Recent Changes for "Bike Lanes" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_LanesRecent Changes of the page "Bike Lanes" on Davis Wiki.en-us Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2011-08-09 09:09:27RussellReagan <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> ["Fifth Street"] and ["Russell Blvd."] east of ["Pole Line Road"]. In Downtown (A to L Streets), use any other street like 4th, 3rd, or 8th to get across this busy section. Between Pole Line and L, and west of A Street, there is a bike path parallel to the street on the south side. Use caution at driveways and intersections, where turning or crossing cars may not be expecting or looking out for approaching bikes. Along most of the sections with the bike path, it's not as narrow as it is through downtown, and thus it's just as safe as most urban thoroughfares to ride a bike along the street. Not to mention that it's legal to do this on any street (and even on some rural freeways). Bikes are prohibited only on most freeways. </td> <td> <span>+ *</span> ["Fifth Street"] and ["Russell Blvd."] east of ["Pole Line Road"]. In Downtown (A to L Streets), use any other street like 4th, 3rd, or 8th to get across this busy section. Between Pole Line and L, and west of A Street, there is a bike path parallel to the street on the south side. Use caution at driveways and intersections, where turning or crossing cars may not be expecting or looking out for approaching bikes. Along most of the sections with the bike path, it's not as narrow as it is through downtown, and thus it's just as safe as most urban thoroughfares to ride a bike along the street. Not to mention that it's legal to do this on any street (and even on some rural freeways). Bikes are prohibited only on most freeways. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * ["Orchard Road"] between LaRue and ["Orchard Park Drive"] had bike lanes painted on it temporarily circa 2008. Then the lanes were deleted after it was pointed out that the edge of the road had some dangerous bumps due to tree roots, and bicyclists were safer taking the lane and riding closer to the middle of the street.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2011-08-09 09:03:39RussellReagan <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The ["5th Street redesign"] promises to add bike lanes to Fifth between A and L Streets. In all likelihood, bike lanes also will be striped east to Pole Line when this occurs.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2011-08-09 08:59:26RussellReagan <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Most major roads have bike lanes, with the exception of ["Fifth Street"]. Residential streets often don't have bike lanes, but have so little traffic to begin with that they're not really necessary. Additionally, most country roads that leave town also have bike lanes, a<span>nd it's not un</span>comm<span>on to hear of people commuting</span> by bike from nearby towns like ["Dixon"], ["Woodland"] or ["Winters"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Most major roads have bike lanes, with the exception of ["Fifth Street<span>"] and ["Russell Boulevard</span>"]. Residential streets often don't have bike lanes, but have so little traffic to begin with that they're not really necessary. Additionally, most country roads that leave town also have bike lanes, a<span>&nbsp;few people </span>comm<span>ute</span> by bike from nearby towns like ["Dixon"], ["Woodland"] or ["Winters"].<span>&nbsp;Certain roads leading to Dixon and Woodland have been widened (completed in 2003 and 2009, respectively) with bike lanes. But the road conditions vary along these routes, especially closer to Woodland.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- List any bike lane-less streets here, along with any alternate route you know of.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Some of the more notable streets without bike lanes...</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ["Fifth Street"] in Downtown (A to L Streets). Just use any other street like 4th, 3rd, or 8th to get across this busy section.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ["Fifth Street"] and ["Russell Blvd."] east of ["Pole Line Road"]. In Downtown (A to L Streets), use any other street like 4th, 3rd, or 8th to get across this busy section. Between Pole Line and L, and west of A Street, there is a bike path parallel to the street on the south side. Use caution at driveways and intersections, where turning or crossing cars may not be expecting or looking out for approaching bikes. Along most of the sections with the bike path, it's not as narrow as it is through downtown, and thus it's just as safe as most urban thoroughfares to ride a bike along the street. Not to mention that it's legal to do this on any street (and even on some rural freeways). Bikes are prohibited only on most freeways.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2010-01-27 10:18:18JevanGrayWhen crossing a bike lane to make a turn driver should drive in the bike lane <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * You are not allowed to drive in a bike lane, unless you are making a right-hand turn, at which point you can merge near your turn. If you do this, you really do need to check your side-view mirrors and blind spot.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * You are not allowed to drive in a bike lane, unless you are making a right-hand turn, at which point you must merge before your turn. When you do this, you really do need to check your side-view mirrors and blind spot.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-10-22 20:15:33DouglasHallComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-10-22 21:15:33'' [[nbsp]] Be Happy you guys have such an incredibly friendly bike town! I live over in Sonoma County and am really just getting into biking in my fifties. A lot of the roads over here are just brutal to ride on. You're really lucky to have a bike lane and when you do, it's only about 3 feet wide. I was amazed to see bike lanes on 8th, etc that seemed like 6 or more feet wide! --["Users/DouglasHall"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-10-22 14:01:34DavidGrundler <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * If a cyclist is keeping up with the flow of traffic on a street with a bike lane, the cyclist may ride in the standard lane.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-06-28 00:27:14BrentLaabsooh, a street without a bike lane <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ["Fifth Street"] in Downtown (A to L Streets). Just use any other street like 4th, 3rd, or 8th to get across this busy section.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-06-27 21:27:15BrettHallLonger edit! Stay away from doors! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Be sure to avoid the door zone when passing parallel-parked cars. There are many places downtown where bike lane is adjacent to parked cars, and riders should stay far enough left to avoid being hit by doors flung open by unwatchful car occupants.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-06-27 21:24:53BrettHall(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Thus, slower cyclists should stay as close to the curb as <span>po</span>ss<span>ibl</span>e<span>&nbsp;1)</span> to let faster cyclists pass and <span>2) </span>avoid getting hit by a car. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Thus, slower cyclists should stay as close to the curb as <span>i</span>s<span>&nbsp;</span>s<span>af</span>e to let faster cyclists pass and avoid getting hit by a car. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-06-27 20:40:48MaryLieth <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Ideally, cycle in bike lanes much as you would in a car: </td> <td> <span>+</span> Ideally, cycle in bike lanes much as you would <span>drive </span>in a car: </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-06-27 20:40:12MaryLieththe seed has bloomed! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ =Streets with Bike Lanes=<br> + Most major roads have bike lanes, with the exception of ["Fifth Street"]. Residential streets often don't have bike lanes, but have so little traffic to begin with that they're not really necessary. Additionally, most country roads that leave town also have bike lanes, and it's not uncommon to hear of people commuting by bike from nearby towns like ["Dixon"], ["Woodland"] or ["Winters"].<br> + <br> + =Streets Without Bike Lanes=<br> + List any bike lane-less streets here, along with any alternate route you know of.<br> + <br> + =Cycling Etiquette=<br> + Ideally, cycle in bike lanes much as you would in a car:<br> + * Ride single-file, and in a straight, predictable line.<br> + * Faster cyclists should pass on the left (closer to the car lane) when it is safe to do so.<br> + * Thus, slower cyclists should stay as close to the curb as possible 1) to let faster cyclists pass and 2) avoid getting hit by a car.<br> + <br> + =Driving Etiquette=<br> + For folks from areas without a significant cycling population, you may have to review some laws that you last heard about years ago in drivers ed.<br> + * You are not allowed to drive in a bike lane, unless you are making a right-hand turn, at which point you can merge near your turn. If you do this, you really do need to check your side-view mirrors and blind spot.<br> + * On streets with no bike lanes (like ["Fifth Street"]), cyclists are allowed to use the full lane.<br> + * Even though many streets have bike lanes, sometimes they are not wide enough to accommodate cyclists and cars parked curbside. Additionally, there may be other obstructions in the bike lane, like ["Green Waste" yard waste] or ["Recycling" recycling bins]. Thus, drivers should keep an eye on the bike lane so that cyclists that veer onto the main road don't get hit.<br> + <br> + =Bike Lane Construction Projects=</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Include(Seed)]]<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-04-12 04:35:56JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis was the first city in America to have bike lanes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis was the first city in America to have <span>modern </span>bike lanes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-04-11 19:08:09PhilipNeustromfirst city in america to have bike lanes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Davis was the first city in America to have bike lanes.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-04-11 19:03:28JeremyOgulhey look it's a bike lane! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(bikelane.jpg, thumbnail)]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Include(PhotoRequest)]]<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-04-11 19:02:00JeremyOgulUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes?action=Files&do=view&target=bikelane.jpg">bikelane.jpg</a>.Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-01-20 11:13:09JasonAlleroops <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ["</span>The City of Davis"] has many '''Bike Lanes''' for ["Bicycling" bicyclists] to use. The ["Bicycle History Presentation"] covers the historic development of these lanes. In addition to the bike lanes there are ["Bike Paths"], ["Greenbelts"], ["Bike Overpasses"], ["Bike Tunnels"] and many other resources for ["bicycles"] in town. </td> <td> <span>+ </span>The <span>["</span>City of Davis"] has many '''Bike Lanes''' for ["Bicycling" bicyclists] to use. The ["Bicycle History Presentation"] covers the historic development of these lanes. In addition to the bike lanes there are ["Bike Paths"], ["Greenbelts"], ["Bike Overpasses"], ["Bike Tunnels"] and many other resources for ["bicycles"] in town. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Laneshttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Lanes2008-01-20 11:12:56JasonAllerstarting the page as a seed -- yet another bike hub page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Lanes<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ["The City of Davis"] has many '''Bike Lanes''' for ["Bicycling" bicyclists] to use. The ["Bicycle History Presentation"] covers the historic development of these lanes. In addition to the bike lanes there are ["Bike Paths"], ["Greenbelts"], ["Bike Overpasses"], ["Bike Tunnels"] and many other resources for ["bicycles"] in town.<br> + <br> + * ["Hutchison Drive Bike Lanes"]<br> + <br> + [[Include(Seed)]]<br> + <br> + [[Include(PhotoRequest)]]<br> + <br> + [[Comments]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>