COLUMBIA — When the sharrows first appeared on Stewart Road, my first thought was: Oh no, some bicyclists will probably perceive these as marking the space allowed for their use, similar to that indicated by bike lanes. GetAbout Columbia’s language in its “Neighbors on the Go” pamphlet indicates that the sharrow’s purpose is to inform bicyclists and motorists that the roadway must be shared. This phrasing is too vague, I believe, to provide a usable guideline for safe traveling. I’ll explain my concern:
LETTER: Sharrows are not bike lanes
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