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Photo listing : dutch-style cycleways

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All of Kentish Town Road and Fortess Road, Tufnell Park to Camden is the worst road in a 10mile commute, illegal parking/ loading, UPS van convoys morning and evening, no enforcement of ASLs, too much traffic

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Difficult turning movements for cyclists traveling eastbound from Goodge Street to Chenies Street. Conflict with other turning vehicles. Install a leading cyclist signal at the intersection with Tottenham Court Rd to allow cyclists to get ... [more]

Along the west side of Southhampton Row provide a contraflow cycle path (southbound) to make life easier for westbound cyclists turning from Guildford Street who are headed westbound on the south side of Russel Square. The right turn from ... [more]

I don't understand how anyone who's been to Tavistock Place at rush hour can oppose further + better segregation. http://t.co/wOtSsP0QxW

Trying out the armadillos on Royal College Street, Camden.

Not Dutch but a good attempt at simple segregation cheaply, which seems to be working. Maintains priority at sideroads.

Not Dutch but a good attempt at simple segregation cheaply, which seems to be working.

Not Dutch but a good attempt at simple segregation cheaply, which seems to be working.

Incredibly popular segregated cycle lane in Tavistock Place, Camden, photographed yesterday #cyclesafe @VincentStops http://t.co/5XvsfjCs4w

Everything about the Torrington Place cycle lane is dangerous. Why? Because both directions of cycling traffic are on the same side of the road. Whoever thought this was a good idea should have their head examined. Getting ON and OFF the la ... [more]

Everything about the Torrington Place cycle lane is dangerous. Why? Because both directions of cycling traffic are on the same side of the road. Whoever thought this was a good idea should have their head examined. Getting ON and OFF the la ... [more]

There are 3 lanes of traffic coming down Shaftesbury Avenue towards High Holborn, the left and middle lane can turn left onto Endell Street (the middle lane can actually go straight across onto Endell Street, not what it looks like on this ... [more]

I have often walked and cycled around the seven dials area and wondered why on earth are the streets not pedestrian and cycle only zones? Its ridiculous having taxis and delivery vans using this area as a rat race, while people try so hard ... [more]

Just south of West End Green there's often a south-bound bottleneck in the morning. Because of the many parked cars, there's no way for cyclists to bypass the traffic on the outside, so many cycle on the inside, which is dangerous. A contin ... [more]

Just south of West End Green there's often a south-bound bottleneck in the morning. Because of the many parked cars, there's no way for cyclists to bypass the traffic on the outside, so many cycle on the inside, which is dangerous. A contin ... [more]

When I first saw the little blue signposts for the London Cycling Network route here (clearly meant to bypass the dangerous Finchley Road), I scoffed in disbelief. Going along residential roads to the north-east of Finchley Road, it is wind ... [more]

Finchley Road feels incredibly unsafe. No space for cyclists in combination with high speed cars = dangerous.

West End Lane needs bike lanes. South of the stations, the tarmac is in appalling condition.

If you're coming from Regent's Park, leaving at Gloucester Gate, it is incredibly difficult to get anywhere near Eversholt Street south-bound - and if you're trying to get from the north-west to the British Library, as I do, that is incredi ... [more]

Junction of Byng Place and Gower Street. If a cyclist wants to turn left to go south on Gower Street, he/she has to leave the designated cycle lane and cross both car lanes. There is no designated space to do this, and if the lights are gre ... [more]

The south-west corner of Gordon Square is a pattern example of why having both directions of bicycle traffic at the same side of the street is DANGEROUS. If a bike is coming from the north and needs to swing right towards Gower Street etc., ... [more]

The junction of Outer Circle and Gloucester Gate has no traffic lights, and at busy times it is very difficult for cyclists coming from Gloucester Gate to turn right into the west-bound lane of Outer Circle. Also, the lack of street lightin ... [more]

Bloomsbury Street is often so choked with traffic that cyclists end up weaving dangerously in an out between the many heavy vehicles. A dedicated cycle lane is needed - even a very slim one, just to get us past the queues.

Bloomsbury Street is often so choked with traffic that cyclists end up weaving dangerously in an out between the many heavy vehicles. A dedicated cycle lane is needed - even a very slim one, just to get us past the queues.

Bloomsbury Street is often so choked with traffic that cyclists end up weaving dangerously in an out between the many heavy vehicles. A dedicated cycle lane is needed - even a very slim one, just to get us past the queues.

Can we have a sign that says no rickshaws down here? Doesn't happen very often, but sometimes they stray outside their area and the Hare Krishnas have some kind of freight rickshaw thing they bring down here but there just is not enough spa ... [more]

To continue on Avenue Road the cyclists need to take the second lane and sometimes the car's speed going to turn left on Adelaide Road put us in danger.

entire Adelaide road needs a 20mph speed limit and cameras to control it and proper cycling lanes.

These curbs have to be removed. not only do cars slow down too late, many (especially dangerous: vans) speed up to get past a cyclist before reaching the curbs therefore pushing the cyclist aside - very dangerous road design!

needs traffic lights that incporporate separate lane and lights for cyclists turning into bartholomew villas

needs traffic lights that incporporate separate lane and lights for cyclists turning into bartholomew villas

Desperately needs a cycle lane on western approach along Agar Grove. I have to get off & push along pavement most days due to stationary traffic & parked cars blocking the road. The traffic light sequence has been altered which has created ... [more]

Awful recent redesign of Britannia Junction in Camden has removed the cycle lane on the Parkway approach and narrowed the two lanes so there is no room for cyclists to pass. There is also a lot more stationary traffic on Parkway as vehicles ... [more]

The Kings Cross / St Pancras area could be a showcase for starting to cycle in London, given the numbers of rail passengers - commuters, national and international - who use the termini, not to mention the fact it is on a key cycle routes a ... [more]

The Kings Cross / St Pancras area could be a showcase for starting to cycle in London, given the numbers of rail passengers - commuters, national and international - who use the termini, not to mention the fact it is on a key cycle routes a ... [more]

Kings Cross St Pancrass zone

st pancras, kings cross to Euston zone is a critical transportation hub which serves cyclists and pedestrians poorly. This will only increase as HS-2, thameslink and crossrail come on stream. How can we ever overcome the lure of the motor v ... [more]

The first time I have actually laughed aloud while cycling (regarding the overlapping cycling lanes here, seriously !!!)

Why pedestrians don't have their own time / light on this junction ? I am now more relax than I used to be here (from the day I noticed pedestrians have no lights) but most people get upset about cycles here, as they are not used to the fac ... [more]

This junction (and the one on the other corner of Gordon Square) is just the most dangerous I have seen. You feel safe on the lane, but you are not !!!! you have to check 3 differents incoming vehicules locations or you will die within fews ... [more]

Swiss Cottage junction is sufficiently daunting to deter me from cycling into town. Travelling into town is bad enough but I have yet to find a safe way of negotiating the Avenue Road into Finchley Road travelling North.

Coming from bedford row it is very dangerous to cross Theobalds road to go straight into Great James Street. Cars usually block the crossing as there is a traffic light in Theobalds Road. There are several lanes on Theobalds Road, so while ... [more]

This road and area desperately needs segregated cycle lanes copenhagen style. See here http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_bOyY_NHTGOU/Sr3Ad-CyfaI/AAAAAAAAAHI/TcE3c8Elqf4/s400/Bike+stops (cycle lane going behind the bus stop rather than in front). T ... [more]

The only way to turn right here - into the south side of Russell Square - is often just after the lights have gone red, as there's no right filter and approaching traffic can be continuous. You could have a filter for all traffic, or a dedi ... [more]

North side of Lincoln's Inn Fields could be a quiet safe alternative to High Holborn linking through to Covent Garden for cyclists travelling West from the City, and avoids the dangerous High Holborn-Kingsway junction. But the trouble is th ... [more]

This junction is purgatory for cyclists. I am a pretty brave cyclist but whenever I cycle here, a part of me is saying: 'you could actually die here.' The entirety of Euston Road is a grim, cheerless and terrifying experience for cyclists, ... [more]

Let's remove the Holborn one-way system. This is a motorists' racing track.

I absolutely agree with what has been said here. It would also help to have signals for pedestrians. Cyclists have such a short time to get across Euston Road and have to move off quickly but there are no pedestrian lights so we have to l ... [more]

I agree this is a terrible junction. It is so crowded with vans, buses and cars in the morning that you often cannot get to the front. But if you do, you simply cannot keep up with the fast moving traffic so you are overtaken on both sides. ... [more]

Camden Road badly needs a cycle lane - fast moving traffic makes this very dangerous at times.

Both York Way and Caledonian Road are key commute routes, but end up in this deathtrap area. Have them merge at Caledonia Street (one way or other) and sort out this junction.

No ASZ at this junction, and continuing on down Southampton Row is tricky and can be dangerous. A cycle lane across this junction would make it much safer.

A two way bike path would make Gower Street really useful bike route. Key for students but also a better alternative to Tottenham Court Road etc.

Goodsway, behind Kings Cross, connecting York Way and Midland Road is a very frightening stretch of roads for cyclists. Traffic in the left hand lane which is supposed to turn off left between Kings Cross and St Pancras often carries straig ... [more]

Right turn from Gordon Street into Endsleigh Gardens is dangerous for cyclists.

The car parking in the cycling lane is particularly a problem here as car tends do drive fast here and a lot of trucks are using this road. Put a ban on car park her, or at leas start the interdiction a 6:30 when commute really begins!

Camden town station area

cycle / pedestrian access from Regis to Holmes road - yes yes yes!

Swiss Cottage roundabout is a terrifying place to cycle. I worked in the area for almost 10 years & could never understand why there were no designated lanes for cyclists between `Avenue/Adelaide/Finchley Road (where the Odeon cinema is) - ... [more]

Create a cycle track through Primrose Hill park. This would link cycling routes on either side of the park. Currently you have to cycle on Prince Albert Road, which is fast and dangerous. Furthermore, there are schools on either side of ... [more]

York Way should have a cycle lane up to Camden Road.

Hampstead Heath needs a cycle route from north to south it with humps. The route by the athletic track needs humps because cyclists share it with pedestrians and cyclist go way too fast. Cyclists need to be more considerate.

The entrance/exit to Regents Park is congested and dangerous. A very high number of cyclists use this route and there is always a conflict between vehicles parked/moving and cyclicts. In fact there is very little provision made for cyclis ... [more]

The entire king's cross system is quite incredibly complicated and dangerous and poorly signposted.

Kings Cross - more cycle lanes needed

There is a cycle lane here, but for whatever reason cars are allowed to park in it durning non-peak hours. What is the point of having a cycle lane is if is routinely filled with parked cars? It is more dangerous too weave in and o ... [more]

Russell Square and Montague Street HAD really good cycle lanes but they have been taken away! Now if you turn from Guildford Street into Russell Square you cannot just go round the south side of the square; you have to wait at another set o ... [more]

Even though there are dedicated lights for turning right onto Clerkenwell Rd when heading northbound on Farringdon Rd, the cross roads has a dangerous kink which means oncoming traffic comes straight at you. I also get regular abuse shouted ... [more]

a north-south cycle route through Hampstead Heath joining and preferably safely crossing Hampstead Lane at or near the junction with Sheldon Avenue, which is about the lowest point on the ridge

WHole of Euston Road - particularly going West to East needs a proper cycle lane. Easily wide enough and W-E no simple alternative with one-way streets etc.

This is the most maddening junction in all of London for me. The danger is only when travelling south, however. Why oh why oh why is there no yellow box here? Buses, lorries and cars frequently block the junction so that when the light turn ... [more]

Kings Cross - a nightmare of roads meeting other roads, pedestrians not waiting for the lights, lorries, buses and taxis. The most cycle- unfriendly area I have come across. A real "quarrel" of junctions. Remove lorries, put in an underp ... [more]

Lots of cyclists use this road and despite the big words printed that say "SLOW", cars drive too fast and pass cyclists on curve, which is particularly dangerous.Traffic calming measures and a segregated bike path, or at least a regular bik ... [more]

Camden Road between Brecknock Road and Bayham Street - tagged Death Mile by there local press. A cyclist was killed by a lorry at the junction with St Pancras Way last April just a month after a young boy (possibly on a bike) suffered hea ... [more]

The junctions around Russell Square are a dangerzone. So I don't have much technical to add.

There is a real problem for cyclists turning right from Gray's Inn Road onto Clerkenwell Road. Whilst there is a cycle priority box at the junction, motorists waiting behind who want to continue straight ahead attempt to squeeze past cyclis ... [more]

Kentish Town Road is a real nightmare. It's a series of non-stop hazards: buses pulling in and out; buses squeezing you onto the curbside; cars, vans and the all-aggressive taxis pulling out of side roads or crossing traffic to turn into th ... [more]

Heading north from Royal College Street into Kentish Town Road is a real hazard. Once the traffic lights change, drivers heading for Castle Road go straight across the junction, endangering cyclists who find themselves in their path when cr ... [more]

This two way cycle route along a two way street is a death trap. Turning vehicles often don't see cyclists. Need far clearer markings and right of way warnings .

Traffic lights too close to ASL line when heading south from Cartwright Gdns/Marchmont St.- if a cyclist stops at the ASL line they cannot properly see the traffic lights (if stop within centre of ASL box lights are just visible, however). ... [more]

Need to "keep your wits about you" heading north up Camden Road. Uphill, too many lane changes for parked cars, Buses, right turns. Traffic too fast. Unpleasant and scary. Solution : slow traffic to stop race between traffic lights, reduce ... [more]

It is outrageous that driving is allowed through this park. There is no good reason why motorised traffic should be allowed to use a valuable quite and green area of our city as a rat run.

Prince Albert Road is very wide but with no cycling provision and no speed restriction put in place motorised vehicles drive very fast indeed. Speed cameras, narrower lanes, more zebra crossings and speed humps would make it a safer and mor ... [more]

Cycle path suddenly dissapears in Byng Place and becomes ugly looking pavement flags. Creates uncertainty and conflict with pedestrians in an area where pedestrians don't really have a desire to be walking. Doesn't help make left turn into ... [more]

Access between Regis Road and Holmes Road would be a great boon for cyclists and pedestrians to allow some bypassing of Kentish Town Road.

York Rise is a quiet back road but a Dutch style makeover could really enhance subjective safety of the area for cycling. Filtered permeability would remove the possibility of rat running traffic in this lovely residential area. York Rise i ... [more]

Filtered permeability here. Why allow rat runners on roads that pass by schools?

This intersection and surrounding areas for several hundred meters is an absolute scary and congested mess for cyclists.

when my mum was in hospital at UCLH i cycled this route every day. you have to turn across two lanes of traffic, and I've had several close calls with aggressive taxis. Definitely needs sorting out!

To confirm other comments - this is by far the worst junction on my daily commute (which includes much busier junctions). It is bad for cars, pedestrians, and cyclists, and often leads to swearing arguments between all three (mostly as blac ... [more]

This junction needs some sort of turn right option south onto Hampstead road for cyclists. At the bottom of Mornington Crescent I currently dismount and walk along and re-join traffic at the junction of Granby Terrace but most cyclists don' ... [more]

From Holborn to New Oxford Street is a nightmare for cyclists. Buses overtaking each other and potholes in the existing bicycle lanes.

Why is every road around central Camden one-way? I have yet to find any sensible east-west route through Camden. At present all these roads are unsympathetic speed-inducers. They are all wide enough to be two-way.

This junction is ridiculous - every modification has been a botched job. Moreover, Tavistock place / Torrington Place now so congested that I sometimes use Euston Rd by preference. It worked better (especially this junction) when the traffi ... [more]

Cycle lane Northwards results in left turn. Have to move across busy traffic lane into centre of road if you want to go straight on. Does the road need so many Motor traffic Lane?

Acknowledged by TFL that fatalities will occur at junction with York Way. Cycle Pinch point, with ASL's and box junction that are never enforced. Whole area needs making safer for all

Britania junction and Parkway have recently had a makeover ( with no consultation with Camden LCC) now road narrows, cycle lane taken out, no enforcement of ASL's, Boris bikes project into traffic lane, no pedestrian railings so they cross ... [more]

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