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[Image taken 14.1.22] Inside the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital, Bootham, York. Looking towards the former Hospital (in the direction of the route to York Hospital). Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 14.1.22] Inside the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital, Bootham, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Looking out of the existing, chained, gates to Bootham. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 154.1.22] Entry gate into the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital from Bootham, York. Note how narrow the existing gate is even for someone on a cycle that is not set up for utility use, child carrying, or adapted or be ... [more]

[Image taken 14.1.22] Bootham (direction of Bootham Bar), York. A pedestrian with a cycle pushes into the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital through the gate currently open for active travellers. Note the cobbles on the right. Anyo ... [more]

[Image taken 14.1.22] Bootham (direction of Bootham Bar), York. The site of the planned crossing between the grounds of the former Bootham Park Hospital (through the gates between the stone pillars with the lamps on top on the left, directi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.1.22] Bootham junction with Bootham Terrace (ahead), York. Context and links: #177760.

[Image taken 14.1.22] Bootham junctions with Grosvenor Terrace (right) and Bootham Terrace (left). York. Opposite view to: #177760.

[Image taken 14.1.22] Bootham junctions with Grosvenor Terrace (left) and Bootham Terrace (right), York. Context ahead of work (due to start 17.1.22 according to a CYC email) on the crossing to link the rail station and the hospital: #17753 ... [more]

Wonder why no-one is choosing to use this cycle rack 🤔 https://t.co/9yubQlPyaP Deangate, York They need protection with bollards like #176315 in Cambridge.

[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 13.1.22] Marygate car park, from Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] All the EV bays except the one with the fencing in it have now been marked. Context: #177544. Concerns: #177543. Other images today: # ... [more]

[Image taken 13.1.22] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Mud in the cycle lane alongside the Ouse. Context: #177017. Other image here today: #177552 and links

[UPDATE: 14.1.22 Riding through today I saw the cone had been moved to cover the hole of the missing bollard.] [Image taken 13.1.22] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] During the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate car park, from Marygate Lane, York via desire line through the fencing. [NOTE: NO streetview at this location.] Mud and leaves cleared to back (not 'cleared up' or 'cleared away') to make way for EV symbols as ... [more]

[UPDATE See: #177554.] [Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate car park, from Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: NO streetview at this location.] The hatching is the space available (if motorists respect it when parking) for all users to enter, exit and cut ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate car park, York from Frederic Street/Marygate Lane pedestrian entrance/exit. [NOTE: NO streetview at this location.] View of the location and extent of the EV bays. Four have already been marked with the symbol ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane, York. Looking towards Frederic Street. [NOTE: NO streetview at this location.] Steps to/from St Mary's with cycle runner in the opening on the left. Muddy desire line immediately opposite through low fen ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane, at base of steps to/from St Mary's/St Mary's Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #177537. Other images today: #177526 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane looking towards the underpass to Bootham Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #177537. Other images today: #177526 and links.

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane, York, looking towards Railway Walk and the tunnel under the York-Scarborough rail line to/from Bootham Terrace. Steps to/from St Mary's in second gap on right (beyond the bollards) see: #177541. [NOTE: N ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate Lane junction with Railway Walk (to the right. The tunnel to Bootham Terrace under the York-Scarborough rail line is behind the camera position), York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Steps (with cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Marygate car park, Frederic Street/Marygate Lane pedestrian entrance, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The works for which the compound and that lime-green two-storey prefab support were due to be complete ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Palmer Lane, Hungate, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are close to the entrance to the library (https://exploreyork.org.uk/cafes/hungate-reading-cafe/) that has a cafe and community space/meetin ... [more]

[Image taken 12.1.22] Yearsley pool, staff carpark and cycle parking, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] I took this image to remind myself when responding to cycle parking consultations or talking to people abou ... [more]

[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 o ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. Damaged cobbles. On a street with cycle parking: #177527, #177528. Other images today: #177526 and links.

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. The onstreet rack (toastrack, Sheffields) is too close to the kerb. Hence the cycles being unstable. Other issue this rack see also: #177527. Other images today: #177526 and links.

Image taken 11.1.22] King Street, York. Substandard onstreet cycle parking (toastrack, Sheffields). The bollard means one space cannot be used. It does not provide protection from other vehicles. Other issue with this rack see: #177528. Oth ... [more]

[Image taken 11.1.22] Coppergate junction with Clifford Street/Nessgate, York. The restrictions enabling only people on cycles to use it contraflow to/towards Piccadilly will remain until 14.6.22. Consultation: www.york.gov.uk/news/article/ ... [more]

[Image taken 10.1.22] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The hatched area is the gap to/from the car park and Railway Walk (NCN65) with links to riverside walks, schools, the rail station, tourist accommodation ... [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.

[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 cycle. Detail of the damage: #177486, #177487. Other image today: ... [more]

[Image taken 8.1.22] Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The issues here continue. This time the car nearest the photographer was blocking access to/from the cycle parking. The two-way route for motor vehicles should be one way, one carriageway. ... [more]

[Image taken 7.1.22] Low Ousegate, York. 'Tram track'-style damage. Longitudinal, direction of travel cracking that can trap a cycle wheel. Even crossing such damage can make the handling of a cycle unpredictable. This is a busy spot after ... [more]

[Image taken 7.1.22] Spurriergate/High Ousegate, York. Context: #177419 and link to other image from today.

[Image taken 7.1.22] Spurriergate, York. This freestanding cycle needs no support and perhaps also nothing to lock to in a busy shopping street given its size, weight and distinctiveness. (Other image this cycle: #166520 with an unusual loa ... [more]

[Image taken 6.1.22]. Outline of man in winter layers to show his approximate width - 65cm - at the widest point (shoulders). Compare this with the space available at Hob Moor, York, obstructions: #177337. The metal plates are constricting ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cattle grid/widest gap is 120cm. There's just 63cm at head/shoulder height. (To put this into context see width of outline of man in winter urb ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Tadcaster Road, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336. Measurements this location: #177342.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Hob Moor Drive, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Beverley Court/Hobstone Court, Hob Moor, York. Other image this location: #177338. Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Beverley Court/Hobstone Court, Hob Moor, York. Other image this location: #177339. Context and links: #177336.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Green Lane, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177336. Outline of this man in these layers to show how tight the upright metal plates at the top of the A frame are: #177378.

[Image taken 5.1.22] Green Lane, Hob Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A pedestrian walks unobstructed through the barriers on Hob Moor. The two-level metal gulley that impeded passage through the A frame (the aim being to ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Deangate, York. Three bashed racks here now: previously it was "just" the one: #175253. These toastrack Sheffields are unprotected from motor vehicle movements. They need bollards: #171375. Other images today: #177334 a ... [more]

[Image taken 5.1.22] Bluebird Bakery, Acomb Road, York. On the site of the former Bathstore, this branch of Bluebird Bakery (www.bluebirdbakery.co.uk/locations/acomb/) has easy to find, oversized, racks. It’s spacious inside too. Plus it' ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Tanner's Moat, York. When racks are too close to a solid upright cycles cannot be positioned sufficiently far forward to be stable. When a cycle is unstable, the front wheel turns, as here. Loading a cycle, for example ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Ratcliffe Street, York. This person started parking on the pavement in around December 2021. Possibly copycat as drivers round the corner to the left of this image (in Haughton Street) have started parking on the paveme ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Brewdog, Micklegate, York. The restaurant merits an extended popup seating area - in the road. Yet, CYC says there's no more room for bike racks ie car parking cannot be converted into onstreet cycle parking. Plus some ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.21] Micklegate, York. The "temporary" location for Tier hire e-scooters and hire e-bikes (see: #164327 and #164581). Yet, over a year on the Tiers are still here and the cycle parking is close to full. On a cold if bright w ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Fencing has been removed and broken/vandalised. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Fencing panel has been removed/broken/vandalised. Context and links: #177243.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Gate has been removed and broken/vandalised. It is on the route that avoids the cattle grid parallel to it. Prior to the two covid years (2020 and 2021) there we ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Circular damage. Other image this issue: #177241. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Circular damage. Other image this issue today: #177242. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Gap to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. A gate has visibly been removed. Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Gate to/from Wigginton Road, Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Note how new the gate is. It opens towards you. It is often left open: you can see the scrape marks on the ta ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #177232.

[Image taken 3.1.22] Bootham Stray, Wigginton Road end, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Taken to show what it looks like – how wide and attractive the route is when it’s been cleared of vegetation. Compare with this image: ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Entrance to Nestle site, Wigginton Road, York. Clear segregation between peds and cyclists but look at the damaged ramp/tactile paving. This leads to the rural route through Bootham Stray (images from today: #177232, #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 3.1.22] Manor Lane, York. The speed cushions are ineffective - they do not reduce motorists' speeds. BUT the effect on people who cycle can be considerable. The cushions have been repaired so extensively there is ‘scar tissue ... [more]

[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 hole is now around 77cm long and 5cm deep. I will ... [more]

[Image taken 30.7.21] Lendal Bridge, Museum Street/Station Road junction with Rougier Street, York. A common site at this and nearby 'bike boxes'. A local taxi not only over the first ASL but the second too. The damage in the ASL remains - ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: No Streetview at this location.] Covered cycle parking, Sheffields (cycle racks), close to the entrance of the attraction, with room for a family to share a rack/lock(s) a ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: Streetview shows the nearest road - Haxby Road - with a view towards the racks.] A cheering sight: despite the wet weather a group of four on two full-size cycles, and a sm ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Library Square, York. A cheering (and intriguing) sight on a wet, windy day when much of the city's cycle lanes and infra was under water. No rack. No basket. But a trailer. Does the cycle get used for commuting perha ... [more]

[Image taken 26.7.19] Station Road, York. I uploaded this old image as the problem persists. Today - 29.12.21 - this large area of carriageway (the route from the station to Rougier Street/Lendal gyratory and opposite the Leeman Road contra ... [more]

[UPDATE See: #177552] [Image taken 23.12.21.] West Esplanade, York (west bank of the Ouse). [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The bollards (see also: #173274 and #173232) have not been replaced following the flood works. (The Scarbor ... [more]

[UPDATE See: #177552.] [Image taken 23.12.21.] West Esplanade, York (west bank of the Ouse). [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Is this permitted parking? Is it the source of the mud: #177017 and links.

[UPDATE See: #177553.] [Image taken 23.12.21.] West Esplanade, York (west bank of the Ouse). [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Mud makes the cycle lane here slippery and unattractive. The sort of appearance and conditions that suppr ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards James Street. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the OpenStreetMap.) Two peop ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards James Street. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the OpenStreetMap.) The sigh ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards FIR. [Note: No street view at this location.] (Marked as Way of the Roses/LCN658 on the OpenStreetMap.) The sightlines of ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. [Image taken 23.12.21.] Cycle, ped', wheelchair path between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. Looking towards FIR. [Note: No str ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] James Street in front of Lidl. This tactile paving is tramlines on the pedestrian and the cycling sides. See Government guidelines: #176154. In an email from 20.12.21, CYC said: I can confirm that all schemes are d ... [more]

[Image taken 23.12.21.] James Street in front of Lidl. This is new-ish tactile paving. The Lidl opened end of 2019. So the reply from CYC in: #177012 doesn’t stand up. Other images today: #177013, #177014, #177015, #177016, #177017, #1770 ... [more]

[UPDATE: The leaves here and along the length of Railway Walk and on the yellow hatching at the entry to/exit from the car park were cleared 22.12.21. However the puddle remains as per: #169471.] [Image taken 21.12.21] Steeper of the two sl ... [more]

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Other images here today: #176954 and links.

[Image taken 20.12.21] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge), York. Damaged tarmac. Difficult to avoid for all but the most assertive cyclists. One of four images taken today. Other images: #176955, #176956, #176957.

[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 th ... [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 cracki ... [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]

[Image taken 16.12.21] Library Square, York. A cycle with basket and permanent panniers. Set up for utility use. Can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: #176867 and link

[Image taken 16.12.21] Library Square, York. A cycle with retrofitted child seat and a basket. Set up for utility use and family travel. Can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: ... [more]

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Advisory cycle lane markings? Cycleoutline? White lines? Worn away by motor vehicles passing over them. See Comment (autonomous cars): #176779. Other images here today and links: #176809.

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Context and links: #176809.

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. Context and links: #176809.

[Image taken 15.12.21] Haxby Road, York. CYC put in a pedestrian crossing close to the roundabout. So close it’s at the blind bend. It pushes motorists into the cycle lane... An appalling piece of design which does not address the issues ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Museum Gardens, York. A Zigo - a demountable trike. Other image this cycle: #176783.

[Image taken 14.12.21] Museum Gardens, York. A Zigo (https://myzigo.com/). It's a trike but… the luggage/child carrier detaches from the frame and can be wheeled independently. The front forks (see: #176784) can be dropped into a wheel to ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. [Note: streetview not available at this location.] Another interesting cycle here/near here today. Unusually this cargo cycle is not an e-cycle. I could not see if it was secured to anything. The ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. Other image this cycle (Paris C7 HMB www.gazellebikes.com/en-gb/paris-c7-hmb) see: #176780. One-prong stand. Integral lock. So the cycle does not need the Sheffield rack to support it but it does ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. A Paris C7 HMB. This e-cycle is very smart. It has an upright riding position and permanent panniers – so a ‘York’cycle (machine set up for utility use). But it is heavy. The weight of this ... [more]

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