28 Nov '11, 3pm

Bike activists build lane out of garbage and prove that yes, bike lanes work. #biketo @jamesschwartz

Bike activists build lane out of garbage and prove that yes, bike lanes work. #biketo @jamesschwartz

Would cars and trucks respect the lines? Is there enough room for a large truck to make a wide turn without impeding on the bike lane? Can all vehicles – bikes, cars and trucks – share this intersection safely with proper markings? Sadly, the answer is yes – on all counts. Too late for Jenna. But not too late for this to be a wake-up call. Bike lanes save lives. They create a safe space, they keep motor vehicles away from bikes, and most importantly, they raise awareness of all road users – that they are sharing space with others.

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