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Model Inventory of Roadway Elements – MIRE, Version 1.0

137. Circular Intersection — Bicycle Facility

Definition: Presence and type of bicycle facililty at circular intersection.

Attributes:

See Figure 10 for additional detail.

Priority: Value added

HPMS/Tool Requirements: None

Illustration shows three types of bicycle facilities for a circular intersection: None (requiring the bicyclist to take the lane); Separate parallel bicycle path completely outside the circulatory lane and crossing each leg through the splitter islands; and Circulatory bike lane painted on the outside of the circulatory traffic lane.

Figure 10. Illustration of Types of Bicycle Facilities at Circular Intersections.

Source : Robinson, Bruce; L. Rodegerdts; W. Scarborough; W. Kittleson; R. Troutbeck; W. Brilon; L. Bondizo; K. Courage; M. Kyte; J. Mason; A. Flannery; E. Myers; J. Bunker; G. Jacquemart. Roundabouts, An Informational Guide. Report No. FHWA-RD-00-067, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, 2000.

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