Northern California - The Stupidest Bike Lane
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The Stupidest Bike Lane (http://www.slatev.com/player.html?id=1475273846)
A bike lane that goes less than a city block in Westwood. That would make me feel a lot safer in L.A.
it puts you right in the door zone, UR better off after it ends.
03-28-08, 01:05 PM
California DOT distinguishes types of bike lanes as Class I, II, or III.
I = completely separated from the roadway, like a MUP.
II = stripe on the road with signage saying "bike lane"
III = no special bike accomodations but signage for "bike route"
I think a city gets a little extra money from the state for street construction and maintenance if they have a class II bike lane so that might be why this one-block lane is there... money.
Time to paint your own???
03-28-08, 04:07 PM
This kind of stuff is pretty common out here in the suburbs. Often towns will have lanes that dump you into the next town in a place you don't want to be, or lanes that just end.
Such is life
Around here the trails just end, but you find them picking up around the corner, down a block.
I should video some for this guy.
03-28-08, 05:36 PM
That's nothing. In Melbourne, FL, there's a bike lane that's only 50 feet long.
03-28-08, 05:44 PM
Might be the stupidest in the US, but not in the world.
03-28-08, 06:02 PM
This one looks good too.
There's at least one that's less than a quarter the length of the one in the video in Elk Grove.
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