Bike and pedestrian safety

BRT bikes
The Bus Rapid Transit construction drawing shows what International Blvd will look like after BRT. Between 28th and 29th Avenues, AC Transit is only allowing 17 feet for the combination of the one traffic lane, the parking lane, and bicycles.

Since motor vehicles in California are allowed to be 8 feet wide, one parked and one driving would leave only 1 foot of riding space for bicycles. It seems like a deathtrap.

lane widths
This drawing shows good practices for street design, giving an extra 7 feet of space, a total of 24 feet of width, for the same traffic, parking and bikes.

AC Transit chose to put a bus-only lane down International Blvd even though it endangers bicyclists and violates good practices of street design.

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