Author Topic: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?  (Read 7701 times)

Offline Alfster

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Re: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?
« Reply #105 on: November 12, 2019, 03:00:08 PM »
Look at the results of having these ridiculous unprotected bike lanes in the middle of the road in Queens.

 https://twitter.com/i/videos/tweet/1194073978123493377?embed_source=clientlib&player_id=0&rpc_init=1&autoplay=1&language_code=en&use_syndication_guest_id=true

OMG who was the idiot that allowed such a dangerous and unprotected bike lane like this?!!

Offline the80s

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Re: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?
« Reply #106 on: November 12, 2019, 03:22:03 PM »
Look at the results of having these ridiculous unprotected bike lanes in the middle of the road in Queens.

 https://twitter.com/i/videos/tweet/1194073978123493377?embed_source=clientlib&player_id=0&rpc_init=1&autoplay=1&language_code=en&use_syndication_guest_id=true

Where is this?  I've never seen bike lanes like this. 

I believe this is the bike lane at the corner of Greenpoint Ave & Borden Ave.
https://goo.gl/maps/KdpqvNUiHMXDSCBp7

According to the Patch story, the cyclist was waiting at a red light when a speeding driver hit him as well as several other cars.
https://patch.com/new-york/astoria-long-island-city/amp/28405021/4-hurt-after-queens-driver-hits-car-cyclist-then-flees-video

Offline JHHD

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Re: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?
« Reply #107 on: November 12, 2019, 04:57:43 PM »
Here's one of our neighbors who was hit by a driver who then tried to flee.
https://twitter.com/radlerkoenigin/status/1192801479737978881?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Offline itsit

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Re: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?
« Reply #108 on: November 13, 2019, 10:50:55 AM »
 Wow, this person crashes into a cyclist and then drives on the sidewalk almost hitting another vehicle to get away. Must find this person, fine big time and take away their license/vehicle now. Outrageous!

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Re: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?
« Reply #109 on: November 13, 2019, 10:17:44 PM »
I always assumed there was some kind of basic traffic safety regulations when it came to how bike lanes and traffic lanes are supposed to interact, that is until I saw the hack job the city did on Queen's Boulevard, where they have forced bike lanes to cross high speed traffic lanes.  It's complete insanity.  Similar ineptitude is shown in the bike lanes in that video... who designed this junk?  Traffic lanes should never cross bike lanes and vice versa, isn't that common sense?  Instead they throw the bikes and cars together as if anything bad that might occur is simply down to the negligence of the driver or biker... City traffic planners have a lot of blood on their hands.

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Re: Where in JH should the city place the new protected bike lanes?
« Reply #109 on: November 13, 2019, 10:17:44 PM »