"What's the alternative suggested? Should the car stop in the car-lane to discharge the passenger? Is it a violation to stop i9n the car lane? Should the driver have pulled into the parking lane to drop off the passenger?"
"I think it's a mistake. Rather than sharrows, I think it should be a single arrow pointing in the direction of travel. Looking on Google Streetview, there are a few spots just north of Lincoln (Kedzie/Hood) where single arrows are used, then…"
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: