Posts Tagged ‘stop lines’

It Takes A Village … of SFMTA Workers to Paint “Stop Lines” on Fell Street, In the Wake of a Recent Accident

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

As seen this AM:

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They must be repainting the worn out crosswalk, right?

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Well, maybe not:

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This is the result – brand new stop lines for drivers:

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I don’t know how right-on-red will work here. Maybe you’re supposed to stop twice, once at the stop line and once at the actual crosswalk.

Welcome to Batman, Turkey, Where They Don’t Have a Bunch of Lines on Their Streets

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

The city of Batman, Turkey is a little famous owing to its mayor wanting to sue the Batman movie and comics people, but no matter, just check out their main drag in the photo below.¬†There’s not a line painted anywhere on the streets. See?

That’s quite a difference when you compare that to San Francisco, with its lane markers, “advanced stop lines,” etc. all over the place,¬†right?

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Which approach is better?

[Post #2000, hurray!]