Category Archives: Infrastructure

Attention City Officials – Adding Bike Lanes REDUCES traffic delays

According to New York City’s Department of Transportation. From the article:  “Smart street design can eliminate many of the traffic problems anticipated by alternative mode elements like bike lanes. A new report on protected bike lanes released by the New … Continue reading

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Just the facts – What Federal and County research says about Sharrows

It was a full house at a town hall meeting last night in Manhattan Beach as both City Staff and Police Chief Irvine educated the residents about Sharrows.  As over 50 cities have already proven, the painting of inexpensive Sharrows … Continue reading

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What a Sharrow does not do!

While Sharrows are becoming more and more popular throughout the United States as a way to create safer communities by reducing accidents, Sharrows, or “shared roads” sometimes it is easier to explain what Sharrows do not do: Sharrows effectively do … Continue reading

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Guess what Newport Beach City Council did within 30 days of two bicycle deaths?

After back to back bicycle deaths last year, Mayor Gardner led the Newport City Council to authorize the painting of sharrows as a first step to prevent further fatalities.  Why sharrows? Because it is one of the cheapest and easiest … Continue reading

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Just what the heck is a Sharrow?

Sharrows have now been in use for years in Southern California. You can see them throughout the City of LA, Hermosa Beach, Long Beach, Pasadena, Santa Monica, and there are even Sharrows on Sepulveda in Culver City. What are Sharrows? Sharrows are … Continue reading

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SBBC letter of support – Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition, I am pleased to offer our support to the two-way cycle track concept being developed by your Public Works Department.   Our members have attended all the workshops, … Continue reading

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