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Photo of the day archive: our favourite photo each day

Here you can browse the archive of our Photo of the day, shown on the front page each day and Tweeted to our followers each day.

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The chosen photo is always selected from those taken on the same month and date as the current day.

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Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 3,055 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
22nd May 2019Photo #9926822nd May 2018Cycles only beyond this point?Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st May 2019Photo #8094721st May 2016Paramedic and cycle, York stationBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
20th May 2019Photo #9896620th May 2018Alternating shared-use and segregated signs - needless legalistic confusion.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
19th May 2019Photo #9889719th May 2018A verge "improved for use by walkers and riders".Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
18th May 2019Photo #9888218th May 2018Polmadie Bridge being rebuilt.Roadworks:
Good practice
roadworks
17th May 2019Photo #5468317th May 2013Cycle route signs in RoscoffRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
16th May 2019Photo #6615716th May 2015The last half mile of the cycle route to the town centre is to be walked!Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
15th May 2019Photo #9908515th May 2018Cycle parking on the pedestrianised High Street, Salisbury (NCN route 45)Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
14th May 2019Photo #9930414th May 2018Two modern cycle bridges over the M5 near ExeterCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th May 2019Photo #9914613th May 2018Map of routes at the National Trust's Saltram estate, including NCN 27Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
12th May 2019Photo #8140412th May 2016A painted cycle lane in need of some protection.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
11th May 2019Photo #9910711th May 2018No Motor Vehicles on the former route through Buckfast AbbeyCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
10th May 2019Photo #10177210th May 2018A cyclist descends Scrabo Road in County Down, part of NCN route 99Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
9th May 2019Photo #896379th May 2017Cyclist-only lane northbound through roadworks past the Royal Opera HouseRoadworks:
Good practice
roadworks
8th May 2019Photo #986538th May 2018A remarkably solid bike for a trip to the university libraryBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
7th May 2019Photo #810337th May 2016A perfect place to park at the University of ManchesterObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
6th May 2019Photo #555846th May 2010Cycle track, Abbey, Cambridge - similar to Dutch style, but with a poor surfaceDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
5th May 2019Photo #894875th May 2017Tree build outs on a residential street.Road environment:
Good practice
road
4th May 2019Photo #657724th May 2015Cycle route past Santander's ferry terminal.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd May 2019Photo #896013rd May 2017Here is the entrance to the supermarket, but where is the cycle parking?Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
2nd May 2019Photo #807812nd May 2016We're pretty sure cycle signs to the Humber bridge took us this way onto the A15Road environment:
Problem
road
1st May 2019Photo #805351st May 2016NCN route 1 seems to cross this bridge entering Lincoln, but we saw no signs.Road environment:
Problem
road
30th Apr 2019Photo #5575130th Apr 2010Bike-related exhibits at the Science MuseumBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
29th Apr 2019Photo #8938129th Apr 2017Trainee cyclist on the Foss Islands Way, YorkCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Apr 2019Photo #9836528th Apr 2018New contraflow cycling markings on Union Road, Cambridge.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
27th Apr 2019Photo #2226327th Apr 2010Cycle parking stands fashioned out of bollards, since replaced by standard ones.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
26th Apr 2019Photo #5901326th Apr 2014A poorly looking bicycle advertising scenic cycle tours.Bicycle:
Problem
bicycles
25th Apr 2019Photo #8147425th Apr 2016A new cycle path bridge over a busy road on the edge of EdinburghCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
24th Apr 2019Photo #8930424th Apr 2017Rickshaw / trishaw in Changi Airport terminal.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
23rd Apr 2019Photo #9822323rd Apr 2018Is this the most ridiculous contraption possible to stop people cycling?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
22nd Apr 2019Photo #9865122nd Apr 2017Lots of road cyclists stop at this excellent café in Dale.Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
21st Apr 2019Photo #9892121st Apr 2018Well, it's partly clear.Car storage:
Infrastructure
carstorage
20th Apr 2019Photo #10144220th Apr 2016The Port of Dover seen from NCN 1.Other:
Infrastructure
general
19th Apr 2019Photo #9882519th Apr 2018Transition to bus- and bike-lane on the A11 in NorwichCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Apr 2019Photo #8336918th Apr 2014Clydeside PathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Apr 2019Photo #5829517th Apr 2014Cycle lane ends abruptly in a hedge in Colchester.Other:
Problem
general
16th Apr 2019Photo #3684816th Apr 2012Bike commuters to the Cambridge Science Park, CRC and on the St Ivo Cyclebahn.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
15th Apr 2019Photo #6532315th Apr 2015Buses and bikes have an advanced green light here.Road environment:
Good practice
road
14th Apr 2019Photo #9791514th Apr 2018Complex barriers on the orbital route, YorkObstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
13th Apr 2019Photo #9785513th Apr 2018Double decker cycle parking round the side of York station.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
12th Apr 2019Photo #9795912th Apr 2018Shared-use and No Cycling signs...General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
11th Apr 2019Photo #3659811th Apr 2012Narrow lanes don't suit anyone.Road environment:
Problem
road
10th Apr 2019Photo #8906010th Apr 2017I've no idea what this sign is meant to mean - there's no cycle lane here.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
9th Apr 2019Photo #952069th Apr 2017No right-angled corners at this cycle underpass in StevenageCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Apr 2019Photo #978188th Apr 2018Stud lights have been fitted on Driftway, to link with those on the fensRoad environment:
Good practice
road
7th Apr 2019Photo #977597th Apr 2018A car invasion in Granton, Edinburgh.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
6th Apr 2019Photo #977436th Apr 2018Flooded bridleway alongside the busway between Swavesey and St Ives.Road environment:
Problem
road
5th Apr 2019Photo #886055th Apr 2017Mums and toddlers at the Red Lion. Cargo bikes a plenty.Bicycle:
Misc
bicycles
4th Apr 2019Photo #967144th Apr 2017Route signs and construction of off-road track at Canaston Woods, PembrokeshireRoadworks:
Infrastructure
roadworks
3rd Apr 2019Photo #976913rd Apr 2018Lean rails getting some use this morning on 2nd Ave, SeattleCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
2nd Apr 2019Photo #976712nd Apr 2018Cycle racks near Home cinema, ManchesterCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
1st Apr 2019Photo #978251st Apr 2018So tell me why there isn't a ramp from this bridge to the park to the right?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
31st Mar 2019Photo #9774131st Mar 2018Cycling in Byron Bay, New South Wales.Other:
Misc
general
30th Mar 2019Photo #9760030th Mar 2018A blue plaque noting where a cycling innovator lived in Walthamstow.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
29th Mar 2019Photo #9759529th Mar 2018Underpass beneath Droitwich‘s ring road.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Mar 2019Photo #5854528th Mar 2014Shared-use seafront route from the Harpa concert hall, ReykjavikCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
27th Mar 2019Photo #8836227th Mar 2017Road closure exempting cycles at Lancaster station.Road environment:
Good practice
road
26th Mar 2019Photo #8865426th Mar 2017Dos and Don'ts in Castle Park, Colchester.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
25th Mar 2019Photo #7603625th Mar 2016Traffic-free space on the Tangier waterfrontCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
24th Mar 2019Photo #3699624th Mar 2012Advance green cycle phase on traffic lights in DublinRoad environment:
Good practice
road
23rd Mar 2019Photo #9037023rd Mar 2016A rather poor atempt at a cycle by-pass to a pinch point.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
22nd Mar 2019Photo #10345122nd Mar 2015Cycling in the snow in MinneapolisRoad environment:
Event
road
21st Mar 2019Photo #3643721st Mar 2012What could possibly go wrong here?Road environment:
Problem
road
20th Mar 2019Photo #8824820th Mar 2017This box surely didn't need to be placed right in the way of the path?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
19th Mar 2019Photo #9726419th Mar 2018The cycle lane on Ampere Way in need of some maintenance!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
18th Mar 2019Photo #6481718th Mar 2015Looking across the Novi Sad Friendship bridge in Norwich.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Mar 2019Photo #4317317th Mar 2012Cycle route A26 parallel to the Rokytka river in Prague.Road environment:
Misc
road
16th Mar 2019Photo #8870016th Mar 2017Far too narrow for two-way cycling!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
15th Mar 2019Photo #8824215th Mar 2017NCN route 45 continuing east from Waverton, where the good surface seems to end.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Mar 2019Photo #7465514th Mar 2016Blocked contraflow cycle lane. There are parking spaces just across the road.Enforcement:
Problem
enforcement
13th Mar 2019Photo #9138313th Mar 2017Ferry across the River Yare.Other:
Infrastructure
general
12th Mar 2019Photo #7462212th Mar 2016Cycle parking in central ElyCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
11th Mar 2019Photo #3588111th Mar 2012Staff cycle parking at Canterbury City Council.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
10th Mar 2019Photo #9754710th Mar 2018"Load 'em up!" A Bakfeits at the Cambridge MarketBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
9th Mar 2019Photo #973889th Mar 2018Cycle parking at Tours cathedralCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
8th Mar 2019Photo #657388th Mar 2015Family cycling on College Green, BristolCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
7th Mar 2019Photo #972297th Mar 2018Cyclists Beware - 15% slope on EV6 (the Loire a Vélo route), SaumurGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
6th Mar 2019Photo #745176th Mar 2016An old and narrow segregated cycle track past a school in Easterhouse.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
5th Mar 2019Photo #213845th Mar 2010Couldn't the barriers be moved to the far side of the cycle parking?Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
4th Mar 2019Photo #645394th Mar 2015Construction of the cycle tracks on Hills Road with a 'Cambridge kerb'.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd Mar 2019Photo #971073rd Mar 2018Cycle hangar in WalthamstowCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
2nd Mar 2019Photo #974572nd Mar 2017A visiting delegation of some kind being taken around Hué in cycle-rickshaws.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
1st Mar 2019Photo #744101st Mar 2016Unsecured bikes at Owlstone Croft residence. Plenty of space for cycle stands.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
28th Feb 2019Photo #8363328th Feb 2009Give way to oncoming buses pulling into this A36 bus stop.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
27th Feb 2019Photo #7443727th Feb 2016Will these damaged stands in Penzance ever be repaired?Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
26th Feb 2019Photo #9682526th Feb 2018Cycle lane alternative to the dual carriageway under the railway in Grimsby.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
25th Feb 2019Photo #9704225th Feb 2018The sign says "No admittance" so we have put up a TPT route 62 sign.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
24th Feb 2019Photo #6450424th Feb 2015Why aren't reflectors part of the standard for bollards on cycle routes?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
23rd Feb 2019Photo #3831223rd Feb 2012A dropped kerb would be useful.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
22nd Feb 2019Photo #8785222nd Feb 2017Newly built access to cycle parking at Aviva featuring steps and wheel ramps.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
21st Feb 2019Photo #1039821st Feb 2007A temporary arrangement for cyclists during works on the M11 bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
20th Feb 2019Photo #7426220th Feb 2016Any space for cycling here?Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
19th Feb 2019Photo #9388619th Feb 2015Not enough cycle parkingCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
18th Feb 2019Photo #3563918th Feb 2012Filtered permeability, soon to be upgraded with a crossing across the main road.Other:
Misc
general
17th Feb 2019Photo #5765517th Feb 2014Chirk aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
16th Feb 2019Photo #7425016th Feb 2016Bike pump by London cycle route 3 at Waterloo EastCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
15th Feb 2019Photo #4898215th Feb 2013Cycle track between Punta del Diablo and the new bus terminalCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Feb 2019Photo #8768814th Feb 2017This temporary sign is meant to be in place for 3 years.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
13th Feb 2019Photo #9197513th Feb 2014Poor quality cycle parking ignored in favour of railings.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
12th Feb 2019Photo #2845712th Feb 2011Access to the Barmouth rail/cycle bridgeGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs

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