Bike-Specific Traffic Signals: A Preview of What's To Come
Posted on March 28, 2017
Principal Investigator: Christopher Monsere, Portland State University
Project Overview: Operational Guidance for Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals
Learn more about this research by viewing the final report and related publications on the Project Overview page.
The Federal Highway Administration issued an interim approval for bike signals, based on the NITC project "Operational Guidance for Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals." The project, selected in 2015 as one of AASHTO's "Sweet Sixteen" high-value research projects, has been widely cited and the research is instrumental in beginning to standardize the use and design of bicycle signals.
This video provides a look at what that means for jurisdictions in the United States: