Tag Archives: Shared space

Intersection lane widths

The largest number of bike crashes occur at intersections. Travel lanes for autos continue to the intersection. Often the turn lane is also marked with bots dots or dashed lines. Bike lanes however terminate ahead of the intersection. The engineering … Continue reading

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Road space

Shared spaces only work if all users have equal access and respect the mobility of other users. By not providing space on the road engineers force a hierarchy of users. Larger higher speed vehicles end up with priority by default. … Continue reading

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