Travis Saunders has a PhD in Human Kinetics, and is currently an Assistant Professor in Applied Human Science. His research focuses on the relationship between sedentary time (e.g. sitting) and chronic disease risk in both children and adults. He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist and (former) competitive distance runner. You can connect with him on Twitter @TravisSaunders.
What is the purpose of a bike lane? In my opinion, it is to increase the safety, and (just as importantly) the perceived safety of a cycling route. The biggest benefit of a bike lane is that