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[Image taken 22.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York (looking northbound). ‘Traffic calming’ scheme overview and links: #187753. This driver was parked just ahead of the new 'cycle channel'. If someone on a cycle uses these they are sidelined ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Surface water, fallen barricade. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. I asked this couple if I could take this photo. They agreed immediately. They are on the pavement on the east side and heading north. They are therefore facing the oncoming traffic. People hea ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Completely obstructed pavement. The traffic calming scheme is supposed to deliver benefits for pedestrians as well as other non motorised users of the route. See obvious effect on pedestrians: ... [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. The Aboard is intended to give directions to road users that makes the street safer. But it obstructs the cycle channel. Plus, the sandbag has split creating a further hazard should someone be ... [more]

[Image taken 11.11.22] Alder Way, New Earswick, entrance/exit Bootham Stray. This woman and her child in a trailer were off to the pool at New Earswick (www.friendsofnewearswickpool.co.uk/). We were off to the cafe (https://newearswickfolkh ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Motor traffic-free link route between Foss Islands Road and James Street, York. (Looking towards James Street.) The foliage that restricted the usable width of this route has been cut. Context: #183671. Other images th ... [more]

[Image taken 7.11.22] Crichton Avenue, junction with Ashton Avenue (close to roundabout), York. This is the third or fourth time this year I've encountered a driver parking obstructing the segregated cycle-ped off road route or, as here, ob ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Julie gets out. Context and links: #187504.

[Image taken 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The barriers are too close for Jez to be able to ride the Triobike Taxi through. Context and links: #187504.

[Image taken 3.11.22] Blake Street, York. It looks as if the trike rider arrived after the cycle to the left had been parked. It looks as if the trike is trapping the blue cycle. If that person has mobility issues and can't lift the cycle a ... [more]

[Image taken 30.10.22] Monks Cross Shopping Park, Huntington/York. These two cyclists said they liked shopping here because of the convenient cycle facilities. They had come from the neighbouring Vangarde site. They said that retail park is ... [more]

[Image taken 30.10.22] Monks Cross Shopping Park, Huntington/York. I was just thinking: “No driver has parked on the cycle circuit on my way round or on my way back…” And then I saw two had. Context: #185426. Other image today and lin ... [more]

[Image taken 30.10.22] Monks Cross Shopping Park, Huntington/York. [NOTE: The street view image shows the previous layout of the Park.] Tier hire e-scooters are: obstructing the Sheffields racks (cycle parking); b) have fallen into family c ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.22] Looking into High Petergate from the junction with Duncombe Place, York. Since March 2020 it's been open to cyclists at all times - in the direction of the arrow/towards the camera. (https://yorkcyclecampaign.bike/202 ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185426. This driver told me: he had broken down and was waiting for help, that he couldn’t move his vehicle off the ‘cycle circuit’ because he was ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.22] Duncombe Place junction with Minster Yard, York. Another day, another driver (and companion) obstructing the bollards and making it less attractive, easy or safe to move around on cycles, foot, in a wheelchair... Both ... [more]

[Image taken 1.10.22] Monk Bar, York. A driver obstructs the cycle lane leaving no safe way through when we have a green light but drivers are held by the red. Other image this issue on different date (and links): #175350. Other images toda ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #186175, #186206. No space again for my cycle in the racks today. Two spaces used by staff cycles - no racks, no luggage, no attachments. ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #186175, #186206. Screwfix is coming out of this rather well. The fast response to my initial email, the keeping in contact with me and, a ... [more]

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links: #186295.

[Image taken 25.9.22] Screwfix (Clifton Moor), Stirling Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Why does someone put cycle parking behind car parking? Why is it not picked up by planners that if there is motor vehicle parking in ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] In the around 10 minutes I was here today, this driver obstructed the entrance... as did this one: #186208. Such entitlement, such selfishness, is ... [more]

[UPDATE: See #186206] [Image taken 15.9.22] Screwfix, James Street. York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Boxed in by the drivers of: the dark vehicle on the far side of the cycle shelter (is that even intended for people to park on ... [more]

[Image taken 10.9.22] Terry Avenue (Millennium Bridge/Butcher Terrace end), York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The shared use route is not yet fully open. Context and links: #186099.

[Update: More recent instance of a driver stopping here: #187308.] [Image taken 8.9.22] Coppergate (Nessgate/Clifford Street end), York. I saw the new markings/the moved planter (context and links: #186045). I thought, The new markings are ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.22] St Andrewgate, York. Two vehicles obstruct the bollards. I could just squeeze through the gap. (One of my panniers was empty, the other was not full.) But the drivers have stopped on double yellows and are obstructing ... [more]

[Image taken 27.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185804. A Homesense employee helps the customer load his purchase. Thereby condoning the parking on the cycle circuit.

[Image taken 27.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #185277. A Homesense customer parks on the cycle circuit while he goes into the shop. A cyclist (also a retail park customer) has to leave what should be ... [more]

[Image taken 26.8.22] Clifton Backies, York. This is a York barrier. My front panniers came off as I tried to pass through. Then I stuck fast. My pedal is wedged against the lower part of this obstruction. It took to-ing and fro-ing and lif ... [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]

[Later image of a trailer in the opposite direction: #186101.] [Image taken 19.8.22] Terry Avenue (behind), near junction of Butcher Terrace (right), Millennium Bridge (ahead), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] New bollards. Th ... [more]

[Image taken 19.8.22] Terry Avenue (ahead), near junction of Butcher Terrace (behind camera left), Millennium Bridge (behind camera, right), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] I was perplexed that yet more bollards (obstructions ... [more]

[Image taken 10.8.22] Greggs, Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. There are two loading bays at this retail area. This is the closest to Greggs. It’s around 50m from where the driver parked on the cycle circuit. Other i ... [more]

[Image taken 10.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Other image this problem today and links: #185426.

[Image taken 10.8.22] Greggs, Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The route could not be more clearly marked – that coloured tarmac. The intended user group could not be more clearly shown – those cycle symbols on the ... [more]

[Image taken 3.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Other image this problem today and links: #185277.

[10.8.22: A more recent image of obstruction here: #185426] [Image taken 3.8.22] Monks Cross Retail Park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #173310. I went into TK Maxx and up to Homesense (www.homesense.com/stores/York_Monks_Cross). I ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 21.7.22 I saw the Road Closed sign had been removed.] [Image taken 19.7.22] Coppergate (Nessgate end), York. The temporary Road Closed sign is a hazard. It further reduces the already limited space for people turning at a tight ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The bollards should be permeable. There are disabled parking spaces the other side of them. Other image here today and links: #183854.

[Image taken 4.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #183403. Other image here today: #183855. Other image today and links: #183853.

[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]

[Image taken 18.6.22] Bootham Bar, St Leonard's Place/High Petergate, York. Context and links: #183638. The Council's A board policy (aimed at businesses) www.york.gov.uk/downloads/file/1218/-a-boards-policy says: "There is a necessity to e ... [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]

[Later image: #183853.] [Image taken 17.6.22] Coppergate (Nessgate end) York. The fallen sign to the right of the giant planter leaves no gap - for these pedestrians - but also for people on cycles turning from Clifford Street into Copperga ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 21.7.22 I saw the Road Closed sign had been removed.] [Image taken 17.6.22] Coppergate (Nessgate end) York. Oversized planter. Overkill? The narrow gaps to pass it makes access for people on cycles turning right (from Clifford ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.22] Bootham Bar/High Petergate, York. Once again a driver is stopped in front of the bollard. This means legitimate users of the route (cyclists/hire e-scooter riders) cannot pass through. Filtered permeability only works w ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. In addition to the Greggs, there is now also a Cooplands (https://cooplands-bakery.co.uk/) here. By its appearance this area is for pedestrians. It has become de f ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.22] Waitrose, Foss Islands Road, York. Car parks are polluted and unpleasant places. They are also potentially dangerous for everyone moving around outside of a car (and stressful for a driver inside). All too often superm ... [more]

[Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #175978. Other images and links (different issues) today: #182641.

[Image taken 13.5.22] Bootham Bar/High Petergate, York. This delivery driver is obstructing the bollards that keep the route open to people on cycles and possibly also mobility scooter and wheelchair users as the pavements are narrow. There ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.22] Precentor’s Court/High Petergate, at the filtered permeability junction with Minster Yard, York. The driver (engine running) was parked across the cycle lane preventing its use and blocking all sightlines. Context an ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. A York Cars taxi 558 blocks the cycle circuit. Context: #175978. Other image today (also of obstruction of a cycle route): #182536.

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. Context: #182523. The hospital with an A&E department is around 1km straight over this junction. It’s also the route that ambulances use to access other parts of the city. ( ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Gillygate, York. By obstructing the ASL this driver prevents people on cycles from the original reasons for installing them: being visible and being ahead of the pollution. At this junction, if you arrive to find the ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Library Square, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links to all images from today: #182481. It strikes me this issue is like the school run conundrum: you want to keep your kids safe so you take ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Library Square, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] A motorist drives into what used to be a 'people' space until 2021. The driver waits with his engine running. He is polluting the space with toxic fumes, ad ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. The driver of the white car is obstructing the large 'Keep clear' lettering that was repainted at the end of March 2022. Compare with: #182471. Other instance, other lane today ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. The driver of the blue van is obstructing the large 'Keep clear' lettering that was repainted at the end of March 2022. Compare with: #182471. Other instance, other lane today: ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and links: #182468. All other images today and links: #182461.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and links: #182468. All other images today and links: #182461.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. This is a very common situation here. Yet I have not heard it discussed by CYC. Bus drivers (tourist and service) use the parking bays on the Art Galley side of the road to pic ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. I considered taking a photo of this driver/this vehicle a few seconds before I took this one... S/he had been in the Bootham turn lane (next to the bus) and not in the ASL. I w ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and all links today: #182461. Gillygate lane ASL completely obstructed. The driver continued into the ASL: she/he had a choice. She/he did not get 'caught out'. In my e ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. As per: #182464. Context and all links today: #182461.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and all links today: #182461. Gillygate lane ASL completely obstructed. The driver continued into the ASL: she/he had a choice. She/he did not get 'caught out'.

[Image taken on 4.5.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [No streetview at this location.] I and a friend chopped down the branches on Thursday, the day after I saw there was a problem here [s ... [more]

[Image taken 30.4.22] Museum Street, York. There's KEEP CLEAR in huge letters under this bus. There's also a cycle-specific right turn reservoir (https://goo.gl/maps/q8NxxJKZBf4NFJjLA) which this vehicle is obstructing. It is intended to en ... [more]

[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 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The obstructions and the extent of the obstructions. Other images here today: #182295 and links.

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Access to/from the cycle parking and the child-adult car parking to the entrance/exit of the discounter is obstructed. Access to/from the cycle parking a ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] All but one of the car parking spaces are full. No access to/from the cycle parking. The gaps between the parked vehicles are too narrow to use (see: #18 ... [more]

[Image taken 27.4.22] Bootham Stray, close to pedestrian link to Wigginton Road, just north of Nestle, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A tree is falling and over the very well used cycle-ped-wheelchair link between York (Foss ... [more]

[UPDATE: #182405] [Image taken 27.4.22] Bootham Stray, close to pedestrian link to Wigginton Road, just north of Nestle, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #182070. Today, I and another route user cut back the branches a ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Wickes, Lysander Close, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #182126. Other images cycle parking access issues here: #181645, #182122. Other images, other issues elsewhere today and links: #182070.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Wickes, Lysander Close, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #181645, #182122. There's quite a lot (likely enough) room for someone with a longer, wider, heavier, cycle and/or one with a trailer to ma ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Wickes, Lysander Close, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #181645, #182122. I can see what I know to be Sheffield racks/cycle parking but the bollards, the bin and the trolley (see also: #182126, # ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The sheep pen barriers/obstructions (see: #180450) have been gone (again) for a couple of weeks. This is a steep incline. Yo ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Detail of hazard in #182071 and #182070.

[Image taken 26.4.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Location of hazard in #182070. Further image this issue: #182072.

[UPDATE: #182131] [Image taken 26.4.22] Start of Bootham Stray, just north of Nestle entrance, off Wigginton Road, York. [No streetview at this location.] Falling/sprouting tree, leaving just 75cm of track free. Practically invisible even i ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. This Northern Gas Networks sign was obstructing the pavement (and must have been doing so even before it fell). It was light enough for me to move (see: #181993). Other images relati ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Field View junction with Haughton Road (northern end), York. Context and links: #181979.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Field View junction with Haughton Road (northern end), York. The pavement the dropped kerbs in: #181976 lead to is obstructed by a hedge that the residents do not keep trimmed back (view from the approach on the other ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Kathryn Avenue, car park, York Community Stadium Leisure Complex, Huntington, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This vehicle advertising the local radio station YO1 (https://yo1radio.co.uk/) was obstructin ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.4.22] St Andrewgate, York. The driver of this vehicle is obstructing the filtered permeability. The bollards may seem like a dead end to motorists but they are there for a reason: because the road is open, just not to moto ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.4.22] Aldwark, York. The road closed sign further narrows a route that is already restricted widthwise. The road ahead closed sign must be aimed at emergency vehicles because Aldwark has filtered permeability bollards at i ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.4.22] Aldwark, York. Context: #181274. Previous images here: #181468, #181605. Sapphire Utility Solutions (sus.co.uk) responded to my complaints by taking action on Friday 8 April 2022. However, how can this be a solution? ... [more]

[Image taken on 1.4.22] Micklegate, York. The caption for the previous image here a year ago see: #164327) quotes a Tier employee and a CYC representative who say this is a temporary situation. Related issue here today: #181273. Other Tier- ... [more]

[Image taken on 1.1.20] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. The ‘York barrier’ restricts all users (see: #180730 and links). It is a barrier for all designs of rig too, including small-wheeled cycles such as folders.

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] Unobstructed view of the double whammy barriers here: a very narrow cattlegrid on blind bends at both approaches and ... [more]

[Image taken 28.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The dimensions even with the second barrier (see 'before' or rather 'interim' image: #180450) removed do not meet current st ... [more]

[UPDATE: 15.4.22] Saw both barriers have been removed again. None lying around this time. [Image taken 28.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The barrier is now on the 'downhil ... [more]

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