Category Archives: Infrastructure

Traffic Sign Confusion – A Measure of Disrespect Towards People on Bicycles?

Last week, I was riding my bicycle eastbound on Northpoint Drive approaching Michigan Ave when I observed the pictured pair of traffic signs. I have to admit that I found this signage quite confusing for a couple of reasons. The … Continue reading

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A Bicycle-Friendly Railroad Crossing Can Really Brighten One’s Day

Yesterday I rode the sidewalk on Church St between Rice St and Minnesota Ave.  If I need to head in that direction, I pretty much always ride either Rice/Welsby/Nebel/Minnesota or else Whiting/Sherman.  But since my destination was on Church itself, … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame the Person Driving, Blame the Person Who Designs Bad Infrastructure

Today I had one of those unpleasant bike/pickup truck interactions.  No contact, merely a bit of unproductive shouting-as-education.  But I feel there is a lesson in sharing.  A lesson not for the person driving the truck but for those who … Continue reading

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A Nice Bicycle Route to Crossroads Commons

Today I needed to get a bit of lumber for a small project, so I hitched my Burley Travoy trailer to my Breezer Uptown 8 town bike and rode down to Lowe’s in Crossroads Commons from my apartment near Belts. … Continue reading

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