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All photos in & around Longbenton

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167259Photo #167259This is a NARROW public FOOTPATH through a nature reserve - not a cycle path and irresponsible, anti-social cyclists, who do not follow the rules for cyclists in the Higway Code - so a segregated cycleway is essential to protect vulnerable walkers and the surrounding flora and fauna (wildlife). Thank YouCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
167258Photo #167258This is a bridlepath through a nature reserve; where both pedestrians/walkers; then horse riders have legal priority. However, they are frequently placed at risk of harm because of the prolific number of anti-social cyclists who use this path but do not give way or follow the rules in the Highway Code. Hence vulnerable walkers, especially people with dogs; the elderly and disabled people, are being forced onto the grass or into the woods, and this is detrimental to the wildlife. Also, the cyclists are churning up the bridlepath in wet weather causing slip and trip hazards. So unless cycling is banned in the reserve, which is unfair on responsible cyclists; a properly segregated cycle path is vital to protect walkers (and if applicable their dogs), horse riders and the wildlife. It would also create a more friendly atmosphere between cyclists and walkers. Thank you :Cycleway:
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cycleways
167109Photo #167109The sign showing the pavement is a cycleway has not been visible for more than two years. The sign is still there but points towards the wall and is bent. It is a cycleway, not only for pedestrians.Cycleway:
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cycleways
162761Photo #162761The cycle crossing needs to be on a raised table to make vehicles check and slow down for bikes and pedestriansCycleway:
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cycleways
162760Photo #162760I have had so many near misses with cyclists coming through the cycle path bend at speed. It is a blind bend on a path that really needs to be widened. Deliveroo cyclists crash into my bike a lot because they travel at speed, use their phone, and work on commission. This track needs to be widened before another person gets injured.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
162759Photo #162759The roundabout is so dangerous and complex to cycle on. This means only drivers can go where they like, and cyclists have to go on a long diversion just to be able to access the east side of this roundabout alive.

This roundabout priorities motor traffic and discriminates those who want to cycle instead, or use a wheelchair.

This is social injustice and wrong! Cyclists and pedestrians need protecting.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
162758Photo #162758The segregated cycleway comes to an abrupt end and ‘spits out’ cyclists (which might be children) onto Pilgrim Street. This busy road is uncomfortably dangerous for cycling but is a key access point towards the north of the city.

John Dobson Street and the Tyne bridge, needs to be connected with a protected cycle way.

Why would anyone consider cycling across the Tyne bridge, if it means using a busy road with HGVs and buses. I would rather drive and pollute the road if it means I won’t be killed on my bike.
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
159948Photo #159948Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles. Open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
159947Photo #159947Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles. Open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
159946Photo #159946Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles. Open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
159945Photo #159945Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles. Open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
159944Photo #159944Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles. Open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
159943Photo #159943Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles. Open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Infrastructure
closure
159197Photo #159197Cycle parking outside a mini supermarket, signage showing the recommended cycle route into town (East/West) and the southbound cycleway.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
159196Photo #159196Cycle parking at a traffic light controlled junction, with cycle ways and cycle lights as well as pedestrian crossings.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
159195Photo #159195Toucan crossing for pedestrians and cyclists, connecting the two footpaths and cycleways.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
159194Photo #159194Cycleway on Heaton Road. Not perfect as it's not a different level to the pavement, but it's pretty close!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
159193Photo #159193Parallel crossing for cycles next to a zebra crossing for pedestriansCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158423Photo #158423Temporary modal filter installed between Haldane and Osborne Road. Closed to motor vehicles, open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Good practice
closure
158422Photo #158422Temporary modal filter between Osborne Road and Haldane. Closed to motor vehicles, open to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Good practice
closure
158040Photo #158040Temporary modal filter, installed to restrict motor traffic over the narrow bridge which has no pavement. Opens the road to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Good practice
closure
158039Photo #158039Temporary modal filter installed to restrict motor vehicles from using the narrow bridge. Opens the road to pedestrians and cyclists.Temporary closure:
Good practice
closure
157971Photo #157971End of segregated cycleway at a traffic light controlled junction. Advance green for cyclists.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
157970Photo #157970Entry to segregated cycleway from a traffic light controlled junction.Track:
Good practice
track
157937Photo #157937Modal Filter at the junction of Heaton Park View and Tintern CrescentCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
156119Photo #156119The buses that come over Redheugh Bridge use don’t stop anywhere before Central Station, so please put in a stop somewhere on Scotswood Road, Plummer Street or Railway St. (and perhaps even another on Marlborough Crescent). It / they would serve places like Newcastle College, the employers and businesses west along Scotswood Road and up St James Boulevard, specialist shops up George St, the Pink Triangle entertainment venues, etc., also the Centre for Life. I know people who work in and visit this area who commute or depart by car. A bus stop may seem off topic to WidenMyPath but actually it will encourage people to use buses and then WALK to or from their destination on the west side of Newcastle.Track:
Problem
track
156117Photo #156117The buses that go over Redheugh Bridge don’t stop anywhere after Central Station, so please put in a stop here. It would serve places like Newcastle College, the employers and businesses west along Scotswood Road and up St James Boulevard, specialist shops up George St, the Pink Triangle entertainment venues, etc. I know people who work in and visit this area who commute or arrive by car. A bus stop may seem off topic to WidenMyPath but actually it will encourage people to use buses and then WALK to their destination on the west side of Newcastle!Track:
Problem
track
155441Photo #155441CyclewayDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
155440Photo #155440Cycle lane, far too narrowCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
155439Photo #155439CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
155436Photo #155436Cycle hub, with cycle hire, repairs, and cafeBike shop:
Good practice
bikeshops
155435Photo #155435Cycle hub, with cycle hire, repairs, and cafeBike shop:
Good practice
bikeshops
155434Photo #155434Bus stop extended in line with temporary pavement wideningRoad environment:
Good practice
road
155433Photo #155433Segregated cyclewayDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
155432Photo #155432Segregated cycleway and crossingDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
155431Photo #155431Segregated cyclewayDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
154250Photo #154250There's some badly positioned street furniture (poles for signs, lamp-posts) along the in-part very narrow combined footpath and cycleway at the north end of the Tyne Bridge, west side, making it even narrower. The current situation is dangerous and could lead to collisions and to people falling into fast moving traffic in the road.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
153781Photo #153781Essentially the moment you cycle down past Peace & Loaf you enter a narrow roadway before it improves again.

Obvious answer is to dispense with parking spaces outside Grate and instead make this a cycle path.
Cycleway:
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cycleways
153660Photo #153660Prevent car drivers from overtaking the cyclists on the very narrow part of the road/bridgeTemporary closure:
Problem
closure
153659Photo #153659Prevent car drivers going from the roundabout to City Road from making U-turns by crossing the white line to go directly back on the roundabout or towards the Tyne bridge.Temporary closure:
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closure
153315Photo #153315At 70 I have begun cycling but find the steps down and over the A1 difficult. Push chairs and wheelchairs will also have problems; mobility scooters would find it impossible. Making this a ramp would encourage more cycling and commuting by bike.Cycleway:
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cycleways
152970Photo #152970The concrete steps at the north end of the Swing Bridge (west side) down to the quayside are in a terrible and rough state, forcing pedestrians along the very narrow footpath next to the road, which tends also to be used by cyclists. They need new surfaces, at least.Track:
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track
152969Photo #152969The steps at the north end of the Swing Bridge (east side) down to the Quayside need improvement. Most of them are very worn, and so slippy and dangerous in wet and icy weather. Perhaps they can be rotated through 180 degrees to reveal non-worn surfaces with nice right angles? In their current state they can only be leading to a reduction social distancing, as the temptation will be to grab someone else using them to steady yourself! Alternatively pedestrians will round on the footpath next to the road junction, which is quite narrow, as well as being inevitably used by cyclists.Track:
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track
152581Photo #152581Pavement is obstructed for 30m by overhanging hedge. This forces pedestrians to walk on cycleway which is very dangerous.Track:
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track
152059Photo #152059LNER need to make their Azumas able to easily take tandem bicycles so disabled people are not discrimintated against when they ride with thier partners. The old trains allowed us to reach cities on your route and we no longer can, bad for tourism!Cycleway:
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cycleways
151257Photo #151257How are you supposed to turn right towards Asda / Hollywood Ave from here? you are encouraged over to the far left due to cycle lane, and then have to cross 3 lanes to turn right.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
150912Photo #150912Shared-use on NCNCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150911Photo #1509114 ramps down from the bridgeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150910Photo #150910BridgeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150909Photo #150909NCN route - rather narrow, and sometimes unlitCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150908Photo #150908Missing linkCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
150907Photo #150907Down towards the riverRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
150906Photo #150906CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150905Photo #150905A cycleway that no-one can get to - no flush kerb. Even the pedestrian pavement has some bodged tarmac addedCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
150904Photo #150904Cycleway in Benwell - a rather fussy scheme that would have been better implemented by simply adding separators on the roadCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150903Photo #150903Cycleway in Benwell - a rather fussy scheme that would have been better implemented by simply adding separators on the roadCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150902Photo #150902Bus-stop bypass in Benwell, NewcastleCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150901Photo #150901Cycle crossing - rather fussy but good attemptCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150900Photo #150900Cycle crossing - rather fussy but good attemptCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150899Photo #150899Cycleway in Benwell - a rather fussy scheme that would have been better implemented by simply adding separators on the roadCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150898Photo #150898Bus-stop bypass in Benwell, NewcastleCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150897Photo #150897Segregation from trafficCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150896Photo #150896Cycle lanesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150895Photo #150895Cycle lanesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150894Photo #150894Cycle lanesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150893Photo #150893Rejoining the roadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
150892Photo #150892Shared-use cycleway, in a low pedestrian footfall areaCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150891Photo #150891Shared-use cycleway, in a low pedestrian footfall areaCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150890Photo #150890Shared-use cycleway, in a low pedestrian footfall areaCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150889Photo #150889Cycle lanesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150888Photo #150888Cycle lanesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150887Photo #150887Cycle lanesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
150886Photo #150886Concrete section of shared-useCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
150885Photo #150885Cycle routeRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
150884Photo #150884CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150883Photo #150883Cycle crossingCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150882Photo #150882CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150881Photo #150881CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150880Photo #150880Segregated cycleway, separate to the pedestrian pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150879Photo #150879Segregated cycleway, separate to the pedestrian pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150878Photo #150878Segregated cycleway, separate to the pedestrian pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150877Photo #150877Sideroad priority cycle crossingCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150876Photo #150876Segregated cycleway, separate to the pedestrian pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150875Photo #150875Segregated cycleway, separate to the pedestrian pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150874Photo #150874Segregated cycleway, separate to the pedestrian pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150873Photo #150873Sideroad priority cycle crossingCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150872Photo #150872CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150871Photo #150871CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150870Photo #150870CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150869Photo #150869CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150868Photo #150868CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150867Photo #150867Cycle crossing given emphasis through various road markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150866Photo #150866Cycle crossing given emphasis through various road markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150865Photo #150865Cycle crossing given emphasis through various road markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150864Photo #150864Cycle crossing given emphasis through various road markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150863Photo #150863Cycle crossing given emphasis through various road markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150862Photo #150862Cycle parkingCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
150861Photo #150861Good signage, "Cyclists give way to pedestrians", which should be more widely permittedGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
150860Photo #150860CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
150859Photo #150859CyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways

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