Recent Changes for "Bike Signal" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_SignalRecent Changes of the page "Bike Signal" on Davis Wiki.en-us Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2012-10-04 14:54:42OhHey <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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>+ <br> + http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/traffic_lights.gif<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2011-08-20 23:05:32BruceHansenno right turn symbol at Russell/Sycamore <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the bike signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the bike signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. <span>A symbol for No Right Turn illuminates for the cars on Sycamore facing Russell. </span>Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2011-08-20 10:43:12WilliamLewisRevert to version 37 (spam). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["Users/JaimeRaba"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these <span>signals </span>at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["Users/JaimeRaba"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- http://www.signalsforex.org/</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2011-08-20 09:43:38JohnMolos <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these <span>&lt;span class="plainlinks"&gt;[http://www.signalsforex.org/&lt;span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important;background:none!important; text-decoration:none;"&gt;signals&lt;/span&gt;] </span>at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["Users/JaimeRaba"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["Users/JaimeRaba"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ http://www.signalsforex.org/</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2011-08-20 09:42:58JohnMolos <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these <span>signals</span> at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["Users/JaimeRaba"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these <span>&lt;span class="plainlinks"&gt;[http://www.signalsforex.org/&lt;span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important;background:none!important; text-decoration:none;"&gt;signals&lt;/span&gt;]</span> at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["Users/JaimeRaba"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2009-01-02 18:51:27JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Russell Blvd<span>.</span>"] &amp; ["Sycamore Lane"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Russell B<span>ou</span>l<span>e</span>v<span>ar</span>d"] &amp; ["Sycamore Lane"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Arlington Blvd<span>.</span>" Arlington] &amp; Shasta<br> <span>-</span> * ["Pole Line Rd<span>.</span>"] &amp; ["Loyola Drive"]<br> <span>-</span> * ["Oak Avenue" Oak Ave.] &amp; ["Covell Blvd<span>.</span>"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Arlington B<span>ou</span>l<span>e</span>v<span>ar</span>d" Arlington] &amp; Shasta<br> <span>+</span> * ["Pole Line R<span>oa</span>d"] &amp; ["Loyola Drive"]<br> <span>+</span> * ["Oak Avenue" Oak Ave.] &amp; ["<span>West </span>Covell B<span>ou</span>l<span>e</span>v<span>ar</span>d"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the bike signal is green. <span>&nbsp;</span>You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the bike signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2008-08-08 21:41:37JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- -----</span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["<span>Users/</span>KenBloom"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlenabraham" arlen] </td> <td> <span>+</span> As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["<span>Users/</span>arlenabraham" arlen] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-12 20:13:10'' [[nbsp]] I'd imagine that Hong Kong is the bike capital of the world. We're just the bike capital of the US. --["JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-12 20:13:10'' [[nbsp]] I'd imagine that Hong Kong is the bike capital of the world. We're just the bike capital of the US. --["<span>Users/</span>JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["Users/JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2006-01-05 19:10:51'' [[nbsp]] Any info on *how* old that bike signal at Russell and Sycamore is? --["JoFeuerstein"]<br> - 1990 according to [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/pdfs/2006_BikePlan_withMaps.pdf this city bike plan] {3.5mb pdf} --["EdHenn"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["Users/TravisGrathwell"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these signals at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["JaimeRaba"] </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["Users/JaimeRaba"]<br> + ------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["Users/JaimeRaba"]<br> + ------<br> + ''2006-01-05 19:10:51'' [[nbsp]] Any info on *how* old that bike signal at Russell and Sycamore is? --["Users/JoFeuerstein"]<br> + 1990 according to [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/pdfs/2006_BikePlan_withMaps.pdf this city bike plan] {3.5mb pdf} --["Users/EdHenn"]<br> + ------<br> +</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these signals at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it might not be up to code... but it would be worth checking out. --["<span>Users/</span>JaimeRaba"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 45: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-05-05 10:49:57'' [[nbsp]] Okay, this is really not hard evidence, but for example the College Town of Leuven (Belgium) has about 90000 people, but A LOT of bikes, I would contend more than Davis. Check this picture: http://www.theory.informatik.uni-kassel.de/~stamer/WEWoRC2005_pictures/img033.jpeg.html --["JoFeuerstein"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-05-05 10:49:57'' [[nbsp]] Okay, this is really not hard evidence, but for example the College Town of Leuven (Belgium) has about 90000 people, but A LOT of bikes, I would contend more than Davis. Check this picture: http://www.theory.informatik.uni-kassel.de/~stamer/WEWoRC2005_pictures/img033.jpeg.html --["<span>Users/</span>JoFeuerstein"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2007-06-15 10:54:05JoebegoneboyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2007-06-15 11:54:05'' [[nbsp]] Unfortunately biking has been (is?) becoming less popular at Davis - according to Census statistics the fraction of people biking has dropped from a high of 22% to 15% (1990-2000). This does not even beat the national average of the Netherlands (26%) or even Denmark (20%). I'm not sure which city in the world is most bike intensive, in the same article it states that in Groningen (a city in the Netherlands with three times the population of Davis) 37% of all trips are made by bike! We have some catching up to do...<br> + <br> + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis,_California<br> + http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/006824.html --["Users/Joebegoneboy"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2007-04-09 12:34:37EdHenn(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> 1990 according to [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/pdfs/2006_BikePlan_withMaps.pdf this city bike plan] --["EdHenn"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> 1990 according to [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/pdfs/2006_BikePlan_withMaps.pdf this city bike plan] <span>{3.5mb pdf} </span>--["EdHenn"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2007-04-09 12:33:41EdHenn(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ 1990 according to [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/pdfs/2006_BikePlan_withMaps.pdf this city bike plan] --["EdHenn"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-10-02 02:43:19DussonYeung <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(bikesignal.jpg, "Russell and Sycamore", thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(<span>0</span>bikesignal.jpg, "Russell and Sycamore", thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(bikesignal.JPG,<span>&nbsp;</span>"Pole Line and Loyola", thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(bikesignal.JPG,"Pole Line and Loyola", thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Apparently the law gives municipalities the option to provide "appropriate signal indications or changeable message signs . . . to meet the requirements for the variable right-turn mode." In layman's terms, it says that because the right turn is both allowed and prohibited at different times, then the city can install appropriate signs or signals to keep traffic moving safely. The specific law can be found [http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/traffops/signtech/mutcdsupp/ca_mutcd.htm here] in section 4D.07-D. However, there could be more pertinent language that I didn't find. If anyone wants to do more research the specific sign is called a ''blank-out no turn'' sign.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-05-05 09:49:57JoFeuersteinComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(bikesignal.jpg, "Russell and Sycamore")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(bikesignal.jpg, "Russell and Sycamore"<span>, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(bikesignal.JPG, "Pole Line and Loyola")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(bikesignal.JPG, "Pole Line and Loyola"<span>, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-05-05 10:49:57'' [[nbsp]] Okay, this is really not hard evidence, but for example the College Town of Leuven (Belgium) has about 90000 people, but A LOT of bikes, I would contend more than Davis. Check this picture: http://www.theory.informatik.uni-kassel.de/~stamer/WEWoRC2005_pictures/img033.jpeg.html --["JoFeuerstein"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-02-11 16:27:49DussonYeung <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the <span>n</span>ike signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the <span>b</span>ike signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-02-11 16:27:24DussonYeungLinks <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Russell Blvd."] &amp; Sycamore <span>Rd.</span><br> <span>-</span> * Alhambra Dr<span>.</span> &amp; ["Mace Boulevard" Mace Blvd.]<br> <span>-</span> * Arlington &amp; Shasta<br> <span>-</span> * ["Pole Line Rd."] &amp; Loyola Dr<span>.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Russell Blvd."] &amp; <span>["</span>Sycamore <span>Lane"]</span><br> <span>+</span> * <span>["</span>Alhambra Dr<span>ive"]</span> &amp; ["Mace Boulevard" Mace Blvd.]<br> <span>+</span> *<span>&nbsp;["Arlington Blvd."</span> Arlington<span>]</span> &amp; Shasta<br> <span>+</span> * ["Pole Line Rd."] &amp; <span>["</span>Loyola Dr<span>ive"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the <span>nike </span>signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-02-05 09:26:31SteveDavisonCA links lost <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005, but was <span>[http://californiaaggie.com/article/?id=8448 </span>renewed<span>]</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005, but was renewed. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-01-14 14:03:36ArlenAbrahamfixing links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> <span>-</span> As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen<span>abraham</span>"<span>&nbsp;arlen</span>] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-01-06 00:22:43JaimeRaba <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 40: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these signals at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '<span>no turn on red' sign</span>. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal<span>s</span>, but I wonder about the '<span>no turn' sign. So</span>m<span>ehow I don't think it </span>p<span>asses DOT specifications muster</span>... but it would be worth checking out. --["JaimeRaba"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these signals at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky '<span>''no turn on red''' sign at Sycamore</span>. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legal, but I wonder about the '<span>''no turn''' sign. I have a hunch that it </span>m<span>ight not be u</span>p<span>&nbsp;to code</span>... but it would be worth checking out. --["JaimeRaba"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-01-06 00:21:30JaimeRabaComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-01-06 01:21:30'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis, I first encountered one of these signals at night. And I thought-- how funny! One of the lights is in the shape of a bike! It didn't occur to me (despite the shape of the light) that the light was ONLY for bikes. The next day, when all the bikes were lined up in front of it... and and the fact the two lights didn't behave the same way also somehow made sense. Oh, and then there's the funky 'no turn on red' sign. I know there is a special law that makes the bike stoplights legals, but I wonder about the 'no turn' sign. Somehow I don't think it passes DOT specifications muster... but it would be worth checking out. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2006-01-05 18:10:51JoFeuersteinComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-01-05 19:10:51'' [[nbsp]] Any info on *how* old that bike signal at Russell and Sycamore is? --["JoFeuerstein"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-04-13 00:14:20PhilipNeustromlaw renewed <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005<span>.</span> <span>&nbsp;This means tha</span>t <span>you cannot be cited going on a solid green light </span>as<span>&nbsp;a bicycle. Rep. ["Lois Wolk"] is trying to replace the statute as urgent legislation. Source:</span> [http://<span>www.s</span>a<span>cbe</span>e.com/<span>content/poli</span>tic<span>s</span>/<span>story/125</span>8<span>9503p-13</span>44<span>401</span>8<span>c.html</span> <span>Sac B</span>ee]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005<span>,</span> <span>bu</span>t <span>w</span>as [http://<span>c</span>a<span>liforniaaggi</span>e.com/<span>ar</span>tic<span>le</span>/<span>?id=</span>8448 <span>r</span>e<span>n</span>e<span>wed</span>]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-22 10:55:09JabberWokkyRevert to version dated 2005-03-19 17:23:18. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> There<span>[[nbsp]]</span>are<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signals<span>[[nbsp]]</span>at: </td> <td> <span>+</span> There<span>&nbsp;</span>are<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signals<span>&nbsp;</span>at: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Russell Blvd." <span>Russell_Blvd.][[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Sycamore<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Rd.<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Alhambra<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Dr.<span>[[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Mace Boulevard" Mace<span>_</span>Blvd.]<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Arlington<span>[[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Shasta<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Pole Line Rd." <span>Pole_Line_Rd.][[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Loyola<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Dr.<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Oak Avenue" Oak<span>_</span>Ave.]<span>[[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Covell Blvd."<span>&nbsp;Covell_Blvd.</span>] </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>["Russell Blvd."<span>]</span> &amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Sycamore<span>&nbsp;</span>Rd.<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>Alhambra<span>&nbsp;</span>Dr.<span>&nbsp;</span>&amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>["Mace Boulevard" Mace<span>&nbsp;</span>Blvd.]<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>Arlington<span>&nbsp;</span>&amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Shasta<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>["Pole Line Rd."<span>]</span> &amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Loyola<span>&nbsp;</span>Dr.<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>["Oak Avenue" Oak<span>&nbsp;</span>Ave.]<span>&nbsp;</span>&amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>["Covell Blvd."] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]important[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you're[[nbsp]]driving[[nbsp]]-[[nbsp]]DO[[nbsp]]NOT[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]RIGHT[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]green.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]You[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]take[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]people[[nbsp]]entering[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]corner[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]do.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Other[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]that,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]cool[[nbsp]]little[[nbsp]]reminder[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]live[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The[[nbsp]]law[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]allows[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]those[[nbsp]]"Bicycles[[nbsp]]Must[[nbsp]]Obey[[nbsp]]Bicycle[[nbsp]]Signal"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]expired[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]January[[nbsp]]1,[[nbsp]]2005.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]means[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]cannot[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]cited[[nbsp]]going[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]solid[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bicycle.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Rep.[[nbsp]]["Lois Wolk" Lois_Wolk][[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]trying[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]replace[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]statute[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]urgent[[nbsp]]legislation.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Source:[[nbsp]][http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005. This means that you cannot be cited going on a solid green light as a bicycle. Rep. ["Lois Wolk"] is trying to replace the statute as urgent legislation. Source: [http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Russell" <span>Russell][[nbsp]]</span>and<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Sycamore<span>[[nbsp]]</span>is<span>[[nbsp]]</span>reportedly<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>first<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signal<span>[[nbsp]]</span>in<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Russell"<span>]</span> and<span>&nbsp;</span>Sycamore<span>&nbsp;</span>is<span>&nbsp;</span>reportedly<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>first<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signal<span>&nbsp;</span>in<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>world. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]considered[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]rude[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]inconsiderate[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]been[[nbsp]]waiting[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]cars[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]stop[[nbsp]]coming[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]Russell,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]bother[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]pay[[nbsp]]attention[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]traffic[[nbsp]]light,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]fact[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]might[[nbsp]]kill[[nbsp]]someone.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]used[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day[[nbsp]]before[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]made[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]visible[[nbsp]]"no[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]red"[[nbsp]]sign.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]left[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]given[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]benefit[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]doubt[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they're[[nbsp]]probably[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]confused[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]embarrassed[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]their[[nbsp]]mistake[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they'll[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]do[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]again.[[nbsp]]I've[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]seen[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]frequently[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]every[[nbsp]]few[[nbsp]]weeks.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["KenBloom" KenBloom]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- As[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]pedestrian,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]guy[[nbsp]]turning[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]fell[[nbsp]]into[[nbsp]]his[[nbsp]]hood,[[nbsp]]gave[[nbsp]]him[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]finger[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]went[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]merry[[nbsp]]way.[[nbsp]]In[[nbsp]]restrospect,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]tried[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]head[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]hard[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]start[[nbsp]]bleeding,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]moment,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]concered[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]crossing[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]street.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["arlen" arlen]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-12<span>[[nbsp]]</span>20:13:10''[[nbsp]]<span>[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]</span>I'd<span>[[nbsp]]</span>imagine<span>[[nbsp]]</span>that<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Hong<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Kong<span>[[nbsp]]</span>is<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>capital<span>[[nbsp]]</span>of<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>world.<span>[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]</span>We're<span>[[nbsp]]</span>just<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>capital<span>[[nbsp]]</span>of<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>US.<span>[[nbsp]]</span>--["JabberWokky"<span>&nbsp;JabberWokky</span>] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-12<span>&nbsp;</span>20:13:10''<span>&nbsp;</span>[[nbsp]]<span>&nbsp;</span>I'd<span>&nbsp;</span>imagine<span>&nbsp;</span>that<span>&nbsp;</span>Hong<span>&nbsp;</span>Kong<span>&nbsp;</span>is<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>capital<span>&nbsp;</span>of<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>world.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>We're<span>&nbsp;</span>just<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>capital<span>&nbsp;</span>of<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>US.<span>&nbsp;</span>--["JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- To[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]knowledge,[[nbsp]]we[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]nuber[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]only[[nbsp]]because[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]super[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]people.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ To my knowledge, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]00:07:47''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]][http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder][[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]higher[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]ownership,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]fewer[[nbsp]]riders.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Holland[[nbsp]](and[[nbsp]]especially[[nbsp]]Amsterdam)[[nbsp]]also[[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Those[[nbsp]]figures[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]harder[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]get[[nbsp]](darn[[nbsp]]non-english[[nbsp]]speakers).[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]*riders*[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]an[[nbsp]]unverified[[nbsp]]"I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Discovery[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]History[[nbsp]]Channel"[[nbsp]]memory.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]there,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]very[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]friendly[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]focused.[[nbsp]]--["JabberWokky" JabberWokky]------<br> - ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]02:28:06''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]unfortunate[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]matter[[nbsp]]how[[nbsp]]distinct[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]design[[nbsp]]looks[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]close,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]red[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light.[[nbsp]]To[[nbsp]]try[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]solve[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]problem[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]gone[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]two[[nbsp]]seperate[[nbsp]]lit[[nbsp]]"PLEASE[[nbsp]]DON'T[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]NOW"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]alert[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]motor[[nbsp]]vehicles;[[nbsp]]kind[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]defeating[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]purpose,[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]think?[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]know[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]even[[nbsp]]though[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]lived[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]Emerson[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]year[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]biked[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day,[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]drive[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]I'm[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]ever-so-tempted[[nbsp]]subconciously[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]turn.[[nbsp]]Basically[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]purple[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]something.[[nbsp]]--["TravisGrathwell" TravisGrathwell]------<br> - ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:17:17''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]When[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]first[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]understand.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]thought--[[nbsp]]hey,[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]funny.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]A[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]shape[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bike.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Wow.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]They[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capitol[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]3am,[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]around,[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]occur[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]me[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]bikes.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]------<br> - ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:18:28''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]With[[nbsp]]respect[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]happened[[nbsp]]across[[nbsp]]some[[nbsp]]statistics[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Wikipedia[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]indicated[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]almost[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]many[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Maybe[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]why[[nbsp]]we're[[nbsp]]ahead[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]Holland?[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Good[[nbsp]]ol'[[nbsp]]competing[[nbsp]]stats[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]assuredly[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]there.[[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]------<br> + ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-22 10:54:55JabberWokkyRevert to version dated 2005-03-22 09:44:55. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> There<span>&nbsp;</span>are<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signals<span>&nbsp;</span>at: </td> <td> <span>+</span> There<span>[[nbsp]]</span>are<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signals<span>[[nbsp]]</span>at: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Russell Blvd."] &amp; Sycamore Rd.<br> - * Alhambra Dr. &amp; ["Mace Boulevard" Mace Blvd.]<br> - * Arlington &amp; Shasta<br> - * ["Pole Line Rd."] &amp; Loyola Dr.<br> - * ["Oak Avenue" Oak Ave.] &amp; ["Covell Blvd."]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]["Russell Blvd." Russell_Blvd.][[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]Sycamore[[nbsp]]Rd.<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]Alhambra[[nbsp]]Dr.[[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]["Mace Boulevard" Mace_Blvd.]<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]Arlington[[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]Shasta<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]["Pole Line Rd." Pole_Line_Rd.][[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]Loyola[[nbsp]]Dr.<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]["Oak Avenue" Oak_Ave.][[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]["Covell Blvd." Covell_Blvd.]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]important[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you're[[nbsp]]driving[[nbsp]]-[[nbsp]]DO[[nbsp]]NOT[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]RIGHT[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]green.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]You[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]take[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]people[[nbsp]]entering[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]corner[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]do.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Other[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]that,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]cool[[nbsp]]little[[nbsp]]reminder[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]live[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005. This means that you cannot be cited going on a solid green light as a bicycle. Rep. ["Lois Wolk"] is trying to replace the statute as urgent legislation. Source: [http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The[[nbsp]]law[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]allows[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]those[[nbsp]]"Bicycles[[nbsp]]Must[[nbsp]]Obey[[nbsp]]Bicycle[[nbsp]]Signal"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]expired[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]January[[nbsp]]1,[[nbsp]]2005.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]means[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]cannot[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]cited[[nbsp]]going[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]solid[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bicycle.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Rep.[[nbsp]]["Lois Wolk" Lois_Wolk][[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]trying[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]replace[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]statute[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]urgent[[nbsp]]legislation.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Source:[[nbsp]][http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Russell"]<span>&nbsp;</span>and<span>&nbsp;</span>Sycamore<span>&nbsp;</span>is<span>&nbsp;</span>reportedly<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>first<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signal<span>&nbsp;</span>in<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Russell"<span>&nbsp;Russell</span>]<span>[[nbsp]]</span>and<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Sycamore<span>[[nbsp]]</span>is<span>[[nbsp]]</span>reportedly<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>first<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signal<span>[[nbsp]]</span>in<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>world. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]considered[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]rude[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]inconsiderate[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]been[[nbsp]]waiting[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]cars[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]stop[[nbsp]]coming[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]Russell,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]bother[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]pay[[nbsp]]attention[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]traffic[[nbsp]]light,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]fact[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]might[[nbsp]]kill[[nbsp]]someone.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]used[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day[[nbsp]]before[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]made[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]visible[[nbsp]]"no[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]red"[[nbsp]]sign.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]left[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]given[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]benefit[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]doubt[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they're[[nbsp]]probably[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]confused[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]embarrassed[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]their[[nbsp]]mistake[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they'll[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]do[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]again.[[nbsp]]I've[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]seen[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]frequently[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]every[[nbsp]]few[[nbsp]]weeks.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["KenBloom" KenBloom]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ As[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]pedestrian,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]guy[[nbsp]]turning[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]fell[[nbsp]]into[[nbsp]]his[[nbsp]]hood,[[nbsp]]gave[[nbsp]]him[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]finger[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]went[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]merry[[nbsp]]way.[[nbsp]]In[[nbsp]]restrospect,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]tried[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]head[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]hard[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]start[[nbsp]]bleeding,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]moment,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]concered[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]crossing[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]street.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["arlen" arlen]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-12 20:13:10'' [[nbsp]] I'd imagine that Hong Kong is the bike capital of the world. We're just the bike capital of the US. --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-12[[nbsp]]20:13:10''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I'd[[nbsp]]imagine[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]We're[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]US.[[nbsp]]--["JabberWokky" JabberWokky]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- To my knowledge, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ To[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]knowledge,[[nbsp]]we[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]nuber[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]only[[nbsp]]because[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]super[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]people.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]00:07:47''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]][http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder][[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]higher[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]ownership,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]fewer[[nbsp]]riders.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Holland[[nbsp]](and[[nbsp]]especially[[nbsp]]Amsterdam)[[nbsp]]also[[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Those[[nbsp]]figures[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]harder[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]get[[nbsp]](darn[[nbsp]]non-english[[nbsp]]speakers).[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]*riders*[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]an[[nbsp]]unverified[[nbsp]]"I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Discovery[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]History[[nbsp]]Channel"[[nbsp]]memory.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]there,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]very[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]friendly[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]focused.[[nbsp]]--["JabberWokky" JabberWokky]------<br> + ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]02:28:06''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]unfortunate[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]matter[[nbsp]]how[[nbsp]]distinct[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]design[[nbsp]]looks[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]close,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]red[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light.[[nbsp]]To[[nbsp]]try[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]solve[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]problem[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]gone[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]two[[nbsp]]seperate[[nbsp]]lit[[nbsp]]"PLEASE[[nbsp]]DON'T[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]NOW"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]alert[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]motor[[nbsp]]vehicles;[[nbsp]]kind[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]defeating[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]purpose,[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]think?[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]know[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]even[[nbsp]]though[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]lived[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]Emerson[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]year[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]biked[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day,[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]drive[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]I'm[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]ever-so-tempted[[nbsp]]subconciously[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]turn.[[nbsp]]Basically[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]purple[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]something.[[nbsp]]--["TravisGrathwell" TravisGrathwell]------<br> + ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:17:17''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]When[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]first[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]understand.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]thought--[[nbsp]]hey,[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]funny.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]A[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]shape[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bike.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Wow.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]They[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capitol[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]3am,[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]around,[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]occur[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]me[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]bikes.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]------<br> + ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:18:28''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]With[[nbsp]]respect[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]happened[[nbsp]]across[[nbsp]]some[[nbsp]]statistics[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Wikipedia[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]indicated[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]almost[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]many[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Maybe[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]why[[nbsp]]we're[[nbsp]]ahead[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]Holland?[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Good[[nbsp]]ol'[[nbsp]]competing[[nbsp]]stats[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]assuredly[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]there.[[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-22 10:43:32MikeIvanovRevert to version dated 2005-03-19 17:23:18. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> There<span>[[nbsp]]</span>are<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signals<span>[[nbsp]]</span>at: </td> <td> <span>+</span> There<span>&nbsp;</span>are<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signals<span>&nbsp;</span>at: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Russell Blvd." <span>Russell_Blvd.][[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Sycamore<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Rd.<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Alhambra<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Dr.<span>[[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Mace Boulevard" Mace<span>_</span>Blvd.]<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Arlington<span>[[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Shasta<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Pole Line Rd." <span>Pole_Line_Rd.][[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Loyola<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Dr.<br> <span>-</span> <span>[[nbsp]]</span>*<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Oak Avenue" Oak<span>_</span>Ave.]<span>[[nbsp]]</span>&amp;<span>[[nbsp]]</span>["Covell Blvd."<span>&nbsp;Covell_Blvd.</span>] </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>["Russell Blvd."<span>]</span> &amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Sycamore<span>&nbsp;</span>Rd.<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>Alhambra<span>&nbsp;</span>Dr.<span>&nbsp;</span>&amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>["Mace Boulevard" Mace<span>&nbsp;</span>Blvd.]<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>Arlington<span>&nbsp;</span>&amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Shasta<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>["Pole Line Rd."<span>]</span> &amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Loyola<span>&nbsp;</span>Dr.<br> <span>+</span> <span>&nbsp;</span>*<span>&nbsp;</span>["Oak Avenue" Oak<span>&nbsp;</span>Ave.]<span>&nbsp;</span>&amp;<span>&nbsp;</span>["Covell Blvd."] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]important[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you're[[nbsp]]driving[[nbsp]]-[[nbsp]]DO[[nbsp]]NOT[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]RIGHT[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]green.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]You[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]take[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]people[[nbsp]]entering[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]corner[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]do.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Other[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]that,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]cool[[nbsp]]little[[nbsp]]reminder[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]live[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The[[nbsp]]law[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]allows[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]those[[nbsp]]"Bicycles[[nbsp]]Must[[nbsp]]Obey[[nbsp]]Bicycle[[nbsp]]Signal"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]expired[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]January[[nbsp]]1,[[nbsp]]2005.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]means[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]cannot[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]cited[[nbsp]]going[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]solid[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bicycle.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Rep.[[nbsp]]["Lois Wolk" Lois_Wolk][[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]trying[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]replace[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]statute[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]urgent[[nbsp]]legislation.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Source:[[nbsp]][http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005. This means that you cannot be cited going on a solid green light as a bicycle. Rep. ["Lois Wolk"] is trying to replace the statute as urgent legislation. Source: [http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Russell" <span>Russell][[nbsp]]</span>and<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Sycamore<span>[[nbsp]]</span>is<span>[[nbsp]]</span>reportedly<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>first<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signal<span>[[nbsp]]</span>in<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Russell"<span>]</span> and<span>&nbsp;</span>Sycamore<span>&nbsp;</span>is<span>&nbsp;</span>reportedly<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>first<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signal<span>&nbsp;</span>in<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>world. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]considered[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]rude[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]inconsiderate[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]been[[nbsp]]waiting[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]cars[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]stop[[nbsp]]coming[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]Russell,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]bother[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]pay[[nbsp]]attention[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]traffic[[nbsp]]light,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]fact[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]might[[nbsp]]kill[[nbsp]]someone.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]used[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day[[nbsp]]before[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]made[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]visible[[nbsp]]"no[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]red"[[nbsp]]sign.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]left[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]given[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]benefit[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]doubt[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they're[[nbsp]]probably[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]confused[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]embarrassed[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]their[[nbsp]]mistake[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they'll[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]do[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]again.[[nbsp]]I've[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]seen[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]frequently[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]every[[nbsp]]few[[nbsp]]weeks.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["KenBloom" KenBloom]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- As[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]pedestrian,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]guy[[nbsp]]turning[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]fell[[nbsp]]into[[nbsp]]his[[nbsp]]hood,[[nbsp]]gave[[nbsp]]him[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]finger[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]went[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]merry[[nbsp]]way.[[nbsp]]In[[nbsp]]restrospect,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]tried[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]head[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]hard[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]start[[nbsp]]bleeding,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]moment,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]concered[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]crossing[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]street.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["arlen" arlen]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-12<span>[[nbsp]]</span>20:13:10''[[nbsp]]<span>[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]</span>I'd<span>[[nbsp]]</span>imagine<span>[[nbsp]]</span>that<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Hong<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Kong<span>[[nbsp]]</span>is<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>capital<span>[[nbsp]]</span>of<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>world.<span>[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]</span>We're<span>[[nbsp]]</span>just<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>capital<span>[[nbsp]]</span>of<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>US.<span>[[nbsp]]</span>--["JabberWokky"<span>&nbsp;JabberWokky</span>] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-12<span>&nbsp;</span>20:13:10''<span>&nbsp;</span>[[nbsp]]<span>&nbsp;</span>I'd<span>&nbsp;</span>imagine<span>&nbsp;</span>that<span>&nbsp;</span>Hong<span>&nbsp;</span>Kong<span>&nbsp;</span>is<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>capital<span>&nbsp;</span>of<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>world.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>We're<span>&nbsp;</span>just<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>capital<span>&nbsp;</span>of<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>US.<span>&nbsp;</span>--["JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- To[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]knowledge,[[nbsp]]we[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]nuber[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]only[[nbsp]]because[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]super[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]people.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ To my knowledge, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]00:07:47''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]][http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder][[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]higher[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]ownership,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]fewer[[nbsp]]riders.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Holland[[nbsp]](and[[nbsp]]especially[[nbsp]]Amsterdam)[[nbsp]]also[[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Those[[nbsp]]figures[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]harder[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]get[[nbsp]](darn[[nbsp]]non-english[[nbsp]]speakers).[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]*riders*[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]an[[nbsp]]unverified[[nbsp]]"I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Discovery[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]History[[nbsp]]Channel"[[nbsp]]memory.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]there,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]very[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]friendly[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]focused.[[nbsp]]--["JabberWokky" JabberWokky]------<br> - ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]02:28:06''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]unfortunate[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]matter[[nbsp]]how[[nbsp]]distinct[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]design[[nbsp]]looks[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]close,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]red[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light.[[nbsp]]To[[nbsp]]try[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]solve[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]problem[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]gone[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]two[[nbsp]]seperate[[nbsp]]lit[[nbsp]]"PLEASE[[nbsp]]DON'T[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]NOW"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]alert[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]motor[[nbsp]]vehicles;[[nbsp]]kind[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]defeating[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]purpose,[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]think?[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]know[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]even[[nbsp]]though[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]lived[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]Emerson[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]year[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]biked[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day,[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]drive[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]I'm[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]ever-so-tempted[[nbsp]]subconciously[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]turn.[[nbsp]]Basically[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]purple[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]something.[[nbsp]]--["TravisGrathwell" TravisGrathwell]------<br> - ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:17:17''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]When[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]first[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]understand.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]thought--[[nbsp]]hey,[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]funny.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]A[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]shape[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bike.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Wow.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]They[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capitol[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]3am,[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]around,[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]occur[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]me[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]bikes.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]------<br> - ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:18:28''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]With[[nbsp]]respect[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]happened[[nbsp]]across[[nbsp]]some[[nbsp]]statistics[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Wikipedia[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]indicated[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]almost[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]many[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Maybe[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]why[[nbsp]]we're[[nbsp]]ahead[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]Holland?[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Good[[nbsp]]ol'[[nbsp]]competing[[nbsp]]stats[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]assuredly[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]there.[[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]------<br> + ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-22 09:44:55RobertMorrisAll Rights Reversed <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> There<span>&nbsp;</span>are<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signals<span>&nbsp;</span>at: </td> <td> <span>+</span> There<span>[[nbsp]]</span>are<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signals<span>[[nbsp]]</span>at: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Russell Blvd."] &amp; Sycamore Rd.<br> - * Alhambra Dr. &amp; ["Mace Boulevard" Mace Blvd.]<br> - * Arlington &amp; Shasta<br> - * ["Pole Line Rd."] &amp; Loyola Dr.<br> - * ["Oak Avenue" Oak Ave.] &amp; ["Covell Blvd."]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]["Russell Blvd." Russell_Blvd.][[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]Sycamore[[nbsp]]Rd.<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]Alhambra[[nbsp]]Dr.[[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]["Mace Boulevard" Mace_Blvd.]<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]Arlington[[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]Shasta<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]["Pole Line Rd." Pole_Line_Rd.][[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]Loyola[[nbsp]]Dr.<br> + [[nbsp]]*[[nbsp]]["Oak Avenue" Oak_Ave.][[nbsp]]&amp;[[nbsp]]["Covell Blvd." Covell_Blvd.]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capital of the world.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]important[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you're[[nbsp]]driving[[nbsp]]-[[nbsp]]DO[[nbsp]]NOT[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]RIGHT[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]green.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]You[[nbsp]]can[[nbsp]]take[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]people[[nbsp]]entering[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]corner[[nbsp]]if[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]do.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Other[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]that,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]cool[[nbsp]]little[[nbsp]]reminder[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]live[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005. This means that you cannot be cited going on a solid green light as a bicycle. Rep. ["Lois Wolk"] is trying to replace the statute as urgent legislation. Source: [http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The[[nbsp]]law[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]allows[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]those[[nbsp]]"Bicycles[[nbsp]]Must[[nbsp]]Obey[[nbsp]]Bicycle[[nbsp]]Signal"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]expired[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]January[[nbsp]]1,[[nbsp]]2005.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]means[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]cannot[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]cited[[nbsp]]going[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]solid[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bicycle.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Rep.[[nbsp]]["Lois Wolk" Lois_Wolk][[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]trying[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]replace[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]statute[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]urgent[[nbsp]]legislation.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Source:[[nbsp]][http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Russell"]<span>&nbsp;</span>and<span>&nbsp;</span>Sycamore<span>&nbsp;</span>is<span>&nbsp;</span>reportedly<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>first<span>&nbsp;</span>bike<span>&nbsp;</span>signal<span>&nbsp;</span>in<span>&nbsp;</span>the<span>&nbsp;</span>world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Russell"<span>&nbsp;Russell</span>]<span>[[nbsp]]</span>and<span>[[nbsp]]</span>Sycamore<span>[[nbsp]]</span>is<span>[[nbsp]]</span>reportedly<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>first<span>[[nbsp]]</span>bike<span>[[nbsp]]</span>signal<span>[[nbsp]]</span>in<span>[[nbsp]]</span>the<span>[[nbsp]]</span>world. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]considered[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]rude[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]inconsiderate[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]been[[nbsp]]waiting[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]cars[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]stop[[nbsp]]coming[[nbsp]]from[[nbsp]]Russell,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]bother[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]pay[[nbsp]]attention[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]traffic[[nbsp]]light,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]fact[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]might[[nbsp]]kill[[nbsp]]someone.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]used[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day[[nbsp]]before[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]made[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]visible[[nbsp]]"no[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]red"[[nbsp]]sign.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Drivers[[nbsp]]who[[nbsp]]turn[[nbsp]]left[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]light[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]generally[[nbsp]]given[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]benefit[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]doubt[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]they're[[nbsp]]probably[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]confused[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]embarrassed[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]their[[nbsp]]mistake[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]they'll[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]do[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]again.[[nbsp]]I've[[nbsp]]never[[nbsp]]seen[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]happen[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]frequently[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]once[[nbsp]]every[[nbsp]]few[[nbsp]]weeks.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["KenBloom" KenBloom]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ As[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]pedestrian,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]by[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]guy[[nbsp]]turning[[nbsp]]right[[nbsp]]against[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal.[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]fell[[nbsp]]into[[nbsp]]his[[nbsp]]hood,[[nbsp]]gave[[nbsp]]him[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]finger[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]went[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]merry[[nbsp]]way.[[nbsp]]In[[nbsp]]restrospect,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]tried[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]hit[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]head[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]hard[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]start[[nbsp]]bleeding,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]moment,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]concered[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]crossing[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]street.[[nbsp]]--[[nbsp]]["arlen" arlen]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-12 20:13:10'' [[nbsp]] I'd imagine that Hong Kong is the bike capital of the world. We're just the bike capital of the US. --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-12[[nbsp]]20:13:10''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I'd[[nbsp]]imagine[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]We're[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capital[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]US.[[nbsp]]--["JabberWokky" JabberWokky]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- To my knowledge, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ To[[nbsp]]my[[nbsp]]knowledge,[[nbsp]]we[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]nuber[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]only[[nbsp]]because[[nbsp]]they[[nbsp]]have[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]super[[nbsp]]crapload[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]people.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]------<br> - ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]00:07:47''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]][http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder][[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]higher[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita[[nbsp]]ownership,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]fewer[[nbsp]]riders.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Holland[[nbsp]](and[[nbsp]]especially[[nbsp]]Amsterdam)[[nbsp]]also[[nbsp]]claims[[nbsp]]more[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]than[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Those[[nbsp]]figures[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]harder[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]get[[nbsp]](darn[[nbsp]]non-english[[nbsp]]speakers).[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]Hong[[nbsp]]Kong[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]highest[[nbsp]]*riders*[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]but[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]an[[nbsp]]unverified[[nbsp]]"I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Discovery[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]History[[nbsp]]Channel"[[nbsp]]memory.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]there,[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]very[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]friendly[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]focused.[[nbsp]]--["JabberWokky" JabberWokky]------<br> + ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]02:28:06''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]The[[nbsp]]most[[nbsp]]unfortunate[[nbsp]]thing[[nbsp]]about[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]is[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]matter[[nbsp]]how[[nbsp]]distinct[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]design[[nbsp]]looks[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]close,[[nbsp]]it's[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]just[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]red[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]light.[[nbsp]]To[[nbsp]]try[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]solve[[nbsp]]this[[nbsp]]problem[[nbsp]]they've[[nbsp]]gone[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]two[[nbsp]]seperate[[nbsp]]lit[[nbsp]]"PLEASE[[nbsp]]DON'T[[nbsp]]TURN[[nbsp]]NOW"[[nbsp]]signs[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]alert[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]motor[[nbsp]]vehicles;[[nbsp]]kind[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]defeating[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]purpose,[[nbsp]]don't[[nbsp]]you[[nbsp]]think?[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]know[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]even[[nbsp]]though[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]lived[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]Emerson[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]year[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]biked[[nbsp]]through[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]intersection[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]least[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]day,[[nbsp]]when[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]drive[[nbsp]]up[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]and[[nbsp]]see[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]I'm[[nbsp]]still[[nbsp]]ever-so-tempted[[nbsp]]subconciously[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]turn.[[nbsp]]Basically[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]think[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]should[[nbsp]]be[[nbsp]]purple[[nbsp]]or[[nbsp]]something.[[nbsp]]--["TravisGrathwell" TravisGrathwell]------<br> + ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:17:17''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]When[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]first[[nbsp]]got[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]understand.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]thought--[[nbsp]]hey,[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]funny.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]A[[nbsp]]green[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]in[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]shape[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]a[[nbsp]]bike.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Wow.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]They[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bike[[nbsp]]capitol[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]world.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]This[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]at[[nbsp]]3am,[[nbsp]]with[[nbsp]]no[[nbsp]]bikers[[nbsp]]around,[[nbsp]]so[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]didn't[[nbsp]]really[[nbsp]]occur[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]me[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]it[[nbsp]]was[[nbsp]]signal[[nbsp]]for[[nbsp]]bikes.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]------<br> + ''2005-02-13[[nbsp]]16:18:28''[[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]With[[nbsp]]respect[[nbsp]]to[[nbsp]]the[[nbsp]]bikes[[nbsp]]per[[nbsp]]capita,[[nbsp]]I[[nbsp]]happened[[nbsp]]across[[nbsp]]some[[nbsp]]statistics[[nbsp]]on[[nbsp]]Wikipedia[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]indicated[[nbsp]]that[[nbsp]]Davis[[nbsp]]has[[nbsp]]almost[[nbsp]]twice[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]many[[nbsp]]bicycles[[nbsp]]as[[nbsp]]people.[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Maybe[[nbsp]]that's[[nbsp]]why[[nbsp]]we're[[nbsp]]ahead[[nbsp]]of[[nbsp]]Holland?[[nbsp]][[nbsp]]Good[[nbsp]]ol'[[nbsp]]competing[[nbsp]]stats[[nbsp]]are[[nbsp]]assuredly[[nbsp]]out[[nbsp]]there.[[nbsp]]--["JaimeRaba" JaimeRaba]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-19 17:23:18BrentLaabsno citations any more! take that DPD. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The law that allows for those "Bicycles Must Obey Bicycle Signal" signs expired on January 1, 2005. This means that you cannot be cited going on a solid green light as a bicycle. Rep. ["Lois Wolk"] is trying to replace the statute as urgent legislation. Source: [http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/12589503p-13444018c.html Sac Bee].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-01 18:48:37MiriamKaufmanoak & covell <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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>+ * ["Oak Avenue" Oak Ave.] &amp; ["Covell Blvd."]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-03-01 18:41:33JevanGrayAlhambra Dr + link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> <span>-</span> * Alhambra <span>Blvd</span>. &amp; Mace Blvd. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Alhambra <span>Dr</span>. &amp;<span>&nbsp;["Mace Boulevard"</span> Mace Blvd.<span>]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-13 16:18:28JaimeRabaComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 32: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]<span>------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:18:28'' [[nbsp]] With respect to the bikes per capita, I happened across some statistics on Wikipedia that indicated that Davis has almost twice as many bicycles as people. Maybe that's why we're ahead of Holland? Good ol' competing stats are assuredly out there. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-13 16:17:17JaimeRabaComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]<span>------<br> + ''2005-02-13 16:17:17'' [[nbsp]] When I first got to Davis I didn't understand. I thought-- hey, that's funny. A green signal in the shape of a bike. Wow. They really the bike capitol of the world. This was at 3am, with no bikers around, so it didn't really occur to me that it was signal for bikes. --["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-13 02:28:06TravisGrathwellComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]<span>------<br> + ''2005-02-13 02:28:06'' [[nbsp]] The most unfortunate thing about this signal is no matter how distinct the design looks up close, it's still just a red and green light. To try to solve this problem they've gone through at least two seperate lit "PLEASE DON'T TURN NOW" signs to alert the motor vehicles; kind of defeating the purpose, don't you think? I know that even though I lived in Emerson for a year and biked through that intersection at least twice a day, when I drive up to it and see the green bike signal I'm still ever-so-tempted subconciously to turn. Basically I think it should be purple or something. --["TravisGrathwell"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-13 00:07:47JabberWokkyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 29: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-02-13 00:07:47'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.vote.org/ravitz/daily1-95.htm Boulder] claims a higher per capita ownership, but fewer riders. Holland (and especially Amsterdam) also claims more bikes than people. Those figures are harder to get (darn non-english speakers). I think Hong Kong has the highest *riders* per capita, but that's an unverified "I think it was on Discovery or History Channel" memory. Davis is up there, and very bike friendly and bike focused. --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-12 23:36:34BrentLaabsAnother trip around the D-line confirmed my suspicion. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> * Arlington &amp; Shasta<span>?</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Arlington &amp; Shasta </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-12 22:33:46PeterAnselmo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>Actua</span>l<span>ly</span>, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people. </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>To my know</span>l<span>edge</span>, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-12 22:30:51PeterAnselmo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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>+ <br> + ------<br> + Actually, we have the highest nuber of bicycles per capita in the world. Hong Kong has a crapload more bikes, but only because they have a super crapload more people.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-12 20:13:10JabberWokkyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-02-12 20:13:10'' [[nbsp]] I'd imagine that Hong Kong is the bike capital of the world. We're just the bike capital of the US. --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-12 15:20:05JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> <span>- attachment:bikesignal.jpg</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(bikesignal.jpg, "Russell and Sycamore")]]<br> + <br> + <br> + [[Thumbnail(bikesignal.JPG, "Pole Line and Loyola")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-12 15:16:39JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal?action=Files&do=view&target=bikesignal.JPG">bikesignal.JPG</a>.Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-07 00:08:50ScottRitchiecapitol->capital <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capit<span>o</span>l of the world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capit<span>a</span>l of the world. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-06 23:32:55ArlenAbrahammade purdy <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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>- The only bike signal I know of in Davis - The intersection of ["Russell"] and Sycamore. The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capitol of the world. -PeterAnselmo</span> </td> <td> <span>+ There are bike signals at:</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Russell Blvd."] &amp; Sycamore Rd.<br> + * Alhambra Blvd. &amp; Mace Blvd.<br> + * Arlington &amp; Shasta?<br> + * ["Pole Line Rd."] &amp; Loyola Dr.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]''<br> - <br> - There are bike signals at ["Russell Blvd."] &amp; Sycamore Rd., Alhambra Blvd. &amp; Mace Blvd., Arlington &amp; Shasta?, ["Pole Line Rd."] &amp; Loyola Dr.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capitol of the world.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Comments]]<br> + -----<br> + Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.<br> + -----<br> + Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]<br> + -----<br> + As a pedestrian, I was hit by a guy turning right against the bike signal. I fell into his hood, gave him the finger and went on my merry way. In restrospect, I should have tried to hit my head really hard and start bleeding, but at the moment, I was more concered with crossing the street. -- ["arlen"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-06 23:16:56KenBloommore opinions on what happens if you turn against the bike light <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''Drivers who turn right against the bike light are generally considered to be rude and inconsiderate -- they've been waiting for cars to stop coming from Russell, and they don't bother to pay attention to the traffic light, and the fact that they might kill someone. I used to see this happen at least once a day before they made a more visible "no right turn on red" sign.<br> + <br> + Drivers who turn left against the bike light are generally given the benefit of the doubt by bikers -- they're probably got confused and are so embarrassed about their mistake that they'll never do it again. I've never seen this happen more frequently than once every few weeks. -- ["KenBloom"]''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-06 23:07:55AndrewChenPole Line & Loyola; linked <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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> - The <span>only bike signal I know of in Davis - The intersection of </span>Russel and Sycamore. The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capitol of the world. -PeterAnselmo </td> <td> <span>+ The only bike signal I know of in Davis </span>- The <span>intersection of ["</span>Russel<span>l"]</span> and Sycamore. The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capitol of the world. -PeterAnselmo </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There are bike signals at Russell &amp; Sycamore, Alhambra &amp; Mace, Arlington &amp; Shasta?, Pole Line &amp; <span>??</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There are bike signals at <span>["</span>Russell<span>&nbsp;Blvd."]</span> &amp; Sycamore<span>&nbsp;Rd.</span>, Alhambra <span>Blvd. </span>&amp; Mace<span>&nbsp;Blvd.</span>, Arlington &amp; Shasta?, <span>["</span>Pole Line <span>Rd."] </span>&amp; <span>Loyola Dr</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Russell and Sycamore is reportedly the first bike signal in the world. </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>["</span>Russell<span>"]</span> and Sycamore is reportedly the first bike signal in the world. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-06 23:03:46BrentLaabsmore bike signals <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ There are bike signals at Russell &amp; Sycamore, Alhambra &amp; Mace, Arlington &amp; Shasta?, Pole Line &amp; ??.<br> + <br> + Russell and Sycamore is reportedly the first bike signal in the world.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-06 22:43:16PeterAnselmo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bike Signal<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 only bike signal I know of in Davis - The intersection of Russel and Sycamore. The most important thing is if you're driving - DO NOT TURN RIGHT when the signal is green. You can take out people entering the intersection from that corner if you do. Other than that, it's just a cool little reminder that you live in the bike capitol of the world. -PeterAnselmo<br> + <br> + attachment:bikesignal.jpg</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bike Signalhttp://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal2005-02-06 22:40:25PeterAnselmoUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bike_Signal?action=Files&do=view&target=0bikesignal.jpg">0bikesignal.jpg</a>.