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[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-signposted diversion route ('wellingtonrowe ... [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]

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]

[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? Related issues today see: #170080 and links. See also image from 13.6.21: ... [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]

[Image taken 25.5.21] Marygate car park, York. Noticeboards for people arriving by car. There’s nothing for people who use the cycle/ped/mobility scooter-wheelchair route alongside the railway. Yet there are further closures ahead, likewi ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. On the hoardings is the explanation for their presence (see: #169468). But who will see it? More worryingly is that this is not a good place to encourage people to stop and look at something, an ... [more]

USER COUNT 8.7.21: Note we were still in Stage three of the UK government's roadmap. In 30 mins 143 people passed over the space. There were noticeably far fewer pupils/children this time. Hot. Sunny. NOTE added 8.6.21: Near the cycle-ped-w ... [more]

[Image taken 21.5.21] Marygate carpark, York. The sign is an explanation for the hoardings. (Content see: #169468.) But what a place to put it. At the bottom/start of a steep slope with no sightlines, in a space just over 3m wide (see: #169 ... [more]

No reason to ban cycling on this short cut-through - it's quite wide enough.

No mention that this is also a pedestrian and cycle route on the former railway to the Slipper Chapel

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. No details of the reason for the closure (see: #168828); how long it will be closed for, a contact for problems. See also: #169084 and links

[Further comment 31.5.21 see: #169824] [Updated image 31.5.21: #169824] ] [Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169735] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. This sign is clear: road ahead closed. But you have already made the turn into here by ... [more]

Update: 9.6.21 There's still no mention of Rowntree Park or the Millennium Bridge on foot, on a cycle or by car. [Image taken 17.5.21] Skeldergate, York. Terry Avenue closed on Monday, 17 May 2021 for a year for Clementhorpe floodworks. Sig ... [more]

[Updated image 27.5.21 see: #169734] [Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. The diversion sign for the floodworks that started today is for pedestrians. Where is the one for cyclists? Terry Ave its itself a 'destination' for people on cy ... [more]

Sandringham - a big café (and toilets) right on NCN route 1, but there's no sign of any cycle stands.

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] There are no clues the gates to the station are locked. There is a cycle map (right) but it is high up and on top of a bank. It’ ... [more]

[Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The gates cannot be seen from even quite close to. There are three route signs and a map of the city for cyclists but no, ‘Gates ... [more]

Update: More on this see https://yorkmix.com/cycle-barrier-latest-police-responsible-for-closing-night-time-route/ [Image taken 14.5.21] Rail station, Scarborough Bridge exit/entrance, York. [No streetview at this location.] The gates are l ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Wellington Row, York. See: #168817 and links

Presumably this refers only to motor vehicles - this is the route to the St Edmund's College cycle sheds.

I really hoped that contractors had been told to destroy all these awful Cyclists Dismount signs, but no, here's another one. Unacceptable!

[Image taken 11.5.21] Marygate Lane, Marygate car park, York. Despite the 'i' for information graphic on the top right of this noticeboard there's no information about the reasons for the works in the car park, the routes, the diversions, t ... [more]

[Image taken 11.5.21] Marygate Lane, Marygate car park, York. No signage. No map of compromised/diverted routes with options here or on the other side of Scarborough Bridge. Other noticeboards ignoring the issues: #168744, #168746. Other im ... [more]

[Image taken 11.5.21] Marygate Lane, Marygate car park, York. No signage. No map of compromised/diverted routes with options. Other noticeboards ignoring the issues: #168745, #168746. Other images today: #168739 and links

[Update 6.6.21 The railings have been removed see: #169933.] Update: These signs have been removed. Or perhaps one has been relocated see: #169953. [Image taken 11.5.21] Marygate car park, York. These signs are not clear – where should pe ... [more]

Over-cautious attitude - how fast can those cars being going in the car park?

[Image taken 9.5.21] Stirling Road, York. There are still no clues this is anything but a service road. The ramps are uncomfortable on a cycle. Despite their existence drivers overtake. See also: #168837 and links

[Image taken 9.5.21] Stirling Road, York. This looks and feels like a service road. It feels hostile on a cycle. See also: #168837 and links

The farm road is even more firmly closed off now - surely it's time to remove the nonsensical Cyclists Dismount signs.

The farm road is even more firmly closed off now - surely it's time to remove the nonsensical Cyclists Dismount signs (and it's odd that there's a right-turn filter lane on the road too).

Obviously there's a cycleway to the left, but it would be good to have an Except Cycles plate under the No Through Road sign.

Nonsense bollards.

'No Through Road' on approach to a Fire Path with a gap for cycling.

Pointless shared-use sign, followed by Cyclists Dismount, which should be a Rejoin the Carriageway sign.

End of Cycle Route sign, because continuing it across the side-road is too much trouble.

Cyclists Dismount for the crossing to the right, End of Cycle Route ahead - which should read Cyclists Rejoin the Carriageway

Another annoying Cyclists Dismount sign - Rejoin the Carriageway would make sense.

Shocking - No Entry sign with no indication that this is a major cycle route to the Isle of Ely School and new housing.

Barfillan Drive is no longer a No Through Road for cycling, but the sign has not been updated. See #168302.

Kinnell Avenue is either a No Through Road, or a cycle route to somewhere. If it was both, there would be an "except cycles" plate under the 'No Through Road' sign. But see #168043.

"Drivers remember - You are in a Restricted parking ZONE - Park only in marked bays" I'm not sure they are getting the message.

Cycle symbols have appeared at the entrance to the pedestrian precinct in Cambridge Street, apparently in contradiction to the 'No Vehicles' signs. Sauchiehall Street is a Core Path (which permits cycling), but Cambridge Street is not.

I think the No Motor Vehicles except for Access signs override the simplistic No Entry on the road.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is intended to be a bi-directional shared use path. The only signs (see: #167368, #167347) are at the far ends. There is no repeater signage. For other images on this topic see: #167980, #1679 ... [more]

[Image taken 23.4.21] Hurricane Way, York. This is bi-directional shared use. But it is too narrow. This cyclist (see also: #167369) has no luggage is not riding with or carrying a dependant and is not sharing the route. Add in other users ... [more]

No idea why cyclists should be expected to dismount here - it makes more sense to just move as fast as possible on the road to Reydon and Southwold.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. Two sets of temporary lights with no indication of the importance of this route to people who cycle. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 23.4.21] Clifton Moor Gate, York. This is a critical crossing for people on cycles. However, the temporary lights don't reflect this - they are not toucans. For other images on this topic see: #167975 and links.

[Image taken 22.4.21] Marygate Lane, York. The only sign that mentions cyclists is side-on to the main entry points. See also (today): #167634 and (overview): #166371 and links.

[Update 28.5.21 see: #169758.] [Image taken 18.3.21] Monk Bridge, Heworth Green York. This sign has been removed from the shared use route and not replaced. It must have a value. At present it's clutter. Or, if it fell, a hazard.

Except Cycles plate needed on the Dead End sign on NCN route 57 south from Welwyn Garden City station

Closed for motor vehicles - but Cambridgeshire highways department can't understand the distinction.

A one-way sign used on Argyle Street where there is a contraflow cycle lane. The vehicles parked in the layby ahead will have been driven in the bus lane.

Except Cycles plates needed, as usual

Except Cycles plates needed, as usual

No Entry except buses and good vehicles on this short-cut - cyclists can use the shared-use path to the left but still, it would be make sense to officially allow them to use the road (like the cyclist in the distance).

The old road is only a dead-end for motor vehicles - cycles and pedestrians have an underpass beneath the A1307. I'm a bit surprised the priority hasn't been changed as virtually all the motor traffic takes the road to the right.

Cambridgeshire Highways just will not understand that a modal filter is not a road closure - Except Cycles plates needed here.

Why are these crazy cyclist dismount signs still up? What would it take to get rid of them. Anglia Retail Park. @TWTGSuffolk https://t.co/qFTqFi8voH

The newly reversed cycle contraflow is marked on the carriageway but not yet on the signs.

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