Express Lanes Have a Popularity Problem

Source: Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline, September 12, 2016

Highway express lanes provide a faster trip for carpoolers, people who drive low-emission cars, and solo travelers who are willing to pay more.

That’s the idea, anyway.

But as Americans drive more miles than ever before, express lanes are facing a challenge: they are too popular. So many drivers of all kinds are using the lanes that it is increasingly difficult for transportation officials to keep them speedy…….