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[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The pole obscures and distracts from the temporary infra intended to keep cyclists exiting the contraflow here safe and making it easier for them to cross to the further carriageway. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. If the road were always this empty, exiting the cycle contraflow on Leeman Road whether to cross to the furthest carriageway or to join the nearside lane would not be the risky manoeuvre it actual ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The cyclist exiting the contraflow from Leeman Road and heading for the furthest carriageway has to get this far out before s/he can see/be seen. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The lights for the temporary crossing on red. The one on the left gets turned round and both get obscured by other vehicles and infra, or drivers simply don't see them and continue at speed as a c ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Signage warning road users of temporary lights. And the lights themselves - facing the correct way. See: #172327, #172329, #172330

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. View from the cycle contraflow from Leeman Road partly obscured by the temporary infra put in the aid cyclists’ safety – the signs warning of the crossing and the light intended to hold road u ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. View from the cycle contraflow from Leeman Road. If there is a bus at the stop the sightlines are hugely reduced - for the cyclist and any road user approaching. Other images today: #172321 and li ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Nine hours after I took this photo: #172328 the signs have not been righted. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Sign now realigned - one I could actually reach and do myself. Compare with #171371. All images here today: #172324 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Information overload in a short distance with possible fatal consequences for people crossing from the left (a contraflow cycle lane) into this carriageway. Extended caption #172327. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The vehicle here is obstructing sight of temporary crossing lights for people on cycles needing to reach this lane. Other images here today: #172327, #172328, #172330. Other images today: #172321 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. The two works signs have fallen over. (See also: #172341.) The driver of the vehicle in the image drove away without setting them up. Context and safety warning: #172327. Further image of the effe ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. I’ve used the crossing between Leeman Road a contraflow on the left between where the square red sign and the square yellow sign in at the back of this image on the left-hand side to this carria ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Compare with: #171372. Other images today: #172321 and links

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. Context image for #172324 to show the crossing that is hidden when the foliage is not kept cut back. This junction is not well designed as it is a popular route for pedestrians. More ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Memorial Gardens/Leeman Road, York. The overgrown foliage creates a completely blind corner. It may also dampen sound that could alert you to people approaching (pedestrians, wheelchair users). This is part of the dive ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Esplanade car park, York. Gate now secured open at least temporarily: previous situation: #171369. This path is part of the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bri ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Leeman Road, York. The flooding in the cycle lane (see: #171908) continues into the pedestrian crossing. I have an email trail that shows I reported this issue in December 2018. It refers to my having raised it on a pr ... [more]

[Image taken 12.7.21] Leeman Road, York. Most of the width of this narrow cycle contraflow is under water. Real likelihood of people cycling in it getting flats. More people than usual are using this route as it is part of the Wellington Ro ... [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 11.7.21] Leeman Road, York cycle contraflow. Cone obstructing the pavement. This is part of the Wellington Row Esplanade live diversion for the flood gates under Lendal Bridge. It is also the signposted route for wheelchair use ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] Esplanade car park, York. Dumped pillars or bollards presumably removed for the diversion (search on wellingtonrowesplanadelivediversion) in place during the replacement of the flood gates under Lendal Bridge. They are ... [more]

[Update: #172340] [Image taken 8.7.21] Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road-side), York. All this signage is for the Wellington Row Esplanade diversion while the flood gates under Lendal Bridge are replaced. But no-one has noticed that the blue si ... [more]

Image taken 8.7.21] Memorial Gardens (Leeman Road-side), York. Contradictory signage for the Wellington Row Esplanade diversion. And none for pedestrians at any time to tell them the river and Scarborough Bridge can be reached through here. ... [more]

[Image taken 7.7.21] West Esplanade/Esplanade car park/Memorial Gardens, York. This driver was on the clearly marked ‘keep clear’ area. Doors on both sides of the large vehicle were wide open. A constant stream of people on cycles was s ... [more]

[Update: #171403] [Image taken 4.7.21.] Rougier Street, York. Redundant sign ie clutter and a potential hazard. It’s been here since at least 13.6.21 – see: #170128. It is now attracting rubbish – in the form of a covid-19 facemask. T ... [more]

[Update see: #172326.] [Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The red 'No wheelchair access' sign is redundant and therefore clutter and a hazard. Another candidate for my 'redundantsign' collection. Other images today se ... [more]

[Update: pedestrian sign now realigned: #172340] [Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The diversion for wheelchair users now exits onto Leeman Road here. There is no gate to get into/out of the park at this side - compa ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] Memorial Gardens, between Esplanade car park and Leeman Road, York. This is now the diversion route for people in wheelchairs. The space between the shrub on the left and the delineation of the planted area on the right ... [more]

[Update: see #171910 - from 12.7.21] [Update: On 7.7.21 at around 16.30 the gate was still as per the image.] (There was also another issue with access - see: #171490.) On 6.7.21 I visited with the new active travel officer. He said the gat ... [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]

[Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The ramp was installed in the first couple of days of July. Two months after the route along the riverside was closed for the replacement of the Lendal Bridge gates. I asked the person in the wheelc ... [more]

[Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The colour of the temporary ramp might make wayfinding easier in dull weather. It might mean people do not struggle to see the location of/edge of unmarked kerbs. See also image: #171340 and links

[Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Temporary ramp added perhaps on 2 July 2021. I hope its presence means a permanent dropped kerb here will be reinstated. There had been a dropped kerb here between the bollards. It was removed in Ja ... [more]

[Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Accessible space and infrastructure works for many people. This temporary ramp has been added for wheelchair users on the ‘wellingtonrowesplanadelivediversion’. The route closed early May. It’ ... [more]

[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]

Update: On 30.6.21 this sign was upright again and in its original location. Update: at 15.30 on 28.6.21 it was still where I had leant it against the wall. [Image taken 27.6.21] Leeman Road, York. This sign from the 'wellingtonrowesplanade ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Despite the ‘Except cycles’ sign the driver of the white/silver car turned left. See also: #170665. Other images today see: #170661 and links.

[Image taken 25.6.21] Tanner Row, York. The driver of the white/silver car is blocking the entrance to the contraflow cycle lane. S/he is also, despite the ‘Except cycles’ sign, indicating left. See also: #170666. The diversion signs fo ... [more]

[Image taken 4.5.21] Tanner Row, York junction with Rougier Street. So. Much. Clutter. And five cycle parking spaces remain blocked by the temporary signage - see #170372 and links. The colourful tubs are part of the Buzz About York project ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York at the city walls. The scaffolding (see: #169848 and links) that restricted the flow of people - including people with cycles on the diversions from the floodworks in the city - search ... [more]

[Image taken 18.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Clutter preventing use of and access to/from the cycle parking. This issue today see also: #170372 and links.

[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 18.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Diversion sig ... [more]

[Update see: #171340] [Image taken 18.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Diversion sign and cone blocking three cycle parking spaces - plus there's no drop kerb anywhere in that direction for someone with a wheelchair, buggy or to access the cycle par ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Leeman Road junction with Station Avenue, York. Two fallen signs. Plus the push button device to activate the temporary toucan has been turned such that someone in this contraflow cycle lane cannot reach it. When I rep ... [more]

Update: The barricade had gone on 19.6.21. The sign remained. [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. I caught my wheel on the protruding base of this barrier as I passed. It started to fall on me. It’s unstable. If a child knocked it ... [more]

Update: On 19.6.21 this sign seemed to have been restored to the pavement see: #170483. [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. This is one of the fallen signs and cone I have been trying to report. On 12.6.21 they were here: #170004 an ... [more]

[Update 15.6.21. These had gone today.] [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Three completely flat signs and one without the information side showing: so four temporary signs not doing their job and therefore creating an obstruction ... [more]

[Update see: #171374] [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Is this the number to ring to report a problem with this sign? Signs on live projects need to be checked on and regularly if they are in locations where they can be knocked, ... [more]

[Image taken 12.6.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. This Environment Agency sign has three phone numbers. Which can you ring on a Saturday to report issues such as: #170086? Related issues today see: #170080 and links. See also image from 13.6.21: ... [more]

Update: The crash barrier had gone on 19.6.21. The sign remains. [Image taken 12.6.21] Rougier Street, York. The crash barrier is on part of the diversion for wheelchair users and pedestrians during flood works. However the Environment Agen ... [more]

[Update 15.6.21. These had gone today.] [Image taken 12.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Cones not doing their job and therefore creating an obstruction and a hazard. This street is designated the diversion for people on cycles and wheelchairs while ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Brewery vehicle on Tanner Row blocks the street for all users. (The two pedestrians are walking the 'wrong way' up the advisory contraflow cycle lane.) Same issue today: #170009 and links.

[Image taken 9.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Brewery vehicles on Tanner Row. During the Wellington Row flood gates work (#166177) the street is signposted for wheelchair users (in both directions) and cyclists see: #168584. (Also search on Wellin ... [more]

Update see: #170133] [Image taken 9.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Fallen sign. Not doing its job. Obstructing a busy pavement. This pavement is particularly busy at present as it is part of a flood works diversion. See also: #170003 and links ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Wellington Row, York. This sign is not only not doing a job it is unsightly and, if it fell or was knocked over, could be a hazard. I assume it is part of the Environment Agency's flood works (see: #168588) and will sen ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Tanner's Moat junction with Rougier Street. This is an indicative image taken from the other side of Lendal Bridge (ie on Station Avenue looking across Station Road to Rougier Street). Saturday, 29 May 2021 was the sta ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York. There were more people wanting to pass through the gap than there was space available. They had to wait. I sat here for 15 minutes and counted nearly 400 people heading towards or com ... [more]

[Update: 21.6.21 The scaffolding has gone.] [Image taken 30.5.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York at the city walls. Scaffolding further reduces the width of the pavement. For people moving through here after dark there's a further issue: ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York near the city walls. This sign seems at odds with that in: #169848. Also, people on cycles displaced from the riverside are pushing their cycles here, so it's not just pedestrians that ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Compare the direction of the arrow in this image (obscuring the Transpennine Trail logo) with the one in #169578. I'm still no wiser...

[Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. People arriving by car have access to help/a human. When I was taking this photo and: #169687 a voice came out of the box between the barriers and asked if I needed assistance. People on the cy ... [more]

[Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Noticeboards for people arriving by car. There’s nothing for people who use the cycle/ped/mobility scooter-wheelchair route alongside the railway. Yet there are further closures ahead, likewi ... [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 24.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Tier e-scooter/e-cycle bays have moved into the car park. Perhaps for the duration of the works around the replacing of the Lendal Bridge floodgates (see: #166252). Will people be confused or p ... [more]

[Image taken 22.5.21] Rougier Street, York. Under the TSAR scheme (see also: #169160) pedestrian lights have been replaced with 'same side' ones. I believe they are not appropriate for locations where there are large numbers of people cross ... [more]

[Image taken 22.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Three of a group of four cyclists using the cycle cut-through. Were they following NCN65 or the Transpennine Trail (and diversions) based on their clothing and their kit? If this bit of infrastruct ... [more]

Update: This sign was righted. [Image taken 22.5.21] Wellington Row, York. One of the Wellington Row - Esplanade diversion signs has fallen over. The cones are nothing but clutter and hazards. More fallen signs here and elsewhere plus links ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Tanner's Moat junction, York. The route is signed for pedestrians (see: #169524). But it’s a motor vehicle-dominated space. And the sign ahead of the person with the stick says Footway closed. This is a key route for ... [more]

Update: the clutter has reduced see: #170484. [Image taken 21.5.21] Station Road/Rougier Street/Tanner's Moat junction, York. This facility and space is oversubscribed. It’s needed by active travellers included people with limited sight ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Station Road/Rougier Street/Tanner's Moat junction, York. This small area is on key tourist routed as well as vital permeability for local people to walk, cycle (see: #166237 and #166027) and wheelchair. But it's alway ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Station Road/Rougier Street/Tanner's Moat junction, York. Clutter and scruffy rusting signage on the main pedestrian route to/from the train station. The second sign says, Pedestrians. But there are no facilities for t ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, York. Exiting from here onto Station Avenue has always been difficult and fraught. (It's part of the Lendal gyratory the introduction of which made the road environment even less attractive and conducive t ... [more]

Image taken 21.5.21] Esplanade junction with Leeman Road, York. The increase in the number of users due to the Wellington Row diversion coupled with the bad sightlines (a hedge on the corner where the pedestrian is) and the temporary signag ... [more]

Image taken 21.5.21] Esplanade, York. With no pavement on the left (and signs saying No pedestrians) these pedestrians have opted to use the cycle lane. There are frequent vehicle movements through here - to/from Esplanade car park. It does ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Esplanade, York. Practice of parking on the corner of the underground car park reduces sightlines. Meaning drivers may not see oncoming cyclists, pedestrians, wheelchair users on the Wellington Row diversion. See also: ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Esplanade, York. This diversion for the replacement of the flood gates under Lendal Bridge is unsatisfactory. The only concessions are signs. The practice of parking on the corner of the underground car park reduces si ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, York. Obstruction of the contraflow cycle lane (part of the Wellington Row diversion) by visitors arriving to stay. There’s little space and the luggage and the clutter of signage and crossing equipment ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, York. This contraflow cycle lane is part of the Wellington Row diversion (see: #168588). This means it's busier. However, with relaxation of the covid-19 regulations people can travel again to party... It ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, York. A pedestrian uses the contraflow cycle lane perhaps due to social distancing (covid-19) conventions. This means the person has their back to cyclists and wheelchairs using the Wellington Row diversio ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, York. Surface water reduces the visible (usable) width to just 92cm. Surface water this area today see: #169487 and links

[Image taken 21.5.21] Leeman Road, cycle contraflow, York. Part of the Wellington Row diversion. Surface water can hide camber, potholes, glass… See also: #169497 and links

[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 19.5.21] Esplanade/Wellington Row, York. At the bottom of the steep steps from the city walls/Lendal Bridge is one of the explanation noticeboards for the diversion/closure of the cycle and walking routes under Lendal Bridge. T ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.21] Esplanade/Wellington Row, York. The Perky Peacock remains open. There are cycle racks (though no toilets) and people seem to be finding it despite it being one side of the closure of Wellington Row for the replacement ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The signs and diversion map are on the fencing one panel along to the left of the Environment Agency logo. Is this somewhere people will see the signs (explanation of the works), and the cycle dive ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The sign is very large but people will need to be looking around them to stay safe. See also (sign content): #168886, cycle route map: #168887, location of this information: #168889

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. A basic overview of the diversions in place from the Millennium Bridge in the south of the city to Scarborough Bridge in the north. All are due to floodworks. See more images related to the signage ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. This is the only explanation of the works around replacing the floodgates under Lendal Bridge I saw ahead of works starting on the route. It's on the Environment Agency's works compound (next to th ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Wellington Row, York. See: #168817 and links

[Image taken 12.5.21] Wellington Row, York. Just round the corner from the works compound for Lendal Bridge replacement floodgates, two of the associated diversion signs have fallen over. The diversion for this work does not follow the desi ... [more]

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