One of my pet peeves is the placement of warning signs in bike lanes and on sidewalks. It’s just a little reminder that, in the view of the sign placers, roads are for cars.
This morning I noticed that the bike lane I typically ride in was blocked by SDOT trucks.
OK, I thought, no problem, I can ride on the sidewalk here. Many people do. It’s a bit bumpy for road bikes and there are still a few fire hydrants that take out the unsuspecting, but I was not worried, I ride this area twice a day. But, as I rode on the sidewalk, I noticed that a sign almost completely blocked passage:
Since sign blockage is something that bugs me, I decided to stop and see what message was so important that SDOT decided to block bike and pedestrian traffic.
It was this:
I leave you with a soundtrack for frustration…