Guide to Understanding Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure In Bloomington

Contact Info

Planning Department
401 N Morton St
Ste 160
Bloomington IN 47404
349-3423
planning@bloomington.in.gov

Contact Info

Planning Department
401 N Morton St
Ste 160
Bloomington IN 47404
349-3423
planning@bloomington.in.gov

Guide to BikePed Logo

Marking

Symbol

When You Bike

When You Drive

Advanced Yield Markings advanced yield marking marked pedestrian crossing ahead - yield at triangles marked pedestrian crossing ahead - yield at triangles
Advisory Bike Lane advisory bike lane ride with traffic - dotted lines are conflict areas if no bikes are present, drive in bike lane
Bike Box bike box wait out in front - the box is for you! wait behind the stop bar - always yield
Bike Lane Bike Lane ride with traffic - dotted lines are conflict areas solid white lines are for bikes only - always yield
Buffered Bike Lane buffered bike lane don't ride in the buffer - ride with traffic don't drive in the buffer or lane - always yield
Bus Island bus island ride with traffic - yield to pedestrians watch for bikes, and stopping buses ahead
Contra-flow Bike Lane Contra-flow bike lane - thumbnail ride with traffic - in the middle of the lane expect bicyclists - yield when turning
Green Bike Lane Green Bike Lane - thumbnail conflict areas - approach cautiously conflict area - always yield
Neighborhood Greenway NEIGHBORHOOD GREENWAY markings indicate safe and visible riding position expect bicyclists - pass safely
Piano Key Crosswalk Crosswalk2 marked pedestrian crossing - always yield marked pedestrian crossing - always yield
Shared Lane sharrow markings indicate safe and visible riding position expect bicyclists - pass safely
Standard Crosswalk standard crosswalk marked pedestrian crossing - always yield marked pedestrian crossing - always yield
Through Bike Lane through lane dotted lines are conflict areas - approach cautiously dotted lines are conflict areas - always yield

Signal

Symbol

When You Bike

When You Drive

Bike Signal

Bike Signal - thumbnail always follow the signal - red means stop expect bicyclists - yield when turning
High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) HAWK marked pedestrian crossing - stop for red, don't stop when dark marked pedestrian crossing - stop for red, don't stop when dark
Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) RFRB marked pedestrian crossing - always yield, flashing or not flashing marked pedestrian crossing - always yield, flashing or not flashing

For questions about this document, please call (812) 349-3423 or email caristov@bloomington.in.gov.

*Some of the illustrations shown are based on illustrations by Chicago Cartographics for the Minneapolis Bicycle Map, published by Hedberg Maps, Inc.

Thanks to the City of Minneapolis Bicycling Program for the inspiration for this guide, and for their generosity in sharing pieces of their document with us.