Monday, October 09, 2006

University Ave Bike Lane

Bike Lane Design Screw Up
Notice the narrow lane with the drain grate

Miles Ridden: 11.8

Pink Flamingo
Pink Flamingo

4 Comments:

Blogger mike said...

is that a left hand side bike lane on a one-way street? is the bike lane one-way as well?

anyway, i'm not a real big fan of bike lanes.

3:22 PM  
Blogger Dan said...

Yep, it's a left side lane on a one way street. It's not on the right side because of the bus stop - I guess. I'm not a big fan either, but I find some drivers expect a rider to use one if it's there.

(To which I answer - too bad!)

8:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bike lanes are great!

They increase bicycle ridership and make the roads safer for everyone. What's not to like?

9:02 PM  
Blogger Dan said...

I would agree that some bike lanes can help with both safety and the feeling of safety. I use them often. However, lanes on the left side make me nervous because drivers (especially those turning onto the road from a sideroad or alley) don't expect bikes to be there.

5:53 AM  

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