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Photo listing : dutch-style cycleways

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Cycle superhighway

Seeing more people #handcycling on the protected London tracks. The infrastructure is enabling. #BeyondTheBicycle https://t.co/PtMxUI8Pg4

Blackfriars Bridge - new cycle superhighway

Blackfriars Bridge - new cycle superhighway

East West Cycle Superhighway

At this point the cycleway crosses over to the other side.

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway, using light segregation

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Cycle superhighway

Blackfriars Bridge - proper space for cycling

Can't believe they all queued for a red light... #cyclesuperhighway #space4cycling

Look at all these mis-behaved cyclists.... #cyclesuperhighway #space4cycling

This cycle highway has only been open for one week. It's pretty busy at going home time tonight. In the rain.

Boris Johnson opens London's new #cycle superhighway. 170 employers backed @CyclingWorksLDN.

Ex-sliproad at Blackfriars https://t.co/yv5t8De4zT

CS7 segregated cycleway

East-West Cycle Superhighway segregated track under construction

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cycleway across Blackfriars Bridge under construction.

Abolish the horrible Gyratory north of St. Pauls. Or at least install a contraflow cycle lane for eastbound cyclists. The turning movements required at present are dangerous as they put cyclists in conflict with motorists.

Northbound cycle only signal phase from Queen Street plaza crossing Queen Victoria Street. The signal only operates if button is pushed. If the plaza has a lot of pedestrian traffic it is nearly impossible to get to the intersection and p ... [more]

Three motor vehicle lanes at this intersection leaving little to no room to pass cars stopped at the light in order to get to the advance stop line. Continue the protected cycle lane from Southwark Bridge to the intersection with Upper Tha ... [more]

Ban left turns from King William Street (London Bridge Approach) onto Monument Street. Dangerous left hook turn conflict with cyclists and huge conflict with large pedestrian flow.

Three motor vehicle lanes in each direction on London Bridge, despite one lane (each way) streets at either end. Remove a lane in each direction for a protected cycle track and widened footpath (they are like sardines in the morning on the ... [more]

Not a cycling issue, but there is no pedestrian signal to cross King William Street. And thus no warning for when traffic is about to start moving. Very dangerous situation, as there is loads of pedestrian traffic at this intersection.

Ban left turns from King William Street to Lombard Street. Foot traffic here is huge in the morning, and turn conflicts are ripe! Plus, backed up turning vehicles block free flow of southbound cyclists and cause left hook turn conflicts.

There is no legal northbound route from Coleman St. to Fore Street. Space for a route exists in the center median of London Wall. All that would need to be installed is a curb cut off the centre median at Fore Street Avenue. Also, making ... [more]

Vehicles going left onto Victoria Embankment cut up cyclists going straight ahead (East towards the underpass). Very fast and dangersous junction

There's a bike lane and advanced stop box for bikes turning right from Farringdon Road onto the Embankment. That's where the bike provision stops. The on-ramp starts off wide enough for a bike and a car/coach/HGV to pass side by side, and t ... [more]

Southwark Bridge is on a cycle superhighway, which is also shared with tipper trucks. Although there are dedicated cycle lights, they go green at the same time as the main lights going north. At least please use the exisitng lights to giv ... [more]

If you want to turn right into the shared pedestrian/cycle area to get down to Southwark bridge you're stuck between streams of traffic. Maybe a dedicated cycle lane running right down from Cheapside would work. And sort out the fact that y ... [more]

London Bridge in both directions is difficult. The bus lane going north means you have to pull out into the traffic while going uphill. At the north end crossing to the right lane to turn right can be dangerous as motorised trafic particula ... [more]

There's a segregated cycle lane along the north side of Goodman's Yard. I've never been able to work out what it's for as it doesn't seem to go anywhere. Never seen anyone in it. This whole double gyratory is a mess. Sort it out!

Going west at this junction is bad with traffic cutting across into New Fetter Lane. Poor lane markings make this confusing for all and makes problem worse.

A crazy junction, poor lane markings where cyclists have to navigate through traffic that just 'goes for it'.

A really really bad junction - going north or south, and no clear viable alternatives if using the bridge.

Bus stop means bus lane is often blocked by waiting buses, so cyclists have to pull out into middle lane. A separate cycle lane along pavement is needed.

The bridge has no dedicated cycle route despite lots of room in pavement. Cycle routes north and south of river are separated, so makes commuting less attractive for less confident cyclists.

"WTF!!!!" I often hear myself quietly murmur at this spot. I lost count how many white van drivers and taxis narrowly missed me when they impatiently overtake me, or drive too close when Farringdon Street opens up to 3 lanes and I, counting ... [more]

A bike contraflow from Little Britain down to St Pauls would allow many cyclists to avoid the dreaded London Wall roundabout.

A bike contraflow from Little Britain down to St Pauls would allow many cyclists to avoid the dreaded London Wall roundabout.

This one way/ gyratory is an incredibly fast, incredibly complicated system which for example requires you to cross 3 or more lanes of traffic too turn right from aldgate high st to Duke's place. Although i now have the confidence and knowl ... [more]

Bank Junction is an absolute nightmare. It is the main reason that I limit my cycling activities to East London around where I live. The prospect of having to negotiate this cauldron of buses and taxis makes me decide to take the tube every ... [more]

Bank Junction is an absolute nightmare. It is the main reason that I limit my cycling activities to East London around where I live. The prospect of having to negotiate this cauldron of buses and taxis makes me decide to take the tube every ... [more]

Cycling along the embankment from west to east, you can no longer go straight on and then take the lane on the left - nice quiet lane for cycling - up to St Pauls. The junction is terrifying with traffic sweeping round to the left up New B ... [more]

The number of potholes down Bishopsgate at the moment is just unbelieveable - it's like a road from the old Third World. Combined with large numbers of busses, taxis and hurrying pedestrians this area is extremely hazardous, especially a ... [more]

Cycling up the hill on Byward Street is the scariest place I've cycled in London. Huge construction lorries put their foot down to get up the hill and despite the cycle lane there's not much room for error. Then to everyone's surprise, on t ... [more]

I find the easiest way to turn right into Ludgate Hill from New Bridge Street (i.e Blackfriars) is to loop left and join the front of the Fleet Street traffic going east towards Ludgate Hill. This looping is common practice in Holland and D ... [more]

Bank junction is an utter nightmare. And the only way to survive on a bike is to ensure you are very quick away from the lights.

Upper & Lower Thames Street. Because if the one way system between tower hill & the city & due to cycling not being permitted along the thames path, this forces cyclists along the upper & lower Thames streets to get to embankment. The traff ... [more]

The new trend of placing raised kerbs in the cente of the roads is totally baffling, in that once traffic is stopped at the lights - in this case heading towards St Pauls from Fleet St, or indeed coming in the other direction on this road- ... [more]

I'm currently nursing serious injuries after being struck on the Royal Mint/Mansell Street cycle route. Lack of signs or lights warning cars of presence of cyclists, lack of lights to allow safe cycle rejoining of traffic routes, piecemeal ... [more]

I'm nursing serious injuries from an accident at this hugely negligently-designed intersection. At the very least, signs warning drivers to take care, a ban on traffic entering Royal Mint Street against the cycle flow and some light control ... [more]

Turning right from Blackfriars Bridge into Queen Victoria Street always nightmare! Separate bicycle traffic lights from motor vehicle lights?

Making a right turn is horrible - It would be a great place to cross New Bridge Street, but if the traffic is heavy, it can be very dangerous.

Making a right turn from the north is sketchy at times, there is not a lot of room to sit comfortably in the middle of the road whilst waiting to turn. There's no advance box either, yet it leads to a great cycle route down Long Lane/Cloth ... [more]

Cannon St is one of the worst spots for pedestrians walking out into the road. I have to ring my bell constantly to ward away overconfident/gormless businesspeople. It's not entirely their fault: first I suggest more and better pedestrian c ... [more]

There's an advanced stop box at the end of this road, but no cycle lane going down Farringdon Road leading up to it. There used to be a cycle lane here. Because the traffic leading up to the bridge is almost always solid in rush hour, peopl ... [more]

Bishopsgate is a nightmare for me and my son using a bike with a tag-along. There is simply so little space on the road and loads of buses and lorries jostling for position. I have to use this road, and the junction with Shoreditch high st ... [more]

Newgate Street / Holborn viaduct. Unhelpful road narrowing creates cycling hazard

Bank junction, particularly heading west from Cornhill or Threadneedle Street across to Poultry which requires a cyclist to compete with cars/vans/lorries/buses trying to get to Queen Victoria Street.

Good wide cycle lane is at risk from left-hook by cars turning from Blackfriars Bridge northbound onto Victoria Embankment westbound. Needs cycle lane with lights? Or at very least, dashed cycle lane across junction.

Blackfriars Bridge - difficult to turn right going north onto Queen Victoria Street, designed around fast moving traffic with additional lanes, dangerous and difficult for cyclists (and pedestrians)

Turning left onto embankment here is a hairy experience. The cycle lane appears in the middle of the road from nowhere making it very hard to steer clear of cars going over blackfriars bridge. Cars often get impatient because they don't rea ... [more]

Bishopsgate - very dangerous for cyclists. Buses and taxis don't look and pull out/overtake despite there being a traffic jam or red traffic light just ahead.

Bank. A mess of a junction. Buses always seem to jump the lights to go across at break-neck speeds. Very dangerous for cyclists.

Ludgate Ciurcus. It is very dangerous for cyclists to turn right from Blackfriars (going north) on to Ludgate hill.

There is officially a cycle path from Carter Lane across Carter Lane Gardens (!) to Cannon Street about here. The only official indication is a wooden post on the kerbside of Cannon Street about 5m west of the bus stop. It has a blue cyclin ... [more]

Approaching Blackfriars Bridge from the north - the traffic is approaching all the way down Farringdon Rd way too fast. There should be separate cycle lanes and priority for cyclist entering the bridge.

Southwark Bridge Road going northwards across Upper Thames Street - trying to find a safe position of entry into the ASL so you can go straight ahead is almost impossible. Buses, lorries, cabs, cars, coaches cut across you from left or righ ... [more]

Bank is one of the worst places in the city for collisions between cyclists and other road users. It doesn't work well for anyone, not drivers nor cyclists nor pedestrians. Cut off motor vehicle access to all but buses from two of the ro ... [more]

No pedestrian crossing and no safe way of turning right on a bicycle. Utterly terrifying if you're on foot or on a bike.

Southwark Bridge Road and Upper Thames street junction. At rush hour going Southbound there are always coaches and lorries stretched across the cycle crossing making it impossible to cross. It is a horrible junction Peckham cycle path fr ... [more]

Bishopsgate - possibly the worst road surface in London, tonnes of pedestrians, tonnes of busses, tonnes of bikes, tonnes of street level activity. Prime candidate for a better road lay out, slower road speeds and some go-dutch? Maybe it ca ... [more]

The whole of Bishopsgate from Liverpool Station to London Bridge is a battle every day. There are more dangerous junctions, but this area is such a busy route for bikes, buses and vehicles that some improved road management is long overdue. ... [more]

I work on Broken Wharf, in an area full of multi-storey offices i.e. full of commuters. Cycling in to work is OK. When it comes to cycling home though it's actually impossible to use my bike for the first part of the journey. If travelling ... [more]

Go Dutch on Cheapside please

Holborn Circus: very hard to get across Westward from the Viaduct without getting cut up by traffic turning into Fetter Lane.

Really dangerous gyratory system filtering into bus stops and a pedestrian crossing, leaving cyclists horribly vulnerable and exposed.

Bishopsgate is terrible, traffic ignores bike zones and pedestrians are constantly stepping out without looking.

From dalston kingsland down to monument, an alternative quite route or segregated cycle lane is definitely needed.

Bank - a complete mess of a junction!

Bishopsgate Rd has been the bane of my cycling life for the past 17 years. Not one week goes by without trouble. If its not the constant road works (which never seem to fix the pot holes) or the pedestrians racing between buses, taxis and c ... [more]

The bridalway between west smithfield and little britain is tiny and very congested with both cyclists and pedestrians. Needs widening and clear designation of pedestrian lane and cycle lane.

Borough Market streets are a nightmare as traffic pushes in between hoards of pedestrians and there is nowhere to park

The juncture drops cyclists in with the traffic when coming out from under the Barbican. It is dangerous from all directions for cyclists and unpleasant also for pedestrians. It is heavily used by cyclists and pedestrians and less so, un ... [more]

Support the comments about a 'Go Dutch' Route through the city with branches from St Paul's and Southwark Bridge and off to Bethnal Green/ Hackney Road turnings. This would address: Bank junction (in front of the Bank of England, especiall ... [more]

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