Avoiding Lamp Posts

cyclpath is directed around a lamppost ... straight into the side of a glass bus shelter
Steve Bowater

Lamp posts can be a serious hazard when placed in the middle of a cycle path, often making narrow paths completely unuseable. Recognising the problem, Trafford Council has arranged for a this facility, along Park Road in Stretford, to be widened just as it passes, enabling cyclists avoid hitting the lamp post.