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[Image taken 25.1.23] Former Duncombe Barracks, Burton Stone Lane, York. This will be the site of Duncombe Square (www.shapehomesyork.com/) a development of passivhaus homes. Today though, it was a quagmire. Someone who said he was a … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. This motorist is obstructing the pavement. Opposite a church. There's no room for someone with a buggy, holding the hand of a child or person they care for to pass. Ditto for … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane opposite St Luke's church, York. Verge damage by drivers. More of this damage here today and links: #190168.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, opposite Shipton Street, York. Verge damage caused by motorists driving on to and off it. Not only unsightly the mud released is a pavement hazard for pedestrians and a road one for people on cycles. … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Outside St Luke's church, Burton Stone Lane, junction wiith Shipton Street, York. Centreline tarmac damage at a road narrowing. That infra requires people on cycles to move out into the carriageway. Cyclists ought to … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Shipton Street, with St Luke's (church) behind, York. Location of damage to kerb in: #190165.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, outside St Luke's church, York. Cracking tarmac close to the kerb. Few people in York have learned to ride assertively. Plus low driving standards and high motorist speeds can force even the bravest … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Shipton Street junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Centreline tarmac damage and potholes at a junction. All of this is a serious problem for people cycling. At any location. But the high speeds, and low standards of … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Outside 150 Burton Stone Lane, York. This looks like new tarmac. It seems to be already failing. The carriageways on this street are narrow, driving speeds much higher than the 20mph limit and people in cycles have to … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Glencoe Street, York. Is this new tarmac that is already failing around an ironwork? Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, looking north from outside Heron Foods, York. Centreline tarmac damage. Damage in the other direction and links see: #190160. Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane looking south just before the junction with Glencoe Street, York. Centre line damage to the tarmac. A real hazard for people cycling see: #190158. Continuation of the damage northbound see: #190161. … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Detail and links see: #190158.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, just north of the junction with Glencoe Street, York. Centre line damage. This is a serious hazard for people cycling. It can trap wheels and/or 'hold' them. Water gets under the surface, freezes, … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] York Suzuki Centre, Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage that is a substantial trip hazard on the forecourt of the York Suzuki Centre (www.yorksuzuki.com/). I hope CYC can compel the owners to repair it. Other image … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Pizza Time, Burton Stone Lane junction with Garth Terrace, York. Forecourt damage. A hazard to all users. I'll report to CYC. I think the forecourts here belong to the building owners not the Council. However, I hope … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Garth Terrace, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Context: #190153. Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Garth Terrace, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Pavement damage. Detail nearest area: #190154. Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. The only formal crossing on the entire length of Burton Stone Lane. Driving speeds are very high and not every motorist stops to let people cross. There are a couple of build-outs but it all … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context and links: #190047.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. This company – Garlands – has been blocking this cycle facility before. It also means any road user at this end of the measures installed in November 2022 (see: #187753) have no sight lines. … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Field View junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Many people on cycles use this junction either because they live on the roads between Burton Stone Lane and the York-Scarborough rail line or because they are filtering … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. When water gets into longitudinal cracks in tarmac and freezes, the resulting cracks are lateral then become potholes as here. A road on which people on cycles are at real risk from fast moving … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. The cavity filled with water has been marked up for repair - the orange paint. But not the remainder of the damaged surface either side of the compromised 'centre line'. It is unavoidable on a … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. [NOTE: Street view location approximate.] The linear tarmac damage between Field View and Crichton Avenue. The lateral damage now developing. Context: #189231. Links: #189222.

[Image taken 9.1.23] Outside 225 Burton Stone Lane, York. Tarmac damage that puts people on cycles at real risk. It starts with a linear crack. Water enters, gets under the surface, freezes, expands, creates cracks that radiate out, into … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Deteriorating road surface between Field View and (on the opposite side of the road) Horner Street. Extensive and worsening tarmac damage that puts people using the road, who are not in a motor … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Outside Mrs Greedy's, Burton Stone Lane, York. Location of extensive tarmac damage in: #189226.

[Image taken 9.1.23] Outside Mrs Greedy's, Burton Stone Lane, York. Extensive damage unavoidable on a cycle. It is alongside an area that has been patched. Why was this left (to deteriorate)? Location: #189228. Other image today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. The area directly around the grating (dimensions see: #187368) is scheduled for repair. But the remainder? I'll report it when I feed back about the other damage here today. Other image today … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Location of: #189224.

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Extensive tarmac damage. The carriageway is made narrower by parked vehicles on the other side. Drivers are aggressive. People on cycles (mobility scooters, wheelchairs) have to move out of the … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View (to the right), York. Where I was standing the tarmac extends from kerb to kerb. It is undamaged. Ahead (direction of Crichton Avenue) is a visible line - the road was tarmaced … [more]

[Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (southbound), York. Priority signage. Speed limit, splitter island and cycle channel, single speed cushion. All this paraphernalia and no or little effect on motorists' speeds. Cycling between … [more]

[UPDATE: In the first week of January 2023 I saw the cones had been removed.] [Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (northbound), York. Splitter island, permanent priority sign, speed cushion and… double cones. Compare with the earlier … [more]

[Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (southbound), York. Compare with: #188664. The stacked cones are moving around. (I will ask for them to be removed.) Cones are temporary measures. Cones create hazards and cause obstructions. People … [more]

[Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (northbound), York. Three speed cushions were replaced with two. Drivers simply straddle these. The speed cushions seen in the other direction and measurements: #187785. Context/overview of the … [more]

[Image taken 21.2.22] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Crichton Avenue, York. I saw this week this new sign: "Bootham Crescent No site traffic" (context: #182417) had gone up. So why is there no warning to all users of the changes to the … [more]

[Image taken 8.12.22] (Looking southbound) Burton Stone Lane, York. The pavement is blocked and you can’t see the new layout or priority signage: #188665.

[Image taken 8.12.22] (Looking southbound) Burton Stone Lane, York. By parking here, the driver of the white van has obscured the sightlines for all users in both directions. The vehicle also hides the new layout – overview #187753 and the … [more]

[Update 31.12.22: The temporary measure - the cone - remains but has moved and is now 'cones': #188988.] [Additional observations by the local resident who did the count below: Time and date: 17.30pm on Tuesday 13 Dec 2022. "Three cyclists … [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 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 … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Duncombe Barracks, Burton Stone Lane, York. Good practice: the hoardings are informative and contribute positively to the streetscape. Context and links: #188025.

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Good practice. Details of the hoardings: #188029. Hoardings discussion and links: #165189. Other image and links nearby today: #188013.

[Image taken 27.11.22] St Luke’s (looking northbound), Burton Stone Lane, York. Good practice from St Luke’s (https://stlukesyork.org/) - four benches. This stretch of Burton Stone Lane contrasts with the larger properties but furious … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Surtees Street, York. Pothole. Dimension: 44cm x 40cm x 4cm deep. Location and links: #188020.

[UPDATE: 12.12.22 I noted this damage had been repaired.] [Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane junction with Surtees Street, York. Pothole. Dimensions: #188021. Other image and links nearby today: #188013.

[Image taken 22.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, southbound. Skid hazard from sand from burst sandbag. York. Context: #187860. Other image here today and links: #187859.

[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. Rule 243 of the Highway Code says: DO NOT stop or park: opposite or within 10 metres (32 feet) of a junction, except in an authorised parking space. … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Clifton/Bootham, York. The newly replaced bench is perfectly positioned for watching drivers triggering the relocated VAS (see: #187798) moved as part of the works … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage to the dropped kerb and a considerable camber. As a pedestrian feel I am tipped towards the fast traffic on this busy narrow road. For some people it must be a considerable obstacle … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Pavement parking/obstruction of pavements continues to increase. I first encountered this instance while walking this (a regular) route last week. There are two motor vehicles on the drive of … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Surface water, fallen barricade. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Activated VAS northbound. Note the leaf litter on the pavement. Wet leaves are slippery and can clog wheels. Leaves in general obscure damage such as holes. Other image today and links: … [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 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 from 31.12.22 showing priority sign: #188989.] [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 … [more]

[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. 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: #187795. … [more]

[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. 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. 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 image … [more]

[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. … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, southbound, close to the junction with Avenue Road/Grosvenor Road, York. Two new speed cushions drivers simply straddle replace the previous three cushions. View in other direction: #188987. … [more]

[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. There are VAS's (vehicle activated speed signs) at this end of Burton Stone. They have been relocated as part of the traffic calming measures (overview: #187753). They are more often activated … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Width of southbound carriageway 300 – (20 + 20) = 260cm. Width of northbound carriageway: #187781. Other image today and links: #187780.

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Original island with keep left symbol on bollard. Note it is a replacement. There’s the evidence of damage behind it. The width of the northbound (the image direction is southbound) … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context: #187753. Just one set of 20mph signs that predate the new (installed week beginning 14.11.22) measures that are intended to reduce the speeding and improve the cycling, mobility … [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. 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. … [more]

[More recent image showing speed and priority sign: #188990.] [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 … [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 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 … [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 … [more]

UPDATES: In December 2022, as a pedestrian: the VAS continues to illuminate showing motorists are travelling faster than 20mph, plus twice I have seen drivers not give way despite the signs and the double lines when there was someone on a … [more]

[Image taken 10.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Garth Terrace, York. I believe this is the information board for: #187653. The information boards are clear and easy to find. Other image today and links: #187649.

[Image taken 1.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context and link: #187368.

[Image taken 1.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (between the junctions with Field View and Ratcliffe Street), York. Fractured tarmac around this grating has still not been repaired. First image this damage: #183663. It's 7cm and 5cm deep in places. … [more]

[Image taken 30.8.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. (NOTE: The cyclist was posing as the focus of my image. The point is the vehicle on the pavement behind.) A regular problem... drivers parking on pavements. School summer holidays are nearly … [more]

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, just north of Field View, York. [NOTE: Location approximate.] This stretch has a speed limit of 30mph. Context and links: #183803.

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View, York. Note that the oncoming driver has driven partly onto the pavement to pass the large vehicle. Very many people on cycles use the back streets to Field View to avoid … [more]

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane junction with Ratcliffe Street, York. Taken to show that this size of vehicle takes up the entire width of the road. Context and links: #183803.

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. [NOTE: Location approximate.] Note that the vehicle obstructs the entire road when manoeuvring. Context and links: #183803.

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. [NOTE: Location approximate.] Context and links: #183803.

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. [NOTE: Location approximate.] Large vehicle making a delivery to either the fish and chip shop (visible) or Pizza Time takeaway obscured. Is this the size of some of the vehicles that will … [more]

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Grosvenor Road (right, behind camera position), York. [NOTE: Location approximate.] Looking north. Note the three speed cushions. Context and links: #183784.

[Image taken 30.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Looking south towards Bootham/Clifton and the junction with Grosvenor Road (on left) and Avenue Road. Note the width restrictor. Context and links: #183784.

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