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Do commuters dream of an open buslane?

By riotous - 19 August 2010 7

Does anyone have the inside word on when the bus lane on Barry Drive will open?  It seems the road works have been complete for some time now, and the entire stretch of bus lane is closed only because of some final work on the bike path(!) right down near the lights at ANU.

Every time I catch the bus, I find myself looking longingly at the open road on the other side of the orange poles, and every time I’m in the car I find myself wondering why we are still doing 60 when the road is finished and could be used…

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Do commuters dream of an open buslane?
Wanon 11:55 pm 19 Aug 10

I find myself wondering why we are still doing 60 when the road is finished and could be used…

You do 60 through there? Why wont you think of the children? Speed up! You’re a danger to every other driver who’s already doing 90.

Aeek 11:31 pm 19 Aug 10

I’ve been aching for the 1st section bike lane (apart from the tree). After the side street, I’d happily ride just outside the bus lane, same as before. Its held up for political grandstanding?

vg 9:15 pm 19 Aug 10

“This road seems to of been finished”

This road seems to HAVE been finished…..God in heaven!!!!

Ryan 6:03 pm 19 Aug 10

Even the bus drivers don’t know, at least according to this: http://actbus.net/forum/index.php?topic=2393.0

Genie 3:38 pm 19 Aug 10

This road seems to of been finished at least a month ago… Shame its still closed.. I dont understand why the first 90% of the road isn’t open…

Anyone know if it will eventually be a T2 lane also ?

Mothy 11:46 am 19 Aug 10

You’re singing my tune, Riotous.

Thought I saw a crew there fixing up that toppled tree in the bus lane before the bridge on the way through this morning.

lobster 10:33 am 19 Aug 10

You want to go faster than 60kmh? BABY KILLER!!!!!!!11

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