Separation Treatments for Protected Bike Lanes: Perceptions and Costs

Organization: City and County of Denver, CO

Year: 2015

Amount: $20,000

Type: Bike Routes/Lanes

Project will install several different vertical delineators along the 15th Street protected bike lane (planters, flex posts and pre-cast curb, alsop possibly parking block or smaller fixed objects like zebras or armadillos) and evaluate them based on user perception through surveys of peds, transit users, motorists, businesses, residents and visitors, how well each treatment withstands various environmental and traffic conditions, and how much each costs to install, maintain, replace, and frequency of replacement. They will also collect data on what other cities do and find successful.

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