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Old 03-28-08, 11:49 AM   #1
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The Stupidest Bike Lane

The Stupidest Bike Lane

A bike lane that goes less than a city block in Westwood. That would make me feel a lot safer in L.A.
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Old 03-28-08, 11:58 AM   #2
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it puts you right in the door zone, UR better off after it ends.
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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.
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Old 03-28-08, 12:28 PM   #4
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Time to paint your own???

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Old 03-28-08, 03:07 PM   #5
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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.

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Old 03-28-08, 04:36 PM   #6
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That's nothing. In Melbourne, FL, there's a bike lane that's only 50 feet long.
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Might be the stupidest in the US, but not in the world.

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Old 03-28-08, 05:02 PM   #8
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This one looks good too.

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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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