Bikeways are funded through a combination of public and private funding, including:
Bikeways can be requested by contacting the Office of Sustainability. Please be sure to check the Plans & Maps section to determine if a bicycle trail is already planned in your area. Consideration for new bikeways not already in the Bikeways masterplan are made based upon likely population usage and available funding.
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Bicycle parking is available at multiple, convenient locations across downtown Indianapolis.
There are three key pieces of equipment every bicyclist should have to ensure a safe bicycling experience.
Bike lanes will be plowed just as the roadways are plowed. The lanes next to parking may be more congested due to the snow piling up (it depends on the amount of snow).
Dooring refers to danger that bicyclists face when travelling alongside parked vehicles - the unexpected opening of a car door in their immediate path. Motorists must always look behind them before opening their car doors from an on-street parking position Bicyclists must be on the alert for drivers entering or exiting vehicles or sitting in vehicles
A "green lane" identifies an area where bicycles and cars are likely to come into conflict. Motorists should cross bike lanes only where the pavement markings are dashed. Bicyclists should use extra caution when travelling along or across green lanes.
As a motorist, you should…
Sharrows are intended to help bicyclists position themselves away from parked cars, to avoid being struck by suddenly opened car doors, and to alert other road users to expect bicyclists to occupy travel lanes. These markings will also be used in situations where it may not be obvious where bicyclists should be riding, such as at intersections with multiple turn lanes.
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