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Photo listing : dutch-style cycleways

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CS6 on Blackfriars Bridge

London Cycle Superhighway 6 at Southwark tube station

Entrance to CS6 Cycle Superhighway

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Car waiting to cross the North-South Cycle Superhighway: works, because the infrastructure gives a clear message

Car waiting to cross the North-South Cycle Superhighway: works, because the infrastructure gives a clear message

Proper cycle infrastructure is accessible to everyone

Car waiting to cross the North-South Cycle Superhighway: works, because the infrastructure gives a clear message

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Car waiting to cross the North-South Cycle Superhighway: works, because the infrastructure gives a clear message

Car waiting to cross the North-South Cycle Superhighway: works, because the infrastructure gives a clear message

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Right turn in two stages

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Car waiting to cross the North-South Cycle Superhighway: works, because the infrastructure gives a clear message

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Right turn waiting area by North-South Cycle Superhighway

No right turn except in two stages

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

North-South Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Probably the biggest Advance Stop Lane in the world?

Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

Cycle Superhighway approaching Elephant and Castle

Cycle Superhighway segregated track: some of the best infrastructure in the UK, almost 4m wide

CS7 segregated cycleway

CS7 segregated cycleway

Cycle Superhighway 6

Cycle Superhighway 6

Cycle Superhighway 6

Cycle Superhighway 6

Cycle Superhighway 6 On the left the waiting bay for turning right in a second stage of the lights. On the right the marking is for oncoming cyclists to wait to turn right in two stages.

Cycle Superhighway 6

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Blackfriars Cycle Superhighway, 3.75m wide, two-way.

Advance green mini-lights on CS6. I'm told they're still so new that many cyclists wait for the big light to change before moving.

Roadway narrows here for small central median forcing cyclists into the same lane as motorists. Keep neck down for motorists, but add separate cycle track to reduce conflicts. This would require removing poorly situated parking.

Remove ridiculous signpost on Union street at Great Guildford street in the middle of contraflow bike path (making it difficult to ride past) telling cyclists to dismount. Also a tricky intersection at Union Street and Southwark Bridge Ro ... [more]

Make Newcomen and Snowfields streets two way for cyclists in order to tie in with Union street, which is a great two way cross town route.

Install contraflow bike lane southbound on Bermondsey Street to link up with Contraflow bike lane further south.

Taxis constantly dropping off passengers in the bike lane (and double red line) in front of More London plaza. Install a protected bike lane here to allow for safe passage eastbound.

Southwark Bridge Northbound on the entry to the dedicated cycle lane - you are forced wide by car and motorbike parking spaces just as the lorries are trying to maintian revs up the hill and are forced inwards to meet on many uneven and oft ... [more]

Walworth road-Elephant and castle. One of the main routes conecting south london to the city center, in the edge of zone 1 and a big nightmare for cyclists. With not an alternative route unless you take a big detour. South London is the big ... [more]

Always loads of pedestrians trying to cross the road here. I think they must be coming from Waterloo but they always try and nip in front when it's only cyclists on the road.

Lights please! I do not feel safe riding home through Burgess Park in the darker months.

The newish section of south-bound cycle path running along the pavement here is a classic example of mad cycling provision which potentially puts people in more danger than they were on the road. The reason? It takes you off road for aroun ... [more]

It's great that they put in the southbound cycle lane here, and the traffic lights for bicycles going south. However, although pedestrians are beginning to get the idea, it is true there could have been more distinction made between the cy ... [more]

crossing the peckham road from vestry road into havill street the keep clear yellow cross hatching is only on one side of the road so there is often nowhere to go into as traffic is queueing eastbound and if you are turning east the traffic ... [more]

This is far and away the most terrifying part of my cycle commute (from Bromley to Vauxhall!) The traffic is intimidating, mostly buses and lorries who barely leave room to go down the cycle lane, most cyclists go entirely down on the outsi ... [more]

Completely agree with the comment regarding road surface, this one is completely shocking. Pot holes caused me to get a puncture and I've witnessed others fixing theirs more than once on this stretch. Road markings make no sense and drivers ... [more]

Scary high-speed traffic on a motorway: fine on the M1, not fine in Central London. A complete waste of space and a huge barrier to cycling and walking.

With the wonderful Borough Market in full swing, you still have people trying to drive down this street in their SUVs. This street should be closed to traffic on Friday and Saturday during the Market (and I include cycles in that). Their is ... [more]

This high on my list of "avoid at all costs" roundabout both walking and on a bike (doesn't seem like driving round it is much fun either!). Definitely plenty of scope for improvement - seems to be plenty of space and would benefit from bei ... [more]

The cycle route along Dulwich Common (part of the South Circular) is a pavement shared with pedestrians. It's dangerous due to being poorly maintained, and badly marked so pedestrians often abuse cyclists for using it, which can be frighten ... [more]

Southern end of London Bridge - southbound cyclists have to get in the middle lane with buses and taxis that then turn left into London Bridge Station.

What we really need is a pedestrian/cyclist bridge crossing. For now please make the rotherhithe tunnel more cyclist friendly. Fix the bumpy paving slabs, make proper cycle lane markings, and yes most of all please improve the ventilation. ... [more]

LCN route 22 would be considerably improved if north and southbound cyclists didn't have to make right turns filtering across two lanes of straight on traffic. There is plenty of road space to create separated cycle lanes with special phas ... [more]

It says it all about the 'Cyclesuperhighways' that the mandatory cycle lane here almost always has taxis parked across it at this point. Following a suitable final warning, all it would take, I am sure, to sort this, would be a tow truck!

The area round the Kingsway/Holborn junction needs to be completely rethought. Although I have cycled in London for nearly 15 years and rate myself reasonably confident, I find the multi-lane gyratory roads impossibly intimidating so have ... [more]

The Elephant & Castle roundabout is a nightmare for cyclists, and we aren't well served for cycle superhighways into locations such as Westminster or the West End that aren't the City.

Getting across Long Lane to Bermondsey Street is difficult and breaks cycle route.

Turning right on to this cycle route is difficult and dangerous as there are no traffic lights or cycle crossing.

meant to be cycle route, but parked cars, potholes and very poor road surface make this really poor cycle route - squeezing between oncoming cars and parked cars while trying to avoid getting wheel caught in pothole is horrible.

This junction on cycle route needs traffic lights or crossing. I end up using Madela Way instead as there are traffic lights with Dunton Road.

This junction would really benefit from dedicated cycle lane. Crossing bridge and continuing down Borough High Street can be dangerous.

There is not enough space when approaching the bridge from the south to get in view of, pass alongside or ahead of any vehicles, vans, lorries, buses in particular. A van driver, without looking first, flicked a cigarette butt out of his ... [more]

The Walworth Road, Camberwell road, is a busy road and many cyclists use it as a straight forward road connecting South London with Central areas. Knowing the area as I have lived there over 5 years and comparing it to the 9countries I just ... [more]

The turning form Tooley Street into Weston Street (following cycle route 22) is horrible.

Fron Elephant & Castle all the way up the Old kent Rd (A2) to Blackheath. Both ways. This Rd is notorious for congestion and bad driving and is a real danger for cyclists. maybe cycle lanes or good alternative routes would be fantastic.

The A2 is a huge road, heavy with traffic and HGVs. I am an experienced cyclist and I still find it scary. The whole length of the Old Kent Road/ A2 from Bricklayers Arms just south of Tower Bridge, all the way along through New Cross Gate ... [more]

The A2 is a huge road, heavy with traffic and HGVs. I am an experienced cyclist and I still find it scary. The whole length of the Old Kent Road/ A2 /New Cross Road from Bricklayers Arms just south of Tower Bridge, all the way along throug ... [more]

parked cars, rat running, a gradually narrowing street and speed cushions make this popular and quiet back road a surprisingly tricky road for cyclists.

As others have said elephant & castle roundabout is indeed a death trap, I for one came literally inches from death or serious injury here, and have seen numerous scrapes. I now avoid, sadly, as it's on my route.

The College Road approach to Crystal Palace Parade is steep climb and there's no way for a cyclist to dismount safely onto the curb should they need to. Traffic is generally unforgiving and fast at this point, with visibility restricted aro ... [more]

traffic often gets backed up on the bridge and it feels really dangerous to be cycling through or waiting behind/ within, a dedicated cycle lane going south would help massively - there is enough space to eat up some of the pedestrian space ... [more]

Paxton Green roundabout. On the boundary between Southwark and Lambeth, at the southern end of Southwark. It was desgined for motor traffic and is intimidating for cyclists. It should be replaced by a T junction.

The Old Kent Road's wide pavements were added some ten years ago - but no provision was made for cyclists, who now have to share this narrow dual carriageway with very heavy traffic. Outside of rush hour, and with very limited speed camera ... [more]

London Road- dominated by fast-moving traffic

Simply put the whole of Elephant & Castle is a death trap!

This is a marked cycle route - but what a road surface? The road surface is bad enough but when combined with multiple road markings (using paint that is quite thick) 0 it has the effect of rumble strips for over a 150 - 200m stretch. Then ... [more]

Turning right from Camberwell Church Street into Camberwell Grove - often terrifying as agressive vehicles moving in both directions. Would it be possible to insert some road marking or traffic island in the centre of Camberwell Church St ... [more]

st \giles circus is very dangerous and I have suffered a broken ankle when knocked off my bike when a car failed to give way entering the cicus. This needs urgent action to make it safer

Rye lane to dangerous to cycle down because of buses overtaking each other.

There is a phone box right in the middle of the cycle lane (!!), and the cycle lane is very badly maintained, with no provision for cyclists across side roads. This layout, signage and surface all need updating to make this a safe alt ... [more]

Soiuthbound onto Kennington Park Road, cars constantly cut into the blue CS7 cycle path - the junction is too narrow and the island makes cars cut people off. A place which invites cyclists to jump the light 'cos it's so dangerous.

Exiting E&C Roundabout heading South is a night mare - a disappearing cycle lane and narrowing lanes means that there are loads of cars overtaking bicycles at dangerous speed.

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