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					BICYCLE FACILITIES                                         RULES OF THE ROAD                                               BICYCLE SAFETY ON STREETS
Streets                                                    1. The rights and duties of people operating bicycles           1. Protect yourself. Be noticed. Wear bright cloth-
  All streets can be used by bicyclists. Bicyclists must      on a roadway are the same as the rights and duties              ing. Have lights and reflectors on your bicycle.
  be aware of the character of traffic and roadway
  on each street and evaluate the degree of risk they
  are willing to accept in sharing the roadway with
                                                              of the driver of any vehicle on the roadway.
                                                           2. Any person operating a bicycle shall obey the in-
                                                              structions of official traffic control signs, signals, and
                                                                                                                              Wear a protective helmet. Keep ears open to hear
                                                                                                                              traffic, trains, or warnings from others.
                                                                                                                           2. Obey all traffic rules and signs. Stop at all stop
                                                                                                                                                                                         Springfield
                                                                                                                                                                                             Bicycle
  other traffic. The most suitable streets have wide                                                                          signs and signals, and yield to traffic, including
                                                              markings controlling vehicles on the roadway.
  outside lanes, low traffic speed, low traffic volume,
                                                              When dismounted, the bicycle operator shall obey                pedestrians, when appropriate.
  few high-volume cross streets and driveways, and
                                                              all rules pertaining to pedestrians.                         3. Drive on the right side of the street (in the same
  no obstacles in the path of the bicycle such as storm


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  water grates and uneven pavement. Nearly all             3. A bicycle is to be used to carry only the number of             direction as automobiles). Normal positioning is 2-4
  local residential streets are suitable for bicycling.       people for which the bicycle is equipped with seats.            feet from the curb or edge of roadway or a car
                                                                                                                              door’s width from parked cars.
Bike Lanes                                                 4. Bicycles must be operated near the right-hand side


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                                                              of the roadway no more than two abreast.                     4. Position in intersection approach for intended
  Approximately 4 miles of street have lanes de-
                                                                                                                              movement. Use rule of thirds. If turning right, use
  signed for bicyclists.                                   5. The operator of a bicycle entering a roadway from               right side of lane. If crossing intersection, use center
                                                              an alley, driveway, or building shall yield to all              of right through lane. If turning left, use center of
Bike Routes
                                                              pedestrians within the roadway, including the side-             left turn lane or left side of shared lane. When
  Streets that the City Traffic Engineer has deemed
                                                              walk, and to all vehicles within the roadway.                   changing lanes or positioning in lanes, always check
  suitable for bicyclists and that provide access to
  major destinations and continuity to travel across       6. No person shall drive a bicycle on a sidewalk within            behind for vehicles. Bike lanes, where provided,
  several neighborhoods have been designated as               a business district. Whenever a person is driving a             end near the beginning of left turn lanes. Bicyclists
  bike routes. Approximately 57 miles of streets are          bicycle on a sidewalk, such person shall yield right            should position themselves in the through lane or the
  designated and signed as bike routes.                       of way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible              appropriate turn lane as they approach the inter-
                                                              signal (such as stating “on your left”) before over-            section.
Bicycle Paths
                                                              taking and passing a pedestrian.                             5. Position in lane for speed. If slower than other
  Bicycle paths are provided on the MSU campus.
                                                           7. Each bicycle operated during darkness must be                   traffic, stay to the right. If same speed as other
Shared Roadways                                               equipped with a light and reflectors.                           traffic, use center of lane. If faster than other traf-
  Streets that have high speeds and/or traffic vol-                                                                           fic, overtake on left.
  umes and are suitable for experienced bicyclists
  are signed with SHARE THE ROAD signs.

Multipurpose Paths
 Off-Street paths for joint use of such non-motorized
 travel modes as bicycling, roller-blading, running,
 and walking are maintained by the Springfield/                                                                                               City of Springfield, MO
 Greene County Parks Department. Signs indicate                                                                                               Department of Public Works
 where multipurpose paths intersect with the street                                                                                           Traffic Engineering Division
 system.                                                                                                                                      (417) 864-1980

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             BIKE ROUTES
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             SHARED ROADWAY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        file is provided "as is" for general information purposes
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                        BIKE ROUTES IN SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI
                         Additional information:
                        Springfield Public Works Department                                                                                                                                                                                   League of American Bicyclists
                        Traffic Engineering Division                                                                                                                                                                                          1612 K Street NW
                        840 N. Boonville Ave                                                                                                                                                                                                  Washington, D.C. 20006-2082
                        Springfield, MO 65801-8368                                                                                                                                                                                            (202) 822-1333
                        (417) 864-1980                                                                                                                                                                                                        http://www.bikeleague.org
                        http://traffic.springfieldmogov.org/bike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Missouri Department of Transportation
                         Ozark Greenways, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                http://www.modot.org/othertransportation/bike_ped/Bikepedintro.htm
                         PO Box 50733
                         Springfield, MO 65805
                         (417) 864-2014                                                                                                                                                                                                       Springfield Police Department
                         http://www.ozarkgreenways.org                                                                                                                                                                                        321 E. Chestnut Expressway
                         Springbike Bicycle Club                                                                                                                                                                                              Springfield, MO 65802-3899
                         PO Box 9823                                                                                                                                                                                                          (417) 864-1810
                         Springfield, MO 65801                                                                                                                                                                                                http://www.springfieldmogov.org/spd
                         http://www.springbike.org                                                                                                                                                                                            In case of an emergency, dial: 911

				
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