Photo Essay: 19 Separated Bike Lane Innovations


bike signalBy People for Bikes

Over the last year, we’ve shown how protected bike lanes and the higher biking rates they bring are great for the U.S. economy. As they become more popular, expect a surge in creative new ways to define space on our streets.

How do we know this is coming? Because it’s already happening around the world. Once communities create separate spaces for their bikes and cars, it’s only natural for them to start experimenting with new ways to do so while putting a “you are here” stamp on the urban environment that adds social and economic value. Here are some other examples, both memorable and mundane, that we’ve seen around the world.

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[image credit: James Schwartz: Flickr cc]


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