"Out of the bike lane hours, it's effectively merged with the normal traffic lane, but I didn't think it was legal for scooters to lane-split on the left of cars in South Australia?
"My experience going NE last night:
Wait 2 minutes at the crossing before it goes green. I'm about to step onto the road when a car runs the red, almost hitting me. I cross, head north slowly on the footpath. Two cars drive out of driveways as…"
"If there are parked cars, it's not the safest and I'd rather take the lane.
The key to bicycle boulevards is lower speeds and limiting traffic by blocking the route for motor vehicles using it as a through route."
"Leaving it alone for years? You've got to be kidding me.
They could get on with it right away if they wanted to, get out a crane and inspect. It's not rocket science, it doesn't require months of dithering, before any work can be…"
"Yes, there are a lot of fake bike lanes (non signposted) in and around the city - the problem is they're often in the door zone/reversing zone, so it is not really practical to force cyclists to ride in them.
As for the purple, I think it…"
"The detour is rubbish. I either avoid the MTB or "cross randomly", I don't cross at the pedestiran crossing as I don't fancy getting off my bike (until law changes on 16th April), waiting 2 minutes to cross, then riding slowly on…"
"2.3m is still not enough to permit safe overtaking for all types of cycle users.
Eg. for a regular cyclist overtaking a recumbent bicycle that is 80cm wide
left kerb >40cm gap + 80cm recumbent bike + 40cm gap + 70cm overtaking bicycle + 40cm gap…"
I coordinate four AC groups with emphasis on improving cycling conditions: Adelaide BUG, Prospect BUG, Look For Cyclists and Vote For Cyclists. There is more info in the introduction on each group web page.