Comment 82105

By moylek (registered) - website | Posted October 23, 2012 at 21:08:41 in reply to Comment 82101

I agree that this is not a bike box. But it was certainly described as a bike box in The Spec and on the City of Hamilton Cycling Education page.

From the former ...

New ‘bike box’ at Aberdeen and Studholme The new traffic signal at the Aberdeen/Studholme intersection is now operational and has a new “bike box” feature for cyclists.

... and from the latter ...

The first bike-box in Hamilton has been installed on Studholme Road at Aberdeen Avenue. A bike box is used at intersections to designate a space for cyclists to wait in front of cars at a red traffic signal so cyclists are more visible to auto drivers. A bike box minimizes confusion between left-turning cyclists and right-turning cars. The City of Guelph has created an informative video to explain how both bicycles and automobiles are to operate at bike boxes

Comment edited by moylek on 2012-10-23 21:09:20

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