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[Image taken 17.4.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Compare the gap (hatching, bollard) here with these: #181794. Other images today: #181783 and links.

[Later images: #182594] [Image taken 17.4.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Drivers obstructing both gaps into/out of the car park that lead to river routes, the accessible Scarborough Bridge ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Thorpe Street, junction with Southlands Road, York. Yes there is a yellow diversion sign but it's a long way ahead. Context and links: #180483. Other image, other topic today: #180482.

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, York. Context and links: #180487. The pavement is made very narrow - too narrow? - for people with pushchairs, pedestrians walking protectively (adults with children) or sociably (side by side, hand in ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, York. Context: #180487. Plus, look at the clutter on the pavement, see also: #180489.

[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 li ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane. The diversion sign is on the horizon. Until you are actually at the junction and look right, there are no clues as to where to go next. Context and links: #180483. In the d ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. Context and links: #180484.

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. Despite being a clear cycle route and immediately opposite your standpoint, the cycle infra ahead is NOT the route you want if you are following the offi ... [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Victor Street, junction with Nunnery Lane/Price's Lane, York. But now where do you go if you are trying to follow NCN65, get to the Millennium Bridge, the College, the Planets Trail (https://astrocampus.york.ac.uk/c ... [more]

[Image taken 28.2.22] York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The removal of the previous barriers (#168478) has left a hazard: that stump. The introduction of the temporary barrier has brought with it an additional hazard: the sandb ... [more]

[Image taken 28.2.22] Knavesmire, York. The wooden barriers (see: image from 2017: #90867, image from 2021: #168478) have been removed. This is much more permeable - quadricycles and trikes use this part of NCN65 - but what is the long-term ... [more]

Hull Road, Hessle

Wonky sign for the Trans Pennine Trail, Southgate, Hessle

George Street Hull Signposted on the Trans Pennine Trail and one way

Signs at Woodhead Pass

Trans Pennine Trail at Silkstone (England, UK)

Rotherham volunteers at work in the Dearne Valley.

Trans Pennine Trail information sign.

Trans Pennine Trail route sign.

Small park and entrance to Trans Pennine Trail from Vernon Road. Location: Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley (England, UK)

Route 62 getting resurfaced. Location: Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley (England, UK) This work will complete later in November 2021.

Castleford Greenway newly surfaced path.

Signs around Stanley and Bottom Boat. Walking and cycling routes diverge here for a short section.

Newly resurfaced TPT at Toll Bar, South Yorkshire.

Sign on the newly resurfaced TPT at Toll Bar, South Yorkshire.

Newly resurfaced TPT at Toll Bar, South Yorkshire.

On the new CITU bridge.

Bridge over moveable weir. Added as part of flood Leeds flood alleviation scheme.

[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 8.10.21] St Benedict Road junction with Upper Price Street, York. Signposting clearly aimed at cyclists. It is part of the year-long Clementhorpe floodworks diversion. But it is not route- or diversion- or direction- specific. ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Cycle-specific signage. However, it fails because it is not route-/diversion-specific. There are two (that I know of) other long-term cycle diversions in place ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Terry Avenue, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] One end of the flat, accessible, inclusive shaded route alongside the River Ouse - part of the Transpennine Trail and NCN65 - close to the Millennium Bridge. I ... [more]

[NOTE: 23.12.21 This issue has not been resolved. The puddle continues to form in/after rain.] [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 ... [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] 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]

Sign at Penistone

Trans Pennine Trail Location: England, UK Worsbrough, Barnsley

[Image taken 9.6.21] Skeldergate, York. I noticed this sign today. Perhaps because the street was quiet so I could look ahead? And because my eye naturally followed the vehicles ahead? I can't read the yellow sign in the background in the i ... [more]

[Update: #172058, #172059] [Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars on the very well used ped-cycle-hire scooter route alongside the York-Scarborough rail line. See today: #169949 and links.

[Update: #172058, #172059] [Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. The greenery needs cutting back particularly that at head height. Other images this issue today: #169949 and links.

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Greenery including the thorny, scratchy, tear-the-skin-and-clothes-kind coming through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway. This dogwalker is 6ft 2". He just fitted underneath the flower ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Briars are among the plants that reduce the width for use and the attractiveness of doing so along this very busy traffic-free link. Impact on the route today see: #169931 and links. Images from ... [more]

[Image taken 6.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Uncontrolled growth through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway is a continual problem. In previous years it has massively impacted on the space available for all users of this motor tra ... [more]

[Image taken 31.5.21] Skeldergate, York. This sign has appeared. I saw it for the first time today because I was looking for diversion signage before I got to: #169091. It's big but high up and, critically for me, it's generic. Hence my not ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] The signage pointing towards Terry Avenue has been removed - see Google streetview. It is for the duration of the Clementhorpe flood defences work/Terry Avenue closure see: #169586. Other images today: #169734, #169735 ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] The Transpennine Trail logo and the NCN65 number have now been added to the map. ** But ** the 'You are here' is not connected in any way to the diversion route for cyclists. I could not see where people were meant to ... [more]

[Image taken 27.5.21] There's now a forest of signs (previous situation see: #169085). But still none directly and immediately addressing for people on cycles - locals and those following the Transpennine Trail and NCN65. See also: #169735 ... [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: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. Other images of people on Terry Ave snapped today: #169586 and links

[Image taken: 4.4.21] Terry Avenue, York. The date of closure for year-long works for the Clementhorpe Flood Alleviation Scheme was pushed back several times. (It finally closed on Monday 17 May 2021.) I went out today to take images to hel ... [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 13.5.22 Friday, 17.00-17.30. Students still around, schools open but compared with pre-covid there are hardly any pupils at this time. Blustery, overcast. Image taken of count 'square' today: #182580. COUNT RESULT: 161. ... [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] Royal Mail sorting office/West Esplanade, York. The small green sign saying Talk to us, we'll listen with the Samaritans number appeared on the upright of this signpost this week. A literal sign of the times during the ... [more]

[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. The diagonal measurements are 5m here: see #169290. Other images here today: #169284 and links.

[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 (looking in the direction of Bootham). Just 327cm for a route passing and leading to/from a steep slope used by pedestrians and cycles of all widths and lengths. Other images here today: #169284 ... [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 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. No details of the reason for the closure (see: #168828); how long it will be closed for, a contact for problems. See also: #169084 and links

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Map at right angles – not easy to consult. Nowhere for cyclists to secure or lean cycles while they look at the map. (This issue see also: #168889.) See also: #169084 and links

[Further comment 31.5.21 see: #169824] [Updated image 31.5.21: #169824] ] [Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169735] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. This sign is clear: road ahead closed. But you have already made the turn into here by ... [more]

[Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169734] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. The diversion sign for the floodworks that started today is for pedestrians. Where is the one for cyclists? Terry Ave its itself a 'destination' for people on cy ... [more]

Update: 9.6.21 There's still no mention of Rowntree Park or the Millennium Bridge on foot, on a cycle or by car. [Image taken 17.5.21] Skeldergate, York. Terry Avenue closed on Monday, 17 May 2021 for a year for Clementhorpe floodworks. Sig ... [more]

[Update: 8.1.22 I saw the light was lit again.] [Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. [No streetview at this location.] Light is out and it’s ... [more]

[Update: 8.1.22 I saw the light was lit again.] [Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. [No streetview at this location.] Light is out and it’s ... [more]

[Update: 8.1.22 The light was working again.] UPDATE: 6.10.21 Light out. [Update: Light still out 27.6.21. ][Update: A reply in the name of the Customer & Resident Services Manager on 18/05/2021 14:16 said: The current status of your report ... [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]

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