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Photo listing: other (good practice)

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[Image taken 1.2.23] Citywide, York. York Cycle Campaign (https://yorkcyclecampaign.bike/) Manifesto (https://yorkmix.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/York-Cycle-Campaign-42-Ways-To-Transform-York.pdf) published end January 2023. We picked up … [more]

[Image taken 18.1.23] Foss Islands Path looking towards Hambleton Terrace (Haxby Road end), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #189553.

[Image taken 18.1.23] Foss Islands Path at Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #189553.

[Image taken 18.1.23] Foss Islands Path at Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #189553.

[Image taken 18.1.23] Foss Islands Path at Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context and links: #189553.

[Image taken 18.1.23] Foss Islands Path at Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] I took this image, and the others at the same location, to show how much more space there is when the foliage on both sides of a route has … [more]

Italian local train with onboard bike spaces. You are expected to wheel your bike into one of the slots on the left. Just above the slots there are three power sockets for charging e-bikes. (This is the local stopping train from Roma … [more]

[Image taken 12.1.23] York Theatre Royal, St Leonard’s Place, York. Other image here today and links: #189428.

[Image taken 12.1.23] York Theatre Royal, St Leonard’s Place, York. Attractive new landscaping above the pollution and continual traffic movements of St Leonard's Place outside York Theatre Royal (www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk). I could only … [more]

[Image taken 6.1.23] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. Cycle security leafletting took place at these racks today. Context and links: #189159.

[Image taken 6.1.23] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. Context and links: #189159.

[Image taken 6.1.23] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. The Police were leafletting cycles on these and nearby racks today. See also: #189160, #189161. Other image today and links: #189157.

[Image taken 28.12.22] Cinder Lane/Scarborough bridge, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Context: #188965 and links. The route visible is the riverside path being consulted on.

[Image taken 28.12.22] West Esplanade/Scarborough bridge, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Good practice: alerting people to a consultation at the place those who use the route will see it. And without obstructing the path. … [more]

[Image taken 1.12.22] Coffee table, Moda, New York Square, Leeds. [Please note: location is approximate] Overview of the changes taking place at City Square. Positive language (“transform”, “people-first environment”) that starts from the … [more]

[Image taken 1.12.22] Coffee table, Moda, New York Square, Leeds. [Please note: location is approximate] There was lots of female empowerment in the shared spaces in Moda. But this copy of Yorkshire Business Woman … [more]

[Image taken 1.12.22] Moda, New York Square, Leeds. [Please note: location is approximate] Alas no images of the cycle parking. It was unusable. Tiered racks which were too close to each other and to the wall - you couldn't have loaded a … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Duncombe Barracks, Burton Stone Lane, York. Good practice: the hoardings are informative and contribute positively to the streetscape. Context and links: #188025.

[Image taken 27.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, York. Good practice. Details of the hoardings: #188029. Hoardings discussion and links: #165189. Other image and links nearby today: #188013.

[Image taken 27.11.22] St Luke’s (looking northbound), Burton Stone Lane, York. Good practice from St Luke’s (https://stlukesyork.org/) - four benches. This stretch of Burton Stone Lane contrasts with the larger properties but furious … [more]

[Image taken 27.11.22] Filey Terrace (looking northbound), York. Scaffolding on no 2. Close up – note the ‘padding’. Note the vibrant colour of the padding. Note there is no cross bracing and therefore no obstruction at head height. Other … [more]

parallel crossing

Bike tools in the Vallée Étroite

[Image taken 20.11.22] Burton Stone Lane, close to the junction with Clifton/Bootham, York. The newly replaced bench is perfectly positioned for watching drivers triggering the relocated VAS (see: #187798) moved as part of the works … [more]

A love-letter to the free Abbey BMX track www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/real-life/local-legends-bmx-champs-keeping-25433533?fbclid=IwAR0WlOqaXWYewXck9AcVaT_QaxB1V7Y3ZZ-28RoaiykVKDEiFPwNY7li2U4

Cycle tools and pump by the History Faculty on Cambridge University's Sidgwick site

Cycle tools and pump on Cambridge University's Sidgwick site

Clearly multi-purpose space on a Bavarian regional train from Salzburg to Munich

[Image taken 18.10.22] Wigginton Road, York. The sandbag spillage has been cleared up. Context: #186293. The entry to/exit from the works site seems to get hosed down regularly. Perhaps at the end of each working day. Safer for the very … [more]

Cyclists leaving a metro train at Hoek van Holland Haven

Cycle and wheelchair space on the Rotterdam metro

Bike sculpture on cycle route in Sligo

A cycle van is being attached to trains between Wrocław, Sobуtka Zachodnia and Świdnica Przedmieście, on summer weekends only - a popular area for cycling … [more]

[Image taken 20.7.22] Harrogate rail station, York platform, Station Road, Harrogate. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The attractive and comfortable waiting room has had charging points for laptops since it opened. It also has a … [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Coppergate (Nessgate end), York. Dated 15.7.22, an notice extending until 14 December 2022, the current: a) one-way for cycles along Coppergate, b) the exemption for cyclists so we can turn into it from Clifford … [more]

[Image taken 9.7.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. The foliage has been cut back. Context: #181790. Other image here today and links: #184357.

[Image taken 9.7.22] Stirling Road, junction with Wigginton Road, York. The foliage has been cut back. Context: #181789. Other images this subject here today: #184358, #184359, #184360. Other images today and links: #184354.

[Image taken 7.7.22] Abbey Road, Knaresborough. [NOTE: The location is approximate.] Context and links: #184215.

[Image taken 7.7.22] Abbey Road, Knaresborough. On the day we cycled here there was yet another ‘What’s great about Harrogate and area’ TV programme listing the cliches… Betty’s, the Turkish baths… But there is much no- or low-traffic … [more]

[Image taken 7.7.22] The Black Mulberry, Waterside, Knaresborough. Hurrah, someone appreciates cyclists' custom. The food at the Black Mulberry (www.theblackmulberry.com/) is good too. Other image here today: #184214 and nearby: #184220, … [more]

[Image taken 30.6.22] Library Lawn, next to York Explore/Explore York (library), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] This is one of those spaces you don't know if it's private, public, paid for or if you can simply wander in. My … [more]

[Image taken 3.6.22] Terminus of the rail line at Fiumicino airport, Rome. The 0921 departure from Roma Trastevere to Fiumicino Aeroporto. Not only does this train carry cycles but you can recharge them if they are e-bikes too. The person … [more]

[Image taken 17.6.22] Crichton Avenue road bridge direction of Wigginton Road, York. On Tuesday everyone was being raked by the low hanging branches of the beech trees. A quick email to the relevant contact and CYC and by today it was … [more]

One of many shelters along the Flemming Skate.

[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 … [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 … [more]

[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, … [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 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: … [more]

[UPDATE: See: #182119.] [Later image: #183400 and links] [Image taken 18.5.22] NCN658, link route between James Street (in direction of camera) and Foss Islands Road, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] As promised, Workman LLP … [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 light) … [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: … [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 … [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. … [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 … [more]

[Image taken 28.2.22] Knavesmire, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] During 2020 the beautiful handmade bench was either vandalised and/or rotted. It was well used by dog walkers, and people walking or cycling along NCN65. Two … [more]

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

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

Very obvious cycle space on local trains in northern Italy.

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 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 as … [more]

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

[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. They are … [more]

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.

Slalom gate near Killingbeck Fields

[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 second … [more]

[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 doesn’t … [more]

Cyclops junction at Histon Road/Warwick Road

Cyclops junction at Histon Road/Warwick Road junction.

[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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [more]

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

[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

[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]

D1 EuroVelo 12 North Sea Cycle Route

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

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

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 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 … [more]

[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 … [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) … [more]

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

Bike pump by NCN route 6, Castlegate, Sheffield

[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]

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