Can Color Make Bike Lanes Safer?

A Portland study shows that bicyclists feel 50% safer when biking in a solid blue bike lane rather than just the classic dotted line. Could color make that much of a difference?

Apparently so. In a study we pointed to back in September, the University of Leeds discovered that bike lanes make drivers more likely to crowd bicyclists. Treehugger suggests that maybe the solid-colored lanes are the answer.

Full Story: Are Blue Bikelanes Better than Black?


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