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[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 9.5.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is one of several retail areas in Clifton Moor. Hurricane Way is a no-through road for anyone in a motor vehicle. Yet it merits four carriageways (see: #169160). B&Q even gets its own right tur ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Like the racks on the other side of the entrance these racks are too close (see: #167732). Other images of the racks on this side see also: #169112 and links.

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The cycle parking on this side of the shop has no protection from vehicles parked/being parked this side. Longer cycles or a rig with a trailer could block the pedestrian access. See also ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Easy to find. Close to shop entrance. Good surveillance. See images these racks, this side: #169113, #169114. More images of the racks on this site see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. [Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This path is bi-directional shared use. But it is only just wide enough for a couple with a pushchair. For other images on this topic see: #167979 and ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is bi-directional shared use. But it is too narrow. This cyclist (see also: #167369) has no luggage is not riding with or carrying a dependant and is not sharing the route. Add in other users ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is intended to be a bi-directional shared use path. The only signs (see: #167368, #167347) are at the far ends. There is no repeater signage. For other images on this topic see: #167980, #1679 ... [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] Hurricane Way, York. The 'facilities' from/across Clifton Moor Gate for cyclists lead them onto the inadequate width path (on right in image) but see also: #167368, #167369. Many of us prefer to use the road. Access is ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. Hurricane Way is a through route for people on cycles and on foot - it's permeable-ish (see: #167734) only to these modes. It's also a retail destination. You can get here mostly traffic-free from ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. It's a long way to the other side: four lanes including the right turn into B&Q. On a heavy and/or laden cycle or with a trailer of purchases you won't be nippy and there's no drop kerb to access t ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. A driver cuts the corner. I've experienced drivers cutting off much larger chunks here and at the other exits from the outlets on this road. For other images on this topic see: #167969 and links. F ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. There is no provision for people on cycles to exit B&Q: a) to reach the shared-use, offroad route on the opposite side of the roads, or, b) to use the carriageway easily/safely to be able to turn r ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. Cyclists are expected/directed to be on the path here see: #167737, #167367. There is no provision for people using the shared-use, offroad route to cross to B&Q. There's no drop kerb to leave the ... [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 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 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. There are many good practice elements about the design and position of these racks. But at 74cm they are too close to each other as are the racks on the other side of the entrance: #16911 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The space here behind the cycles is also an example of good practice. This is a retail park so people may have a trailer for their purchases or have the family onboard on a longer cycle ( ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. (Position in forecourt see also: #167340.) These Sheffields (racks) have a sloping and elongated shape. The person who owns the cycle had thought the design might work for her but the pro ... [more]

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