Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: 55th, 63rd, Arapahoe, bike lanes, Boulder, cycletracks, Folsom Street, Iris STreet, right-sizing
Turns out that new street treatments on Folsom will not continue through the part of town where they are most needed.
A controversial plan to remove vehicle lanes to allow for wider bike lanes on four major streets in Boulder will move forward on three of them: Folsom Street, Iris Avenue and 63rd Street.
A few minutes before midnight, after hearing testimony from roughly 80 people, the City Council voted 7-2 to support the “right-sizing” plan that was developed as a pilot program as part of the Living Laboratory bike facilities project.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Art of Cycling, bicycling, bike lanes, city planning, cycletracks, cycling infrastructure, protected bike lanes, urban cycling
Full report here (pdf): http://ppms.otrec.us/media/project_files/NITC-RR-583_ProtectedLanes_FinalReportb.pdf
Very low rates of near-misses at signalized intersections…but the study does fall apart a bit when you put it under the microscope.