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[Image taken 10.6.21] North Street, York junction with Bridge Street and Micklegate. It's part of route NCN65, it's got 'early greens' for cyclists on this side of the junction and on the opposite side - Skeldergate. It passes the rail stat ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Like the racks on the other side of the entrance these racks are too close (see: #167732). Other images of the racks on this side see also: #169112 and links.

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. The cycle parking on this side of the shop has no protection from vehicles parked/being parked this side. Longer cycles or a rig with a trailer could block the pedestrian access. See also ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Easy to find. Close to shop entrance. Good surveillance. See images these racks, this side: #169113, #169114. More images of the racks on this site see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[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. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[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 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. Further images of these racks taken today see: #167727 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Sofology, Hurricane Way, York. (Position in forecourt see also: #167340.) These Sheffields (racks) have a sloping and elongated shape. The person who owns the cycle had thought the design might work for her but the pro ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Tower Gardens, York. These Sheffields are 115cm apart. This means there's: a) room for a family sharing a lock/locks (left), b), space on the opposite Sheffield for another cycle, and, c) critically, clearance for some ... [more]

[Image taken 13.4.21] Library Square (Museum Street/Lendal Bridge), York. During covid-19 lockdowns, the previously safe and 'human-feeling' space in front of York Explore (library, cafe, events space) has become a de facto parking area. Po ... [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 3.2.20] Lidl, James Street, York. The Sheffield (racks) are easy to find, recognise as cycle parking and access. They are under cover. They are in a well lit location. You do not need to cross road to move between them and the ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Rougier Street, York. The paved area narrows from one end of the racks to the other. The gap between the rack and the road is 104cm at its narrowest point and 125cm at the widest. See: #166755 and: #166756

[Image taken 6.4.21] Lidl, James Street, York. Two issues. Problem 1. The cycle parking is nowhere near the trolleys or the supermarket entrance/exit - see: #167030. Problem 2. The cycle parking is on a slope. I need both hands to load my c ... [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]

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane now has protection from orcas. So taxi driver parks on footway at a pedestrian crossing point instead.

A bus stop boarder followed by a sudden swerve around a marked parking bay.

Van parking obstructing the dropped kerb for the path connecting Plean Street to the NCN7 cycle path. The bollard is largely superfluous, given the width of the opening.

The lonely cycle loop on the left. At present this one loop is the only cycle parking facility in the area, there aren't any outside North Star Coffee or Yoga Hero. More cycle parking needed in visible areas.

[Image taken 15.3.21.] Exhibition Square, York (5/5). The new - March 2021 - information totem (visible side-on between the statue and the traffic lights on the left) adds clutter. (See also #160828, #160855, #160860, #160862.)

[Newer image: #169923] [Image taken 15.11.18] York rail station. It had a standard-setting feature outside its ticket office - a Sheffield rack for people buying or collecting tickets, or getting travel information. When the office was relo ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.20] No cycles sign at the new ticket office at York rail station. (See also #165416, #165418, #165419, #165421.)

[Image taken 10.10.20] When the new ticket office opened at York station in October 2020, the cycle rack was no longer provided (See: #165421). Worse, staff and signage warned customers they could neither take their cycles inside while they ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.20] There's a great deal of accessible, covered cycle parking within 100m of this sign. But you wouldn't know it. This is a missed opportunity. See also #165416, #165419, #165420, #165421.

[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]

One of a number of piles of leaves in the Great Western Road pop-up cycle lane, and a goods vehicle being unloaded completely obstructing the cycle lane.

The Alderman Road cycle lane ends by veering into a signed but not marked shared footpath across to Kelso Street.

Deteriorating road surface beyond the mini-roundabout on Alderman Road. The cycle lane appears to be in the poorest of condition compared to the surrounding road surface.

Deteriorating road surface on much of the Alderman Road cycle lanes. The opportunity could be used to swap the parking and cycle lanes about, which would result in less wear and tear on the cycle lane in future.

[Image taken 6.3.21] Myriad, multi-coloured Sheffields in front of the Information Centre at the University of York. See the 'before' image #165053. On 18.3.21, the University replied to questions about the provision. (See also: #165049 fo ... [more]

[Image taken 6.3.21] Ron Cooke Hub, University of York. Public air pump next to Sheffields. See also: #165049, #165050

[Image taken 6.3.21] Ron Cooke Hub, University of York. This Sheffield rack has been designated an 'oversized' cycle parking space. See also #165049, #165051

[Image taken 6.3.21] Ron Cooke Hub, University of York. This Sheffield rack has not been moved to accommodate cycles that are longer in front. However, it has been designated an 'oversized' cycle parking space with a bespoke sticker and gra ... [more]

[Image taken 5.3.21] Sheffields near Tier electric hire scooters at Leeman Road, York. Close to the rail station and the National Railway Museum.

[Image taken 2.3.21] Rougier Street junction with Tanner Row, York. This triangle is cluttered. It has bus stops along the Rougier Street side, with shelters and bus stop signs. There's a new info 'totem' (located too close to the cycle ra ... [more]

[Image taken 4.3.21] Cycle parking, Broadway, York.

[Updated image 4.5.21 #168512] [Image taken 18.2.21] Flyparked cycles on Micklegate, York. The owners were getting coffees next door. Just one example to illustrate that more cycle parking is needed at this end of the street. See also #1643 ... [more]

This image from Google Street View shows full Sheffield racks in August 2019. Micklegate is close to the city centre and is home to independent bookshops, cafes... I believe there is a need for more cycle parking - specifically, closer to t ... [more]

[Update: 3.3.21] On 1.3.21 a CYC employee said: "The current space on Micklegate has been provided as a temporary e-scooter parking bay." On 2.3.21 a Tier-employee said: "The intention is for the e-scooter parking to take up a car park ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The outside of the Folk Hall has been landscaped. It looks inviting. There are two areas of seating. The benches at this location are attractive - with wooden elements, have arm rests for people who need to push themsel ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall (https://newearswickfolkhall.com/about/) is a long, attractive building. Even into 2020, access from the road, for example for people with cycles or using mobility scooters, was poor. It wasn't clear how y ... [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 4.2.21] The Folk Hall www.jrht.org.uk/about-us/new-earswick-folk-hall in New Earswick is run by the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. It has a cafe, library, meeting spaces, post office and rooms for hire. Following refurbishment ... [more]

[Image taken 8.12.20.] Exhibition Square, York (4/5). To the right of the Art Gallery is a gate. It leads to open space. But you have to know it's there to find it. It doesn't look as if the public is permitted through the gates. It doesn' ... [more]

[Image taken 8.12.20.] Exhibition Square, York (3/5). Yet another statue of yet another bloke in 'funny clothes' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Etty) And an oblong tray of fountains which resembles nothing so much as a 'paddling po ... [more]

[Image taken 8.12.20.] Exhibition Square, York (2/5). The Square (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exhibition_Square) is a space that could be - should be - a meeting place for people. A sociable area. Yet any character is defined by vehicles ... [more]

[Image taken 8.12.20.] Exhibition Square, York (1/5). The Square is on several routes into/out of the city centre on foot and by cycle. There's York Art Gallery (https://www.yorkartgallery.org.uk/) to one side, King's Manor (University of ... [more]

Space to the right of the York Community Stadium Leisure Complex. It could be realistically and usefully used for cycle racks for families and people with disabilities. Racks could be a mix of lower and standard height longer Sheffields, sp ... [more]

The frontage of the York Community Stadium Leisure Complex. Insanely limited outdoor seating and inexplicably no cycle parking close to the entrance for families or people with disabilities. See also #157906, #157907, #157908, #157910, #157 ... [more]

The frontage of the new (opened December 2020) York Community Stadium Leisure Complex. There's space for - signed - cycle parking for family groups and disabled/wider than standard cycles to the right of the entrance. See also #157906, #157 ... [more]

Cycle parking already in use despite being far from the entrance to the newly opened (mid-December 2020) York Community Stadium Leisure Complex www.better.org.uk/york-stadium-leisure-complex. There are no wider spaces for families or trikes ... [more]

Cycle parking at the newly opened York Community Stadium Leisure Complex. It's further from the facilities people will be visiting than the car parking. See also #157906, #157907

Car parking - disabled and non - at the new (opened mid-December 2020) York Stadium Leisure Complex (www.better.org.uk/york-stadium-leisure-complex) is closer than the cycle parking. There is no specific cycle parking provision for family g ... [more]

Three well used and securely installed sheffield stands have been removed to install this Amazon collection point. This was exemplary cycle parking - until it was destroyed.

Three securely installed and well used sheffield stands have been cut off at ground level to install an Amazon collection point. This was exemplary cycle parking - until it was removed.

Amazon pick-up point installed at the cost of 3 well used and securely installed sheffield stands. This was exemplary cycle parking - until it was destroyed.

Adult and child cycles among the empty Sheffields at York community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium). See also #157154, #157155.

Adult and child cycles among empty racks at the community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium). See also #157154

First ever users of the cycle parking at the community stadium at Vangarde/Monks Cross (www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium)? See also #157155

A pavement parked van is obstructing the path of a disabled man on a mobility scooter. We spoke to the driver and they finally shifted the van to give enough space, reluctantly, after several minutes of waiting. Lots of people were squee ... [more]

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]

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

Quality HGV parking in the cycle lane at Tesco!

The first #Hebrew #FietsVlonder in #TelAviv. #bicycle #parklette. #Parking space for one single #car gives way for 12 bicycles to park. Great for local businesses. #Florentin neighborhood, Tel Aviv https://t.co/ImXk738jCG

Driver of BV07 YYT parks up on pedestrian crossing on #HIlls Rd #Cambridge. Illegal in several ways. Highly dangerous. And removes the ability to distance. https://t.co/er8xXyhCYu

Wharfeside Trafford Manchester . New Tram stop has cycle parking for 10 bikes at Wharfesdie Tram stop on the Metrolink line between Dumplington (Trafford Centre ) and Manchester

Spinningfields Manchester . 2 car spaces given over to 24 cycle parking spaces near to the Coop. Carshapedparking. https://www.cyclestreets.net/location/105368/ WOULD @co opuk CONSIDER (encouraging local councils) PUTTING CYCLE PARKING ON ... [more]

Middle of a Wednesday and this cycle parking is full again. It really needs expanding.

@IanGManning @camcycle Any idea how we can deal with this blatant illegal parking? It's not isolated, it's parked up here a lot. https://t.co/WZRZZ9MRu6

covered bicycle parking in Merkator

Underdeck cycle parking See also #112357

Underdeck cycle parking See also #112358

Underdeck cycle parking

Cycle parking. Several stands not bolted down.

Cycle parking. Stands not bolted down.

Cycle parking outside print unit

Wessex House secure cycle shed

Wessex House cycle parking

6W cycle parking

4W cycle parking Next to #112348

6 West cycle parking Next to #112349

4 East cycle parking

2 East cycle parking - Sheffield stands are too close to the wall making it them difficult to use. Also see #112345

2 East cycle parking Also see #112346

University of Bath secure cycle shed

Baldock Road recreation ground cycle parking , Letchworth Garden City (3 x Sheffield stands)

Truck parked directly over the cycle path and pedestrian area rather than the directly adjacent parking bay.

Beehive pub with cycle parking

Which would you choose? Sheffield stand or two tier racks It is a unanimous vote for Sheffield stands. Much more popular. Cycle parking in the basement of 50/60 Station Road.

Parked cars, Istanbul - presumably someone somewhere has the keys.

Sheffield cycle stands near the entrance of Lidl on Andersonstown Road with capacity for 8 bicycles.

Sheffield cycle stands beside the entrance of Dunnes at the Abbey Centre in Newtownabbey with capacity for 12 bicycles.

Sheffield cycle stands beside the entrance of Connswater Shopping Centre on Bloomfield Avenue with capacity for 10 bicycles.

Wall-mounted bicycle stands in the underground car park of CastleCourt Shopping Centre with capacity for 5 bicycles.

Sheffield cycle stands beside the entrance of McDonald's on Glenmachan Street with capacity for 6 bicycles.

Covered Sheffield cycle stands beside the entrance of Olympia Leisure Centre on Boucher Road with capacity for 16 bicycles.

Sheffield stands beside the car park of Lidl on Castlereagh/Montgomery Road with capacity for 6 bicycles.

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