Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on September 6th, 2007 at 9:28 am
The new, double-wide bike lane on SE Madison Ave that I reported about last week is now fully complete.
The new markings include side-by-side bike lane symbols to denote the passing lane and skip-striping both where the lane widens (and then narrows) and to separate the slow and fast lanes.
It was great to watch morning commuters fall right in to place; slower riders on the right, speedsters on the left!
When I stopped by to shoot these photos this morning, PDOT traffic engineer Scott Batson was there doing the same. I asked if the city has plans to do any more of these. He said at this point they don’t, but given how well these work and how popular they are I’m sure we’ll see more of them in the future.