Build Cycle Tracks

Protected lanes are the quick, affordable path to promoting urban cycling
  • Jeff Speck


STUDIES SUGGEST that if a city wishes to significantly enlarge its cycling population, it must provide a useful network of low-stress cycling facilities. In addition to proper bike paths and bicycle boulevards, such a network usually contains cycle tracks, also known as protected lanes. Cycle tracks are bike lanes that are located within vehicular rights of way but designed in a manner that limits potential conflict between drivers and cyclists, usually by placing some sort of barrier between driving and cycling.

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