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Bridge over the White Cart at Pollok House.

Overgrown bushes along the path towards Pollok House from the southern side of the Pollok Estate. This was in the process of being cut back a little distance further on.

Overlapping barriers making it difficult to cycle into the park from the now shared-use footway.

Lanes for walking and cycling have been painted in various places in Kelvingrove Park, but are having little impact on where people actually walk or cycle. Not that the lack of compliance seems to cause any problems.

The cycle route through Robertson Park does not connect to anything outside the park. At this side it is the A8 Inchinnan Road.

The cycle route through Robertson Park.

A layout for learning to cycle in Robertson Park. The outdated cycle parking has been supplemented by some modern stands.

The cycle route through Robertson Park isn't the only way people want to cycle through the park.

The cycle route through Robertson Park is looking a little faded in places.

The end of McClue Avenue has been shorted and the area given over to parkland, but there's no proper dropped kerb to access the path to the left.

A flood prevention scheme has been implemented at Greenbank Park, and thus the entrances to the park have steps and ramps over the embankments that would contain any flooding. This is on the cycle route between Newlands and the Silverburn S ... [more]

Greenbank Park, approaching the bridge over the Auldhouse Burn.

A flood prevention scheme has been implemented at Greenbank Park, and thus the entrances to the park have steps and ramps over the embankments that would contain any flooding.

The Dumbreck Road/St Andrew's Drive/Titwood Road/Haggs Road junction outside Pollok Country Park. No sign of the proposed pop-up cycle route on St Andrew's Drive yet.

The bridge appears to be in the process of being rebuilt.

The track from the playing fields car park (see #170045) arrives at Guidmans Road just short of the path northwards on the other side of the road. However, the road is one-way.

From the playing fields car park, this track links to Guidmans Road and almost connects to the path network beyond.

The path from the allotments (see #170043) reaches the playing fields car park via this gate. The kerb could be lowered to make it more accessible.

While it is possible to cycle through from the allotments to the playing fields at Pollok Country Park, the path through the woods is unsurfaced and muddy in places, so won't become one of my regular routes through the park.

Path/road crossing near the Burrell Collection in Pollok Country Park.

A barrier with an asphalted path through the gap leaving the road into Pollok Park. This route leads to some quieter options for routes through the park. The notice is about reporting crimes against wildlife.

A path through Robertson Park in Renfrew, with a white line cycle route marked upon it.

A poor surface on the path the Glasgow to Cumbernauld cycle route is signed along in Glenconner Park. With a little bit of work it could even be quite nice, although the person cycling along the footway of Royston Road in the background wou ... [more]

Flooding across the West City Way in Kelvingrove Park. Not as deep as the previous time I went through it.

Keep Left pedestrians on the West City Way in Kelvingrove Park. But puddle ahead.

Main Entrance to John Leigh Park. At last the access has been improved. Previous access was a locked gate requiring stepping up the kerb across the pavement and through 1 of 2 pedestrian access'. The one on the left required stepping over m ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The angle of approach is tight but the zebra and the sign make it clear it's shared use. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This is the view the delivery drivers get as they exit the compound. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and links

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The bend on the other side of the crossing is blind and the angle too tight but the zebra is visible, and with the sign, it is clear all users ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This zebra across the access to/exit from the retail outlets isn't perfect (delivery vehicles waiting to be let into the premises completely bl ... [more]

[Image taken 12.4.21] Rawcliffe Bar, York, Park and Ride. See also (this location): #167104. For issues at the ladies loos at York station see: #166524

Update: An email from City of York Council dated 13.4.21 says: "We are working with First to open the toilets for longer. These toilets have been vandalised on numerous occasions. First did not have the capacity to have someone up at the s ... [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 10.4.21] Sheffield stands in use on Butcher Terrace, Rowntree Park, York. This Cargoo cycle shows how much space different designs of cycle require around them: in this case, in front. Trailers need space behind: #167280. For o ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Butcher Terrace, York. These Sheffields are at the entrance to Rowntree Park and among the green spaces at this end of the Millennium Bridge. So they are where they are useful. They are easy to find. They are clearly re ... [more]

[Image taken 9.4.21] Marygate car park York. Sheffields partially blocked. Work seems to have stopped for the timebeing but the barriers remain. There's still no shortage of other space in the car park for siting the materials store. You ca ... [more]

The new path in Dawsholm Park (on the right) ends where it meets the old path for the second time. A direct asphalted route through the park between Dalsholm Road and Ilay Road has been reestablished.

The new path from Dalsholm Road continues through the park and has at long last provided an alternative route around the section of park that was fenced off years ago. The fence is now lined with trees. The old path can be seen to the right ... [more]

A brand new path with a brand new barrier obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. The path to the left leads to a flight of steps, and to the right continues around the edge of this part of the park to link with the main path through the woods, b ... [more]

A brand new path with brand new barriers obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park.

A brand new path with brand new barriers obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. The new path links Dalsholm Road coming up from the river to the higher level part of the park, and bypasses the steps visible in the distance to the left of the pat ... [more]

A brand new path with a brand new barrier obstructing it, in Dawsholm Park. The new path leads into the muddy puddle on Dalsholm Road that still hasn't been sorted.

Update 29.3.21 Today the route was no longer blocked see: #166417. [Image taken 28.3.21] Marygate car park, York. The route to/from the river (and walks) and Scarborough Bridge (wheelchair-accessible since early 2019) was blocked on Saturda ... [more]

Steps and fly-tipping obstructing progress in Cowlairs Park. The whole park needs a revised network of paths and tidying up.

No Lorries allowed in Cowlairs Park.

[Image taken 28.11.20] Toast rack design cycle parking at Homestead Park, Water End, York (see also: #165414). Not recommended due to the upstand of the linking rails. See also #162533, #165413.

[Image taken 28.11.20] Toast rack design cycle parking at Homestead Park (https://www.jrht.org.uk/about-us/homestead-park) , Water End, York (see also: #165415). The upstand means every users has to lift or bump their cycle into and out of ... [more]

[Image taken 28.11.20] Toast racks at the former Moor Lane Park and Ride, Tadcaster Road, York. In use at the popup mass flu vaccination centre during the covid-19 pandemic 2020. Toast rack designs of cycle parking usually have an upstand. ... [more]

[Image taken 6.3.21] Street View image from July 2018 of car park in front of the Information Centre at the University of York. Line of (always oversubscribed) Sheffields barely visible on right at back of image. Compare with the profusion ... [more]

[Image taken 6.3.21] Tier electric hire scooters at Field Lane car park, York University - Heslington East campus. For the list of all sites documented and issues see #164663.

[Image taken 4.3.21] York St John, Haxby Road Sports Park, York, Tier electric hire scooters. See also #164821. For the list of all sites documented see #164663.

[Image taken 4.3.21] York St John, Haxby Road Sports Park, York, Tier electric hire scooters. See also # 164821. For the list of all sites documented see #164663.

[Image taken 2.3.21] Bootham Row car park, York, Tier electric hire scooters. For the list of all sites documented see #164663.

[Image taken 26.2.21] In Marygate carpark, York, Compost John joins the steeper of the two slopes up to Scarborough bridge. The bridge crosses the Ouse, leads directly into the rail station and creates an accessible corridor to/from other p ... [more]

[Image taken 26.2.21] In York, Compost John joins the original motor traffic-free route through Marygate carpark. This shows the route is far too narrow. See also: #157644, #164539, #164540, #164541, #164543

[Image taken 26.2.21] Compost John descends from the accessible iteration of Scarborough bridge, York to the original motor traffic-free route through Marygate carpark. His rig is nearly 4m long and requires a wide turning circle. See also: ... [more]

[Image taken 26.2.21] Marygate carpark, York. Compost John on the original traffic-free all users route through Marygate carpark. On the other side of the low fencing is a 4.5m covid-19 popup corridor carved out of the car park and put in p ... [more]

[Image taken 26.2.21] Marygate carpark, York. Compost John (John Cossham) is a familiar sight around York. His rig is distinctive. The trailer plus cycle is nearly 4m long. Cycle networks need to be able to accommodate larger designs (longe ... [more]

[Image taken 16.2.21] The cycle route around York, Monks Cross retail park is open to the road on this side. The blocks of paint link with a zebra crossing to the left. Therefore it is clear they comprise a pedestrian crossing. However if p ... [more]

[Image taken 16.2.21] York, Monks Cross retail park has a two-way cycle route around the perimeter. At the point pedestrians may be crossing there is tactile paving in the cycle route. There are no pedestrians crossing signs. It is not clea ... [more]

[Image taken 16.2.21] York, Monks Cross retail park has a bi-directional cycle route around the perimeter. Pedestrian routes 'trickle' from the car parking areas to the retail outlets and must cross the cycle route. Some pedestrian routes a ... [more]

[Image taken 16.2.21] This pedestrian route leads right through the York, Monks Cross retail park car park. There is a warning sign for pedestrians at the point it crosses the two-way cycle route: Look both ways. It does not specify that it ... [more]

[Image taken 16.2.21] York, Monks Cross retail park has a network of pedestrian and cycle routes around and through the car parking areas. The pedestrian route here seems to me to be very obvious. There is tactile paving on the pavement and ... [more]

[Image taken 5.2.21] During the lockdown in early 2021, people who can get to Monks Cross Park & Ride, York can exercise safely - and in directions almost as far as the eye can see. See also #162549

[Image taken 5.2.21] York, the car parks around Monks Cross Park & Ride offer space to scoot while schools and everywhere except essential shops are closed during the lockdown of early 2021. The surface is smooth tarmac and well drained. In ... [more]

[Photo taken 5.2.21] York ped-walking-cycling route. See details and omissions at #162547

[Photo taken 5.2.21] York motor traffic-free ped-walking-cycling route. No mention of Vangarde on the sign. To get to Vangarde you have to push beyond the park & ride office or follow the unsignposted route on cycle tracks then ride through ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Sheffield racks - installed end 2020 - are the toast rack design with an upstand. The latter means every user has to lift their cycle into and out of the racks. This is not therefore an accessible design. However un ... [more]

[Image taken 1.2.21] York, Monks Cross, segregated cycle and pedestrian routes end without a drop kerb despite the family and disabled parking bays opposite. By contrast access from the car park/parking spaces to the shops is kerb free and ... [more]

[Image taken 1.2.21] Walking route with symbol. By contrast the cycle route 'ends'. Though it is also the 'start'. So why the word and not a cycle symbol as elsewhere eg #156848? See also #162104 #162107 #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, York. No drop kerb to assist anyone who might need it and despite the disabled parking spaces opposite. See also #162104, #162108, #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, York. Pavement ends. No drop kerb for people in wheelchairs, using wheeled walkers, with a wheeled shopping bag. See also #162107 #162108 #162109

[Update: #169455] [Image taken 27.1.21] A Council officer said it was "a lot of work" to get this link installed retrospectively between two retail parks in Clifton Moor, York. However, signage was limited and did not give information about ... [more]

[Image taken 27.1.21] York, Clifton Moor retail park near Dunelm furniture and home furnishing outlet. The shared use link on the far side of the crossing looks like a service road to the rear of industrial units. In fact, as the new sign o ... [more]

[Update see: #169455] [Image taken 27.1.21] New sign for a shared use link at York, Clifton Moor. The sign (installed 18.1.21) tells people there is a reason to explore the link route. Therefore the new sign benefits the retail outlets on t ... [more]

[Update see: #161553] [Photo taken 21.9.20] The area of Clifton Moor, York, retail park with Dunelm (furniture and homeware outlet) at one end and Tenpin (bowling) at the other is connected to another retail park by a pedestrian-cycling lin ... [more]

[Updates see: #169455 and links] [Photo taken 21.9.20] Clifton Moor, York is a residential area, an industrial area, the site of many car sales showrooms, and retail and leisure outlets split across several sites all owned by and managed by ... [more]

Marygate Car Park gained a 'popup' social distancing covid-19 corridor in summer 2020. It is coned off from the remaining parking area. The original shared use route was around 2m wide. In November 2020, the Council decided to extend the or ... [more]

Marygate Car Park gained a 'popup' social distancing covid-19 corridor in summer 2020. It is coned off from the remaining parking area. On 20 October 2020, an E-scooter hire scheme bay appeared. The parking bays blocked access to/from the g ... [more]

Marygate Car Park gained a 'popup' social distancing covid-19 corridor in summer 2020. It is coned off from the remaining parking area. On 20 October 2020, an E-scooter hire scheme bay appeared. The bays blocked access to/from the gap in th ... [more]

Marygate Car Park gained a 'popup' social distancing covid-19 corridor in summer 2020. [But see update: #168548] It is coned off from the remaining parking area - the strip to the right of the wooden fencing, bound by the cones. It represen ... [more]

Marygate Car Park gained a 'popup' social distancing covid-19 corridor in summer 2020. It is coned off from the remaining parking area. It represents around 70 parking spaces. It enables users of a key route (two schools, the hospital, York ... [more]

Fundraising vehicles on the second Saturday before Christmas block the cycle route that runs around the perimeter of Monks Cross retail park. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626, #156627, #156628, #156845, #156846 ... [more]

Fundraising vehicles block cycle route that runs around the perimeter of Monks Cross retail park. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626, #156627, #156628, #156845, #156846, #156847, #157146, #157147, #157148, #157149 ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park two Saturdays before Christmas. Minster Lions fundraising vehicles block the cycle route. This may be one of the vehicles the driver in #157147 gave for believing the cycle track is actually disabled parking. See al ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park two Saturdays before Christmas. The cycle route around the perimeter is also used by pedestrians. The crash barriers were in situ on previous visits with no obvious purpose. See also See also #156553, #156554, #15655 ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park two Saturdays before Christmas. All ages visit and use the cycle route around the perimeter of the site. In the background is a young boy cycling on the route but towards a) crash barriers, then b) a santa ensemble, ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park. This vehicle was parked on the cycle route around the perimeter of the site. It was towing a generator which was in use for heating festive fare in one of the huts just visible to the right in the background. This m ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park two Saturdays before Christmas. This disabled driver blocked the cycle route with the vehicle. The open driver door is preventing a pedestrian from passing. The driver said they thought it was disabled parking. They ... [more]

Monks Cross Retail Park two Saturday's before Christmas. The 'traffic lanes' are very narrow. You can hear them in use. There is a drainage channel alongside the cycle route. The noise of wheels on grille is audible. The driver in this imag ... [more]

Monks Cross additional parking issues... At this location on this and each previous visit there has been at least one motor vehicle encroaching into the already narrow cycle lane. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #1566 ... [more]

Two trolleys left on the perimeter cycle route. The black basket was there on a previous visit - five days before. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626, #156627, #156628, #156845, #156846

Monks Cross, cycle parking too narrowly spaced and too close to the car parking such that cycles protrude into the area. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626, #156627, #156628, #156845

Monks Cross additional cycle parking issues... Cycle protrudes into tarmac (parking area), racks are just 79cm apart (between the mid points of the top bars), abandoned trolley. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626, ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park 1.12.20. The crash barrier in the background was end on when I approached and had fallen. It was hard to see. I moved it to be upright and hopefully a bit more visible to people cycling on this dedicated route. I cou ... [more]

1.12.20 at Monks Cross retail park two cars parked on cycle lane that runs around much of the perimeter of the site. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626

Monks Cross retail centre the day before the second lockdown ended. Shops such as Boots and takeaways including Greggs were open. There were people on foot and on cycle. A small collection of 'seasonal' huts had appeared in one corner. I th ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park (Huntington, York) 5.12.20. Cycle-specific infrastructure. Blocked by: (i) two crash barriers - with no obvious purpose (previously reported but not removed), (ii) a cone that seems to have no reason for being on th ... [more]

This is the view from the other direction of the 'festive'/'seasonal' hazard in the cycle-specific infrastructure at Monks Cross retail park (Huntington, York) on 5.12.20. See also #156553, #156554, #156556, #156557

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