Reality Check: Could a ‘road diet’ on Asheville, North Carolina’s Charlotte Street delay emergency responders?

It’s a traffic trend that’s popping up in cities of all sizes all across the country.

It’s called a road diet and it involves eliminating traffic lanes to make room for bike lanes.

The city of Asheville is planning a road diet for a section of Charlotte Street near downtown, but some are worried about the how it would affect drivers, bikers and emergency responders.