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Photo listing: road environments (problem)

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This listing only shows photos within a square radius of 30 kilometres of the centre of Assen.
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Verwirrende Beschilderung: Sowohl Straßenverkehr von der Peter-Dörfler-Straße als auch Radfahrer auf dem Vorfahrtsstraßenbegleitenden Radweg haben Schilder "Vorfahrt gewähren. Was gilt? Im Zweifelsfall Vorsichtig sein!

Verwirrende Beschilderung: Sowohl Straßenverkehr von der Peter-Dörfler-Straße als auch Radfahrer auf dem Vorfahrtsstraßenbegleitenden Radweg haben Schilder "Vorfahrt gewähren. Was gilt? Im Zweifelsfall Vorsichtig sein!

Austerity in the UK

[Image taken 17.9.23] Skeldergate, York. The gap between the kerb and the lip/upstand of the speed cushion is just 95cm. Other image here today and links: #197570.

[Image taken 17.9.23] Skeldergate, York. The gap between the kerb and the lip/upstand of the speed cushion is just 93cm. Context and links: #197570. Other image here today this subject: #197572.

[UPDATE: Reply 19.9.23 from the Executive Member for Transport and Economy: "The speed cushions were always planned to be reinstated. There was a delay in reinstating them during which time residents complained about speeding on this … [more]

[Image taken 13.9.23] Denning’s Yard Access (between Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road/Foss Islands Path), York. No sight lines for any user. No warnings for drivers to look out for the thousands of people on cycles, foot and scooters, and … [more]

[Image taken 13.9.23] Denning’s Yard Access (between Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road/Foss Islands Path), York. [NOTE: Map positioning approximate.] Sign alerting anyone who comes this far down Denning's Yard Access that construction is … [more]

[Image taken 13.9.23] Denning’s Yard Access (between Crichton Avenue and Wigginton Road/Foss Islands Path), York. There is now fencing and gates on the edge of the construction area. Early report in local press about the site: … [more]

Griff Way, roundabout with a fifty miles an hour speed limit.

NCR1 crossing three lanes of traffic at Borstal Hill and doesn't have a controlled crossing. The visibility from the crossing point is also restricted.

We assumed this wide footway is shared use although there is no signage to indicate that.

Banbury Road, Twyford, Adderbury A4260 Very busy road immediately adjacent to footway.

[Image taken 29.8.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. Despite this being a family of three - there is a much younger child in the centre hidden by other riders; no matter there is a raised table; regardless of the queueing traffic … [more]

[Image taken 29.8.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking north), York. There were three vehicles parking in the pound when I rode through today. These two were invisible from the other side. They were obscured by a larger vehicle. (Note the nearest … [more]

[Image taken 29.8.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. Parking in the 'pound' obstructs any sightlines for road users of the route ahead. People on cycles who are directed to using the cycle channel find their way is obstructed too. … [more]

[Image taken 24.8.23] Burton Stone Lane, southern end looking towards the junction with Bootham/Clifton, York. This is a blind bend. It has a curved profile. Drivers take it at speed. Drivers overtake me when I am cycling very close to this … [more]

[Image taken 24.8.23] Burton Stone Lane, southern end looking towards the junction with Bootham/Clifton, York. View of the blind bend and the (overly) relaxed curve of the entry. Despite the former, the latter enables and encourages drivers … [more]

[Image taken 20.8.23] Skeldergate, York. Looking northbound after the northernmost set of two chicanes installed in August 2023. There is no physical separation for people on cycles. The white line is just paint and it stops. I believe … [more]

[Image taken 20.8.23] Skeldergate, York. Looking northbound at the northernmost set of two chicanes installed in August 2023. Two cyclists show how I think many/most people on cycles will use this layout or they will not change their line … [more]

[Image taken 20.8.23] Skeldergate, York. Looking northbound at the northernmost set of two chicanes installed in August 2023. The arrows show the desire lines for people cycling. And, therefore, the trajectory they will take (see: #196886). … [more]

[Image taken 20.8.23] Skeldergate, York. Looking northbound at the northernmost set of two chicanes installed in August 2023. For cyclists to follow the curve of the road and align themselves with the cycle channel is a real dog leg. You … [more]

CS1 Bradford Road, Thornbury

[Image taken 11.8.23] The Stonebow, York. Other image this issue today and links: #196699.

[Image taken 11.8.23] The Stonebow, York. Context: #196558. What the Highway Code says: #196559. Other image this issue today: #196700. Other image today and links: #196698.

CS1, Dick Lane Thornbury Twoway cycleway on one side.

CS1, Dick Lane Thornbury ↑ Gallagher Leisure Park Ordsall 🚲 --------------- CYCLE SUPERHIGHWAY Bradford 10mins Barkerend 5mins → Via crossing CS1 🚲

CS1, Bradford Road, Thornbury

CS1, Bradford Road, Stanningley Cyclists on the Cycle Superhighway have to cross this slip road which is an arm of Galloway Lane. It is not signal controlled. A really dreadful cycling experience here.

CS1, Bradford Road, Stanningley Cyclists on the Cycle Superhighway have to cross this slip road which is an arm of Galloway Lane. It is not signal controlled. A really dreadful cycling experience here.

CS1, Bradford Road, Stanningley

CS1, Town Street Stanningley, Leeds

CS1, Stanningley Road, Leeds

Wellington Road, Leeds Urban motorway and a footway littered with obstructions.

Wellington Road, Leeds

Wellington Road, Leeds the signalled crossing here doesn't seem to be working.

[Image taken 9.8.23] Museum Street (Lendal Bridge) York. The Keep Clear is fouled more often than not. Including when I tried to turn from the cycle-specific turn lane through this area into Library Square. The paint needs to be renewed … [more]

Little Fen Drove The camber is quite pronounced along here and so the tricycle is ridden in the middle of the road.

[UPDATE 16.8.23: #196788.] [Image taken 7.8.23] Shipton Street, York. Context: #195917. Compare with: #196513. Why wasn’t the H-bar painted when the other markings were redone? Other image here today and links: #196509.

Station Lane, Durham I think the former station is now a Travelodge.

Waiting to cross an arm of the Leazes Road / Gilesgate sliproad, Durham.

Cycleway next to Leazes Road, Durham

Crossing arms of a big roundabout, Durham

Leazes Roed, Durham

St Mary's Street, Ely

St Mary's Street, Ely

St Mary's Street, Ely

St Mary's Street, Ely

Pinch Point on St Mary's Street, Ely The cycle lane has come to an abrupt end.

Vanishing Point on St Mary's Street, Ely The cycle lane comes to an abrupt end.

Vanishing Point on St Mary's Street, Ely The cycle lane comes to an abrupt end.

[Image taken 3.8.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking southbound), York. The works have finished and the cone been put back in place of the wand. Though ahead of not actually on the splitter island. Context: #196065. Other image here today: … [more]

The Chase, Ely

The Chase, Ely

Market Street feels like a dual carriageway as you approach Lymm Road, Ely. It's a one-way street with no exception for cycling.

A pedestrian steps on the anti-pedestrian surface at the recently changed Barton Road junction.

Beccles

The Walk, Beccles which is not about walking but is about one way driving and hazardous for cycling because of the motor vehicle storage.

Beccles annoying one way system for the benefit of motor traffic.

[UPDATE 3.8.23 see: #196301.] [Image taken 21.7.23] Burton Stone Lane (looking south), York. The cycle channel (see: #193433) is obstructed. Views of the other end of the measures (‘pound’) are compromised. Other image today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 21.7.23] St Leonard’s Place, York. [NOTE: Unable to place accurately on street view and not get the inside of this coffee shop.] Context: #192648. Other images today: #196064, #196065.

This should be a major cycleway to and from the NE side of the Gare de Lyon

Cobbles on Scargill croft not suitable for cycling

[Image taken 13.7.23] Hallfield Road, York. No sightlines, no signage and although the white painted triangles in the road show a raised table this does not slow road users who also have blind corners. In June 2023, Sustrans conducted … [more]

[Image taken 13.7.23] Hallfield Road, York. The blue arrows show that motor vehicles have priority over non motorised users crossing from or to Foss Islands Path… when drivers queue to exit Hallfield Road they not only pump out pollutants … [more]

[Image taken 13.7.23] Hallfield Road, York. The signs confirm that where people are corssing – often people with mobility issues or sight impairments, accompanying or carrying children, etc, the road has a 30mph limit. Other images this … [more]

Pedestrian reports being tailgated and revved at in the narrow part of Fish Street. https://twitter.com/plotfolk/status/1678739209350270976?s=46&t=e9UMi9e1awWS8DPtaVyqlQ

Crappy pavement cycleway near Queen Street, Huddersfield

Wakefield Road at Shorehead Roundabout, one of Huddersfields urban motorways.

Penzance promenade - so much space but there's no cycle parking, and cyclists on NCN route 3 have to use the road.

Awful road environment on the Timberworks new development. Motor vehicles are stored immediately outside the properties and there's a sort of pavement next and then the road. But the pavement is regularly driven across and has enough of an … [more]

“ An 86-year-old woman was walking along the pavement in Lowland Avenue shortly before 5.45pm when she collided with a van which was reversing from a driveway.” Is how this crime was reported by: … [more]

DROP OFF LAY BY AND CYCLE LANE BEING ABUSED AS A LAZY DRIVERS CAR PARK. Old Trafford Chester Road near Manchester An unmarked drop off lay bay (the line you see is the outer edge of the cycle lane) is too wide for the purpose and too narrow … [more]

[Image taken 18.6.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. Damage to the splitter island. Context: #195235. Other image here today and links: #195233.

[Image taken 18.6.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. (Looking north.) Context: #194006. Damage: #195236. Other image here today and links: #195233.

[UPDATE: 21.7.23: #196065.] [Image taken 18.6.23] Burton Stone Lane, York. (Looking south.) The newest wand (see: #193433) has already been hit. It was on the pavement: #195234. A resident who came out of her home while I was taking images … [more]

Ulverston one way system is designed to keep through motor traffic out of the town centre. However no exemption is provided for cyclists so they are also forced to use the busy A590 to cross the town. National Cycle Network route 70 is … [more]

The dropped kerb allows cycle access onto the White Cart path, but for crossing going to Pollok Country Park, it is either go diagonally to the central reservation gap, or ride along the footway to the signalled crossing halfway to the next … [more]

Leeds Road, Bradford

One of a number of missing speed cushions on Carlibar Road, and yes, a driver did swerve onto the other side of the road to take advantage of it.

Wythenshawe Manchester Gawsworth Road . Path with correct NO MOTOR VEHICLES signs. Sign is slightly out of position on Left and sign on Right si sun bleached

York Road, Leeds from a car A64

Traffic at the Kelburn Street/Neilston Road junction. This is the nearest dropped kerb to the sign in #194605, and there are no shared-use signs further down the hill. Some sides of the crossing have toucan crossing displays, others do not, … [more]

Novers Hill - no footway

Novers Hill - no footway

Novers Hill - no footway, 7.5 tonne limit, except for access.

Roundabout Hengrove Park

Approaching Hengrove Way roundabout 40mph, cyclists dismount.

This Hengrove Way push button is covered in a layer of grime.

[UPDATE: 1.6.23 Reply from CYC: The current status of your report is: closed. The problem has been inspected and no follow up work is required.][Image taken 27.5.23] Skeldergate close to the junction with Fetter Lane, York. Red box: the … [more]

Markings on the road - very low quality cycling provision. Motor vehicles blocking the footway.

New road and roundabout on the edge of Miercurea Ciuc with no cycling provision at all, or even pedestrian crossings.

Pedestrian killed by royal escort Early report https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-65554648 Dies after coma https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-65691643

[Image taken 22.5.23] RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate. Not only is the cycle parking not signposted either from Otley Road, anywhere along Crag Lane, or when you are almost at it (see: #194219) but the road … [more]

Cycles crossing from Wellington Street to Waterloo Bridge have an awkward merge.

Horribly narrow advisory cycle lanes in Great North Road at a pinch point. Taken from a rail replacement bus service.

It's great that there's a crossing on this route towards the station, but it's actually very dangerous if you don't know it - the outer bits are on slip roads where traffic gives way to pedestrians, but the central bit is controlled by … [more]

[UPDATE: a) The wand was still missing on 19.6.23 when I took new photos here: #195235; b) On 19.5.23 the wand was still where it was in this image. To stop it being an eyesore and possibly a hazard, I took it to Hazel Court (the recycling … [more]

What on earth is going on here? Or rather not going on - this zebra crossing has been closed for about 5 months, maybe because some tactile paving is missing.

[Image taken 14.5.23] New Lane direction of Malton Road, Huntington / York. Clutter. Too many signs when road users need to understand what is happening, what to expect, what is expected of them and to be able to concentrate on what is … [more]

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