'Lexus Lanes' Coming to Virginia

High-Occupancy Toll Lanes, a long-time staple of California commuting, are making their way East.

"As Virginia transportation officials prepare to build the region's first high-occupancy toll lanes -- known as "HOT lanes" -- on a 14-mile stretch of the Capital Beltway, the 10-year history of this first-of-its-kind highway in the Los Angeles suburbs offers Washington-area drivers a window into both the allure and drawbacks of paying one's way out of gridlock."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Lessons of Calif.'s Toll Lanes

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