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[Image taken 27.04.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. The wands have been reinstated. (Context: #193043.) The nearest wand has acquired a cycle symbol roundel. This adds further confusion and clutter to the nonsensical layout. … [more]

[UPDATE: 19.4.23 See: #193157] [UPDATE: On 18.4.23 The wand and the splitter island section had been removed. There were two cones on the island] [Image taken 15.4.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. Further damage to the splitter … [more]

[Image taken 17.3.23] Denning’s Yard access, York. The distance between the stopline (see: #192126) and the carrigeway is around 17-18m. Uphill. And crosses a very well used NMU path. The people on this have no warning when vehicle turns … [more]

[Image taken 28.2.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. The driver of the white van has ignored the Give way to oncoming vehicles sign and road markings. Other image here today and links: #191523. MY EXPERIENCE: One evening in the … [more]

[Image taken 17.2.23] York St John University, off Clarence Street, York. Speed cushions at the exit from the campus (looking towards Clarence Street). Street view from 2008, 2016, 2019 and 2021 shows a speed table at the entrance to the … [more]

[UPDATE: On 27.2.23 I met a LibDem ward representative in situ. On 2.3.23, at his request, I emailed him my views. These include (but are not limited to) how the changes do not reduce speeds but actually create danger and additional … [more]

[Image taken 8.2.23] Lendal Bridge/Museum Street (looking west-ish/towards Rougier Street), York. [NOTE I am unable to place this image correctly on street view] The spacing/positioning of the new cycle symbols. Context and links: #190890. … [more]

[MY EXPERIENCE 31.3.23 and 29.3.23: On my way south, ie towards the camera, this cycle channel was again obstructed as per the image. Parking here means there are no sightlines for anyone in any direction.] [Image taken 25.1.23] Burton … [more]

[MY EXPERIENCE: At 19.50 on 29.3.23 I was a pedestrian on this side of the road at the other end of the 'measures'. A cyclist - with a very bright front light - had entered the pound from this end. As he neared the entry/exit at the other … [more]

[Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (southbound), York. Priority signage. Speed limit, splitter island and cycle channel, single speed cushion. All this paraphernalia and no or little effect on motorists' speeds. Cycling between … [more]

[UPDATE: In the first week of January 2023 I saw the cones had been removed.] [Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (northbound), York. Splitter island, permanent priority sign, speed cushion and… double cones. Compare with the earlier … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context and links: #187784. I don’t know if it was this driver who activated the VAS. But note the road position of this vehicle. Other image today and links: #187780. MY EXPERIENCE: On … [more]

[MY EXPERIENCE 29.3.23: At around 12.25 I was cycling southbound. There was a driver behind me. I didn't use the cycle channel - it takes me out of the position I am most visible and can't be ignored. I maintained the line. Around 20m … [more]

UPDATES: In December 2022, as a pedestrian: the VAS continues to illuminate showing motorists are travelling faster than 20mph, plus twice I have seen drivers not give way despite the signs and the double lines when there was someone on a … [more]

[Image taken 2.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, (Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road) York. Looking towards Denning's Yard (privately owned) down the access route (public highway) from Wigginton Road. The railway passes along the bottom. This is … [more]

[MY EXPERIENCE. On 22.2.23 I met Guildhall Ward Councillor Craghill here to explain that it's not just this crossing that needs a 'solution' - precipitated by the granting on 17.2.23 of planning permission for the development of Denning's … [more]

[MY EXPERIENCE: Tuesday 14.3.23 My journey from here: #192083 to my home is 2.7km. 0.7km of that is motor traffic-free. Yet in the remaining 2km on the quietest - residential streets - I was subjected to bad driving. There was another … [more]

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