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[Image taken 25.1.23] Outside St Luke's church, Burton Stone Lane, junction wiith Shipton Street, York. Centreline tarmac damage at a road narrowing. That infra requires people on cycles to move out into the carriageway. Cyclists ought to … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Shipton Street, with St Luke's (church) behind, York. Location of damage to kerb in: #190165.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, outside St Luke's church, York. Cracking tarmac in the gutter. Few people in York have learned to ride assertively. Plus low driving standards and high motorist speeds can force even the bravest … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Shipton Street junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Centreline tarmac damage and potholes at a junction. All of this is a serious problem for people cycling. At any location. But the high speeds, and low standards of … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. New tarmac is already failing. The carriageways are narrow, driving speeds much higher than the 20mph limit and people in cycles have to be able to: (i) look around them - not down; (ii) move … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Glencoe Street, York. Detail and location of the road surface damage in #190161. Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, looking north from near the junction with Glencoe Street, York. Centreline tarmac damage. Damage in the other direction and links see: #190160. Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane looking south just before the junction with Glencoe Street, York. Centre line damage to the tarmac. A real hazard for people cycling see: #190158. Continuation of the damage northbound see: #190161. … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Detail and links see: #190158.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, just north of the junction with Glencoe Street, York. Centre line damage. This is a serious hazard for people cycling. It can trap wheels and/or 'hold' them. Water gets under the surface, freezes, … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Horner Street junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Substantial tarmac damage and where pedestrians and people in mobility scooters will be crossing. This is new tarmac. Parts of Burton Stone Lane were patched and … [more]

[Image taken 23.1.23] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Other image here today - context and links: #189806.

[Image taken 23.1.23] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] Some of the ravines and gashes have been marked up for filling. Context: #186002. Other image here today: #189807. Other image today … [more]

[Image taken 12.1.23] Opposite the entry to/exit from parking between the side of The Churchill Hotel and the residential block Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Terrace, York. Other images of damage here today and links: #189425.

[UPDATE: Knocked back by CYC. An email from 24.1.23 says: "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required."] [Image taken 12.1.23] Grosvenor Terrace, York. This street is not … [more]

[Image taken 12.1.23] Grosvenor Terrace junction with Grosvenor Road, York. Other images of damage here today: #189425, #189426. Other images today and links: #189420.

[Image taken 12.1.23] St Leonard’s Place, York. Location of damage in: #189422 plus further damage here. Other image nearby today and links: #189420.

[UPDATE: Email from CYC 20.1.23. "Thank you for your Road and Pavement problems report... The current status of your report is: Unresolved. We’re currently coordinating resources so we can schedule the necessary works; in the meantime we … [more]

[Image taken 12.1.23] St Leonard’s Place, junction with Duncombe Place, York. Detail of the unavoidable damage to the tarmac in the ASL. See also: #189420 and links.

[UPDATE: 20.1.23 CYC won't be repairing this damage: "Thank you for your Road and Pavement problems report... The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." [Image taken … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Field View junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Many people on cycles use this junction either because they live on the roads between Burton Stone Lane and the York-Scarborough rail line or because they are filtering … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. When water gets into longitudinal cracks in tarmac and freezes, the resulting cracks are lateral then become potholes as here. A road on which people on cycles are at real risk from fast moving … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. The cavity filled with water has been marked up for repair - the orange paint. But not the remainder of the damaged surface either side of the compromised 'centre line'. It is unavoidable on a … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. [NOTE: Street view location approximate.] The linear tarmac damage between Field View and Crichton Avenue. The lateral damage now developing. Context: #189231. Links: #189222.

[Image taken 9.1.23] Outside 225 Burton Stone Lane, York. Tarmac damage that puts people on cycles at real risk. It starts with a linear crack. Water enters, gets under the surface, freezes, expands, creates cracks that radiate out, into … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Deteriorating road surface between Field View and (on the opposite side of the road) Horner Street. Extensive and worsening tarmac damage that puts people using the road, who are not in a motor … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Outside Mrs Greedy's, Burton Stone Lane, York. Location of extensive tarmac damage in: #189226.

[Image taken 9.1.23] Outside Mrs Greedy's, Burton Stone Lane, York. Extensive damage unavoidable on a cycle. It is alongside an area that has been patched. Why was this left (to deteriorate)? Location: #189228. Other image today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. The area directly around the grating (dimensions see: #187368) is scheduled for repair. But the remainder? I'll report it when I feed back about the other damage here today. Other image today … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Location of: #189224.

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Extensive tarmac damage. The carriageway is made narrower by parked vehicles on the other side. Drivers are aggressive. People on cycles (mobility scooters, wheelchairs) have to move out of the … [more]

[Image taken 9.1.23] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View (to the right), York. Where I was standing the tarmac extends from kerb to kerb. It is undamaged. Ahead (direction of Crichton Avenue) is a visible line - the road was tarmaced … [more]

[Image taken 28.12.22] West Esplanade/Scarborough bridge, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Good practice: alerting people to a consultation at the place those who use the route will see it. And without obstructing the path. … [more]

[Image taken 10.12.22] Tang Hall Lane, York. Location of damage in: #188675.

[Image taken 10.12.22] Tang Hall Lane, York. Damaged tarmac. Location: #188676. Other damage here today: #188673, and location: #188674. Other image today and links: #188672.

[Image taken 10.12.22] Tang Hall Lane, York. Location of damage in: #188673. Other image today and links: #188672.

[Image taken 10.12.22] Tang Hall Lane, York. [NOTE: Street view position close not exact] Concave damage, fractured tarmac, difficult to avoid on a cycle. Just a few meters from the entrance/exit to the motor traffic-free Foss Islands Path. … [more]

[Image taken 1.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context and link: #187368.

[Image taken 1.11.22] Burton Stone Lane (between the junctions with Field View and Ratcliffe Street), York. Fractured tarmac around this grating has still not been repaired. First image this damage: #183663. It's 7cm and 5cm deep in places. … [more]

[Image from 28.12.22 shows the damaged surface has not been repaired: #188965.] [UPDATE 10.10.22 The bar has been reinstated - and has a padlock.] [Image taken 5.10.22] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location]. Still no … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, close to car park on Water Lane/Woodland Chase, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] Context: #186006. Other image here today and links: #186002. Cycle wheel in one of … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, close to car park on Water Lane/Woodland Chase, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The danger the damage constitutes here is exacerbated by it being in the centre of … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] My cycle showing how far in my wheel goes in this crevasse (see: #186004). Other image here today and links: #186002.

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] There is an additional hazard here – a difference of 3cm in height between the two sides of the damage: 7cm and 10cm. The width of … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] I was taking a photo of damage nearby when I heard a shout and brakes. This cyclist just rescued himself from this crevasse. It was … [more]

[UPDATE: #189806.] [Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The crevasse is 5cm wide and 6cm deep in places. The Backies is a nature reserve … [more]

[Image taken 5.9.22] Rawcliffe Country Park/Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context and links: #185997. Same problem Clifton Backies: #186002.

[Image taken 5.9.22] Rawcliffe Country Park/Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [Note; No street view at this location.] The dry weather is causing ravines to open up in our motor traffic-free routes. This one is 7cm across at this point and … [more]

[UPDATE: #185183] [Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The objects/infra support the, This is a road. It's for motor vehicles message. The potholes say, Motor vehicles were here. All images Terry … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] An erstwhile 'people' space close to the Millennium Bridge. The red line of tarmac was a zebra crossing (see: #168497). It was installed then taken out (see: … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Skeldergate, York. Looking south - re-opened Terry Ave turning on the left, up to Bishopgate Street, right. Further examples of the speed cushions CYC resorts to when there is speeding despite their: a) not slowing … [more]

[Image taken 4.7.22] Low Ousegate, York. There have been repairs but this surface remains damaged. The image tries to show the extent... It runs from the pedestrian crossing (#183856 and links) to the start of Ouse Bridge including in front … [more]

[Image taken 4.7.22] Low Ousegate, York. Context: #177421. Some tarmac damage remains at the crossing but an elongated area of new tarmac is visible. Other image this location: #183857. Other images today: #183853.

[UPDATE 29.6.22 CYC replied: "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required."] [Image taken 21.6.22] Bootham, York. Third section of tarmac damage. This time outside North … [more]

[Image taken 21.6.22] Bootham, York. Additional tarmac damage: in the centre of the road (junction with Bootham Row, outside Bodrum takeaway) plus around the access cover. I'll keep an eye on it. There will have to be holes before CYC will … [more]

[Later image - with measurements. Still not repaired: #187368.] [Image taken 22.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Context: #182794. Is it only the tarmac damage round the drain that’s marked up for repairs (the orange dot)? Other image today: … [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. The orange paint marks potholes to be repaired. These holes reappear regularly. When there are no vehicles parked here, they are just where someone on a cycle positions him- herself. Location: … [more]

[UPDATE: I saw on 18.5.22 this damage had been patched.] [Image taken 26.4.22] The Stonebow-Peasholme Green, junction with St Saviours Place, York. Extensive tarmac damage on a road where large vehicles (including buses) move fast. Cyclists … [more]

[Image taken on 9.4.22] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York just at the turn into Library Square (Explore York/the main public library), York. To the right of/underneath the blue vehicle there is also a right-turn arrow/tiny box for people … [more]

[Image taken 31.3.22] Bootham York. Lights for the new crossing over Bootham, part of the Scarborough Bridge to Bootham Park cycle route improvements scheme, have appeared. As has a sign promising road surface repairs in St Mary's. … [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, junction with Nunnery Lane, York. The arrow shows a diversion sign for the Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme. It's a very long way ahead. Would it be visible in the dark, in bad weather, if your … [more]

[Image taken 21.3.22] Stirling Road, York looking towards the Wigginton Road roundabout, with Roko health club on the right, York. I don't recall there being a bank of daffs here last year. Alleviates the prevailing grey of the tarmac … [more]

[Update 24.2.22 Too windy to battle with the trailer so we bungied it to our racks. It was a toy garage complete with car wash and petrol pumps.] [Image taken 22.2.22] Haxby Cycleway, A1237, Ring Road, York. This plastic rubbish has been … [more]

[Image taken 22.2.22] Water Lane, York. Visible patches/repairs and new damage. Context: #179276, and links.

[Image taken 22.2.22] Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, Rawcliffe, York. Context and location: #179276, also links.

[Image taken 22.2.22] Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, Rawcliffe, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Direction of travel/longitudinal cracking in the non motorised user path. I started to notice this damage appearing in the … [more]

[Image taken 14.2.22] Peasholme Green, York. Detail/context: #179052.

[Update: 3.3.22] CYC has replied it won't be repairing the tarmac: "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." [Image taken 14.2.22] Peasholme Green York The damage on … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Tanner Row, York. Context: #178206. Other images today: #178199 and links.

[UPDATE: 16.5.22 I saw tarmac all around this access cover had been redone.] [Image taken 25.1.22] Tanner Row, York. Damage around an access cover in the contraflow cycle lane. Location this issue: #178209. Other images today: #178199 and … [more]

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking along St Mary’s Lane towards the steps at the junction with St Mary’s Lane (see: #). Note the damaged tarmac AND the gouges out of the grass verge. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking along St Mary’s Lane towards the steps at the junction with St Mary’s Lane (see: #177813). Note the damaged tarmac. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s Lane, York. Looking along St Mary’s Lane towards St Mary’s steps (see: #177808). Note the damaged tarmac. Context and links: #177760.

Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Looking towards Bootham – and the site of the planned crossing. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

[UPDATE: #181221.] [Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Tarmac damage. Other images tarmac damage here today: #177806, #177807. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 16.1.22] St Mary’s, York. Tarmac damage. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 13.1.22] Lendal Bridge/Museum Street, York. Yet more damage (see also: #165154, #165765) on this key route for people, on cycles of all design and widths. The surface feels like a washboard and is also starting to crack. Other … [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate junction with Coppergate looking towards Clifford Street,, York. Extensive tarmac damage. See also: #177530 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate/Clifford Street, looking towards Coppergate, York. Surface damage. See also: #177530 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate/Clifford Street, looking towards Coppergate, York. Surface damage. See also: #177530 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Nessgate/Clifford Street/Coppergate, looking towards King Street, York. An abandoned cone is an obstruction and a hazard for pedestrians sighted and non- and people with mobility issues. It also invites the attention … [more]

[Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Closeup of some of the tarmac damage here. See also: #177485, #177486. Other image today: #177488.

[Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Even the repaired areas are cracking. Location: #177485. Other image of the damage: #177487. Other image today: #177488.

[Update: This was being repaired as I cycled past today 1.3.22] [Image taken 10.1.21] Cherry Tree Avenue junction with Haxby Road, New Earswick/Huntington/York. Location of extensive tarmac damage. Very difficult to avoid if you are on a … [more]

[UPDATE: This has been patched see: #178653.] [Image taken 3.1.22] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Crichton Avenue, York. I reported the damage on 7.12.21. It got knocked back (see: #176434). Less than one month on and the … [more]

[Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Context: #176929. Note that pedestrians wanting to cross here are forced to wait till drivers have cleared the entry to the mini roundabout. In the fumes. Other images … [more]

[Image taken 19.12.21] Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. This is just one example of the damage on Hawthorn Terrace between its junction with Rowan Avenue and Lucombe Way. The remainder runs practically the length of that route. The … [more]

[Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Other images this issue today: #176927 and links

[UPDATE 22.12.21: Reply from CYC "The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required." [Image taken 19.12.21] Lucombe Way/Hawthorn Terrace/Haxby Road, York. Other images this issue … [more]

[UPDATE: See other - seasonal (uncontrolled vegetation) problem at the Backies: #184755] [Image taken 10.12.21] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Location is approximate.] Direction of travel cracking. This route … [more]

[UPDATE: This has been patched.] [Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, junction with Horner Street, York. Just some of the damaged tarmac along the length of Burton Stone Lane. Other potholes nearby today: #176434. Other images today: … [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Crichton Avenue, York. Location of potholes in: #176434. Other image nearby: #176436 and links.

[UPDATE: 4 weeks later and the hole is larger and deeper. See: #177229.] [UPDATE: My request for this damage to be repaired has been refused. "Thank you for your Water and drainage problem report submitted on 07/12/2021 11:43. The current … [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Elmfield Avenue, junction with Malton Road, York. Tangible road damage in the 'gutter'. People on cycles won't be able to avoid it unless they go over the speed cushions. An appalling failure of road design by CYC … [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Elmfield Avenue, junction with Malton Road, York. The speed cushions - repaired and repainted - from the other direction. And the road damage: #176086. Where people on cycles can't avoid it constrained as many/most … [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Elmfield Avenue, junction with Malton Road, York. Damaged road surface on the approach to: speed cushions, an off-road cycle lane, an ASL. Other images this junction today: #176080 and links

[Image taken 23.11.21] Elmfield Avenue, junction with Malton Road, York. The damaged speed cushions have not been removed in line with LTN 1/20 guidance (www.gov.uk/government/publications/cycle-infrastructure-design-ltn-120) but repaired … [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Elmfield Avenue, junction with Malton Road, York. The off-road cycle lane is wider. The access to it - the grey section to the left of the carriageway in the image - has no upstand and is long. This should mean people … [more]

[Image taken 22.11.21] Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #176061 and links.

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