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Photo listing : cycleways (problem)

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The cycle path is just a side road which is full of potholes and speed bumps. It needs resurfacing. Otherwise the existing pavement should be widened to accommodate a shared use pedestrian/cycle space.

With the new light controlled crossings installed on the A12 slip roads the next week spot in the cycling infrastructure is crossing Axial Way. So a safe crossing is required here.

Traffic is asked to reduce speed to 30 mph, so why not make it an enforceable 30 mph speed limit. This section of road is regularly used by cyclists to link quiet country lanes.

Remove discriminatory barriers at the end of the shared path which prevents non standard bicycles and trailers from being used.

No cycle lane, but plenty of space (the road is wide enough for a dual carriageway)

This junction is used by lots of cyclists and also residents. Various properties also front this road but it is presently national speed limit and needs reducing to 30 mph.

Reduce speed limit to 30 mph in both directions and on the Marks Tey bound lane make it a single carriageway. This would enable a two way segregated cycle track to the station.

Busy road towards Marks Tey train station from the surrounding Stanway residential area, with a number of pinch points on it. Regularly get very close passes along the whole length of the road. Ideally needs protected cycle lanes installed ... [more]

Remove accessibility ♿ barriers on shared use path to allow access for cargo bike and trailers.

No reason that this road isn't a 20 mph speed limit to encourage walking and cycling.

20 mph speed limit as it is a narrow road with school and play areas.

Various shared use paths trying to link new housing developments to Schools and shops. But no safe crossings and a hostile 40 mph speed limit.

Solid white lines to stop cars overtaking cyclist on the approach to the blind bend. I have seen several near misses and reported to Extra Eyes.

Reduce the speed limit to 40 mph as lots of people on bikes use this route. Also the road surface is subsiding and it is dangerous to be driven at the national speed limit.

This road needs to have its speed limit reduced to 40 mph to encourage cycling for commuters from Tiptree to Kelvedon Station. Also for pupils going to Thurstable School & Sixth Form.

40 mph ends at Langham Road but should carry on all the way along Severalls Lane. Or even better reduced to 30 mph given the number of residents / businesses, tight bends along these roads.

To promote cycling and walking these roads need to be a 20 mph area.

New bridge needed -- make it cycle-friendly too.

There is no dropped kerb curb to allow pedestrians and cyclist to access Asda or other retailers. Or looking at it the other way there is no dropped kerb from the retail park giving access to shared use path. Which leads to the Highwoods co ... [more]

Speed limit needs to be reduced to 30 mph as this road is used as a rat run around Colchester. Lots of cycling and running along this road plus residential property along with businesses.

There's no safe cycling provision on the Severalls industrial side of the road so no encouragement for workers on this large estate.

There is a footpath here that could easily be widened to create a shared use cycle path.

Fountain Lane is a rat run used to get to the A12 - this Junction with Easthorpe Road requires a STOP line as regularly drivers don't slow and look properly at the junction. Only this morning I nearly became a statistic.

Potholes filled with whole bricks! Dangerous at best and lethal in the winter in the dark.

Speed limit needs to be reduced from 40 mph to 30 mph for the safety of motorist as well as cyclist and joggers.

Instead of signs prohibiting cyclists on footpaths, install a segregated cycle lane on this road so cyclists can feel safe without resorting to going on the pavement.

Harwich Road requires a segregated cycle way all the way into town. Very dangerous being overtaken from cars especially as road narrows near shops

Deterring frequently parked cars on the Queen Street cycle way.

Pave the Wivenhoe trail so it can be used in winter (after rain puddles form making it more hassle to commute on)

Remove on street parking and include a segregated cycle way.

Needs to be a Dutch style roundabout so cyclists can navigate on to Ipswich Road safely.

Clear signage needed from this point and onwards through the station forecourt and car parking areas to join the line-segregated pathway through Bergholt Road Park.

Lots of cyclists use this route and with plenty of houses entrancing on a bend plus a business with HGV deliveries. The national speed limit is unsafe so the 30 mph speed limit needs to be extended to the bridge which in its self is of rest ... [more]

The path is too narrow for both cyclists and peds. widening of the path would make this route safer and more attractive as an active travel route. There is plenty of space to easily double the size of the path

A dedicated and segregated cycleway is required in both directions on Lexden Road to provide safe access from Stanway through Lexden onto Colchester Town Centre

The odd lengths of cycle path along Berechurch Hall Rd need to linked together and extended to the Lidl on Gosbecks Rd

At this point traffic speeds up, racing towards Fingringhoe. Walking and cycling are dangerous because of speeding traffic. Install speed cameras and traffic calming measures.

Cycleway from bottom of Hythe Hill all the way into the town centre with no breaks beyond cycle and pedestrian-specific lights.

Extremely narrow pavements on busy road, no cycling provision of any kind. Cars park over the footpath causing pedestrians to walk in the road.

Buses are constantly moving, parking (fighting for spaces) at the bus stops. Dedicated cycling lane required

With poor footpaths and rat running there should be traffic calming measure and 20 mph speed limit.

20 mph zone to encourage walking and cycling. This is a popular route for school children between West Bergholt & Stanway secondary school.

20 mph zone to encourage walking & cycling.

20 mph zone to encourage walking and cycling.

Eastwood Drive and roads leaving it should all be 20 mph to encourage more cycling. This would also encourage walking by enabling safer crossing.

Upgrade footpath to a good quality shared use cycle path to avoid A1124 dual carriageway.

Signage to highlight cycle path to Stanway and a 20 mph speed limit.

Signage to highlight cycle route to Eight Ash Green and a 20 mph speed limit.

With a community center, Scout hut and primary school along this road along with only a footpath on one side of the road it needs to be a 20 mph zone. To encourage walking and cycling on what is normally a quiet road.

This is a death trap for commuters who dice with death to cross the two A12 slipways to reach the station by foot or bike

Cycleway all the way to Brightlingsea would be nice

The underpass here could be the basis of a cycle way from the station to the town centre if it were linked to improved cycle paths. This would avoid the congested area under the Station Road bridge.

Upgrade this shared use path with better lighting for the darker evenings.

Up grade this shared use path with better lighting for the darker evenings.

Open this link to West way

Open a gate here to allow cyclists to get to the Westway cycle path without cycling through the bus queues

Add a cycle path to Bourne Pond / Mersea Rd

Widen the pathway between the light-controlled crossing and Water Lane so that it can more safely accommodate cyclists and the increasing number of walkers visiting Cymbeline Meadows.

This is a short narrow footpath but a key link for cyclists coming from Priory Street / East Hill and into Riverside. Could land be taken from Grantham Court car park?

It's a narrow road caused by on street parking which reduces the highway traffic to one lane cyclists can be forced off the road

Main route to millfields school the road is narrow on a blind bend.

Open a cycle route from Olivers Lane to the zoo

Open a cycle route from Olivers Lane to the zoo

Open a cycle route from the zoo to Olivers Lane

Open a cycle route to Fingrinhoe along the sea wall

Open a cycle route to Rowhedge along the sea wall

Open cycle route along Ball Lane to Manwood Bridge across Mersea Rd to Haye Lane and along to Fingrinhoe

Open cycle route along Ball Lane to Manwood Bridge across Mersea Rd to Haye Lane and along to Fingrinhoe

Open cycle route along Ball Lane to Manwood Bridge across Mersea Rd to Haye Lane and along to Fingrinhoe

Open cycle route along Ball Lane to Manwood Bridge across Mersea Rd to Haye Lane and along to Fingrinhoe

Open cycle route along Ball Lane to Manwood Bridge across Mersea Rd to Haye Lane and along to Fingrinhoe

Open a link across the Wick to Monkwick Ave.

Open up cycle route to Stalin Rd to make a route to the Old Heath Rd

Continuous cycle way from here to Mersea Rd

The odd lengths of cycle path along Berechurch Hall Rd need to linked together and extended to the Lidl on Gosbecks Rd

The odd lengths of cycle path along Berechurch Hall Rd need to linked together and extended to the Lidl on Gosbecks Rd

Open up access to complete the Moors cycle path. link

Widen path to allow use by cyclists from the TLA school to reach Queen Mary ave.

Widen path to allow use by cyclists all the way to TLA school

Change zebra crossing to a tiger to connect the cycle paths

Remove barrier to allow free access to cyclists, wheelchair users and parents with buggies

Action needed to reduce traffic speed in this estate. There are 3 schools on the estate and large number of young children using the roads

Action needed to reduce traffic speed in this estate. There are 3 schools on the estate and large number of young children using the roads

Action needed to reduce traffic speed in this estate. There are 3 schools on the estate and large number of young children using the roads

Requires measures to stop this estate being used as a "rat run"

Requires measures to stop this estate being used as a "rat run"

Dutch-style roundabout needed here to allow better access to Institute and St Helena school

Existing subway is good for cycle use except for approaches. This could be made better by taking one lane from Sheepen Road.

Traffic light pedestrian and bike crossing of Westway. Could make use of subways with land acquisition. Would need to be to Crow standards.

Roundabout needs to be Dutch-style. Could be modelled with white-painted tyres. An alternative would be to replace RBT with lights for buses and bikes.

This road is unsafe for cyclists, needs cycle lane and resurfacing and traffic calming measures

Cycle lane/widening of road/preventing parking would make this busy road cycle friendly

Road too narrow to allow safe cycling, especially if cars parked opposite church

Terrible surface on shared footpath/cycleway

Cycle way needed and lorry weight restrictions

As part of the Colne cycle way this road needs to be a 20 mph zone.

With 3 schools along this road it needs to be a 20mph zone. Traffic calming measures are already in place.

Improve access from road to Shared path for inclusive access.

Upgrade & widen the bridge so people can cycle across safely & change crossing to a toucan crossing so its easier & safer to go over the A12.

Signs are required on slip road to highlight cyclist & pedestrians crossing. This is already used a lot by teenagers accessing Mc Donalds and with the new sports facilities it is only going to increase.

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