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Photo listing : road environments (problem)

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[Image taken 27.11.22] Tennyson Avenue, York. Obstructed pavements. Other images nearby today: #188014, #188016, #188017, #188018, #188019, #188020, #188021, #188022, #188025, #188029, #188030, #188032, #188033, #188034, #188035, #188036.

[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, York. Moved bus stop has unsightly temporary barricading which it not doing its job but is creating a substantial trip hazard for people waiting/alighting. Overview of the measures intended to calm ... [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 22.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York (southbound). Context: #187760. As I cycled south I saw a knot of people including one I recognised as a resident who I had spoken to on Friday. One was a woman. I asked her if her name was the ... [more]

[Image taken 22.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. This is the size and weight of vehicle that will turn into and out of Denning's Yard access if planning is granted for any development (see: #187304 and links). CYC must develop a ... [more]

[Image taken 21.11.22] Tanner Row east of Rougier Street, York. 'John' is colourful. Context: #187750. Other image today: #187829.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context and links: #187784. I don’t know if it was this driver who activated the VAS. But note the road position of this vehicle. 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. People in mobility scooters (on pavement, right) have to battle with pollution, high vehicle speeds, narrow pavements and obstructions: #187759, #187796, #187800. Other image today and links: ... [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: #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. Debris in the road and exposed metal rods on the splitter island (right). Context: #187761. Other image today and links: #187780

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Looking southbound towards the northern set of the measures (intended to calm traffic and improve the non motorised user experience) at either end of the ‘pound’. Context: #187753. Other i ... [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Note the cyclist on the pavement. For a possible explanation see: #187760. Other image today and links: #187780.

[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 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 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 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]

[NOTE: Riding Burton Stone Lane southbound at lunchtime on 21.11.22, ie in the opposite direction to the photo in this image, I realised a driver was trying to beat me to the new measures. Motorists will want to get there before me - or any ... [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 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Comments on pavement width as per: #187755. Context/overview and links see: #187753.

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The interventions in #187753 but looking southbound. The width of the space between the kerb and the cushion is 120cm. The reason for taking this image though was the hedge. It is currently cu ... [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. This junction box (?) reduces the already insufficient width of the pavement still further. You don't walk right alongside structures... More comments on the pavements here: #187758. Context/o ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.22] Campleshon Road, junction with Clock Tower Way, York. Further down the road is a set of three speed cushions https://goo.gl/maps/QPTbz9zkpacc9YGT8 On a cycle the spaces enable you to continue without deviation to be a ... [more]

[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. 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. 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 the other direction: #187627. Context and links: #187621.

[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] Denning’s Yard Access, Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. Context and links: #187621.

[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 2.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, (Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road) York. I was here doing a count. This image shows the (red tarmac) Crichton Ave-Foss Islands Path link (non motorised users) across the access road to the site t ... [more]

[Image taken 2.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, (Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road) York. Looking towards Denning's Yard (privately owned) down the access route (public highway) from Wigginton Road. The railway passes along the bottom. This is ... [more]

[Image taken 2.11.22] Wigginton Road bridge (over Foss Islands Path) after Denning’s Yard Access, (Crichton Avenue) York. The pedestrian, mobility scooter, wheelchair user route to/from the hospital, but also Clarence Gardens (as a family ... [more]

[UPDATE: Response added 3.11.22 - at end - from CYC about the non-feasibility of a motor traffic-free route to/from the hospital] [Image taken 2.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, (Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road) York. The restrictions on si ... [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]

[Image taken 14.9.22] Bootham, York. Context: #186050, #186051, #186052, (extended caption) #186053, #186054, #186054. This junction is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Bootham Park cycle route improvements scheme (see: #172109) and the pr ... [more]

[Image taken 8.9.22] Wigginton Road, York. Large - very long - vehicles come in and out of here. They can take some time to be able to exit onto Wigginton Road. While they wait they obstruct the dropped kerbs. The ones that turn in do so fa ... [more]

[UPDATE: The Latimer Community Liasion Manager for the North replied: "Rest assured I will contact Henry Boot and Mcanns Construction, I will endeavour to get these issues resolved asap. I will liaise with contractors regarding access and e ... [more]

[Image taken 8.9.22] Bootham, York. Context and links: #186050. This driver had turned right out of St Mary’s. S/he stopped at the red light. But there is only one for people in this direction here. So perhaps anyone coming out of that ro ... [more]

[Image taken 10.8.22] Taco Bell, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York. The Please Keep Pedestrian Crossing Clear At All Times signage is still temporary and likely too low key. On my most recent visit at least three customers who arrived by ... [more]

[UPDATE: #185216] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. Here's what this route used to look like (minus the chalk): #164634. A shared use path not a two-lane road. The reducing your floodrisk does not apply to this area. The £7.7m was ... [more]

[UPDATE: #185183] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The objects/infra support the, This is a road. It's for motor vehicles message. The potholes say, Motor vehicles were here. All images Terry ... [more]

[UPDATE: Ca. 16.8.22 This sign has been removed.] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The signage and the infra for vehicles are still in situ. There are no clues the route has opened to non mo ... [more]

[UPDATE: 22.7.22 The speed cushion has been removed.] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location]. The overt and brash signage says, Here be motor vehicles. All images Terry Ave today: #184906 and links ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] All those signs, the lights... This is where motorists rule. All images Terry Ave today: #184906 and links.

[UPDATE: 22.7.22 The speed cushion has been removed.] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Another speed cushion. Plus assorted signage. All staking the claim to this space for motorists. I hope ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Riverside entrance to Rowntree Park. Sheffield racks, a pier/breakout space (detail: #184913, another: #184909), shady mature trees... But it's all overshadow ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] (Close to the campsite entrance/exit), Terry Avenue, York. Passing place, tarmac damage, signage... it all detracts from the relaxed and safe atmosphere of the previous 'people' space. I hope all infra aimed at motor v ... [more]

[UPDATE: 22.7.22 The speed cushion has been removed.] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. I hope all infra that makes this feel like a road rather than a safe space for non-motorised users will be removed... Trailer and trike users ca ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Skeldergate, York. Looking south - re-opened Terry Ave turning on the left, up to Bishopgate Street, right. Further examples of the speed cushions CYC resorts to when there is speeding despite their: a) not slowing dri ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Skeldergate, York. (Looking south.) Context and links: #184903.

[Image taken 18.7.22] Skeldergate, York. (Looking north with Middletons Hotel www.middletonsyork.co.uk/ on the left.) This street is a rat run and a bus route despite the fact there are no stops. It also floods very regularly. Despite the b ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Clutter. Confusion. Bllards, exits, signs, symbols on the tarmac, paint markings, signs, bins, railings, the secure money drop off/collection point... How do people with ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] This space is, I believe, intended for the security vehicles that collect and deposit money. There's the secure hatch in the wall ... [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Monks Cross Park and Ride, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Why don't 'people' have priority over vehicles at this crossing? It should be a continuous and/or parallel crossing ie with motorists having to cede to people cr ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.22] Low Ousegate, York. There have been repairs but this surface remains damaged. The image tries to show the extent... It runs from the pedestrian crossing (#183856 and links) to the start of Ouse Bridge including in front ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.22] Low Ousegate, York. Context: #177421. Some tarmac damage remains at the crossing but an elongated area of new tarmac is visible. Other image this location: #183857. Other images today: #183853.

[Image taken 2.7.22] St Leonard's Place, York. It’s the foremost (light blue) car that’s of interest. A driver who had been in the Gillygate ahead only lane changed lanes while I was watching to turn left. Context and links: #183817.

[Image taken 2.7.22] St Leonard's Place, York. The CYC Executive Member for Transport was asking for examples of behaviour at this junction (St Leonard's Place, Bootham - left, Gillygate - ahead). I decided to stand in the sun in the sheep ... [more]

[Image taken 2.7.22] Gillygate (looking from St Leonard's Place), York. This number of pedestrians waiting for the green, safe to proceed signal, cannot possibly all see the same side light. It’s part of the TSAR shambles – context: #18 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.22] St Leonard’s Place, York. An ASL can provide a safe space (ahead of the motor traffic so you are visible, but also more out of the pollution - not least if you are lower down and closer to the exhausts, eg in a trail ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Coppergate (from Pavement/Piccadilly end) York. Context: #180531. New signage alert to all road users there is a contraflow cycle lane. But will anyone see the sign on the right: it's so far away from the entrance. Oth ... [more]

[Later image this issue elsewhere: #183823.] [Image taken 17.6.22] Piccadilly (junction with Pavement), York. The unpopular TSAR scheme (https://democracy.york.gov.uk/mgDecisionDetails.aspx?IId=43529&Opt=1) puts pedestrian crossing lights o ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The orange paint marks potholes to be repaired. These holes reappear regularly. When there are no vehicles parked here, they are just where someone on a cycle positions him- herself. Location: ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The dappled light (daylight) and shadows (dark days, darkness) make surface defects difficult to see. Plus, people cycling MUST be looking around not down. People in wheelchairs and mobility sc ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.22] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. This is the soonest someone crossing over Denning’s Yard would see a vehicle. And that’s only if the person crossing were heading to th ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.22] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. There are no sightlines for pedestrians on Wigginton Road continuing over to to Crichton Avenue on the pavement of people coming (uphill) f ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.22] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. This was a surprise to me: at this time this morning most people were crossing to/from the pavement over the bridge on Wigginton Road: like ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.22] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. The driver of the white vehicle just visible in the background is stopped at lights. There are no sightlines from that position for drivers ... [more]

[COUNT on 2.11.22: #187371] [Image taken 14.6.22] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. Looking out of the site: Crichton Avenue to the left, Wigginton Road (north, not visible) over the junction, Wi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.22] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Path/Wigginton Road, York. Context: #170962. Other images here today: #183552 (count, count result, observations, conclusions), #183553; #183554, #183555, #183556, #1 ... [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]

[UPDATE: #183750] [Image taken 19.5.22] Rowntree Wharf, Navigation Road, York. Context: #182120. CYC knocked my first report back. I will re-report it. My tyres are quite wide but my wheel got noticeably ‘held’ when I wheeled it into on ... [more]

Pinch Point and Close-Pass on a video in a tweet https://twitter.com/pedalestrian/status/1527226011007557633?s=20&t=zCw0W-AioHsbcbi0XvAAGQ Island is marked at: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/9265015739

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Bootham/Bootham Bar, York. Context and links: #182514. The corner from where the coach is emerging is a blind one. Note how far over the vehicle is: and this is a 'conservative' position. Likely the driver knows this ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Bootham/Bootham Bar, York. This was one of the behaviours the CYC Executive member for Transport wanted evidence of: a driver emerging from Gillygate (see also: #182517, #182518,) on the ‘ahead’ (cyclists into H ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. This van driver sped up as s/he approached the lights and so crossed on amber. But... #182524. This junction covers a large area, has blind corners and lights that change to g ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. The two cyclists are unable to access the ASL (explanation see: #182463, #182462). Other images here today: #182520. Context and links: #182514.

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. I arrived to watch the junction for a few minutes and found this situation. A driver is ahead of the ASL and encroaching on the pedestrian crossing. Other images St Leonard’ ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Gillygate, York. The driver of this massive Argos vehicle went through on red and at speed. It’s a blind corner and the lights on Bootham (see: #182514 and for context and links) will have changed to green at the s ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Many cyclists wheel their machines across this junction: there are public toilets and a cafe opposite; or people have wheeled along High Petergate (through Bootham Bar) as it i ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and links to all images and observations today: #182462. These two cyclists used the 'central lane lead-in' to reach the left turn, Bootham, ASL. Partial obstruction of ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. This junction is a typical CYC 'fudge'. CYC is unable or unwilling to understand that its policy of 'shoehorning' (my term) is not a solution or even a compromise. All users h ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and all links today: #182461. Note again the partial encroachment of this York taxi driver into the Bootham turn ASL. This adult with the child on board was unable to a ... [more]

[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. 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 an extremely busy junction for non-motorised users. These include residents, business visitors, tourists, pupils from the nearby school.... There are the city walls, th ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Burton Stone Lane looking towards the A19 (Bootham-Clifton), York. Context and links: #182419. Note the damage to the speed cushions. The first of four sets over just 280m. And where it is: motor vehicles can and th ... [more]

[Image taken on 5.5.22] Burton Stone Lane looking towards the A19 (Bootham-Clifton), York. A further set of damaged and ineffectual speed cushions. Context and links: #182419.

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