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CMP alumni talk about “bike boxes” in the SLC Tribune.

CMP alumni talk about “bike boxes” in the SLC Tribune.

CMP alumni talk about “bike boxes” in the SLC Tribune. “A bike box is a really awesome paint-marked area on the roadway where cyclists can stand and wait for their time to navigate a left-hand turn,” said Heidi Goedhart (MCMP 2016), Utah DOT active transportation manager.

Bicyclist Kai Tohinaka (MCMP 2012) adds: “It gives clear guidance on how you navigate such a non-traditional intersection,” he said. Without it, “there’s a danger of going the wrong way with these left-turn pockets”.

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Photo courtesy of Utah Department of Transportation