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Advisory Bike Lane in the Presidio

​Advisory bike lanes (ABL) are a great way to share limited roadway – they provide park cyclists access to new parts of the park, and they help us make the most of limited space in the park.

Project Status

The Presidio installed its first ABL – and the first ABL in California! – in May 2021 as part of the Parkwide Paving project. The new installation is now being evaluated through a study with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) which will evaluate how people travel on the roadway and their perception of the new treatment at two different time intervals – six-months and 24-months – after the installation. The evaluation will be used by the Presidio to determine how the roadway is working for all users and – combined with other studies by FHWA – to establish if the treatment should be used throughout the country.

Survey Open

The Presidio is conducting a survey to evaluate the Advisory Bike Lane (ABL) on Graham Street now through February 7, 2022. The survey is an electronic form with fifteen questions that is expected to take 5-10 minutes.

If you’ve used Graham Street’s ABL, complete the survey here >>

PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT NOTICE: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, persons are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The valid control number for this information collection is 0596-0236. The time required to complete this survey is estimated to average 10 minutes per response.


New to using an Advisory Bike Lane (ABL)? We have some suggestions for you!

Graham ABL Diagram

How an ABL functions:

Learn more by watching this educational vide​o from the City of Ottawa, Canada >>