Welcome to City-Data.com Forum!
U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Jersey
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
View Poll Results: How many lanes do you prefer?
Three lanes. 0 0%
Four lanes. 6 75.00%
No strong opinion. 2 25.00%
Voters: 8. You may not vote on this poll

Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 01-10-2013, 12:14 PM
 
198 posts, read 467,381 times
Reputation: 178

Advertisements

So I've noticed in my area of Northern New Jersey that a few of the four lane major thoroughfares have had sections replaced with a three lane "turning lane" and shoulders, instead of the old four cramped lanes and no shoulders.

Which do you, netizens of CD, prefer?

I think there are definitely problems with both. Numero uno with the three lanes is that they haven't been that common place in my area in NJ, and people might get a little confused. It's a small concern, because they're easy enough to grasp and it shouldn't be an issue at all in a year or so. Issue B is that they're definitely slower, no more passing the old lady going below the speed limit or dodging the person trying to make a right turn. Related to this, they're probably a lot safer because people aren't weaving in and out and are generally going slower. Three lane roads can also handle less traffic in general.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 01-10-2013, 12:16 PM
 
Location: South Jersey
819 posts, read 3,202,047 times
Reputation: 1450
Oh, I thought this was going to be about bowling
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Jersey

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2024, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top