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[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage to the dropped kerb and a considerable camber. As a pedestrian feel I am tipped towards the fast traffic on this busy narrow road. For some people it must be a considerable obstacle … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. I asked this couple if I could take this photo. They agreed immediately. They are on the pavement on the east side and heading north. They are therefore facing the oncoming traffic. People … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Completely obstructed pavement. The traffic calming scheme is supposed to deliver benefits for pedestrians as well as other non motorised users of the route. See obvious effect on pedestrians: … [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. This local resident was happy to pose for a photo. He said he'd already written three emails to CYC about the new layout and would be writing another today. He is not actually moving and his … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. 5.5.4 in LTN 1/20 … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Space requirements for pavement users 'Typical footway widths for people walking' : … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Image this position in other direction: #187626. Usable width 126cm - (50cm + 20cm) = 56cm. [Explanation: #187629.] Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Image this position in the other direction: #187627. Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Step out, wheelchair out, cycle out from here and your back is to any drivers turning into Denning's Yard access by accident or design. And the vehicles may … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Crichton Avenue/Denning’s Yard Access/Wigginton Road, York. Steep, pronounced camber, a solid wall one one side, a busy road on the other, and just 122cm wide. This location viewed in the other direction: #187625. … [more]

[Image taken 9.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. Context and links: #187621.

[Image taken 9.11.22] Denning’s Yard Access, Crichton Avenue/Wigginton Road, York. The pavement on the right is as much a desire line across the mouth of this road as is the coloured tarmac link between Foss Islands Path (immediately to the … [more]

[Image taken 2.11.22] Wigginton Road bridge (over Foss Islands Path) after Denning’s Yard Access, (Crichton Avenue) York. The pedestrian, mobility scooter, wheelchair user route to/from the hospital, but also Clarence Gardens (as a family … [more]

[Image taken 22.10.22] M X Park, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO32 9GZ. [NOTE: No street view yet at this location] The pavement is simply a stub – between the first disabled car parking space and Screwfix. There is no designated … [more]

[Image taken 8.9.22] Wigginton Road, York. Context and links: #186084. The pavement is unusable due to the combination of surface water on a path obstructed by uncut foliage and a cone.

[UPDATE: First the sign, then the sand disappeared. I hope the latter was cleared up by humans rather than dispersed by wind, rain and/or the movement of people over it. But another instance has appeared on the opposite corner: #186293.] … [more]

[Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. Context and links: #182647.

[UPDATE: On 27.5.22 I saw the branches had gone - the roadworks too.] [Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. A fallen branch and two smaller ones obstruct the pavement at a bus stop. Location: #182648. I reported it to … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. This Northern Gas Networks sign was obstructing the pavement (and must have been doing so even before it fell). It was light enough for me to move (see: #181993). Other images … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Field View junction with Haughton Road (northern end), York. Context and links: #181979.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Field View junction with Haughton Road (northern end), York. The pavement the dropped kerbs in: #181976 lead to is obstructed by a hedge that the residents do not keep trimmed back (view from the approach on the other … [more]

[Image taken 13.3.22] Bootham, York. Context and links: #180045. A cone in the pavement adds to the mess, confusion and hazards. As I was taking this image a steady stream of pedestrians moved through the works in both directions: at one … [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Marygate Lane, Marygate car park, York. Context: #178354 and links. The actual width reduces still further from 89cm (see: #178357) to just 72cm (see: #178360). The pavement is just 105cm – with a kerb on one side and … [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Just 78cm to pass this sign. This tall, thin person was happy to pose to illustrate how tight the space is... But also, being male, his widest … [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Ratcliffe Street, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] The pedestrian crossing was closed during the works. Burton Stone Lane has a 20mph limit but speeds are fast, … [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] A pavement width of 22cm? Context and links: #176416

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] This temporary sign is obstructing the already narrow pavement passing Mrs Greedy's cafe on a busy road. See also: #176418 and #176420. Context … [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Field View, York. [Note: The works signs were removed 29.11.21] Signs for roadworks visible. They look as if some are obstructing the narrow pavement in a residential area, with a … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] LNER Community Stadium leisure/health facilities car park, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] Context and links: #175859

[Image taken 13.11.21] [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] LNER Community Stadium leisure/health facilities car park, Huntington, York. This new (completed 2020) site has structures which are not protected from … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] [NOTE: streetview shows the previous structures on this site.] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. One of the many car parks at the stadium and leisure/health facilities that were completed in 2020. Yet there … [more]

[Image taken 3.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. Wet leaves may be pretty but they are also pretty slippery for people on foot and cycles (see also: #175434). Other image here today: #175479.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] See: #175392 and links.

[Image taken 4.9.20] Entrance/exit Bootham Stray, Alder Way, New Earswick, York. [Note: No street view on Bootham Stray.] The radar key gate opens both directions including towards and over the pavement. If there is a motor vehicle in the … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is the main entrance. But the clutter on the pavement and... more worryingly the insubstantial metal support of the barrier. A blind or partially sighted person might not see it. … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. There is also cycle parking and it is also free... But look at the clutter on the pavement - see also: #175126. Other images today: #175105 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. Anyone walking/wheelchairing/scooting/balance biking from the pavements that link this area towards the entrance to the outlet (ie towards the camera) will have their … [more]

[Image taken 8.9.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. Someone has cut the briars [see: #173640] that came over the hoardings of the Cocoa Works site and created potentially painful hazards for pedestrians. The … [more]

Pavement cycling at the deep water harbour at Wilhelmshaven - smooth and wide.

A decent footway width on this Llandudno street.

Update 1.7.21. Signs and work area had gone. [Image taken 29.6.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Sign obstructing already very narrow pavement (plus a second one beyond the blue car). It is not doing its job. It is redundant. It is a hazard. See … [more]

Update: Light still out 27.6.21. [Update: A reply in the name of the Customer & Resident Services Manager on Monday, 24 May 2021, 13:25:52 said: The current status of your report is: closed - development works. This street light has been … [more]

[Image taken 19.3.21] No Entry roundel and Except Cycles sign in the direction of Rougier Street from Tanner's Moat, York. Perhaps the most critical element for the permeability of the cycle network in the city. Despite the clear signage … [more]

[Image taken 19.3.21] Unassuming but oversubscribed cycle facility, York. The cycle cut-through crosses the pavement between Rougier Street (ahead) and Tanner's Moat (behind). It's narrow. The pavement is a very well-used pedestrian route. … [more]

[Image taken 19.3.21] Cyclist in York. She has come from either Rougier Street (avoiding Lendal gyratory) or Tanner's Moat who has dismounted to access the pedestrian crossing and is now continuing her journey on her cycle across Lendal … [more]

[Image taken 20.6.19] Tanner's Moat at its junction with Rougier Street, York. Massive vehicle blocking the cycle cut-through and therefore also the access to the drop kerb while the driver and his colleague had a fag. This is a critical … [more]

[Image taken 30.7.19] Congestion on Tanner's Moat-Rougier Street, York shared pavement and cycle cut-through. See also: #166021, #166022, #166023, #166027

[Image taken 16.2.21] Monks Cross, York, retail area has a network of pavements and cycle routes including around the perimeter. However, there are gaps in the continuity. For example there is no drop kerb for pedestrians or people on … [more]

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 … [more]

Chester Road Household Waste Recycling Centre . Stretford near Manchester. A pavement is completely blocked by a guard rail and overhanging vegetation forcing people to use the access road used by cars and HGVs. Reported to Trafford via … [more]

Manchester in Trafford. Sale M33 . UPDATE There are plans to vastly improve this road "Ascot is proposed to be a ‘shared surface’ (Shared-Space) to give priority to pedestrian and bicycles whilst still allowing cars, albeit in a safe way." … [more]

"CYCLISTS DONT RIDE ON PAVEMENTS Go safe on our roads it's everyone's responsibility" And a pretty narrow footway it is too.

lorry parked on NCN23 shared use path, Hatch Warren Way, Basingstoke Location: , Cliddesden (England, United Kingdom)

Whilst cycling this way today, we had the same pavement parking as this example (from last December). Forcing people walking into the road with 2 clear nearby legal spaces. https://t.co/ZecxP4G80M

This is where pavements were invented.

Shockingly good pavement with zero cars parked on it. Hard to believe that this exists.

Plenty of room here to widen the shared use path into Fen Ditton

See clip at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3oEBANEAJc

Van blocking contraflow cycle lane on Bateman Street. A daily occurrence for much of the year - certainly this last week, and most summers from July to October. There are, of course, parking spaces marked and vacant just across the road, … [more]

I wonder what the city council policy is on footway parking. Here, two of their vans pull up onto the footway in Cherry Hinton while their drivers buy themselves a sandwich. There is a car park immediately opposite, another 50m away and … [more]

The shared use cycle path between Bergholt Road Allotments and North Station is badly broken up (see also #71970, #71971, #71972).

The shared use cycle path between Bergholt Road Allotments and North Station is badly broken up (see also #71970, #71971, #71973).

The shared use cycle path between Bergholt Road Allotments and North Station is badly broken up (see also #71970, #71972, #71973).

The shared use cycle path between Bergholt Road Allotments and North Station is badly broken up (see also #71971, #71972, #71973).

Segregated shared use cycleway on the pavement.

Thanks, mate :-/

Pavements in Varel where cycling is permitted ("frei"). The narrow road, part of the cycle network D1 route is far from ideal. Location: Oldorf (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Red surface pavement cycleway on Lübsche Strasse. Traffic lights combined for pedestrians (East German 'Ampelmännchen') and bicycles. Location: Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)

Chelsea tractor on the school run Most children walk or cycle to this local child nursery. One selfish mother parks her black Mercedes SUV right at the entrance, blocking the pavement and much of the narrow road. Pictures of a similar … [more]

Mercedes SUV at child nursery Most children walk or cycle (see picture #19078) to this local child nursery. One selfish mother takes her Chelsea Tractor on the school run and parks it right at the entrance, blocking the pavement and much … [more]

Julius-Mosen-Platz; to improve visibility, the advertising should be taken off the glass shelters at the bus stop.

ADFC preparing a tour for Oldenburg's Mayor. Here looking at the many faults at "Friedensplatz" (Peace Square). Discussing the option of putting cyclists (en route to Steinweg) onto the road here and using the pavement cycleway … [more]

Cycle parking and pavement cycleways on Heiligengeistwall in Oldenburg. Location: , Oldenburg (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Red surface pavement shared use on both sides after crossing the river Aller near Verden. Location: Hoenisch (Lower Saxony, Germany) After crossing the river Aller, before crossing the river Weser.

The footway on the western side of Cavendish Road is the only one in the area that does not have motor vehicles parked across it.

Bus stop with shelter behind a busy cycleway by the "Hermann Ehlers Haus" in Oldenburg.

Floating bus stops with island shelters and a segregated pavement cycleway passing behind it.

Floating bus stop with island shelter and a one-directional segregated pavement cycleway passing behind it. See also #59406.

Floating bus stop with island shelter and a one-directional pavement cycleway passing behind it. See also #59407.

Bus stop lay-by and a pavement with a uni-directional cycleway in Oldenburg.

Pavement cycleway and floating bus stop without shelter.

Bus stop with shelter behind the uni-directional pavement cycleway. The lay-by is before the shelter. To board a bus users walk from the shelter to the bus entrance door against the flow of cyclists, which improves awareness of approaching … [more]

Bus stop with shelter behind the uni-directional pavement cycleway. The lay-by is before the shelter. To board a bus users walk from the shelter to the bus entrance door against the flow of cyclists, which improves awareness of approaching … [more]

Floating bus stop with a shelter behind the uni-directional pavement cycleway. The location for boarding the bus (white strip to the right) is before the shelter. To board a bus users walk from the shelter to the bus entrance against the … [more]

Floating bus stop with shelter behind the (unidirectional) pavement cycleway.

Bus stop with a shelter behind the cycleway, which bus passengers have to cross to board a bus. See also #50608.

At this bus stop the uni-directional pavement cycleway is segregated through the shelter and green island, using the path to the left, which in the contraflow direction is pedestrian only. It looks like being potentially a source of … [more]

"Theaterwall" cycleway passes directly behind a bus stop and shelter. This arrangement is very similar to that proposed for the 'floating' bus stops on Huntingdon Road and Hills Road.

A bus stop on Milton Road by a pavement cycleway at the junction with Downham's Lane. See also #59218.

A bus stop on Milton Road by a pavement cycleway at the junction with Downham's Lane. See also #59217.

A bus stop on Milton Road by a pavement cycleway. See also #59216,

Cycle path goes through a bus stop

Cycle path divereted into a bus lay-by in the wrong direction on the A52

Another delivery to la Maison du Steak do a delivery and blocking road users view of the lights. Noitce the space to the left of the photo, off road, nice and safe for all. Here's another example of this happening. … [more]

Pavement with segregated use on Green End Road - see worn out little blue sign on the lamp post in the background. Two cyclists signing the http://iitm.be/ChestertonTrafficReduction petition.

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKn3w2eMWHY This is breaking the law but also recognised as being very dangerous, mainly as it's a contraflow cyclelane. There are schools nearby and a lot of children use this to get to and from … [more]

End of foot and cycleway - no, it is not. The correct sign wood by white pedestrians on blue background. At other similar locations the council uses the equally wrong and even more annoying "Cyclists Dismount", e.g. #48247. At least the … [more]

A litany of parking blocking the pavement and forcing people to walk in the road.

See clip at http://youtu.be/JPNflV8ageU Okay, arguably there COULD be an exclusion here under the '88 RTA. But it's unlikely and not as if there are better places close by. Also, I'm not sure if any of these exclusions apply if on a … [more]

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