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[Image taken 27.5.23] Wigginton Road, York. Illustrates why infra needs to be planned... in this case so cleaning of the route can take place. The tarmac is deteriorating - breaking up. The grit is a skid hazard that is washed/blown onto … [more]

[Image taken 15.5.23] Clifford Street, York. This is an A-board. CYC has an A-boards policy The three people in the picture were happy to pose for me when I explained I was taking the photo to report the board. … [more]

[Image taken 6.2.23] Hospital Fields Road, York. Tier hire e-scooters and e-cycles. And an advertising A board for this branch of the three-strong local cycle shop Cycle Heaven ( … [more]

[Image taken 28.12.22] Cinder Lane/Scarborough bridge, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context: #188965 and links. The route visible is the riverside path being consulted on.

[Image taken 28.12.22] West Esplanade/Scarborough bridge, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Good practice: alerting people to a consultation at the place those who use the route will see it. And without obstructing the path. … [more]

[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 … [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 … [more]

[UPDATE: On 30.11.22 I received a reply from a traffic engineer to my complaints about the temporary signage obstructing pavements. "Thank you for your email regarding the temporary signing on Burton Stone Lane, and I am sorry to hear of … [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] Burton Stone Lane, York (looking northbound). ‘Traffic calming’ scheme overview and links: #187753. This driver was parked just ahead of the new 'cycle channel'. If someone on a cycle uses these they are sidelined, … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. I asked this couple if I could take this photo. They agreed immediately. They are on the pavement on the east side and heading north. They are therefore facing the oncoming traffic. People … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Completely obstructed pavement. The traffic calming scheme is supposed to deliver benefits for pedestrians as well as other non motorised users of the route. See obvious effect on pedestrians: … [more]

[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 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 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. Comments on pavement width as per: #187755. Context/overview and links see: #187753.

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. This local resident was happy to pose for a photo. He said he'd already written three emails to CYC about the new layout and would be writing another today. He is not actually moving and his … [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Deangate, York. Fallen aboard. It’s an advert for a local restaurant. It’s in the Council's ‘A’ boards Prohibition Zone ( Hazardous. Unsightly. Other image of an A … [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Duncombe Place, York. It’s an A board. The Council has an A board policy: This sign is not essential and it is in the prohibited area. It is obstructing the pavement … [more]

[UPDATE: Change of practice for 2022: #187649, #187651.] [Image taken 12.11.21] Station Avenue, York. The yellow temporary sign is the twin of this one: #175640. It is an old-fashioned, outdated concept that should be discontinued. It is … [more]

[Update 17.9.21] The Manager said the board would be relocated to the grass, ie off the footpath. [Image taken 16.9.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace just off Haxby Road, York. The foliage has been cut back (previous situation: #173603 and … [more]

After huge @GlasgowCC investment in active travel and purpose built cycle path on Sauchiehall Street, its now being used by @Treatzdessert as A-board site 😔 Right in the middle of cycle path! It's ok to advertise, but be a lil more … [more]

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