Recent Streetsblog CALIFORNIA posts about protected bike lanes

CalBike Reminds Local Leaders: It’s Okay to Build Protected Bike Lanes

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The California Bicycle Coalition launched an unusual campaign this week to inform local leaders that building protected bikeways is not only allowed, but encouraged. In the past designing and building separated or protected bike lanes was deemed too difficult or impossible because of Caltrans’ disapproval. The state planning department, although it doesn’t control every local […]
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Long Beach Celebrates New Protected Bike Lanes On Artesia Boulevard

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Long Beach celebrated its newest protected bike lane facility this morning. The Artesia Boulevard bike lanes extend half a mile from Atlantic Boulevard to Orange Avenue. The lanes are parking-protected, and feature green plastic reflective bollards, rubber curbs, and intermittent green pavement markings. The majority of the new lanes are parking-protected, meaning that cyclists ride […]
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AASHTO’s Draft Bikeway Guide Includes Protected Bike Lanes and More

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Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities connect high-comfort biking networks. As the most influential U.S. transportation engineering organization rewrites its bike guide, there seems to be general agreement that protected bike lanes should be included for the first time. A review panel appointed by the American […]