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Photo listing : enforcement (problem)

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[Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Context: #175978. Other images and links (different issues) today: #182641.

[Image taken 14.5.22] West Esplanade, York. Every Saturday I have cycled this route, the vehicle of the driver (car registration DA55FNW) with the questionable taste in car accessories has been parked here (outside of the car park so presum ... [more]

[Image taken 10.5.22] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. A York Cars taxi 558 blocks the cycle circuit. Context: #175978. Other image today (also of obstruction of a cycle route): #182536.

[Image taken 10.5.22] Precentor’s Court/High Petergate, at the filtered permeability junction with Minster Yard, York. The driver (engine running) was parked across the cycle lane preventing its use and blocking all sightlines. Context an ... [more]

The tweet below is good, but this picture is better. Normal clothes, no helmets... https://t.co/6ZnXO6iqfW https://t.co/6iOIGyJ9p0

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. Context: #182523. The hospital with an A&E department is around 1km straight over this junction. It’s also the route that ambulances use to access other parts of the city. ( ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York These two drivers who were in the 'ahead'/Gillygate lane crossed on the red light. The pedestrian light on Gillygate turns green when these lights turn red... Other images here ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Gillygate, York. Two cyclists wait in the newish ASL with an early green. The lead-in (advisory) lane does not meet current standards as it is very narrow. I watched for five phases of these lights today. Phase 1: AS ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Gillygate, York. The drivers sped up as they approached the lights and crossed on red. Round a blind corner. Where the lights on Bootham have just changed to green: #182514 (also context and links) putting road users ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] Gillygate, York. By obstructing the ASL this driver prevents people on cycles from the original reasons for installing them: being visible and being ahead of the pollution. At this junction, if you arrive to find the ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Library Square, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Context and links to all images from today: #182481. It strikes me this issue is like the school run conundrum: you want to keep your kids safe so you take ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Library Square, York [NOTE: No streetview at this location] A motorist drives into what used to be a 'people' space until 2021. The driver waits with his engine running. He is polluting the space with toxic fumes, ad ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and links to all images from today: #182461. Drivers crossing in the Gillygate lane on red lights. Other instances this behaviour here today: (Gillygate lane - York tax ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. I considered taking a photo of this driver/this vehicle a few seconds before I took this one... S/he had been in the Bootham turn lane (next to the bus) and not in the ASL. I w ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and links: #182472.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and all links today: #182461. Gillygate lane ASL completely obstructed. The driver continued into the ASL: she/he had a choice. She/he did not get 'caught out'.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. The driver of the blue van is obstructing the large 'Keep clear' lettering that was repainted at the end of March 2022. Compare with: #182471. Other instance, other lane today: ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and links: #182472.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. The driver of the white car is obstructing the large 'Keep clear' lettering that was repainted at the end of March 2022. Compare with: #182471. Other instance, other lane today ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. As per: #182464. Context and all links today: #182461.

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Context and all links today: #182461. Gillygate lane ASL completely obstructed. The driver continued into the ASL: she/he had a choice. She/he did not get 'caught out'. In my e ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.22] Crichton Avenue roundabout, York. Two vehicles on the roundabout between the exit from Crichton Avenue and the entrance to/exit from Kingsway North (east side). The parking obstructs the two green-surfaced cycle lanes a ... [more]

The bollards (see #172619) that were removed for the COP26 conference dinner at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery still have not been replaced, and taxi drivers are using the pedestrian crossing as a shortcut to exit the car park.

UPDATE: 14.5.22 I saw the route was open again. All signage has been removed. [Image taken 23.4.22] Mill Lane looking towards the junction with Heworth Green, York. The works duration is given as 4 April [2022] to 6 May [2022]. That's Easte ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Kathryn Avenue, car park, York Community Stadium Leisure Complex, Huntington, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This vehicle advertising the local radio station YO1 (https://yo1radio.co.uk/) was obstructin ... [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] Library Square, York. A driver in a vehicle at a 'people space'. Usually it's a bit more subtle that this is a food pickup. The clues are: that the vehicles are here at all (see: #174477 and links) and that the person ... [more]

[Image taken 19.2.22] West Esplanade, York (west bank of the Ouse). [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Context: #177018 and links. If the registration of the second vehicle is YG59RNX it was also in situ on 14.5.22 (see: #182599) Othe ... [more]

[UPDATE: This vehicle (registration DA55FNW) has been here each Saturday I have cycled along the riverside. It was there again on 9.4.22 and 14.5.22, with another regular parker: #182599. On 20.2.22 CYC said: " At the moment there is nothin ... [more]

[UPDATE: 1.2.22 I saw the compound/fencing had gone.] [Image taken 30.1.22] Marygate carpark, York, Frederic Street/Marygate Lane exit. [Note: No street view at this location.] This area of the city is rundown-looking: compounds, hoardings, ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.22] Esplanade car park/West Esplanade, York. Context: #177017. The registration of this vehicle is the same as the one in that image from 23.12.21. Other images today: #178352 and links.

[Image taken 26.1.22] West Esplanade/Esplanade car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Despite the bollards at the nearest access being (almost all) back in situ (see: #177552), you can still get here in a motor vehicle fr ... [more]

[Image taken 18.1.22] Library Square, York. I was unable to get to the Sheffield (cycle rack) stand on the left so leant my cycle against that of my partner. The man in the image was in the passenger seat of the vehicle obstructing the area ... [more]

[Image taken 4.1.22] 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 9.12.21] Library Square, York. A vehicle with a distinctive number plate blocks access to cycle racks and seating in what used to be a ‘people space’. Other images this issue here: #167118, #173012. Other image today: #1767 ... [more]

[Image taken 29.11.21] Burton Stone Lane junction with Field View, York. Not one but two vehicles opposite Mrs Greedy's cafe, on the: a) pavement, b) double yellows, c) on the corner, d) obscuring sightlines, and e) often forcing pedestrian ... [more]

[UPDATE: Reply from expertlogistics.co.uk "I just wanted to follow up on your e mail following our investigation. Our drivers do receive training as part of their induction which has a section on vulnerable road users and they also sign a s ... [more]

[UPDATE: See #175852 for a reply from the company.] [Image taken 13.11.21] New Lane, junction with Malton Road, York. The driver of this AO (https://ao.com/) vehicle is completely obstructing the ASL. And if he does it here, he will likely ... [more]

UPDATE: Reply from CYC: "Please rest assured that this matter will be addressed with the team involved. The vehicle should have parked on the other side of the road and the staff will be re-educated on their behaviour." Alas no mention of t ... [more]

Make sure your road closures can't be moved to let cars through.

[Image taken 18.10.21] North Street, close to the junction with Bridge Street, York. Pavement obstructed, advisory cycle lane blocked... The driver of the van is a regular here: #174478. Other images today: #175196 and links

[Image taken 28.9.21] North Street, junction with Bridge Street and Micklegate, York. The solid white line leading from an advisory cycle lane into an ASL (bike box). Pavement parking. There was a vehicle here when I passed. There was a van ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.21] A driver (with a broken back light) with bright orange food collection bag (Just Eat) on the back seat drove into Library Square, turned round and stopped. But kept the engine running. There were two people in the car. ... [more]

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

[UPDATE: see #174478 and compare the registration numbers.] [Image taken 21.9.21] North Street, junction with Bridge Street and Micklegate, York. An all too frequent sight on this key link route (and elsewhere in the city including: #171447 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] West Esplanade, York. People fishing and a white van on the cycle-ped-wheelchair route alongside the river. I've seen this combination closer closer to Clifton Bridge, York. I don't know if the people fishing are anyth ... [more]

[Image taken 13.9.21] Library Square, York. The blue badge space outside the library is used by a food collection driver - see: #174134. Other instances of parking on the blue badge spaces: #173012, #173302. And of parking in other places i ... [more]

[Image taken 13.9. 21] Library Square, York. The man with the Just Eat bag is using the blue badge (disabled) parking while making a food pickup. See: #174133. Other images today: #174131 and links

[Image taken 26.8.21] Tanner Row, York. Increasing numbers of people on cycles, scooters and on foot are using Tanner Row. It is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion route and there is a Tier e-scooter/e-bik ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.21] Library Square, York. The driver of the black car was collecting a food order. She argued the parking was for library users. But didn't go into the library. She didn't seem to have a mobility issue and didn't mention t ... [more]

[Update: on 19.8.21 I saw these had been removed.] [Image taken 17.8.21] Tanner’s Moat, York junction with Rougier Street. Same issue – #171434 ie dumped/uncollected cycles – but I have re-taken the image to help CYC find them. ("The ... [more]

[Image taken 17.8.21]. Esplanade car park, York. The (albeit small) sign immediately in front of the vehicle says Emergency exit keep clear. The text on the ground (partly under the vehicle) says Keep clear. This is now part of the diversio ... [more]

[Image taken 14.8.21] Deangate close to the bollards (filtered permeability) with Minster Yard, York. This driver has not noticed the new 'at any time' restrictions on loading (see: #173205 and discussion). Other images today: #173230 and l ... [more]

[Image taken 3.8.21] Library Square, York. For context see: #173012.

[Image taken 3.8.21] Library Square, York. The scaffolding has been removed from the front of the library. This means the racks to the left of the entrance (left out of shot) are again full with ‘York’cycles ie bikes that carry kit and ... [more]

[Update: see #172827] [Image taken 30.7.21], Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Explanation see: #172716 (also links to other images here today). Other images today: #172722, #172723, #172724

[Update: see #172827] Note: blocked also on: 1.8.21, 31.7.21 [Image taken 30.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The only exit/entrance between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair link passing it is ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Deangate/Minster Yard, York. On my way through (in the direction the camera is facing) there was a York, yellow, minibus where this car is. It was disgorging a group of passengers into the path of people cycling in th ... [more]

[Image taken 27.7.21] Museum Street, York. I was behind this driver as he crossed Lendal Bridge. He had also obstructed the other (clearly marked) Keep clear space meaning the island was inaccessible to everyone trying to cross on foot incl ... [more]

[Update 5.8.21: An email from the Leathams Operations Director said: "I apologise sincerely for the inconvenience caused by the actions of our driver in York, and will address directly with the individuals Line Manager to ensure no repetiti ... [more]

[Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. This driver is partially blocking the cycle cut-through and the wheelchair ramp (see: #171342). The person was not in the vehicle so it was not possible to ask him/her to move it. This space must ... [more]

[Image taken 6.7.21] Tanner Row, York. Driver obstructing the contraflow cycle lane. An all too frequent sight on this street. Other images today see: #171434 and links.

Update 1.7.21. Signs and work area had gone. [Image taken 29.6.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Works in the road but no company name, no contact details. This means it's impossible to report issues. I understood it was a legal requirement to pr ... [more]

Update 1.7.21. Signs and work area had gone. [Image taken 29.6.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Works but no company/contact info to report problems to. See also: #171135 and links.

[Image taken 26.6.21] Navigation Road, York. This taxi driver was blocking access to/from the key motor traffic-free link Navigation Road-Palmer Street through the Hungate development. He was also idling. The corner here is a blind one - fr ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.21] Station Road/Lendal Bridge, York. This is a local taxi driver obstructing the ASL. No excuse. Other images this ASL see: #170663, #170664. The damaged kerb stone to the right of the ASL was reported 14.5.21. Other imag ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.21] Station Road/Lendal Bridge, York. A second 'professional' local driver obstructs the ASL (see also: #170661) in the minute I was there. He is trapping the cyclist. He is also ahead of another cyclist - see image: #1706 ... [more]

[Image taken 25.6.21] Station Road/Lendal Bridge, York. This driver is not a good advert for this York-based company. See also: #170663 and links

[Image taken 25.6.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. The rider from: #170667 and #170668 is now obstructing the ASL on Rougier Street. Other images today see: #170661 and links.

[Image taken 25.6.21] Tanner’s Moat, York, cycle-specific cut-through to-from Rougier Street. This rider is using a cycles-only piece of infra. See also: #170667 and links.

[Image taken 25.6.21] Tanner’s Moat, York, cycle-specific cut-through to-from Rougier Street. Unassuming but critical – see: #166027. I will continue to ask City of York Council to relocate the motorcycle racks from this end to the othe ... [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]

Update: 23.6.21 Reply from Rentokil: "We endeavor to identify and reward drivers who show respect to other road users, however, we have taken your feedback onboard and will actively start to review our driver and Highway Code Training." "[I ... [more]

Cycle thief making off with his spoils - red bolt cutter in his left hand.

Compliance with the new Braidcraft Road bus lanes seems to be poor. Only one of the vehicles pictured was identifiable as a Private Hire Car (taxi), the others all appreared to be private cars. If cyclists are to see any benefits from a bus ... [more]

[Image taken 13.4.21] Library Square (Museum Street/Lendal Bridge), York. During covid-19 lockdowns, the previously safe and 'human-feeling' space in front of York Explore (library, cafe, events space) has become a de facto parking area. Po ... [more]

[Image taken 19.3.21] No Entry roundel and Except Cycles sign in the direction of Rougier Street from Tanner's Moat, York. Perhaps the most critical element for the permeability of the cycle network in the city. Despite the clear signage it ... [more]

Out today talking bollards, 198 to be precise within a half mile stretch. No wonder it was in excess of £40k.

Pavement parking

Surprise, surprise. You’d think the long line of new cycle posts outside each house on Lostock Rd would be a clue that motorists shouldn’t obstruct the path, but as usual, no. Is there a plan B?

Motorbike parking in the cycle lanes a problem here.

Really? Pavements are for pedestrians,wheelchairs,buggies, park with consideration to others. #HereForYou #RoadSafety https://t.co/R90CxGw0Kr From an: Official @cheshirepolice twitter account. Noticed from this tweet which points out ... [more]

Standard obstructive parking in Chorlton. Just completely unacceptable and never enforced.

Tesco lorry routinely parks here on the pavement, over a zig-zag line, over yellow lines and a cycle lane. Yet there is a car park at the back.

Disgraceful parking like this can now be ticketed thanks to the new yellow lines

Albert Road Hale . Filtered road. Modal filter with inadequate and poorly located dropped kerb. Quite often the access is blocked by many parked cars (google view from Albert Road .

It’s never possible to park legally on one side of Kingston Street - vehicles block either the pavement or the road - so these should be double yellow lines.

Illegal pavement parking rampant here

Despite a road with masses of space now without the traffic, drivers still parking on the pavement

Sale Trafford Greater Manchester . Typical street https://twitter.com/Cyclinstructor/status/1285234035317506048

Broadheath Altrincham . There used to be pop up cycle lanes in Timperley and then a pop up cycle lane here was to be set up until a few motorists complained. Now it's pop up driving and parking instead !

Stretford Manchester . Cycle lane used for parking . It's also a bus stop ! Enforcement required.

What sort of thoughtless person parks like this? How is someone in a wheelchair supposed to get past this?

Auch im Alltag scheitern viele Verkehrsteilnehmer an dieser Frage Mehr kontrollieren!

Am Kreisverkehr haben Fußgänger Vorrang, da Vorfahrt gewähren Zeichen vor dem Fußgängerweg ist. Autofahrer und Radfahrer aufklären, dass Sie Fußgängern Vorrang gewähren

Weitfeldstraße Tempo 50. Gefährliche Querung nach Weibletshofen. Geschwindigkeit kontrollieren

Urmston/stretford M41 A segregated cycle way is compromised because the adjacent pedestrian path is completely blocked by cars parked

Stretford Mancheser M32 a segregated cycle lane is obstructed at the beginning. Also the road markings showing the start of the cycle lane have faded. Bollards required to deter.

Einer von täglich ca. hundert 40-Tonnern, die durch die Wohnstraße Moosstraße / Schwabenstraße abkürzen, obwohl das Gebiet für LKWs über 7,5 t gesperrt ist

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