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@edinhelp @ 350 Leith Walk https://t.co/EoG9JprzQk

The only (?) Segregated cycleway between Midlothian and the city and it's used as parking on a frequent basis for housing development. @lmacinnessnp @SEStCC @SpokesLothian https://t.co/MknV62iylB

Chester Avenue, Slateford, Edinburgh. Where we built an out of town shopping centre in the middle of a residential area. Sunday, 1pm. https://t.co/XspjiI2zjF

Footway parking on Waterfront Avenue has reached its magnificent worst this morning. You can see where the bollards were removed and the end result. Frequently meet cars head on on the cycle track. https://t.co/yHlOgGBuJc

There are no cars now on Princes Street, so the sign is a bit confusing.

Very narrow cycle lane - obviously trams will just have to hang back and follow cyclists, but it's still terrifying just to see this.

How is anyone to safely use Leith Walk cycle lane when this is a daily sight @edinhelp @Edinburgh_CC @leithsworstpark https://t.co/CkMQTEgq8c

So my first trip up the protected cycleway on Leith Walk was predictably enjoyable https://t.co/1OKNi69gCn

I despair - pavement, double yellow lines and right by a major cycle route - in Leith this morning https://t.co/Dcssr3FgcY

I wonder if @forthroadbridge have plans to trim the bushes, as pedestrians can't keep to their side of the line. https://t.co/84pIlB6kcQ

The rules on the Castle Street pedestrian area have been well & truly bent! Street clearly not safe @edinhelp @LivingStreetsEd https://t.co/n5ZBAElSt6

. @south_team why the barriers? Needed lot of heavy lifting among the rubbish, cut finger. Path behind Morrison Gilmerton Rd. https://t.co/Oa6XUJPvp7 Reply from South Team: Barriers erected at request of public to deter motor bikes etc. ... [more]

Replacement 'magic paint' cycleway on George Street as much use as a chocolate teapot https://t.co/2qb5jsG69n

A contractors' access turning circle surrounded in barriers, while passengers, including those with bikes, restricted to narrow walkways on the entrance ramps (see also #67002). The priorities sign is wrong too.

Chicanes at the bottom of the path leading into Craigmillar Castle Park. They are quite narrow and difficult to negotiate as they are at the bottom of a fairly steep section of the path.

Chicanes, another set a bit further down in background of the image. A little bit too narrow, you can wiggle through on a normal bike but tandems and trailers are blocked.

Chicanes at beginning of path between Forkenford and Kings Haugh, in good state but a bit narrow, not recommended for trailers or tandems although the path is wide enough for maneuvring.

Red paint - doing nothing to secure my safety on Leith Walk #space4cycling (please) http://t.co/8qT0F6BiG3

@Edinburgh_CC Do you ever feel you've just wasted money on paint. Leith Walk, pointless paint. http://t.co/4a7WfA8pMN

Why not? #welcometoEdinburgh http://t.co/Z5yo3eLmfF

Warning !! Awful road surface to navigate narrow road while keeping check of traffic in both direction.

Warning ! Horrific road surface to navigate on blind bend corner is often cut by oncoming traffic.

Poorly managed high speed junction, accident black spot to popular cyclist route away from main roads.

Heavily damaged road surface forcing cyclist to centre of carriage way on high speed carriageway with extensive usage by HGV's.

Warning ! Large crack in road forcing cyclists out to centre or carriageway. There is a second one 5 metres on.

A reminder that details are important - puddle exactly on the new #meadows #innocent bike extension http://t.co/E2xo0y9F0l See also #67245.

A reminder that details are important - puddle exactly on the new #meadows #innocent bike extension http://t.co/E2xo0y9F0l See also #67244.

New Buccleuch St segregated cycle lane being used as carpark already. 4cars+advertising van today at lunchtime :( http://t.co/AXqSNXE9D6

classy parking on Leith walk cycle lane Sunday evening @SpokesLothian @fountainbridge http://t.co/EQykPHFwla

A route sign for the college tells people on bikes to dismount and use the pedestrian crossing.

A sign for route 8 tells people on bikes to dismount and use the pedestrian crossing. There is plenty of room to provide a proper cycleway.

So having followed red background signs on the "RR" cycle route I now encounter one with a green background, which are meant to be for the opposite direction.

A route sign completely hidden from view by a larger sign!

The cycle lane on Wester Hailes Road is partially obstructed by vegetation. The surface is also somewhat rough.

I don't know what they were thinking either! The cycle lane has a 'Give Way' at the far end of the bus stop.

Another confused sign for the "RR" cycle route. The red (westbound) direction is given as both straight ahead and U-turn back around the Clovenstone Roundabout.

On my first pass of this junction I saw the "RR" cycle route sign on the right at the last minute and continued to head straight on up the road on the left. However, after seeing no further signs, I came back to this junction for another lo ... [more]

So going back to photo #65669 we see that red is for westbound and green is for eastbound. So what does the top sign mean? Just as well it is almost hidden by the vegetation.

Random worn-out painted cycle lanes on a roundabout. Certainly not where I'd position myself on the road!

There is plenty of roadspace, but the cycle lanes have stopped, and the motorists are driving too fast, setting off the electronic speed sign.

Cars parked in the cycle lanes on Oxgangs Road. There are no waiting restrictions to prevent this.

The "RR" cycle route has plenty of roadspace, but it has been arranged for the convenience of motorists, without any thought about cycling!

A gate with a sliding locking bar across the newly surfaced path into the Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park.

Directions in the Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park are by way of these stone blocks. It wasn't obvious to me at the time which way was which, but I see from the map that it gives the name of a nearby street on one side.

On the left an asphalt path, on the right the dirt path through the Moredun Wood from Gilmerton Road.

A typical Edinburgh barrier at the end of a path through to another street.

Narrow painted cycle lanes on Gilmerton Road

Narrow painted cycle lanes on very busy Old Dalkeith Road

The gate at the end of this path past Craigmillar Castle

The path around Craigmillar Castle, marked on OSM, is just a worn track in the grass!

So the path around Craigmillar Castle, marked on OSM, turned out to be a worn grass path!

A motorist parked partly across the Craigmillar Castle Park cycle path entrance, and not in the slightest bit bothered.

A desire line to join the path from the road in Holyrood Park.

Tiny signage for the John Muir Way at the entrance to Holyrood Park, and no dropped kerb either.

A poor road surface on Bruntsfield Place, and a doorzone cycle lane past some car parking.

Many of the bridges on the Union Canal towpath have poor sightlines along the path.

The Union Canal has quite a narrow towpath, requiring users to co-operate to pass each other, which disrupts things like being sociable. Imagine if car users had to travel single file!

The sightlines under the bridges are so poor that speed humps and a chicane barrier have been provided on the already narrow Union Canal towpath.

Poor sightlines at bridges on the Union Canal - a common problem right along the canal's length.

The worn track reveals the true desireline between the Union Canal and Cultins Road.

Poor sightlines at Royal Mail depot (I could hear a lorry about to depart from behind the hedge) and irregular parking across a dropped kerb (although there is a second dropped kerb further round).

Poor quality shared-use footway and signage on the one-way section of Cultins Road.

The northern part of Cultins Road is one-way, but only a narrow and poorly signed shared-use footway has been provided for cyclists going the other way. This road links Edinburgh Park station and business park to the Union Canal.

No need for a ramp to connect the cycle path to the tramway crossing and toucan crossing?

Definitely no need for a ramp then?

Chicanes on the path

Narrow entrance gate into Craigmillar Castle Park

Boillard plus chicanes (in bad state) with fairly narrow gap, overgrown and usually full of rubbish.

@ScoWorstDrivers @Morrisons Morrisons ad van blocks cycle lane & parked on pavement outside new Aldi, Gilmerton Road http://t.co/OPxAF9TvJj

Ramp up from Dublin Street to Queen St/York Place toucan crossings on NCN75

NCN75 on North St Andrew Street

NCN75 on North St Andrew Street

NCN75 on North St Andrew Street.

Words fail me. NCN75.

A 'Cyclists Dismount' sign on the path approaching Gyle Centre tramstop. The cycle parking is at the far end of the platform.

Multi-stage caged toucan crossing across tramway and dual carriageway on South Gyle Broadway. It's clear what the local council's priorities are here. The observant will notice that the crossing call-button panel is for a pedestrian cros ... [more]

More cabinets (see #60679) on approach to toucan crossing and tramway level crossing.

Telecoms cabinets, one with a door hanging open, in the middle of the shared-use footway on South Gyle Broadway. It's hard to work out what the white line trapezium is for, other than to come to the conclusion that it was meant to have ... [more]

A shared-use footway with no separation from the carriageway, and just minimal warning outside tramstop.

Sign for disabled parking and sub-station access, but no mention of the cycle parking (see #60674)

Narrow cycle lane on tram route curves slightly left before crossing the tracks to continue along Haymarket Yards. The curve is insufficient to allow riders to cross the tracks at a safe angle, and doesn't allow clear visibility of approach ... [more]

Barrier across access to path to Edinburgh Park station, with dropped kerb and narrow gap at side. This will be busy with commuters at peak times, unlike this weekend view.

The sign says it's a cycle path, so why the right angled turn?

Barrier at entrance to path

Watch out for that door!

"Lock it or lose it" notice in West Montgomery Place, but there's not a single cycle parking stand nearby.

A poorly looking bicycle advertising scenic cycle tours.

Poor quality path access at Harrison Road bridge

Not one of Edinburgh's finest railway paths.

A tiny route confirmation sign on Baird Drive. Route 8 Edinburgh Park to City Centre.

Crossing the tramlines here can be a serious hazard, take care.

Three possible directions for NCN75 on the same sign

Pot hole it has been reported

Big hole

Shared-use cycle lane. They went onto the footway at this point.

End of Route. Cyclists Dismount. No alternative given.

Toucan crossing underneath tram bridge. A great place to cross the road!

Tramway cycle path alongside road with random 'No Entry' sign.

The tramway goes over a flyover but the cycleway goes through an obstacle course at road crossing, to improve riders' skills presumably! UPDATE: See #56279 - now work has finished they've replaced the yellow bollard with a thinner black ... [more]

The tramway cycle path looks worn out and in need of resurfacing!

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