Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Sharrows

Sharrows Coming to Hermosa Beach

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Photo: Ron Felsing/Flickr On July 28th 2009, the City of Hermosa Beach approved its Bikeways Master Plan. Hermosa Beach is a 1.7-square-mile South Bay city with a population of about 20,000. Their bike plan is a one-page map in a 5-page staff report, done in-house. Hermosa’s City Council meeting videos and documents are very conveniently archived and indexed on the […]

City, Bike Coalition, Moving on Sharrows

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Image: C.I.C.L.E. The Los Angeles County Bike Coalition reports that funding is finally in place for the Sharrows pilot program for L.A.’s streets, half a decade after the LACBC began their Sharrows Campaign.  A group of funders have pooled their dollars to fund the Sharrows on a couple of Los Angeles’ roads, but just because […]

Let’s Name the Long Beach Shared Lanes

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Photo: Russ Roca Photography The new Sharrowed and painted travel lanes in Long Beach have caused quite a stir; but the relatively new concept of painting a shared-lane has yet to draw a catchy adn easy-to-use name.  Since Streetsbloggers are nothing if not inventive, I was thinking that we could do our part by coming […]