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A wide expanse of asphalt that could be better used.

Pedestrianisation in Bury St Edmunds

Cycle parking and road-narrowing at a junction.

Route signs on NCN route 51 in Bury St Edmunds

Cut-through with modal filter

Cut-through with modal filtering

Broadheath Altrincham . There used to be pop up cycle lanes in Timperley and then a pop up cycle lane here was to be set up until a few motorists complained. Now it's pop up driving and parking instead !

Cut-through with modal filtering.

Modal filtering in Bury St Edmunds

Stretford Manchester . Cycle lane used for parking . It's also a bus stop ! Enforcement required.

Signage for contraflow cycling.

Not a dead-end for pedestrians and cyclists, predictably.

Hale Trafford - Obstructing barriers 2 sets . At both ends of the path.

Symbolic gateway welcoming shoppers to the historic centre of Bury St Edmunds.

Hale Trafford - Obstructing barriers. At both ends of the path.

A56 Stretford Manchester - Drivers can get out of the way of emergency vehicles when safe . Cyclists will slow or stop for you to enter cycle way #safestreetstrafford #safestreetssavelives demo by @onetrafford https://twitter.com/Cyclins ... [more]

Pop up Cycle lane used by lorry for parking. See also https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1273530830535737345 after complaints from motorists they could not get out of the way of emergency vehicles A MYTH !

The pop up lane disappears completely passing the North bound lay by whereas on the South bound the pop up lane is continued. No idea why the discrepancy. The lay by on the N side is not even used !

NCN route 51 turning into the cathedral grounds, Bury St Edmunds

Footpath east from the Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

Footpath east from the Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

No cycling in the Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

Cycle parking outside the Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

NCN routes 13 and 51 run through the pedestrianised centre of Bury St Edmunds - but I'm not convinced cycling is welcome during shopping hours.

NCN routes 13 and 51 run through the pedestrianised centre of Bury St Edmunds - but I'm not convinced cycling is welcome during shopping hours.

Cycle parking at the edge of the pedestrianised shopping centre of Bury St Edmunds.

Useful contraflow link, and cycle parking.

Transition from shared-use to a short section of on-road cycle lane.

Predictably, the cycle lane ends just where it's most needed.

Raised crossing of cycleway over side street

Useful link to school and park

Unprotected crossing, continuing as shared-use beyond.

Not clear, but I think this means the footway to the left becomes a shared-use path at this point.

Scope for conflict at this crossing.

The West Suffolk College bus stops transition into an off-road cycleway into Bury St Edmunds.

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West Suffolk College is largely closed at the moment, but it does seem to have liittle cycle parking compared to the large areas of car parking. In addition, these stands seem to be just bolted to the paving slabs without any deeper anchora ... [more]

Sale, Trafford - Park Ave warning signs but the road narrows sign is on a pavement and is leaving less than the legally required minimum of 1m. Coupled with the pavement on the other side of the road being CLOSED ! AND during Covid19 emerg ... [more]

Plan of West Suffolk College, showing huge areas of car parking and a few cycle stands.

Trying to illustrate the swathes of car parking and West Suffolk College, and the lack of cycle parking.

Pretty poor on-road cycle lanes entering Bury St Edmunds

7 cars parked illegally in cycle lane outside Abbeycroft Leisure Centre. The sign in the pic is a St Edmunsbury Borough Council warning that cars parking on the grass verge will be fined £50. How about one for cycle lane parking?

13 cars parked illegally in cycle lane outside Abbeycroft Leisure Centre. Along with pic # 23268, this made 20 parked cars in this cycle lane this one evening. And it is a regular occurence.

V462 MMA obstructing cycle lane outside Abbeycroft Leisure Centre and Council offices - both offering ample onsite parking.

RF55 MWM obstructing cycle lane outside Abbeycroft Leisure Centre and Council offices, both offering ample parking spaces.

Barriers on a cut-through, Bury St Edmunds

Well-marked cut-through, Bury St Edmunds

NCN route 51 entering Bury St Edmunds

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  • Icon 142739 Cycle way all around Regents Park estate to encourage cycling, creating a circular route along Burton Road and around the estate.
  • Icon 142738 Widen the pavement to give a shared path for kids cycling to school
  • Icon 142737 Pavement is wide enough to accommodate a shared path. This will be beneficial for the school and workers at B&Q.
  • Icon 142736 Pavement is wide enough to accommodate a shared path. This will be beneficial for the school and workers at B&Q.
  • Icon 142734 Pavement is wide enough to accommodate a shared path. This will be beneficial for the school and workers at B&Q.
  • Icon 142727 Perfect spot for bike share excange
  • Icon 142721 Gravel at the dip of this hill causes accidents for cyclist
  • Icon 142720 High speed traffic, narrow road, awfully dangerous. Close to quiet road past Burbage common so add a bike lane.
  • Icon 142719 High speed traffic, narrow road, awfully dangerous. Close to quiet road past Burbage common so add a bike lane.
  • Icon 142718 Numbers have more than doubled of cyclists using this road. It’s narrow so a cycle path would be difficult. But reduced speed limits and warning signs would make the road safer
  • Icon 142717 Numbers have more than doubled of cyclists using this road. It’s narrow so a cycle path would be difficult. But reduced speed limits and warning signs would make the road safer
  • Icon 142716 The length of A312. Poorly maintained cycle paths. Overgrown, glass and gravel.

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