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September 9, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Second Avenue bike lane: Some cyclists break the rules anyway

There are new signs and signals for bicyclists and drivers to note along Second Avenue. (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

On Monday, the first day of the new bike lanes, I was southbound on Second Avenue in the left turn lane to Spring Street [“Revised 2nd Avenue bike lane signals change for drivers, riders,” Local News, Sept. 8]. The new bike lane signal turned red and my left turn signal turned green. Fortunately, I


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September 9, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Bike lanes, bus islands and street traffic in Seattle

Bike lanes make everything worse A recently added bike lane on 7th Street between Cherry and Marion. [Dean Rutz, The Seattle Times.] Since the installation of bike lanes, bus islands and lanes devoted to buses, traffic congestion has increased exponentially. We don’t need a study to prove this. Drive around Seattle, talk to drivers, look! There is no…


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