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[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park. There is no map, no signage for the thousands of people who move through/round/past the car park every day. There's a clear need. As evidenced by this ad hoc signage that has appeared. Scarborough Br ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Tanner's Moat junction with Rougier Street, York. The crossing is a key route to/from the city walls, they rail station, hotels. It is massively oversubscribed (see: #166024). The pedestrian in a green top and black tr ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists are asked to dismount - not only to reach the cycle parking in front of the building visible in the image, but also to reach the GP practice and other health facilities further into and at the ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at the vehicle entrance/exit to this GP practice and health centre. Other images this issue today see: #170530 and links. Other images today see: #170523 and links

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at GP practice and other health facility. There's no drop kerb to access the pavement from the road. Other images this issue today see: #170531, #170532, #170533. Other images t ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Crichton Avenue/Burton Stone Lane, York. The two barricades (marked CYC - City of York Council) from: #170486 have been relocated to the side of the shared use route. They are now potential hazards. I arrived when an O ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York at the city walls. The scaffolding (see: #169848 and links) that restricted the flow of people - including people with cycles on the diversions from the floodworks in the city - search ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barricade is now redundant. Ie it is no longer creating and protecting access to/from (see: #169993) the car park and the route to/from Scarborough Bridge. It is therefore a hazard, as are ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Uncontrolled plant growth makes this Sheffield (cycle parking) rack unusable. Extended caption on this issue see: #170507. Other images today see: #170523 and links

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barricade that, I assume, was intended to create, define and protect an entrance to/exit from (see: #169993) the car park and the route to/from Scarborough Bridge, etc, is now redundant and ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. Pothole someone has found a cone to put over. The lanes are narrow and drivers' speeds high. Damage to the tarmac exacerbates the issues and makes it less attractive to cycle here (and therefor ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.21] Duncombe Place, Minster Yard, York. Permeable and emergency route obstructed, cycle lane (bi-directional) blocked by a Rentokil driver late afternoon. (The driver was not in the vehicle.) The vehicle created blind corn ... [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. Unchecked plant growth further reduces the sightlines of the steeper of the slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge. Mud visible at the bottom. See also: #170505. Other images today: #170482 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Unchecked plant growth exacerbates blind corners. Mud not cleared. Drainage not attended to despite this being reported as a hazard and therefore an issue. See also: #170506. Other images today ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Typical users of this key route. Note the blind corners - in all directions for all users, the mud at the bottom of the slope - evidence of drainage issues, and the unchecked plant growth - see ... [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 20.6.21] Terry Avenue, York. The zebra in: #168497 has been removed. Other images this subject search on 'TerryAvenueLiveDiversion'. Terry Ave closing overview: #164095

[Image taken 19.6.21] Museum St, St Leonard's Pl, Duncombe Pl, Blake St junction, York. The damage (see: #165155) here is finally marked up for repair. Thousands of cycle journeys must be made in all directions over this junction each day. ... [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]

[Update: 21.6.21 see: #170529] [Image taken 19.6.21] Crichton Avenue/Burton Stone Lane, York. Two barricades (marked CYC - City of York Council), a sign and a cone. Redundant. Unsightly. Obstructions. Potential hazards. And can be reused so ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Station Road/Rougier Street/Tanner's Moat junction, York. Freestanding signage for temporary works seems to create more issues (such as being an eyesore as here) than it solves. If no-one removes it after use, or if it ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Station Road/Rougier Street/Tanner's Moat junction, York. The number of signs has reduced (see: #169525). But has one simply been moved? See: #170485. All images today: #170482 and links.

[Image taken 19.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Is this damaged sign that narrows the pavement and could fall into the road to become a hazard for people on cycles, this one: #170133? Other images today: #170482 and links. Other images like thi ... [more]

[Image taken 20.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Sign not doing its job. Sandbag creates a hidden hazard. The sign was in situ on 6.5.21 see: #168554. But who owns it? CYC? All street furniture costs money to buy and takes resources to manufa ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap intended to be an exit/entrance remains unprotected so drivers continue to park in it. Other images today see: #170372 and links

[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 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Unchecked growth, including fronds with barbs and plants that sting, from the rail line side of the fencing here reduces the width of the route and therefore the attractiveness and practicality ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Every year the critical active travel route for residents and visitors (it links schools, uni, the hospital, tourist accommodation, the river, and the rail station over Scarborough Bridge) is m ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Clutter preventing use of and access to/from the cycle parking. This issue today see also: #170372 and links.

[Image taken 18.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Diversion sign and cone blocking three cycle parking spaces. This issue and others today see also: #170372

[Image taken 18.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Diversion sign and cone blocking three cycle parking spaces - plus there's no drop kerb anywhere in that direction for someone with a wheelchair, buggy or to access the cycle parking. This issue today ... [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 barriers remain on the outside of the car park meaning that each day I pass through the gap is closed. This leads to people climbing over the fencing (see: #170084) and ad hoc use including ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This school group visiting from Malton had been to the National Railway Museum www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/ The greenery from the rail line makes the route even narrower. The group used this 'sort ... [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]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This gap is now 65cm due to the unchecked plant growth. Previous images see: #170159 and links. Other images today see: #170258, #170267, #170271, #170277

[Image taken 14.6.21] Near Grimston House, Vanbrugh Way, University of York, York. Good practice: using green tarmac to link sections of a through campus cycle route over a road. I think this would be very helpful at Bootham Terrace/Longfie ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Near Grimston House, Vanbrugh Way, University of York, York. Good practice: using green tarmac to link sections of a through campus cycle route over a road. The road users' view: #170178. All images today: #170159 and ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Grimston House, University of York. Further racks and a public pump (best practice, see also: #170170) have been added to this location. Other examples of good practice here today: #170171 and links. All images today: ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: a sticker on the top bar of the cycle rack and a clear and large symbol on the ground. Plus there's lots of space to enable the person to move him- herself ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: marking the top bar of the cycle rack and painting a clear and large symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: often the ends of lines of racks or the outsides of groups have additional space or odd-sized spaces that can be designated for wider or longer cycles, for ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: sticker on the top bar designating this Sheffield rack for oversized rigs reinforced by a painted symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and #170173. Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Two examples of best practice - though, as with all the examples on the campus, you have to know they exist and where to find them. A designated disabled space (see: #170 ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Mathematics building, University of York, York. A cycle parking space designated for disabled users - clearly visible due to the painted symbol on the ground. There's also a sticker on top bar of the rack. Plus a publi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Vanbrugh College, University of York, near the radio station. This rack is stickered as for use by disabled users. However, it is just a sticker - no modification. For all users, the racks are too close to the wall, pl ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Cinder Lane, York. I was unable to carry my cycle down these steps: they were too steep. I removed all my panniers to enable my partner to do it. Other images this issue: #170167 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Cinder Lane, York. Shortcut between Railway Terrace and the rail station over the main line – if you can carry your cycle up and down steps. The gulley for wheeling a bike is on the 'down' side. The development of Yo ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Leeman Road junction with Station Avenue, York. Two fallen signs. Plus the push button device to activate the temporary toucan has been turned such that someone in this contraflow cycle lane cannot reach it. When I rep ... [more]

Update: This sign had gone on 19.6.21. [Image taken 14.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Redundant sign. Potential hazard. Other images this issue: #170164 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Toft Green, York. Sign not doing its job. A trip hazard. Other images this issue today: #170165, #170166. This issue all dates search on ‘fallensign’ and ‘redundantsign’. All images today: #170159 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Poppleton Road, York. Tier hire scooters. Other Tier bays today: #170162. All Tier bays documented: #164663. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Toft Green, York. Tier hire scooters. Other Tier bays today: #170163. All Tier bays documented: #164663. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Weeds growing out of the drainage channels. Other images this issue: #170160. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Weeds growing out of the drainage channels. There is a problem with water puddling: #168503. Other images this issue: #170161. All images today: #170159 and links

[Newer image - gap 65cm see: #170252] [Image taken 14.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Untrimmed growth reduces the available space and makes active travel a less inviting option. A child and an adult could not pass through here in protective ... [more]

Update: The barricade had gone on 19.6.21. The sign remained. [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. I caught my wheel on the protruding base of this barrier as I passed. It started to fall on me. It’s unstable. If a child knocked it ... [more]

Update: On 19.6.21 this sign seemed to have been restored to the pavement see: #170483. [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. This is one of the fallen signs and cone I have been trying to report. On 12.6.21 they were here: #170004 an ... [more]

[Update 15.6.21. These had gone today.] [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Three completely flat signs and one without the information side showing: so four temporary signs not doing their job and therefore creating an obstruction ... [more]

[Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Is this the number to ring to report a problem with this sign? Signs on live projects need to be checked on and regularly if they are in locations where they can be knocked, intentionally moved (s ... [more]

[Image taken 13.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This driver was blocking the entrance/exit here. As I approached to take a photo a woman hopped over the fencing close to the hoardings as someone did yesterday (see: #170083). The exits are no ... [more]

[Image taken 13.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The greenery from the York-Scarborough rail line side of the cycle-ped-wheelchair route now all but meets the hoardings, blocking out the sky – and the light. It makes the route dark – even ... [more]

[Image taken 13.6.21] Grosvenor Terrace, York. One way street for all users. The other way. This driver drove in, turned round and exited the same way. Turning right into Grosvenor from Bootham is not straight forward. Lots of pedestrians c ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. This Environment Agency sign has three phone numbers. Which can you ring on a Saturday to report issues such as: #170086? Related issues today see: #170080 and links. See also image from 13.6.21: ... [more]

Update: The crash barrier had gone on 19.6.21. The sign remains. [Image taken 12.6.21] Rougier Street, York. The crash barrier is on part of the diversion for wheelchair users and pedestrians during flood works. However the Environment Agen ... [more]

[Update 15.6.21. These had gone today.] [Image taken 12.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Cones not doing their job and therefore creating an obstruction and a hazard. This street is designated the diversion for people on cycles and wheelchairs while ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. A very large vehicle parked here today. People of all ages and levels of fitness and infirmity get out of their vehicles here and change modes to reach their destination, and reverse this on th ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. With no obvious entrance/exit and the nearest 'sometimes' gap blocked (see: #170083) this chap with child stepped over. Not everyone can. And people with kit (cycles, pushchairs, or wheelchairs ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap between the car park and the route to/from Bootham and schools in one direction and Scarborough Bridge/rail station in the other was blocked again. You can see someone climbing over the ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The skip that had been restricting access and the view of the entrance/exit between the Scarborough Bridge connector cycle-ped-wheelchair path and the car park has finally gone. Other issues he ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Entrance/exit between the Scarborough Bridge connector cycle-ped-wheelchair path and the car park is much reduced, and is not marked and not protected. Other issues here today: #170082, #170083 ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Crichton Avenue, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Three cones, two signs. Not doing their jobs. Been here some weeks. Unsightly and possible hazards. Other images in York today: #170081, #170082, #170083, #170084 ... [more]

[Image taken 11.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the previous leisure centre.) There is too little seating here. Inc ... [more]

[Image taken 11.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the old swimming centre.) The brand new leisure and health faciliti ... [more]

[Image taken 10.6.21] North Street, York junction with Bridge Street and Micklegate. It's part of route NCN65, it's got 'early greens' for cyclists on this side of the junction and on the opposite side - Skeldergate. It passes the rail stat ... [more]

[Image taken 10.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Not doing its job. Damaged. A hazard. Clutter. Obstructing access to the cycle racks, the Tier scooter/cycle bays, the information totem. No contact information on the rear that I could see when I ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] The strut/support that was leant against the wall has gone. The gap in the racks remains. See original image: #165096. Other images today: #170003 and links

[Image taken 9.6.21] Skeldergate, York. I noticed this sign today. Perhaps because the street was quiet so I could look ahead? And because my eye naturally followed the vehicles ahead? I can't read the yellow sign in the background in the i ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Brewery vehicle on Tanner Row blocks the street for all users. (The two pedestrians are walking the 'wrong way' up the advisory contraflow cycle lane.) Same issue today: #170009 and links.

[Image taken 9.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Brewery vehicles on Tanner Row. During the Wellington Row flood gates work (#166177) the street is signposted for wheelchair users (in both directions) and cyclists see: #168584. (Also search on Wellin ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Wellington Row, York. This barricade is being used to 'protect' ad hoc parking. But it is in a street with cones and temporary signage. It looks unprofessional. It looks like clutter. Is this the image the company wants ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Filey Terrace, York. It's only a small cone but the pavements here are very narrow - families/friends/couples have to walk single file rather than protectively or sociably. Plus it is a trip hazard. I'd like every cone ... [more]

Update see: #170133] [Image taken 9.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Fallen sign. Not doing its job. Obstructing a busy pavement. This pavement is particularly busy at present as it is part of a flood works diversion. See also: #170003 and links ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Wellington Row, York. This sign is not only not doing a job it is unsightly and, if it fell or was knocked over, could be a hazard. I assume it is part of the Environment Agency's flood works (see: #168588) and will sen ... [more]

[Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The person in the chair and the person pushing had come through the car park. Perhaps taking a short cut avoiding the rough cobbles (see: #168740) round the edge of the car park. Or perhaps havi ... [more]

[image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park. The gap was open at 15.45ish today. But the sandbag was again a hazard. See previous images this issue: #169955. Other images today: sign removed: #169953, other errant sign: #169985, count results ad ... [more]

[Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The sign on the left obscured by greenery is on the steeper of the two slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route passing it. Other topics here today - see update to im ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This vehicle is parked right up to the barricades. These are an obstruction/hazard for people on the motor traffic-free route alongside the car park. Other image today see: #169954 and links. Mo ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap between the cycle-ped-wheelchair route and the car park was closed. The barricades with protruding foot, and sand bag reduce the already limited width of the route and create hazards inc ... [more]

Update: The sign has been removed. CYC was alerted at 15.08 on 8.6.21 this sign was still in situ. The relevant person acted swiftly. It was there at 15.40 but gone at 16.45. Other topics here 8.6.21 errant sign: #169985, count results adde ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars on the very well used ped-cycle-hire scooter route alongside the York-Scarborough rail line. See today: #169949 and links.

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The greenery needs cutting back particularly that at head height. Other images this issue today: #169949 and links.

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Greenery including the thorny, scratchy, tear-the-skin-and-clothes-kind coming through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway. This dogwalker is 6ft 2". He just fitted underneath the flower ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars are among the plants that reduce the width for use and the attractiveness of doing so along this very busy traffic-free link. Impact on the route today see: #169931 and links. Images from ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Uncontrolled growth through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway is a continual problem. In previous years it has massively impacted on the space available for all users of this motor tra ... [more]

[Image taken: 5.6.21] York rail station near the York Tap pub. Are these the Sheffields that were outside the previous booking office - and were invaluable? Cycle parking for pub visitors is a great idea. But not instead of racks for people ... [more]

[Image taken 5.6.21] Marygate car park, York. See also: #169921 and links.

[Image taken 5.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Second half-term Saturday. The gap is open again. Because it's a weekend? Same gap today: #169922 and on 7.6.21: #169954. Cycle parking near pub in York station today: #169923

[Image taken 3.6.21] York. Buttercups shining in the evening sun on NCN65 alongside Clifton Ings. (No streetview image here.) Today see also: #169891 and links

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