What is the width of a bike lane?

Cycllist riding along a bike lane

The width depends upon whether there is parking or curbs. Extra width is needed on long or steep upgrades to allow for extra wander by the bicyclists.

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has a very good page answering basic questions about Bike Lanes.

References

NYDOT manual, chapter 17

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center – Bike Lanes

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