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[Image taken 10.12.22] Co-op, 143-145 Tang Hall Lane, York. Positive: the sign that makes it clear this is cycle parking. This 'toast rack' is just wide enough to accommodate two 'bare bones' cycles - ie without luggage, child seats, … [more]

[Sustrans reply from 13.1.23 "[Ref Foss Bridge] The 3cm gaps you have highlighted in the photos are connection plates of the bridge deck to the path. These are a necessary structural design to manage the understood movement of the bridge. … [more]

[Image taken 22.10.22] M X Park, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO32 9GZ. [NOTE: No street view yet at this location] Wasted space, wasted opportunity. 39cm is too narrow store a cycle or even part of one: #183669. The design of the … [more]

[Image taken 19.8.22] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #185671.

[5.10.22 No change despite this being reported: #186536.] [Image taken 19.8.22] West Esplanade, York.[NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Thus is a shared route for non motorised users. It does not meet current minimum standards of width … [more]

[Image taken 8.7.22] Parliament Street, York. The cycle parking in York centre moves. If there is an event on or an ‘attraction’ such as a merry go round, the racks are relocated. This is stressful and definitely not conducive to … [more]

[Image taken 19.5.22] Tesco, Clifton Moor, York. The 'Toblerone' shaped cycle racks don't support loaded cycles. Ie cycle used for utility purposes such as shopping at a supermarket. The uprights are too close together - you can only get … [more]

Kerb upstand on eastern side of crossing is nowhere near flush. Upstand of 20-25mm is higher than my tyre.

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. A Kettwiesel recumbent trike - see another example : #182744 (https://hasebikes.com/en/your-bikes/delta-trikes-for-life/). It has panniers and a box. It is also used for touring? Was it in use … [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. Sheffields – all in use. There’s no room for the cargo cycle in the background. There was no room for my cycle: I leant it against bollards while I took this image. Context and comments this … [more]

[Image taken 11.3.22] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. Low profile linking rails (no or minimal upstand) make these Sheffield racks accessible. You can roll a trike, for example, in and out without needing to lift it over the rails. Also, there is … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Blake Street, York. The minimum space between uprights/supports of Sheffields is 100cm. But this is too little to be practical and comfortable (see: #177859). I think 150cm should be provided within clumps of racks: … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] I just touched the rear wheel and the cycle tipped. It did not fall as it is secured to the upright of the Sheffield-style support. However, … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The cage (see also: #175855 and links) housed a cycle on my most recent visit. However, the cycle parking is of the 'toastrack' design - … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The minimum recommended gap between uprights is 100cm. This is a shopping area and also has family groups who would share locks and therefore … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Waitrose considers this to be cycle parking that should relieve the pressure on the other racks at this site: #175107. Context and comment: … [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This design - joined - of cycle parking are known as 'toastracks'. The upstand of the linking rails (around 3.5cm here) mean every user has to … [more]

[Image taken 27.9.21] Route between West Esplanade car park/riverside and Leeman Road, York. Context see: #174488 and links

[Image taken 27.9.21] Route between West Esplanade car park/riverside and Leeman Road, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme. Puddling on the contra flow cycle lane. Briars at head height. Upstand. … [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Esplanade, York. Second of two ramps here (see: #169491 and links). The surface water reduces the attractiveness of active travel. Pedestrians use this cycle lane too see: #169520.

[Image taken 21.5.21] Esplanade, York. This is now a diversion for during the replacement of the flood gates under Lendal Bridge (see: #168886). It has gone from obscure link to key route. The surface water obscures the height and shape of … [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. Un 'upstand' (see: #167919) is never good. At 1cm, this one is comparatively small. Another issue here is the bollard. It is 78cm from the nearest upright (you need more space than … [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffields are just 62cm from a wall. This limits who can use them. Unless a cycle has a stand and does not need support, you need to be able to wheel the cycle in … [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffield (design) racks are 'toastracks'. They come as a unit (with myriad permutations). Sheffields are intended for people to use both sides f the uprights. These are … [more]

[Image taken 29.4.21] York hospital, Wigginton Road, York. These Sheffields (cycle parking design) are near the main entrance. Tick. They are easy to find. Tick. They are in corridor busy with human traffic. Tick. They have a lot of natural … [more]

One inch upstand at turn into side road, see #167163.

One inch upstand at turn into side road, see #167163.

An upstand high enough to allow a bike to be parked, at a turn into a side road, see #167163

Histon Road cycleways built to the minimum width, and with no protection from close passing motor traffic.

The junction of Histon Road with Canterbury Street (and other side streets) has been designed with an upstand of 25mm, enough to throw a rider off their bike unless they turn sharply.

[Image taken 28.11.20] Toast rack design cycle parking at Homestead Park, Water End, York (see also: #165414). Not recommended due to the upstand of the linking rails. See also #162533, #165413.

[Image taken 28.11.20] Toast rack design cycle parking at Homestead Park (www.jrht.org.uk/about-us/homestead-park), Water End, York (see also: #165415). The upstand means every users has to lift or bump their cycle into and out of the rack. … [more]

[Later image with Tier hire products: #185477.] [Image taken 28.11.20] Toast racks at the former Moor Lane Park and Ride, Tadcaster Road, York. In use at the popup mass flu vaccination centre during the covid-19 pandemic 2020. Toast rack … [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The outside of the Folk Hall has been landscaped. It looks inviting. There are two areas of seating. The benches at this location are attractive - with wooden elements, have arm rests for people who need to push … [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall (https://newearswickfolkhall.com/about/) is a long, attractive building. Even into 2020, access from the road, for example for people with cycles or using mobility scooters, was poor. It wasn't clear how … [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Sheffield racks - installed end 2020 - are the toast rack design with an upstand. The latter means every user has to lift their cycle into and out of the racks. This is not therefore an accessible design. However … [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall www.jrht.org.uk/about-us/new-earswick-folk-hall in New Earswick is run by the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. It has a cafe, library, meeting spaces, post office and rooms for hire. Following … [more]

A shared-use path starts on the left, to avoid the junction ahead, although NCN76 appears not to use it and instead turns at the junction, then turns again onto the next section of the same path. The dropped kerb is also far from flush, … [more]

A rumble-strip across the entrance to Station Park, but with vertical upstand that could catch a bicycle wheel when turning across it at an angle.

As if the Broomielaw shared-use footway wasn't bad enough in its own right, there is vertical upstand on the kerb at this private car park entrance.

An unnecessary hazard of upstand on a diagonal kerb across the cycle route at Clyde Place.

Not only is there vertical upstand left at dropped kerb after resurfacing, but now the road markings have been reinstated with a loading bay marked over half of the dropped kerb!

Cycleways are supposed to be separated from footways by some kind of 'upstand'. The idea is to help visually impaired people tell where they should walk and where they can expect bikes. But the problem is that some upstands can trip bikes … [more]

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