[Tagging] Tagging for streets with sharrows?

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Fri Aug 20 18:41:42 BST 2010


On 08/16/2010 04:06 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 12:27:30 -0400, Anthony wrote:
> 
>> But it's not effectively the same thing.  If it were, sharrows wouldn't
>> have ever been invented.
> 
> Not true, the old-style "BIKE ROUTE" signs no longer appear in the 
> current MUTCD (thus are being phased out nationwide).  

Oh really?
http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/2009/part9/part9b.htm#figure9B04 suggests
otherwise.  It’s described there as a “Bike Route Guide” sign, D11-1.

> Sharrows and 
> bicycle guidance signs giving destinations of routes replace the old 
> style signs.  Otherwise, there is no difference between the old Bike 
> Route signs and the new pavement and signage markings.

[citation needed]

—Alex Mauer “hawke”

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