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Signs of the times

BP has announced its departure from the retail gas business in North Dakota, Texas, Louisiana and Wyoming. North Dakota has experienced fuel shortages all year. BP says it is abandoning those markets because it cannot meet its goal of supply reliability. In the United States, BP brands include am/pm markets, Amoco, and ARCO. BP station read more »

Survey of three foot law signs

The California Traffic Control Devices Committee (CTCDC) approved a new 3 foot passing traffic sign at their meeting last week. The CTCDC adopts rules and regulations prescribing uniform standards and specifications for all official traffic control devices — signs, lights, and pavement markings — in the state of California. The committee approved a design with read more »

Delaware ditches “Share the Road” signs

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced last November that they would stop using the ambiguous “Share the Road” sign. For the rationale, I’m going to copy the entire article by James Wilson, executive director of Bike Delaware, and Mark Luszcz, chief traffic engineer of the Delaware Department of Transportation, as published in the Institute of read more »

Santa Cruz approves "Bikes In Lane" signs for Mission Street

State approval required before signs installed In a meeting last week, the Santa Cruz City Council unanimously voted to request “Bikes In Lane” signs to be installed on Mission Street, where two cyclists were killed by passing traffic over the past eight months. Local cycling advocates, traffic engineers, and officials agree that Mission Street is read more »

Friday Roundup

Happy Friday, all. Bike Month continues with all kinds of fun activities. The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Stage Race begins today at South Lake Tahoe (assuming they don’t get snowed out); I’ll be there Saturday to watch the racing. Read more bike news below the photo of parked bikes outside of a local cafe read more »

Bollywood By Bikes, via Brooklyn

Reading this report of air quality data censorship in New Dehli reminded me to look into the status of bike culture in the popular culture of the subcontinent. To wit, what has Bollywood done with bicycles, lately? When I came across this video I thought “Cool, Bollywood does hipster bike music videos now.” The cast read more »