I called in once and said that they should tear-up on lane of all freeways for a mountain bike lane to save energy. You could hear his veins in his neck getting larger over the air.
Politically, he does not fit in the typical talk radio box. You never know who he will back, He backed Clinton and harry Reid for example, so at least he is not of the Dems bad, Repubs good talk radio mindset.
I think bicycles should be allowed in the emergency lane on any highway. I don't know what's special about mountain bikes. I have a Schwinn Le Tour from the 70s.
I remember one time when Bill talked about car pool lanes. He's against them. I dislike the rules of carpool lanes. A parent and a child should not be considered a car pool. I say it should be two licensed drivers. Also, no car is special enough to allow just one driver. A hybrid with one driver is still just a car with one person. I don't see how that takes cars off the road. It doesn't reduce traffic. I wish I had enough money to buy a Prius and put a 427 sideoiler in it with dual quads. Then I'd drive in in the carpool lane alone.
Gathering from the number of single occupant cars I see that get away with using the car pool lanes on Bay Area freeways, I'd say that requiring all bodies in the car to be licensed drivers would be almost impossible to police. There aren't enough CHP officers to go around - that's why people evade the speed limit more flagrantly than they used to - it's very unlikely you'll get caught.
You could - in theory - place surveillance cameras at regular intervals to catch the single occupant cars (send them a ticket in the mail), but it would be hard to differentiate the bodies in the cars between young and old, unless you're only talking about toddlers in car seats. And cameras would outrage the public - much as the citizens of Phoenix were outraged when cameras were used on the freeways there to catch speeders. Employees of the surveillance company received death threats, there were a few incidents of violence, and all the local politicians abandoned the idea as unpopular.