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[Image taken 22.10.21] Scarborough bridge, York railway station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The bollards at several places on the access to/from the more accessible bridge which opened in around February 2019 appeared soon ... [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.

[Image taken 29.9.21] Railway Walk, Marygate carpark, Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] I saw today this face of the sign is blank. Other images today: #174548, #174549, #174550, #174551, #174552, #174553, #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.21] Bootham Terrace, York. The surface is damaged and visibly deteriorating on every visit. My tyres (32c, so not skinny) now fit into the cracks. This means this surface is now a hazard for people on cycles. Other image t ... [more]

[Image taken 27.9.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Rapidly worsening surface damage on a critical, steep, narrow carriageway that leads to Scarborough Bridge and the rail station among other key destinations. This issue today see also: #174510. O ... [more]

[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-November 2021.] [Image taken 27.9.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this lo ... [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] Bottom of steep slope from Scarborough Bridge, Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The foliage has been trimmed to try to improve sight lines. But it's not enough. There's not ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Another cyclist alerted me to this chap doing a survey on the bridge this week. Great to be asked my opinion of something that is really good. The access ... [more]

[Update 11.9.21: The cones and signs have gone.] [Image taken 9.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Leftover/abandoned temporary works items create clutter, trip hazards, reduce the already li ... [more]

[Update 11.9.21: The cones and signs have gone. The sandbags remain.] [Image taken 9.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Leftover/abandoned temporary works items create clutter, trip hazards, a ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Scarborough Bridge, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No streetview at this location] More diversion signs (this time, though you can't tell, for electricity grid works) and therefore m ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Scarborough Bridge, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No streetview at this location] Diversion signs for works connected to the EV charging bays at the far end of the car park (see: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Scarborough Bridge, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No streetview at this location] Diversion signs for the works to connect electricity for the EV charging bays at the far end of the ... [more]

[Image taken 30.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] A bank holiday weekend and the foliage remains (original image: #172737) as do the plants growing in the drainage channels. The route is still limited to ... [more]

[Later image: #173642] [Image taken 13.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] The buddleia now (previous image: #172737) reduces the available width of the more gentle of the two slopes between Railway Walk/M ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.21] Ramp between Scarborough Bridge and West Esplanade, York. [Note: There is no street view at this location.] Is this flyparked cycle secured here an indication cycle parking is needed nearby? Or signposting to the exist ... [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 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 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The tendrils on the plants close to the camera show robust growth. This corridor may appear bucolic and shaded in hot weather but the unchecked plant and tree growth is hugely reducing the actu ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Unchecked plant growth further reduces the sightlines of the steeper of the slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge. Mud visible at the bottom. See also: #170505. Other images today: #170482 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Typical users of this key route. Note the blind corners - in all directions for all users, the mud at the bottom of the slope - evidence of drainage issues, and the unchecked plant growth - see ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Typical users of this key route between the rail station, tourist accommodation, leisure options and local connections. The women with the wheeled luggage have had to move to enable the people ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Two typical users of this key route between schools, the hospital, hotels and pubs, etc, and the rail station. And the space they require to move comfortably. They are sharing the space not onl ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This school group visiting from Malton had been to the National Railway Museum www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/ The greenery from the rail line makes the route even narrower. The group used this 'sort ... [more]

[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 14.6.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Weeds growing out of the drainage channels. Other images this issue: #170160. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Weeds growing out of the drainage channels. There is a problem with water puddling: #168503. Other images this issue: #170161, #174558. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 12.6.21] Marygate car park, York. A very large vehicle parked here today. People of all ages and levels of fitness and infirmity get out of their vehicles here and change modes to reach their destination, and reverse this on th ... [more]

[Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The sign on the left obscured by greenery is on the steeper of the two slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route passing it. Other topics here today - see update to im ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The bridge is not only functional it enhances the riverscape. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Even children in pushchairs can see the views - of activity on the river - from this version of the bridge. When the trees are leafless you can see the Minster too. Only tall people could see ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The 2019 iteration enhances the riverscape for all users including trip boat passengers. You can see into/onto the bridge. The previous version was like an iron trough. More images of this bri ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Transpennine service arrives into York station on the York-Scarborough rail line alongside the accessible cycle-ped bridge. The bridge connects directly with York rail station. However, the ga ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Looking along the ped-cycle bridge from the train station end. Compare with this image of the previous bridge: #169478. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The bridge opened to the public in April 2019: www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/17584357.yorks-scarborough-bridge-finally-reopens-4-4m-revamp/. The official opening was a couple of months later: https ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The previous bridge also spanned the river Ouse but there were steep steps at each end to/from the riversides: #169479, #169481. This Scarborough Bridge runs directly to/from the train station ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Panoramic image at the Marygate car park end. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. This is a panoramic image. This bridge over the River Ouse is straight. Other images of this bridge today: #169806, #169807, #169808, #169810, #169811, #169812, #169813, #169814. Royal Mail so ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers at the rail station end of Scarborough Bridge. See also (today): #169803, other dates, other locations: #169771 and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers at the Marygate car park end of Scarborough rail line. See also (today): #169804, other dates, other locations: #169771 and links. Scarborough Bridge images today: #169805 and lin ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] View from Scarborough Bridge, York. Royal Mail Sorting Office vehicle compound, looking towards the River Ouse. Less than 10 years ago the ‘vehicles’ were cycles. Spot the Beware Cyclists sign to the left of the ga ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers either side of the steeper of the two slopes down towards the route that passes between Marygate car park and the York-Scarborough rail line. See also: #169771 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The Marygate car park side of the bridge is planted with (what I think of as) wild flowers. This is the view at the top of the descent. See also here today: #169772. 'Blooms' at other location ... [more]

[Image taken 24.5.21] Marygate car park. The hoardings not only make the area oppressive and unsafe-feeling (a reminder of the bad old days of the previous Scarborough Bridge: #169478) but they also block the little light left. (There was i ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This is the bottom of the steeper of the two ramps to/from Scarborough Bridge. There’s a blind corner, insufficient space for the number and variety of users to move around comfortably and sa ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Group of four bikepackers came through the floodgate ie from the riverside route along the Ouse. They conferred as to their route. They headed up the shallower of the slopes to/from Scarborough ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. On the hoardings is the explanation for their presence (see: #169468). But who will see it? More worryingly is that this is not a good place to encourage people to stop and look at something, an ... [more]

USER COUNT 11.10.21. (A Monday as this was the only day I was free at this time.) Daylight, overcast at outside. Weather noticeably less summery/benign.17.04-17.33. COUNT RESULT: 177. USER COUNT 17.9.21 Delayed due to the diversion for ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. The sign is an explanation for the hoardings. (Content see: #169468.) But what a place to put it. At the bottom/start of a steep slope with no sightlines, in a space just over 3m wide (see: #169 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Location of one of the signs explaining the reason for the changes here. No maps of the area with warnings about other flood works along the Ouse that might well affect people parking here, or w ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Explanation for the hoardings and the reduced capacity of the car park went up this week. See also: #169468, #169469, #169470, #169471. Other issues here today: #169466.

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. Broken branch obstructing the shared use route alongside the Scarborough-York rail line. The city has had a lot of rain over the past couple of days. See also: #169464

[Image taken 21.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. After heavy rain, there is now also puddling again at this end of the Bridge. See: #168503 and links.

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Looking down the steeper of the two slopes between Scarborough Bridge and the shared use path (local leisure walks and cycle routes, and NCN65, Transpennine Trail) that leads to/from/past it. O ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Two pedestrians using the steeper of the two slopes between the shared use ped-cycle route between Bootham Terrace/St Mary’s and Scarborough Bridge/the River Ouse. On the other side of the br ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. This is the steeper of two slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge. It is used by everyone – despite the cycle signage. It is the first slope you reach on the shared route from Bootham Terrace/St M ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. On this shared-use route at the base of a junction with a steep slope to/from Scarborough Bridge, the diagonal measurements are 5m. Other images here today: #169284 and links.

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Looking towards the River Ouse with Scarborough Bridge on the right between this shared use route and the York-Scarborough rail line. The green hoardings are part of a compound for the Environm ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Indicative space requirement and position for someone joining the shared use route from the steep slope (all users) from Scarborough Bridge on an ‘unadorned’ cycle (unusual in York). Other ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The woman on her own is in the blind corner of the steep slope down from Scarborough Bridge. The two pedestrians in the background, moving sociably and comfortably, take up the available space. ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York (looking in the direction of Bootham). The width of this route is just 320cm wide despite it being at a junction with a steep slope. People on cycles need a runup to and sufficient space (turnin ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Width of shared use, two-way path at this junction with a blind corner and a steep slope to/from Scarborough Bridge, used by most people of all non-motorised travel modes, 320cm. The hoardings ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] There is no reference to ‘Leeman Road’ as given on the cycle map as an alternative for when the gates to/from the station here ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] A third sign very close to the station entrance/exit but with limited information and nothing that will help someone who finds the ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] Two detailed signs. No help if you get to the rail station between 22.30 and 05.30 when the gates are locked. Neither includes the ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The largest text clearly suggests the information is only for, relevant to, people cycling yet the bridge was replaced to make it ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] Providing a map is a good idea. However, the map is aimed at people on cycles. It covers the whole city. The detail of the city ce ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] There are no clues the gates to the station are locked. There is a cycle map (right) but it is high up and on top of a bank. It’ ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The gates cannot be seen from even quite close to. There are three route signs and a map of the city for cyclists but no, ‘Gates ... [more]

Update: More on this see https://yorkmix.com/cycle-barrier-latest-police-responsible-for-closing-night-time-route/ [Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The gates are l ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] West Esplanade, beneath Scarborough Bridge, York. Familiar face during her first day back promoting Sustrans (www.sustrans.org.uk/) for over a year due to the covid-19 epidemic.

[Update: the same cycle was flyparked here on 29.9.21] [Image taken 12.5.21] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Cycle attached to tree protector shows need for cycle racks here. There are Sheffields at the far ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. View from the riverside end - just reopened in its new width format - of the route through Marygate car park. The red block shows where the steep slope to/from Scarborough Bridge intersects with ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. A very steep slope leads to/from Scarborough Bridge. To get up a slope on a cycle you need a runup and to be positioned correctly. Wider, longer cycles (see: #165610), and those with trailers ( ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Cyclist position after riding down the steeper of the two slopes from Scarborough Bridge. This image tries to show how much space someone who is simply on a two wheeled, unadapted, cycle require ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Return of puddling after rain. Disappointing. It had seemed resolved in November 2020. Images of the problem from September 2020: #168503 and links.

[Image taken 24.9.20] Scarborough Bridge, York. Puddling on the new bridge (formally opened April 2019). The bridge is an accessible replacement for the original. It links the station and areas beyond with the Clifton/Bootham side of town a ... [more]

[UPDATE: #174507] [Image taken 24.9.20] Scarborough Bridge, York. Puddling on the new bridge (completed February 2019). The water remains after rain stops. It hugely reduces the usable width for pedestrians, cyclists and wheelchair users. P ... [more]

[Image taken 2.5.21] Marygate car park, York. The narrowness at the stretch is due to this compound. It's at the worst possible point. A slope links the bridge to the car park and a ped-cycle-wheelchair-hire scooter/hire cycle route passes ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Marygate car park, York. This driver is blocking the gap in the fencing that permits permeability to the very many pedestrians, cyclists, wheelchair, etc. It was created in response to the siting here of the Tier scoot ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Marygate car park, York. This is a very well used route. It leads (among other destinations) to/from Scarborough Bridge, the river and walks, and to/from York train station and beyond. See: #167755 and links. Other blo ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Marygate car park, York. Only agile pedestrians who can walk unaided can get through the gap. See: #167755 and links.

[Image taken 25.4.21] Marygate car park, York. See: #167755 and links.

[Image taken 25.4.21] Marygate car park, York. See: #167755 and links.

[Image taken 25.4.21] Marygate car park, York. The problems of access, safe passage through, signage (lack of) continue. Yet for half of 2020 this was the poster image of a response to the need for social distancing for covid-19 and, as a r ... [more]

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21] Marygate car park, York. This family (two adults, a child cycling independently and one on the back of the mother's cycle) had reached this sign #166382. With the route ahead blocked and no safe diversion route signed ... [more]

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

[Image taken 28.3.21], Marygate car park, York. See also: #166371

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]

[Update see: #169651] [Image taken 26.3.21] Marygate car park, York. Cycle parking blocked by machinery in action. See also: (blocked Sheffields) #166267, #165767, #165768, #165769; (Tier hire scooters and issues): #164663; (popup covid-19 ... [more]

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