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[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Terrace junction with Bootham, York. An NCN65 diversion sign for use during floodworks - Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme and the Clementhorpe flood defences diversion. Other images today: #17519 ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] St Benedict Road junction with Upper Price Street, York. Signposting clearly aimed at cyclists. It is part of the year-long Clementhorpe floodworks diversion. But it is not route- or diversion- or direction- specific. ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Cycle-specific signage. However, it fails because it is not route-/diversion-specific. There are two (that I know of) other long-term cycle diversions in place ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] One end of the flat, accessible, inclusive shaded route alongside the River Ouse - part of the Transpennine Trail and NCN65 - close to the Millennium Bridge. I ... [more]

[Image taken 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Many people know each other at least on 'passing the time of day' terms here. Likely because many are regulars - same time, same reason, same companion/s (dependants, dogs, cared-for people). But ... [more]

[Image taken 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This is the limited sight line if you have stepped/scooted/cycled/mobility scootered/wheelchaired into the road for people crossing from the passageway that leads to Queen Anne's Road and schools ... [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 7.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York COUNT. Murky morning. Between 07.55 and 8.25 I did a count of who passed through the underpass of the York-Scarborough rail line [see: #174587. ] COUNT RESULT: In 30 minutes 1230 people on foot ... [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] Looking towards Marygate carpark/Railway Walk, York. Congestion. No room for wider machines ('York'cycles) or wheelchair/mobility scooters to pass. 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 29.9.21] Scarborough Bridge, York, less steep slope from Railway Walk. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Unchecked foliage growth (weeds) in drainage channel. Other images today: #174547 and links.

[UPDATE: 1.10.21. CYC said it had been trialling bespoke drainage covers over the summer. The contractors will replace the existing items by mid-November 2021.] [Image taken 27.9.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this lo ... [more]

[UPDATE: On 1.10.21 CYC said intervention is planned - bespoke drainage covers - and should be completed within six weeks.] [Image taken 27.9.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The puddling following rain ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] York: junction with St Martin's Lane, Trinity Lane, Bishophill Senior, Bishophill Junior. Non-descript junction with no diversion or repeater/confirmatory signage to help people wayfind. Yet this is no short-term, loca ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] York: junction with St Martin's Lane, Trinity Lane, Bishophill Senior, Bishophill Junior. For people trying to follow the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion you make it to the top of the steep hill but ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane, York looking from Skeldergate. This is a steep uphill. You will be making a right turn and therefore crossing traffic, and doing it from a standstill if approaching from the Micklegate, North Street juncti ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane junction with Skeldergate, York. Overwhelming clutter of signage where you need to make a decision which direction is the one you need. And as the days get shorter and the clocks change (it can be dark from ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Skeldergate junction with Fetter Lane, York. Start or end of the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion. (See: #169586.) Too many signs. None says: 'Rowntree Park', or 'Millennium Bridge', ie the destinatio ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] See context: #172061 and links.

[Image taken 15.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The only exit/entrance on this side of the car park between it and the key cycle-ped-wheelchair route – including NCN65 – that passes it. Local peop ... [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 10.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] The lighting was not on, on the hoardings again today. For once I was able to get an image that shows how dark it is. (The lights don't continu ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The barricade is reducing the width of the route. It also reduces the attractiveness and feeling of safety. But it does help keep track of the growth throu ... [more]

[Image taken 6.7.21] Marygate carpark, York. A car park needs exits for the people who have arrived in a motor vehicle and have got out of it to do whatever it was they came to the car park to do. Exits/entrances need to be visible. They ne ... [more]

[Image taken 29.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Insufficient space for two groups of pedestrians, a dog and someone on a cycle. Despite the smiles, when the three on the left in the image passed me, one of the men said, 'You should have a be ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barricade is now redundant. Ie it is no longer creating and protecting access to/from (see: #169993) the car park and the route to/from Scarborough Bridge. It is therefore a hazard, as are ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barricade that, I assume, was intended to create, define and protect an entrance to/exit from (see: #169993) the car park and the route to/from Scarborough Bridge, etc, is now redundant and ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap intended to be an exit/entrance remains unprotected so drivers continue to park in it. Other images today see: #170372 and links

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The gap in the flood walls was temporarily closed earlier this month see: #169880. Today I saw the access to the walks and rides alongside the Ouse was open again. The route is part of NCN65. O ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Skeldergate, York. I noticed this sign today. Perhaps because the street was quiet so I could look ahead? And because my eye naturally followed the vehicles ahead? I can't read the yellow sign in the background in the i ... [more]

[Update: #172058, #172059] [Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars on the very well used ped-cycle-hire scooter route alongside the York-Scarborough rail line. See today: #169949 and links.

[Update: #172058, #172059] [Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The greenery needs cutting back particularly that at head height. Other images this issue today: #169949 and links.

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Greenery including the thorny, scratchy, tear-the-skin-and-clothes-kind coming through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway. This dogwalker is 6ft 2". He just fitted underneath the flower ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars are among the plants that reduce the width for use and the attractiveness of doing so along this very busy traffic-free link. Impact on the route today see: #169931 and links. Images from ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Uncontrolled growth through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway is a continual problem. In previous years it has massively impacted on the space available for all users of this motor tra ... [more]

[Image taken 3.6.21] York. Buttercups shining in the evening sun on NCN65 alongside Clifton Ings. (No streetview image here.) Today see also: #169891 and links

[Image taken 3.6.21] York. Buttercups and clover alongside NCN65 between Rawcliffe Bar Country Park and Homestead Park. (No streetview location.) I can't recall seeing fields of buttercups like these in previous years. Stunning. Today see a ... [more]

[Image taken 31.5.21] Skeldergate, York. This sign has appeared. I saw it for the first time today because I was looking for diversion signage before I got to: #169091. It's big but high up and, critically for me, it's generic. Hence my not ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] The signage pointing towards Terry Avenue has been removed - see Google streetview. It is for the duration of the Clementhorpe flood defences work/Terry Avenue closure see: #169586. Other images today: #169734, #169735 ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] The Transpennine Trail logo and the NCN65 number have now been added to the map. ** But ** the 'You are here' is not connected in any way to the diversion route for cyclists. I could not see where people were meant to ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] There's now a forest of signs (previous situation see: #169085). But still none directly and immediately addressing for people on cycles - locals and those following the Transpennine Trail and NCN65. See also: #169735 ... [more]

[Image taken 24.5.21] Marygate car park. The hoardings not only make the area oppressive and unsafe-feeling (a reminder of the bad old days of the previous Scarborough Bridge: #169478) but they also block the little light left. (There was i ... [more]

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. The date of closure for year-long works for the Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme was pushed back several times. (It finally closed on Monday 17 May 2021.) I went out today to take images to hel ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Group of four bikepackers came through the floodgate ie from the riverside route along the Ouse. They conferred as to their route. They headed up the shallower of the slopes to/from Scarborough ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. On the hoardings is the explanation for their presence (see: #169468). But who will see it? More worryingly is that this is not a good place to encourage people to stop and look at something, an ... [more]

USER COUNT 11.10.21. (A Monday as this was the only day I was free at this time.) Daylight, overcast at outside. Weather noticeably less summery/benign.17.04-17.33. COUNT RESULT: 177. USER COUNT 17.9.21 Delayed due to the diversion for ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. The sign is an explanation for the hoardings. (Content see: #169468.) But what a place to put it. At the bottom/start of a steep slope with no sightlines, in a space just over 3m wide (see: #169 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Location of one of the signs explaining the reason for the changes here. No maps of the area with warnings about other flood works along the Ouse that might well affect people parking here, or w ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Explanation for the hoardings and the reduced capacity of the car park went up this week. See also: #169468, #169469, #169470, #169471. Other issues here today: #169466.

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Broken branch obstructing the shared use route alongside the Scarborough-York rail line. The city has had a lot of rain over the past couple of days. See also: #169464

[Image taken 21.5.21] Royal Mail sorting office/West Esplanade, York. The small green sign saying Talk to us, we'll listen with the Samaritans number appeared on the upright of this signpost this week. A literal sign of the times during the ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. After heavy rain, there is now also puddling again at this end of the Bridge. See: #168503 and links.

[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 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. No details of the reason for the closure (see: #168828); how long it will be closed for, a contact for problems. See also: #169084 and links

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Map at right angles – not easy to consult. Nowhere for cyclists to secure or lean cycles while they look at the map. (This issue see also: #168889.) See also: #169084 and links

[Further comment 31.5.21 see: #169824] [Updated image 31.5.21: #169824] ] [Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169735] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. This sign is clear: road ahead closed. But you have already made the turn into here by ... [more]

[Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169734] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. The diversion sign for the floodworks that started today is for pedestrians. Where is the one for cyclists? Terry Ave its itself a 'destination' for people on cy ... [more]

Update: 9.6.21 There's still no mention of Rowntree Park or the Millennium Bridge on foot, on a cycle or by car. [Image taken 17.5.21] Skeldergate, York. Terry Avenue closed on Monday, 17 May 2021 for a year for Clementhorpe floodworks. Sig ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. [No streetview at this location.] Light is out and it’s dark. Same issue, same time see also: #168906 an ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. [No streetview at this location.] Light is out and it’s dark.[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail sta ... [more]

UPDATE: 6.10.21 Light out. [Update: Light still out 27.6.21. ][Update: A reply in the name of the Customer & Resident Services Manager on 18/05/2021 14:16 said: The current status of your report is: closed - development works. This street l ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] There is no reference to ‘Leeman Road’ as given on the cycle map as an alternative for when the gates to/from the station here ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] A third sign very close to the station entrance/exit but with limited information and nothing that will help someone who finds the ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] Two detailed signs. No help if you get to the rail station between 22.30 and 05.30 when the gates are locked. Neither includes the ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The largest text clearly suggests the information is only for, relevant to, people cycling yet the bridge was replaced to make it ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] Providing a map is a good idea. However, the map is aimed at people on cycles. It covers the whole city. The detail of the city ce ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] There are no clues the gates to the station are locked. There is a cycle map (right) but it is high up and on top of a bank. It’ ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The gates cannot be seen from even quite close to. There are three route signs and a map of the city for cyclists but no, ‘Gates ... [more]

Update: More on this see https://yorkmix.com/cycle-barrier-latest-police-responsible-for-closing-night-time-route/ [Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The gates are l ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. A basic overview of the diversions in place from the Millennium Bridge in the south of the city to Scarborough Bridge in the north. All are due to floodworks. See more images related to the signage ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Knavesmire, Racecourse Road, York. Some cyclists on wider and longer designs using the cycle-ped-wheelchair route (Trans Pennine Trail, NCN65 and local/utility destinations) across the racecourse cannot get through the ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Knavesmire, Racecourse Road, York. This cycle-ped-wheelchair route is used by wider and longer designs including trikes, recumbents, sociables on loan or on trial from local cycle businesses such as Get Cycling www.get ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Knavesmire, Racecourse Road, York. Looking towards Bishopthorpe Road from the racecourse access. The cycle-ped-wheelchair route (see: #168854) crosses from left to right (the black and white barrier). More images here ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Knavesmire, Racecourse Road, York. The road is open to motor traffic today as - despite the corona pandemic - there was horse racing. Looking towards the racecourse. The cycle-ped-wheelchair route (Trans Pennine Trail, ... [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]

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