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.
Bikes in the City: ‘On the Right Track’
Catherine Ciarlo, Transportation Policy Director in the Office of Mayor Sam Adams in Portland, Oregon, explains how cycle tracks and buffered bike lanes work.