What bicyclists essentially had.

W. Main Before Streetmix


What was being sold.
West Main Typical_Bike Lanes


What bicyclists got.

W. Main After Streetmix

This paper HERE (9 page PDF)
 shows how the consultant offered candy to bicycle facilities advocates, but all bicyclists got squeezed like lemons. Through sleight of hand labeling, proposed 6 foot bike lanes became 3 foot 6 inch bike lanes when markings hit the road on this 25 mph low traffic (6000 vpd) street. Bicycle user space went from 10 feet to 3 and a half feet.

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