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A lot of effort has gone into signing a diversion - but both cycleways north from Cambridge North are perfectly useable at the moment.

A lot of effort has gone into signing a diversion - but both cycleways north from Cambridge North are perfectly useable at the moment.

Classic "sign will make it better approach" by @wandbc officers following the instructions of elected reps. Shame current ones don't listen to experts as well as residents. Desire lines aren't going anywhere. Cc @WandsLS @wandscycl ... [more]

THE INFORMATION POSTER HAS BEEN DETACHED FROM THE SIGNBOARD AND IS LEANING NEARBY

National Trust signs for parking at Lacock refer only to cars - there's no recognition of cycling.

It would be more useful to actually provide cycle parking rather than just putting up railings with No Cycle Parking stickers.

[Image taken 11.11.21] York Road, Haxby, approaching the ring road roundabout. "Happy 18th Ellie" banner. Aimed at a driver. Scope here for eye-catching nudge messages: "Ellie, if you want to make it to your 80th birthday, get a bike." Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 9.11.21] Grosvenor Terrace, York. Looking towards the junction with Bootham. What drivers see – or don’t. Just the white arrow. Context: #175677 and links

[Image taken 9.11.21] Bootham, entrance to Grosvenor Terrace, York. Now the leaves have gone, perhaps the ahead only sign is clearer. The CYC active travel officer pointed out it’s too high though. And until the recent heavy rain it was n ... [more]

No left turn, except cycles - but the problem is that Hemingford Road has not been modified to accept contraflow cycling. See also #103577.

[Image taken 8.11.21] St Leonard’s Place, York. The event is 14 November. The sign is obstructing the already too narrow cycle lane – see the position of the bus. It is also a hazard for pedestrians. I moved it to flat against the wall. ... [more]

[Image taken 7.11.21] Haxby Road, York, emerging from the underpass under the ring road. In the mid-ground a sign that gives all the wrong messages see #175776. Further discussion using signs on the other side of the roundabout: #175777, #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 7.11.21] Haxby Road, York approaching the ring road. A sign that gives all the wrong messages: it's an old fashioned worn-out design giving an old-fashioned worn-out message: "Thank you for driving Carefully" (Sic). What's need ... [more]

I have no idea what this sign on a sub-surface railway platform means - perhaps a lift?

[UPDATE: #175443] [Image taken 29.10.21] Aldwark junction with Hunt Court, York. Ghost sign blocking a pavement ahead of a weekend. What this sign should say: #175213. Other images this issue: #175353, #175354. The image was taken to show t ... [more]

[Image taken 29.10.21] St Andrewgate, York at the filtered permeability junction with Aldwark. What that ghost sign should say: #175212. Other images this issue today: #175352, #175353. Other images today: #175350 and link.

No Left Turn from Blythswood Street into the Waterloo Street two-way cycle track.

[UPDATE: The sign has been removed.] [Image taken 23.10.21] Grosvenor Terrace junction with Scarborough Terrace, York. The temporary diversion sign - that has come from elsewhere - has been moved onto the pavement again. I moved it round th ... [more]

No idea why the sign shows cycles as banned here - it's the Via Francigena cycle route.

[Image taken 22.10.21] Wellington Row, junction with Tanner Row, York. Part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. These two temporary signs block the pavement which is already made less attractive and less easy to ... [more]

No Entry except passenger cars - no mention of cycles.

[[UPDATE: Sign gone 14.11.21] [UPDATE: Sign still here 10.11.21. Fallen. Blocking the pavement uselessly. Reported.] [Image taken 20.10.21] Navigation Road, York. Other images today: #175105 and links. Another abandoned sign. The works here ... [more]

[Image taken 20.10.21] Waitrose, Foss Islands Way, York. There is also cycle parking and it is also free... But look at the clutter on the pavement - see also: #175126. Other images today: #175105 and links.

Cyclists on the Via Francigena in Tuscany are expected to give way to a field. Seriously.

Cyclists on the Via Francigena in Tuscany are expected to give way to a field. Seriously.

[UPDATE: This sign has now gone.] [Image taken 19.10.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Another abandoned sign. Ripe for abusing, damaging, destroying. But it will belong to an organisation and have cost them money to buy and will cost money to rep ... [more]

[UPDATE: 31.10.21. The sign and cone have gone.] [This sign and cone were still here 24.10.21. [Image taken 18.10.21] Longfield Terrace, junction with Sycamore Place, York. The diversion sign (context see: #174818) and cone have been moved ... [more]

Sign still in situ 22.10.21 [Image taken 16.10.21] Grosvernor Terrace, York. What diversion? For who? All road users? People on cycles...? Original image: #174661

[UPDATE: This was still here at 16.00ish on 16.10.21.] [Image taken 14.10.21] Duncombe Place junction with Blake Street, York. This sign was in this location at around 17.00 when I passed on my cycle yesterday. I spotted it because people c ... [more]

[UPDATE: This was still here at 16.00ish on 16.10.21.] [Image taken 14.10.21] Museum Street, York. I picked it up and moved it to one side but there's no obvious number to call. It's on one of the busiest pedestrian/wheelchairing routes int ... [more]

[Image taken 14.10.21] Museum Street, York. This sign was in this position yesterday at around 17.00. It was still here at 11am today. What hasn't it been spotted and set back up by the people who put it in place. It's outside tourist info. ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Sycamore Place, York Even if people want to report a sign that is damaged, in the wrong place or has fallen, they often/usually can’t: there’s no or insufficient information on it. (See also: #174812, #174814.) Or ... [more]

[Image taken 11.10.21] Wellington Row junction with Tanner Row, York. This is part of the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme diversion. Image taken to show that many/most signs do not have details of who they belong to, what org ... [more]

Motorbike parking in Conques - but a strange lack of cycle parking, even though this is a pilgrimage destination.

"Cyclists Please Dismount" on NCN7 at Scottish Events Campus. Also "Pedestrians this way" without indicating a way. The footway is shared use. Update: The "No Cycling/Cyclists Please Dismount" sign in the photo above has since been remov ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Earlsborough Terrace, Marygate car park, York. On the street sign, in the hedge is one of two scruffy remains of a laminated sign here today (see also: #174419) and one that is misleading see: #174421, #174424.

[Image taken 26.9.21] Frederic Street junction with Earlsborough Terrace, Marygate car park, York. Does this sign look clear? Denouement: #174424. Other images here today: #174417 and links

[Image taken 26.9.21] Earlsborough Terrace, Marygate car park, York. Second of two scruffy remains of a laminated sign on the bam Nuttall compound today (see also: #174417) and one that is misleading see: #174421, #174424.

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane, York looking from Skeldergate. This is a steep uphill. You will be making a right turn and therefore crossing traffic, and doing it from a standstill if approaching from the Micklegate, North Street juncti ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Fetter Lane junction with Skeldergate, York. Overwhelming clutter of signage where you need to make a decision which direction is the one you need. And as the days get shorter and the clocks change (it can be dark from ... [more]

It's not a dead-end, it's just closed to motor vehicles.

Welcome to Earl Shilton, please drive carefully. Then there’s a mini roundabout and cyclists are directed onto the footway.

[Image taken 6.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Scarborough Bridge, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No streetview at this location] More diversion signs (this time, though you can't tell, for electricity grid works) and therefore m ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Scarborough Bridge, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No streetview at this location] Diversion signs for works connected to the EV charging bays at the far end of the car park (see: #1 ... [more]

[Image taken 6.9.21] Marygate car park, Railway Walk, Scarborough Bridge, Earlsborough Terrace, York. [Note: No streetview at this location] Diversion signs for the works to connect electricity for the EV charging bays at the far end of the ... [more]

Just a small partly hidden rectangular sign on the off-side to warn drivers of the cycle track crossing at the exit from the Bunhouse Road Car Park.

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. Location of 'no cycles' sign in: #173700. See also: #173702.

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. What is the possible reason for this? Location see: #173701. Location where there used to be cycle racks: #173702 (visible in the streetview image).

From a tramline to a linear park - the trams have gone, but they don't seem to have been replaced by a cycleway, alas.

[Image taken 26.8.21] Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York. The 'message' part of this sign has been missing for around 3 days. The stand (a key part of the diversion for the Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Flood Scheme) is now clutter, a ... [more]

The signs here state that a left turn is mandatory, but there is a contraflow cycle lane so cycles can turn right.

Middleton Street is a rare 'Play Street' in Glasgow, although in reality it looks little different from dozens of other residential streets across the city. This sign is facing the wrong way.

NO - cyclists should be given a ramp onto the carriageway, with clear warning signs for motorists.

Cyclists not welcome on this farm - this would be a good route from Devoran to Carnon Downs and Truro

Sign says: No bicycles, no horses, no picnickers

[Update: This was removed on 3 or 4.8.21.] [Update: 3.8.21 The frame is still in this location, in this position but the sign has disappeared.] [Image taken 30.7.21] Lendal Bridge, York. This fallen/redundant sign on the Environment Agency- ... [more]

[Image taken 20.7.21] Station Avenue, York. Nine hours after I took this photo: #172328 the signs have not been righted. Other images today: #172321 and links

After how many months? - still no indication that Mill Road bridge is open, except to motor vehicles.

Another Cyclists Rejoin Carriageway sign - but the shared-use path definitely continues for a while around the corner to the left.

I don't know what the shared-use sign refers to - the red route should really be cycles only and in the other direction.

Are these warning signs really consistent with a 40mph limit as can be seen in the distance. I suppose a highway engineer would say “…it’s designed as a 40mph road…” and stare through you defocussed.

Completely faded signs for a footpath, but the fact that these signs exist is probably enough to guide the wise walker.

[Image taken 11.7.21] George Hudson Street (direction of Rougier Street), York. This oversized sign is angled away from the road which means it may not be seen by those it is aimed at. It needs moving: to make it visible, to remove the obst ... [more]

The blue and white contraflow sign is the wrong way round, and Except Cycles plates are needed on the red and white signs. Hardly the first time they've got it wrong on Histon Road.

[Update: #171403] [Image taken 4.7.21.] Rougier Street, York. Redundant sign ie clutter and a potential hazard. It’s been here since at least 13.6.21 – see: #170128. It is now attracting rubbish – in the form of a covid-19 facemask. T ... [more]

Cyclists must dismount on signposted cycle route

More confusion - the yellow and black signs are correct, the road is currently northbound only for motor vehicles, so the blue and white sign is the wrong way round.

What cyclists? Northbound cyclists will be on the other side of the road.

Cyclists following the Glasgow to Paisley cycle route are to dismount and cross the road to the next 'Cyclists Dismount' sign, follow the footway around the corner to the pedestrian crossings at the motorway junction, cross over to the park ... [more]

The sign should really mention that motorway regulations begin immediately on the road with the motorway numbers all in brackets. This is a sliproad directly onto the eastbound M8 motorway, see #170597.

Dismount and Use Footway ... Footpath Closed.... contradictory signs, in fact the only option really is to cross to the footway and cycleway across the road.

[Image taken 19.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Is this damaged sign that narrows the pavement and could fall into the road to become a hazard for people on cycles, this one: #170133? Other images today: #170482 and links. Other images like thi ... [more]

Update: I saw late afternoon on 28.6.21 the sign and sandbag have been removed. [Image taken 20.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Sign not doing its job. Sandbag creates a hidden hazard. The sign was in situ on 6.5.21 see: #168554. But who own ... [more]

The 'Beware of Cycles' sign on Kirklandneuk Road is facing traffic leaving rather than joining Inchinnan Road.

Beware of Cycles, this way and that. Abbotsinch Road.

Pop-up road closure - Except Cycles plates needed on these signs.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Toft Green, York. Sign not doing its job. A trip hazard. Other images this issue today: #170165, #170166. This issue all dates search on ‘fallensign’ and ‘redundantsign’. All images today: #170159 and links.

Update: The barricade had gone on 19.6.21. The sign remained. [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. I caught my wheel on the protruding base of this barrier as I passed. It started to fall on me. It’s unstable. If a child knocked it ... [more]

[Update see: #171374] [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Is this the number to ring to report a problem with this sign? Signs on live projects need to be checked on and regularly if they are in locations where they can be knocked, ... [more]

Update: On 19.6.21 this sign seemed to have been restored to the pavement see: #170483. [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. This is one of the fallen signs and cone I have been trying to report. On 12.6.21 they were here: #170004 an ... [more]

[Update 15.6.21. These had gone today.] [Image taken 13.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Three completely flat signs and one without the information side showing: so four temporary signs not doing their job and therefore creating an obstruction ... [more]

[UPDATE: The floodgates have been replaced. The route re-opened 19.11.21] [Image taken 12.6.21] Tanner’s Moat, York. This Environment Agency sign has three phone numbers. Which can you ring on a Saturday to report issues such as: #170086? ... [more]

It's not clear that the Thirlmere dam road is closed to motor vehicles but not cycles - but it is.

It's not the end of the route - the sign should read 'Cyclists Rejoin Carriageway'.

For some reason cyclists on NCN route 71 are suddenly worthy of a painted lane on the A5271 west from Keswick. There's plenty of room to create a shared-use route to the left.

The vaguely adequate shared-use footway has to end before the M6 bridge, presumably on grounds of safety.

These signs are dated 1997 and show the route of NCN route 68 as undecided.

Typical - there are two bridges across the river to Haltwhistle and both are open for cyclists and pedestrians. But highways signage is always aimed at drivers.

[Image taken 9.6.21] Wellington Row, York. This sign is not only not doing a job it is unsightly and, if it fell or was knocked over, could be a hazard. I assume it is part of the Environment Agency's flood works (see: #168588) and will sen ... [more]

[Image taken 8.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The sign on the left obscured by greenery is on the steeper of the two slopes to/from Scarborough Bridge and the cycle-ped-wheelchair route passing it. Other topics here today - see update to im ... [more]

Update: The sign has been removed. CYC was alerted at 15.08 on 8.6.21 this sign was still in situ. The relevant person acted swiftly. It was there at 15.40 but gone at 16.45. Other topics here 8.6.21 errant sign: #169985, count results adde ... [more]

Cambridgeshire highways department strikes again! The road is closed to motor vehicles in this direction anyway. And the contraflow cycle lane has been kept open through the roadworks. So these signs are nonsense and can be ignored.

For many drivers the standard road sign to Holloway is going to overrule the No Motor Vehicles restriction. It'd be better to re-route the cars.

Misleading sign - the only cyclists who would rejoin the carriageway are those who want to stay on the A3047 Treleigh bypass for some reason - most will obviously keep left to go through the village.

Part of Kenmure Street has been converted to cycles only, but incorrectly signed on approach as a 'No Through Road'.

The footbridge connecting the two parts of Beech Avenue across the M8 motorway, and part of the original Glasgow to Paisley cycle route. The footbridge ramps have a single step at each side of the bridge.

The footbridge connecting the two parts of Beech Avenue across the M8 motorway, and part of the original Glasgow to Paisley cycle route. The footbridge ramps have a single step at each side of the bridge.

Cyclists Dismount sign despite a route marked with white paint

[Image taken 26.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Noticeboards for people who arrive by car. The sheet on the lower right of the nearest one is an ad hoc sign (see: #169722). I'd like to see noticeboards for people using the route between the ... [more]

[Newer image see: #169823] [Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Looking across the car park to the second exit on the cycle-ped-mobility scooter-wheelchair route to/from Scarborough Bridge/riverside routes/schools/Bootham. No sign ... [more]

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