As a driver throughout Tacoma, I am all for bike lanes for everyone’s safety. However, when bike riders don’t use them it is very frustrating and unsafe.
While driving down the hill on Sixth Avenue recently, there were two bike riders; one was barely in the bike lane, the other one more in my lane. I hesitated to honk for fear of startling them, but I did honk gently but enough for them to hear.
They didn’t move over, so I honked again since the one rider got in my lane completely. Again, neither moved over. I honked a third …