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Old 09-20-05, 04:13 PM   #1
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What are Sharrows and do what want them in my town?

Hi,
I just got a LAB email that linked me to this...
http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0831/p14s02-ussc.html

I had never heard of sharrows before. It looks VC,
is there some hidden gotcha?
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I don't think the article ever made the point. I suppose "sharrow" is a combinant form of the words "Sharing" and "Arrows."
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I had never heard of sharrows before. It looks VC, is there some hidden gotcha?
FYI: Fred Oswald's Best Practices page has some interesting info about sharrows in the Stripeless Bikelanes section.
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There was a previous disscussion just the other week that might shed some light:
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Now I know what my avatar is called!

I thought it meant it was OK to bicycle indoors.

These are the "sharrows" in my hometown of Corona, CA.

I like them because they don't tie us into a bike lane in the door zone.

I believe they do increase the awareness of motorists, but I know I will get some disagreement on this.
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