Why not just install standard bike lanes?
Sharrows are not intended to be substitute for standard bike lanes, rather they may be a good option where bike lanes are otherwise warranted but insufficient space is currently available. Such is the case on Cayuga Street.

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1. What are shared lane markings?
2. Are the rules different in locations with Sharrows?
3. So, if the rules are the same, what are the benefits? What's the point?
4. As a motorist, how should I drive on streets with Sharrows?
5. As a bicyclist, must I ride over the Sharrows?
6. Where is the City of Ithaca going to install the Sharrows?
7. Why not just install standard bike lanes?
8. How can I learn more about this experiment with Sharrows?