The LIE was expanded to add a special lane only for cars with multiple passengers. It has been finished for several years. Someone thought this was a great idea and everyone’s taxes paid for it. It is now time to evaluate what has happened. Doing major project like this ought to have an evaluation when they are completed. Were the expected benefits actually achieved? Were there any unexpected benefits? How about the downside? Are there more accidents because of it? Did it help at all?
There are good ideas and bad one. When something like this is done, we ought to find out whether it works as planned. We should be learning who has good ideas and who doesn’t; who gets things done and doesn’t. And act accordingly.