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Demonstrating the Propensity to Cycle Tool - http://pct.bike/ - at the DfT

Cycle track

Cycle track

Cyclists dismount at these steps - probably sensible.

Amazingly, this was the first time I've actually used a Santander bike - with only three gears it wasn't fast enough for me to mix with the traffic in my usual way, but it handled well enough, and I was able to cram my pannier into the fron ... [more]

The evening commute in Kensington Gardens

New segregated cycleway along the South Carriage Drive, Hyde Park

New segregated cycleway on the West Carriage Drive, Hyde Park - the left-hand lane is for right-turning cyclists - but in practice cyclists use it in the other direction too.

Link to the new segregated cycleway on the West Carriage Drive, Hyde Park

There's a problem here - everyone thinks it's ok to cross against the red light, only to be mown down by southbound cyclists on the new segregated cycleway, which has a green light now.

There's a problem here - everyone thinks it's ok to cross against the red light, only to be mown down by southbound cyclists on the new segregated cycleway, which has a green light now.

Good to see that this has been opened up at last.

Now there's a segregated cycleway on the other side of the road the Royal Parks want to keep the west side pedestrian-only. Good luck with that.

The right-hand lane is for right-turning cyclists - but in practice cyclists use it in the other direction too.

Space has been taken from motor vehicles to provide a two-way segregated cycleway in Hyde Park

The old shared-use path on the left is closed and a new one is open to the right.

There's a new cycleway to the left of these signs, along Constitution Hill

Boris bikes (or Sadiq bikes?) seen at Dorset Square, London Location: Lisson Grove, London (England, United Kingdom) Boris bikes (or Sadiq bikes?) seen at Dorset Square, London. Heading out of London Marylebone Station, early on a ... [more]

Cycle Lane, Easy Ride A MKU3A visit to Westminster.

Strand city bikes

Extraordinary level of congestion on this day of a tube strike. Even the back streets were rammed solid requiring dismount.

Contraflow

Lancaster Gate: two-way at last. https://t.co/j90SQG4CLI Ed: This is a view down Bayswater Road.

Racks in a cobbled mews.

Double-ranked bike-sharing station

Lots of bikes parked in this pedestrian-only alley

Large and well-stocked cycle-sharing station.

Cross at the green er...

Cycle parking present here.

New Row, WC2. Very limited traffic access, people on foot dominate

Two new bike hangars in Maida Vale for Atholl, Braemar & Dundee House residents @jcrowls https://t.co/60pnElJ13k

Not sure how significant a change this is - most people had cycle reservations anyway.

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

Proper cycle infrastructure is accessible to everyone

Proper cycle infrastructure is accessible to everyone

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

Far too little priority given to pedestrian space here near Big Ben

One of the better areas of the 2012-era (first generation) Cycle Superhighways

London Cycle Hire docks

One of the better areas of the 2012-era (first generation) Cycle Superhighways

One of the better areas of the 2012-era (first generation) Cycle Superhighways

One of the better areas of the 2012-era (first generation) Cycle Superhighways

One of the better areas of the 2012-era (first generation) Cycle Superhighways

One of the better areas of the 2012-era (first generation) Cycle Superhighways

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

3 hours after the new “cycle superhighway” opened on Victoria Embankment in London. Via @BrixtonHatter

Cycle Superhighway open beside Palace of Westminster.

London's East-West Cycle Superhighway seems to be in use behind the camera as well as in front

Lego bicycle in a shop window

Cycle parking near Oxford Street

Cycleway under construction

London Cycle Hire station, Smith Square

Robin and Matt trying out the fantastic new Embankment cycleway in London

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

At least two of the bikes seem abandoned

Cycle parking present here.

Racks mostly covered by building overhang

Living sculpture, Soho

Pedestrianisation on Wardour Street, Soho

Pedestrianisation on Wardour Street, Soho

Pedestrianisation on Wardour Street, Soho

In case you haven't seen Waterloo Bridge bike & bus lanes now for bikes & buses not parked cars. New double yellows! https://t.co/V3ZNBsvpAn

Cycle markings around Regents Park - not really good enough

No Cycling across the canal - as a cyclist whizzes past.

Plenty of cycle parking just off Shaftesbury Avenue

Something wrong here - a Boris Bike left at a regular parking stand.

Widened pavement outside Parliament (though still no space for cycling)

Cycle parking near Parliament

No cycles sign - indication of need for more cycle parking near Parliament

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway - London Cycle Hire point.

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London. Heavily used by runners too.

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London. Traffic lights a bit over the top though.

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Deliveroo bike to carry huge takeaways (location inexact).

Delivery of linen to nearby hotels regularly blocks the cycleway

More inconsiderate parking and rubbish on the cycle route

Inconsiderate vehicle parking

Colourful Knightsbridge at night from a bus

Rare patch of official cycle parking - Prince Consort Road. There is plenty of space in the area which is currently allocated to motor vehicle storage and which could be used instead of taking up valuable footway space.

Cycle hire on Prince Consort Road

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