[Tagging] How to tag an unsigned bike lane?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 23:06:43 BST 2010


On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 10:31 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/8/23 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
>> Hell no. That would be a parking lane, not suitable for cycling.
>> Picture a typical bike lane; now remove all signage and markings
>> calling it a bike lane. Here's an example:
>> http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=28.332798,-81.491435&spn=0.001929,0.00515&t=k&z=19&layer=c&cbll=28.332797,-81.491264&panoid=s34bEpDWqe-ThdTF0X38uQ&cbp=12,103.59,,0,2.84
>
> what does actually make you believe it is intended for bicycles if
> there is no signs and no road markings? Couldn't it just as well be
> for horses, skateboards, pedestrians, snow mobiles, motorbikes, dogs
> or whatever?

The way the solid line becomes dashed at the beginning of the right
turn lane, with a solid line on each side of the narrow strip
approaching the intersection, is standard bike lane design in Florida
and one of several recommended by the feds:
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/pedbike/05085/chapt15.cfm#fig1511



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