[Tagging] designated bike lane

john at jfeldredge.com john at jfeldredge.com
Sat Jan 1 17:10:19 GMT 2011

It does look like, even if the bicycle itself fit entirely within the bike lane, the left side of the rider's body would be over the line into the driving lane.  I remember once seeing a photograph of a bike lane in Holland that was even worse; the lane narrowed to less than a foot wide, along the very brink of a canal.

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Subject :Re: [Tagging] designated bike lane
From  :mailto:osm at inbox.org
Date  :Sat Jan 01 10:52:48 America/Chicago 2011

On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:
> By trying to objectively tag the reality (not entirely possible of
> course), we also avoid all the debates about what is and isn't safe in
> general, and where the dividing line is.

In this case I'm not even sure it's physically possible for a bicycle
to fit in the supposed bicycle lane, let alone safe.

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