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Old 10-29-09, 12:00 PM
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Question for Ann Arbor MI commuters

I work 9am-9pm 4 days a week so its dark on the way home. I stopped commuting because i really don't feel safe on the road at night even with my lights. I don't mind being on roads for a little bit. How would you guys get from I-94 and Huron/Whittaker (exit 183) to I-94 and state street. Before i was taking Textile to Carpenter to Elsworth to State.
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Textile to Carpenter to Ellsworth to State still sounds like your best bet

Alternatives depending on traffic and time:

Huron to Michigan to Ellsworth - I do Ellsworth to Michigan problem - at 5:30 am. Crappy road surface and with cars it would not be fun

Huron to Cross to Packard - better as there is a designated bike lane for a fair amount on Packard - until you come to Carpenter then you're on the "bike route on sidewalk" (Ann Arbor is such a freaking joke in this respect, I'm always tempted to go around and remove all of these signs)

Depending on whether you're taking Packard or Eisenhower for your last leg might make this more attractive (Packard past the split has a proper bike lane again)
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