New Sharrows & Bike Lanes

Lots of new sharrows throughout the City of Miami. Little by little the city has been striping sharrows and bike lanes through various neighborhoods, a positive and welcomed effort which was unheard of 2-3 years ago. It's a shame the majority of people I see cycling in these lower income areas are usually riding against traffic, an education campaign for bicyclists & motorists is in order if we expect "sharrows" to be understood and utilized by the community. "Share the Road" traffic signs will be going up soon along the sharrow routes.

After checking out the recent work by the city in Allapattah, Liberty City, Little Havana and Omni I headed over to Miami Beach to see the new bike lane on Indian Creek Dr. Coincidentally while taking a photograph of the new lane I came across what a thief leaves behind when they take your bike. (see way below)


City of Miami


NW 10th Ave, between NW 7th St and SW 8th St (Little Havana)




NW 46th St, between NW 17th Ave and N.Miami Ave (Liberty City / Buena Vista)




NE 14th St, between NE 1st Ct and N. Bayshore Dr (Omni)




NW 28th St, between NW 17th Ave and NW 7th Ave (Allapattah)




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Miami Beach


Indian Creek Dr, between 41st St and 27th St (Miami Beach)


Bike theft is so rampant on Miami Beach that I stumbled onto a cut lock on the sidewalk near Indian Creek Dr & 36th St, I often wonder just how many bicycles are stolen daily on the beach. Unfortunately a lot of people never report bike thefts so getting an accurate number is highly unlikely.

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5 comments

  1. It's great that you're covering the positive side of bike lanes in Miami. It's very refreshing to see! However, it's very sad that Biscayne Blvd is getting new asphalt and not one single bike lane has been planned for.

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  2. What the proper etiquette when approaching a cyclist going the wrong direction?

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  3. Lliam, the wrong way cyclist is usually also wearing headphones so trying to get their attention is difficult. They're particularly infamous for this on 16th street in South Beach. Unfortunately a loud "wrong way jackass" is all I ever have for them.

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  4. you should check out the latest construction by dadeland on us1...very spacious bike lanes :)

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