The Ticker tackles downtown sidewalks and veers into street issues.
Nothing new, but worth mentioning that when people bike downtown they belong on the street and all three lanes–not just the bike lane. In fact, due to poor design of Traverse City’s bike lanes and the likelihood of being doored, it’s is considered practical to avoid the bike lane.
Yes, you can take the left lane…and look good doing it.
As well, a reminder that TC passed an ordinance last year requiring traffic to stop, not yield, at crosswalks when people on foot present to cross.
More on the rules of the streets.