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Photo listing : obstructions (problem)

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[Image taken 21.11.22] Tanner Row, York. The driver in the HQ Dental (www.hqdental.co.uk/) van has chosen to park on a contraflow cycle lane. The contraflow is towards the camera. The all-users route is away from the camera. The driver went ... [more]

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

[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 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 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Jez has to push the Triobike Taxi through the barriers. Context and links: #187504. Taking it very slowly and using all th ... [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 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Jez positions the Triobike Taxi to try to make it through the barriers. A TransPennine Express York-Scarborough service cr ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The York Bike Belles (https://yorkbikebelles.community/) brand new Triobike Taxi nears the barriers to/from the shared use ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Jez steers the Triobike Taxi to hug the wall leaving space for a cyclist to continue northwards along the west bank of the ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.22] Cinder Mews, Jubilee Terrace, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Jez manoeuvres the as yet unnamed cycle taxi through the chicanes. Context and links: #187500.

[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 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]

Why cyclists don't use cycle lanes no.1,432,807

[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: #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]

[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 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]

[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 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context: #184911. All images Terry Ave today: #184906 and links.

[Image taken 18.7.22] St Marys/Marygate Lane, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #184899.

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. There’s a ‘T’ at the end of the non-motorised users route through the car park. Turn right and you can see the cycle parking though the space between these bollard ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] A parked vehicle and bollards obstruct access to the Sheffield racks. The ‘wheelbenders’ on the right are unprotected from veh ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Access to Asda is via a slope to the left out of shot from the 'cycle circuit' that runs round the retail park. There are posts in the cycle route. There is no signage t ... [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 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]

[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]

[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: #184962] [UPDATE: On 31 May 2022 I received an email saying this post will be removed.] [Image taken 27.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: street view shows the previous site layout.] This post IN t ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: street view shows the previous site layout.] Context and links: #183020. There's no warning there is a post in the centre of the cycle circuit immediately r ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 27.5.22 I saw the branches had gone - the roadworks too.] [Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. A fallen branch and two smaller ones obstruct the pavement at a bus stop. Location: #182648. I reported it to CY ... [more]

[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 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 30.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, from Crichton Avenue, York. The entrance to the (signed) home zone. And one of the speed humps that are disconcerting and painful on a cycle. Other images Wilberforce Avenue: #182103 and links. Oth ... [more]

[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.] 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.] 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 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.

[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] 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.

[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.

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

[Image taken 26.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. This is a lot of bollards. And none spaced to meet current standards - 150cm - ie to make the route permeable to active travel modes (cycling, walking, wheelchairi ... [more]

[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: #184358] [Image taken 17.4.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. Context and other images this issue today: #181788 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]

[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] [Image taken 17.4.22] Wilberforce Avenue, junction with Horner Street, York. Insufficient room for anyone to cycle, scoot or wheelchair through here. Obscured sightlines. Other images this issue today: #181783 and link ... [more]

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

[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]

[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. 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]

[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]

[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: 26.4.22 See: #182073] [Image taken 28.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Another day, a further change to the saga: barriers in, barriers out, one barrier in, left si ... [more]

[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 on 28.3.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. Looking towards the obstruction on the cycle-ped-wheelchair route. The route through the former hospital grounds have been retained. Bootham Park (www.york.gov.uk/Bootha ... [more]

[Image taken on 28.3.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. This is not only an obstruction but also a trip hazard. I was here at around 17.10 on a weekday. There was a constant stream of people using the route (cyclists, pedestr ... [more]

[Image taken on 28.3.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. Even following the removal of the width restriction at pedal height, the gap does not meet current standards. It is just wide enough for a two-wheeled cycle without lugg ... [more]

[Image taken on 28.3.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. View looking towards Bootham. Context and links: #180718.

[Image taken on 28.3.22] Bootham Park Hospital grounds, Bootham, York. Context: #180718. The obstruction to the right of the gate was a "York barrier" (see: #180798). It has been partially dismantled but it's still too narrow to be 'accessi ... [more]

[Image taken 21.3.22] Haxby Cycleway, New Earswick, Huntington/Haxby/York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The barrier that has been reinstated means people cannot ride sociably or someone pass another path user. In explicably the ... [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] Rawcliffe Bar Country Park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] . Other image here today: #180364 and links. I wrote to the cycling team responsible for LTN 1/20 (www.gov.uk/government/publications/cycle-inf ... [more]

[Image taken 16.3.22] Bootham Terrace, junction with Bootham, York. This sign has been in this position/at this angle for at least four days. (And continues to be an issue: #181265.) Bootham Terrace is a very busy pedestrian route to/from t ... [more]

[Image taken 17.2.22]. NCN65, close to Water End (Clifton Bridge is visible in the background), York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] One of several trees that have 'slipped' or tipped in the high winds (Storm Dudley) to block/restr ... [more]

[Image taken30.1.22] NCN65, nearest road Fylingdale Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location and location is only approximate.] Tree blocking this popular cycle-ped-wheelchair route. Likely brought down by Storm Malik yesterday. ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. [NOTE: streetview does not yet show the existence of this ticket booth.] Context: #178363. The restricted width drop kerb leads into the ticket booth. This can be busy so it ma ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, Frederic Street, York. Context: #178364 and links.

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Context: #178364 and links.

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate Lane junction with Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Context: #178077. The compound fencing has been moved to widen the gap between it and the kerb - compare with ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, York. Context: #178357. The patched, uneven surface and those cobbles are no worse than those on Frederic Street (left) which also bounds the car park... and which has many disabled parking spaces on ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate Lane, Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Context: #178354 and links. Other image this restriction: #178358.

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate Lane, Marygate car park, York. Context: #178354 and links. The actual width reduces still further from 89cm (see: #178357) to just 72cm (see: #178360). The pavement is just 105cm – with a kerb on one side an ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate Lane/Frederic Street, Marygate car park, York. Context: #178354 and links. Just 89cm for anyone who can’t/shouldn’t use the pavement. But that’s the actual width. Table 5-3: Additional width at fixed obj ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate Lane/Frederic Street, Marygate car park, York. Context: #178354 and links. Other images today: #178352 and links.

[UPDATE: 1.2.22 I saw the compound/fencing had gone.] [Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate car park, Frederic Street exit/entrance, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Context: #178077. The fencing of the compound reduces the actual wid ... [more]

[UPDATE: 1.2.22 I saw the compound/fencing had gone.] [Image taken 27.1.22] Marygate carpark/Frederic Street junction with Marygate Lane, York. No exit for anyone: mobility scooter users, wheelchair users, people with buggies, people on cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 24.1.22] Marygate Lane junction with Frederic Street (to left), York. Steps to St Mary's/St Mary's Lane to the right of the bollard. Context and links: #178077.

[UPDATE: See: #178222] [Image taken 24.1.22] Marygate Lane junction with Railway Walk (to the right), York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Steps (with cycle runner) to St Mary's at first opening. Works signs last week: #177853. Thi ... [more]

[UPDATE: #178354.] [Image taken 24.1.22] Marygate Lane junction with Railway Walk (to the right), York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Image taken to the show space limitations for all users the temporary compound creates; the unev ... [more]

What fresh hell is this?! https://t.co/lVyBASVowI

[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] 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]

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