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[Image taken 14.5.22] Railway Walk/Marygate car park direction of Frederic Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] There are no signed entrances/exits between the car park and Railway Walk at its western end. Was this the resul ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.22] Railway Walk/Marygate car park direction of Frederic Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] 'Gap three'. Context and links: #182594.

[Image taken 14.5.22] Railway Walk/Marygate car park direction of Frederic Street/Hetherton Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Two of the three 'formal' gaps (though they are hardly 'formal' entrances/exits) in the fencing ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.22] Railway Walk/Marygate car park direction of St Mary's, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links: #182594. Railway Walk is usually busy (too busy at times, including at the start and end of the sch ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.22] View of Marygate car park, York from the eastern end of Scarborough Bridge. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] There are no signed entrances/exits between the car park and the infrastructure around it for people t ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] NCN65, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] A moving cyclist requires around 1m of lateral space. On a track just 1.65m that doesn't leave room to pass any other user easily. The lack of vertical features alon ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A runner shows how narrow the original route is... just 1.65cm. Despite this being very popular, a national route, and o ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking away from York towards the temporary path on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A clear faultline between old (damaged) and new (pristine) tarmac. Until around January 202 ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] A landmark people who use the path with recognise but visible from much further away on this temporary path. Other image ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York on NCN65. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Smooth tarmac nearly 3m wide. Other images here today and links: #182563.

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York from close to the access to NCN65 from Rawcliffe Bar Country Park. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Undamaged tarmac. Unweathered wood. And a cattle grid that does ... [more]

[Image taken 8.5.22] Looking towards York from close to the access to NCN65 from Rawcliffe Bar Country Park. Position very approximate. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #176152. The alternative route during the Clifton Ings ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Compare the gap (hatching, bollard) here with these: #181794. Other images today: #181783 and links.

[Later images: #182594] [Image taken 17.4.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Drivers obstructing both gaps into/out of the car park that lead to river routes, the accessible Scarborough Bridge ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Thorpe Street, junction with Southlands Road, York. Yes there is a yellow diversion sign but it's a long way ahead. Context and links: #180483. Other image, other topic today: #180482.

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, York. Context and links: #180487. The pavement is made very narrow - too narrow? - for people with pushchairs, pedestrians walking protectively (adults with children) or sociably (side by side, hand in ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, York. Context: #180487. Plus, look at the clutter on the pavement, see also: #180489.

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, junction with Nunnery Lane, York. The arrow shows a diversion sign for the Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme. It's a very long way ahead. Would it be visible in the dark, in bad weather, if your li ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane. The diversion sign is on the horizon. Until you are actually at the junction and look right, there are no clues as to where to go next. Context and links: #180483. In the d ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. Context and links: #180484.

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. Despite being a clear cycle route and immediately opposite your standpoint, the cycle infra ahead is NOT the route you want if you are following the offi ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. But now where do you go if you are trying to follow NCN65, get to the Millennium Bridge, the College, the Planets Trail (https://astrocampus.york.ac.uk/c ... [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] Rawcliffe Bar Country Park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] . Other image here today: #180364 and links. I wrote to the cycling team responsible for LTN 1/20 (www.gov.uk/government/publications/cycle-inf ... [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] Rawcliffe Bar Country Park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Compare the width of this cattle grid with this one: #173451. Other image here today and explanation for image: #180365. Other images today: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 18.3.22] Clifton Ings, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Sign that went up today on Clifton Ings (NCN65). It warns of closure for flood defence work between 8am Monday, 4 April 2022 and 23.59 Tuesday, 4 October 2022 ... [more]

[Image taken 16.3.22] Bootham, York. A driver passes cyclists. She/he has left space but has needed to go right up to the centre line. Would s/he have done so had there been queuing traffic in the oncoming lane stopped at the lights? I beli ... [more]

[Image taken 16.3.22] Bootham, York. The second vehicle is large and not untypical of the traffic that uses this key route. The advisory cycle lanes do not meet current guidelines. Yet people on cycles pass vehicles this size and larger whe ... [more]

[Image taken 16.3.22] Bootham, York. Works for the Scarborough Bridge to Bootham Park cycle route improvements scheme mean there are temporary lights. But there are no overtaking cyclists signs, there is no reservoir (temporary ASL) ahead o ... [more]

[Image taken 28.2.22] York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The removal of the previous barriers (#168478) has left a hazard: that stump. The introduction of the temporary barrier has brought with it an additional hazard: the sandb ... [more]

[Image taken 28.2.22] Knavesmire, York. The wooden barriers (see: image from 2017: #90867, image from 2021: #168478) have been removed. This is much more permeable - quadricycles and trikes use this part of NCN65 - but what is the long-term ... [more]

[Image taken 22.2.22] Rawcliffe, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The rain and snow from storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin means high water levels in York. This is the access to NCN65. There’s a cattle grid under the water ... [more]

Route 65 Millennium Milepost in Hull 191 miles to Southport 394 miles to Harwich Rotterdam 231 miles Zeebrugge only another 4 on that.

[Image taken 17.2.22]. NCN65, close to Water End (Clifton Bridge is visible in the background), York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] One of several trees that have 'slipped' or tipped in the high winds (Storm Dudley) to block/restr ... [more]

[Image taken30.1.22] NCN65, nearest road Fylingdale Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location and location is only approximate.] Tree blocking this popular cycle-ped-wheelchair route. Likely brought down by Storm Malik yesterday. ... [more]

[Image taken 10.1.22] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The hatched area is the gap to/from the car park and Railway Walk (NCN65) with links to riverside walks, schools, the rail station, tourist accommodation ... [more]

[Image taken 3.12.21] Water End junction with Government House Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links #176362.

[Image taken 3.12.21] Water End junction with Government House Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Low railing (hazard) removed. Context and links #176249. Other image same location today: #176363.

[Update: #176362] [Image taken 30.11.21] Water End junction with Government House Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Reported yesterday, wound with hi-viz tape today. Context and links #176249.

[Image taken 29.11.21] Water End junction with Government House Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #176249, #176250.

[Image taken 29.11.21] Water End junction with Government House Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This hazard is invisible (until you reach it or hit it). Location see: #176249 and #176251.

[UPDATE: See: #176289] [Image taken 29.11.21] Water End junction with Government House Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The railing that had been very visible on the left of the path is no longer there. However, there is ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] Looking towards the gap ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] Context and links: #176 ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The narrow slope betwee ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The higher - white laye ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme contact details. More specific finish date than: #176152. The signs are paired along the route. ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme details. Very clear. And several of these signs along the route (NCN65). Work started as soon a ... [more]

[UPDATE: Despite the sign indicating this was a long-term diversion "Mon-Fri 8.30-5.30 Follow diversion" I got a reply from the Environment Agency that said it was a diversion for a couple of hours: "That diversion notice was in place for a ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This lamp on St Mary's is one of the two sources of light near: #175869 and #175870. But it does not reach that junction. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context see: #175869, and links.

[Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This junction – used by people on foot, on cycles, on scooters, in wheelchairs - is unlit after dark. It is very narrow and hugely overs ... [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Context and links: #175473.

[Image taken 4.11.21] Context and links: #175473.

[Image taken 4.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. Ongoing flood works have once again closed the access between the riverside and (the accessible) Scarborough Bridge. There is a yellow 'tray' there for use by people who can't manage the ste ... [more]

[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.

[NOTE: 23.12.21 This issue has not been resolved. The puddle continues to form in/after rain.] [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 ... [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]

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