|"Think we're going to make your bus trip any faster by dedicating lanes? Screw that. You're going to be miserable with us."|
Photo: Andrew Boone
|All 8 lanes are needed to move and store cars. Sorry everyone else, traffic means that traffic has to stay!|
|Give up 1 lane of traffic each way for thousands of other people? Uhhh... yeah I don't think so. We'll wait for robot cars kthxbye.|
image found here.
|Part of the plan is to extend "mixing zones" to bikers in the form of uneven pavement between parked cars, right turn lanes, and swift moving cars. |
images courtesy: Janet Lafleur - http://ladyfleur.bike
Shelby Winters understands the issue all too well as she commutes back and forth by car each day and loses more than 10 hours a week stuck in traffic. "Oh god it's always a nightmare with the crashes", she exclaimed, "the stop and go traffic is just soul crushing. I just wish they could do something about this without changing anything that in any way impedes my ability to use every lane on El Camino Real".
After the meeting was over, the city council gleefully drove their cars into traffic, knowing that they probably solved a problem with robot cars in the not-so-but-might-be-distant future.
|Robot cars will eventually fix this traffic problem.|
original picture by Andrew Boone