Ask WeBikeEugene: Who Yields at ‘Bike Path’ Crosswalks?
Today's Ask WeBikeEugene segment answers a question that I asked myself: I had an interesting interaction with a car driver a few weeks ago at the intersection of the Fern Ridge Bike Path and City View St, where the path has a grade level street crossing and also switches sides of the river. This interaction went far better than an interaction I wrote about last summer, but also raised an interesting question: Exactly who has the right-of-way when the bike paths crosses the road with a crosswalk, the biker or the driver? In practice, whoever has the right-of-way at these crossings really doesn't matter. The WBE-recommended method for handling these crossings on a bike is to slow down, make eye contact with any … Continue reading "Ask WeBikeEugene: Who Yields at ‘Bike Path’ Crosswalks?"
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