Bike Boxes

Special Coverage of Bike Boxes
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Bike boxes are a new roadway engineering treatment being used by the City of Portland Office of Transportation to improve bike safety at intersections. They are intended to improve awareness and visibility of cyclists and to help prevent dangerous “right-hook” collisions.

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ODOT: Bike conflict markings, bike boxes – but no bike lanes – through Barbur Crossroads

by on May 21st, 2021 at 2:18 pm

Woman injured in right hook at NE Couch and Grand

by on September 15th, 2010 at 9:25 am

City unveils list of 11 new bike box locations

by on September 14th, 2010 at 6:40 pm

PSU evaluation finds that bike boxes work

by on September 14th, 2010 at 2:51 pm

PBOT confirms last year’s record low traffic crash, fatality numbers

by on April 2nd, 2009 at 12:17 pm

With bike boxes, the color is key

by on November 13th, 2008 at 4:39 pm

First look: New green bike lanes in Rose Quarter Transit Center

by on October 15th, 2008 at 10:36 am

FHWA wants Portland to test un-colored bike boxes

by on July 28th, 2008 at 3:20 pm

A bittersweet bike box

by on July 3rd, 2008 at 10:16 am

Video: Another reason to “Get behind the bike box”

by on July 1st, 2008 at 3:17 pm