Advisory Bike Lanes in North America

Publication Year:
2017
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https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/trec_seminar/131
Author(s):
Williams, Michael
Tags:
Urban transportation; Cyclists -- Services for; Transportation -- Planning; Bicycle lanes; Transportation; Transportation Engineering; Urban Studies
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Despite being used successfully for decades in Europe, Advisory Bike Lanes are an emerging facility type in North America and can be an effective tool for communities wishing to provide bicycle lanes on streets that are otherwise too narrow to accommodate them. This talk will introduce the concept and operation of advisory bike lanes and look at some lessons learned from the early installations of this facility in the U.S. and Canada.