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Started this discussion. Last reply by Hong Oct 7, 2017. 7 Replies

 

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Equal2lance2 replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"hopefully theres not concrete planter boxes going in, just soft plants."
2 hours ago
Carlos Kramer replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"It reminds me of that old joke. A motorist, a cyclist and a pedestrian sit down at a table that has a big box of chocolate biscuits on it. The motorist takes all the biscuits except for one - he then leans over and whispers to the pedestrian -…"
11 hours ago
Dan replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"Yes, that's absolutely true. However, the argument that current usage does not support providing infrastructure is exactly how we maintain the current woeful state of cycling infrastructure in this city. Looking backwards is not a way to lead…"
20 hours ago
Peter B replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"The space just isn't there. The options are (further) narrow the footpath, narrow the bikeway, remove the hotel drop-off zone, or remove a car lane. The relative volumes of car and bicycle traffic tell me that it's better overall to narrow…"
21 hours ago
Dan replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"No, that's not what I mean at all. The image above is a bikeway, not a pedestrian fare, so there is no right of way for pedestrians any more than there would be for those same pedestrians crossing over Frome Street at that point. The…"
21 hours ago
Dave M replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"If "must give way to pedestrians" = "less important" then I guess you could call it that.  The narrowing is a good traffic calming measure to alert riders to an approaching conflict point where they need to consider the…"
22 hours ago
Dan replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"I imagine it's for hotel customer pick up and drop off. The planting is to separate the cyclists from waiting passengers - this is good design. However, the space is taken from the bikeway, rather than the road. Because cyclists are not…"
22 hours ago
Dave M replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"Looks like a narrowing to encourage caution in an area with high foot traffic, similar to the kind of things that we like to have imposed on drivers in areas where cyclists are the softer users of the space.  It looks like the opportunity to…"
23 hours ago
Jilden replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"And if it's anything like last Sunday, it'll be full of pedestrians who think it's for them."
23 hours ago
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This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.

Outside the Mantra on Frome, the City Bikeway halves it's width.It's nice to know that cycling is important to the council.See More
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Michael Murray replied to Dan's discussion Bike lane termination at new Rundle Rd/East Tce intersection
"SimMelbourne !  "
Jan 7
Wayne B replied to Dan's discussion Bike lane termination at new Rundle Rd/East Tce intersection
"help is coming.... http://urbancircus.com.au/"
Jan 6
heather replied to Dan's discussion Bike lane termination at new Rundle Rd/East Tce intersection
"SA Australian Road Rules under the Road Traffic Act 1961198—Obstructing access to and from a footpath, driveway etc(1) A driver must not stop on a road in a position that obstructs access by vehicles or pedestrians to or from a footpath ramp…"
Jan 3
Peter B replied to Dan's discussion Bike lane termination at new Rundle Rd/East Tce intersection
"It looks like the car is stopping to drop the woman off? Why on earth do it there when there's all that space in front of them? There's no sound on that video (at least not for me), but hopefully you informed her politely that this is a…"
Jan 3
Michael Murray replied to Dan's discussion Bike lane termination at new Rundle Rd/East Tce intersection
"Why would you park there with all the room in front ?  I'm not sure what is planned for that section up to the lights. This plan that Dan got from DTPI and posted earlier in the thread seems to suggest two car parking places ?  So…"
Dec 30, 2017
Carlos Kramer replied to Dan's discussion Bike lane termination at new Rundle Rd/East Tce intersection
">but I don't see how a separate cycle light can possibly be a negative. Since my words don't work here are pictures:- Both are examples of where being in a motor vehicle is better than being on a bicycle due to separate light cycles…"
Dec 22, 2017

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Old and new, upright and recumbent - often cargo.
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