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Bicycle Boulevard Treatments 

 Below are examples of some traffic calming devices that could be used on bicycle boulevards and are already used on some streets in Berkeley.  

 

 Landscaped Diverters    

Channing-RooseveltLandscaped diverters on Bicycle Boulevards are engineered to allow safe, convenient passage for bicyclists.  

 

Photos of Landscaped Diverters
  Channing Way and Roosevelt Ave.
  Russell St. and Piedmont Ave
  
  Russell St. west of College Ave. 


 

 

Traffic Circles   

Ellsworth-ParkerTraffic circles benefit bicyclists by slowing motor vehicles through intersections.

 

Photos of Traffic Circles
  Ellsworth St. and Parker St.
  Ellsworth St. and Stuart St.
  Woolsey St. and Regent St.  
  Santa Fe Ave. and Cornell Ave. (semi-permanent)  

 

 

 

Traffic Signal Loop Detectors   

Oregon-Adeline-2This pavement marking designates the location of a loop detector under the pavement. Bicyclists positioned on these detectors will trigger the traffic signal.

 

Photos of Traffic Signals with Loop Detectors
  Channing Way and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. 1
  Channing Way and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. 2
  Russell St. and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

 

 

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