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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“Bike box!”; Streetfilms points lens on Portland’s green space

by on June 27th, 2008 at 8:28 am

State officials endorse Portland’s bike boxes

by on May 16th, 2008 at 10:48 am

Tribune article forces PDOT to defend bike boxes

by on May 2nd, 2008 at 12:09 pm

Two more bike boxes spring up

by on April 1st, 2008 at 3:07 pm

Meet ‘Mr. Smooth’, PDOT’s new bike box spokesman

by on March 26th, 2008 at 7:21 pm

Police “very pleased” with bike box compliance

by on March 26th, 2008 at 10:44 am

Police begin enforcement of new bike box

by on March 25th, 2008 at 8:02 am

PDOT announces bike box press event; will unveil educational video

by on March 20th, 2008 at 1:27 pm

The new bike box: What do you think so far?

by on March 18th, 2008 at 9:45 am

Police plan bike box enforcement strategy

by on March 17th, 2008 at 2:09 pm