Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) A traffic diverter is a barrier placed in an intersection to prevent auto traffic from going through it. The goal is to make certain streets less attractive to auto drivers and reduce auto traffic volumes overall. So, when it’s relatively easy to drive through … Read more
The lane redesign isn’t done yet, but the change is already impacting traffic.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Yesterday I got two separate reader emails about the same issue just a few hours apart. Whenever that happens it gets my attention. In this case, the issue is the increased amount of auto traffic diversion onto NE Rodney … Read more
A full median diverter would allow people on bikes to pass through, but would prohibit left turns by drivers from northbound on Michigan onto Rosa Parks and the I-5 freeway one block to the west.