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Tree blockage of #160701 removed

The full set (?) of precast sections for the sides of the Chisholm Trail underpass at Newmarket Road.

Preparation for the Chisholm Trail underpass at Newmarket Road, with the further-diverted NCN51 route alongside

Panton Street experimental traffic order allowing two-way cycling and prohibiting through motor traffic.

Panton Street the section beyond the junction with Saxon Street on the right is now two-way for all traffic. This is to allow access to the school and university car park. Before the junction Panton Street is one way towards the camera b ... [more]

Panton Street has an experimental traffic order changing this section to one-way except cycles.

Two-way cycling is now permitted in Panton Street, but the right-turn from Lensfield Road is not facilitated by any gap in the hashing. (Note: need to double-check whether there is any sign prohibiting a right-turn here.)

Panton Street two-way for cycling at last (experimental order).

Ashfield Street bridge over former railway alignment, one of several bridges proposed for infilling by Highways England that now has responsibility for the former British Railways Board (Residual) portfolio of disused railway lines and asso ... [more]

Capital bikeshare - I had managed to do 17 miles during my day in Washington

Washington National Cathedral

Wisconsin Avenue North West meets Calvert Street North West

Lochness Monster cycle racks - the cycle parking curse of the USA. Wisconsin Avenue North West

Mill Road bus gate signage

Mill Road bus gate signage

Georgetown Wisconsin Avenue North West

Mill Road bus gate signage

Mill Road bus gate signage

Georgetown Wisconsin Avenue North West

Georgetown I can't remember where I took this photo!

Soulcycle an indoor cycling fitness place M Street North West

Soulcycle an indoor cycling fitness place

Roadworks but the cycleway remains open! M Street North West

M Street North West bike lane

M Street Northwest cycleway

Mexican grill

Washington 20th Street North West

Cycle parking by the world bank.

17th Street North West on a Capital Bikeshare citybike.

The White House

A Secret Service officer ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ on a bicycle ๐Ÿšฒ ๐Ÿค—

Golf cart style transporation near the White House.

Segregated bike lane on 15th Street Northwest

United States Department of the Treasury and a hostile road environment.

Bike lanes in the middle of multilane highways in Washington.

14th Street Northwest, Washington

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The 12 most recently modified photos

Snakey Path blocked, but cleared a few days later at #161084

A road narrowing at an old railway bridge in Ashfield Street, where a barrier has been erected to stop vehicles being driven through the parapet on one side.

Capital bikeshare bicycle at the US Marine Corps Memorial, Iwo Jima.

Polka dots help pedestrians reclaim space in Austin In the Google street view there's a bike share point nearby on Waller Street (turn to the left). There are also bike racks on the opposit ... [more]

Road environment in Washington 2015

Pretty crappy cycle parking stands in the National Mall, Washington.

Capital Bikeshare

This is the nearest I got to the Capitol Building - it was being renovated anyway during my visit in 2015.

Capital bikeshare at Washington Monument.

A friendly police officer I met near the Washington monument.

Memorial to WWII

Segway tour around the National Mall in Washington DC.

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  • Icon 161090 Stop parking on pavements as this is narrowing pavements and causing vulnerable pedestrians having to share narrow road space with fast moving vehicles irrespective of ineffective speed humps!!
  • Icon 161089 Avenue Road NE84JH is a busy avenue on route to Saltwell Park, the Leisure Center, Library and soon to be Shipcote School, vehicles constantly park on the pavements restricting pedestrians access and making them use the road to make progress! This especially affects wheelchair users and young mothers and fathers with pushchairs along with elderly pedestrians using walking aids. The recent speed humps placed in Avenue Road are really ineffective and do not slow traffic, it would have been more effective to have duplicated existing speed humps that are higher and are more effective! Avenue Road is an accident waiting to happen as it is used as a rat run avoiding the busier Durham Road especially when the new school opens!
  • Icon 161088 More signs are needed to encourage dog walkers to 'scoop the poop' of their dogs into a dog wste bag, or use "stick to flick" to get rid of dog faeces into the undergrowth either side of paths like Woodhouses Lane. I've put the marker near this access point off Parkdale Rise, as there is an irresponsible owner of a large dog who lives near here, and he lets it defecate in the middle of the nice newly surfaced path. His excuse is that horses and ponies do their business on it, but heโ€™s ignoring the fact that it's a bridleway, and that the faeces of a carnivore is toxic and dangerous compared to a herbivore. There are many more like him. So, all over Gateshead, where there are entrances to rural paths, and on those rights of way themselves, it would greatly help if the council put up signs warning dog-walkers of their obligations.
  • Icon 161087 Curve in path affects sightlines. Lampposts in dangerous places
  • Icon 161086 Cycling conflicts with pedestrians, driveways to flats
  • Icon 161085 Open this walk way its currently closed. Close the cycle path along the Eastern rd. Ban cycles on the Eastern rd . Build path along side sea wall. Its simple
  • Icon 161083 This section of cycleway is unlit, in stark contrast to the rest of the route. May be some low level lighting (rather than full on street lights) would be sufficient for safety.
  • Icon 161082 Prioritise cycle lane here, cycle lane is very narrow and faded. Remove 1 car lane to be replaced with better cycle lane. (Modify light changes for turn right and ahead).
  • Icon 161081 Remove car parking spaces outside rowlands for green cycle lane so cyclists are passed by with adequate room.
  • Icon 161080 This road remove right turn into st Mary's, have dedicated cycle route - make right turn as single file traffic (modify traffic signals) At traffic lights green cycle square in front of pedestrian crossing. Cycle path on pavement shouldn't indicate cyclists can't go on the road because there's a shared pavement - which should be pedestrian only.
  • Icon 161079 Big new housing development proposed in this area
  • Icon 161078 Big new housing development proposed in this area

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