How will cars and buses merge into two lanes at the far side of a roundabout?

Approaching a roundabout, motor vehicles will already be in two lanes and should already be in the appropriate lane choice based on their next decision (ie turn into a driveway downstream of the roundabout). There should be no lane changes made within the roundabout. When a bus is not present, drivers will yield to vehicles turning within the roundabout’s circulatory lane (making a left turn or u-turn). When an acceptable gap is present, drivers will enter the roundabout a proceed to travel through or use the circulatory lane. 

Buses will enter the roundabout from a dedicated travel lane or bus only lane. When a bus is present, vehicles travelling the same direction of the bus are required to yield to the bus entering. This is similar to vehicles having to yield to a bus re-entering the travel lane from a transit stop and is required by law ORS 811.167. 

Once the bus has entered the roundabout, drivers are allowed to proceed to yield to other vehicles circulating the roundabout or enter the roundabout when an acceptable gap is present. The buses will diverge back into the busway or bus only lane downstream of the roundabout. 

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1. What is the project?
2. Why is it needed?
3. What is the project area?
4. How has the public influenced the design concept?
5. Why spend this planning effort here and not on other roads more in need of safety improvements?
6. Is the design decided?
7. Why did the City decide to incorporate roundabouts into the concept plan?
8. How will the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) impact the traffic flow on Franklin Boulevard? Are these going to be better than signalized intersections? If yes, how?
9. How will cars and buses merge into two lanes at the far side of a roundabout?
10. There's a lot of bike traffic crossing Onyx St. How will people walking and biking get across?
11. Will there be enough time for vehicles turning right onto Franklin between Onyx St and 11th Ave to cross into the left-turn lanes to get onto E.11th Ave?
12. On the east end of 15th Ave, will there be any eastbound railway crossing for people walking and biking?
13. How will the Laurel Valley Hill residents access the Franklin Boulevard Corridor? What are some ways that the residents will go in and out of the neighborhood onto Franklin?
14. Will the left-hand turn from Franklin to Orchard be eliminated?
15. How will the access to Market of Choice (MoC) and Hirons for East and West-bound traffic work on Franklin?
16. How will the residents on Sylvan Street access the roundabout at the base of Riverview Street near Exit 192?
17. How will the traffic congestion following MKA events be improved or impacted with fewer traffic Lanes available on Franklin?
18. If businesses along Franklin lose street access or parking, how will the city satisfy the business requirements to operate?
19. How will roundabouts, with their promise of continuous traffic flow, affect the ability of neighborhood residents to turn west from the south side of Franklin?
20. How will the elimination of the south turn from Franklin onto Orchard impact the viability of Market of Choice and Hirons?
21. Will the new pedestrian crosswalk on the west side of Villard that crosses Franklin impede the turning ability of neighborhood residents wanting to turn west on Franklin?