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Simple Nature
07-28-2007, 09:29 AM
This is an article that was posted on the Bent Rider forum. I've never noticed if this was actually implemented in Portland. Please have aquick look at this link:

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0831/p14s02-ussc.html

That article is from Aug-31st, 2005 BTW

tvhwy
07-28-2007, 09:34 AM
NW 18th between Burnside and about Everett, for one.

Simple Nature
07-28-2007, 09:07 PM
I can see that one on a google map but it looks like a normal bike lane, not a shared car/bike lane.

the Wumpus
07-28-2007, 09:32 PM
There's something like that in Vancouver. Yes, Washington. Really!

http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&ll=45.629105,-122.579449&spn=0.001064,0.002167&t=k&z=19&om=1

See those little arrow shaped smudges? These look a little different, it's a bike in an arrow. Seems a little strange having them for a couple of blocks in the middle of a neighborhood. But 11th Street does make a nice connection between 98th Avenue and 86th depending on where you're headed. That's how I found 'em!

Simple Nature
07-29-2007, 10:07 AM
That's the idea, yes. It seems to have something to do with completing contiguous bike routes throughout metropolitan bike planning areas.

tvhwy
07-29-2007, 09:15 PM
I can see that one on a google map but it looks like a normal bike lane, not a shared car/bike lane.

Nope, the right lane on that part of 18th is shared. It's covered by trees on Google Maps satellite view.