards at the end of Rhindmuir Road, at the start of the path to Coatbridge Road.

A new dropped kerb at Braid Square, for access to the path to the Garscube Road footbridge.

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.

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).

Glasgow's first Advance Green cycle light, allowing right turns into Bridge Street for a few seconds before motor traffic gets the green light to do likewise.

Traffic calming by width restrictions that force motorists to slow right down when leaving Edinburgh Road, and prevent wider vehicles using the local roads as a rat-run.

A nice wide toucan crossing across Ballater Street.

A bus stop bypass with a zebra crossing in Wallacewell Road.

Newly installed light segregation on Wallacewell Road.

A dropped kerb to access the St Andrew's Suspension Bridge from McNeil Street has now been installed.

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.

New build out and dropped kerb on Claythorn Street #glasgowcycling

The start of the new protected cycle lane on Glasgow Bridge

The start of the new protected cycle lane on Glasgow Bridge.

New infra heading southbound on the A77 - ends at a toucan. Better with at least! @S4CGlasgow @carsickglasgow

A newly opened up road closure next to Hampden Stadium.

Beautiful new filtered permeability on one of the streets I use as a shortcut - big improvement! @S4CGlasgow

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

A contraflow cycle lane on Cleland Street, but not Bedford Lane across the junction.

Newly installed dropped kerb at Langside Road creating quieter alternative to Victoria Road #quietway #glasgowcycling

The Cathedral Street Bridge has reopened after strengthening, and continues to be bus, taxi and cycles only.

The lower portion of Dundas St has been made a pedestrian zone, but with cycles allowed

Right turns to and from Pollokshaws Road at Christian Street are only for cycles

A left turn ban onto Haggs Road, with an exception for cycles

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

Another commute picture; Kelvingrove Park looking towards Glasgow University.

A dropped kerb has now been installed in McIntyre Street, at end of path linking from Clydeside Expressway

A nice straight through transition between the road and the new park entrance.

A pedestrian crossing with countdown to green man phase at busy city centre corner

Pedestrian countdown to green man phase, starting from 35 secounds, at busy city centre pedestrian crossing (but see photo #53706)

The end of a street neighbouring the Langlands Cycle Path, with dropped kerb for access, but beware of the gully installed with its bars parallel to the direction of travel, which may catch skinny tyres.

False one-way street with cycle bypass to No Entry

Road closure with gap for cycles

New dropped kerb at New City Road to facilitate access onto St Georges Cross

Reinstated advance stop line in Union Street (correcting problem in #25351)

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

Contraflow cycle lane on one-way section of West Nile Street. This allows cyclists direct access from the north side of city centre through to Argyle Street, on a road parallel to the busy Renfield Street.

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 … [more]

Road closure in Kelvin Drive exempting cycles

Road closure in Hotspur Street exempting buses and cycles

Road closures of North Woodside Road both sides of Maryhill Road exempt cycles

Closed off section of Langlands Road now functions as a cycle path

Closed off section of Langlands Road now functions as a cycle path

Newly installed dropped kerb at Gadie Street, opposite Alexandra Park. The dropped kerbs on the Provan Road crossing have also been renewed and are lower than before.

End of King Street contraflow cycle lane. The traffic signals are automatic (not detector-activated) and change at the same time as the opposite side of the crossroads. Previous junction at #35689

King Street contraflow cycle lane. Although there is no separation street between cycle lane and car parking, the marked layby is at least wider than the cars that park in it.

Start of King Street contraflow cycle lane. Traffic signals correctly show "except cycles" below banned turn signs.

Gate with gap at side for cycles on road up to Waukmill Reservoir

Gap in road closure on Kingsborough Gardens

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