Wednesday, March 19, 2014

San Francisco Transit Lanes Go Red To Keep Vehicle Drivers Out

Red generally means "stop" right? So if you saw a lane of the road painted red you wouldn't drive in it? that's what the folks at San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency is hoping. They're painting transit-only lanes red so the drivers of other vehicles know they're not supposed to be in the lanes.

The San Francisco Examiner takes a look at these colorful lanes.

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

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