With our crowded roadways, taking away a lane of traffic would, intuitively, seem to cause enormous delays for drivers. And resistance to change seems baked into the human condition. So it’s unsurprising that the installation in December of 2022 of separated, buffered bike lanes along two miles of Montgomery County’s Old Georgetown Road, while removing lanes for cars, spurred virulent opposition.
Data suggests fears of bike lane-induced vehicle traffic nightmare on Old Georgetown Road are unfounded
August 9, 2023