Protected Intersections For Bicyclists on Vimeo

Protected bike lanes are the latest approach US cities
are taking to help their residents get around by bike. But these
protected lanes lose their buffer separation at intersections, reducing
the comfort and safety for people riding.

What the protected bike lane needs is the protected intersection.

This proposal presents a vision for a safe, clear intersection design
that improves conditions for all users. Proper design of refuge
islands, crossing position and signal timing can create a intersection
that people of all ages and abilities would feel safe in.

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