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[Image taken 6.1.22]. Outline of man in winter layers to show his approximate width - 65cm - at the widest point (shoulders). Compare this with the space available at Hob Moor, York, obstructions: #177337. The metal plates are constricting ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. Context: #177343, #177344, #177345. The bollards are insufficiently far from the kerb to protect someone manoeuvring a cycle in/out of the racks and wheeling it into the road before hopping ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. Context: #177343, #177344, #177346. The racks are well spaced with 1.2m between uprights. However, the racks are too close to the kerb: a standard cycle is 1.8m long (Table 5-1: Size and mi ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. There's a bus stop on the opposite side of the road. It looks perhaps too far away to impact on people using the racks here. But it's not just one service that uses the stop. There can be a ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Spark:York, Piccadilly, York. There is a lot of cycle parking around Spark:York (www.sparkyork.org/). These onstreet toastrack Sheffields are the closest. But not the safest. LTN 1/20 (https://assets.publishing.service. ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cattle grid/widest gap is 120cm. There's just 63cm at head/shoulder height. (To put this into context see width of outline of man in winter urb ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336. Measurements this location: #177342.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Hob Moor Drive, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Beverley Court/Hobstone Court, Hob Moor, York. Other image this location: #177338. Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Beverley Court/Hobstone Court, Hob Moor, York. Other image this location: #177339. Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Green Lane, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336. Outline of this man in these layers to show how tight the upright metal plates at the top of the A frame are: #177378.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Green Lane, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A pedestrian walks unobstructed through the barriers on Hob Moor. The two-level metal gulley that impeded passage through the A frame (the aim being to ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Bluebird Bakery, Acomb Road, York. On the site of the former Bathstore, this branch of Bluebird Bakery (www.bluebirdbakery.co.uk/locations/acomb/) has easy to find, oversized, racks. It’s spacious inside too. Plus it' ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Tanner's Moat, York. When racks are too close to a solid upright cycles cannot be positioned sufficiently far forward to be stable. When a cycle is unstable, the front wheel turns, as here. Loading a cycle, for example ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Fencing has been removed and broken/vandalised. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Fencing panel has been removed/broken/vandalised. Context and links: #177243.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Gate has been removed and broken/vandalised. It is on the route that avoids the cattle grid parallel to it. Prior to the two covid years (2020 and 2021) there we ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Circular damage. Other image this issue: #177241. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Circular damage. Other image this issue today: #177242. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Gap to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. A gate has visibly been removed. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Gate to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Note how new the gate is. It opens towards you. It is often left open: you can see the scrape marks on the ta ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Gate to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Taken to show what it looks like – how wide and attractive the route is when it’s been cleared of vegetation. Compare with this image: ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Entrance to Nestle site, Wigginton Road, York. Clear segregation between peds and cyclists but look at the damaged ramp/tactile paving. This leads to the rural route through Bootham Stray (images from today: #177232, #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Manor Lane, York. The speed cushions are ineffective - they do not reduce motorists' speeds. BUT the effect on people who cycle can be considerable. The cushions have been repaired so extensively there is ‘scar tissue ... [more]

[Image taken 30.7.21] Lendal Bridge, Museum Street/Station Road junction with Rougier Street, York. A common site at this and nearby 'bike boxes'. A local taxi not only over the first ASL but the second too. The damage in the ASL remains - ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: No Streetview at this location.] Covered cycle parking, Sheffields (cycle racks), close to the entrance of the attraction, with room for a family to share a rack/lock(s) a ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: Streetview shows the nearest road - Haxby Road - with a view towards the racks.] A cheering sight: despite the wet weather a group of four on two full-size cycles, and a sm ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Library Square, York. A cheering (and intriguing) sight on a wet, windy day when much of the city's cycle lanes and infra was under water. No rack. No basket. But a trailer. Does the cycle get used for commuting perha ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards FIR. [Note: No str ... [more]

[UPDATE: The leaves here and along the length of Railway Walk and on the yellow hatching at the entry to/exit from the car park were cleared 22.12.21. However the puddle remains as per: #169471.] [Image taken 21.12.21] Steeper of the two sl ... [more]

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Difficult to avoid for all but the most assertive cyclists. One of four images taken today. Other images: #176955, #176956, #176957.

[Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Context: #176929. Note that pedestrians wanting to cross here are forced to wait till drivers have cleared the entry to the mini roundabout. In the fumes. Other images th ... [more]

[Image taken 19.12.21] Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. This is just one example of the damage on Hawthorn Terrace between its junction with Rowan Avenue and Lucombe Way. The remainder runs practically the length of that route. The cracki ... [more]

[Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Other images this issue today: #176927 and links

[UPDATE 22.12.21: Reply from CYC "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." [Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Other images this issue ... [more]

[Image taken 16.12.21] Library Square, York. A cycle with basket and permanent panniers. Set up for utility use. Can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: #176867 and link

[Image taken 16.12.21] Library Square, York. A cycle with retrofitted child seat and a basket. Set up for utility use and family travel. Can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: ... [more]

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Advisory cycle lane markings? Cycleoutline? White lines? Worn away by motor vehicles passing over them. See Comment (autonomous cars): #176779. Other images here today and links: #176809.

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Context and links: #176809.

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Context and links: #176809.

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. CYC put in a pedestrian crossing close to the roundabout. So close it’s at the blind bend. It pushes motorists into the cycle lane... An appalling piece of design which does not address the issues ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Museum Gardens, York. A Zigo - a demountable trike. Other image this cycle: #176783.

[Image taken 14.12.21] Museum Gardens, York. A Zigo (https://myzigo.com/). It's a trike but… the luggage/child carrier detaches from the frame and can be wheeled independently. The front forks (see: #176784) can be dropped into a wheel to ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. [Note: streetview not available at this location.] Another interesting cycle here/near here today. Unusually this cargo cycle is not an e-cycle. I could not see if it was secured to anything. The ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. Other image this cycle (Paris C7 HMB www.gazellebikes.com/en-gb/paris-c7-hmb) see: #176780. One-prong stand. Integral lock. So the cycle does not need the Sheffield rack to support it but it does ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. A Paris C7 HMB. This e-cycle is very smart. It has an upright riding position and permanent panniers – so a ‘York’cycle (machine set up for utility use). But it is heavy. The weight of this ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. When the changes to the roundabout were made the safety for all road users was seemingly not considered. Some drivers can still park here when visiting the Theatre. This image shows the effect on the ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. There is no protection for cyclists continuing over the roundabout on Haxby Road. Drivers try to pass cyclists turning right and continuing straight ahead. Cyclists are at risk no matter where they p ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. At the point the cycle lane (extended to the roundabout in around February 2020) reaches the roundabout it is still only 130cm. See also #176775 and links.

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Look at the detritus in the advisory cycle lane. It’s just 118cm wide and muddy, leafy and therefore slippery. Look at the crowds on the other side of the road. They are making their way to the Jos ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. A further pedestrian refuge opposite another entry/exit from The Cocoa Works. The advisory cycle lane is still 110cm wide but the remainder of the carriageway is now just 3m. Despite this motorists i ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Man carries a child across this fast, busy route with no protection for example speed reducing measures. Context, location and further links: #176770.

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. This is the view of the narrowing from the other direction in: #176767. Will this be the main/an entrance/exit from The Cocoa Works? Will there be no protection for pedestrians trying to cross here? ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Foss Islands Path entrance and exit for all users. Straight off/straight into Haxby Road – no sight lines, no protection, no waiting ‘reservoir’. Other images Haxby Road issues today: #176765. ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. A steep, narrow, route from the Foss Islands Path. Used in both directions, at all hours, in all seasons by people on foot and on cycles, it can be slippery with or the edges obscured by leaves and i ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. The blind summit this side of which people exit this road into Foss Islands Path and emerge out of. Does it look benign? It’s not. High speeds, all sizes of motor vehicles – it’s also a bus rou ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. See: #176765 and links. NOTE: Added 22.12.21. I exited the bike route (on the right in this image) into the road necessarily angled away from the blind summit ready to push off over the cycle lane an ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Exit from Foss Islands Path (see: #176764, #176766, #176768) straight into a busy road with a 30mph limit and a blind summit: #176766, #176767. Advisory cycle lane width: 110cm. Rest of carriageway w ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Exit from Foss Islands Path onto Haxby Road, York. The Hoardings of the Cocoa Works development continue to completely block the sight lines. Yet the development claims to have cycling credentials... Other Cocoa Works ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Marketing suite, The Cocoa Works, Haxby Road, York. A pristine branded cargo cycle. Question to the sales rep: Is it used? Answer: No, it’s for marketing. But funds don’t seemingly run to providing a rack for peop ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Marketing suite, The Cocoa Works, Haxby Road, York. No provision for people arriving actively. We are to wait outside. The continued provision for or references to cars reinforce the second class citizen feeling many ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Marketing site, The Cocoa Works, Haxby Road, York. Designated/formal car parking. No formal cycle provision. The person in the Cocoa Works (www.thecocoa-works.com) sales office said people on cycles could ‘”use th ... [more]

[Image taken 9.12.21] Library Square, York. A vehicle with a distinctive number plate blocks access to cycle racks and seating in what used to be a ‘people space’. Other images this issue here: #167118, #173012. Other image today: #1767 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.12.21] Library Square, York. A classic cycle with retrofitted child seat. Practical around town but can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: #176760.

[Image taken 10.12.21] Burton Stone Lane junction with Horner Street, York. The van for works above Mrs Greedy's cafe completely blocks the pavement - the - only - access to/from the - only - zebra crossing between homes and a Sainsbury's l ... [more]

[Image taken 10.12.21] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Location is approximate.] Direction of travel cracking. This route is a nature reserve so not artificially lit. Plus it is very well used, further, the wid ... [more]

[Image taken 10.12.21] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Location is approximate.] This local reserve is a critical route for people of all ages (meets the 8-80 criteria) and for all reasons and at many hours - t ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View, York. Not one but two vehicles opposite Mrs Greedy's cafe, on the: a) pavement, b) double yellows, c) on the corner, d) obscuring sightlines, and e) often forcing pedestrian ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane close to the junction with Field View, York. The very narrow pavements in the other direction along Burton Stone Lane passing Mrs Greedy’s cafe (see: #176445, #176417), the solid lines of parked ve ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane between the junction with Field View and Crichton Avenue, York. Note the vehicle parked close to the front of the charity shop opposite the junction with Field View. Note the amount of space the truc ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane between the junction with Field View and Crichton Avenue, York. There has been a huge increase in onroad parking on Burton Stone Lane in the past couple of years. Covid – especially in 2021 – see ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, approaching Crichton Avenue, York. Three of the roads from which road users turn into Burton Stone Lane, and at speed as apart from the right turn off Crichton Ave, there is no space to wait for the ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, approaching Crichton Avenue, York. A very skinny lead-in cycle lane. Other images here today: #176464 and links. Surface water here see: #176457

[Image taken 29.11.21] Crichton Avenue, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Illustrating that it’s used by buses, how limited the space for larger vehicles is, the position of the red vehicle cutting the cycle lane and how far back the ... [more]

[Image taken 5.12.21] Burton Stone Lane, close to junction with Crichton Avenue, York. Context: #176457.

[UPDATE 23.12.21: CYC knocked this back on 8.12.21 saying: "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." However, each time it rains - as today - the area disappears under ... [more]

Great that there is a gap for cyclists in this road closure in Ebor Street at long last. Pity the the design does not accomodate the width of the cargo bike or take note of design advice for a 1.5m gap for cyclists in LTN 1/20. @CityofYork ... [more]

[Image taken 1.12.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links. Other images today: #176461, #176462, #176463.

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links. (Streetview also illustrates one of the results of pavement parking: two people - one who does not have a choice - are in the road.)

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking on the other side of the street. This side (close to the junction with Haughton Road) has been patched many times. It has a variety of surfaces and today part of it was icy. The blac ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. The pavement narrows considerably here. Images this location about pavement parking: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Field View, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Pavement parking on a corner and on double yellows. Context: #176444. Other images this issue: #176442 and links

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View, York. There are double yellows on the corner. Despite these drivers park here while they eat in the cafe; pick up food from it (and drive away with it, or sit in their vehi ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Field View, York. Pavement parking. Other images this issue: #176442 and links.

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Crichton Avenue, York. Location of potholes in: #176434. Other image nearby: #176436 and links.

[UPDATE: 4 weeks later and the hole is larger and deeper. See: #177229.] [UPDATE: My request for this damage to be repaired has been refused. "Thank you for your Water and drainage problem report submitted on 07/12/2021 11:43. The current ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Details of the company doing the works, who it is on behalf of and a contact number, though not the duration of works. Context: #176416. Other im ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Unattended kit. Could be vandalised, stolen or put to nefarious purpose. Other images here today: #176416. Other images today: #176415 and links.

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Just 78cm to pass this sign. This tall, thin person was happy to pose to illustrate how tight the space is... But also, being male, his widest ar ... [more]

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