I am always baffled when HOV lanes are opened to single occupancy vehicles for the purpose of alleviating congestion. The whole point of HOV lanes is encourage people to carpool and reduce congestion by lowering the number of cars on the road. This change just seems totally backwards to me.
jonawebb wrote:@byogman, exactly! ++
Emailing Natalia Rudiak — represents folks out there and has some interest in bicycle infrastructure.
The tunnel is actually in District 2, Theresa Kail-Smith’s area. The dividing line between 2 and 4 (Rudiak) there is roughly Saw Mill Run; the dividing line between 2 and 3 (Kraus) in that area is roughly between the Smithfield/Transit tunnel and the Liberty Tubes.
Kail-Smith also voted against bike-share because of the lack of bike infrastructure in her district, so this would be a good way for her to get some…