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There is are no segregated cycle lanes on Schützenweg. At the railway crossing, there are no proper sidewalk either. Right north of the railway line, a major cycle route is also crossing Schützenweg. This area is growing rapidly with addi ... [more]

The start of the Garscube Road cycleway, seen coming from the Queens Cross direction. Next time I'll try going between the first and second bollards rather than the second and third which was quite tight.

The end of the Garscube Road cycleway, but there is a short length of cycleway to the left in Hinshaw Street. Construction is underway to the right, of a new ramp for access to the Forth & Clyde Canal.

The Garscube Road cycle track at the entrance to the Oakbank Trading Estate. There is a flashing LED cycle sign, but this one didn't light up, unlike one further south.

One day I'll come along here and it will be open. There's a continuous cycle track around the corner into Possil Road which continues as far as Baird's Brae. A short connection has been built in St George's Road, which will later be extende ... [more]

The Garscube Road cycleway still unopened at Possil Road.

Still surfacing work outstanding at the south end of the Garscube Road cycle track.

A Nextbike docking station at Keppochhill Road, with the St Rollox Drive cycle track in the background.

Modal filter on Ditton Walk, Cambridge

Ditton Walk, Cambridge

Ditton Walk, Cambridge

Ditton Walk, Cambridge

Ditton Walk, Cambridge

The speed cushions in the middle of Bateman St have been replaced by partial-width cushions, much easier for both cars and bikes. The three to the east are full-width.

The three speed cushions at the east end of Bateman St have been replaced by gentler full-width cushions.

The three speed cushions at the east end of Bateman St have been replaced by gentler full-width cushions. Did they also repair the potholes caused by drivers braking for the previous cushions? No, of course not.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Near Grimston House, Vanbrugh Way, University of York, York. Good practice: using green tarmac to link sections of a through campus cycle route over a road. I think this would be very helpful at Bootham Terrace/Longfie ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Near Grimston House, Vanbrugh Way, University of York, York. Good practice: using green tarmac to link sections of a through campus cycle route over a road. The road users' view: #170178. All images today: #170159 and ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Grimston House, University of York. Further racks and a public pump (best practice, see also: #170170) have been added to this location. Other examples of good practice here today: #170171 and links. All images today: ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: a sticker on the top bar of the cycle rack and a clear and large symbol on the ground. Plus there's lots of space to enable the person to move him- herself ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: marking the top bar of the cycle rack and painting a clear and large symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: often the ends of lines of racks or the outsides of groups have additional space or odd-sized spaces that can be designated for wider or longer cycles, for ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Best practice: sticker on the top bar designating this Sheffield rack for oversized rigs reinforced by a painted symbol on the ground. See also: #170171 and #170173. Othe ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Spring Lane Building, University of York, York. Two examples of best practice - though, as with all the examples on the campus, you have to know they exist and where to find them. A designated disabled space (see: #170 ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Mathematics building, University of York, York. A cycle parking space designated for disabled users - clearly visible due to the painted symbol on the ground. There's also a sticker on top bar of the rack. Plus a publi ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Vanbrugh College, University of York, near the radio station. This rack is stickered as for use by disabled users. However, it is just a sticker - no modification. For all users, the racks are too close to the wall, pl ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Cinder Lane, York. I was unable to carry my cycle down these steps: they were too steep. I removed all my panniers to enable my partner to do it. Other images this issue: #170167 and links.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Cinder Lane, York. Shortcut between Railway Terrace and the rail station over the main line – if you can carry your cycle up and down steps. The gulley for wheeling a bike is on the 'down' side. The development of Yo ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Leeman Road junction with Station Avenue, York. Two fallen signs. Plus the push button device to activate the temporary toucan has been turned such that someone in this contraflow cycle lane cannot reach it. When I rep ... [more]

[Image taken 14.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Redundant sign. Potential hazard. Other images this issue: #170164 and links.

[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.

[Image taken 14.6.21] Poppleton Road, York. Tier hire scooters. Other Tier bays today: #170162. All Tier bays documented: #164663. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Toft Green, York. Tier hire scooters. Other Tier bays today: #170163. All Tier bays documented: #164663. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Weeds growing out of the drainage channels. Other images this issue: #170160. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Scarborough Bridge, York. Weeds growing out of the drainage channels. There is a problem with water puddling: #168503. Other images this issue: #170161. All images today: #170159 and links

[Image taken 14.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Untrimmed growth reduces the available space and makes active travel a less inviting option. A child and an adult could not pass through here in protective formation ie side by side. Earlier im ... [more]

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Wonderful graffiti spotted on Ditton Walk - apparently there were space invaders here last month. See #62518.

[Update 15.6.21. These had gone today.] [Image taken 12.6.21] Tanner Row, York. Cones not doing their job and therefore creating an obstruction and a hazard. This street is designated the diversion for people on cycles and wheelchairs while ... [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 10.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Not doing its job. Damaged. A hazard. Clutter. Obstructing access to the cycle racks, the Tier scooter/cycle bays, the information totem. No contact information on the rear that I could see when I ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Wellington Row, York. Just round the corner from the works compound for Lendal Bridge replacement floodgates, two of the associated diversion signs have fallen over. The diversion for this work does not follow the desi ... [more]

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

[Update: This sign was no longer here 29.5.21] [This sign was still a hazard at around 14.00 on 21.5.21] [Image taken 12.5.21] St Leonard’s Place, York. Additional fallen signs from today: #168817 and links

[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 the City Walls. People are pushing their cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 12.5.21] Rougier Street, York. This sign is not doing its job and it's a hazard. There's no telephone number or company name to be able to report it. Fallen signs from today: #168817 and links. This issue other locations, other ... [more]

Update see: #170133] [Image taken 9.6.21] Rougier Street, York. Fallen sign. Not doing its job. Obstructing a busy pavement. This pavement is particularly busy at present as it is part of a flood works diversion. See also: #170003 and links ... [more]

[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 12.6.21] Rougier Street, York. The crash barrier is on part of the diversion for wheelchair users and pedestrians during flood works. However the Environment Agency/JN Bentley says these items are not theirs. How can the public ... [more]

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  • Icon 170179 Location: Tollgate Road from Colney Heath to the war memorial/gates to North Mymms. issue: road is dangerous for cycling and is a missing link between the St Albans-Hatfield cycling route and the safe and enjoyable cycling routes in and around North and South Mymms and National Cycle Network route 12 to Chipping Barnet and London. There are footpaths that cover this link but they are not accessible to cyclists. please can this be changed (and signposted)... fixing this half mile or so segment of route would be a great aid to safety and to promoting cycling in the county. Thank you!
  • Icon 170146 There is a well used "natural path" across the grass from St Luke's Church towards the bus stop. Can this be made into a well defined metalled path and the grass replanted beside the path? It needs to be side enough for tweo or even three people as the route is very popular.
  • Icon 170145 The pavement is too narrow here outside the pub on the corner at the bottom of Islingword Street even when the pub benches are not being used. Add a build-out on Islingword Street round this corner to allow passers-by to pass by without stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170144 Add a build-out outside this cafe (La Famille) on Islingword Road to allow people to sit outside and socialise safely while letting passers-by pass by without stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170143 Widen the pavement by adding a build out that goes from the Pharmacy to the corner on Queen's Park Road, to allow room for the the queue to the pharmacy and the post office and for people to congregate and socialise safely while letting passers by pass by without stepping out into the road. The road is wide enough and the pavement certainly isn't.
  • Icon 170142 Add a build-out outside the Constant Service pub on the corner of Islingword Road and Southampton Street to allow people to congregate and socialise safely while letting drivers see better at the corner and let passers-by pass by without stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170141 Add a build-out to widen the pavement on Southover Street outside this Takeaway (China Star) and the Convenience Store next door, so there is room for people to queue outside, to wait outside while their takeaway order is being prepared, and to come out without bumping into people and for passers-by to pass by without stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170140 Add a build-out outside the Haus on the Hill on Toronto Terrace and on Southover Street to allow people to congregate and socialise safely while letting passers-by pass by without stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170139 Add a build-out to widen the pavement on Southover Street outside this Fish and Chip shop (Sea Breeze) on Islingword Road so there is room for people to queue or wait outside while their order is being prepared, and for passers-by to pass by without stepping into the road
  • Icon 170138 Add a build-out outside the Dover Castle on Islingword Street and on Southover to allow people to congregate and socialise safely while letting passers-by pass by without stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170137 Add a build-out to widen the pavement outside the Lord Napier on Southover Road and Southampton Street so there is room for people congregate and socialise safely and allow passers-by to pass by wothout stepping into the road.
  • Icon 170135 Add a build-out to widen the pavement outside this Convenience Store on Washington Street and Southover Road so there is room for people to come out of the shop without bumping into passers-by and room to queue outside.

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