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[Image taken 22.10.22] M X Park, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO32 9GZ. [NOTE: No street view yet at this location] There is no protected space that will be kept clear in front of the entrance. This means people – who could be … [more]

[Image taken 10.7.22] Rowntree Park, York, [NOTE: No street view at this location.] There was an ice cream van at the other entrance when we arrived. (Or possibly the same one.) That one as this had its engine running. Air pollution. This … [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Library Square, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links to all images from today: #182481. It strikes me this issue is like the school run conundrum: you want to keep your kids safe so you take … [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Library Square, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] A motorist drives into what used to be a 'people' space until 2021. The driver waits with his engine running. He is polluting the space with toxic fumes, … [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Many cyclists wheel their machines across this junction: there are public toilets and a cafe opposite; or people have wheeled along High Petergate (through Bootham Bar) as it is … [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. This is an extremely busy junction for non-motorised users. These include residents, business visitors, tourists, pupils from the nearby school.... There are the city walls, the … [more]

[Image taken 13.3.22] Tanner's Moat, York. The double yellow lines are just 212cm long. This means all vehicles that park here: #166027, #166023, obstruct the cut-through, and obscure all the sightlines... for all non motorised users. These … [more]

[UPDATE: #175972 and links] [More recent image: #174540 and links] [UPDATE: 22.8.21 An "area coach for Taco Bell" responded to an email I sent to the Head Of Operations for Taco Bell using an address at the which seems to … [more]

[Image taken 3.8.21] Library Square, York. For context see: #173012.

[Image taken 3.8.21] Library Square, York. The scaffolding has been removed from the front of the library. This means the racks to the left of the entrance (left out of shot) are again full with ‘York’cycles ie bikes that carry kit and … [more]

[Update: The cones disappeared when the scaffolding on the Library disappeared in August 2021. The bent cycle rack remains wonky.] [Image taken 15.7.21] Library Square, York. (See also: #167118) Following the closure of the council offices … [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] York rail station, York. Car park still signposted as closed. But today there is at least a gap through and no cyclists dismount signs. Images from yesterday see #171329 and links. Once through the visible exit, it was … [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Pre-covid pandemic this was a polluted, chaotic and therefore hazardous area for people on foot, on cycles and in wheelchairs. There were more active travellers than drivers or passengers. Yet it … [more]

[Image taken 11.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the old swimming centre.) The brand new leisure and health … [more]

[Update: 21.6.21 The scaffolding has gone.] [Image taken 29.5.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York by the city walls. Scaffolding further reduces the width of the pavement. The child fell off his cycle into the road, in the crush. Two … [more]

[Image taken 24.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Tier e-scooter/e-cycle bays have moved into the car park. Perhaps for the duration of the works around the replacing of the Lendal Bridge floodgates (see: #166252). Will people be confused or … [more]

[Image taken 12.12.20] Monks Cross retail park, Huntington, York, two Saturdays before Christmas. 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 … [more]

A Wee sign telling people about Air Pollution. On the Middle of a post on the Shared Use Path. Priory Road is an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) which sign does not say. It does mention Bicycles and Walking. "Pollution Fact #1 … [more]

Another example of how this junction design needs to be revisited. And why the whole of this place stinks of car fumes. The pollution here is so bad it utterly stinks!

A bus pumps out more visible pollution on Kathmandu's ring road.

Pedestrians cover their mouths in a futile attempt to block out the pollution from Kathmandu's ring road.

Horrendous pollution in this city in northern China.

Somewhere in China a Brit has invented a bike that creates clean air as you ride along. It has caused a splash as it highlights the problem of coal burning fire stations that pollute.

More useless signage - it's perfectly obvious at night that the pier is unlit.

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