Advocacy & Safety - What are Sharrows and do what want them in my town?
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I just got a LAB email that linked me to this...
I had never heard of sharrows before. It looks VC,
is there some hidden gotcha?
I don't think the article ever made the point. I suppose "sharrow" is a combinant form of the words "Sharing" and "Arrows." :)
09-20-05, 10:39 PM
I had never heard of sharrows before. It looks VC, is there some hidden gotcha? FYI: Fred Oswald's Best Practices (http://www.labreform.org/bestpractice.html) page has some interesting info about sharrows in the Stripeless Bikelanes section.
09-21-05, 02:26 AM
There was a previous disscussion just the other week that might shed some light:
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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