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[Image taken 21.6.21] Iron bridge over the Leeds-York line linking Woodfield Close (Bilton) and Claro Road, Harrogate. Mural painted April 2021. See also: #170566. 'Woodfield Primary' is Woodfield Community Primary School whose pupils you c ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Iron bridge over the Leeds-York line linking Woodfield Close (Bilton) and Claro Road, Harrogate. Mural (see also: #170567) painted April 2021. https://thestrayferret.co.uk/bilton-bridge-mural-to-lift-communitys-spirits ... [more]

Is it a cycle lane?

Car parking at Lancefield Quay.

Commerce Street, with bus lane ahead.

Start of the faded door-zone cycle lane in Maxwell Drive. The cycle lane in the opposite direction has already expired by this point.

No provision for cycling through the road closure at the end of Clunie Road onto Corkerhill Road.

No provision for cycling through the road closure at the end of Ladybank Drive into Corkerhill Road, but since the kerb is low on this side, it can be bumped. Council policy says road closures should exempt cycles from the closure.

No provision for cycling through the road closure at the end of Moness Drive onto Corkerhill Road.

[Image taken 22.6.21] York Stadium Leisure Complex next to the LNER Community Stadium, Kathryn Avenue, Huntington, York. (The streetview dates from some years ago and shows the previous leisure centre.) As previously noted (see: #170063) th ... [more]

[Image taken 22.6.21] Aldi, Monks Cross, Huntington, York. Good points: the racks are Sheffields; no lifting is required to get a cycle in or out; there's no problem with manoeuvring backwards; they are under cover; they are close to the tr ... [more]

Plastic tiles again on the left for the foot/cylepath diversion, robust temporary roadway on the right for machinery.

Contractors' bridge on the left, pedestrians & cycles on the right. Yellow plastic fillet for the latter isn't going to be great for pedestrians or cycles.

Temporary pedestrian/cycle bridge is a reasonable if not generous width

Temporary pedestrian/cycle bridge for use while the original is rebuilt or refreshed

Temporary bridge for construction traffic to access the middle section of Coldham's Common

A challenging place to ride.

New bridge over the brook between Coldham's Common and the Cafe site - not quite completed

At last, some actual cycle stands at Cambridge Rugby Club - see #38282 and #73767

Awkward cycle stands at Cambridge's miniature railway

Cycle Planter parking

There's always been a rough surface here (a busy route for cyclists to the West Cambridge site, less so for cars) - but it's really breaking up now.

Information on the Aurrigo autonomous vehicle trails on the West Cambridge site

Aurrigo autonomous vehicle on trial on the West Cambridge site - there was a human on board who seemed very ready to hit the brakes if needed.

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 21.6.21] Marygate car park. There is no map, no signage for the thousands of people who move through/round/past the car park every day. There's a clear need. As evidenced by this ad hoc signage that has appeared. Scarborough Br ... [more]

The first of the new redmac cycle sections is done, but the transition to the carriageway is a bit odd.

Low-level, small, repeaters for bikes at each set of lights. They switch to green slightly before the main lights.

Carriageway is finished bar some utility covers not yet reinstated, but footways and the little bits of cycleway are mostly still to do.

There are too many places where you can see the lights for another crossing as well as the ones you need to see. I think it could lead to some incidents.

Although the temporary crossing lights are still in situ, it's the new ones integrated with the traffic control lights that are now operational. There are no easily-visible repeaters on the central islands, so you have to look to the side ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Tanner's Moat junction with Rougier Street, York. The crossing is a key route to/from the city walls, they rail station, hotels. It is massively oversubscribed (see: #166024). The pedestrian in a green top and black tr ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists must dismount but staff in cars (also patients/visitors in taxis) can drive into the site and park. And this is a health facility. Part of the NHS. The message given by the signs and the decisi ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists are asked to dismount - not only to reach the cycle parking in front of the building visible in the image, but also to reach the GP practice and other health facilities further into and at the ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at the vehicle entrance/exit to this GP practice and health centre. Other images this issue today see: #170530 and links. Other images today see: #170523 and links

[Image taken 21.6.21] Monkgate, York. Cyclists dismount signs at GP practice and other health facility. There's no drop kerb to access the pavement from the road. Other images this issue today see: #170531, #170532, #170533. Other images t ... [more]

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Update: 23.6.21 Reply from Rentokil: "We endeavor to identify and reward drivers who show respect to other road users, however, we have taken your feedback onboard and will actively start to review our driver and Highway Code Training." "[I ... [more]

[Image taken 18.3.21] Glass Bridge, York. The intimidating view of the ‘Glass Bridge’ as it’s known locally is mitigated this end by pink blooms on a white background. https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19161449.nhs-heroes-feature-hospi ... [more]

Monks Cross retail park. 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 been shopping and my panniers fill the space between the two Sheff ... [more]

[Image is Street View from August 2019] Hoardings on Station Road, junction with Rougier Street, York. This is a key route into York from the station. This makes it one of the first but also last views of the city visitors will have. The ho ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York at the city walls. The scaffolding (see: #169848 and links) that restricted the flow of people - including people with cycles on the diversions from the floodworks in the city - search ... [more]

[Image taken 23.3.21] I'd say the cycle cut-through on Tanner's Moat, York is the hardest working bit of infrastructure in the city. It's oversubscribed. (See: #166027) As a regular user I thought I'd seen it all - drivers cutting through t ... [more]

[Image taken 22.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Three of a group of four cyclists using the cycle cut-through. Were they following NCN65 or the Transpennine Trail (and diversions) based on their clothing and their kit? If this bit of infrastruct ... [more]

[Image taken 21.6.21] Crichton Avenue/Burton Stone Lane, York. The two barricades (marked CYC - City of York Council) from: #170486 have been relocated to the side of the shared use route. They are now potential hazards. I arrived when an O ... [more]

[Update: 21.6.21 see: #170529] [Image taken 19.6.21] Crichton Avenue/Burton Stone Lane, York. Two barricades (marked CYC - City of York Council), a sign and a cone. Redundant. Unsightly. Obstructions. Potential hazards. And can be reused so ... [more]

[Update: 21.6.21 The scaffolding has gone.] [Image taken 30.5.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York at the city walls. Scaffolding further reduces the width of the pavement. For people moving through here after dark there's a further issue: ... [more]

[Update: 21.6.21 The scaffolding has gone.] [Image taken 16.5.21] Station Road junction with Station Avenue, York. A fallen sign further reduces the width of the pavement and increases the obstructions (there are scaffolding poles) under th ... [more]

[Update: 21.6.21 The scaffolding has gone.] [Image taken 29.5.21] Station Avenue/Station Road, York by the city walls. Scaffolding further reduces the width of the pavement. The child fell off his cycle into the road, in the crush. Two lane ... [more]

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  • Icon 170556 This is a semi decent pathway for walkers and cyclists however in some areas it is very dangerous with exposed stone. I can imagine walkers tripping and cyclists doing damage to their bikes if not falling. Some repair would be helpful.
  • Icon 170535 The traffic calming and widening measures are a good plan, and they should be made permanent without the temporary "covid-bollards". Currently the "bollarded" areas are not really usable as pedestrian pavements, nor are they accessible to cyclists. Cyclists are currently forced into the narrowed road together with motor-traffic. This is not safe for cyclists.
  • Icon 170510 Road surface marking needs to be added to the entrance to Luther Street to stop traffic trying to use it as a cut through then discovering it can't be done. This would significantly quieten the street traffic.
  • Icon 170509 No through road needs labelling as such to prevent traffic racing down Luther Street and doing a three point turn at the end.
  • Icon 170502 20mph and speed restriction pass the school area
  • Icon 170499 With so many communities within a short distance it should be a 40 mph road to encourage cycling. The added benefit of greater road safety for all road users.
  • Icon 170498 Lots of residential properties and businesses on this section of road makes it inappropriate to be national speed limit. It should be a 40mph speed limit for greater road safety for all road users.
  • Icon 170497 Reduce speed limit to 40 mph for the complete length of this road as dangerous and busy junction for vehicles let alone people on bikes.
  • Icon 170480 SIGNAGE for dog owners to keep their dogs on a lead. Horses should be in a field, not here. MORE DOG POO BINS!!
  • Icon 170479 Road surface broken up causing cyclists to swerve to avoid - from bottom of the hill, to the top.
  • Icon 170478 Current cyclehoops secured hangars in the street are quite insufficient. Numerous residents have been waiting for years for spots.
  • Icon 170387 Rat run for traffic from Northern Distributor.

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