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[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 sufficientl ... [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 diffe ... [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 ( , Water End, York (see also: #165415). The upstand means every users has to lift or bump their cycle into and out of ... [more]

[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 designs of cycle parking usually have an upstand. ... [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 themsel ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The Folk Hall ( 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 y ... [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 un ... [more]

[Image taken 4.2.21] The 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 refurbishment ... [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 o ... [more]

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