three blind mice: "
The Dutch and the Danes can have their bicycle lanes. Here in Stockholm setting the inner-city speed limit to 30kph (under 20mph) has made riding on the ordinary streets a lot less challenging.
If you share the road you don't need to build new ones."
Homeboy Trouble: "I wonder if part of this is also -- in some situations at least -- the 0.5% most hardcore cyclists who are either bike couriers or ride like them, in super-aggressive, assholish ways get shamed into behaving like the rest of the pack."
Eyebrows McGee: "From the project page: "and they offer extra services like green waves, countdown signals, bicycle pumps, and footrests."
Please explain! And/or provide pictures. (I get 3, but what are 1, 2, and 4?)
It certainly often seems that cyclists are the poor relation in terms of infrastructure.
Yes… I can’t help suspecting (but again, nobody’s really studied this) that one of the problems is that cyclists are neither one thing nor the other: they go faster then pedestrians, and so make pedestrians feel uncomfortable when they get close; but they go slower than cars and drivers don’t like to share space with them either.
Given neither of our major road user groups wants to share space with cyclists, what to do?
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