Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: West Coast
Bikes: custom built, sannino, beachbike, giant trance x2
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 291 Post(s)
Originally Posted by Serge *******
no, and what's your point?
That your comment of "supposed to be 6 inches wide" does not keep a municipality from trying something not in the MUTCD, which harkens way back to the "definition" of a bike lane. What is in the standards or what is "supposed to be used" may not in fact what is "everywhere."
Some things simply work better than others... a cell phone is not always just a cell phone. (or a cigar is not always just a cigar... )
Yes, (and I just know you are going to bring this up) in the strickest sense "a bike lane is just a line on the road..." but how that line is incorporated into the roadway and enhanced by signs and other markings can indeed make the difference between a very successful, thoroughly enjoyable Bike Lane, and one that just meets "specs."