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[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme contact details. More specific finish date than: #176152. The signs are paired along the route. ... [more]

[Image taken 25.11.21] Clifton Ings, York. [NOTE: Location approximate and no streetview along the route.] Clifton Ings Flood Alleviation Scheme details. Very clear. And several of these signs along the route (NCN65). Work started as soon a ... [more]

[UPDATE: Despite the sign indicating this was a long-term diversion "Mon-Fri 8.30-5.30 Follow diversion" I got a reply from the Environment Agency that said it was a diversion for a couple of hours: "That diversion notice was in place for a ... [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] York Road, Haxby, approaching the ring road roundabout. "Happy 18th Ellie" banner. Aimed at a driver. Scope here for eye-catching nudge messages: "Ellie, if you want to make it to your 80th birthday, get a bike." Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 11.11.21] York Road, Haxby, approaching the ring road roundabout. So much clutter: five signs, one poster, one banner. None challenges drivers to re-think their journey. The signs for cycling are tiny. They do not give distance ... [more]

[Image taken 7.11.21] Haxby Road, York approaching the ring road. A sign that gives all the wrong messages: it's an old fashioned worn-out design giving an old-fashioned worn-out message: "Thank you for driving Carefully" (Sic). What's need ... [more]

[UPDATE: 31.10.21. The sign and cone have gone.] [This sign and cone were still here 24.10.21. [Image taken 18.10.21] Longfield Terrace, junction with Sycamore Place, York. The diversion sign (context see: #174818) and cone have been moved ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. The cyclist crossing these two lanes is unavoidably side on to the traffic coming from the left. There is no protection from any vehicles. On around 50 per cent of my journeys - ma ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Pushing off when the light opposite has turned green and the signal is audible. There is no protection from pedestrians crossing ahead of the cyclist. There is no protection from t ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Activating the temporary cycle crossing. There are no road markings to tell drivers where to stop/to increase observance of the all traffic stopping lights and no markings to keep ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Pedestrians must cross the cyclist exit and this is a very busy route to-from the rail station (see: #169506). It also floods: #169496, #169497. Context and links to other images t ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is signage ahead of a temporary lit crossing over two lanes as part of the diversion for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme which was in place mid-May 21 to la ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Sycamore Place, York Even if people want to report a sign that is damaged, in the wrong place or has fallen, they often/usually can’t: there’s no or insufficient information on it. (See also: #174812, #174814.) Or ... [more]

[Update: this sign was moved to: #175202] [Image taken 11.10.21] Sycamore Place, York. Why is this temporary sign and the cone here? As I was taking a photo (for other purposes – see: #174812) someone stopped to ask, "Are you interested i ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Context and links see: #174805. What does "access" mean here? Is this sign for people on cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Positive point: Trans Pennine Trail sticker. But what is the printed number 65? (Compare with the sticker in: #174811.) A ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. But there is no clue as to why this sign is here, who could use it - there's no destination, ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. For context see: #174805 and links.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. If you happen upon this you don't know where it goes. (Where does it lead to if you follow the arrowed direction? What is in the other direction?) There is no clue which of the sev ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. Cycle sign has identity and route number. Though no local info (Millennium Bridge, Rowntree Park in one direction or railway, Scarborough Bridge, for example, in the other). It see ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Compare two wheelchair signs (see: #174807 and #174808) with the cyclist sign (see: #174806). The whee ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Context and links: #174803.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Sandbags that stabilise signs need to be checked for damage. Their contents are skid and slip hazards ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. A sand bag used for stabilising a temporary sign has split and been moved/removed. But the sand – a ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane, York looking from Skeldergate. This is a steep uphill. You will be making a right turn and therefore crossing traffic, and doing it from a standstill if approaching from the Micklegate, North Street juncti ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane junction with Skeldergate, York. Overwhelming clutter of signage where you need to make a decision which direction is the one you need. And as the days get shorter and the clocks change (it can be dark from ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Skeldergate junction with Fetter Lane, York. Start or end of the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion. (See: #169586.) Too many signs. None says: 'Rowntree Park', or 'Millennium Bridge', ie the destinatio ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Good practice: this sign includes cycle parking. See also: #174308 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Rawcliffe Park and Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Good practice: this sign includes cycle parking. The clear listing (see also: #174309) shows there is provision here see: #174307. Other images here today: #174305 and links.

[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 7.9.21] Marygate car park/Railway Walk, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Context see: #173865, #173866. Explanation for image: #173868. All images here today and on 6.9.21 see: #173861 and links.

[Image taken 7.9.21] Marygate car park/Railway Walk, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] The route for all users (not simply pedestrians as the sign says) is blocked. Same issue different location: #173867. The reason this is a pr ... [more]

[Image taken 7.9.21] Bootham Terrace, York. No signs warning of diversions on the other side of the rail line (through the underpass). A sign on the right is not fulfilling its purpose so is effectively flytipped. As is the frame to the lef ... [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] Crichton Avenue, York entrance to/exit from Foss Islands Way. The signage includes one for the Orbital Route. Context see: #173656 and links.

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat/Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. Clear signage for cyclists. A clear view of the ramp. The visibility means pe ... [more]

[Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat/Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. This is a busy area with works traffic (HGVs) and wheelchair users. I think the signage is clear and means people on cycles, foot and wheelchairs can b ... [more]

[Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat/Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. The pedestrian signage is visibly at a pair of dropped kerbs. This makes the route practical for many users (tourists with wheeled luggage, wheelchair ... [more]

[Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat/Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. The pedestrians are following the signage – and complying with it. The signage is clear and logical, encouraging conformity. Other images (different ... [more]

[Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat, Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. The contractor took heed of best practice for these temporary (sub) works: 1. The Cyclists at roadworks appendix of the London Cycling Design Stand ... [more]

[Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat, Wellington Row, York. Context see: #173062 and links. The image gives an idea of how busy this route is for 'active travellers'. The importance of this link is not limited to it being used as a diversion ... [more]

[Update 11.8.21. The same works were in situ today. Update evening of 10.8.21: all signs and works removed] [Image taken 9.8.21] Tanner's Moat, Wellington Row, York. Clear signage installed by the contractors for all users during very tempo ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Station Road, York. The clutter and confusion resulting from the plethora of diversion signs for the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bridge (search on ‘wellingtonrowesplanadel ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] West Esplanade near Esplanade car park, York. The wheelchair signage on this side of the Ouse has been revisited. See also: #171340 and links. Other 'wheelchair'-related images today see: #171369, #171371, #171372. Othe ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 3.7.21] Wellington Row, York. Note the Wheelchair access sign. It’s been relocated. See image: #171340 and links

[Image taken 3.7.21] Wellington Row, York. Compare signs with: #168584. The wheelchair diversion has changed. What a mess the diversions on this side of the Ouse are proving to be (see: #168886 and/or search on 'wellingtonrowesplanadelivedi ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Foss Islands Path entry/exit across Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) City of York Council/Sustrans installed these bollards in 2016 – confusingly at the time ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) Two typical school day users heading for the Foss Islands Path. The image also shows route signage including for the York Orbi ... [more]

The footway is meant to be shared-use, but is not signed as such, and is covered in debris from the disintegrating road surface. This provides a cycle route between the Clyde Tunnel and some entrances to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

[Later image: #171405] [Image taken: 5.6.21] York rail station near the York Tap pub. Are these the Sheffields that were outside the previous booking office - and were invaluable? Cycle parking for pub visitors is a great idea. But not inst ... [more]

[Image taken 11.5.21] Marygate car park, York. It This sign is not clear - does it refer to the inside or outside of the car park. Neither was possible today. It's not possible to exit the car park if you follow the 'edge'. There were peopl ... [more]

[Update 3.7.21: The wheelchair sign has been removed – the route should not have been signed along here (see: #171340). The other sign has also been moved away from the cycle parking.] [Image taken 4.5.21] Wellington Row, York. These sign ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. [Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This path is bi-directional shared use. But it is only just wide enough for a couple with a pushchair. For other images on this topic see: #167979 and ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is intended to be a bi-directional shared use path. The only signs (see: #167368, #167347) are at the far ends. There is no repeater signage. For other images on this topic see: #167980, #1679 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. During the works (https://www.york.gov.uk/HurricaneWay) to replace the traffic lights, the signs at crossings (onroad and off-) refer only to pedestrians. And the lights are not toucans either. ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate junction with Stirling Road, York. The Tesco Extra is just off the good network of offroad ped-cycle provision alongside the carriageways in this area of York. But there is no 'destination' signage. I ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Blue Bridge, Blue Bridge Lane junction with New Walk, York. This is point 25 (of 26) on the York Orbital Cycle Route (http://yorkshireridings.blogspot.com/p/york-orbital.html) There's direction signage, seating and a v ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton, Moor Gate, York. Narrow Lane Do Not Overtake Cyclists sign. See: #164310 for the local transport planner's take on the signs.

[Image taken 17.4.21] New Walk junction with Blue Bridge Lane. Covid-19 safety information on a banner on railings where people will see it - at the point they pass on foot or cycle. This is good practice. But it doesn't extend to signage. ... [more]

[Image taken 29.3.21] Location of the cycle signage at Marygate car park, York. See also: #166418

[Image taken 29.3.21] Signage close to the underpass of the Scarborough rail line shows cycle routes through and destinations beyond Marygate car park, York. See also: #157641

[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 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]

[More recent image: #174535 and links] [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 ped ... [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 18.2.21] York, Wigginton Road. The Do not overtake cyclists sign is now visible but it is very close to the junction. This would seem to limit the chances of drivers seeing it and is too late on this section of Wigginton Road f ... [more]

[Image taken 18.2.21] York, Wigginton Road. Again, the Do not overtake cyclists sign would seem to have limited use being placed among a line of other signs, and therefore obscured. See also: #164311, #164310, #164312, #164313, #164315

[Image taken 18.2.21] York, Wigginton Road. Only at this point do road users have a chance of seeing the Do not overtake cyclists sign. But this location is too late to make a difference. Plus drivers have had so many signs with so many mes ... [more]

[Image taken 18.2.21] York, Wigginton Road. Too many signs. Messages get lost. The Do not overtake cyclists sign is still completely obscured at this point and therefore has no value. See also: #164311, #164310, #164313, #164314, #164315

[Image taken 18.2.21] York: First of a blizzard of signs aimed at road users on Wigginton Road ahead of works at the junction with Crichton Avenue. The road is uphill, the carriageway in each direction is very narrow. It is used by large ve ... [more]

[Image taken 18.2.21] York: Do not overtake cyclists signs are in place at works at the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Roads. (See also: #164311, #164312, #164313, #164314, #164315.) I was pleased to see these signs. I believ ... [more]

[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: #169455] [Photo taken 21.9.20] Clifton Moor, York. Signage showing it is for pedestrians and cyclists only visible in one direction. No 'attractions' sign. See also #161177, #161178

[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]

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]

Totem at York Stadium site www.york.gov.uk/CommunityStadium. The leisure complex includes a pool, climbing facility, public toilets and other facilities https://www.better.org.uk/york-stadium-leisure-complex. The leisure centre opened in th ... [more]

NCN7. Unmarked & almost invisible speed bump. No cycle bypass. My ass is still sore from first time I 'found' this. #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/mEgKZ3Z6JP

Nice wide new shared use path, part of Cardonald-> Southern General route. Could do with a sign to say so though! #GlasgowCycleInfraDay17 https://t.co/okwtkW4xoV

Subway under the Railway Location: Tottenham Hale, London (England, United Kingdom) 28 March 2015. Entering the subway. View eastward toward Clendish Marsh. Not the most attractive place to walk. But almost all the lights were w ... [more]

Approaching the Subway Location: Tottenham Hale, London (England, United Kingdom)

Aproaching the subway to Park View Road Location: Tottenham Hale, London (England, United Kingdom)

If you know where to look and have binoculars you can see the sign to the link to NCN 1

Path and sign to NCN 1 link are down this road. No sign from the road

Clovenfords link to NCN 1

link path to NCN 1

there it is

If you look carefully with binoculars you can see the sign on the wall across the road

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