Effects of Bicycle Boxes on Bicyclist and Motorist Behavior at Intersections in Austin, Texas

  title={Effects of Bicycle Boxes on Bicyclist and Motorist Behavior at Intersections in Austin, Texas},
  author={Jeff Loskorn and Alison Fayre Mills and John F. Brady and Jennifer C. Duthie and Randy B. Machemehl},
The provision of bicycle facilities at intersections is often inadequate and can lead to unsafe interactions between motorists and bicyclists. The bicycle box is a tool intended to improve the predictability of bicyclist stopping position at an intersection by allowing bicyclists utilizing a bicycle lane to position themselves in front of motorists during a red phase. The bicycle box in this application is meant to reduce the possibility of a right-hook collision, where a right-turning motorist… 

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