Box My Bike? Whuutchatalkinbout? #bike

Apparently, Portland is going to adopt “bike boxes” in  busy intersections. These are setback to the limit-lines painted in intersections where cyclists are allow to land ahead of cars–and right-on-red turns are prohibited! Here’s a picture from the article:

Intersection with a bike box.

Intersection with a bike box.

These bike boxes will not obviate the need for cyclists to learn to claim the lane and ride in the middle of a lane through an intersection.

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