Spokane Public Works posted a nifty explanation of what, exactly, sharrows are and how to use them. I’ve posted it below. You’ll start seeing new markings on streets across town called sharrows. What are sharrows, you say? Sharrows are pavement markings installed within travel lanes designed to alert motorists that they are sharing the street […]
We posted last month about sharrows planned for Southeast Blvd. and 37th Ave. The lines have been painted on Southeast Blvd., and these sharrows look suspiciously similar to bike lanes. Here’s what our new “sharrows” on Southeast Blvd. look like: This is what sharrows actually look like: The difference? Sharrows are shared lanes, reinforcing existing
As part of its new Master Bike Plan, the City of Spokane is creating “sharrows,” or shared bike and car lanes, on Southeast Boulevard and 37th Avenue. Below, you can read the City of Spokane’s explanation of the project and instructions for using sharrows.