TYPICAL DIMENSIONS CHEAT SHEET 1
CROSSWALK WIDTH: Crosswalk should not measure less than 6 ft. wide.
PARALLEL CROSSWALK LINES: Parallel white boundary lines for crosswalks should measure greater than 6 in. and less than 24 in.
CONTINENTAL CROSSWALK STRIPING: Diagonal or longitudinal continental or “zebra” striping lines should be 12 - 24 in. wide and spaced 12 - 36 in. apart... MEDIAN REFUGE DIMENSIONS: ɖWidth: ɖ Desired width of median is 10 ft. or greater. (Absolute minimum is 6 ft.)
12 - 36” gap
6’ - min
12 - 24” stripe
ɖLength: ɖ Length of median refuge should be 6 ft. or greater. ɖHeight: ɖ Median should be at curb level, approximately 4 in. - 6 in. high.
BIKE-FRIENDLY MEDIANS: ɖWidth: ɖ Island should be wide enough to accommodate 2-way bicycle traffic. ɖLength: ɖ Length of median refuge should be 6ft or greater.
Here: Photo illustrating #2 (and #5 if available)
ɖHeight: ɖ If used exclusively for bicycles, it may be desirable to keep refuge area at street level.
Above: Refreshing a faded crosswalk in Ponderay, ID (Strong Towns). Below: 12 in. wide strips of traffic tape and green spray chalk are used to create a crosswalk and traffic diverter along SE A Street in Bentonville, AR (Megan Sebeck).
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