Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768


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Whether lattes or lane size, skinny is better

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

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Ten feet lanes, rather than 12 feet lanes are safer and have no effect on traffic flow. Ten foot lanes are an important part of the Pike District’s transformation, especially as we work to add separated bike lanes without changing the overall widths of roads.

According to a recent study, roads with the widest lanes—12 feet or wider—were associated with greater crash rates and higher impact speeds.…

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