Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Separated Bike Lane in Brussels

Not surprisingly, in Brussels there are separated bike lanes all over the city. The lanes were separated from automobile traffic by something like this (cheap):

Or like these few pictures that I took when I was there:

Note the small cyclist information sign on the right

I was thinking to myself that we really aren't going to see a huge increase in cycling until we provide the facilities that make people feel safe. Imagine being a pedestrian without crosswalks or sidewalks on the Fraser Highway: you wouldn't be a pedestrian for long.

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