Orange County's experiments with private toll roads is meeting with mixed success. But politicians are increasingly calling for making the toll roads free.
The 91 Freeway is the only privately-owned freeway in the state, running from the Riverside County line into Orange County, and is bordered on both sides by backed-up freeways. Three other toll roads totaling 51 miles in length in Orange County are also encountering mixed success. Assembly member Rod Pacheco (R-Riverside) introduced a bill to purchase the "Express Lanes" toll road from the California Private Transportation Company (CPTC). His bill was shot down to doing a study of making Orange County's toll roads public again. An Orange County Supervisor has proposed that the state buy all four roads and eliminate all tolls.
Thanks to Chris Steins
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