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Speaking of the new buffered bike lanes on SW Oak and Stark, I agree that they are confusing and possibly frustrating. I use a bicycle more than any other mode, so my perspective when I first tried these was, how do you keep cars out of this lane? But of course that is not feasible if cars need to park or turn right off of this street. I came to the conclusion that these lanes work best if car drivers and bike riders both treat this as a shared lane with priority for the bikes (where as a lot of bike boulevards the lane is shared but priority is for cars). These lanes with the pavement markings should help make everyone more aware of the need to be cautious.
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