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Photo listing : other (infrastructure)

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[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 Baboe (once in ... [more]

[Image taken 16.9.21] Denning's Yard access, Crichton Avenue/Foss Islands Way/WiggintonRoad, York. Sunflowers. Other images here today - COUNT: #174176; 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]

[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/platforms. They are ... [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]

[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 into it. The prev ... [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 cycle secured here an indication cycle parking is needed nearby? Or signposting to the existing provis ... [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. But the ... [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]

[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 ‘wellingtonrowesplanadelivediversion’. The route closed early May. It’ ... [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]

[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] 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]

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.

[UPDATE: See: #174349] [Image taken 9.6.21] North Street, York. 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

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 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]

[Update: #172058, #172059] [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 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 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] Marygate car park, York. See also: #169921 and links.

[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

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Holder for 'to go' physical copies of the Environment Agency notices (with map and QR code) informing people about the diversion in place for most of June 2021. This is good practice. Other imag ... [more]

[Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The riverside access is closed until later this month see: #169722. Why isn't there a map and a copy of the notice with dates/explanations on the fencing? The riverside routes are also very popul ... [more]

[Image from 17.6.21 see: #170271] [Update see: #169877] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. Very warm already at 10.30. 66cm is too narrow. I was unable to get through without some contortions with my cycle which is abo ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] View from Scarborough Bridge, York. Royal Mail Sorting Office vehicle compound, looking towards the River Ouse. Less than 10 years ago the ‘vehicles’ were cycles. Spot the Beware Cyclists sign to the left of the ga ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Transpennine service arrives into York station on the York-Scarborough rail line alongside the accessible cycle-ped bridge. The bridge connects directly with York rail station. However, the ga ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Compare the direction of the arrow in this image (obscuring the Transpennine Trail logo) with the one in #169578. I'm still no wiser...

[Image taken 28.5.21] Reverse of this post see #169760. See also: #169758 and links.

[Image taken 28.5.21] This seems to be a new CYC preferred design of post in shared use routes. Reverse see: #169761. See: #169758 and links.

[Image taken 27.5.21] The Transpennine Trail logo and the NCN65 number have now been added to the map. ** But ** the 'You are here' is not connected in any way to the diversion route for cyclists. I could not see where people were meant to ... [more]

[Update see: #169879 and links] [Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Ad hoc notice content. Related images today: #169720 and links.

[Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Drivers using the spaces in front of the eight chargers for electric vehicles which didn't look as if they were in operation. Image this location from 24.5.21 see: #169688. Other images today n ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The chargers for electric vehicles have gone in. Other images this location today see: #169685 and links

[Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Opening closest to Bootham that links the car park and the cycle-ped-Tier hire cycles/scooters mobility scooter-wheelchair route to/from Scarborough Bridge/riverside routes/schools/Bootham. If ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, cycle contraflow, York. Part of the Wellington Row diversion. Surface water can hide camber, potholes, glass… See also: #169497 and links

[Image taken 19.5.21] Esplanade/Wellington Row, York. At the bottom of the steep steps from the city walls/Lendal Bridge is one of the explanation noticeboards for the diversion/closure of the cycle and walking routes under Lendal Bridge. T ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] West Esplanade, beneath Scarborough Bridge, York. Familiar face during her first day back promoting Sustrans (www.sustrans.org.uk/) for over a year due to the covid-19 epidemic.

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Indicative space requirement and position for someone joining the shared use route from the steep slope (all users) from Scarborough Bridge on an ‘unadorned’ cycle (unusual in York). Other ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Two pedestrians using the steeper of the two slopes between the shared use ped-cycle route between Bootham Terrace/St Mary’s and Scarborough Bridge/the River Ouse. On the other side of the br ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York (looking in the direction of Bootham). The width of this route is just 320cm wide despite it being at a junction with a steep slope. People on cycles need a runup to and sufficient space (turnin ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Ahead is the lower of the two serpentines of the less steep of the two slopes from/to Scarborough Bridge. Today, to reach here from the underpass from Bootham Terrace, for example, you had to ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Haxby Road junction with A1237 (ring road), York. Looking in the direction of Haxby. Segregated (different heights) ped and cycle paths. Room to pass people turning and exiting the signed route (Haxby Cycleway) to Clift ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Cyclist position after riding down the steeper of the two slopes from Scarborough Bridge. This image tries to show how much space someone who is simply on a two wheeled, unadapted, cycle require ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. View from the riverside end - just reopened in its new width format - of the route through Marygate car park. The red block shows where the steep slope to/from Scarborough Bridge intersects with ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The fence panel unnecessarily limits the width of the just reopened route. It’s also a hazard. See also: #168551, #168552. All images today: #168548 and links.

[Image taken 5.5.21] The Knavesmire, the racecourse, York. This pair of staggered barriers is tight and are noticeably uphill in this direction. I've seen riders of sociables and trikes (and their stokers/passengers) dismount and push over ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] The total width of this tricycle, including the mirror (see: #168486) is around 95cm. Other image here today see: #168483 and links

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. City of York Council fleet of cycles staff can use. They are distinctive, upright, open framed and the panniers look capacious. They look like ‘York’ cycles – wider than the no luggage, no enhanc ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter (residential and commercial development), Toft Green, York. Mixed residential and commercial premises completed in spring 2021: “Hudson Quarter is a flagship project being developed by Palace Capital pl ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Barker Lane, York. This is a very handy cut-through between Micklegate and Toft Green for people on cycles. The pedestrian shows how narrow this is: there’s no room to pass motor vehicles, for example. There always s ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21]. Station Rise, York. Tier hire scooters in their parking bays outside City of York Council offices. Overview Tier scooters and cycles see: #164663 and links.

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. This cycle extends beyond the cycle rack by around 52cm. Some cycles will require much more space. Just as cycles need space in front see: #167920. So you need unobstructed space be ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. Un 'upstand' (see: #167919) is never good. At 1cm, this one is comparatively small. Another issue here is the bollard. It is 78cm from the nearest upright (you need more space than ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffield (design) racks are 'toastracks'. They come as a unit (with myriad permutations). Sheffields are intended for people to use both sides f the uprights. These are diffe ... [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] Bridge Lane junction with Wigginton Road, York. A removable bollard has appeared. Compare with this image: #89379 from 2017. And the more recent streetview from August 2019: https://goo.gl/maps/r5k2Tukg7PX9ZLQu6: See ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This is the view the delivery drivers get as they exit the compound. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and links

[Image taken 26.4.21] Marygate car park, York. These cones have been in place for around a week. I encounter them when trying to work out how to move through the car park. (In the absence of clear advice/an obvious corridor during works). I ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There is around 233cm of hard standing between the edge of the table tennis tables and the grass. This is comfortable when the tables are in use. And permits people to walk/cycle/scoot etc past the ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables in this park. There is 336cm between them. This is comfortable when both tables are in use. And permits people to walk/cycle/scoot etc between them when they are n ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. The 'facilities' from/across Clifton Moor Gate for cyclists lead them onto the inadequate width path (on right in image) but see also: #167368, #167369. Many of us prefer to use the road. Access is ... [more]

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