UNIQUE ROADWAY DESIGN REDUCES BUS-BIKE CONFLICTS
operations - traffic, infrastructure - track, infrastructure - bus/tram lane, infrastructure - bus/tram lane, planning - route design, mode - bus, mode - rail, mode - bike, mode - bike
Wisconsin, Traveled way, Traffic lanes, Traffic engineering, Roadway, Design, Cycling paths, Cycle tracks, Carriageways, Bus lanes, Bikeways, Bicycle trails, Bicycle routes, Bicycle paths
University Avenue is part of a major one-way crosstown arterial that links Madison's east side and downtown areas to the west edge of the metropolitan area. Before the reconstruction, the right curb lane was restricted to buses, bikes, and right-turning vehicles only. Buses and bikes, and sometimes cars, were continuously playing leapfrog as they went down the road. The newly reconstructed roadway has considerably reduced the problem, thanks to a unique design that may set a precedent in urban traffic engineering.
Berchem, S, Somerfeld, W, (1986) UNIQUE ROADWAY DESIGN REDUCES BUS-BIKE CONFLICTS, ITE Journal, Volume 56, Issue 2, p. 46-47.