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Photo listing : road environments (good practice)

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Cycle access on Barfillan Drive. See also #112206 from the other side.

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The angle of approach is tight but the zebra and the sign make it clear it's shared use. Other image of this zebra from today: #167793 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. The bend on the other side of the crossing is blind and the angle too tight but the zebra is visible, and with the sign, it is clear all users ... [more]

[Image taken 26.4.21] Foss Islands Retail Park between James Street and Foss Islands Road, York. This zebra across the access to/exit from the retail outlets isn't perfect (delivery vehicles waiting to be let into the premises completely bl ... [more]

Traffic filtering on NCN7. This separates a small residential area from the industrial estate.

Pop-up deterrents to car parking in Old Welwyn

[Image taken 12.4.21] Shambles Market, York. Not sure if this and its companion are true hoardings or simply historic photos of street scenes on a window. But they do show how imagery provides interest, and improves a scruffy area and makes ... [more]

[Image taken 12.4.21] Shambles Market, York. Old images on the back of the M&S building lift an unloved area. See also: #167102. (Hoardings overview): #165189

New piece of street art in Hull Normally don't like Graffiti but love this 👍 https://t.co/Zi8CjEWMCf

[Image taken 9.4.21] Early green for cyclists in York. It's on Skeldergate in the direction of North Street (junction with Micklegate and Bridge Street). There's also one on the other side of this junction ie in this direction. Drivers seem ... [more]

New improved arrangement at the east end of Downing Street, with the awkward island and bollard removed and the traffic light phases changed - see also the advanced green light for cyclists.

Filtered permeability between Milnpark Gardens and Milnpark Street at Sussex Street, rectifying the main problem in #99410.

Filtered permeability on Sussex Street, see also #166733.

Filtered permeability on Scotland Street West.

South City Way at junction of Victoria Road and Allison Street.

South City Way at junction of Victoria Road and Calder Street.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane with orca protection. The traffic island here has been made less obstructive too.

The Howard Street contraflow cycle lane now has protection from orcas. So taxi driver parks on footway at a pedestrian crossing point instead.

Oswald Street bus gate, helping to filter city centre traffic. But taxi driver stops forward even of the Advance Stop Line.

Traffic counters, including for the cycle lane, on Glasgow Bridge.

Traffic island and bollard to help prevent left hooks on the Clyde Street pop-up cycle lane.

Temporary traffic calming on Broad Walk

A dinkydoors foto-me booth on Mill Road bridge. It disappeared sometime on Friday evening: https://twitter.com/dinky_doors/status/1377894935668654082?s=21 There is a followup response see #166667.

The road closure in Avenuepark Street now has an opening to allow through cycling, correcting issue in #62876.

[Image taken 30.3.21] Micklegate Bar, York. In February 2021, there was no access for people on cycles from Blossom Street or Queen Street. The Bar has reopened and the deep ASL has been repainted. (Bar closed see: #164583.) See also: #166 ... [more]

Modal filter

[Image taken 19.3.21] Terry Ave, York is accessible to all ages on all designs of cycle. See also: [Terry Ave riders] #164094, #165153 [Terry Ave closure April 2021 for around a year: #164095, #164634

Passing place to allow space for a shared-use path on the bridge over the new A14

The traffic signals at Lochburn Road are now operational, and the low-level cycle signals give a head-start of a few seconds before the main signals change.

A very nice surface on this private road.

Motor free road - the bypass to the gate could be better.

New pavement on #BrigadeRoad is almost ready! 🤯 Work started just about 5 weeks ago. https://t.co/FLy2Kc4czb

[Image taken 9.3.21] Toddlers on balance bikes on Terry Ave, York. In short, two typical visitors to this accessible motor traffic- and air- and noise pollution-free space. Many children (and adults) learn to ride their balance bikes/cycles ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] Hoardings at Clifford's Tower, York give passersby useful information - contact and social media details. It even provides space to promote volunteering opportunities. See also: #164609, #164610, (For all the hoardings ... [more]

[Image taken 2.3.21] The hoardings at York St John University, York (www.yorksj.ac.uk) like those at Clifford's Tower (#164609) create interest and provide information. Here they show the reason for the hoardings - a new building is being c ... [more]

[Image taken 1.3.21] Hoardings for the Hungate development in York. See also: #165201, #165203, #165204, #165205. (For all the hoardings images I've put up see: #165189.)

[Image taken 1.3.21] Hungate (https://www.york.gov.uk/MajorDevelopmentsHungate) is a new - ongoing - development in York. There are extensive stretches of hoardings along the roads and a numbered (658) cycle route shared with pedestrians. ( ... [more]

[Image taken 28.2.21] Clifford's Tower, York [https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/cliffords-tower-york/]. Hoardings can contribute to a location. See also: #164609, # (For all the hoardings images I've put up see: #165189.)

St John's Place modal filter from 1985. Station Parade was a rat run before these bollards went in.

Hazel Gap, where 5 different trails lead off in different directions crossing the sometimes busy and often very fast A616 road. A great junction point for cycling especially when accessing Clumber Park from wherever. Taken from the path tha ... [more]

An old modal filter that allows walking and cycling, but not driving.

Community Library

[Image taken 18.2.21] York: Do not overtake cyclists signs are in place at works at the junction of Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Roads. (See also: #164311, #164312, #164313, #164314, #164315.) I was pleased to see these signs. I believ ... [more]

Traffic calming with cycle bypass entering Comberton on this surprisingly busy road.

Modal filter

Success - Norfolk Street now a School Street - long overdue given the danger shown at #91918 and #10532

Two out of three lanes removed from the side road as part of 20mph programme. This has created a much safer junction for pedestrians and cyclists at a well known pinch point. Wands could then be carried further over the junction.

Red Cross Lane, with very welcome new parking restrictions.

Advanced green phase for cyclists north- and southbound under the Edgware Road flyover

Approach to the traffic free section of Academy Way Cycle symbols encourage cyclists to adopt a sensible road position to avoid left hooks.

Panton Street experimental traffic order allowing two-way cycling and prohibiting through motor traffic.

Panton Street has an experimental traffic order changing this section to one-way except cycles.

Panton Street two-way for cycling at last (experimental order).

Changed priority, giving cyclists using Kings’s Parade priority, which is much safer and more sensible given the lack of traffic using Silver Street these days.

Changed priority, giving cyclists using Kings’s Parade priority, which is much safer and more sensible given the lack of traffic using Silver Street these days.

Changed priority, giving cyclists using Kings’s Parade priority, which is much safer and more sensible given the lack of traffic using Silver Street these days.

Altered priorities at the Silver / Trumpington St junction. Part of Tranche 2 of the active travel programme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme. The two planters have been moved from their proper positions by vandals.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter installation as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme. Motorists have parked in this manner to stop other motorists driving along the pavement to bypass the filters.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Trial filter as part of a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Levenshulme.

Neuer Wall. Closed to private car traffic. With Christmas lights and a temporary full closure in the course of an event.

Temporary reconstruction of the Jungfernstieg in the course of the closure for private motor traffic

Temporary reconstruction of the Jungfernstieg in the course of the closure for private motor traffic

Have your say on Mill Road

Outside Nando’s: the foreground the marker on the ground advises customers to wait there if they are collecting. The next marker indicates where the “Rider” should wait for their next delivery.

Large hatched extension to the central island has made a huge improvement here. Traffic speed are now much lower. This could be further improved by installing a proper cobbled runoff zone on the hatched area to discourage drivers from cutti ... [more]

The Carter Bridge merges with Devonshire Road.

Traffic calming on a new development in Cambridge.

Marmora Road build out at junction with Suez Road. There is a dropped kerb within the buildout.

De Beauvoir Low Traffic Neighbourhood. Putting people before cars since 1974.

Toucan Crossing of Babraham Road now open.

Cambridge, Xmas lights switch on

Bus lane on Euston Road.

Bus lane on Euston Road.

Cycle lane on Euston Road.

Segregated cycleway and floating bus stop on Euston Road.

Segregated cycleway on Euston Road.

Pedestrian priority at sideroads

Wheeling channel up the steps to the bridge

Near the power station development

Pathways near the power station development

Nice area near the river boat terminal by the Dome

Minor roadway near the Dome

Raised walkway providing an excellent architectural feature

Pedestrianised area near the station leading the Dome

New layout for social distancing, basically showing that pavements can and should be widened while traffic will still cope

New layout for social distancing, basically showing that pavements can and should be widened while traffic will still cope

Mill Road without the traffic danger

Euston Road with bus and cycle lanes.

Euston Road with bus and cycle lanes.

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