Bike Lane

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A bike lane is a striped and signed lane for bicycle traffic. The purpose of a bike lane is to provide a dedicated space on the roadway for bicyclists. They are typically at least 5 feet wide, marked by solid white lines, with a white bicycle symbol each block.

As a bike lane approaches an intersection or bus stop, the white lines are dotted to indicate a shared space between thru bicyclists and turning motorists.

 When you drive:

 When you bike:

Bike Lane - Graphic

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Last updated Feb. 1, 2012