Staff working on TriMet’s Division Transit Project dropped a bit of a bombshell at the end of an advisory committee meeting earlier this week: They plan to build protected intersections at SE 122nd, 148th, and 162nd. Protected intersections are a big deal. They are considered the safest way to handle bicycle traffic at what’s typically … Read more
A Portland planner’s concept for a way to almost completely eliminate bike-car conflicts from American intersections got its first road test in Minneapolis this month.
How can U.S. planners and engineers bring the safety of a protected bike lane all the way to — and through — an intersection? Portlander Nick Falbo thinks he’s found the answer.