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[Image taken 26.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Surely this sign can be removed now. Together with the redundant barriers in: #172631.

[Image taken 28.7.21] Deangate/Minster Yard, York. On my way through (in the direction the camera is facing) there was a York, yellow, minibus where this car is. It was disgorging a group of passengers into the path of people cycling in th ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. 16.30-ish and at the works compound behind me looked as if everyone had left. So I lugged the signs, the sandbags and the cone out the way. They are very heavy but there was no-one here just then t ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Tanner Row, York. Cargo cycle, design Bullitt (www.larryvsharry.com) extended the variety of transport modes here. Other image this location today: #172632. Other images today: #172629 and links.

[Image taken 28.7.21] Tanner Row, York. Another cone not in place so not doing its job but instead blocking access to other infra, in this case Sheffield racks (cycle parking). Search on 'redundantcone' for more instances. Other image this ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Plus, despite the dark spells during storms, the lighting was not on. Other images this issue here today: #172629 a ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Other images this issue here today: #172629 and links. Other images today: #172632, #172633, #172634, #172635

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Other images this issue here today: #172630, #172631. Other images today: #172632, #172633, #172634, #172635

[Image taken 27.7.21] Museum Street, York. I was behind this driver as he crossed Lendal Bridge. He had also obstructed the other (clearly marked) Keep clear space meaning the island was inaccessible to everyone trying to cross on foot incl ... [more]

[Image taken 27.7.21] Marygate car park, York. (Note: no streetview at this location.) There are light fittings along half of the hoardings only. They were on today but they don’t throw out much light. During 2020 this route was vibrant, ... [more]

[Image taken 27.7.21] Marygate car park, York. (Note: no streetview at this location.) The barricades (there's a second one against the fence in the background), the sandbags (intact and damaged) remain as trip hazards. They are now also at ... [more]

[Image taken 27.7.21] Marygate car park, York. (Note: no streetview at this location.) The only exit/entrance between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair link passing it is blocked. The route through the car park is also used by peopl ... [more]

[Image taken 22.7.21] Marygate car park. (No streetview at this location.) The greenery has been cut back along the fencing but remains overhead. Other issue with unchecked greenery and blind users read updated caption for: #172059. See als ... [more]

[Image taken 22.7.21] Marygate car park. (No streetview at this location.) Behind this one of the two original barricades (see: #169993) the gap in the fencing has been replaced. Therefore there is now just one entry/exit on this side. The ... [more]

[Image taken 25.7.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. This is the 'accessible' entry to/exit from Bootham Stray. This is a short, rural, quiet, flat, well surfaced greenway. It is a critical link between New Earswick (Haxby/Huntington) and Y ... [more]

[Image taken 25.7.21] The approach (on both sides) to the pedestrian crossing between Dunelm and the shared-used cycle-ped-wheelchair link between this retail park and the neighbouring one (see: #161559), has been resurfaced. It had fissure ... [more]

[Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with White Cross Road, York. The man in the doorway came out to see what I was taking photos of (see: #172424, #172425, #172426, #172427). I had tried to close the door myself but it the loc ... [more]

[Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with White Cross Road, York. This person needs more space to park his rig than is available here: #172426. The Tier bays are located where someone with a longer or wider cycle could park. Th ... [more]

[Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with White Cross Road, York. The rack on the right is loose. It doesn’t lift out but it does move back and forth. The shop owner said it was hit by a driver – a couple of years ago. Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with White Cross Road, York. The space for moving/manoeuvring here is very limited. There is a lot of street furniture in a very compact space. It includes a post box, two Sheffields (cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 23.7.21] Londis, Haxby Road junction with White Cross Road, York. Tier scooters and a Tier cycle in a bay. I chose the good practice category due to the hire cycles but see: #172425, #172426, #172427. All Tier bays documented: ... [more]

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. See context in: #172391.

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. (Note: streetview shows the old layout of the retail park.) Parking on the cycle route is commonplace, as is walking. See #157150 and #157148 and links. This driver was almost certainly p ... [more]

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. (Note: Streetview still shows images of the retail park before it was revamped in, I think, 2020.) Not sure of the significance of the 2m sticker between racks that at only 72cm wide are ... [more]

[Image taken 21.7.21] Heworth Green, York. The works here are to do with the development of The Gasworks (https://thegas.works/). The ‘Do not overtake cyclists’ sign on this side of the temporary lights is very visible. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The pole obscures and distracts from the temporary infra intended to keep cyclists exiting the contraflow here safe and making it easier for them to cross to the further carriageway. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. If the road were always this empty, exiting the cycle contraflow on Leeman Road whether to cross to the furthest carriageway or to join the nearside lane would not be the risky manoeuvre it actual ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The cyclist exiting the contraflow from Leeman Road and heading for the furthest carriageway has to get this far out before s/he can see/be seen. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The lights for the temporary crossing on red. The one on the left gets turned round and both get obscured by other vehicles and infra, or drivers simply don't see them and continue at speed as a c ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Signage warning road users of temporary lights. And the lights themselves - facing the correct way. See: #172327, #172329, #172330

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. View from the cycle contraflow from Leeman Road partly obscured by the temporary infra put in the aid cyclists’ safety – the signs warning of the crossing and the light intended to hold road u ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. View from the cycle contraflow from Leeman Road. If there is a bus at the stop the sightlines are hugely reduced - for the cyclist and any road user approaching. Other images today: #172321 and li ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Nine hours after I took this photo: #172328 the signs have not been righted. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Sign now realigned - one I could actually reach and do myself. Compare with #171371. All images here today: #172324 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Field View, York. Sign obscured until this point - but due to the narrow carriageway and pavement parking all road users need to be looking ahead. Other image this issue: #172338. All images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Field View, York. Futile sign. Context image this issue: #172339. All images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Information overload in a short distance with possible fatal consequences for people crossing from the left (a contraflow cycle lane) into this carriageway. Extended caption #172327. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The vehicle here is obstructing sight of temporary crossing lights for people on cycles needing to reach this lane. Other images here today: #172327, #172328, #172330. Other images today: #172321 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The two works signs have fallen over. (See also: #172341.) The driver of the vehicle in the image drove away without setting them up. Context and safety warning: #172327. Further image of the effe ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. I’ve used the crossing between Leeman Road a contraflow on the left between where the square red sign and the square yellow sign in at the back of this image on the left-hand side to this carria ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Compare with: #171372. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Context image for #172324 to show the crossing that is hidden when the foliage is not kept cut back. This junction is not well designed as it is a popular route for pedestrians. More ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. The overgrown foliage creates a completely blind corner. It may also dampen sound that could alert you to people approaching (pedestrians, wheelchair users). This is part of the dive ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The Network Rail employee removed this split bag (therefore redundant and a trip hazard) on his own initiative. Context image: #172322. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] One of two barricades that have, it appears, been abandoned. They have been moved around. The sandbags and the feet are trip hazards. The black bag is n ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Cutting of the foliage growing through and over the fence alongside the York-Scarborough railway. It was restricting the width of this critical cycle-pe ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been relocated. The original markings are still visible. Other image this subject today: #172110 and links

[Image taken 17.7.21] Bootham, York. Around 35m before the turning, this driver is about to cross the centre line and drive partly in the oncoming lane to reach Marygate. Other images this issue today: #172112 and links

[Image taken 17.7.21] Bootham, York. Drivers get impatient waiting and exit the queue to drive on the wrong side of the road to turn into Marygate. However, they are unable to see into the turn. Plus, for anyone on Bootham heading towards t ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been moved. They blocked access to/from the Sheffields (cycle racks). They prevented access to the information totem. Other image this subject today: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.21] Bootham Crescent junction with Bootham, York. Other Tier images today: #172110, #172114. Other images today: #172112, #172113. All Tier hire scooter sites documented see: #164663.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See: #170558 and discussion. Other images today: #172057 and links.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Library Square, York. (See also: #167118) Following the closure of the council offices here and their conversion into high-priced housing, this area became a space for people, repose, encounters and conversations. It w ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See context: #172061 and links.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The only exit/entrance on this side of the car park between it and the key cycle-ped-wheelchair route – including NCN65 – that passes it. Local peop ... [more]

Note added 25.7.21. This black bin is for depositing dog waste. Over several months the briars and (see: #169951) nettles grew over it. On 23.7.21 I was here with the CYC walking and cycling officer to put my view the infra here is critical ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Greenery from the rail line side of the railings has been cut back. Compare with #169951 and #169952. Other images here today: #172057 and links.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Diversion for continuation of Environment Agency floodworks-related activities. Other images today: Marygate car park: #172058, #172059, #172061, #17206 ... [more]

[Image taken 13.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See: #171941.

[Image taken 13.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See: #171941.

[Image taken 13.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Unchecked plant growth is exacerbating the issues introduced by the hoardings (casting shadows, obstructing views of the places you want to get to, mak ... [more]

[Image taken 13.7.21] Parliament Street, York. Table tennis in the city centre. Part of the Summer of Sport (until Sunday 5 September 2021) www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19433194.york-embraces-summer-sport/ Alas, these are nothing to do with me ... [more]

[Image taken 13.7.21] Exhibition Square, York. Transformation. Including Buzz About York planters (see link on: #170586). Compare with #160828 and links. I'd still like to see table tennis offered in the city centre year round. There's usua ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Lendal Bridge, Station Road junction with Rougier Street, York. I have been reporting the (latest) cracking here since 27.12.2019. I have rechased this today as I saw that the wheels of every vehicle that went into it ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Esplanade car park, York. Gate now secured open at least temporarily: previous situation: #171369. This path is part of the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bri ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Leeman Road, York. The flooding in the cycle lane (see: #171908) continues into the pedestrian crossing. I have an email trail that shows I reported this issue in December 2018. It refers to my having raised it on a pr ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Leeman Road, York. Most of the width of this narrow cycle contraflow is under water. Real likelihood of people cycling in it getting flats. More people than usual are using this route as it is part of the Wellington Ro ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] George Hudson Street (direction of Rougier Street), York. This oversized sign is angled away from the road which means it may not be seen by those it is aimed at. It needs moving: to make it visible, to remove the obst ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Station Road, York. The clutter and confusion resulting from the plethora of diversion signs for the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bridge (search on ‘wellingtonrowesplanadel ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Leeman Road, York cycle contraflow. Cone obstructing the pavement. This is part of the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bridge. It is also the signposted route for wheelchair use ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This frond is now 120cm wide – thus reducing the width of the cycle-ped-wheelchair route to 200cm. It is also just 120cm tall. Uncontrolled growth is ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Details of damage to fencing between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it. Other images this issue today: #171864 and links to ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Damage to fencing between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it. (I was able to take a photo as there were few vehicle ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Looking from the EV charging bay(s) towards: a) right - the currently unprotected exit/access between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Looking from the currently unprotected exit/access between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it, towards the EV charg ... [more]

[Additional images: #172061 and #172063.] [Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Between the end of the car just visible on the left and the foliage is an exit/entrance for cyclists-peds-whee ... [more]

[Additional images: #172061 and #172063.] [Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] To the right of the car is the only entrance/exit connecting the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route b ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.19] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). This handrail is used to secure cycles to. Definitely 'needs must' not 'best practice'. I'm baffled a Church does not unde ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.19] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/) This ad hoc accommodating of people who cycle is considered acceptable by the Church. There is a small car park but not ev ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). Happening on these was a welcome surprise. The email exchange with the Church in July 2019 had given me the impression it ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Bishopthorpe Road, junction with Nunthorpe Drive, York. Tier hire e-scooter and e-cycle bays outside The Winning Post (www.winningpostyork.co.uk). There is room for cycle racks to have been installed here. Tier scooter ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Ramp between Scarborough Bridge and West Esplanade, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] Is this cycle secured here an indication cycle parking is needed nearby? Or signposting to the existing provis ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] cineworld, Vangarde/Monks Cross, off New Lane/Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] Second time in as many weeks to this frontage to find people have either mistaken the ra ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] The lighting was not on, on the hoardings again today. For once I was able to get an image that shows how dark it is. (The lights don't continu ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview image here.] The plant growth – including briars - from the rail line (behind a fence to the left) is now as long as 94cm in places. This leaves 220cm for all users. LTN 1 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, York. Two typical users. They are being squeezed by plant growth coming through from the rail line to their right, see: #171731 Other images today: #171721 and links.

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park [Note: No streetview image here.] I asked this pedestrian for permission to take a photo. She is one of many people who visibly have mobility issues (there will be many people with invisible issues too ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] Duncombe Place, junction with Minster Yard, York. This Leathams (https://leathams.com/) driver has not acknowledged the route through the bollards is busier than the one he has used to get here or recognised this is an ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. Greenery has been cut back but sight lines for all are blocked by the parked vehicles. This location today see also: #171725 and links

[Image taken 9.7.21] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. Greenery has now been cut compare with: #170159 and #170252. This location today see also: #171727. Other images today: #171721 and links.

[Image taken 9.7.21] New Lane, Huntington, York. 30mph on one side, 40mph on the other. Despite the narrowness of the carriageways, the lack of sightlines - both directions. In the direction of the camera a short distance further on there i ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] Esplanade car park, York. Dumped pillars or bollards presumably removed for the diversion (search on wellingtonrowesplanadelivediversion) in place during the replacement of the flood gates under Lendal Bridge. They are ... [more]

[Update: #172340] [Image taken 8.7.21] Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road-side), York. All this signage is for the Wellington Row Esplanade diversion while the flood gates under Lendal Bridge are replaced. But no-one has noticed that the blue si ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The barricade is reducing the width of the route. It also reduces the attractiveness and feeling of safety. But it does help keep track of the growth throu ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. The racks here are mostly too close together (see: #166683). Unless you ride something this size with no luggage. Other images today see: #171575 and links.

Image taken 8.7.21] Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road-side), York. Contradictory signage for the Wellington Row Esplanade diversion. And none for pedestrians at any time to tell them the river and Scarborough Bridge can be reached through here. ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] A recurring issue. This sign outside the Royal Mail sorting office gets obscured by growth from that property. I've reported it: the end of lockdown and school holidays are imminent ahead! NOTE: No streetview at this l ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station message on sign. But who is the contact to ask if it can be removed/check on and picked up each day? LNER? CYC? Why don't organisations label their signs? And provide a 'return to/report a problem' pho ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station fallen sign. Does it get picked up only to be knocked over again? It was on the ground on 5.7.21 see #171404. I picked it up. See message: #171576. Note: No streetview at this location. Other images t ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.21] Tanner Row, York. I took the image simply to show the racks are used. Even during Stage 3 Lockdown when people are still being asked to work from home, there were eight cycles on these Sheffields (racks) at 16.00ish tod ... [more]

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