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(a) The commissioner of transportation, subject to the review and approval of the executive director of emergency management and communications, is hereby authorized to designate portions of the roadway as bus lanes where in his judgment a separation of traffic is necessary to expedite the flow of traffic and shall indicate such designated lanes and the type of bus authorized to use them with appropriate signs or markings.
(b) When a bus lane is designated and indicated by appropriate signs or markings, it shall be unlawful for any vehicle other than an authorized bus or a vehicle servicing a bus to enter or use such lane, except when making a right hand turn, or to access a driveway or other allowable curbside parking or loading location.
(Added Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634; Amend Coun. J. 12-11-91, p. 10832; Amend Coun. J. 7-29-03, p. 6166, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 12-7-05, p. 64870, § 1.9; Amend Coun. J. 4-15-15, p. 106130, § 8)