Should state DOTs prefer bicycle lanes or wide curb lanes?
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Should state DOTs prefer bicycle lanes or wide curb lanes?

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Published by Arizona Dept. of Transportation, Available through the National Technical Information Service in Phoenix, Ariz, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Bicycle trails -- Evaluation,
  • Curbs -- Evaluation,
  • Bicycle lanes,
  • Roads -- Design and construction,
  • Traffic accidents -- Arizona

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by A. L. Dennison.
SeriesFinal report -- 598, Final report (Arizona. Dept. of Transportation) -- 598.
ContributionsArizona. Dept. of Transportation.
LC ClassificationsTE301 .D46 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23839158M
LC Control Number2009437540

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The Federal Highway Administration wants to clear the air: Yes, state and local transportation agencies should use federal money to construct high-quality biking and walking infrastructure. State and local DOTs deploy an array of excuses to avoid building designs like protected bike lanes. “It’s not in the manual” is a ://   The AASHTO Bike Guide: An Overview Presentation by: Jennifer Toole, AICP, ASLA Peter Lagerwey ÂState DOTs ÂBasis for State Guides or Standards ÂLocal Jurisdictions ÂUse State version of the using wide curb lanes as a standard solution The ACT Road Rules Handbook is written and compiled by the Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic. Coloured bicycle lanes at intersections are to remind motorists that this section of the roadway is a travel lane for bicycle riders. The marking highlights the existence of the ‘bicycle lane’ A wide central median strip may allow a   Web view. The AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities states that "rumble strips are not recommended on shoulders used by bicyclists unless there is a minimum clear path of 4 feet from the rumble strip to the outside edge of a paved shoulder, or 5 feet to the adjacent curb, guardrail, or other obstacle." Many DOTs have policies or