For Relief, Try Taking HOT Lanes

Reason Director of Transportation Bob Poole presents his plan to tackle congestion through a seamless network of high occupancy toll lanes.
June 20, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Instead of adding high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes to highways, Poole says, metro Atlanta should construct a network of high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes. Buses and van pools would travel free and unimpeded on dedicated lanes funded in part by motorists willing to pay a variable price by electronic toll to escape the congestion. It's not pie-in-the-sky: HOT lanes are operating successfully with such congestion pricing in three urban areas in California and Texas, and are being considered elsewhere."

Thanks to George Passantino

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Published on Thursday, June 19, 2003 in Reason Public Policy Institute
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