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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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    Quote Originally Posted by late
    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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