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[Image taken 1.2.23] North Street, York. What scheme does this fallen sign relate to? Is it part of the Northern Gas Networks signage? (See: #190584 and links.) It's not doing its job and it's a trip hazard. Other image today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 27.1.23] Brunch, Auster Road, Clifton Moor, York. Context and link: #190174.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Horner Street junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Substantial tarmac damage and where pedestrians and people in mobility scooters will be crossing. This is new tarmac. Parts of Burton Stone Lane were patched and … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] York Suzuki Centre, Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage that is a substantial trip hazard on the forecourt of the York Suzuki Centre (www.yorksuzuki.com/). I hope CYC can compel the owners to repair it. Other image … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Pizza Time, Burton Stone Lane junction with Garth Terrace, York. Forecourt damage. A hazard to all users. I'll report to CYC. I think the forecourts here belong to the building owners not the Council. However, I hope … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] Garth Terrace, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Context: #190153. Other image today and links: #190043.

[Image taken 25.1.23] Garth Terrace, junction with Burton Stone Lane, York. Pavement damage. Detail nearest area: #190154. Other image today and links: #190043.

Access to both sides of the footbridge is denied to double buggies and similar wide pushed aids. Also the steps are a pain for both pusher and seated passenger. See also #188974 and #188974 … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.23] LNER 20.11 Doncaster to York service. Following pressure from passengers who could no longer travel or who struggled to travel due to the Azumas having hooks for cycles and their use being mandatory, LNER retrofitted … [more]

[Image taken 23.1.23] Foss Islands Path (Denning’s Yard/Crichton Ave end), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Context and links: #189802.

[Image taken 23.1.23] Foss Islands Path (Denning’s Yard/Crichton Ave end), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The narrow, steep and uneven steps between the Foss Islands Path and Denning’s Yard access/Crichton Avenue. Note the … [more]

[Image taken 19.1.23] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. Lunar New Year 2023 in York: www.visityork.org/events/lunar-new-year?mc_cid=8388b12ae6&mc_eid=87809a7c14Context: #189618.

[Image taken 19.1.23] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. Clutter and hazards. The fallen Tier scooters (overview here: #164663) are a trip hazard. The rabbit is further clutter. In December CYC took a decision that should keep … [more]

[Image taken 18.1.23] Foss Islands Road, York. Location of close-up of hazard: #189551. Also visible is the local landmark Morrisons' chimney. (Because it's on the site of the Morrisons supermarket chain.) Other image, other topic today and … [more]

[UPDATE: On 25.1.23 I noticed paving stone is no longer loose. [Image taken 5.1.23] 29 Filey Terrace, York. Context and links: #189174.

[Image taken 5.1.23] Filey Terrace, York. This small flag is wobbly. It catches you unawares when you put your weight on it. Location: #189175. Other image today and links: #189172. Other ongoing problem in Filey Terrace: #188672.

[Image taken 31.12.22] Burton Stone Lane (southbound), York. Compare with: #188664. The stacked cones are moving around. (I will ask for them to be removed.) Cones are temporary measures. Cones create hazards and cause obstructions. People … [more]

Trafford near Manchester. Path leading to footbridge. The path beyond the lamppost is not being maintained any more in favour of the desire line path to the right. This is good but a more permanent solution is required. Improve the surface … [more]

[Image taken 18.12.22] [NOTE: The street view location is only one of the many Tier hire e-scooters and hire e-cycles docking areas in York.] This article from the Sunday Times of 18.12.22. The headline reads: “E-scooters could end up … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Filey Terrace (looking southbound), York. Scaffolding on no 6. Closeup of this hazard for all pavement users. The apex is at my height – around 5ft.

[Image taken 27.11.22] Filey Terrace (looking southbound), York. Scaffolding on no 6. Note the light. But – you wouldn’t be expecting a pavement to be completely obstructed. And if you have no or only limited sight? In any case every one … [more]

[UPDATE: 10.1.23. The scaffolding that prevented people from using the pavement has been removed; #189305.] [Image from 10.12.22: #188672] [UPDATE: This was reported to Highways Licensing. On 2.12.22 That department said: "With regard to … [more]

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage to the dropped kerb and a considerable camber. As a pedestrian feel I am tipped towards the fast traffic on this busy narrow road. For some people it must be a considerable obstacle … [more]

[Image taken 18.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. This local resident was happy to pose for a photo. He said he'd already written three emails to CYC about the new layout and would be writing another today. He is not actually moving and his … [more]

[Image taken 4.11.22] Earlsborough Terrace junction with Railway Walk, St Mary’s car park, Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] I was here to do a count. I saw that this light was out. I will report it. Other … [more]

Cyclists on the Toulouse-bound platform at Moissac, having carried their bikes across the footbridge.

[UPDATE: On 2.11.22 CYC said: "An Asset Inspector from Highway Maintenance Services has visited and works have been ordered."] [Image taken 7.10.22] Aldwark, York. Still unresolved. Context: #186048. Other image today: #186558.

[Image taken 1.10.22] York Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross/Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Context and links: #186440. I see now there is a dropped kerb ahead of the cycle. But is it kept clear? Is it … [more]

[Image taken 1.10.22] York Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross/Huntington/York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. The street view shown is out of date.] Two motor vehicles and an e-cargo cycle (see: #186442) protrude … [more]

Space for 2 hanging bikes on a Paris-Toulouse Intercités train - pretty poor provision

[Image taken 27.9.22] Screwfix, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #186175, #186206. Screwfix is coming out of this rather well. The fast response to my initial email, the keeping in contact with me and, … [more]

[UPDATE: #186817] [Image taken 25.9.22] Wigginton Road, York. This sign has an exploded sandbag beneath it. The bag is not doing its job – holding the sign in situ. It is creating a skid hazard. Disappointing, after the one opposite was … [more]

[Image taken 24.9.22] St Andrewgate, York. A stashed or abandoned sign, and a sandbag. Signs left like this can become hazards or be used as tools to destroy property or as weapons. Sandbags can explode (see: #186293). The grit released is … [more]

[UPDATE: On 21.9.22 an email from CYC said: "They will not be removed as they are needed to prevent unauthorised vehicle access to the pedestrian/cycle route."] [Image taken 10.9.22] Terry Avenue (Millennium Bridge/Butcher Terrace end), … [more]

[Image taken 8.9.22] Wigginton Road, York. Context and links: #186084. The pavement is unusable due to the combination of surface water on a path obstructed by uncut foliage and a cone.

[Still unresolved 7.10.22 #186559] [Image taken 8.9.22] Aldwark junction with St Andrewgate, York. [Context: #185182] As I came to caption this image an update arrived from CYC: "The current status of your report is: unresolved. We’re … [more]

[Image taken 19.8.22] Bootham (at junction with Grosvenor Terrace), York. First it was ‘just’ the red phase on the lights on the left-hand (northern) side that could not be seen due to uncut, low hanging, foliage. For a month or more it’s … [more]

[UPDATE: #186048] [Image taken 31.7.22] Aldwark, York. The rider of a Nihola (nihola.com/) with a very young child onboard moves to the right to avoid the puddle that forms here every time it rains. I’ll report it again. Aldwark is a key … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The trolley parking is close to the entrance not close to the cycle parking. There’s no signage alerting people that here is the … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] Walkways don’t make money so they are usually too narrow to be comfortable and practical. As here. Then there’s the waste bin … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The space two adults - walking in the same direction - take up even without luggage. 'People' space is not a priority here. And if you factor in someone pushing a buggy, … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Looking away from the 'T' in the non motorised users route through the car park towards Jockey Lane. But it's not signposted to anywhere. It's not clear who it's for and … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. 210cm is tight for two-way pedestrian usage if you have a family, shopping... As there is nothing to say this is not also for people on cycles, it's 90cm too narrow … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. The final (first) section of the route - for cycles too? - through Asda car park . All images here today: #184983.

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. Entrance to the Asda site from Jockey Lane and a path across the car park to and from the retail outlet for, well, who? Pedestrians and wheelchair users only? Or all … [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Flood wall, Dame Judi Dench Walk/Scarborough Bridge/Railway Walk, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The change in colour of the bricks denotes the previous height. The wall is part of the flood defences of … [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Terry Avenue, York. Terry Avenue was closed for 14 months as a through route and for safe use by people cycling, walking and wheelchairing including those heading to Rowntree Park. Its reopening as a through route for … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] St Marys/Marygate Lane, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] There's a clear desire line to/from Marygate car park,. The fencing gets broken/removed and is repaired until someone creates a route through again … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Planning notice, warning sign and white paint. But how many users know what this all means? The foliage that is narrowing this very well … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Planning notice but what’s needed is a map. Other images here today: #184897, #184898, #184899, #184900. Other image today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The remainder of the vast expanse of car parking. There are ev charging bays at the far end. Other image of the car parking: #184888. Other image this … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] If you can't manage steps and your route is right on James Street, this long, long path and then doubling back on yourself next to very large vehicles … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Barely visible but it's there... Tyre marks in the wood chippings to the right of the steps. This is a desire line to/from the main entrance of the shop … [more]

Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The ped-wheelchair route between James Street (up the steps if you are able bodied/not pushing a buggy...) and the main shop entrance. If you can't … [more]

[Image taken 18.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The bollards around the edge of the pedestrian area are completely barricaded. There is disabled parking the other side but whoever uses it has to walk … [more]

Chichester police station, with lots of space for cars and no cycle facilities, as per usual

[Image taken 7.7.22] Rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The queue for tickets. It doubled after I took this. I asked the people visible if they minded being in the image. I explained I was taking it to send as a … [more]

Just another NHS health centre with car parking (including for staff) and no cycle facilities.

Fitchburg bicycle parking census Bicycle parking needed

[Image taken 4.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The bollards should be permeable. There are disabled parking spaces the other side of them. Other image here today and links: #183854.

[Image taken 4.7.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Context: #183403. Other image here today: #183855. Other image today and links: #183853.

[UPDATE: On the evening of 1.7.22 I saw this cone and the smaller, dirtier one on the forecourt of the building in the background right had been removed.] [Image taken 22.6.22] Glencoe Court, Glencoe Street, York. Abandoned cone. Reported. … [more]

[Image taken 20.6.22] Jockey Lane, close to junction with Kathryn Avenue, Huntington/York. I'm baffled by this sign. The crossing is not a toucan and the route on the other side has pedestrian logos so why would someone be cycling over it? … [more]

[Image taken 20.6.22] Monks Cross retail park, Huntington/York. Around an hour after a conversation with a friend who told me he's been diagnosed with asthma caused by air pollution (particles) and is on a daily inhaler, I find a Mr Whippy … [more]

Mileage way out. Actually 9m not 13

[Image taken 7.6.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Sightlines for all users on the approach to the crossing are very limited. Unchecked … [more]

[Image taken 6.3.20] Illustrative image of space provided on Azumas (LNER) for cycles. The nearest one does not fit inside the cage. The door cannot be shut and locked. See also: #174286, #173797. For explanatory caption about taking cycles … [more]

[Image created 2.6.22] Area of York bounded by Grosvenor, Scarborough and Filey Terraces to the east, parallel to/adjacent to the York-Scarborough rail line in the east, with (east-west) Shipton Street (red markings), Ratcliffe Street … [more]

[Image from 11.1.23 proving puddling is still a problem: #189402] [Image taken 1.6.22] Water Lane, junction with Clifton Moor Gate, York. I first reported the puddling here on 4.1.2018. I had hoped the problem was resolved. There's no such … [more]

The former rail branch to Folkestone Harbour - there really should be a cycleway from here to the harbour.

[UPDATE: End May 2022 I saw the glass had gone presumably cleared up rather than washed or blown away] [Image taken 19.5.22] Haxby Cycleway, rail bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Large amount of broken brown glass. I … [more]

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #182699, #182119.

[Image taken 17.5.22] Monks Cross Drive, Huntington/York. Context and links: #182647.

[Image taken 8.5.22) Field View, York looking towards/beyond Burton Stone Lane. Context: #182553.

[Image taken 8.5.22) Field View, York looking towards/beyond Burton Stone Lane. At around 6.15Returning from buying a Sunday paper I could smell smoke. I could see very black clouds issuing from a property (unidentified) behind Burton Stone … [more]

[UPDATE: #187802. [Image taken on 5.5.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Other images here today and links: #182419. The bench has been removed. This street is very long yet has a doctor's surgery on the corner top left (junction with … [more]

A new communal bike pump has appeared, to replace the one at #90787, but is already showing signs of vandalism, with some of the mounting bolts partially pulled out of position.

The communal bike pump seen in #90787 is now missing parts, in addition to being unusable in this location surrounded by stands, and should be removed.

[UPDATE: #182703] [Image taken 26.4.22] Navigation Road, York. The slotted grating is a hazard. It's where people on cycles are turning into and out of the non motorised user route through Hungate. It is very busy. Sightlines are … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Cocoa Works development, Haxby Road, York. This sandbag is a trip hazard. It suggests the area of the works is not checked. (Hence the fallen planning notice: #182107.) Other images today and links: #182070.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Mill Lane looking towards the junction with Heworth Green, York. As I was taking this image a driver approached. I assumed he was going to turn into offroad parking. A pedestrian on the pavement just ahead of me … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Field View junction with Haughton Road (northern end), York. Context and links: #181979.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Field View junction with Haughton Road (northern end), York. The pavement the dropped kerbs in: #181976 lead to is obstructed by a hedge that the residents do not keep trimmed back (view from the approach on the other … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location]. The dropped kerbs in: #181976, #181978, are not supported by well maintained access routes ie this substantial crack and height difference in … [more]

[Image taken 23.4.22] LNER Community Stadium, Huntington, York. Free matchday parking for motorists. (There are cycles in the racks against the hedge despite the no cycling sign.) Despite Monks Cross park and ride being just 100m away. … [more]

[Later images: #182594] [Image taken 17.4.22] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Drivers obstructing both gaps into/out of the car park that lead to river routes, the accessible Scarborough Bridge … [more]

[UPDATE: #184357] [Image taken 17.4.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. Mid-April and the foliage is already encroaching and reducing the width of this shared use route (used by pupils, commuters, leisure riders, … [more]

[Image taken 17.4.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. The reservoir is wide and capacious. But full of grit. It leads to a very tight turn and a would-not-now-meet-standards for the width of shared use non-motorised … [more]

It wouldn't be hard to put in a level cycleway to the left, avoiding the steps on the route from Whitstable to the town centre.

[Image taken 14.4.22] Deangate, entrance to Minster Yard, York. The sign has been abandoned. It's the start of the Easter weekend. There is no owner information/contact details. Context: #181696, #181697 and contrast (also today: #181696). … [more]

[Image taken 14.4.22] Deangate, entrance to Minster Yard, York. 12 days after the event and the sign is still in the area... But now on the ground as bright yellow litter. Context: #181697. Other images this subject today: #181697 and … [more]

[Image taken 14.4.22] Deangate, looking into Minster Yard, York. Abandoned sign at one of the city's most beautiful and iconic locations. Other images this subject today: #181698, #181699. Contrast today: #181696. Other images today: … [more]

[Image taken on 2.4.22] Clifton Green, York. Cycles only locked by the wheel to something are vulnerable. The cycle has disappeared. The wheel and the chunky lock remain. This suggests the cycle has been stolen and the only secured part, … [more]

[Update: On Saturday evening the sign was upright again.] [Image taken on 1.4.22] Bootham Terrace, York. I was unable to report this sign. (It's an 0845 number and these are not included in my package.) But it ought to have been checked … [more]

Cyclists SLOW DOWN in toad migration/breeding season (March/April) - www.cambridgeindependent.co.uk/news/hundreds-of-toads-rescued-on-chisholm-trail-in-cambridge-9247262/

epetition https://democratic.trafford.gov.uk/mgEPetitionDisplay.aspx?id=134&TPID=15724894 to Trafford council to investigate and create with TfGM a new cycle route using the redundant rail tracks 3 & 4 between Sale Britannia Road and … [more]

[Image taken on 27.3.22] Tanner Row, York. I spent an hour or more with my dustpan and brush. There were shards of green glass and of orange glass. But most was clear. There's a large circular piece that suggests it came from a drinking … [more]

[Image taken on 25.3.22] Swann Street, York. Redundant cones become a trip hazard. They are unsightly and also make an area feel unsafe. The items frequently get damaged so cannot be reused. This is the result of works not being checked and … [more]

Steps between the two parts of Ebbsfleet International station, and a not very obvious ramped route to the left.

Remarkably small amount of disabled/cycle etc space on the Class 395 Javelin high-speed trains from St Pancras to Kent - and it's right at one end of a six-car train, but because the trains take a loop around Kent and end up back at St … [more]

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