Bike Boxes

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Feds Finally Onboard With Bike Boxes

The federal government officially downgraded the safety risk of installing bike boxes at intersections.

October 18, 2016 - Streetsblog USA

Nashville's New Bike-Friendly Bonafides: Bike Boxes

Bike boxes, a European import, may not have received as much attention other novel bike facilities such as protected bike lanes, but they are spreading. Nashville's first bike box accompanies a road diet and buffered bike lanes.

September 10, 2014 - The Tennessean

U.S. Traffic Engineering Manual Closer to Adopting Bike Design Features

Bicycle facilities, such as contraflow lanes, extensions of bike lanes through intersections, and bike boxes, inched toward official approval from the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

July 22, 2014 - Streetsblog USA

Santa Barbara sidewalk

Caltrans Really Is Becoming More Bike and Walk Friendly

News flash: California has become only the third state to endorse the National Association of City Transportation Officials’ (NACTO) Urban Street Design Guidelines to enable more walk and bike friendly projects such as protected bike lanes.

April 12, 2014 - NACTO

Bike Signal on the Hornby Separated Bike Lane in Vancouver

Possibly Coming to a City Near You: Bike Boxes, Bike Traffic Signals

Bike boxes and bike traffic signals can greatly assist cyclists in navigating through intersections where the majority of bike-motor vehicle collisions occur. A key advisory committee may recommend official acceptance, which would green-light them.

December 24, 2013 - Streetsblog

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