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Photo listing (infrastructure)

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This listing only shows photos within Birmingham.
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Good to see the progress being made on Birmingham’s main road cycle tracks. Space being given back to people walking outside the University of Birmingham, and the central reservation cycle track will look beautiful when the trees are in l ... [more]

Bourn Brook Walkway, Quinton - signs - to Harborne and Selly Oak Location: , West Midlands (England, United Kingdom) A section of the Bourn Brook Walkway in Quinton from West Boulevard (after leaving Woodgate Valley Country Park) towa ... [more]

Bourn Brook Walkway, Quinton - fingerpost Location: , West Midlands (England, United Kingdom) A section of the Bourn Brook Walkway in Quinton from West Boulevard (after leaving Woodgate Valley Country Park) towards California Way. ... [more]

Bourn Brook Walkway, Quinton - path Location: , Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) A section of the Bourn Brook Walkway in Quinton from West Boulevard (after leaving Woodgate Valley Country Park) towards California Way. It i ... [more]

Woodgate Valley Country Park - exit to West Boulevard Location: , Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) The crossing here leads onto the Bourn Brook Walkway (Wentworth Way Open Space or as the Bournvale Walk). It then leads onto C ... [more]

Woodgate Valley Country Park - path towards West Boulevard Location: , Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) The route was mostly parallel with the Bourn Brook. The last stretch of the path towards West Boulevard.

Woodgate Valley Country Park - footbridge on the Bourn Brook Location: , Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) Footbridge on the Bourn Brook

Woodgate Valley Country Park - path Location: Ridgacre, West Midlands (England, United Kingdom) Heading along the main path towards West Boulevard. All nicely paved, suitable for cyclists, joggers, walkers and dog walkers.

Woodgate Valley Country Park - fingerpost Location: Ridgacre, West Midlands (England, United Kingdom) Heading along the main path towards West Boulevard. All nicely paved, suitable for cyclists, joggers, walkers and dog walkers. Fi ... [more]

Merritts Brook Greenway - Bournville - exit to Woodbrooke Road Location: Bournville, Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) A section of the Merritts Brook Greenway in Bournville from Hay Green Lane to Bournville Lane. Beyond that ... [more]

Merritts Brook Greenway - Bournville - sign from Hay Green Lane Location: Bournville, Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) A section of the Merritts Brook Greenway in Bournville from Hay Green Lane to Bournville Lane. Beyond that ... [more]

Longbridge bicycle hub Open 24 hours 7 days a week CCTV Swipe card Night lighting. Apply online to network West Midlands for a card.

Inside longbridge cycle secure hub. Apply online for a swipe card at network West Midlands

No motor vehicles or cycles on mown verge - Swanshurst Lane, Moseley Location: Springfield, Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) Seen from the 11C bus stop opposite. Not far from what was the Sarehole area. So many grass ver ... [more]

Meadow Brook - Merritt's Brook Greenway - Northfield - sign Location: Shenley Fields, West Midlands (England, United Kingdom) A walk through Meadow Brook part of the Merritt's Brook Greenway near Northfield. After leaving Ley Hill ... [more]

Garretts Green Lane, Garretts Green - sign - Cycling Prohibited Location: Kitts Green, West Midlands (England, United Kingdom) Garretts Green Lane in Garretts Green, Birmingham. A very old sign - Cycling Prohibited

Longbridge Station - new graffiti street art and cycle parking

Rea Valley Route - Kings Norton Recreation Ground - path on NCN 5 - stream off the River Rea - footbridge Location: Kings Norton, Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) On the Rea Valley Route in Kings Norton, Birmingham. I left ... [more]

Longbridge Station car park - bike rack Location: , Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) Seen at the new car park near Longbridge Station on Longbridge Lane. bike rack

Hall Green Station - bike rack and pigeons Location: , Birmingham City (England, United Kingdom) At Hall Green Station. Decided to go to Gravelly Hill. While I waited (one train every hour) I took these. I got the 12:05 to Birmi ... [more]

At least this responsible van driver kept out of the cycle lane http://t.co/lACw1bV8vc

Newly surfaced towpath between Mary Vale Rd and Pershore Rd, as part of Birmingham Cycle Revolution.

Narrow, unpleasant looking footpath. Turning back.

Cycle parking at The Square Shopping Centre (Priory Square) #2

Cycle parking at The Square Shopping Centre (Priory Square) #1

Notice for cyclists on a Pendolino train

Space for cycles (and wheelchair ramp) on a Pendolino train

Cycle parking at Birmingham Museum and Art gallery - a huge square with space for much more parking.

Signage for Central Ring cycle route in Birmingham

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Modern bridge over the Birmingham and Fazeley canal in central Birmingham.

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Canal towpath in central Birmingham

Map on canal towpath in central Birmingham

Right-turn cycle lane outside the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Steep access to the canal towpath in Birmingham

Shared-use footway on this side of the road, No Cycling on the other side; and central right-turn cycle lane.

It would be very easy to put in a contraflow cycle lane towards the National Indoor Arena (at rear) - with car parking presumably moved to the other side of the road.

Buses and cycles only in central Birmingham

Cycle lane through the shopping centre of Birmongham

Cycle parking and crossing towards Birmingham Moor Street station (and Debenhams)

Bus and bike lane from Birmingham Moor Street station towards New St station

Bikes, buses and taxis only, no pedestrians allowed on this route between Birmingham New Street and Moor Street stations.

Birmingham City Centre Cycling Map at New Street station - showing bike shops

Newhall Street Bridge The "really ought to get off" section of the cycleroute along the canal towpath on NCN535. Almost under "itihaas" Indian Restaurant.

Cycle parking outside entrance to Birmingham New St station

Cycles, buses, taxis only. Pedestrians prohibited.

Aston Junction, looking towards Bordesley (see also #38583)

Aston Junction, looking towards Aston (see also #38584)

Canal path goes under old factory

Cycle path from Deykin Avenue towards motorway underpass and Brookvale Park

Unconventially placed route signage on pipe next to Deykin Avenue Bridge

Deykin Avenue Bridge on canal path. NCN 535 U-turns right at the top of the very steep ramp beyond bridge to get to path from Deykin Avenue over to Brookvale Park. Yellow sign warns of low headroom under bridge. In this case it may be po ... [more]

Steep slope at canal lock, typical of the canal paths in Birmingham

Cycle route crosses from one side of canal to the other, via this bridge

Temporary signage on canal path

Salford Junction on canals under M6 motorway. See also #38588.

Salford Junction on canals beneath M6 motorway. The arms of the sign are aligned with the waterways rather than bridge ramps. See also #38587.

Watch out for low arched bridges across this canal path

Canal towpath and steep humpback bridge over canal junction

Entrance to canal towpath from Fazeley Street, with steep ribbed ramp down from street level

The Moat Lane/Digbeth one-way system is a recommended route for pedal cycles!

Cycle traffic signal at Hurst Street/Sherlock Street junction (see #38548, #38549 and #38550). On left, short contraflow bypass lane on Hurst Street, on right on-road cycle lanes on Sherlock Street, complete with parked cars! See #49190 ... [more]

Call button for cycle crossing at Hurst Street/Sherlock Street junction (see #38551)

Toucan crossing leading from Hurst Street contraflow (see #38548) at Sherlock Street junction

Messy ending to contraflow cycle lane in Hurst Street - go left onto footway, right across toucan crossing to traffic island, then continue across into final section of Hurst Street or turn right into Sherlock Street via cycle crossing (see ... [more]

Contraflow cycle track and lane on Hurst Street

Start of a section of contraflow cycle lane on Hurst Street

Sign on approach to contraflow cycle track on Hill Street

A cyclist uses this wide pedestrian crossing. View from the Carrs Lane Church conference centre. On the train coming into Birmingham I saw a big advertisement for Chiltern Railways, which coyly asked "Are you still a virgin?" I.e. ... [more]

River Rea - Rea Road / The Mill Walk - Northfield - ford Location: Turves Green, Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) I was heading to the Austin Village, when I left Longbridge Lane and headed down Tessall Lane, when I found a Rea Va ... [more]

Rea Valley Route - Longbridge to Northfield - path Location: Turves Green, Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) I was heading to the Austin Village, when I left Longbridge Lane and headed down Tessall Lane, when I found a Rea Valley r ... [more]

Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Bath Row to Granville Street

Worcester & Birmingham Canal - bridge and steps to Bath Row

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal - Livery Street - Snow Hill Rail Bridge (see also #38589) Looking back to Livery Street.

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal - Livery Street - Snow Hill Rail Bridge - lock (see also #38590)

A cyclepath to nowhere.

On Your Bike 33-40 Bradford Street Digbeth Birmingham 0121 6666 933 www.onyourbike.com

a pedestrianized area in Birmingham :-)

Needless Alley - pedestrian street

Covered cycle park at the University of Birmingham Sports Centre

Extension of NCN534 under way between Penns Lane and Eachelhurst Road in north-east Birmingham. Follow progress at blog.connect2birmingham.org

Worcester and Birmingham Canal - Pershore Road, Stirchley Location: Lifford, Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) This is the Worcester and Birmingham Canal from Pershore Road in Stirchley. Not too far from Lifford Lane and Fordhouse ... [more]

River Rea - Fordhouse Lane, Stirchley - River Rea Cycle Route sign Location: Stirchley, Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) The River Rea from Fordhouse Lane in Stirchley. On the side of the road with the River Rea Cycle Route. ... [more]

Holloway Circus - Horsefair Subway - steps and ramp Location: Chinatown, Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) Thought it was time that I return to the centre of Holloway Circus to get some more shots. Was also some plaques in there ... [more]

Contra-flow cycling - Birmingham style

Five cycle stands at Birmingham Coach Station, Rea Street entrance

Entrance to contraflow cycle lane: a no-entry sign with 'cycle lane' added. Basically a non DfT compliant 'no entry except cycles'.

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