[Tagging] designated bike lane

john at jfeldredge.com john at jfeldredge.com
Mon Jan 3 04:54:57 GMT 2011

Two feet wide is about what I had estimated by looking at the photograph, which is why I commented that the bicycle might fit into the bike lane, but part of the rider would have to extend over the line into the automobile lane.  Your wheels would be more-or-less atop the lane divider stripe.

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Subject :Re: [Tagging] designated bike lane
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Date  :Sun Jan 02 22:41:09 America/Chicago 2011

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 10:52 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> Not having a sense of depth, I'd guess in the narrow spot it's about 4
> feet wide, which is, believe it or not, the federal minimum width for
> bike lanes (though I wish Ray would hurry up and adopt Oregon's 6 foot
> lanes and make them mandatory to receive highway funding...)

Google's measurement tool gives more like 2 feet.

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 10:49 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> I would call the highway department every day until they fix what they
> screwed up.


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