The first "Bikes May Use Full Lane" signs (in this region) have now been erected on Marshall Ave in St. Paul (between Cretin Ave. and the river). The sign reinforces existing traffic law that allows bicyclists to "take the lane" when it is necessary for their safety.... like going downhill fast! Don't be shy—position your bicycle in the center of the lane and hold your position.
Program championed by Minnesota Congressman Oberstar shows impact of
“The non-motorized pilot program was designed to create mode shift and
to develop the statistical information necessary to properly evaluate
the impact of investments in non-motorized travel.” Congressman James