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Shared-use footway into Truro on NCN route 3 - and a cyclist preferring the road.

End of shared-use footway on Newham Road, Truro - it's not at all obvious that NCN route 3 forks right here.

Shared-use footway on the edge of Truro

Shared-use footway on the edge of Truro - the side road would take cyclists through the Park & Ride site to the Tresillian road.

Segregated path with awkward barriers.

Segregated path with awkward barriers.

The dead-end road is narrowed to a single lane here, but they still felt it necessary to install awkward barriers as well as Cyclists Dismount signs.

The dead-end road is narrowed to a single lane here, but they still felt it necessary to put up Cyclists Dismount signs.

Link from segregated path to play area

Good permeability on this housing development on the edge of Truro.

Good permeability on this housing development on the edge of Truro.

A dead-end lane to a farm (but it would be nice if it could link to NCN route 32).

Not the most cycle-friendly link on this housing development on the edge of Truro.

Clearly marked junction on this segregated path on this housing development on the edge of Truro.

Good permeability on this housing development on the edge of Truro.

Good permeability on this housing development on the edge of Truro.

Covered cycle parking at Langarth Park & Ride, Truro

Shared-use route from new housing development, Truro

Shared-use route from new housing development, Truro

End of Cycleway and two-stage toucan crossing at entry to new housing development, Truro

Two-stage toucan crossing from new housing development, Truro

Shared-use route in new housing development parallel to the A390.

Two-stage toucan crossing to new housing development, Truro

Footpath and new cycleway from toucan crossing, funded by the housing development across the road.

The new cycleway stops at the bus-stop - pretty useless.

New cycleway, bus lay-by and toucan crossing funded by the housing development across the road.

New cycleway crossing dead-end road.

A new cycleway starts here - intended for cycles moving off the road, though it can be seen that some are continuing from the footway.

Footway - with shared-use on the other side of the A390

barriers on the route through Truro College

Presumably these are meant to stop cars parking, rather than to park bikes, at the Truro College bus stops.

Not a lot of cycle parking at Truro College (empty because of half-term)

Pleasant link from central Truro to Victoria Park

The Leats, a quiet lane behind Truro's main shopping streets

Cycle parking tucked away behind Truro's main shopping streets

Ope or alleyway leading to a useful route behind Truro's main shopping streets

Ope or alleyway leading towards Truro Cathedral

The Duchy Hospital, Truro - not NHS, but the same total lack of interest in cycle parking.

Emd of Route signs on roads entering the Royal Cornwall Hospital

The End of Route sign applies only to the ramp to the trading estate - and why, anyway?

Shared-use ('Please consider other path users') and bus/cycle lane

Shared-use route towards the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Signs on shared-use route between Truro College and the Royal Cornwall Hospital - not mentioning either.

Crossing and ramped route to Truro College

Crossing at Truro College - but where's all the cycle parking?

Paved link to Truro College

Shared-use footway towards Truro College - although one could also use the service road to the left for a short distance

Cycle crossing between Truro College and the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Pointless barriers on this link to new housing

Paved bridleway from the A390

Shared-use route to Truro College crossing a side-road

Closed driveway by the A390 shared-use route

Not much room for the bus stop and the shared-use route opposite the Royal Cornwall Hospital

No right turn to the Royal Cornwall Hospital except local buses and cycles - but the marking on the road surface is buses only, and I don't know how many cyclists would want move across two lanes of motor traffic here.

Shared-use path by the A390

No Motor Vehicles on this link to the A390 and the Royal Cornwall Hospital, but it's not the most cycle-friendly either.

Footpath to the A390 - no problem, there's a proper cycleway behind the camera

Start of Bramble Lane, Truro - a wasted resource

Start of Bramble Lane, Truro - a wasted resource

New path parallel to Bramble Lane

No connection to Bramble Lane

New path parallel to Bramble Lane

Closure of rat-run parallel to the A390

Clearly marked as a footpath only, who knows why cycles aren't welcome?

Typical car-dominated housing development, despite being five minutes by bike from the centre of Truro

Clearly marked as a footpath only, who knows why cycles aren't welcome?

End (ie start) of shared-use footway and footpath off the A390

Crossing and footpath off the A390

Bus lane into Truro and two-way shared-use footway

The lower route to Truro station turns right here, but you wouldn't know it.

Cycle crossing of the A390

Two routes to Truro station and city centre - not sure I'd want to take the downhill one

Two routes to Truro station and city centre - not sure I'd want to take the downhill one

Cycle route through road closure

Cycle link through road closure

The cycle route veers away from the A390 here to a parallel road

Shared-use cycleway into Truro by the A390

Shared-use footway with 'contraflow' cyclist towards the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Choice of shared-use footway (mostly used by cyclists towards the camera/hospital) and bus lane towards Truro

Road signed as a pedestrian entrance to the Royal Cornwall Hospital, and shared-use footway into Truro

Shared-use by the A390 and stub of former road to the left - no use to cyclists now.

End of shared-use section of footway entering the Royal Cornwall Hospital

The only cycle parking I saw at the Royal Cornwall Hospital - and it's useless!

Acres of car parking at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, and no sign of any cycle parking. Why does the NHS find this so diificult?

There is NO proper cycle parking anywhere near the main entry to the Royal Cornwall Hospital. Why does the NHS find this so diificult?

There is NO proper cycle parking anywhere near the main entry to the Royal Cornwall Hospital. Why does the NHS find this so diificult?

A clear end to the new shared-use path

Cyclists are encouraged to leave the carriageway here and use the new island to reach the new shared-use path to the right.

The shared-use path leaves the A390 here and runs along a parallel residential road.

Shared-use path through bus-stop, Truro

Shared-use path and crossing, Truro

Shared-use path past Pizza Hut & McDonald's, Truro

Crossing of new shared-use path to bus/cycle lane at Langarth Park P&R, Truro

The black bridge over the railway tracks at Truro station

To change platforms at Truro (eg to go from Falmouth to Plymouth or London) cyclists are told to go out through the barrier, across the level crossing and back through another barrier (their tickets won't work so they'll have to use the vid ... [more]

If only Great Western Railway would concentrate on running trains on time rather than putting up silly No Bicycles signs etc.

Snow plough on Morlaix Avenue

Tregolls Road looking outbound in the snow

Crossroads of St Austell Street, St Clement Street and Mitchell Hill looking towards Truro Cathedral in the snow.

Trafalgar Roundabout in the snow

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