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In Seattle, they are trying something I have never seen before that goes beyond the usual warning signage: the DOT is using "sharrows" and markings to visually guide cyclists in the art of making some of these crossings. Anecdotally, it seems to work well. I found it reassuring that my path was predetermined as I approached instead of having to guesstimate. Stay within the lines - and all will be good.
Well, ever played GTA games and its crazy missions? It seemed like that when a train was passing by and suddenly a poor old man riding a bicycle crosses the rail track in front of the moving train in a relaxed way.