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Photo listing : other (good practice)

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[Image taken 21.5.22] Millennium Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Juliet engaging with two cyclists at the York Cycle Campaign (https://yorkcyclecampaign.bike/) stall today. Other images of the stall today: #182743, #182 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Millennium Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Bill and Juliet at the York Cycle Campaign (yorkcyclecampaign.bike/) stall today with the rider of a Kettwiesel recumbent trike who stopped to find out ab ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.22] Millennium Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Bill and Juliet at the York Cycle Campaign (https://yorkcyclecampaign.bike/) stall today with a the rider of a Kettwiesel recumbent trike (further example ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.22] Tesco, Clifton Moor, York. Excellent cycle parking signage: instantly recognisable as: a) cycle-related, b) parking-related, and visible from quite a distance. But terrible cycle parking... #182705. Other images today: ... [more]

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] As promised, Workman LLP (www.workman.co.uk/) has trimmed the hedging on the rightha ... [more]

[Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between Foss Islands Road (direction of camera) and James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Morrisons and the zebra crossing are out of shot to the right. Context and links: #1826 ... [more]

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. Context and links: #182525.

[Image taken on 9.5.22] St Leonard’s Place, Bootham Bar, York. Context: #182468. This driver was indicating right. He stayed in the bay while the left turn (Bootham) filter was green until that turned red and the ‘ahead’ (Gillygate li ... [more]

[Image taken on 7.5.22] Bootham Bar/St Leonard’s Place, York. Good practice. This FirstYork driver is neither obstructing the Gillygate ASL nor the 'keep clears' that were repainted at the end of April 2022 (compare with two drivers today ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Cocoa Works development, Haxby Road, York. Hoardings that are city-relevant. (Overview caption of hoardings: #165189.) Other images this development today: #182107. Other images elsewhere today: #182070 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. Three dropped kerbs in an area where there are people with young children who are pushed in buggies, people who use mobility scooters and wheelchair users. But see links from: #18197 ... [more]

[UPDATE: The works finished early May. All signs have been removed.] [Image taken 23.4.22] Haughton Road (northern end), York. The drop kerbs look very new. (They are not visible on streetview July 2019.) Ditto this one: #181978. The one on ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.22] Mill Lane, York. Good practice... This Hatton Traffic Management sign (www.hattontraffic.co.uk/wp/) is clearly branded, provides a URL and a phone number... But also nudges people to report the sign "if it has been acc ... [more]

[Image taken 14.4.22] Mill Lane, York. Clear identification/branding on these signs at the work. Other images this subject today: #181696. Other images today: #181690 and links

[Image taken on 5.4.22] Parliament Street, York. YorkBID (https://www.theyorkbid.com/) started to put brightly coloured seating options into the city centre and nearby area during 2020 or perhaps 2021. They are very attractive and well used ... [more]

[Image taken 31.3.22] Bootham York. Lights for the new crossing over Bootham, part of the Scarborough Bridge to Bootham Park cycle route improvements scheme, have appeared. As has a sign promising road surface repairs in St Mary's. Ironical ... [more]

[Image taken on 26.3.22] Blue Bridge, New Walk/Blue Bridge Lane, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Daffs add colour and contribute to the calm feeling of the seating with attached (good practice see: #167764) cycle parking faci ... [more]

Play street sign at the corner of Röwekamp and Jakobistraße, Nikolaiviertel, Oldenburg.

[Image taken 17.11.21] Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Cutting foliage has improved sight lines. Context: #175981 and links.

[Image taken 13.11.21] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. [NOTE: streetview shows the previous site layout.] Last year the Minster Lions fundraising rig (see: #157151) was more ‘Blocking Rudolf’ than Rocking Rudolf ... [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Blake Street, York. Half of a notice for a possibly abandoned cycle. Other half: #175638. It’s reassuring to know the racks – Sheffields – are checked (see also: #171434) not least as they are oversubscribed. The ... [more]

[Image taken 8.11.21] Blake Street, York. Other half of a notice on a possibly abandoned cycle. See: #175637 and links.

Covered cycle parking outside ALDI in Hinckley.

[Image taken 29.10.21] Gillygate, York, direction of Bootham (right), St Leonard's Place (ahead). This early green went live this week. Other images today: #175350 and links.

[Image taken 24.10.21] York rail station, York. Free water dispensers have now come to York. They reduce plastic waste as you supply the container. (Ideally one you can you over and over.) This one is on the main concourse. There’s a seco ... [more]

Cyclops junction at Histon Road/Warwick Road

Cyclops junction at Histon Road/Warwick Road junction.

Water point on the Via Francigena

There are regular water points along this section of the Via Francigena south from Radicofani, with clear indications of the distance to the next one.

[Image taken 18.10.21] Bootham Row, York. The image shows the need for wider spacing or positioning racks so the ends can be used by other longer and wider designs. The owner says it’s the only one – so far – in the city; that it does ... [more]

[Image taken 17.10.21] York railway station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Hurrah! At last the two underpasses have imagery in them. The photos are of places along the LNER route. Several years ago I did a walk around with a ... [more]

[Image taken 13.10.21] York railway station, York at entrance from Scarborough Bridge. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Location of a poster about cycle marking on the coming weekend. It's well placed to catch the attention of the ma ... [more]

[Image taken 13.10.21] York railway station, York at entrance from Scarborough Bridge/riverside routes. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Poster alerting cyclists to an upcoming cycle marking session. Location see: #174983. Other imag ... [more]

Good advice on road positioning at junctions from Cycling UK. https://www.cyclinguk.org/road-position Shot in this part of Guildford. https://twitter.com/wearecyclinguk/status/1446385167090790466

Distance measuring wheel.

[Image taken 29.9.21] Peasholme Green, junction with St Saviour’s Place and Aldwark, York. Bill one of the Edible York (www.edibleyork.org.uk/) volunteers. This herb bed “sequesters CO2 as well as providing food”, he told me. It also ... [more]

[Image taken: 16.9.21] Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.] NOTE: No streetview at this location. Position approximate.] Cycling is permitted on the castle walls. As is walking. But as there are two rings - pedestrians tend to use the short ... [more]

[Image taken 17.9.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Another cyclist alerted me to this chap doing a survey on the bridge this week. Great to be asked my opinion of something that is really good. The access ... [more]

Lots of convertible (cycle) space on a local train from Innsbruck to Jenbach and Hall in Tirol

[Image taken 5.9.21] Bootham Stray, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Warm, bright evening, the last day before the start of the new school term for many. How to make the best of it? Go brambling (picking blackberries). How do ... [more]

[Image taken 3.9.21] Vicar Lane, Bradford. [Note: No streetview here.] Ah, taxis can be electric and therefore need charging points too. I haven't spotted any dedicated bays in York, yet. Other images today: #173801 and links

e-bike and phone recharging point in the Valle di Fraele

Bike shed and washing point at the Bagni Vecchi Hotel, Bormio

D1 EuroVelo 12 North Sea Cycle Route

The D1 EuroVelo 12 North Sea Cycle Route is touristy and offers many resting places.

Very obvious cycle space on local trains in northern Italy.

Slalom gate near Killingbeck Fields

[Image taken 2.8.21] A Northern Rail service to Leeds from York via Starbeck - the Streetview station shown - and Harrogate. Flexible space (tip up seats and the 'supports' that protruded from the white item have been removed at least on th ... [more]

Bicycle Tool Kit serving the twin towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar in County Donegal. Instructions in both English and Irish.

Bicycle Tool Kit in Ballybofey in County Donegal.

[Image taken 20.7.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The Network Rail employee removed this split bag (therefore redundant and a trip hazard) on his own initiative. Context image: #172322. Other images tod ... [more]

[Image taken 18.7.21] Nidderdale Greenway, Starbeck-Harrogate(Bilton)-Ripley. [Note: No street view at this location.] (www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/nidderdale-greenway-harrogate-to-ripley-cycle-route) Pro ... [more]

A nice feature on the cycle route from Cherry Hinton to Cambridge

[Image taken 13.7.21] Exhibition Square, York. Transformation. Including Buzz About York planters (see link on: #170586). Compare with #160828 and links. I'd still like to see table tennis offered in the city centre year round. There's usua ... [more]

[Image taken 13.7.21] Parliament Street, York. Table tennis in the city centre. Part of the Summer of Sport (until Sunday 5 September 2021) www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19433194.york-embraces-summer-sport/ Alas, these are nothing to do with me ... [more]

[Image taken 28.6.21] Denning’s Yard access, York (between the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road.) Wildflowers make the area attractive for all users between the Foss Islands Path (www.itravelyork.info/downloads/file/18/leisu ... [more]

[Image taken 27.6.21] Hazel Court, York. This really is a great innovation from City of York Council. A queue of motorists back to James Street and on both approaches to the Hazel Court turning. On a cycle we could bypass the motor vehicles ... [more]

[Image taken 27.6.21] Hazel Court, York. Cyclist and pedestrian-only part of the municipal recycling centre. Bins for most types of recycling and some waste. Hazel Court today see also: #170920 and links

MAV (Hungarian Railways) has adapted some old diesel railcars to serve as cycle trailers, as Scotrail is (slowly) doing with its Class 153 railcars. (Notional location)

[UPDATE: #178568] [Image taken 25.6.21] Hall Ings, Bradford. Bradford Capital of Cycling is split across two sites - see also: #170654 and links. This building has work areas in the windows. During the day you can see volunteer mechanics wo ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.21] Rougier Street, York. The June 2021 newsletter of the York Cycle Campaign and the blog on the website (https://yorkcyclecampaign.bike/blog/) alerted members to this campaign (https://twitter.com/YorkCycle/status/139720 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Iron bridge over the Leeds-York line linking Woodfield Close (Bilton) and Claro Road, Harrogate. Mural painted April 2021. See also: #170566. 'Woodfield Primary' is Woodfield Community Primary School whose pupils you c ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Iron bridge over the Leeds-York line linking Woodfield Close (Bilton) and Claro Road, Harrogate. Mural (see also: #170567) painted April 2021. https://thestrayferret.co.uk/bilton-bridge-mural-to-lift-communitys-spirits ... [more]

Bike pump by NCN route 6, Castlegate, Sheffield

The footbridge destroyed in Storm Desmond in 2015 will be rebuilt as a foot and cycle bridge linking the centre of Kendal with NCN route 6.

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Looking along the ped-cycle bridge from the train station end. Compare with this image of the previous bridge: #169478. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The bridge opened to the public in April 2019: www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/17584357.yorks-scarborough-bridge-finally-reopens-4-4m-revamp/. The official opening was a couple of months later: https ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Panoramic image at the Marygate car park end. More images of this bridge today: #169805, and links

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The 2019 iteration enhances the riverscape for all users including trip boat passengers. You can see into/onto the bridge. The previous version was like an iron trough. More images of this bri ... [more]

[Image taken 30.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. The previous bridge also spanned the river Ouse but there were steep steps at each end to/from the riversides: #169479, #169481. This Scarborough Bridge runs directly to/from the train station ... [more]

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Wildflowers either side of the steeper of the two slopes down towards the route that passes between Marygate car park and the York-Scarborough rail line. See also: #169771 and links.

[Image taken 29.5.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The Marygate car park side of the bridge is planted with (what I think of as) wild flowers. This is the view at the top of the descent. See also here t ... [more]

Bike pump by the M Shed, on the Festival Way and NCN route 33, Bristol

Easy ramped access to the Cross-harbour Ferry, Bristol

[Image taken 24.5.21] Marygate car park. The hoardings not only make the area oppressive and unsafe-feeling (a reminder of the bad old days of the previous Scarborough Bridge: #169478) but they also block the little light left. (There was i ... [more]

[Image taken 19.5.21] Layerthorpe, York. City of York Council has replaced the slotted grating in the carriageway with a grille. I believe this is the safe pattern for carriageway drainage. The previous design was a hazard for people on cyc ... [more]

[Image taken 16.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables in this park. There is around 211cm between the table and the seating. This is comfortable and practical. See also: #167766 and links

[Image taken 12.5.21] Bishopthorpe Road, York. Steps with slopes on both sides for wheeling a cycle to/from a car park. See also: #168823

[Image taken 4.4.21] Near New Bridge Lane, York. This 'self service' noticeboard always looks well used. It is likely much cheaper to source, install and maintain than the glass fronted ones administered by the wards. I often stop and look ... [more]

Decent cycle provision on a refurbished Class 150 train on the Falmouth branch.

[Image taken 18.3.21] [Image taken 18.3.21] Glass Bridge, York between Scarborough Terrace and Bridge Lane. Looking towards the Bridge Lane end. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] York, Glass Bridge, York over York-Scarborough rail line. The image shows the Bridge Lane end. (The top of the steps is on the left.) The painting was made in mid-March 2021. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] [Image taken 18.3.21] Bridge Lane end of Glass Bridge, York. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] Detail of painting on Glass Bridge, York, looking towards the Scarborough Terrace end. See also #168589 and links.

[Image taken 18.3.21] Glass Bridge, York. The intimidating view of the ‘Glass Bridge’ as it’s known locally is mitigated this end by pink blooms on a white background. https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19161449.nhs-heroes-feature-hospi ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] The hoardings at York St John University, York are attractive but also informative. This section provides a timeline of the University. See also: #165292, #165293, #165295, #165297. (For all the hoardings images I've pu ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] York St John University, York uses the hoardings to promote itself and its achievements to all who pass by: staff, visitors, students, people working on the construction site. See also: #165292, #165293, #165294, #16529 ... [more]

Modal filter.

[Image taken 26.2.21] Marygate carpark, York. Compost John on the original traffic-free all users route through Marygate carpark. On the other side of the low fencing is a 4.5m covid-19 popup corridor carved out of the car park and put in p ... [more]

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. Depositing the compost at the designated area Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164367, #164368, #164369

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. Approaching the composting area Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164367, #164368, #164370

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. The storage container and a view of some of the Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164367, #164369, #164370

[Image taken 23.2.21] York - transporting domestic compost by bike. Arrival at Greenfields Community Garden. See also #164366, #164368, #164369, #164370

[Image taken 23.2.21] We don't have a garden. We don't want to put compostable kitchen waste into landfill though. So we have a composter. When it fills up, we bag up some of the contents and carry it in our cycle trailer from home - this i ... [more]

Bikes on the Exmouth to Starcross ferry

If you can't remove the barriers I guess you can do worse than build a path round them...

Bikes on the Butley Ferry (as used by Ralph Fiennes as Basil Brown in 'The Dig')

The C5018 from Nibthwaite to Monk House, along the east side of Coniston Water, was closed to motor vehicles for the summer of 2020 as traffic jams and badly parked cars made access impossible for emergency vehicles. It will probably be clo ... [more]

South Bend, Indiana, where Mayor Pete Buttigieg supported a "Smart Streets" program that addressed the needs of bikers and pedestrians instead of solely centring on cars. www.southbendin.gov/initiative/safe-streets/

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