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in order to alleviate the increasingly prominent traffic congestion, the city will be in the first half of this year to open a dedicated bus lane in the conditional sections.
bus lanes refers to a particular section of the road, through signs, markings, etc. to draw one or a few lanes dedicated to the bus, while the bus still enjoy the right to drive in other lanes. Open bus lanes, reflecting the bus priority, but also the spirit of the people, but also a means to ease urban traffic congestion. Reporters learned that this year the city will have the conditions of the road in Kunlun Road, the road, Ning Zhang highway bus lane as an attempt, and whether there are bus lanes set conditions to conduct research on the Sea Lake Road, 54 street and other roads.
City, the current motor vehicle has been approaching 300 thousand mark, the main street capacity is limited, traffic pressure is great. The opening of the bus lanes, can provide a quick way for the public to travel, so that people travel by bus greatly shorten the time, you can also make the bus faster than the private car. At present, the city traffic, traffic police, Construction Committee, planning and other departments have begun to conduct research, while the best program. It is understood that there are still some problems in the bus lane settings, these departments are also studying ways to solve the problem, for the early use of bus lanes. (author: Zhao Linsong)