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>> Urban Bikeway Design Guide Second Edition Change List

Bike Lanes

Conventional Bike Lanes

  • Recommended features guidance revision to remove redundant guidance.

Buffered Bike Lanes

  • Required features guidance revision to clarify buffer and interior cross hatching guidance.
  • Recommended features guidance revision to specify interior striping dimensions.
  • Recommended features guidance revised to include side-by-side riding.
  • Recommended features guidance revised to reduce minimum buffer width to 18″.
  • Treatment adoption list updated to include additional cities.
  • Illustration provided to clarify how striping changes can convert conventional bike lanes into buffered bike lanes.

Contra-Flow Bike Lane

  • Optional Guidance added to address concerns about configuring contra-flow lanes adjacent to parked cars.

Left-Side Bike Lanes

  • Required features guidance addition to clarify use only on one-way or median-divided streets.

Cycle Tracks

One-Way Protected Cycle Tracks

  • Treatment description updated for clarity.
  • Recommended features guidance updated to offer more distinct design details for different protection strategies.
  • Optional features guidance updated to identify tubular marker chanellizing devices for use as a cycle track protection strategy.
  • Optional features guidance added to describe options for designing around transit stops.
  • ADA/PROWAG considerations relocated from optional features into new narrative section.
  • Maintenance section updated with further details on snow removal and street sweeping considerations.

Raised Cycle Tracks

  • Recommended features guidance added to clarify preferred curb dimensions and standards.
  • Optional features guidance added to describe options for designing around transit stops.
  • ADA/PROWAG considerations added into a new narrative section.

Two-Way Cycle Tracks

  • Recommended features guidance updated to offer more distinct design details for different protection strategies.
  • Optional features guidance updated to identify tubular marker chanellizing devices for use as a cycle track protection strategy.
  • ADA/PROWAG considerations added into a new narrative section.

Intersection Treatments

Bike Boxes

  • Optional features guidance addition to offer the use of an active display sign to alert¬†users to areas of high potential conflict.

Intersection Crossing Markings

  • Treatment description updated for clarity.
  • Optional features guidance addition to include rotated helmeted rider markings.
  • Optional features guidance addition to encourage a combination of marking strategies.

Two-Stage Turn Queue Boxes

  • Description modified to include usage with bicycle boulevards.
  • Description modified to include additional configuration varieties.
  • Description modified to clarify usage at unsignalized intersections.
  • Required features guidance addition to clarify configuration in constrained conditions.
  • Optional features guidance addition to accommodate “Jughandle” style configurations.

Median Refuge Island

  • Description modified to include use in conjunction with two-stage turn boxes.

Through Bike Lane

  • Recommended guidance addition to clarify preferred striping when a through lane transitions to a right turn only lane.
  • Recommended guidance addition to clarify preferred striping when a right turn only lane is added in advance of an intersection.
  • Illustration revised to show preferred design under multiple turn lane configurations.

Combined Bike Lane/Turn Lane

  • Description modified to feature a configuration using shared lane markings.
  • Description added to clarify use as a “Mizing Zone” on cycle track bikeways.
  • Recommended features guidance added to specify “Mixing Zone” dimensions and design details.

Cycle Track Intersection Approach

  • Description and recommended features guidance modified to include “Mixing zone” terminology.
  • Optional features guidance addition to describe options for designing around transit stops.
  • Illustrations updated to be more inclusive of potential striping options.

Signals

Bicycle Signal Heads

  • Recommended features guidance updated to enhance guidance on clerance intervals and signal timing for bicyclists.
  • Optional features guidance updated to incourage use of half-size signal heads for near-side signal installation.
  • Optional features guidance added to accommodate signalized bicycle turn movement configurations.

Signal Detection and Actuation

  • 3D Images added to illustrate signal detection applications.

Active Warning Beacon for Bike Route at Unsignalized Intersection

  • Required features guidance added to specify the use of bicycle accessible push button actuation.
  • 3D Images added to illustrate active warning beacon applications.

Hybrid Beacon for Bike Route Crossing of Major Street

  • “Hybrid Signal” Changed to “Hybrid Beacon” throughout text and guidance.
  • 3D Images added to illustrate hybrid beacon applications.

Bikeway Signing & Marking

Colored Bike Facilities

  • Description updated to note appliction in a variety of bike facilities such as bike boxes and two-stage turn boxes.

Shared Lane Markings

  • Recommended features guidance revised to clarify the relationship between SLM placement and traffic conditions.
  • Illustrations provided to illustrate colored pavement application in conjunction with Shared Lane Markings.

Bike Route Wayfinding Signage and Marking System

  • Description updated to emphasize the use of large pavement markings for wayfinding.