HOT Lanes: A Win-Win Transportation Solution

Variable-priced toll lanes would make more effective use of existing carpool lanes and also help finance the infrastructure improvements California has failed to provide.

"By transforming existing and planned car-pool lanes into a network of variable-priced toll lanes, we could guarantee drivers and buses at least one lane moving at the maximum speed limit, at all times, on most Los Angeles freeways. Buses and high-capacity vans would use the lanes free of charge, ... The number of vehicles in the managed lanes would be controlled through variable pricing..."

Thanks to George Passantino

Full Story: A Win-Win Solution for our Freeways

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