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Gallery: Seamless integration - cycle infrastructure tour

Cycle infrastructure tour for conference on 14th July 2016.

The tour will be led by officers of Cambridgeshire County Council's Cycling Projects Team & Cambridge Cycling Campaign.

You can follow the route also at:
where a GPX file can also be downloaded.

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This gallery was created on Wednesday, 6th July 2016

Cycle parking at the Microsoft Building.

Cambridge station cycle park - first pictures inside.

20 years after we started campaigning for it, Cambridge Station's new bike park is now officially OPEN!

New cycle park top floor now open, with plenty of Sheffield stands available

to be tarmacked

Lighting columns being installed on Guided Busway path

Great Kneighton Cyclebahn.

The Great Kneighton Cyclebahn between Long Road and Trumpington. The morning rush in Cambridge, see also #49023.

Broken fence (one of several examples) on Long Road. That could be nasty in the dark.

Poor pavement cycleways, by Dutch standards.

Start of new segregated cycle track on Hills Road, Cambridge - one side only, so presumably southbound cyclists will be on the footway to the left, ie effectively riding on the right.

Perse School bus stop 3/10/15

New Hills Road cycleway

New Hills Road cycleway

New Hills Road cycleway

This verge by the Hill Road cycleway needs sorted 3/10/15

Now completed, I think, the cycle track and floating bus stops northbound along Hills Road. Work on the southbound track begins in January 2016.

Cyclists in the morning rush on Hills Road Bridge in Cambridge, April 2013. See also #48864.

Cyclists in the morning rush on Hills Road Bridge in Cambridge, April 2013. See also #48867.

Cyclists in the morning rush on Hills Road Bridge in Cambridge, April 2013. See also #48842.

Path lighting in a way which doesn't dazzle users. Perhaps this should be used for the guided bus path.

Very well used cycle parking in the middle of a cold November weekday.

Foliage well trimmed back, but it is January!

Junction of Rustat Road and Carter Bridge showing bollards, road markings and 'give way' sign.

Close-up showing raising of the pedestrian half.

Ready made route for the Chisholm Trail on the eastern side of the railway track by the station. Picture taken from Carter Bridge looking south towards Clifton Road. This could potentially be the space for a second entrance and ticket hall ... [more]

First Cambridge Cycling Infrastructure Safari stopping the bridge by the railway station. See also #48240.

See #30253

Enclosed bridge for walking and cycling across the railway tracks by the station.

It is not easy to walk up this side of Cavendish Road without skimming the wing mirrors and hedges.

Sketch of what 3 sheffield stands might look like outside a house in Thoday Street. See also #11460 .

Cycle parking finished off at last and already being used.

The ride to the Cambridge Cycling Campaign's 20th birthday picnic - waiting to cross Coldham's Lane in small groups.

Rush hour in Cambridge during the Easter holidays. Series of pictures of everyday cyclists taken on a Wednesday morning in April between 8:40 am and 9:10 am, see also #36562. Coldham Common underpath in the background. This route could bene ... [more]

Cycle path across Coldham's Common, the cattle take shelter here from the sun.


Heading out of Cambridge on the #ReachRide 2013 with the mayor (on the left).

Cycleway over Ditton Meadows in Cambridge. Cyclists riding towards the river Cam.

Chisholm Trail bridge option 2

The Cam-side cycle path snapped by a camera suspended from a kite. The path is narrow and shared with all manner of riverside users - it can get congested on sunny days in the summer. Careful use of the bell keeps the shared route usable mo ... [more]


Rush hour in Cambridge during the Easter holidays. Series of pictures of everyday cyclists taken on a Wednesday morning in April between 8:40 am and 9:10 am. Cyclists on the path by the river Cam, see also #36582.

The bridge has separate crossings for cyclists and pedestrians. Whether peds will not choose to walk on the 'cycle' side remains to be seen.

Cyclist on Riverside Bridge in East Chesterton. See short videos of the morning rush:

Artwork based on #32322 to help the debate about a name change:

Cattle grids underneath Cutter Ferry bridge, Cambridge


The bridge next to the Fort St. George in England. Much better than the old situation back in 2003, see #4107.

Trafalgar Street now two-way for bikes.

New Advisory Cycle Lane on Gilbert Road.

Shiny new redmac on Gilbert Road.

Gilbert Road crossing with Carlton Lane / Stratham Avenue.

Gilbert Road

James being interviewed about the Gilbert Road scheme

Cut-through to Mayfield Primary School, off Histon Road

Priority over sideroads.

Almost complete segregated cycle track just south of Girton Corner on Huntingdon Road.

Bus stop bypass in use

Segregated cycleway on Huntingdon Rd.

View of Bridge Street / Thomson's Lane junction

Rising bollards, Bridge Street, northbound. Single 'No entry' sign ('Except authorised buses and taxis') on the central reservation; 'Cycle lane' sign beside bypass.

Excellent new cycle parking in Cambridge city centre, helping clear pavements

Outspoken Delivery have expanded their bicycle fleet with three new Cycles Maximus trikes.

King's Parade decorated for the Tour de France.

Row of four sheffield-style cycle racks.

King's College chapel

Looking up towards King`s Parade on a busy summer day

Workman erecting new "No Entry" "Except Cycles" sign in Kings Parade

Wheeler Street The yellow sign warns of the closed through route on Corn Exchange Street to Downing Street.

Grand Arcade cycle park

Supposedly these new stands allow higher density cycle parking than the Sheffield stands that were here before.

Closed again. Evidently over the weekend a motor vehicle has crashed into the rising bollard here and shed oil over the road. I was forced to use the unsatisfactory cycle bypass for the first time!

New arrangement at Pizza Hut now open

This fair's example shows that if stalls are set back from the path there is no reason to stop Parker's Piece remaining open to cycling during such events.

Bikes on sale at the start of the new academic year.

Bike barometer video

Cambridge morning rush hour

Gonville Place crossing in May 2002, before the island was removed and the forest of poles added

Cambridge's first cycle barometer, on Gonville Place, showing 674 cyclists at 9am on Friday 4th July 2014

Parker's Piece/Gonville Place crossing

Parker's Piece/Gonville Place crossing

Happy tricycling in Cambridge

Although this is one of the busiest cycle routes in Cambridge, cyclists can go to hell as far as the temporary traffic lights at this junction are concerned. Temporary lights control access from both directions on Tenison Road, St Barnab ... [more]

Signs indicating the new access to parking at Cambridge station.

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