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[Image taken 2.8.21] York rail station, York. A Sainsbury's has opened in the former ticket office. The opening hours are 06.00-23.00 daily. It sells snacks as well as ingredients and bakery products. The cycle rack that was here (see: #16 ... [more]

Damaged cycle parking stand in St Vincent Crescent.

Brand new archaic cycle parking at newly built property in Minerva Street. How do you securely lock a bike to these?

A bike hangar at the junction of Argyle Street and Old Dumbarton Road.

Shop floor stands in use as cycle parking at Pacific Quay.

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been relocated. The original markings are still visible. Other image this subject today: #172110 and links

[Image taken 17.7.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. The Tier bays have been moved. They blocked access to/from the Sheffields (cycle racks). They prevented access to the information totem. Other image this subject today: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See: #170558 and discussion. Other images today: #172057 and links.

[Image taken 13.7.21] Exhibition Square, York. Transformation. Including Buzz About York planters (see link on: #170586). Compare with #160828 and links. I'd still like to see table tennis offered in the city centre year round. There's usua ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.19] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). This handrail is used to secure cycles to. Definitely 'needs must' not 'best practice'. I'm baffled a Church does not unde ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.19] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/) This ad hoc accommodating of people who cycle is considered acceptable by the Church. There is a small car park but not ev ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Southlands Methodist Church (http://southlandsmethodistchurch.org.uk/). Happening on these was a welcome surprise. The email exchange with the Church in July 2019 had given me the impression it ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] cineworld, Vangarde/Monks Cross, off New Lane/Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] Second time in as many weeks to this frontage to find people have either mistaken the ra ... [more]

The cycle lane down one side of Langdale Street is being used for car parking. All the protection has been removed.

[Image taken 8.7.21] Asda, Layerthorpe, York. The racks here are mostly too close together (see: #166683). Unless you ride something this size with no luggage. Other images today see: #171575 and links.

[Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner Row, York. The badly parked hire scooters and cycles - see: #171438 prevented this cargo cycle rider from using the racks. The knock-on effect was more clutter, more hazards and an even less attractive space. Oth ... [more]

[Update see: #172110, #172114] [Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner Row, York. The Tier hire e-scooters and e-bikes were blocking access to both sides of the information totem. They were blocking access to the cycle parking from the paved area - dir ... [more]

A Nextbike hire station has been added to Shields Road at the start of the Southwest City Way.

[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.

Cycle parking outside the Clydebank Leisure Centre.

Cycle parking at the western end of the riverside path in Dalmuir. The path does not connect into the hospital grounds ahead.

The Hillington Park cycle route shared footway is on this side of the road, but the footway across the road now has a dividing line along it. Unlike #170674, the crossing is shared for both walking and cycling, and features a right-angle co ... [more]

[Image taken 24.6.21] Outside Bread + Roses, 14 North Parade, Bradford. Two forms of cycle parking: both from cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop.com/) and both designed to fit on a car parking space. The dark enclosed shape is a Bikehangar (www.cycl ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the previous leisure centre.) As previously noted (see: #170063) th ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.21] Aldi, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. Good points: the racks are Sheffields; no lifting is required to get a cycle in or out; there's no problem with manoeuvring backwards; they are under cover; they are close to the tr ... [more]

A layout for learning to cycle in Robertson Park. The outdated cycle parking has been supplemented by some modern stands.

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Instructions on using the racks. The racks cannot be used by everyone due to the need to lift a cycle or because the designs exclude some bespoke, adapted or 'luggaged' machines. However, there is go ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Doubleheight racks with pre-formed grooves/slots. Wider wheels, cycles with front racks, front luggage, trikes don't fit into them. The racks are divided into sections by letters. This is good practi ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Doubleheight/Twotier racks accommodate more cycles. But they exclude a lot of designs - eg: #171840, and could damage others see: #171378, plus not everyone can operate them. More images of the racks ... [more]

Residential cycle parking needs to be a bit more secure that just stands in the street. It could also be further away from the kerb to allow room for opening car doors.

[Image taken 11.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the old swimming centre.) The brand new leisure and health faciliti ... [more]

Construction work at Clyde Place, including a replacement cycle path and cycle parking. The riverside path is open (to the right).

[Later image: #171405] [Image taken: 5.6.21] York rail station near the York Tap pub. Are these the Sheffields that were outside the previous booking office - and were invaluable? Cycle parking for pub visitors is a great idea. But not inst ... [more]

This cycle parking hidden between Aldi and Costa is the only cycle parking in the whole retail park.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Residents' cycle parking. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169779 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Residents' cycle parking. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169779 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Residents' cycle parking. I couldn't see cycle parking options that didn't involve lifting a cycle or slotting it into a rack. I hope the person who showed me the racks will put me int ... [more]

Cycle parking at the Kessington shops, with a Glasgow Nextbike hire bike present.

Parking stands at Bearsden station.

Secure cycle parking required at tower blocks in Charles Street. This location is very handy for cycling into the city centre, but better storage is required.

Secure cycle parking required at tower blocks in Charles Street. This location is very handy for cycling into the city centre, but better storage is required.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. There's just 52cm between the extent of this back wheel and the carriageway. There is no protection for cycles using these racks from passing/overtaking or manoeuvring vehicles. Other i ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. There’s just 80cm between the extent of the cycle stand and the roadway. This limits the design of cycle that can use the racks. It makes cycles parked here vulnerable as there is no ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. There’s just 47cm between the extent of the cycle parking and the kerb. The minimum recommended in the TfL London Cycle Design Standards (8.4.4 Layout of stands http://content.tfl.gov ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. These racks do not offer the support flat topped, longer, traditional Sheffields do. This cycle is overbalancing. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169638 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. The wheels of cycles parked here are vulnerable as the racks as so close to the road and there is no protection from vehicles. The design of these racks could have incorporated the logo ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. The end rack is just 31cm from the planter surround. This is an opportunity missed. End Sheffields can be labelled see: #165049 and used by oversized machines see: #165049, #167039 and ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Alignment of the onstreet cycle parking with the kerb. Any cycles secured to the racks would be vulnerable to vehicle movements as there is no protection from the road and little space ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Overview of onstreet/onstreet secure cycle parking at the Hudson Quarter, Toft Green, York. Other images Hudson Quarter today: #169638 and links.

[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] Toft Green, York. How do you get to the racks if there are motor vehicles in the parking spaces? Other images this cycle parking today: #169632 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. How do you get to the racks if there are motor vehicles in the parking spaces? There is just 72cm this side of the tree and 94cm the other. Other images this cycle parking today: #169632 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. How do you get to the racks behind the low wall if there are motor vehicles on the spaces to the left? Other images this cycle parking today: #169632 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. There is 45cm between these Sheffields and the wall. As with the measurements in the other images, these are at the lower end of what is acceptable and practical. The scruffiness of the parking area do ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. Onstreet Sheffields. I was here in lockdown. Perhaps these racks do get used/will be used again. 198cm aisle, 98cm between them. These are at the lowest end of recommendations: Table 11-2: Recommended ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. Closeup and glimpse inside this cycle parking: #169613. Unsecured Sheffields nearby: #169632 and links; CYC cycle parking: #169608 and links; and Hudson Quarter development onstreet cycle parking: #169 ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. Who is this covered, locked cycle parking for? Employees of Network Rail? Other images this cycle parking today: #169619; also unsecured Sheffields: #169632 and links; CYC cycle parking: #169608 and li ... [more]

[Update: CYC has said this is not one of their machines. I have responded that having one would give officers insight into some of the realities of the infra, and the experience of people who ride with wider heavier cycles including due to ... [more]

[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] Toft Green, York. City of York staff cycle parking. Secure by Design recommend smaller clumps of racks as they give oversight. But perhaps this site is sufficiently secure that is not a concern. However the aisle is too ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. City of York staff cycle parking. Other images today: #169608 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Toft Green, York. Unexpectedly attractive structure housing City of York Council staff cycle parking behind the HQ on Station Rise. Image was taken during lockdown. Most staff were working from home which might account ... [more]

Car parking in Laurieston all over the place, and some random cycle parking. I guess the streetlighting is nearing replacement.

Maybe not terribly useful for cycling, but the path that crosses Buccleuch Street on its way from West Graham Street to Hill Street and Renfrew Street does not have dropped kerbs at either side. There are also some cycle parking stands l ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. These seem like a modern take on the old fashioned long discredited ‘wheelbenders’. The only contact with the rack is the wheel – could a heavy cycle fall and buckle ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. This cycle is not supported other than by the front wheel. I can't see any benefit of this design of rack over Sheffields (see: #168843). I feel this is reflected in the fa ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] York St John University, De Grey Street, York. These are in the same location as the Sheffields in: #168843 but only one person is using these. I think this is due to the design. See more images of these racks from toda ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] York St John University, York. Sheffields (cycle racks) on De Grey Street. Easy to access for most people and for most designs of cycle. Compare with: #168844. See also: #168845, #168846

Cycle parking at the Woodside Health & Care Centre in Doncaster Street. Four Sheffield stands have been provided next to the shelter, and eight U-shaped bars are provided within the shelter, which itself has a green roof.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Tanner Row, York. The problems (lack or only difficult access to/from the Sheffields) could have been prevented or mitigated by the aisle between the racks and the Tier scooter/cycle parking bays confirming to best prac ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Micklegate, York. No space for additional cycle parking but an al fresco eating area during covid-19 restrictions is permitted. See also: #164329.

[Image taken 4.5.21] City of York Council main site, between Toft Green, Station Road and Station Rise, York. Cycle parking for staff. Spacious, stylish, historical. Other cycle parking nearby: #168501

[Image taken 4.5.21] Hudson Quarter (between Toft Green, Station Road and Station Rise) York. I assume these are cycle racks. Is the design intended to be the logo of the development? Are they based on this idea: #168498, #168499?

[Image taken from: https://road.cc/content/news/30804-lambeth-commission-spells-success-cyclehoop] Waterloo Road junction with Morley Street, London. These Cyclehoops spell out the name of the borough of Lambeth close to its border with Sou ... [more]

[Image taken from cyclehoop site www.cyclehoop.com/news/september-2013/cyclehoop-designs-unique-bicycle-stands-for-brixton/] Brixton Hill junction with Coldharbour Lane, London. Bespoke place-making cycle racks from Cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] This trike has a mirror mounted on the right-hand handlebar. It protrudes around 8cm further than the bars. Other image here today see: #168483 and links

[Image taken 5.5.21] This trike extends forward around 65cm from the front rack support. The space provided is not enough to provide protection or to accommodate longer cycles. In Chapter 8 of the London Cycling Design Standards (http://con ... [more]

[Image taken 5.5.21] These racks are too close to the carriageway. The pink mark shows how far into the road one of the cycles protrudes. Other image here today see: #168483 and links

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. When a cycle is unsupported (see: #10741) or unequally weighted (see: #167791, though these racks are on a slope which is also a problem) or the rack is too close to an object (see: #165596), it can ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. The cycle on this side cannot be fitted into the rack due to the pedal of the neighbouring cycle. It therefore protrudes far beyond the other cycles and possibly, in a different setting, outside the ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. The cycle on the left is not supported by the rack and any lock may not be long enough to reach the stand to secure the cycle. See also: #168291 and #168293. All images of these racks from today see ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. The pedal of the cycle on the right protrudes into the space for use by the second cycle. The owner of the second cycle cannot use the rack. See also: #168292 and #168293. All images of these racks ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. Rear view of an unadorned/unadapted, and therefore atypical for this location and this city, cycle in this design of rack. Front view: #168289. All images of these racks from today see: #168286 and ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. Front view of unembellished cycle using this design of rack. Rear view: #168290. All images of these racks from today see: #168286 and links

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. These two cycles fit but they are unadapted and unadorned. There are no child seats, panniers, baskets... They are not the norm for a park (see: #168295) or York (see: #165594). You cannot 'roll in' ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. Set of three racks offering six spaces for cycle parking. I am not convinced people will understand the purpose of these shapes unless there are at least two cycles already in them. They could be ta ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. This is an example of good practice: cycle parking right where you want it, easy to find and with excellent surveillance. There is space around such that you don't need to lift a cycle or do multipl ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced racks with good surveillance that are easy to find. Other image here today: #168192 and links.

[Image taken 2.5.21] On the park side of the Reading Cafe, Rowntree Park, York. Well-spaced Sheffields (cycle racks). They are 117cm apart so will accommodate family groups and wider cycles. They are also where you need them - at the parksi ... [more]

Improved cycle parking at Kinning Park Subway station, compared to #36158. But old signs are still faded and beyond readable.

[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. This bollard obstructs access to/from the cycle racks. Is it intended to serve a useful purpose? Or is it simply clutter? See also: #167924. For other images of these racks taken to ... [more]

[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. These Sheffields are just 62cm from a wall. This limits who can use them. Unless a cycle has a stand and does not need support, you need to be able to wheel the cycle in sufficientl ... [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] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffields (cycle parking design) are near the main entrance. Tick. They are easy to find. Tick. They are in corridor busy with human traffic. Tick. They have a lot of natural ... [more]

Cycle symbols have appeared at the entrance to the pedestrian precinct in Cambridge Street, apparently in contradiction to the 'No Vehicles' signs. Sauchiehall Street is a Core Path (which permits cycling), but Cambridge Street is not.

The new layout in Cambridge Street. A two-way cycle track has been provided between the underpass from Dundasvale Road to the Renfrew Street junction. The cycle track is continous and marked well across the Hill Street junction.

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables. They are well used by all ages. The racks are well placed for players but also families visiting the park and playing on the climbing equipment just behind where ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. Like: #167764 this is an example of best practice - there is cycle parking where you need it. Also seating. The racks are well used: #166699. (For more images of the table tennis, including measure ... [more]

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