As you've been riding around this fall and pre-winter maybe you've noticed places where leaf debris shows unneeded lane width in the roads.
|Leaf debris on Winter Street just south of State Street|
reveals excess lane width
The debris shows the road is plenty wide for an enlarged or buffered bike lane, no loss of parking, and normal auto travel lane.
The Downtown Mobility Study calls for upgrades to Winter Street just north of here, but these sneckdowns show that even short term improvements of simply narrowing travel lanes, without even altering existing parking or the number of travel lanes, could create meaningfully improved conditions for people on bike.
|10 year vision: Sharrows on Union and Winter, bike lanes on|
High and Church, two-way conversion on cottage
|15, 14, and 13 foot travel lanes are too wide|