Eyes on the Street: Portland Bike Boxes

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Not only are Portland, Oregon’s new bike boxes to be accompanied by a motorist safety campaign, they’re also making them hard for drivers to miss at street level. Note the "Get Behind It" sign to the right.

Compare the Portland version to a New York bike box:

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Could this be the model for bike safety facilities in LA’s new Bike Master Plan?

Photos: BikePortland.org/Flickr
[Portland], Ian Dutton [New York]

Story by Brad Aaron

  • What a great idea. The bright green paint further guides cars and bikers.

  • Bike’s are for recreation and exercise. They do not belong on our auto roadways and they definitely do not deserve any of our precious road paint.

    Love,

    Mr. Car Culture

  • Bikes are for recreation and exercise. They do not belong on our auto roadways and they definitely do not deserve any of our precious road paint.

    Love,

    Mr. Car Culture

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