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Protected Intersections
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Wired magazine has the same video, but with much better accompanying text: http://www.wired.com/2014/06/a-new-bike-lane-design-that-could-make-biking-more-popular-and-save-lives
 
In Phoenix, and I suspect in many other places, there is a manic demand for protected bike lanes. Never mind that poorly designed "protections" actually increase the dangers, particularly at intersections, and to a lessor extent, any driveway. Fortunately there are smart cyclists and traffic engineers in the Netherlands that are implementing Protected Intersections! This article and video documents their efforts and the logic of their solutions: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/if-your-city-had-bike-lanes-these-would-you-ride-more-1-180951812/
 
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