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Portland (Oregon) Bike Boxes and the Law


If you drive in Portland, you need to know about the Bike Boxes and the Law:

From the Portland Online website:

The bike box is an intersection safety design to prevent bicycle/car collisions, especially those between drivers turning right and bicyclists going straight. It is a green box on the road with a white bicycle symbol inside. It includes green bicycle lanes approaching and leading from the box…” (link to full page).

And, on the lighter (sort of) side of Stupid Bike Lanes, here’s a video just for you.

My previous OLR posts on bikes, motorcycles, and feet, here and here, here and here (and arguably here).

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