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Fancy @CambsCC New Shire Hall 'Bicycle Hub', empty all day long. https://t.co/k71OtfgAvE Location not precisely known, yet.

Despite my complaint in 2020 Manchester City Council still have not maintained this underpass.

Work in several areas of the south underpass compound is concentrated on drainage

Excavating for Trail foundations at north approach to underpass

Survey work in progress on Trail river bridge north ramp

NCN75 at Bargeddie a bit safer to navigate after we cleared overhanging bushes and litter picked on Sunday. @IanArms20264931 @srob1991 #NCN75 https://t.co/lFVc9MQKb8

Galatea looking at Hercules at Cambridge North Station. https://cambridgenorth.co.uk/news/hercules-meets-galatea-unveiled-at-cambridge-north Galatea disappeared soon afterwards, see #174357. Also, nice Google Street View here of ... [more]

Galatea looking at Hercules at Cambridge North Station. See also #174358. This sculpture has disappeared by mid-September. According to https://twitter.com/cambnorth/status/1437696606200111111 it’s been taken away for “slight refinem ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The poster explains that this installation is to celebrate the 100th birthday of Rowntree Park. It includes this link: www.hippystitch.co.uk/. Other image th ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This cycle-ped-wheelchair route is regularly yarn bombed. Other image (with explanatory poster) see: #174356. Other images nearby today see: #174351 and link ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. The cycle with the basket requires more space than this design of rack offers. The second cycle is, therefore, at an angle. Other images here today: #174351 a ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The cycle with the rack and child seat leaves no space for a second machine on the other side of the rack. However, as is the case when space is factored in ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. These two cycles fit/dovetail onto this design of rack as they do not have panniers, baskets, child seats, etc. Other images of this subject today see: #1743 ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Original image/caption see: #168287. I was clearly wrong. People have found these racks and recognised them as cycle parking. I am re-posting as the cycles ar ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] North Street, junction with Bridge Street and Micklegate, York. An all too frequent sight on this key link route (and elsewhere in the city including: #171447) for people on cycles: a driver is parked on double yellows ... [more]

[Image taken 21.9.21] North Street, York. The gap visible in: #170012 has gone. There are once again six supports providing 12 cycle parking spaces. However, I felt the gap could have been left and marked for wider cycles or disabled users ... [more]

NCN51 St Ives

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this exact vantage point.] The cycle crossing leads to... the railings. How is this intended to work? Are changes to the layout planned for this side too? See #174335 and links ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this exact vantage point.] In contrast to the other side (see: #174339), the only crossing here is for pedestrians, so there are only pedestrian crossing lights. See #174335 ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. Overview of the junction looking northbound. The side entry to/from Joseph Rowntree School is just out of shot on the right-hand side of the image to the right of the traffic light. The coach shows ho ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview image at this exact position.] Approach to the simplified/decluttered crossing from a side exit/entry point at Joseph Rowntree School. See #174335 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. The previous two crossing lights and activation post on this side of the road have been combined to be a pedestrian crossing on this side of the post in the image and a cycle crossing on the other (bu ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. Shared use approach to a second entrance to/from Joseph Rowntree School with new shared use sign on new low level post. See #174335 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this exact viewpoint.] Re-marked cycling link to/from this entrance/exit at Joseph Rowntree School. See #174335 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. Re-marked, improved (segregated) offroad walking and cycling link leading to Joseph Rowntree School. See #174335 and links.

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. New markings have appeared on the pavement outside Joseph Rowntree School (www.josephrowntree.co.uk) and changes have been made to the crossing see: #174339. Other images here today: #174336, #174337, ... [more]

[Image taken 18.9.21] Haxby Road, York. Wands - light segregation. The speed limit is 30mph despite there being a school here (Joseph Rowntree www.josephrowntree.co.uk/). Other images near the school: # and links. Other images today: #17430 ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] West Esplanade, York. People fishing and a white van on the cycle-ped-wheelchair route alongside the river. I've seen this combination closer closer to Clifton Bridge, York. I don't know if the people fishing are anyth ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Esplanade car park, York. Original image (explanation) see: #173232. The metal bollards were blocking a car parking space again today. 1. I’m at a loss to understand: a) why these items are not being stored securely ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Butcher Terrace end of the Millennium Bridge, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] New sign at Point 1 of the Orbital route (http://yorkshireridings.blogspot.com/p/york-orbital.html) providing the direction of ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Coop, The Stonebow junction with Colliergate, York. Unusable cycle parking at a commercial - shopping! - newbuild. 60cm between supports and no space between the rack and the railings - total depth 74cm. Who does the f ... [more]

[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/maps/TP7RhjocfdVATuSf7. ... [more]

[Image taken 20.9.21] Butcher Terrace end of the Millennium Bridge, York. Rose, a York resident, with stills film crew. The project is the extra and filmed for the City of York Council Active Travel campaign. Other images today: #174329, #1 ... [more]

Cycleway to Caen station

Roadworks in Caen, with temporary crossings in yellow.

Deviation for cyclists during roadworks - but in fact there's a route to the left as well.

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The 12 most recently modified photos

[Newer image: #174351 and links] [Image taken 2.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Set of three racks offering six spaces for cycle parking. I am not convinced people will understand the purpose of these shap ... [more]

[UPDATE: See: #174349] [Image taken 9.6.21] North Street, York. The strut/support that was leant against the wall has gone. The gap in the racks remains. See original image: #165096. Other images today: #170003 and links

[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]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. There used to be Sheffields for people visiting the ticket office (see: #165421). However, since spring 2021 it is now a Sainsbury's (see also: #172777). (The racks are now here: #169923). I believe t ... [more]

[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).

[Image taken 2.8.21] York rail station, York. A Sainsbury's has opened in the former ticket office. The opening hours are 06.00-23.00 daily. It sells snacks as well as ingredients and bakery products. The cycle rack that was here (see: #16 ... [more]

[Image taken 5.7.21] York rail station, York. The racks [see: #169923 and links] are now not only not where they are needed - outside the ticket office - but they are also not usable in this location where they can be and are. Is this a com ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] York rail station, York. Car park still signposted as closed. But today there is at least a gap through and no cyclists dismount signs. Images from yesterday see #171329 and links. Once through the visible exit, it was ... [more]

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. See #171329 and links.

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. See #171329 and links.

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. As on 21.6.21 (see: #170487) the key route through the station was blocked off. The sign simply says car park closed with this weekend's dates. But people passing through on cycle, foot and scoo ... [more]

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  • Icon 174367 There is no safe area for children to cycle to school from Great Ashby without having to risk their lives crossing this road. A cycle path or safe crossing area really is essential here.
  • Icon 174366 This road is dangerous with cars driving too fast - we need a pavement and speed restrictions
  • Icon 174365 This road is too fast and dangerous for children to cycle to school
  • Icon 174364 Need improved football and cycles at here
  • Icon 174347 Path behind speedway often very narrow due to overgrown plants/weeds. Too narrow for passing even when cut back.
  • Icon 174346 Improvements to surfacing here going up gravelly hill and down tarmac hill towards bridge over railway. Really nasty potholes and bumps.
  • Icon 174345 Clearer signage of pedestrian lane and cycle lane. Pedestrians get upset when I tell them they are in the cycle lane!!
  • Icon 174344 Dangerous corner from cycle path turning left by rhino as you can’t see what’s coming in other direction. Overgrown plants make this worse.
  • Icon 174304 No pavement
  • Icon 174303 Take some grass verge and widen the road to make it .
  • Icon 174302 Too many people just use this as a through way to get to other parts of Hanover. It’s a one-way street with cars either side, so reduced visibility when crossing, and people go up the road incredibly quickly. It’s also possible for people to cycle in the opposite direction, which is great, but often does not feel safe as there are no road markings to block that space out
  • Icon 174278 Road has been closed and the Covid closure rules required it be closed to all traffic including bikes. This will be in force until Feb 2022. After that we hope for a better approach.

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