"There was a fatality in a suburban "court" dead end with a similar truck and a boy on a bicycle some years ago for which there is a police report somewhere out there on the internet, the truck had a reversing camera, they won't…"
"Technically, yes, but doing that could cause giveway signs or other stop signs to the road the cyclists are turning onto to be blocked for cross traffic for 5 minutes at a time. That is because the effect will be to gateway the intersection to…"
"Its legislatively infeasible for them to do this. Cycling is fundamentally not a proscribed, licenced activity, motor vehicle usage was banned (ie a proscribed activity), with an allowance for licenced operators.
Bicycle use is…"
"Autonomous cars that require transmitted electronic presences to detect other things on the road have no place there.
I already have 2 devices run by batteries that serve as perfectly reasonable electronic detection aids. Taillight and…"
"its such a poor design decision to have a bi-di cycleway change sides of the road at an at-grade location. its converting a section that can currently be traversed at 40km/hr on a bicycle into probably a 1 minute average stop and a…"
"its a judgement full of the standard excuses. Honestly the old first mistake fallacy. Drivers (and riders) have collisions because they are making the same mistakes over and over again until one time they do it when it matters."
"Afaik 1 car, 2 car or 4 car tramsets have the same practical stopping distance, and its a requirement of trams that they be used around pedestrians, the whole area is supposed to be amenable for pedestrians, and the roadway was always…"
"The 'upgrade' didn't change anything, and in particular they did not change the positioning of the intersection relative to the ramp - ie the place where cyclists collide with each other.
its understandable that the ramp be narrow…"