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An advisory 'NO CYCLING' sign on NCN51 through Central Milton Keynes. Cycling is not prohibited here, if it were then the round no cycling sign would have been used. What this demonstrates is the lack of a sign to suggest that cycles should ... [more]

While most sensible places are getting rid of city centre car parking MK is throwing in the towel and building this 1,000 space multi-storey car storage and congestion generator.

Redway bridge near Central Milton Keynes

Chicane to help enforce the diverted cycle route around CMK.

It's hard to see in this photo but in the distance there are many pedestrian barriers used as chicanes to deter cycling on this former bike route into CMK.

Cycle route passing skateboarding area.

SLOW on the ramp up from the underpass

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Milton Keynes NCN51

Milton Keynes NCN51 Faded red lane and markings

Milton Keynes NCN51 Faded red lane and markings

Milton Keynes NCN51 Faded red central approach lane and markings

Gap in Midsummer Boulevard for cycling

Faded NCN51 sign, see also #96103

Variety of cycle lockers occupying previous open space and crowding out the trees at Milton Keynes station square. I don't know why they can't be put in the many apparently empty ground floor retail spaces around here. Feels like MK has let ... [more]

Selfie on a Santander Next Bike

Very poor double decker racks in Station Square, Milton Keynes. One problem seems to be that the upper racks do not lock into position, with the result that they slide back and drop.

Subway

Double-deck covered cycle parking and advert for shared-use Redways at Milton Keynes station

Worn-out sign for NCN route 51 on the main bus route in Milton Keynes - very poor planning.

Covered cycle parking at the Central Milton Keynes bus stops.

Sign for NCN route 51 where cycling is not allowed.

Signs for bus, bike and taxi access only.

Excellent underpass in central Milton Keynes

There are lots of underpasses in Milton Keynes and then for some reason this flat crossing of a main road.

In a city with lots of decent segregated cycle routes, they've decided to send users of NCN route 51 up a main road with heavy bus traffic.

Cycle parking in Milton Keynes and an arrow for users of NCN route 51 to turn right - but I think they mean straight ahead.

NCN route 51 runs through the car park here.

Signage for NCN route 51 in Milton Keynes

Signage for NCN route 51 in Milton Keynes

Really? Cars can move freely but bikes can't?

You couldn't make it up - there are plenty of decent segregated cycleways in Milton Keynes, and Sustrans manages to find a route for NCN route 51 on whch cycling is not even allowed! See also #101701.

Autonomous delivery vehicle on trial in Milton Keynes - http://www.heart.co.uk/fourcounties/news/local/robot-deliveries-coming-to-mk/

Sign about autonomous delivery vehicles on trial in Milton Keynes - http://www.heart.co.uk/fourcounties/news/local/robot-deliveries-coming-to-mk/

Bridge across the Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes

The Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes

Bridge across the Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes

NCN route 6 and the Millennium Circular Route, Milton Keynes

The Railway Walk crossing Grafton St, Milton Keynes

Cycleways flyover, Milton Keynes

Signs for NCN route 6 and the Millennium Circular Route, Milton Keynes

Cycleway in Loughton Valley Park, Milton Keynes

Bike shop in a remote industrial estate, Milton Keynes

Bikes and concrete cows, Milton Keynes

Cycleway near the youth hostel, Milton Keynes

Semi-rural bike-sharing station near Milton Keynes youth hostel

Cycle shed, Milton Keynes youth hostel

Routes ahead, left and right, Bradwell, Milton Keynes

There's a good reason why this is not a cycle route.

Don't bother taking your bike this way because you'll have to carry it over a stepped bridge acros steh railway.

The Millennium Circular Route, Milton Keynes

The Millennium Circular Route, Milton Keynes

Redway, Milton Keynes

Redway, Milton Keynes

Relatively poor shared-use cycleway across the A5, Milton Keynes

Cycleway across the railway (in the distance), Milton Keynes

Cycleway across the railway, Milton Keynes

Underpass and route signs, Milton Keynes

Cycleway, Milton Keynes

The yellow arrows seem to show the route to Central Milton Keynes

I'm pretty sure this sign has been turned around the wrong way.

Cycleway, Milton Keynes

Cycleway, Milton Keynes

Trek Bicycles, Milton Keynes

Link to cycle/pedestrian bridge just north of Milton Keynes Central station.

Link to cycle/pedestrian bridge just north of Milton Keynes Central station.

Link to cycle/pedestrian bridge just north of Milton Keynes Central station.

There's a remarkable quantity of horse droppings on some cycle routes in Milton Keynes.

There's an immense plaza in front of Milton Keynes Central station so why on earth they felt they needed to install awkward unpopular double-deck cycle parking I cannot imagine.

Map of Santander Milton Keynes bike-sharing locations

Santander Cycles MK A little bit fiddly to rent but very good bikes and we took five out for a good spin. https://santandercyclesmk.co.uk/

Cycling home at Christmas

The chicanes here are to dissuade cyclists from the steep bank just after, and that is probably a good thing and anyway there is quite a good nearby alternative just a little further.

Night ride on the redway

Night ride on the redway

Santander cycle hire CMK

Walking/cycling route into Great Linford

Milton Keynes city bike scheme

I was amazed and pleased to discover an on street citybike / bikeshare scheme in Milton Keynes.

Space for eight cycles on Woburn Sands High Street.

A decent amount of cycle parking here, and with a colourful theme. This was taken on a Saturday afternoon so only one bike there.

An underpass on the Milton Keynes Redway system.

The redway system normally has two nicely placed poles painted a bright yellow, e.g. #72502. Those standards have not been kept up at this development. Even the (correctly spelled) graffiti suggests a negative connotation: Public pole danci ... [more]

A roundabout within a roundabout on the Milton Keynes Redway system.

Milton Keynes Redway system.

Milton Keynes Redway system.

Cycleway skirts the edge of the coach park with no physical separation from the large turning reversing vehicles.

Annoying CYCLISTS DISMOUNT signs to cross a road!

Electric vehicle recharging point in Central Milton Keynes.

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