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On the Right Track from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo. secretrepublic: More fantastic progress coming out




On the Right Track from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo.

secretrepublic:

More fantastic progress coming out of Portland, Oregon, this time taking cue from the Copenhagen model* of street configuration. A welcome move – all American cities can and should be doing this. It works regardless of continent, I promise.

Interesting variation on the ‘Copenhagen Left’ as well – perhaps even ahead of Copenhagen itself, where space for cyclists turning left sometimes becomes vague amidst congestion.

*I realize many European cities possess cycle tracks, but Copenhagen has arguably pioneered these infrastructure designs beyond any other.

plantedcity:

Bikes in the City: ‘On the Right Track’

From Vimeo:

Catherine Ciarlo, Transportation Policy Director in the Office of Mayor Sam Adams in Portland, Oregon, explains how cycle tracks and buffered bike lanes work.