What are shared lane markings?
Shared lane markings (Sharrows - short for shared-use arrows) are experimental pavement markings designed to remind motorists and bicyclists where bicyclists should generally ride when sharing a standard travel lane with other traffic. Bicyclists should ride over the center of the symbol in the same direction as traffic. See an illustration.

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1. What are shared lane markings?
2. Are the rules different in locations with Sharrows?
3. So, if the rules are the same, what are the benefits? What's the point?
4. As a motorist, how should I drive on streets with Sharrows?
5. As a bicyclist, must I ride over the Sharrows?
6. Where is the City of Ithaca going to install the Sharrows?
7. Why not just install standard bike lanes?
8. How can I learn more about this experiment with Sharrows?