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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

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