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Advisory Bike Lanes

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An advisory bike lane is similar to a regular bike lane, but is used on low-volume streets that are narrow. An advisory bike lane is marked with a solid white line on the right (next to parked cars) and a dotted line to the left. These markings give bicyclists a space to ride, but are also available to motorists if space is needed to pass oncoming traffic.

Advisory bike lanes are currently located on E 14th St in the Elliot Park Neighborhood. At this location, the dashed yellow center line was removed and advisory bike lanes were added to the street. Narrow travel lanes now require motorists to be more cautious when negotiating passing vehicles.

When you drive:

When you bike:

 Advisory Bike Lane - Graphic

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Full Educational Packet (pdf)

Advisory Bike Lanes Handout (pdf)

Last updated Feb 1, 2012