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New crossings of the motorway slip roads. This is better than the previous uncontrolled crossings, but unfortunately the wait times are very long and do not appear to consider if the slip road has any cars on it.

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] Looking towards the gap ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The narrow slope betwee ... [more]

[Image taken 26.11.21] Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: The image on streetview shows the gap through the floodwall and works associated with the replacement of Scarborough Bridge in 2018/19 to make it accessible.] The higher - white laye ... [more]

[Image taken 23.11.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The 'plastic tray', the temporary wheelchair ramp, has gone: #171342. The works to replace the flood gates under Lendal bridge are complete. But I'd been assured the ramp would stay. People in whe ... [more]

[Image taken 21.11.21] Railway Terrace/Marygate car park/Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. The streetview shot shows the other side of the floodwall ie where this gap leads to/from.] The sign says footway (t ... [more]

Car parking at the Rollright Stones - no cycle facilities

[UPDATE: 29.11.21. The gap now looks like this: #176252.] [25.11.21. The rough surface with the upstand is still as per the image. There is no sign of the temporary ramp/plastic tray. A local disabled organisation I asked about this replied ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The hoardings are around the compound connected with the Museum Gardens flood defence works (www.gov.uk/government/news/plans-to-improve-f ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] St Mary's from Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #175871.

[Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This lamp on St Mary's is one of the two sources of light near: #175869 and #175870. But it does not reach that junction. Other images tod ... [more]

[UPDATE: 15.11.21. "A ticket has been raised for this." [Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This light was out 12.11.21. The cycle-ped-wheelchair routes, including to the acc ... [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175867, and links.

25.11.21 The sign still as in this image. [UPDATE 20.11.21: The sand has gone. The sign remains.] [Image taken 12.11.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175433. Other images today: #175797 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 12.11.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] The bush has gone. The foliage in the drainage channel remains. Context: #173642. Other images today: #175797 and links.

[Image taken 3.11.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. Wet leaves may be pretty but they are also pretty slippery for people on foot and cycles (see also: #175434). Other image here today: #175479.

[Later image: #175803] [Image taken 31.10.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175432. I moved the sign out of the way of all users of this key entrance to/exit from and through the rail station. Ot ... [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175231. Other image here today: #175433. Other images today: #175401 and links.

[Image taken 31.10.21] Leeman Road, junction with Station Avenue, York. Context and links: #175426.

[Image taken 31.10.21] Leeman Road, junction with Station Avenue, York. The issues with surface water collecting here have not been resolved. (Previous image: #171908 and link.) Leaves obscure any hazards beneath them and create a slip haza ... [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The cyclist pushing his cycle through the grass told me that on his outward journey that morning the nearest water extended and incorporated the furthest ... [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Surface water after heavy rain. Other images here today: #175401, #175403 and links.

[Image taken 31.10.21] Clifton Backies, York. Sutton Way entrance. [Note: No street view at this location.] Extensive surface water on an already narrow and damaged key commuting (including with shift workers and pupils) route. Other images ... [more]

[UPDATE: #175432.] [UPDATE: Evening of Friday 29.10.21 after a day of heavy rain with more forecast. No change. I will chase up Network Rail who said they could clear up the sand/grit. ][Image taken 24.10.21] Riverside entrance to York rail ... [more]

Unsigned, but the Via Francigena turns right here

Way-point on the Via Francigena in southern Tuscany - but hikers and cyclists should take the road in the background to avoid a short stretch of main road.

Rest stop and water point on the Via Francigena in southern Tuscany - but it should be clearer that hikers and cyclists can turn left here to avoid a short stretch of main road.

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. This is the main entrance. But the clutter on the pavement and... more worryingly the insubstantial metal support of the barrier. A blind or partially sighted person might not see it. ... [more]

No signs for the Via Francigena cycle route

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Context and links: #174803.

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Sandbags that stabilise signs need to be checked for damage. Their contents are skid and slip hazards ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Leeman Road, Memorial Gardens, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. A sand bag used for stabilising a temporary sign has split and been moved/removed. But the sand – a ... [more]

[Route ridden/data captured 8.10.21] York. This is the official, signed, diversion route during the Clementhorpe flood works. It is around 2km long. Typical ride time: around 10m but the junctions mean it could be longer. The route is twist ... [more]

[UPDATE: 9.10.21. The contractors retrieved the sign and put it back into position.] [Image taken 8.10.21] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Another useless sign. This one is for wheelchair users on the diversion ... [more]

[UPDATE: On the afternoon of 9.10.21 these had gone.] [Image taken 7.10.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. The red frame shows the existence and location of one or more signs not in situ, not doing their jobs. Therefore they are hazards and eyeso ... [more]

[UPDATE: On the afternoon of 9.10.21 this had gone.] [Image taken 7.10.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. Fallen sign. See also: #174661 and links.

[UPDATE: On the afternoon of 9.10.21 this had gone.] [Image taken 7.10.21] Burton Stone Lane, York. Another fallen sign. Plus the sand/grit from damaged bags is a slip and skid hazard. It doesn't stay in place. It gets moved around by foot, ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Esplanade car park, York. Original image (explanation) see: #173232. The metal bollards were blocking a car parking space again today. 1. I’m at a loss to understand: a) why these items are not being stored securely ... [more]

[Image taken: 14.9.21 ] LNER Azuma 10.02 from York to London King's Cross. The person who loaded the crates was still there when the cyclist with a cycle reservation arrived. The crate loader moved the crates to accommodate the cycle. The p ... [more]

Steps over railway at Bruntstane Station on NCN route 1

[Image taken 8.9.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. Someone has cut the briars [see: #173640] that came over the hoardings of the Cocoa Works site and created potentially painful hazards for pedestrians. The hoard ... [more]

[Image taken 7.9.21] Marygate car park/Railway Walk, bottom of St Mary's steps, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] If the barrier-free route to/from the car park, Bootham Terrace, Railway Walk is blocked (see: #173865, #173866, # ... [more]

[Image taken 7.9.21] Bootham Terrace, York. No signs warning of diversions on the other side of the rail line (through the underpass). A sign on the right is not fulfilling its purpose so is effectively flytipped. As is the frame to the lef ... [more]

[Image taken 3.9.21] TransPennine Express (TPE) service York-Dewsbury. The cycle carriage on this train design is hooks in a cupboard. I consider this completely discriminatory as it means I cannot travel independently. (See discussion blow ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop.com/product/pumps-stations/repair-stand/) repair stand with tools. The pump is broken but the tools, though rusty, look as if y ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Tools available at: #173837. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Newer image: #173860] [Image taken 30.8.21] Haxby Road, York at exit from/access to Foss Islands Way. Briars are cascading over the hoardings of the Cocoa Works site. The furthest frond out is 175cm off the ground. One almost reaches the t ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] The path is very steep, very narrow and there is no flat 'reservoir' or waiting space to negotiate the blind corner created by the hoardings. Other image ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Closer to the entrance to/exit from Foss Islands Way and it's still quite a blind corner due to the hoardings. Other images this issue today: #173459 and links. Other images today: # ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. View from the pavement of the approach to/passing the Foss Islands Way from the northern side. Other images this issue today: #173459 and links. Other images today: #173445 and links

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] Complete lack of sightlines for anyone on the pavement to the left or exiting due to the hoardings. Other images here today: #173459 and links. Other ima ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] The path would not now meet standards. The hoardings exacerbate the lack of sightlines for people exiting (on cycles, foot, mobility scooters, e-scooters ... [more]

[Update: Newer image/text: #173639]. [Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. Damage to the hoardings for the Cocoa Works development (www.thecocoa-works.com/). This 'falling' material is not paper but metal. It's therefore ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. The access to/exit from Foss Islands Way from the southern side. Tight barriers. And now, due to the hoardings, no sightlines for people (pedestrians, wheelchair users, cyclists, sco ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No street view here.] Context for: #173453, #173454. This is (during the Marygate and Museum Gardens Flood Alleviation Scheme) the route for pedestria ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No street view here.] The hoardings here until January 2022 for the Marygate and Museum Gardens Flood Alleviation Scheme now create two completely bli ... [more]

[Image taken 25.8.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No street view here.] The hoardings create a complete blind corner. As this was part of the car park with only the low level fencing (as visible in th ... [more]

[More recent image this issue: #175976, #174538.] [Image taken 21.8.21] Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [Note: streetview shows the previous layout of this site.] Driver parking on the 'people' space. I believe wands are required along this ... [more]

[Image taken 20.8.21] Library Square, York. The two men drove in. One went to pick up the food order while the other waited. I was sat on a bench for five minutes. In this time two cars were used to collect snacks/meals. This practice is a ... [more]

[Update: 30.8.21 See: #173643] [Image taken 13.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] A cone has appeared at the heap of grit/sand at the bottom of the more gentle slope (perhaps in response to my reporting t ... [more]

[Image taken 13.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Grit at the bottom/start of the steeper of the two slopes here - and the one that is used by 99 per cent of all people moving between car park level (Rai ... [more]

[UPDATE: #175972 and links] [More recent image: #174540 and links] [UPDATE: 22.8.21 An "area coach for Taco Bell" responded to an email I sent to the Head Of Operations for Taco Bell using an address at the www.qfm-group.com/ which seems to ... [more]

[Image taken 6.8.21] Tanner Row, York. See: #172865 and links.

[See note: #173309] [Update: Reported in person to YCC 11.8.21. Still there 13.8.21] [Image taken 6.8.21] Tanner Row, York. Much broken glass at a point pedestrians join the paved area in the image/leave the pavement for the road (as the pa ... [more]

[Update - sign on ground and grit still not removed: #173819] [Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Social distancing sign. The sign is surely now redundant (previous image: #171576). But the grit/s ... [more]

[UPDATE: 25.9.21] The barricade has gone. [Image taken 4.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The two barricades that had a function (see: #169993) have moved around. One is now here. It makes the location ... [more]

[Image taken 4.8.21] Bootham Terrace, York. The signs these ‘secured’ have gone but the sandbags remain. This is irresponsible. The raw materials have a cost, the manufacturing and transport have costs. The bags are a trip hazard. They ... [more]

[Image taken 2.8.21] North of Scarborough Bridge, between Leeman Road and the Ouse, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Cycling along here the previous day I hadn't seen any evidence of works. There had been one bright orange bar ... [more]

[Image taken 1.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Signage and barricades are supported by sandbags. The sign has gone (perhaps 'unofficially') but the sand remains. An example of the hazard it can constit ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Plus, despite the dark spells during storms, the lighting was not on. Other images this issue here today: #172629 a ... [more]

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Other images this issue here today: #172629 and links. Other images today: #172632, #172633, #172634, #172635

[Image taken 28.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Puddling blocks route for all users. Other images this issue here today: #172630, #172631. Other images today: #172632, #172633, #172634, #172635

[Update: This has been removed.] [Image taken 18.7.21] Starbeck station, North Yorkshire. Cycle secured to a rack has been stripped. Not a good advert for using these racks or for cycling. Needs to be flyered with contact details of the aut ... [more]

There's a No Cycling sign at the other end of this path.

[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]

[Later image - no improvement: #175426] [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 ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Details of damage to fencing between the car park and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it. Other images this issue today: #171864 and links to ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Damage to fencing between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it. (I was able to take a photo as there were few vehicle ... [more]

[Image taken 11.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Looking from the currently unprotected exit/access between the car park and the critical cycle-ped-wheelchair route that passes it, towards the EV charg ... [more]

[UPDATE: Sign and sand still here 22.10.21 at the start of the half term.] [Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station fallen sign. Does it get picked up only to be knocked over again? It was on the ground on 5.7.21 see #171404. I picked it up. ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The barricade is reducing the width of the route. It also reduces the attractiveness and feeling of safety. But it does help keep track of the growth throu ... [more]

[Update: foliage has been trimmed #172868.] [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 ... [more]

[Update: cone has been removed] [Image taken 4.7.21] Bootham, York. Another redundant cone (see also 'redundantsign'). This is an eyesore, potentially a weapon and a hazard. Discarded items tend to attract further waste/litter. Other images ... [more]

[See also image from 14.8.21: #173232] [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 flo ... [more]

[Update 16.9.21] The CYC active travel officer confirmed the ramp will stay when the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion works are completed. [Image taken 3.7.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The ramp was installed in the first ... [more]

Update see: #172507 [image taken 3.7.21] Marygate car park. One of the two original barricades (see: #169993) has been moved back to the car park side of the fencing. But who moves these and why? It seems they shouldn't be here at all: "[im ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Foss Islands Path entry/exit York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) The top of the steep, rough steps. Remainder see also: #170967. Some route users including smaller children and those acco ... [more]

Update: I saw on 4.7.21 this had been repaired. [Image taken 26.6.21] Station Road (Lendal Bridge) junction with Rougier Street, York. The gap was wide enough for me to put my foot into. It's a hazard for pedestrians, which includes as I sa ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists are asked to dismount - not only to reach the cycle parking in front of the building visible in the image, but also to reach the GP practice and other health facilities further into and at the ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at the vehicle entrance/exit to this GP practice and health centre. Other images this issue today see: #170530 and links. Other images today see: #170523 and links

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at GP practice and other health facility. There's no drop kerb to access the pavement from the road. Other images this issue today see: #170531, #170532, #170533. Other images t ... [more]

[Update see: #171727] [Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This gap is now 65cm due to the unchecked plant growth. Previous images see: #170159 and links. Other images today see: #170258, #170267, #170271, #170277

Better access needed to Victoria Quays, Sheffield

[Image taken 11.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the previous leisure centre.) There is too little seating here. Inc ... [more]

[Image taken 9.6.21] Filey Terrace, York. It's only a small cone but the pavements here are very narrow - families/friends/couples have to walk single file rather than protectively or sociably. Plus it is a trip hazard. I'd like every cone ... [more]

[More recent image: #170670] [Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park. The gap was open at 15.45ish today. But the sandbag was again a hazard. See previous images this issue: #169955. Other images today: sign removed: #169953, other errant si ... [more]

[Image taken 7.6.21] Marygate carpark, York. Greenery including the thorny, scratchy, tear-the-skin-and-clothes-kind coming through the fencing from the York-Scarbrough railway. This dogwalker is 6ft 2". He just fitted underneath the flower ... [more]

Big car-focussed police station - no cycle facilities

[Update see: #169879 and links] [Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. "Intermittent footpath closure" notice with dates 1-22 June and map was on the signpost: #169733. Now it's on the ground and is litter. Related images: #169720 a ... [more]

[Update: on 11.6.21 I saw the old post had been removed.] [Image taken 28.5.21] The original post (see: #167624) remains as litter/a hazard. A replacement post - without the cycle-ped symbols - is in situ. Reverse of this post see: #169759. ... [more]

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