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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 2,995 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
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
11th Feb 2019Photo #10207311th Feb 2016A ramp up to one of the bridges on the Shimanami Kaido toll road, JapanCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Feb 2019Photo #5756110th Feb 2014Early morning motor traffic at a standstillCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
9th Feb 2019Photo #646389th Feb 2015Wooden bike, DelftBicycle:
Event
bicycles
8th Feb 2019Photo #282278th Feb 2011The unpaved path towards Babraham, clearly used by cyclists and since paved.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Feb 2019Photo #646217th Feb 2015Filtered permeability in Dan HaagCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
6th Feb 2019Photo #566316th Feb 2014Freshly installed cycle racks, just hours to install, plus years of campaigning!Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
5th Feb 2019Photo #960645th Feb 2018A cycleway with some room for improvement, Milton KeynesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
4th Feb 2019Photo #642854th Feb 2015Relocating cycle stands at Cambridge station.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
3rd Feb 2019Photo #959983rd Feb 2018Experimental cycle route by Wellington Barracks, LondonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Feb 2019Photo #478252nd Feb 2013One side is for pedestrians, one for cyclists - but who knows which?Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
1st Feb 2019Photo #985791st Feb 2017Very obvious cycle space on this Taiwanese train.Other:
Good practice
general
31st Jan 2019Photo #3007931st Jan 2009The old A82 road near Firkin Point, now part of the West Loch Lomond Cycle Path.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
30th Jan 2019Photo #2807530th Jan 2011A driver overtakes in a race to get to the pinch point first.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
29th Jan 2019Photo #5649829th Jan 2014Covered secure cycle parking at the University's West Cambridge siteCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
28th Jan 2019Photo #8749128th Jan 2017No Cycling on this staircase!General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
27th Jan 2019Photo #6414227th Jan 2015Knitted bike in the Cafe Derailleur, Wangaratta.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
26th Jan 2019Photo #6413226th Jan 2015Solid white line, double yellows, green paint, armadillos and a parked carCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
25th Jan 2019Photo #9856025th Jan 2017It's clear that these Taiwanese squid fishermen cycle to work.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
24th Jan 2019Photo #5646924th Jan 2014Everyday cycling in Wheeler Street, CambridgeRoad environment:
Good practice
road
23rd Jan 2019Photo #9655723rd Jan 2018Cycle safety poster at bike-sharing station, BostonGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
22nd Jan 2019Photo #9112822nd Jan 2017Happy off-road cyclists outside Dadaosheng Gate, TaipeiCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st Jan 2019Photo #8735021st Jan 2017Camcycle stall near Chesterton co-operative.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
20th Jan 2019Photo #9022120th Jan 2017The cycle route along the flood defences and riverside park, TaipeiCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
19th Jan 2019Photo #8941819th Jan 2017The Taipei rush hour - incredible swarms of scooters - and one brave cyclist.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
18th Jan 2019Photo #9399318th Jan 2015Cycle route at Ordnance Survey site, outside SouthamptonCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
17th Jan 2019Photo #9564117th Jan 2018Cycle provision on the free Tacoma Link streetcar.Other:
Good practice
general
16th Jan 2019Photo #6371816th Jan 2015Canal towpath (NCN route 81) near Sandwell and Dudley station.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Jan 2019Photo #8879415th Jan 2017Bike lane, in theory, Georgetown, PenangCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Jan 2019Photo #9626514th Jan 2018Cycling at the University of British ColumbiaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Jan 2019Photo #8799013th Jan 2017Gaudy trishaw waiting for tourists in Melaka (Malacca, Malaysia)Bicycle:
Misc
bicycles
12th Jan 2019Photo #6334412th Jan 2015A van blocking contraflow lane, forcing cyclists into path of oncoming traffic.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
11th Jan 2019Photo #8716111th Jan 2017Double-deck cycle parking at Khatib MTR station, SingaporeCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
10th Jan 2019Photo #5631610th Jan 2014Cycle parking at Shepperton stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
9th Jan 2019Photo #956889th Jan 2018Rainbow crossing on new two-way segregated cycleway, Pandora Ave, Victoria BCCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Jan 2019Photo #915628th Jan 2017Cycle path gives way to a litter binObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
7th Jan 2019Photo #833177th Jan 2016Cycling alongside the A27, between Shoreham and LancingCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
6th Jan 2019Photo #469786th Jan 2013Signs on round pole pointing in the wrong directions on Park RoadRoute sign:
Problem
routesigns
5th Jan 2019Photo #559285th Jan 2014Designed area outside terminal at Christchurch Airport for re-assembling bikes.Other:
Good practice
general
4th Jan 2019Photo #632244th Jan 2015It is very disappointing to see wheelbenders installed in a new development.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
3rd Jan 2019Photo #201263rd Jan 2010A nice ride in the middle of the Dutch countryside when the temperature is -6 CCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
2nd Jan 2019Photo #278932nd Jan 2011'One Less Car' - a cyclist on a one-way street in ChristchurchRoad environment:
Event
road
1st Jan 2019Photo #1017791st Jan 2018Bicycle beside Belfast Lough looking over to Clarendon Dock and City QuaysCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
31st Dec 2018Photo #9544231st Dec 2017Someone's enjoying the new cycleway along field edges near the B1102 quite a bitCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
30th Dec 2018Photo #7312330th Dec 2015Dutch style bicycle advertising bike bells outside a toy shop in Oldenburg.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
29th Dec 2018Photo #3525129th Dec 2011The worst kind of cycle parking, concrete wheel benders, outside a nursery.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
28th Dec 2018Photo #9538328th Dec 2017Cycle route in need of repair!Temporary closure:
Problem
closure
27th Dec 2018Photo #7310127th Dec 2015Riding the Sauerland cycle route, Reininghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
26th Dec 2018Photo #9535626th Dec 2017A forest of bollards. Good luck trying to get your bike through here!Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
25th Dec 2018Photo #8719225th Dec 2016Golf Cart and Bike Lane in Honokai Hale, Honolulu (Hawaii, United States)Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
24th Dec 2018Photo #9534224th Dec 2017Hire bikes in Milton KeynesBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
23rd Dec 2018Photo #7297323rd Dec 2015This transition could have been implemented so much better!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
22nd Dec 2018Photo #4301922nd Dec 2011Ride contraflow with the trams in PragueOther:
Problem
general
21st Dec 2018Photo #6305921st Dec 2014Highbury Station Road now repurposed for bike parking near the station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
20th Dec 2018Photo #8001820th Dec 2015Old Tram Road is well paved, but is spoilt by being left unswept.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
19th Dec 2018Photo #2008319th Dec 2009Which way to warmer weather?Route sign:
Event
routesigns
18th Dec 2018Photo #8649518th Dec 2016Narrow Street contraflowRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
17th Dec 2018Photo #5505417th Dec 2013Cycling past the Centre Nautique du Rhône, LyonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
16th Dec 2018Photo #3678316th Dec 2011Traffic-free zone around market, Temuco, ChileCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Dec 2018Photo #7289315th Dec 2015At the top of the multi storey cycle park near Amsterdam Centraal Station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
14th Dec 2018Photo #8647114th Dec 2016A newly laid surface on the Union Canal towpath - no more mud!Track:
Infrastructure
track

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