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Update: Terry Ave closed for around a year on Monday 17 May 2021. York Cycle Campaign overview and cycle diversion info:
yorkcyclecampaign.bike/2021/05/15/terry-avenue-closure-17th-may/ Environment Agency site (inexplicably the front page uses American spellings) consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/yorkshire/yorkfas/] [Image is of the document AOD_20_00269-PEDESTRIAN_AND_CYCLIST_DIVERSION-2330317 published on the York planning site on 03 Feb 2021]. It shows the signs required to enable people to find and follow the proposed - not yet agreed (19.2.21) alternative to Terry Avenue, York during the Clementhorpe flood works. The document shows the complexity of the route. It is an 'alternative' to the linear, junction-free, flat, scenic, sociable, accessible Terry Avenue. The fact 30 new cycle-specific signs are required illustrates some of the reasons this route is not fit for purpose in my view. You also need to cross a major road, make around 4 right turns, exit onto busy roads, gain height, lose height... All documents associated with the Clementhorpe flood works are on the York planning portal planningaccess.york.gov.uk/ reference 19/00570/FUL The first document on the site dates from Thu 21 Mar 2019. Despite the passing of at least two years no safe, accessible route has materialised. See also #164634. For results of an informal count (Sunday) 28.3.21 see: #166370. For typical Terry Ave riders see: #164094, #165764, #165153. For issues and updates search on TerryAvenuelivediversion.

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