[Talk-us] Identifying bike lanes (Re: LA and other license changeover challenged areas.)

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 03:19:22 GMT 2012

On 1/30/2012 8:38 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> Many in Multnomah County only have diamonds, no arrows, no other
> markings, with a ◊ RIGHT LANE BIKE ONLY sign**every half mile or every
> block, whichever comes first, with BIKE ONLY markings and arrows only at
> the intersections.  I think they grandfathered themselves in, newer
> lanes and other counties replace ◊ with 🚲 (bicycle symbol); prior to
> the middle of last decade, bike lanes only had diamonds and occasionally
> said BIKE ONLY.

Yes, if there's a sign then the lane doesn't need any special markings. 
I'm talking about a local case where, if I remember correctly, there are 
no signs and a pseudo-bike lane with a diamond and arrow only.

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