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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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This crossing needs to be Toucan

Needs cycle lane to be segregated with permanent raised structures due to going against flow of traffic and constant parked cars in cycle lane

Constant parking in solid white line cycle lane and double yellow lines, needs bollards or raising kerb to separate so no parking at all possible

About half a mile of towpath north of Aylestone Mill Lock is mud for half the year, making cycling along the river into town almost impossible. It just needs this one short stretch concreting to make the whole towpath usable.

Current cycle lanes are too narrow, a slight wobble from a child cycling to school & there’d be an accident

Provide proper cycle lane. Current arrangement isn't safe as cycles end up facing traffic

Add a specific cycle lane to cross Welford Rd. Why are two lanes needed for cars? Only necessary at certain times while the pedestrian crossing is always busy

Needs a bike dock by the library and swimming pool

Ebikes station

Why 3 lanes needed here for vehicles? Plenty of space for a cycle lane

Narrow junction significantly make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians

Create direct cycle route across Red Hill Roundabout to Birstall

Cycleway along the middle of Belgrave Road is covered in grit and pebbles (and broken glass in places) and it was clearly very poorly contructed. It needs a street sweeper along there every now and then to sweep up all the loose grit that ... [more]

Bike contraflow needed to allow cycle access to Queen Street from Phoenix

Do NOT tarmac the green verge to Western Park, the opposing footpath is plenty wide enough to share!

I have seen up to 6 buses of different types taking a break, blocking both sides of carriageway, why can’t they have their breaks in dedicated bus lane near Aylestone Road.

Cars on the rhs as you cycle from Abbey Lane park on the very wide pavement and open doors directly into the cycle way without looking making it very dangerous to use. Also the lhs has no signage on the pavement to indicate if cycling is pe ... [more]

Now busy with queueing traffic as parents dropping kids at new school - a further barrier for cyclists /peds to negotiate / wait for. Cyclist priority crossing across this entire junction required as too many stages.

A permanent area for broken glass - needs to be added to the regular street cleaning schedule.

The Santander E Bikes scheme could have a docking station here, allowing access to the City Centre and for visitors to the Leisure Centre, most of whom arrive by car.

Wider bridge required to avoid cyclist / ped conflict and to accommodate adapted cycles / wide buggies / wheelchairs etc.

Formalise cyclist priority across hospital access / egress. To accord with current guidance LTN 1/20. Drivers do not like to stop currently

Re-surfacing required on shared footway / cycleway as currently poor section between adjacent improved sections

Unnecessary and outdated narrow gate restricting cargo bike / adapted cycle access. To be removed ideally

Poor how the cycle path just stops - how to cross to to Peace Walk - as a pedestrian? Hop on the road as a car? Please review.

Cyclists should have priority across Tower St, to better accord with national guidance LTN 1/20. Would be very easy to amend on the ground.

Cyclists / peds need a crossing on DESIRE LINE across Biggs Island, to better connect Newarke St / Welford Road paths - currently tempting to hop on/off road to cut corner

Cyclists / peds need a crossing on DESIRE LINE across Biggs Island, to better connect Newarke St / Welford Road paths - currently tempting to hop on/off road to cut corner

Ideally needs a cycleway here from Richard III Road to crossing at Bath Lane, currently conflict with peds.

Grass cuttings left on cycle path are a death trap when wet. Operatives to sweep up after cutting grass.

90 degree blind access / egress through narrow gate needs re-working. Currently risk of ped / cyclist or cyclist / cyclist collision

Vegetation to be cut back hard & maintained to improve forward visibility.

The whole junction needs attention to, as a minimum, get a single green phase for cyclists crossing both sides of A47.

Ped & cyclist wait times are too long when trying to cross A47. Timings should be tweaked to be more responsive to active travellers.

Ped & cyclist wait times are too long when trying to cross A47. Timings should be tweaked to be more responsive to active travellers.

Ramp is too narrow for cyclists, could be modified

Make Grasmere St two-way to cycles to allow cyclist to cut-out Upperton Road roundabout more easily.

Improve cycle link to Walnut Street

Improve cycle link to Walnut Street

The traffic calming and widening measures are a good plan, and they should be made permanent without the temporary "covid-bollards". Currently the "bollarded" areas are not really usable as pedestrian pavements, nor are they accessible to ... [more]

Bollard slalom when trying to access the cycle lane from Welford Place. Can positioning be changed?

Cycle lane needs to have some kind of barriers to prevent vehicles from parking on the lane and obstructing it.

The surface of bus & bicycle Lane has deteriorated. Needs resurfacing.

The cycle lane surface is awful and lumpy and seems to be degrading. please can we have nice smooth paths laid by a machine?

The cycle path is lit from Glenfield Road to here, then no lighting though the car park and along past the bowls club and up the hill past the outdoor gym to the changing rooms and then there is lighting along the path across the top of the ... [more]

It is very busy and intimidating to cycle down Narborough Road

A cycle way contra flow to the one way street is needed in the other direction to avoid cycling on E Park Rd

A cycle contra flow to the one way street is needed here to avoid having to cycle on E Park Rd

A cycle contra flow to the one way street is needed to allow access to the residential area by bike without having to go the long way round via the big Portwey

Ebike hub for South residential area with high concentration of cyclists and students without cars

Put cyclescheme dock here to increase traffic to independent shops and link with town/London Road

Bus lane is very badly surfaced. Please repair properly to allow safe use by cyclists

A foot/cycle (no cars) bridge over the River Soar from Evesham Rd onto Aylestone Rd would encourage more people to walk or cycle to work from the West End whilst bypassing the traffic on Upperton Road.

I would feel safer if the cycle lanes were part of the pavement and not part of the road, also from my observations more people are using the pavement to cycle.

No bike path along welford road all the way from Leicester Town, crossing the inner ring road to Wigston Mc Donalds Roundabout. create bike paths.

The bike path along london road is extremely narrow along its entire length from the corner with Victoria Park to Race course roundabout. increase the width to be safe.

The path between B4114 and the new NEXT is too narrow and is not safe for walkers let alone bikes..

This is a really good cycleway, but has become too bumpy in places to ride on safely. Needs the surface looking at.

As part of an improved cycle route along Saffron Lane, a 'Bike Box' on Saffron Lane heading into town is required (at the traffic lights/ junction with Aylestone Road).

Change road priority so there are 'Give Way' lines for vehicles heading south on Upper Brown Street. Despite the chicane vehicles still speed into this blind corner - dangerous for bikes coming from Oxford St

Pop up cycle lane on Spencefield Lane

There is a narrow gate, set at an acute angle, on the National Cycle Route 6 as it passes through Abbey Park. The wall is about 8ft high and completely obscures the view of cyclists and pedestrians approaching from both sides. The gate is s ... [more]

Provide a link for users to switch between upper and lower paths. It's not obvious that there is no connection until it's too late

Built-out traffic calming measure with cycle bypass. Nice idea but constantly blocked by cars. Add yellow lines/bollards to prevent

Bicycles turning right from Cort Crescent to Hinckley Road are not recognised by traffic lights. Upgrade lights to ensure lights are activated.

Western Park link to Oswin Road, kerb is irregular and route often blocked by parked vehicles. Please provide proper dropped kerbs and protect access with a build-out and bollards to discourage parking across it.

Permit contra-flow cycling on Loseby Lane and Carts Lane from High Street to St Martins. Coming from Welford Road Cycleway, and along Pocklington Walk / Greyfriars, it's the most logical / direct way to High Cross Centre and High Street.

Trees and bushes need to be kept cut back properly to maintain full width of path - and also around lamp posts to ensure good lighting

More free and covered cycle parking + better advertised

Provide cycle parking here

Provide Cycle Parking here - none convenient for the market

Narrow carriageway to provide space for footpath and cycletrack. Ped. footpath too narrow under bridge

Not cycleway, but the temporary bollards have had the benefit of calming traffic (Ione lane instead of two) making it saver for pedestrians crossing, which they do, as well as cyclists turning right from Aylestone Rd heading south into Chur ... [more]

Pave the desire path between the crossing and the bike lane. It's nearly impossible to cross London Road from the end of St James's Road -- much easier to use the nearby crossing, but that dumps you on the wrong side of the bus stop. Moar p ... [more]

Needs to be put back here [??]

Getting from the bus lane / cycle way heading north along Aylestone Road across to the Welford Road cycleway outside the gaol to head into town is not at all easy . There's little space to get off the road at the traffic lights to cross - ... [more]

The mess of pedestrian and cyclepaths along this section of the pavement between the intersection of Freemen's Common Road and Putney Road needs to be sorted out. It's a huge mess . . .

A bike box is required here on the northbound lanes of Saffron Lane at the intersection of Aylestone Road - to protect cyclists and to stop cars squeezing past cyclists waiting at the lights.

Narborough Road is difficult and dangerous to cycle down and does not leave enough space for pedestrians or cyclists. No idea if it's realistic to become one way for motor traffic but that would be a way of creating more space Narborough Ro ... [more]

Widen if possible and paint 'keep left' and directional arrows to ensure distance and safety.

Widen and resurface the shared path - the shared path through this section of the meadows from the carpark to the river has been neglected for years, and the path has narrowed due to lack of sweeping, build-up of leave litter and mud and en ... [more]

Make Savoy St 2-way for bikes or else it doesn't solve the problem of cycling away from St Margarets. Or make Churchgate 2-way. Whatever.

Check out the desire path between the crossing and the bike path. This needs paving. There are 4 ways for Clarendon Park people to get into town, but no easy way for them to get to Highfields. Odd.

There is a cycle way under the bridge, however there are bollards in place and no way through for wheelchair adapted or bicycle taxi type bikes.

Traffic has to cut across the bike/bus lane to turn left. Frequently drivers don't look to make sure not cutting in front of cyclists.

This is a difficult section of road where traffic including lorries and buses frequently does close passes at speed. There is not enough room in stretches for safe overtaking and traffic often does not wait for road to be wider.

The inner ring road desperately needs to be made safe for cycling

Sharp turns onto narrow bridge make it hard for cyclists and dangerous for pedestrians.

Car drivers almost always in advanced stop lines inbound and outbound, a lot of aggression shown to cyclist here too as well as close passes

Make 2 way for cyclists

For cyclists make this road 2-way to link the new bridge with Cossington Street recreation ground

This would make a great alternative to the busy Belgrave Road and Loughborough for cyclists if a cycleway was included in the pedestrian only sections or Ross Walk along with a contraflow cycle lane on the 20m of Ross Walk that has been mad ... [more]

No easy way of accessing the on pavement cycle way. Going against the flow of vehicular traffic on Jarrom Street causes confrontation, and isn't always safe (limited opportunities to pull over, not enough room for car and bicycle to safely ... [more]

Pop up Covid Cycle lane instead of the bus/cycle lane is not used very much, it has caused accidents and reduces the width of the road slowing down emergency service vehicles attending emergency incidents. Please put it back to the bus/cycl ... [more]

Shared pedestrian and cycle pop up (with wider bollards for cyclists) during rush hours 7.30-9am and 3-5pm

Firstly well done for putting the cycle lane up the middle of Belgrave gate after the flyover. this was a no brainer and has made my cycle commute much safer. slight improvement would be a access ramp slip way (with small speed bumps to sl ... [more]

Blind corner on right looking up Tower street. road is hidden by prison wall heading if up cycle lane towards town across tower Street. Mirror needed for cyclists and pedestrians to see cars coming from right hand side. Numerous near misses ... [more]

Scary to cycle along this stretch. Too congested all the up to Humberstone Rd. Why hasn't anything been done on this part of town??

Safe route needed for cyclists. Get too many fast and close passing motorists.

Dropped kerbs WITH BOLLARDS to allow it to be easier for cyclists without having to disembark...especially when cars/vans have obstructed this.

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