Docket No. 150364. Calendar No. 3.

885 N.W.2d 445 (2016)

499 Mich. 636


Supreme Court of Michigan.

Decided July 27, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Smith & Johnson, Attorneys, PC, Traverse City (by L. Page Graves ), for Helen Yono.

Bill Schuette , Attorney General, Aaron D. Lindstrom , Solicitor General, and Kathleen A. Gleeson and Michael J. Dittenber , Assistant Attorneys General, for the Department of Transportation.

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, Grand Rapids (by Gaëtan Gerville-Réache and John J. Bursch ) for the Michigan County Road Commission Self-Insurance Pool and the County Road Association of Michigan.

Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho, PLC, Livonia (by Karen M. Daley ), for the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority.

Briggs Colegrove PC, Detroit (by Sarah W. Colegrove ) for the League of Michigan Bicyclists.

Speaker Law Firm, PLLC, Lansing (by Steven A. Hicks ), for the Michigan Association for Justice.

Carson J. Tucker , Farmington Hills, for the Michigan Municipal League and the Michigan Townships Association.

This is a line-drawing case, both literally and figuratively. We are asked to decide whether a parallel-parking lane, designated exclusively as such by painted lines on the highway, is "designed for vehicular travel" within the meaning of the highway exception1 to the governmental tort liability act (GTLA...

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