Subtracting one lane from downtown’s main thoroughfare didn’t seem to add up.
Transportation engineers said it would work. More than once, studies commissioned to address downtown redevelopment or traffic flow in Elizabethtown promoted the less-is-more idea.
After a month of experience, the Dixie Diet is working.
Like any change, it required adjustments. But from personal experience and observation, traffic appears to be moving smoothly and motorists have adapted.