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Photo listing : other (infrastructure)

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[Image taken 31.7.22] Aldwark, York. The rider of a Nihola (nihola.com/) with a very young child onboard moves to the right to avoid the puddle that forms here every time it rains. I’ll report it again. Aldwark is a key link route round t ... [more]

[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 15.7.22] Railway Walk, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #184778. Other image today and links: #184774.

[UPDATE/EXPLANATION: 21.7.22 A reply from the Haxby Town Council Clerk says: "Unfortunately, the table tennis table was vandalised earlier this year and was broken beyond the affordable cost of repair. One of the side tables was removed (we ... [more]

[Image taken 30.6.22] Aldi, Kathryn Avenue, York. Context: #183018. The person who owns the cycle with the sign on returned as I was taking images. It seems he's running a business selling cycles this way. Other images today and links: #183 ... [more]

[Image taken 26.6.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe/Clifton Moor, York. More clear notices - about the trolleys. Next stop, signage at and to the cycle parking? The cycle is where people who wished to park near the entrance, close to the trolleys and also ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.22] Exhibition Square, St Leonard’s Place, York. The art gallery has bloomed. Or is it exploded? It’s fun and fabulous and another reason to get around actively – you can alight and appreciate, dismount and marvel, s ... [more]

[Image taken 3.6.22] [NOTE: No street view at this location] On a Northern Trains Limited (www.northernrailway.co.uk/) service between York and Leeds via Burley Park. Northern services carry two cycles, officially (www.northernrailway.co.uk ... [more]

[Image taken 3.6.22] On a Northern Trains Limited (www.northernrailway.co.uk/) service between York and Leeds via Burley Park. The owner of this cycle joined a group in another carriage so locked his cycle before he went. Other image with c ... [more]

[Image taken on 4.5.22] National Railway Museum, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Cycles and railways have always gone together. This image is in the Station Hall at the National Railway Museum (www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/). I wa ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Cocoa Works development Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] New Share Respect Enjoy sign. Context: #173459. Comment and links: #182107.

[UPDATE: On 9.6.22 after doing a count at the other end of the car park - see: #169470 - I saw the EV bay on the left in this image had been cleared and was presumably therefore usable. Though the blue paint was barely visible and the logo ... [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Deangate, York. Two adult cycles, one with a child seat with a balance bike strapped to it. This illustrates the sort of city I want to live in: parents can cycle with a child onboard. They are teaching the child to ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Bishopgate Street heading for junction with Price’s Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] People waiting to cross here can enjoy the sight, and, when there are gaps in the motor traffic, the smells ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane. The diversion sign is on the horizon. Until you are actually at the junction and look right, there are no clues as to where to go next. Context and links: #180483. In the d ... [more]

[Image taken on 24.3.22] Black Swan, Peasholme Green, York. Context and links: #180476.

[Image taken 19.3.22] The Hound Lounge, Sleeper Path, New Earswick, Huntington/York. I know about the cat cafe (https://thecatswhiskersyork.co.uk/) in the centre of York but only realised the significance of the name of this place (www.theh ... [more]

[Image taken 28.2.22] Millennium Bridge, looking towards Terry Avenue, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] After the high water levels caused by the storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin recede, mud remains. The two vehicles just vi ... [more]

[Image taken 17.2.22]. Ladies loos, main concourse, railstation, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Now it’s the signs that confuse… The Dyson Airblades have been removed but the posters remain. Context: #179175 and links.

[UPDATE 17.3.22: LNER told me today the Dyson handwashing/drying facilities will be removed from all of their stations. They can't say when they will all be gone but all will go.] [Image taken 17.2.22]. Ladies loos, main concourse, railstat ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.22] Marygate Lane (ahead), junction with Railway Walk (to right of camera), Marygate car park, York. Now the compound has gone, you can see the hedges have been massively cut back. Does this make it safer feeling at night? ... [more]

[Image taken 22.1.22] Grosvenor Terrace, York. I have long meant to do a count here. There are always more people on foot and cycles than in motor vehicles. Yet we all have to get out of their way... pedestrians ducking into gaps between pa ... [more]

[Image taken 20.1.22] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The trough between the p ... [more]

[Image taken 16.1.22] Marygate Lane from St Mary’s, York. Looking over the wall to Marygate Lane/Marygate car park, direction of the rail underpass to/from Bootham Terrace/Longfield Terrace. Note the cobbles. There's a TransPennine Expres ... [more]

[Image taken 16.1.22] Marygate Lane from St Mary’s, York. Looking over the wall to Marygate Lane/Marygate car park, direction of Frederic Street. Note the cobbles. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s/St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking down the steps (no cycle runner) to Marygate Lane. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s to Marygate Lane/Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Note the cycle runner. Note the cobbles at the lower level on the left. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 14.1.22] Inside the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital, Bootham, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Looking out of the existing, chained, gates to Bootham. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 14.1.22] Bootham (direction of Bootham Bar), York. A pedestrian with a cycle pushes into the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital through the gate currently open for active travellers. Note the cobbles on the right. Anyo ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane, at base of steps to/from St Mary's/St Mary's Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #177537. Other images today: #177526 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane, York, looking towards Railway Walk and the tunnel under the York-Scarborough rail line to/from Bootham Terrace. Steps to/from St Mary's in second gap on right (beyond the bollards) see: #177541. [NOTE: N ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane looking towards the underpass to Bootham Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #177537. Other images today: #177526 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane, York. Looking towards Frederic Street. [NOTE: NO streetview at this location.] Steps to/from St Mary's with cycle runner in the opening on the left. Muddy desire line immediately opposite through low fen ... [more]

[Image taken 10.1.22] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The hatched area is the gap to/from the car park and Railway Walk (NCN65) with links to riverside walks, schools, the rail station, tourist accommodation ... [more]

[UPDATE: #182699] [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards James Street. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the OpenSt ... [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]

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 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] 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 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] Context and links: #176 ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. The foliage has been cut back. It improves accessibility for pedestrians without equipment such as buggies. It does not help people for whom the space, turning circle and access are too li ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] This fenced off space is the cycle-pedestrian-wheelchair level access to/from/through the station and the route to Scarborough Bridge, the city, rivers ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Pedestrians must cross the cyclist exit and this is a very busy route to-from the rail station (see: #169506). It also floods: #169496, #169497. Context and links to other images t ... [more]

[UPDATE: Measurements between the bollards: #174633.] [Image taken 5.10.21] Navigation Road, York. Compare this image with this one: #174579. The difference is the number of bollards has been reduced. It was too wet for measuring and chalk ... [more]

[Image taken 4.10.21] Looking towards Bootham Terrace, York. The limited limited space and the angle of the road (uphill towards Bootham) are obvious. The entry-exit point ahead of the rail underpass is just 224cm. For all users: cycles, in ... [more]

[Image taken 2.10.21] Taco Bell, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York. A cone blocks access to the drive-thru. Is this related to my complaints: #173069? Or staff shortages? There was a huge, ‘We’re hiring banner’ facing the road/cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 29.9.21] Foss Islands Road, York, junction with Navigation Road. Lots of signposting, shared use signs, but reversing it - to get from the pavement towards the camera and then turn right into Navigation Road (NCN658 towards Hun ... [more]

[UPDATE: #174579 and links] [Image taken 29.9.21] Navigation Road, junction with Foss Islands Road, York. The route is to be reworked to shut down a rat run: https://yorkmix.com/york-rat-run-to-be-closed-in-two-weeks-time/ Other images here ... [more]

[Image taken 29.9.21] Navigation Road, York. A delivery driver blocks sight lines and reduces safety of all other road/pavement users including people on cycles/scooters emerging from Hungate (NCN658 www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the- ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Original image/caption see: #168287. I was clearly wrong. People have found these racks and recognised them as cycle parking. I am re-posting as the cycles ar ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Butcher Terrace end of the Millennium Bridge, York. Rose, a York resident, with stills film crew. The project is the extra and filmed for the City of York Council Active Travel campaign. Other images today: #174329, #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this exact viewpoint.] Re-marked cycling link to/from this entrance/exit at Joseph Rowntree School. See #174335 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. The previous two crossing lights and activation post on this side of the road have been combined to be a pedestrian crossing on this side of the post in the image and a cycle crossing on the other (bu ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) A warm, sunny school day morning. I did a COUNT between 07.55 and 08.55. COUNT RESULT: 345 people including a Babboe (once in ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. Sunflowers. Other images here today - COUNT: #174175; the steepness of continuation of the route this cyclist is on: #174177. Other 'blooms ... [more]

[Update 11.9.21: The cones and signs have gone. The sandbags remain.] [Image taken 9.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Leftover/abandoned temporary works items create clutter, trip hazards, a ... [more]

[Image taken 7.9.21] Marygate car park/Railway Walk, York [Note: No streetview at this location.] The already limited route to/through the car park (see: #172826) is further reduced by the barricades. They are part of the EV bay works. All ... [more]

[UPDATE: #175077] [Image taken 3.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] To move between platforms there are two tunnels. Pre-covid the white panels were devoid of anything other than directions to the lifts/p ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21.] York rail station, York. The First Class lounge. Is this still an appropriate use of space? The ticket office is now tiny. The ladies loos just round the corner has queues even though some people are wary of travelling ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 25.8.21] Holyrood Drive, York. The photo of this family shows one of the many reasons pavements are for people not for parking on. Where can children learn to scoot, balance bike, get more confident cycling, increase their fitn ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Andy (see: #173446) pushing himself up out of his handcycle using his arm muscles. Next image today: #173450

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Aspirational image but without context. Other images this issue today: #173456, #173457. Other images today: #173445 and links

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Missed opportunity to make the hoardings relevant. There's no text or even a QR code. Was this image taken here? When was it taken? Why was it taken/on what occasion was it taken? Wh ... [more]

[UPDATE: #182108] [Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. The hoardings of the Cocoa Works development (www.thecocoa-works.com/) create a completely blind corner for anyone coming out of Foss Islands Way and anyone turning ... [more]

[Image taken 14.8.21] Library Square, York. Seen on a cycle outside the library. I covet and collect these. Not managed to get any from abroad (yet) though. I call them 'slappers'. But what are they really known as, 'snappers'? For the cycl ... [more]

[Update: #172874] [Image taken 6.8.21] York. Between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York, parallel to one side of Memorial Gardens. There is no sign on Leeman Road directing pedestrians through Memorial Gardens see: #171581, #171372. T ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] Memorial Gardens, West Esplanade/Leeman Road, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This is part of the wheelchair diversion route for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme. The foliage has been tr ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Could the space (just outside Tea Room Square/over the bridge over Leeman Road) ahead be made safe - such that it could take cyclists, pedestrians and wheelchai ... [more]

[Image taken 5.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] For context see: #172826

[Image taken 29.7.21] York. Monroe Close, York. Drivers completely blocking the pavements on both sides. The red car on the left seems to be the same as the one in the streetview image from July 2019. The vehicles obstruct sightlines for al ... [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]

[Update: The contractor for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme removed these two signs and a further one closer to the city walls, on request. They were part of a different set of works and belong to CYC. He alerted CYC who ... [more]

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

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

[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 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]

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

[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] 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]

[Update: on 19.8.21 I saw the dumped cycles had been removed.] [Update: still in situ 17.8.21 see: #173271] [Update see: #173204] [Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. These cycles have a ‘will be removed’ warning on them. (See al ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] York rail station, York. This small-wheeled cycle has sunk up to its axles in the two-tier design of rack here. See: #170490. Other images today see: #171368 and links.

[Update see: #172326.] [Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The red 'No wheelchair access' sign is redundant and therefore clutter and a hazard. Another candidate for my 'redundantsign' collection. There are also no sig ... [more]

[UPDATE: The ramp has been removed #176078.] [Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Accessible space and infrastructure works for many people. This temporary ramp has been added for wheelchair users on the ‘wellingtonrowesplanadelivedi ... [more]

[Image taken 29.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Insufficient space for two groups of pedestrians, a dog and someone on a cycle. Despite the smiles, when the three on the left in the image passed me, one of the men said, 'You should have a be ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Foss Islands Path entry/exit York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) Lower section of the steps. The non-standard materials, dimensions, the narrowness (see: #170966) and the tight turn limit ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) The site (known as Denning’s Yard) behind the camera is the subject of a planning application: 21-01154-FUL. The plans are f ... [more]

[Update: This issue was resolved within a week.] [Image taken 26.6.21] Station Road, York. Uncontrolled plant/tree growth creates a hazard here. Carriageways are narrow, the route is busy and there are buses, coaches and other large vehicle ... [more]

[Image taken 26.7.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap (see: #170378) was blocked so this chap lifted his bike and himself over the fencing. There’s no signage in the car park to exits or directions to anywhere. Note the lights are once a ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.21] Heworth Green (A1036) close to junction with Eboracum Way, York. Uncontrolled vegetation growth creates hazards for cyclists (for example at cycle parking: #170526) and by reducing the width of routes as in this image ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Pre-covid pandemic this was a polluted, chaotic and therefore hazardous area for people on foot, on cycles and in wheelchairs. There were more active travellers than drivers or passengers. Yet it fel ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The tendrils on the plants close to the camera show robust growth. This corridor may appear bucolic and shaded in hot weather but the unchecked plant and tree growth is hugely reducing the actu ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Typical users of this key route between the rail station, tourist accommodation, leisure options and local connections. The women with the wheeled luggage have had to move to enable the people ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Two typical users of this key route between schools, the hospital, hotels and pubs, etc, and the rail station. And the space they require to move comfortably. They are sharing the space not onl ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Bootham, York. Paul on his way to collect his son from nursery at the University. Paul doesn't have a car. His son can now pedal independently but Paul uses his cycle for utility trips too such as food shopping. Paul ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap in the flood walls was temporarily closed earlier this month see: #169880. Today I saw the access to the walks and rides alongside the Ouse was open again. The route is part of NCN65. O ... [more]

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