Don't Let The Rich Bypass Traffic In 'Lexus Lanes'

Op-ed advocates against allowing commuters who are willing to pay to bypass congested traffic by using special "Lexus Lanes."
November 8, 2001, 7am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Metro Atlanta officials are studying the concept of turning high-occupancy vehicle lanes into so-called Lexus lanes, available for use by commuters who are willing to pay a fee to escape rush-hour congestion... The term 'Lexus lanes' reflects the perception that most of those buying access to HOV lanes would be affluent people driving high-priced cars. Experience has proved the label valid."

Thanks to Robert Hopwood

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Published on Wednesday, November 7, 2001 in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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