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[Image taken 1.10.21] Outside Farmfoods, Tower Court, Oakdale Road, (off Clifton Moor Gate), York. Likely installed by/owned by Regus: www.regus.com/en-gb/united-kingdom/york/tower-court-3052. Wheelbenders. Plus wildly overgrown. Despite m ... [more]

[Image taken 12.9.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. This driver is not on yellow lines but s/he is limiting the visibility in both directions of people on cycles and on foot. First time I've seen someone here: there is often ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Clifton Moor Gate looking towards Hurricane Way, York. Many cyclists crossing here do not want to continue over to join the shared use path on the Sofology side of the road. However, when the toucan is green so too are ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Hurricane Way, York. The path provided for use by everyone who is not in a car is not practical or comfortable. Therefore many (most?) people on cycles use the carriageways. Other images this location today see: #169150 ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Clifton Moor Gate looking towards Hurricane Way, York. It’s not possible to cross in one go. The lights for this toucan are red while the ones for the further crossing to Hurricane Way (with Sofology on the corner) ar ... [more]

This image shows that the amount of tarmac available for ‘shopping’ and ‘retail restocking’ far exceeds the provision (the shared use path curving right around Sofology, and the pavement on the B&Q side) for everyone on foot and on ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Hurricane Way, York. From the other side of Clifton Moor Gate (the road the pedestrians are crossing) to here, the design expects people on cycles to use that toucan crossing and the nearest one too to reach the path t ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Hurricane Way, York. The toucan crossing over Clifton Moor Gate (main road running left to right in background) is from the central traffic-free triangle in the image. Therefore to get here from Hurricane Way I need to ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Hurricane Way, York. To get to the toucan crossing over Clifton Moor Gate (main road running left to right in background of this image), I need to access the island in the centre of the image (to cross to the island on ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Hurricane Way, York. There are no facilities for people on foot or cycles to exit B&Q and cross the four lanes to the other side of Hurricane Way. Pedestrians are assumed to be happy to walk to one of the lit pedestria ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Village Street, York. The mud shows that the barriers are not spaced to enable longer/wider cycles to get through on the width of tarmac provided. This suggests there will be people who want to use this route but are u ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Village Street, York. Barriers such as these are literally barriers for many people. It's not just about the width of what you are trying to get through or with but also the length. In the Executive summary of 'Cycling ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Two sets of temporary lights with no indication of the importance of this route to people who cycle. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Myriad signs but they only refer only to pedestrians. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This is a critical crossing for people on cycles. However, the temporary lights don't reflect this - they are not toucans. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. During the works (https://www.york.gov.uk/HurricaneWay) to replace the traffic lights, the signs at crossings (onroad and off-) refer only to pedestrians. And the lights are not toucans either. ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Three zebras and some ups and downs later, the pedestrian, wheelchair user or cyclist reaches Clifton Moor Gate but with a further two crossings - signalled/toucans - before they get to the far ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This (the third, from Tesco) zebra has clear markings. There's no lack of space to make these zebras into the shared (ped-cycle) designs ('parallel crossing'). For more images taken here today ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This is the third (from the Tesco end) of the three zebras at this end of/avoiding the Tesco roundabout. But there's a visible incline. People of all ages, levels of physical fitness, on foot, ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This is the second of the three zebras north of the Tesco roundabout between Tesco and Clifton Moor Gate. The markings on this one are worn. Note also the gradient. The land at either end is vi ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. To cross the routes to/from Tesco and its petrol station, there are three zebras. Movement on foot or cycle is neither efficient nor convenient. This is a view of two and three looking towards ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This crossing is around 50m from the one at the junction with Stirling Road (see: #167859). Both avoid using the roundabout on Clifton Moor Gate. The tarmac around this Tesco was relaid in earl ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. People crossing on foot or on cycles have three zebras to navigate. That's a lot of stopping and starting, and likely with shopping and or a dependant onboard. The zebras are not the shared use ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. No provision for people cycling to reach Tesco. The narrowness of the route did not permit social distancing during the 2020-21 covid-19 epidemic. People on the path are moving in both directio ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. The tarmac at this retail park was relaid in early 2021. For people on cycles coming round the outside of the car park (for example from Haxby, New Earswick) it's a big improvement on the unev ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate junction with Stirling Road, York. This is not a safe-feeling stress-free crossing despite it being just one lane and that it leads to a family destination. The coloured paint has worn off. Drivers co ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate junction with Stirling Road, York. The Tesco Extra is just off the good network of offroad ped-cycle provision alongside the carriageways in this area of York. But there is no 'destination' signage. I ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Tesco roundabout, Clifton Moor Gate, York. If you have crossed to here whether to reach Longwood Road (see: #167817) or to continue over the roundabout to reach the retail park on this side of Clifton Moor Gate, or the ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Tesco roundabout, Clifton Moor Gate, York. The only way for people on cycles to reach Longwood Road is to cross here. The tarmac on the left is not marked as a cycle path. Therefore you have to join the road (no provis ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Crossing on south side of Tesco roundabout, Clifton Moor Gate, York. It is quicker and more direct to cross here than on the other side of the roundabout. (But there's scope for user conflict at this drop kerb see: #16 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Crossing on south side of Tesco roundabout, Clifton Moor Gate, York (see caption: #167812). Thanks to the dense network of offroad, segregated ped-cycle routes, this is motor traffic-dominated environment is quite perm ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. On the north side of the 'Tesco' roundabout there is no sign for people on foot or cycles to show where this route goes or the distances to the destinations. This reduces the likelihood of some ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Peds-cyclists-wheelchair users can cross left (and continue on the road network, starting with the roundabout), turn right (Stirling Road), or continue over to Tesco... and the link to the (und ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Suddenly there are choices to make. On the left, there's a very clear direction sign for drivers. There's no signage for people on the network of segregated ped-cycleways. For people wanting to ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Looking south along Clifton Moor Gate, York. There's an access/exit to something here. It gets used by drivers pulling over to make/take calls. They completely block the offroad, segregated provision. The greenery is a ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. The island is too narrow for longer cycles or people with trailers. The route links residential and retail areas. Therefore trailers and 'family-carriers' (eg: #167039) should be expected and p ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. It's rare that I can cross (in either direction) in one go. The width of the island is insufficient for several people trying to cross - the offroad network means families on cycles, on foot ( ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. There's a good network of offroad ped-cycle provision alongside the carriageways. But there are no maps and few direction signs. And where the latter exist they don't give distances. The cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, junction with Hurricane Way, York. The actual width of the footpath measured between the kink in the railings and the hedge growth is 88cm. For the usable width you subtract 25cm from each side... Th ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, junction with Hurricane Way, York. It's a footpath but used by people on cycles in the absence of a safe/segregated route next to three lanes of traffic (this side) and a further two on the other. So ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor, York. The width of this shared use path is woefully inadequate: 135cm at its widest, 85cm at its narrowest. It is also unattractive looking - it's not obvious what protection it offers for ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor, York. Right turn and the shared use (pedestrian cycle) sign on the space it leads to. Other images of this issue today: #167737. For other issues near here search on: Hurricane Way.

[Image taken 18.4.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor, York. The right turn space at its widest is 105cm. Other images of this issue today: #167737. For other issues near here search on: Hurricane Way

[Image taken 18.4.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor, York. Overview image of this right turn. Other images of this issue today (measurements): #167738 and #167741, also #167740. For many other issues near here search on: Hurricane Way. For la ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton, Moor Gate, York. Narrow Lane Do Not Overtake Cyclists sign. See: #164310 for the local transport planner's take on the signs.

[Image taken 18.4.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor, York. A York Barrier. Compare this with the width of the access for people on cycles and on foot over Clifton Moor Gate at the other end: #167361. Other image from today: #167734 For other ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor, York. An example of a York Barrier. Not something a city should want to have named after it. They are physical and psychological barriers to very many people on cycles. They therefore also ... [more]

[Image taken 1.4.21] Tesco Extra, Clifton Moor, York. This toast rack (cycle parking) is well signposted. Alas the 'Toblerone'-designs don't support cycles. As a result many people use the railings around the trolley parks instead. See also ... [more]

[Image taken 1.4.21] Perimeter route of one of the Clifton Moor, York retail areas. This one with a Tesco Extra. There is no convenient, comfortable, accessible exit - ie no drop kerb - to the road network for people on cycles other than by ... [more]

[Image taken 1.4.21] Clifton Moor, York. The car park and access roads to/from the Tesco (and other outlets) has been resurfaced. The holes just before the crossing (and its access to another retail park, residential areas, pump tracks, NCN ... [more]

18.4.21: Updated images/captions: #167349. [Image taken 1.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. The gap left for pedestrians is very narrow. There's no room to pass - even at pre-social distancing space requirements. It was tight on laden cycles. ... [more]

18.4.21: Updated images/captions: #167349. [Image taken 1.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Works are taking place where there is usually a toucan crossing. No provision at all has been provided for people who cycle. Yet this (Rawcliffe/Clifto ... [more]

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