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New brook alignment is open to the river, as far as the culvert at the south end of the bridge ramp

North bridge ramp looks about ready for tarmac

Deep excavation for Trail north of Newmarket Road underpass

[Image taken 26.9.21] Frederic Street junction with Earlsborough Terrace, Marygate car park, York. If I come this way there is often someone who is lost/confused. Unsurprisingly. From afar your route looks obvious: #174421 so if you head le ... [more]

Compound on Common next to Newmarket Road part-cleared

[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

Well that's one way to block the new path to the bridge into the cafe site. Very untidy.

[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.

Temporary tarmac present for foot/cycle path, and machinery access 'paving' absent, north of brook crossing

[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.

Need to add pedestrian gate etc next to new cattlegrid north of the railway underpass

Looks like they are not planning to install a second cattlegrid south of the railway underpass

[Image taken 26.9.21] Bottom of steep slope from Scarborough Bridge, Railway Walk, Marygate car park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The foliage has been trimmed to try to improve sight lines. But it's not enough. There's not ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] York: junction with St Martin's Lane, Trinity Lane, Bishophill Senior, Bishophill Junior. Non-descript junction with no diversion or repeater/confirmatory signage to help people wayfind. Yet this is no short-term, loca ... [more]

[Image taken 26.9.21] York: junction with St Martin's Lane, Trinity Lane, Bishophill Senior, Bishophill Junior. For people trying to follow the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion you make it to the top of the steep hill but ... [more]

[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]

[Image taken 26.9.21] Skeldergate junction with Fetter Lane, York. Start or end of the Terry Avenue/Clementhorpe Flood Defences diversion. (See: #169586.) Too many signs. None says: 'Rowntree Park', or 'Millennium Bridge', ie the destinatio ... [more]

Caton near Lancaster. the path is wide and there's path lighting !

Whalley Range Manchester . Seemingly random place for cycle parking. I suppose it prevents pavement car parking here . May be it'll be used in the new bike hire scheme to be launched this Autumn. https://news.tfgm.com/resources/kocku-gnyh8- ... [more]

#CamRideHome at the redeveloped Robin Hood junction discussing the changes. Overall conclusion: a slight improvement for cycling over what was there previously. Main improvement is the High Street approach has been reduced to one lane.

#CamRideHome at Birdwood Road

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The rack is too close to the wall (see: #166711) as well as, well, too everything... Other images today: #174389 and links.

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. The measurements in squares are those relevant to this position of this toastrack Sheffield design of cycle parking. The stats without squares relate to the positioning of the rack yesterday! ... [more]

[Image taken 24.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow, York. Previous location of cycle parking on 20.9.21: #174329. Other images this subject today: #174390, #174391

Route sign on EuroVelo 4, along the D-Day coast in Normandy

The coastal path along the D-Day coast - though cyclists soon have to turn inland ro joint the marked route, EuroVelo 4.

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[UPDATE: 26.9.21. The grit has been swept up.] [Image taken 30.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Previous image of grit at base of this (gentler) slope: #173207 and the steeper slope: #173206. Grit and s ... [more]

[Update: 30.8.21 See: #173643] [Image taken 13.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] A cone has appeared at the heap of grit/sand at the bottom of the more gentle slope (perhaps in response to my reporting t ... [more]

[UPDATE: 25.9.21] The barricade has gone. [Image taken 4.8.21] Marygate car park, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The two barricades that had a function (see: #169993) have moved around. One is now here. It makes the location ... [more]

[Image taken 3.9.21] Wakefield Road/Rutland Street, Bradford. Light segregation (wands and armadillos) reallocate one of the three lanes in each direction to people on cycles. The funding came from the Government's covid-19 active travel fu ... [more]

[Image taken 31.3.21] In February 2021, the ladies loos were relocated. The new handwashing facilities (from Dyson) are so unlike taps and dryers there are now posters to show how to use them. (If you need a video there's one on the Dyson w ... [more]

[Image taken 3.9.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The social distancing sign is not fulfilling its purpose and is a hazard and an eyesore. Given that face coverings are no longer mandatory and the crush on tra ... [more]

[Image taken 4.4.21] Outside York Explore, Museum Street, York. The spacing in front of the racks is 69cm. 70cm is the minimum recommended (LTN 1/20). This would be inadequate for some machines eg: #166521. Compare the space here with that ... [more]

[Image taken: 12.8.20] Monks Cross retail park, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. There is a highly visible cycle route round most of the perimeter of this cluster of outlets. But the racks outside Primark are just 61cm apart. I haven't even b ... [more]

[UPDATE: See: #174389.] [Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. New outlet (replaced a Heron in the previous building) and new (but reduced) cycle parking. (View of Stonebow from June 2016: https://goo.gl ... [more]

[UPDATE] Reply from TPE 22.9.21 to my complaint see #173854: Dear [Rebba] Thank you for your further email and questions with regards to the cycle racks on our Nova 2 trains – our Accessibility and Integration Manager, Natasha Marsay, ... [more]

Cardiff’s Blackweir Bridge is a popular spot on a sunny Sunday in late October.

[Image taken 1.9.21.] York rail station, York. The First Class lounge. Is this still an appropriate use of space? The ticket office is now tiny. The ladies loos just round the corner has queues even though some people are wary of travelling ... [more]

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  • Icon 174441 Reopen cycle path from station to Alban Way blocked by builders container. Alternative route is much more dangerous as it involves a road crossing and mising with buses, unless able to carry bicycle down steps. Direct discrimination agains disabled tricycle users.
  • Icon 174440 School zone. Close Birchway and Crawford road at nursery arrival and departure times to enable safe crossing of the road and discourge excess traffic to and from the school.
  • Icon 174439 20mph zone in Birchwood needed. Residential and no need for through traffic.
  • Icon 174438 20mph zone in Birchwood needed. Residential and no need for through traffic.
  • Icon 174436 20mph zone in Birchwood needed. Residential and no need for through traffic.
  • Icon 174435 Tighten corner to stop cars speeding into Birchwood (often without signalling)
  • Icon 174434 No access from cycle path to Burfield Close. Crossing point needs adding or route via Alban way made accessible for disabled people and families with child trailers.
  • Icon 174433 Create a direct cycle path from Wood Close to Hatfield Market Place via the west side of the skate park. Joins up Woods Ave path to the path to the station creating a safe route off main roads.
  • Icon 174432 Cycle Lanes along this section of Queensway are horrible and need replacing with an off road solution next to the road not on it with only white paint for safety.
  • Icon 174430 Cycle route crossing of Cavendish Way very challenging in the rush hour. Needs a toucan crossing.
  • Icon 174429 Segregated cycle lanes needed at this roundabout where there is no protection for people on cycles.
  • Icon 174428 Join up Dellfield Road to the cycle path on Woods Ave so we can avoid the nasty and ineffective cycle lanes on Queensway.

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