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[Image taken 14.5.21] Station Ave junction with Station Road, at the city walls, York. At least one light seems to be out. The pavement on the eastern (Lendal Bridge) side is very narrow. The width is further reduced by scaffolding for work ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Ramp to/from rail station, York near Royal Mail building between Leeman Road and West Esplanade/the river Ouse. Light is out and it’s dark. Same issue, same time see also: #168906 and links.

The only way from the car park to the Civil Engineering building - with a No Cycling sign at the end

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Mud at the bottom of the steeper of the two slopes between Scarborough Bridge and the route through Marygate car park. Location: #168565. See also: #168578 and: #168579 for a sense of scale. All ... [more]

[Image taken 6.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Mud. It could cause someone to skid. All images today: #168548 and links.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Return of puddling after rain. Disappointing. It had seemed resolved in November 2020. See images of the problem from September 2020#168503 and #168504.

[Image taken 4.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Mud. I put my phone (length: 11cm long, width: 4.5cm) next to it to give a sense of scale. See also: #168579. For the newly reopened route through Marygate car park see: #168548 and links

[Image taken 4.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Mud, with phone to provide scale. See also: #168578 and links.

No Cycling - but the full width could be paved.

Some kind of link from the Bessemer Way to Nursery Hill would be helpful

Some kind of link from the Bessemer Way to Nursery Hill would be helpful

Footpath beside the A1000 - it wouldn't take much work to make this a shared-use route.

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Wellington Row, York. This triangle has become cluttered. You can't see through two of the panels of this (one of two) bus stop which reduces natural surveillance and obscures what the site ... [more]

[Image taken 17.4.21] Rougier Street junction with Wellington Row, York. This triangle has become cluttered. Second 'overview' image: #167517. Tier hire bike see: #167509 and links. All issues here including Tier hire scooters see: #164846.

[Image taken 12.4.21] Rawcliffe Bar, York, Park and Ride. See also (this location): #167104. For issues at the ladies loos at York station see: #166524

Update: An email from City of York Council dated 13.4.21 says: "We are working with First to open the toilets for longer. These toilets have been vandalised on numerous occasions. First did not have the capacity to have someone up at the s ... [more]

Underpass near Reigate station, not very welcoming

Steps to underpass

[Image taken 31.3.21] In February 2021, the ladies loos were relocated. The new handwashing facilities (from Dyson) are so unlike taps and dryers there are now posters to show how to use them. (If you need a video there's one on the Dyson w ... [more]

Cycle theft blackspot - www.cambridgeindependent.co.uk/news/thefts-prompt-disbelief-at-design-of-bike-sheds-on-cambridge-9159815/

[Image taken 3.3.21] At Tanner Row, near junction with Rougier Street, York, the only drop kerb (step-free) access to/from the cycle parking. It's tight, it's behind a signpost. Access is from a busy road and from a contraflow advisory cycl ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] Blank hoardings at York St John University, York are a missed opportunity to promote itself and its achievements to allcomers. Unadorned they also feel more like the barriers they are - unsafe and oppressive. The Tempor ... [more]

[Image taken 27.2.21] The new Dyson handwashing facilities in York rail station. Do you steer them or wrestle them? Completely overdesigned and inappropriate for a place you get all ages, all levels of education, and people who are short of ... [more]

Poor surface

[Image taken 1.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, York. Pavement ends. No drop kerb for people in wheelchairs, using wheeled walkers, with a wheeled shopping bag. See also #162107 #162108 #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] Monks Cross retail park, York. No drop kerb to assist anyone who might need it and despite the disabled parking spaces opposite. See also #162104, #162108, #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] Walking route with symbol. By contrast the cycle route 'ends'. Though it is also the 'start'. So why the word and not a cycle symbol as elsewhere eg #156848? See also #162104 #162107 #162109

[Image taken 1.2.21] York, Monks Cross, segregated cycle and pedestrian routes end without a drop kerb despite the family and disabled parking bays opposite. By contrast access from the car park/parking spaces to the shops is kerb free and ... [more]

Manchester Stretford - Granby Road leading to Stretford Grammar School. Dropped kerbs will help.encourage cycle to school and connect to shared path on Edge Lane.

Monks Cross Retail Park two Saturday's before Christmas. The 'traffic lanes' are very narrow. You can hear them in use. There is a drainage channel alongside the cycle route. The noise of wheels on grille is audible. The driver in this imag ... [more]

Fundraising vehicles on the second Saturday before Christmas block the cycle route that runs around the perimeter of Monks Cross retail park. See also #156553, #156554, #156555, #156556, #156557, #156626, #156627, #156628, #156845, #156846 ... [more]

The relocated toucan crossing is a key link between Newnham and the station as well as various schools - but it's biased against pedestrians and cyclists with a very long wait for the lights to change, even when there's no motor traffic. It ... [more]

[Image taken 8.12.20.] Exhibition Square, York (3/5). Yet another statue of yet another bloke in 'funny clothes' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Etty) And an oblong tray of fountains which resembles nothing so much as a 'paddling po ... [more]

[Image taken 8.12.20.] Exhibition Square, York (2/5). The Square (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exhibition_Square) is a space that could be - should be - a meeting place for people. A sociable area. Yet any character is defined by vehicles ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park (Huntington, York) 5.12.20. Heaving due to it being not long till Christmas and the first weekend since the lifting of the second lockdown. Drivers using the cycle route as parking. Just before I took the image ther ... [more]

No cycle parking at tourist information in Goslar

[Image taken 24.9.20] Scarborough Bridge, York. Puddling on the new bridge (formally opened April 2019). The bridge is an accessible replacement for the original. It links the station and areas beyond with the Clifton/Bootham side of town a ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.20] Scarborough Bridge, York. Puddling on the new bridge (completed February 2019). The water remains after rain stops. It hugely reduces the usable width for pedestrians, cyclists and wheelchair users. Puddling at other e ... [more]

[Update see: #161553] [Photo taken 21.9.20] The area of Clifton Moor, York, retail park with Dunelm (furniture and homeware outlet) at one end and Tenpin (bowling) at the other is connected to another retail park by a pedestrian-cycling lin ... [more]

Dog excrement has been bagged and hung up on a sign post at head level on the approach to the footbridge on the North side of the River Mersey. The excrement will be festering inside the bag waiting for someone to accidentally break the bag ... [more]

This notice has appeared (August 2020) outside Tarka's Cafe at Baythorne Hall (which is the name of a small commercial development by the A1307 a few miles SE of Haverhill).

Bad news for those who want 4WDs banned from the green roads in the Lake District - www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/aug/24/campaigners-lose-legal-challenge-over-lake-district-4x4-vehicles

This pedestrian crossing does not currently change to green for pedestrians even when there are no motor vehicles to be seen in either direction. In fact it should be the opposite, with shorter than normal waits for pedestrians.

Obstructive "pinch stiles" on the cycleway between Dry Drayton and Bar Hill.

Obstructive "pinch stiles" on the cycleway between Dry Drayton and Bar Hill.

Lost space surrounded by parked cars - and yet there's no cycle parking anywhere in Lavenham. Why not here?

Lots of footway parking here in the new town of Cranbrook - cars are meant to be kept behind the houses.

No cycle facilities of any kind at the National Trust's Trengwainton Gardens, despite their being right on the edge of Penzance.

A proposal to make Budleigh Salterton High Street a single one-way lane to allow for social distancing by shoppers on foot has been abandoned after protests by shop-owners.....

Trying to illustrate the swathes of car parking at West Suffolk College, and the lack of cycle parking.

Sale, Trafford - Park Ave warning signs but the road narrows sign is on a pavement and is leaving less than the legally required minimum of 1m. Coupled with the pavement on the other side of the road being CLOSED ! AND during Covid19 emerg ... [more]

The railings around the refuge herd people together. This is a busy crossing for commuters using the station.

Flixton - kerbs need dropping on both the main Flixton Road and the minor Flixton Road also path needs widening. Would avoid a nasty junction (Flixton Rd and Irlam Rd)

[Image taken 21.6.20] York: Bishopgate Street junction with Price's Lane. See also: #165589 I have uploaded it to show the narrowness of the cycle lane, the carriageway, the bend, the walls. The signs and cones have long been removed. They ... [more]

Paint almost completely worn away, no signage at this end of this cycleway

It's hard to know which route this refers to - it is possible, but scary and dangerous, to cross the roundabout exit to reach the southbound entry.

Remove cycle path and lanes from Braunstone Gate. It causes pollution and congestion. Bring back the on street parking to promote local businesses.

Outdoor seating for the restaurants

Cambridgeshire County Council, if you're not going to fix the 'safety' barriers (it's been years), perhaps you could just remove them? [now done]

It's hard to see what purpose this serves as EXCEPT as cycle parking - so why the No Cycles stickers?

Partington. A path under the busy Manchester Road. Path surafce and access paths need improving with gentle sloped ramps.

New development in Trumpington with car parking but no cycle facilities.

Altrincham nr Manchester Junction of Marlborough and Ashley Rd Remove anti-pedestrian barriers and triple the width of the pavement of Marlborough and Ashley Rd. Remove vegetation that is obstructing the pavement here (may be the green ... [more]

Maintenance needed, or there'll be a line of trees (mostly ash) in the middle of the guided busway

Yet another development with spaces for cars but not bikes.

Yet another development with acres of space to manoeuvre and store cars, and no visible cycle facilities at all.

Still no signs at this junction

Cycle parking placed in a lonely corner well away from the main entrance.

The bus stops on the new one-way system, Fishguard - all fine except for the lack of cycle parking

The former railway line through the northeastern part of East Kilbride has been converted into a cycle path, but this section at Main Street has been filled in and made into a car park.

Just another NHS clinic with a large car park and no cycle parking

I wouldn't bother with the route under the bridge

Just another NHS clinic without any cycle parking

This could be improved to be a safe route to school

The worst place in the world to be a cyclist ? www.bbc.com/future/article/20200205-the-worst-place-in-the-world-to-be-a-cyclist

I assume this is the area referred to below, where a cycleway has been built but can't be opened - www.eadt.co.uk/news/west-bank-new-cut-west-open-space-still-closed-by-abp-1-6472571

Pedestrian-only access to Oxford Castle - fine, but there's room for cycle parking in the corner there.

Urmston Trafford Venue for Cycling and Walking "Have your Say" event (due 23rd Jan 7pm to 9pm ) does NOT have any cycle parking. Has 2 very large car parks with traffic mini roundabout ! May be temp cycle parking can be provided say crowd ... [more]

Flytipping on Commonhead Road.

Flytipping on the Seven Lochs Trail near Commonhead Road, additional to #112874.

Situation normal aboard a new Intercity Express Train - forget about bringing a bike, the designated area is always full of baggage.

Crossing of a sort to the velodrome, Trinidad, Uruguay

Sale near Manchester The Brigidiar Pub a Holts brewery has no cycle parking.

A huge area of asphalt set aside for motor racing on a couple of weekends per year - how crazy that it's not used for cycling the rest of the time.

Everything is fine with this newly laid out plaza except for the lack of cycle parking.

Flooded cycle superhighway

Sale West Trafford near Manchester There are plans for a beeNetwork routes through the estate mappinggm.org.uk/bee-network/ the final routes are far from clear. There are plans to vastly improve the Sale West Estate way." www.irwellvalley ... [more]

UPDATE June 2020 Opportunity to provide pop up cycle lanes come on @ManCityCouncil !! Manchester Hulme. Needs protected cycle lane on this route to match up with Trafford's protected lane . On Stretford Road the road has recently been resur ... [more]

Manchester Hulme. On Stretford Road the road has recently been resurfaced and cycle lane lines painted in the door zone ! Oh dear. See also #111508 and #111510

Manchester Hulme. On Stretford Road the road has recently been resurfaced and cycle lane lines painted in the door zone ! Oh dear. See also #111509 and #111510

UPDATE 6/11/19 ref: P19/4196 from MFT Taking your concern on-board we will therefore seek to identify a suitable location closer to the Nightingale Centre where Sheffield Hoops can be installed. UPDATE 22/10 Email to pals@mft.nhs.uk ...... ... [more]

Look at fragmented map on my photo! Ed: thanks for letting us know about the problem, this has happened since the iOS13 update, until it is fixed switch to the Apple Vector map style.

Manchester Wythenshawe Hospital new Nightingdale Centre dealing with and preventing Breast Cancer . This space could be utilised for cycle parking. The bollards could be replaced with stands. The nearest parking is a long walk on the oth ... [more]

UPDATE 6/3/20 Email from Wythenshawe NHS Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Estates & Facilities Directorate and PALS I am delighted to say that we have now installed hoops in this area – please see an update from the manager belo ... [more]

UPDATE 6/11/19 ref: P19/4196 from MFT Taking your concern on-board we will therefore seek to identify a suitable location closer to the Nightingale Centre where Sheffield Hoops can be installed. UPDATE 22/10 Email to pals@mft.nhs.uk ...... ... [more]

No Motor Vehicles except for access on the south side of London Bridge station - there's plenty of room for cycle parking or a contraflow cycle lane, but no.

Vinegar Yard - very hipster, no cycle parking

New arts centre, plenty of room for cycle stands but... no.

No cycle parking at the otherwise good museum in Salles-la-Source

Narrow streets and oneway systems in Hereford.

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