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[Image taken 19.1.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Sheffield racks. Under cover. Well lit. But not easy to find or to access - there is family car parking along the entire cycle parking area - see also: # ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cattle grid/widest gap is 120cm. There's just 63cm at head/shoulder height. (To put this into context see width of outline of man in winter urb ... [more]

Abbey Chesterton bridge on the Chisholm Trail. Measured by Martin’s boots (26 December 2021): footway 2.3 meters, cycleway 2.7 metres.

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. At the point the cycle lane (extended to the roundabout in around February 2020) reaches the roundabout it is still only 130cm. See also #176775 and links.

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. A further pedestrian refuge opposite another entry/exit from The Cocoa Works. The advisory cycle lane is still 110cm wide but the remainder of the carriageway is now just 3m. Despite this motorists i ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Man carries a child across this fast, busy route with no protection for example speed reducing measures. Context, location and further links: #176770.

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. This is the view of the narrowing from the other direction in: #176767. Will this be the main/an entrance/exit from The Cocoa Works? Will there be no protection for pedestrians trying to cross here? ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Foss Islands Path entrance and exit for all users. Straight off/straight into Haxby Road – no sight lines, no protection, no waiting ‘reservoir’. Other images Haxby Road issues today: #176765. ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. A steep, narrow, route from the Foss Islands Path. Used in both directions, at all hours, in all seasons by people on foot and on cycles, it can be slippery with or the edges obscured by leaves and i ... [more]

[Image taken 11.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Exit from Foss Islands Path (see: #176764, #176766, #176768) straight into a busy road with a 30mph limit and a blind summit: #176766, #176767. Advisory cycle lane width: 110cm. Rest of carriageway w ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Just 78cm to pass this sign. This tall, thin person was happy to pose to illustrate how tight the space is... But also, being male, his widest ar ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] A pavement width of 22cm? Context and links: #176416

Measuring the width of the newly surfaced paths on Coldhams Common. Width 3.6metres.

[Image taken 8.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, York/Huntington. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous layout of this site] The dynamic envelope of someone on a cycle – not a trike, not a ‘York’cycle (see: #175620), not a cycle laden wi ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The minimum recommended gap between uprights i 100cm. This is a shopping area and also has family groups who would share locks and therefore al ... [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The gap of just 72cm between the ends of the run of Sheffields is a lost opportunity to create space for wider and longer ('York'cycles) or car ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] Context: #175237 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] 100cm is the minimum recommended width between supports. But I believe this should be a minimum ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] In front of Dunelm (retail outlet), Clifton Moor retail park, York. [NOTE: streetview shows previous layout of car park.] If space is left - but the gap is protected - ends of runs of racks can provide valuable parkin ... [more]

[Image taken 22.10.21] Scarborough bridge, York railway station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The bollards at several places on the access to/from the more accessible bridge which opened in around February 2019 appeared soon ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context: #175198. Aisles should be rather wider so people can get into and out of racks without difficult or needing to lift a cycle and without damaging other cycles see: #175106, standard and link ... [more]

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. Context and links: #175198, #175200. Other images today: #175196 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175111. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is the 'aisle'. You can't get between the racks to access your cycle if the gap is just 57cm. Table 11-2: Recommended and minimum dimensio ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The minimum recommended gap between securing/supporting uprights is 100cm. But I think that is too narrow for cycle parking at retail outlets a ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. There's just room to reverse, manoeuvre and for people including in wheelchairs and with buggies to pass. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. The minimum recommended gap between securing points is 100cm. At 73cm these Sheffields do not meet this. They likely predate the standards such as LTN 1/20 (www.gov.uk/government/ ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. Context and links see: #174782.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Circe recumbent tandem. Other images this cycle today: #174749 and links.

[Image taken 10.10.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The length and width of the parking space a Circe recumbent tandem requires: W 85cm, L 220cm. Other images this cycle here today: #174749 and links. Ot ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Navigation Road, York. Context and links: #174712.

[Image taken 8.10.21] Navigation Road, York. ‘Light segregation’ ie armadillos and wands. With a width of 158cm this meets current (LTN 1/20 www.gov.uk/government/publications/cycle-infrastructure-design-ltn-120) minimum standards. Cont ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Cygnet Street, York. The gaps need to be 150cm to meet current standards. The arrangement on the left is an example of the (shameful) York barriers. One council officer refers to these as “ankle breakers”. They are ... [more]

[Image taken 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This is the 'view' - the extremely limited sight line of the steep downhill, from the direction of Bootham, for people wanting to exit from the gap to the left of the railings (see: pink chalked ... [more]

[Image taken 6.10.21] Aldwark, junction with St Andrewgate, York. The gap on the right nearly meets the minimum standard of 150cm. The others don't. This is a critical piece of the permeable infra around York. In September 2021, I did an on ... [more]

[Image taken 6.10.21] Navigation Road, York, entrance to Hungate. Measurements of the gaps between the re-spaced bollards (see: #174579 and links). People passing through them: #174634. Other images today: #174629 and links.

Image taken 4.10.21] This is the extent of the dropped kerb – 67cm. There’s very little turning space and then the width of the gap between the railings and the wall is max 97cm. Nothing at this critical crossing/access point meets eve ... [more]

Image taken 4.10.21] Bootham Terrace, looking towards Longfield Terrace, York. The entrance to the rail underpass towards Scarborough Bridge/the river/the rail station is between the bollard and the signpost. Road width max 384cm. In the lo ... [more]

[Image taken 4.10.21] Looking towards Bootham Terrace, York. The limited limited space and the angle of the road (uphill towards Bootham) are obvious. The entry-exit point ahead of the rail underpass is just 224cm. For all users: cycles, in ... [more]

[Image taken 4.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. The underpass looking towards Marygate car park/Railway Walk is just 184cm wide. Other images here today: #174587 and links

[Image taken 4.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. In underpass looking towards Bootham Terrace. Tier e-scooter (see: #164663.) passes over the width measured from the wall on the right to the drainage channel on the left. It's just 184cm wide. O ... [more]

[Image taken 4.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Entrance to underpass. Width 224cm. Other images here today: #174587 and links.

[UPDATE: COUNT. I did a user count here on 7.10.21. Result see: #174657.] [Image taken 4.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Looking into the small 'reservoir' area, the only place all users can wait to proceed through the underpass towards Maryg ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The rack is too close to the wall (see: #166711) as well as, well, too everything... Other images today: #174389 and links.

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The measurements in squares are those relevant to this position of this toastrack Sheffield design of cycle parking. The stats without squares relate to the positioning of the rack yesterday! ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. Previous location of cycle parking on 20.9.21: #174329. Other images this subject today: #174390, #174391

[Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. Unusable cycle parking at a commercial - shopping! - newbuild. 60cm between supports and no space between the rack and the railings - total depth 74cm. Who does the f ... [more]

[UPDATE: See: #174389.] [Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. New outlet (replaced a Heron in the previous building) and new (but reduced) cycle parking. (View of Stonebow from June 2016: https://goo.gl ... [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]

[Newer image: #175802] [Image taken 30.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] A bank holiday weekend and the foliage remains (original image: #172737) as do the plants growing in the drainage channels. The ro ... [more]

[Newer image: #173860] [Image taken 30.8.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. Briars are cascading over the hoardings of the Cocoa Works site. The furthest frond out is 175cm off the ground. One almost reaches the t ... [more]

[Update: Early September. The metal sign is now flush to the wall and therefore safe.] [Image taken 30.8.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. This is a very tight space used by cyclists, pedestrians and people in mo ... [more]

[Later image: #173642] [Image taken 13.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] The buddleia now (previous image: #172737) reduces the available width of the more gentle of the two slopes between Railway Walk/M ... [more]

[Image taken 12.8.21] Clifton Backies, Sutton Way, York, 10m inside the entrance entrance. [Note: No street view at this location.] This is a key commuting, school and leisure route. It's a nature reserve so it's unlit. More difficult is th ... [more]

A small section of barrier added to the post at this cattle grid to stop the cows cutting across the corner as in #172828. The gap between the pram arms is 34cm and for the cattle grid 1.23metres.

[Image taken 21.7.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. (Note: Streetview still shows images of the retail park before it was revamped in, I think, 2020.) Not sure of the significance of the 2m sticker between racks that at only 72cm wide are ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This frond is now 120cm wide – thus reducing the width of the cycle-ped-wheelchair route to 200cm. It is also just 120cm tall. Uncontrolled growth is ... [more]

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. See #171329 and links.

[Image taken 28.6.21] Foss Islands Path entry/exit York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) The top of the steep, rough steps. Remainder see also: #170967. Some route users including smaller children and those acco ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Foss Islands Path entry/exit York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) This shared use path with camber, a serpentine slope, no sightlines on approach or exit or in use is just 233cm wide. For ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Foss Islands Path entry/exit across Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) City of York Council/Sustrans installed these bollards in 2016 – confusingly at the time ... [more]

[Update: This issue was resolved within a week.] [Image taken 26.6.21] Station Road, York. Uncontrolled plant/tree growth creates a hazard here. Carriageways are narrow, the route is busy and there are buses, coaches and other large vehicle ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.21] Heworth Green (A1036) close to junction with Eboracum Way, York. The growth at the base of this tree causes 'fluffy ankles'. The growth reduces the width of the already inadequate, non-complaint advisory cycle lane to ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.21] Heworth Green (A1036) close to junction with Eboracum Way, York. Uncontrolled vegetation growth creates hazards for cyclists (for example at cycle parking: #170526) and by reducing the width of routes as in this image ... [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]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Every year the critical active travel route for residents and visitors (it links schools, uni, the hospital, tourist accommodation, the river, and the rail station over Scarborough Bridge) is m ... [more]

[Image from 17.6.21 see: #170271] [Update see: #169877] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. Very warm already at 10.30. 66cm is too narrow. I was unable to get through without some contortions with my cycle which is abo ... [more]

[Newer image see: #169823] [Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This indicative image with a pedestrian shows this space is too narrow to be practical. Other photos here today: #169695, #169696. All images today see: #169692 and l ... [more]

[Newer image see: #169823] [Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This space is too narrow: 69cm at its widest. This is not enough for people in mobility scooters/wheelchairs, parents holding the hand of a child/children, adults mov ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The access/exit is too narrow. People can only move through in single file. Car parks are hazardous locations. Adults may want to hold the hand of a child/children. Hire cycles/scooters move in ... [more]

[More recent image: #170159] [Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The access/exit is narrow. It is reduced to just 96cm by the foliage that has not been cut back. More exits images here today see: #169690 and links. Noticeboards: ... [more]

[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. 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] 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. 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 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Looking down the steeper of the two slopes between Scarborough Bridge and the shared use path (local leisure walks and cycle routes, and NCN65, Transpennine Trail) that leads to/from/past it. O ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Two pedestrians using the steeper of the two slopes between the shared use ped-cycle route between Bootham Terrace/St Mary’s and Scarborough Bridge/the River Ouse. On the other side of the br ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This is the steeper of two slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge. It is used by everyone – despite the cycle signage. It is the first slope you reach on the shared route from Bootham Terrace/St M ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The diagonal measurements are 5m here: see #169290. Other images here today: #169284 and links.

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. On this shared-use route at the base of a junction with a steep slope to/from Scarborough Bridge, the diagonal measurements are 5m. Other images here today: #169284 and links.

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Looking towards the River Ouse with Scarborough Bridge on the right between this shared use route and the York-Scarborough rail line. The green hoardings are part of a compound for the Environm ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York (looking in the direction of Bootham). Just 327cm for a route passing and leading to/from a steep slope used by pedestrians and cycles of all widths and lengths. Other images here today: #169284 ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Indicative space requirement and position for someone joining the shared use route from the steep slope (all users) from Scarborough Bridge on an ‘unadorned’ cycle (unusual in York). Other ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The woman on her own is in the blind corner of the steep slope down from Scarborough Bridge. The two pedestrians in the background, moving sociably and comfortably, take up the available space. ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York (looking in the direction of Bootham). The width of this route is just 320cm wide despite it being at a junction with a steep slope. People on cycles need a runup to and sufficient space (turnin ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Width of shared use, two-way path at this junction with a blind corner and a steep slope to/from Scarborough Bridge, used by most people of all non-motorised travel modes, 320cm. The hoardings ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. These measurements (width 104cm, radius 155cm, entry/exit width 82cm) are not enough for someone to get through comfortably or easily on a cycle. Even on a lightweight, unladen, unadorned de ... [more]

[Image taken 9.5.21] Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York. The width of the tarmac is just 97cm. This is uncomfortably narrow for many potential users pass through, and the angle is too tight - there's no provision for turning circles. (LTN 1/20 Cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 16.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables in this park. There is around 211cm between the table and the seating. This is comfortable and practical. See also: #167766 and links

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This cargo cycle is around 93cm wide. The transparent door at the front means children (or pets) inside can see out. But also - and critically for some users - that you don't need to lift people/ ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Knavesmire, Racecourse Road, York. When open to motor traffic (as here) the black and white gate limits the gap to 96cm at its narrowest. It is also noticeably uphill to reach the cycle-ped-wheelchair route beyond. Mor ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Knavesmire, Racecourse Road, York. The black and white gate limits the space (downhill in this direction) to a gap of 145cm, decreasing to 100cm and then 96cm. More images here today see: #168847 and links.

[Image taken 10.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This cyclist with child trailer is only just able to get through the 107cm gap. On this side, the foot of the fence panel is 25cm wider than the barrier. Further image this rig see: #168696. Al ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Marygate car park, York. 107cm is only just wider than this cycle with trailer with children inside. The other side of the barriers, there's a pedestrian 'queuing' to get through. I also believe the foot of the barrier ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Marygate car park, York. 107cm is the width of the access to the shared use route that links the station, schools, parts of the city on either side of the river, and used by... everyone including people with sight, phy ... [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

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