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in central Oklahoma since 1974

Problem Intersections and Roads

Problem intersection at NW 30th and Rockwell
John Wente
There are pedestrian crossing buttons for both east-bound and west-bound on NW 30 at Rockwell, but neither of them are accessible from a bicycle.The sensors will not cause the light to change for a bicycle.
Moni Bieser
If it is a pedestrian crossing, why does it matter?
John Wente
The light won't change for a bicycle or group of bikes. We either have to run the light (which of course is legal, but not always safe) or wait for a car to come and trip the sensor.
Moni Bieser
Sorry John... could not help myself... that slipped out.

BUT if you use the pedestrian button shouldn't you get off the bike and be a pedestrian anyway?

Personally I would avoid the intersection... or cross once I see a decent break in the traffic.

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