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[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (northbound), York. The temporary A-board duplicates the high level (too high?) permanent sign on the other side of the road: Priority over oncoming vehicles. It creates an actual pavement width of 8 ... [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (looking southbound), York. The temporary A-board obstructs the pavement. There is no drop kerb this side for someone in a mobility scooter, wheelchair, a child on a balance bike, someone with wheele ... [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (looking southbound), York. The temporary A-board is a repetition of the high level (too high?) sign. It restricts the pavement width. Actual width is 100cm but usable width is 100 - (50 + 50) = 0. ( ... [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (looking southbound), York. Pavement width and quality meets no standards. Other image and links nearby today: #188013.

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, looking southbound, York. Actual pavement width 105cm. To get the usable width you subtract 20cm from the kerb side ie 85cm. Motorists speed along here. The pedestrian experience is unpleasant at be ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Usable width 102 - 20 = 82. But I would not want to make contact with the speed cushion either so - 20 = 62cm. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context and links: #187792. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context: #187760. The usable width is 126 – (20 + 20) = 86cm. Other images this piece of infra today: #187793, #187794, and debris from damaged vehicles that hit this splitter island: #18779 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Northbound carriageway though taken looking southbound. Usable width for people on cycles: 115 - 20 = 95cm. But I would not want to touch the speed cushion so that's a further 20cm to deduct. ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Southbound. Usable width for people on cycles: 119 - 20 = 99cm. But I would not want to touch the speed cushion so that's a further 20cm to deduct. Therefore the usable width is 79cm. Measure ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Avenue Road/Grosvenor Road, York. New speed cushions drivers simply straddle. Measurements: #187786, #187787. Overview: #187753. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Width of southbound carriageway 300 – (20 + 20) = 260cm. Width of northbound carriageway: #187781. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Original island with keep left symbol on bollard. Note it is a replacement. There’s the evidence of damage behind it. The width of the northbound (the image direction is southbound) carriage ... [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context this image: #187760. Context/overview and links for the traffic calming installed week beginning 14.11.22 see: #187753.

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Note the absence of the two wands. (Compare with the intact structure: #187754.) These were at either end of the splitter island but barely visible after dark. They have a reflective covering ... [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. This local resident was happy to pose for a photo. He said he'd already written three emails to CYC about the new layout and would be writing another today. He is not actually moving and his p ... [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The Aboard is intended to make the road safer. It's pedestrians who need most protection here. 90cm is too narrow. You don't go right up to signs or walls. So the usable space is rather less t ... [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The width here does not meet LTN 1/20 requirements. Table 5-3: Additional width at fixed objects Kerbs 61mm to 150mm high 200. So, the actual width of the cycle channel is 130cm. The usable wi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.11.22] Foss Islands Path, York. (Near the bridge over the River Foss.) [NOTE: Position approximate. No street view at this location] Today, a very gloomy, misty day, the expansion gap was completely obscured by leaves. I bru ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.22] Co-op, Campleshon Road, York. The roundtopped Sheffield racks – I think flattopped Sheffields offer more support and more locking surface area – are not well positioned. One is in front of a louvre. Is this intend ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.22] Co-op, Campleshon Road, York. Sheffields to one side - not visible, not signposted, nowhere near - the new Co-op. Perhaps they support short-stay cycle delivery to the residents? But is this a residents entrance? If s ... [more]

[Image taken 12.11.22] Stirling Road, York. Sheffield stands. Under cover. Space 'head'/'in front' of the supports (ie between the rack and the wall). Close-ish to the entrance of the bowling alley: tenpin (www.tenpin.co.uk/our-locations/yo ... [more]

[Image taken 10.11.22] Ratcliffe Street, junction with Haughton Road, York. Context and links: #187653. Other image today and links: #187649.

[NOTE: 21.11.22 This sign - and another at the junction of Haughton Road and Field View - needs now to be removed. The works have finished. I will email to request this.] [UPDATE: At 16.15 this sign was still in this position and obstructin ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. 5.5.4 in LTN 1/20 (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/951074/cycle-infrastructure-design-ltn-1- ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Space requirements for pavement users 'Typical footway widths for people walking' : https://www.sustrans.org.uk/for-professionals/infrastructure/sustrans-tr ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Image this position in other direction: #187626. Usable width 126cm - (50cm + 20cm) = 56cm. [Explanation: #187629.] Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Image this position in the other direction: #187627. Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Step out, wheelchair out, cycle out from here and your back is to any drivers turning into Denning's Yard access by accident or design. And the vehicles may ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Steep, pronounced camber, a solid wall one one side, a busy road on the other, and just 122cm wide. This location viewed in the other direction: #187625. Co ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. The pavement on the right is as much a desire line across the mouth of this road as is the coloured tarmac link between Foss Islands Path (immediately to t ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Looking uphill along the shared use cycle-ped-scooter-wheelchair route on Crichton Avenue road bridge at the steep incline over the York-Scarborough rail li ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. This is a route for non motorised users. Reasons for people using it include: culture, education, food and other shopping, gardening (there are allotments o ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.22] St Barnabas, Jubilee Terrace, Leeman Road, York. Context and links: #187498.

[Image taken 4.11.22] St Barnabas, Jubilee Terrace, Leeman Road, York. St Barnabas (https://stbarnabasyork.org.uk/) was the site of several of my York firsts. A consultation – about York Central www.yorkcentral.info/; realisation people w ... [more]

[NOTE: I was taking 'measurements' photos on 9.11.22 - see: #187621 and links. A man in a wheelchair arrived at the top of this slope. I asked how it was to use it in a wheelchair. He said, "It's a nightmare." He explained he had the low su ... [more]

[Image taken 27.10.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Aldi staff are storing/displaying the chain’s wares in the covered walkway area. This massively restricts the width of the route plus the nearside spac ... [more]

[Image taken 25.10.22] Terry Avenue (entrance to Rowntree Park car park is first left), York. Re-spaced bollards. Now 84cm, 150cm (the minimum recommended in LTN1/20), 66cm. Context see: #185665.

[Image taken 22.10.22] M X Park, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO32 9GZ. [NOTE: No street view yet at this location] Context and link: #187061.

[Image taken 22.10.22] M X Park, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO32 9GZ. [NOTE: No street view yet at this location] Wasted space, wasted opportunity. 39cm is too narrow store a cycle or even part of one: #183669. The design of the ra ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 4.11.22 I did a count here while waiting for someone - #187500. It was a dry, sunny day though sharp and gusty by the time I was here. In 30 minutes, 15.12-15.42, 74 people passed through. Dog walkers; a runner with a buggy and ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] 54cm is insufficient space ahead of the support racks to accommodate many/most cycles. You need to be able to wheel even a standard length mach ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Someone has managed to get their cycle into this gap of just 48cm. You wouldn't be able to load/unload in situ. You'd have to feed your cycle i ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Raylor Centre, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and comments about the measurements, also links: #186444.

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] How do you get a cycle into these spaces? The access between the supports and the hedge is just 74cm, there’s very little room to m ... [more]

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. The supports are not long enough… you wheel a cycle into cycle parking (or reverse it) and you need space in front of or behind the wheel. If you don’t have an integral ... [more]

[Image taken 22.9.22] Next to Bella Italia, Clifton Moor Gate, York. Other images here today: #186258, #186260. Approaching from off-road segregated cycle route alongside Clifton Moor Gate, the cycle parking is easy to find. It’s also eas ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Both the cycles in the shelter belong to staff. There is no room for customers' cycles. Not only are the supports to close together but there is ju ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The spaces between the supports are just 68cm wide. My cycle - without me next to it and without me pulling it towards me to be able to load up is ... [more]

[Observation: Other trailer flyparked at this Aldi on a later date: #187542.] [Image taken 12.9.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. The trailer is a minimum of 84cm wide. And that's when it is not moving. In use it will require more space. And a gr ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. I (still) don't know if the two Sheffields at right angles to the run of racks are/were intended to be used for cycle parking but they work for longer rigs. The cycle plus trailer is 280cm long. ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 21.9.22 an email from CYC said: "They will not be removed as they are needed to prevent unauthorised vehicle access to the pedestrian/cycle route."] [Image taken 10.9.22] Terry Avenue (Millennium Bridge/Butcher Terrace end), Yor ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] My cycle showing how far in my wheel goes in this crevasse (see: #186004). Other image here today and links: #186002.

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] There is an additional hazard here – a difference of 3cm in height between the two sides of the damage: 7cm and 10cm. The width of ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] I was taking a photo of damage nearby when I heard a shout and brakes. This cyclist just rescued himself from this crevasse. It was i ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The crevasse is 5cm wide and 6cm deep in places. The Backies is a nature reserve (www.york.gov.uk/directory-record/588/clifton-backie ... [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Burger King, Clifton Moor, York. This branch of Burger King burnt down. (Link to newspaper report: #174310.) It is a drive thru. It has been rebuilt. It has toastrack Sheffields by way of cycle parking. This is the wors ... [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Rawcliffe Country Park/Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context and links: #185997. Same problem Clifton Backies: #186002.

[Image taken 5.9.22] Rawcliffe Country Park/Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [Note; No street view at this location.] The dry weather is causing ravines to open up in our motor traffic-free routes. This one is 7cm across at this point and 8 ... [more]

[UPDATE: CBRE, the estate managing agent, responded: "We have again looked into this matter. CBRE’s H&S auditor advises there are no government regulations for cycle storage racks, but guidance as per your email. I appreciate your comment ... [more]

[Image taken 2.9.22] Home Bargains, Clifton Moor/Rawclife, York. I returned today. I found - just - four Sheffield stands (cycle racks) but was unable to use them as the usable spaces were full. Could they be the 'staff provision' too? The ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.22] Rodgers, Julia Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: street view shows the pre-2018 iteration of this outlet.] Context: #175252. City of York Council Planning Enforcement reconsidered. And now Rodgers has pract ... [more]

[UPDATE: #187239] [Image taken 19.8.22] Terry Avenue (entrance to Rowntree Park car park is first left), York. And when there’s grass? Mud, surface water, debris? When the cycle is a trike, has wide luggage? When it’s an adult riding pr ... [more]

[Image taken 19.8.22] Terry Avenue (entrance to Rowntree Park car park is first left), York. Context: #185665. Other related image today and links: #185663.

[UPDATE: #] [Image taken 19.8.22] Terry Avenue (entrance to Rowntree Park car park is first left), York. New bollards. The intention is, I assume, to prevent motorists overshooting the car park and trying to continue ahead (ie towards the c ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. 210cm is tight for two-way pedestrian usage if you have a family, shopping... As there is nothing to say this is not also for people on cycles, it's 90cm too narrow befo ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Entrance to the Asda site from Jockey Lane and a path across the car park to and from the retail outlet for, well, who? Pedestrians and wheelchair users only? Or all non ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 29.7.22 I added 'History' to the end of this caption] [Image taken 17.7.22] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. [NOTE: No street view at this exact location] The total space is 280cm wide. If Sheffields were parked parallel ... [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Flood wall, Dame Judi Dench Walk/Scarborough Bridge/Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Context and links: #184934.

[Image taken 19.7.22] Flood wall, Dame Judi Dench Walk/Scarborough Bridge/Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] This width and design meet no standards for shared use routes. This unassuming gap with its low key slope ... [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Flood wall, Dame Judi Dench Walk/Scarborough Bridge/Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The wall is now 165cm at its highest point. The gap is 140cm. There are now no sightlines over the wall a ... [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Flood wall, Dame Judi Dench Walk/Scarborough Bridge/Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The change in colour of the bricks denotes the previous height. The wall is part of the flood defences of ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Starbucks-Greggs, Foss Islands, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #184890.

[Image taken 18.7.22] Starbucks-Greggs, Foss Islands, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The Sheffields are a non-standard design (made inhouse by the company that owned the restaurant previously on this site?) and are too close ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Tower Gardens, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Well-spaced racks (115cm between the supports) with end spaces that can accommodate longer and/or wider cycles or groups/families sharing locks (see:#185003) ... [more]

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. [NOTE: No exact street view at this location] Location of racks. See also: #184362 and links.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. [NOTE: No exact street view at this location] New spacing: 92cm and 94cm. Context and previous measurements: #167732. Other image this subject today and links: #184361.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The racks were previously just 74cm apart. Context: #167727. Previous image: #169114. In the first week of July, they were re-spaced to the 93cm and 94cm in the image. The planning enforce ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards FIR.) [NOTE No street view at this location.] Part II of: #183672. The driver has now reached the crossing. At what point ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards FIR.) [NOTE No street view at this location.] Context and links to other images elsewhere today: #183671. The vehicle is ... [more]

[UPDATE: #187630] [Image taken 21.6.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards FIR.) The encroaching vehicle and the uncut foliage reduce the width of this very well used route to ju ... [more]

Bootham Bar, St Leonard's Place/High Petergate, York. A Pride sign restricts and obstructs the route for all users. The tarmac is max 67cm on the left and 80cm on the right. There is a height difference between the road and the paving on bo ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. The ‘aisle’ is just 150cm. See: Cycle Infrastructure Design LTN 1/20 Table 11-2: Recommended and minimum dimensions for banks of Sheffield stands in https://assets.publishing.serv ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. The end of a group of racks is where there can be more space not less, and used for oversized rigs or groups, for example a family, sharing locks. However, I don't think it would be p ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Other images of the cycle parking here today and links: #182861. The spacing between the uprights is 96cm and 100cm. This is the minimum recommended. Yet people come here to shop for ... [more]

[Image taken 20.5.22] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The space between the uprights is 128cm. That's practical and appropriate at a retail outlet in a retail park, where you may go with a child onboard, and/or be buying chunky items, or ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] NCN65, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] A moving cyclist requires around 1m of lateral space. On a track just 1.65m that doesn't leave room to pass any other user easily. The lack of vertical features alon ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A runner shows how narrow the original route is... just 1.65cm. Despite this being very popular, a national route, and o ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Smooth tarmac nearly 3m wide. Other images here today and links: #182563.

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Access obstructed for most people let alone at a supermarket which means people will have likely have some or all of: trolleys, bags, dependants, walking ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. Context and links: #181783.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. The prefab that was obstructing the use of this filtered permeability route for cycles-peds-scooters-wheelchairs has been removed. Context: #181783. The bollards ... [more]

[UPDATE: #184360] [Image taken 17.4.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. More encroaching foliage. The pedestrian symbol is mostly worn away and mostly under the spiky, thorny plants. The shared use sign is partially obscu ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. Context and other images this issue today: #181788 and links.

[UPDATE: #184357] [Image taken 17.4.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. Mid-April and the foliage is already encroaching and reducing the width of this shared use route (used by pupils, commuters, leisure riders, shoppers ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. No chance of anyone on a cycle, on foot, in a mobility scooter/wheelchair getting through this gap... Which is who filtered permeability is intended to support. Ot ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. Other images this issue today: #181783, context and links.

[Image taken 17.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. The gap between the bollards does not meet current standards - 1.5m. The works prefab compounds the issue - and on a street that is signed as a home zone - from th ... [more]

[UPDATE: Image from 26.4.22 #182103] [UPDATE: 20.4.22 An email from CYC says: "Thank you for your email. We weren’t aware of the locating of this unit on the highway, however, we have now begun enquiries into who has responsibility for it ... [more]

[UPDATE: 20.4.22 An email from CYC says: "I will ask the contractors to remove the One Way sign and locate it elsewhere." Later image: #181987] [Image taken 14.4.22] Mill Lane, York. The sign leaves only 68cm for pedestrians. It's not enoug ... [more]

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