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[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

[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 5.5.21] The well used racks are on a buildout. They are protected from being hit by a motor vehicle by the bollard. Other images here today see also: #168484, #168485, #168486, #168487. And from 8.3.21: #165096

[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]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The narrowness at the stretch is due to this compound. It's at the worst possible point. A slope links the bridge to the car park and a ped-cycle-wheelchair-hire scooter/hire cycle route passes ... [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The space here is ‘all directions’: up and down the slope, towards and away from the camera, and ‘all people’ – on cycles, on e-scooters and cycles, in wheelchairs, on trikes, with tra ... [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This the bottom of the steeper of the two slopes connecting Marygate car park/the riverside/Scarborough Bridge/York. Most people, including those in mobility scooters, use this. Officers at York ... [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. 172cm for all users, all directions, all speeds passing the exit from/access to this steep slope and also passing in the direction of the camera and towards it. There’s clutter, mud… See als ... [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The dynamic envelope of someone cycling a standard width cycle is 1m. Yet the space here is just 1.35m to be shared between all users. The feet of the barriers and the sandbags are trip hazards. ... [more]

[Image taken 1.5.21] Marygate car park, York. From this: #166422 and this: #157641 to this. Image showing what we’ve lost (to car parking). The width is now 330cm. But that’s the actual not the usable width. The usable width is a maximu ... [more]

[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 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]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There is around 233cm of hard standing between the edge of the table tennis tables and the grass. This is comfortable when the tables are in use. And permits people to walk/cycle/scoot etc past the ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables in this park. There is 336cm between them. This is comfortable when both tables are in use. And permits people to walk/cycle/scoot etc between them when they are n ... [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 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] 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. 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 20.4.21] Cargo cycle on Tanner Row, junction with Rougier Street, York. It is around 300cm long. It can use the Sheffield (rack) that other cycles can't as it has a stand and doesn't need the rack to support it. See: #167505 fo ... [more]

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle on Tanner Row, junction with Rougier Street, York. York. It is around 60cm wide. See: #167506 for image showing the length.

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate/Hurricane Way, York. The tarmac is around 225cm wide. Further images of this crossing from 18.4.21 see: #167367, #167369, #167370, #167371. Images of the shared-use route: #167341 and links. Images of ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Width of tarmac at this part of the central reservation (310cm) and cyclist to show space requirements. Central reservation see also: #167360, #167361, #167362. Images of the remainder of the c ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. There's a huge disconnect between the new provision across Clifton Moor Gate and the routes to and from it. For example, Hurricane Way, is permeable only to people on foot and on cycles at the ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, near Tesco petrol station, York. At its widest the tarmac measures 243cm (actual width). But at its narrowest (between the upstands) it’s 218cm (actual width). Then you take off 25cm or 50cm each e ... [more]

[Image taken 18.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, near Tesco petrol station, York. Indicative image of space required for just one user on a cycle at this right angle. Other images of this side of the crossing taken today see: #167350, #167351, #167 ... [more]

Measuring the features of Histon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right by Cranwell Court. Footway 2.0m Parking 2.4m Cycleway 1.5m Outbound carriageway 2.9m Inbound carri ... [more]

Measuring the features of Histon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right by the Linden Close junction. Footway 1.8m Cycleway 1.5m Outbound carriageway 2.8m Inbound carriage ... [more]

Measuring the features of Histon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right by the Canterbury Road junction. Footway 2.0m Cycleway 1.5m Outbound carriageway 2.8m Inbound carri ... [more]

Measuring the features of Huntingdon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right from the north side of the junction with the Observatory Path by a house called Farm Corner. Footw ... [more]

Measuring the features of Huntingdon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right from the crossing just north of All Souls Lane. Footway 2.0m Grass verge 2.6m Cycleway 1.5m Out ... [more]

Measuring the features of Huntingdon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right between junctions for Storey's Way and Marion Close Footway 1.8m Cycleway 2.0m Outbound carriage ... [more]

Measuring the features of Huntingdon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right at the dual crossing of Huntingdon Road by Oxford Road. Footway 3.0m Cycleway 1.8m Outbound carr ... [more]

Measuring the features of Huntingdon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right from Kaetsu Centre opposite 58 Huntingdon Road. Footway 2.0m Grass verge 2.4m Cycleway 1.9m Out ... [more]

Measuring the features of Huntingdon Road. Recorded in metres with a tape measure and a note taker, accurate to 0.1 m. Left to right from a secondary Murray Edwards College entrance opposite 12 Huntingdon Road. Footway 2.0m Grass ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. Showing the space it takes. For all captions about this cycle and turning circle see: #167286

[Image taken 14.4.21] Sheffields (racks) at Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The aisle (gap between the racks) is just 187cm wide. There was no room for me to be able to reverse out without lifting my cycle. For a second view of this site s ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.21] Sheffields (racks) in front of Boots and next to Greggs, Monks Cross, (Huntington), York. The aisle (gap between the racks) is just 187cm wide. The racks on the other side were in use. Baskets on the front of cycles of ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] This Winther Cargoo extends around 119cm in front of the Sheffield and around 28cm behind it. The Sheffield is 75cm long. See also: #167038. All cycles need turning space for the owner to be able to move them in and out ... [more]

[Image taken 10.4.21] With 120cm between them, the Sheffield stands on Butcher Terrace, Rowntree Park, York are practically and accessibly spaced. The Winther Cargoo (see also: #167039) extends 28cm beyond the rack at the back. See: #167037 ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Tower Gardens, Tower Street, York. This Babboe is around 236cm long and around 85cm wide. Many people in York use longer and wider cycles (including trailers: #164541, #166522, #164845) to transport children, animals, s ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Tower Gardens, Tower Street, York. This is a Babboe. It is around 236cm long and around 85cm wide. There is space at this location for wider and longer machines. I'd like to see something like the initiative at the Univ ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Outside York Explore, Museum Street, York. This is my cycle. It has front and rear panniers (bike bags). The front ones remain on it because they carry my locks. They make my cycle 72cm wide as a minimum. (There is spac ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Outside York Explore, Museum Street, York. An example of an as ‘unadorned’, unadapted cycle as you get. And rare in York. But it still takes up 170cm: 60cm in front of the rack and 40cm behind. (The rack – of the ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Outside York Explore, Museum Street, York. The spacing in front of the racks is 69cm. 70cm is the minimum recommended (LTN 1/20). This would be inadequate for some machines eg: #166521 Compare the space here with that i ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. On a slope or if racks are too close to an object, cycles can't stay upright and topple. This makes loading/unloading difficult. Here it means the cycle takes up more space between Sheffields t ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The racks are on a perceptible slope. My cycle slips and won't stay upright. (See also: #166690) For a further consequence of the slope see: #166691. For generic observations about the cycle pa ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. The large amount of space between the racks and the car parking means people can park longer cycles here. This cycle, for example, is 190cm long. At the widest point - the handlebars - it is ar ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Good access to the cycle parking from the car park (access route). The racks are not blocked by car parking spaces unlike at Aldi, Clifton Moor. The racks are flat-topped Sheffields, 70cm long. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Space (82cm) in front of the racks accommodates standard cycles easily. The racks are under cover, well lit and with lots of natural surveillance. See also: Asda Harrogate (good practice): #166 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. These are the design of racks known as Sheffields. These are 100cm apart - the minimum realistic spacing. See also: Lidl racks: #166686, #166687, #166688. Lidl racks slope issues: #166689, #166 ... [more]

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