|Chapter 1||Bikeway Network: "Bikeways" are streets and trails specifically designed for bicycle travel. Bikeways help bicyclists feel comfortable riding, whether on streets with heavy motor-vehicle traffic or on off-street trails. Surveys consistently indicate that providing bikeways is the most effective way to encourage bicycling.|
|Objective 3||Use innovative designs to expand and enhance the bikeway network.|
Consider establishing bikeways on streets with rush hour parking controls.
Many excellent streets for bicycling have an extra travel lane during the rush hour period, so that a full-time bike lane cannot be established. "Rush hour bikeways," currently at three locations in Chicago, provide a wide curb lane during the rush hour period and a bikeway with curbside parking the rest of the day.
|Peformance Measure||Establish bikeways on streets with rush hour parking controls at 3-5 locations in 2007. Evaluate their effectiveness by 2008.|
|Tracker Notes||I don't think this has been done. I know the location of only one of the "rush hour bikeways", Clark Street between Diversey and ??.|
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