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Sunset Blvd. Bike Lane From Silver Lake To Echo Park Could Be Painted Green
Following in the same footsteps as downtown and Boyle heights, Silver Lake and Echo Park could also be getting a fresh strip of green paint on a 3.2-mile stretch of a Sunset Boulevard bike lane.
According to The Eastsider, the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council‘s Transportation & Public Works Committee voted on creating a group to look into creating the green lanes, which are intended to remind motorists to share bike lanes with cyclists on busy streets.
The proposed green bike lane would cover Sunset from Fountain Avenue to Beaudry Avenue.
There was a 1.4-mile stretch of a Spring Street bike lane in downtown that got a day-glo green treatment in November 2011, but after film industry representatives complained that the reflectiveness of the paint was getting in the way of shooting films, it was painted back to white and lined with a thin strip of green.
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