Caltrans and Metro on Thursday morning officially dedicated 2.2 miles of HOV lanes in both directions on the 10 freeway between the 605 freeway and Puente Avenue in Baldwin Park. The lanes cost $180 million. “As the transportation funding authority for Los Angeles County, Metro programmed $192 million for completion [continue reading]
The ExpressLanes on the 10 freeway between Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles and the 605 freeway opened early Saturday morning and thus far all has been going well. A few interesting stats: •Speeds in the ExpressLanes through this morning’s commute remained above 45 miles per hour 100 percent of [continue reading]
The 14 miles of ExpressLanes between Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles and the 605 freeway debuted shortly after midnight. The initial toll to use the lanes from end-to-end was $3.25. The above photo was taken in the ExpressLanes central office in Gardena last night after the lanes opened.
With clear skies above and a sound weather forecast, everything looks like a go for the ExpressLanes on the I-10 to officially begin at 12:01 a.m. tonight. Or to put it another way, if you want to use the lanes after midnight tonight, you need to have a transponder in [continue reading]
Countdown to I-10 Metro ExpressLanes: understanding the differences between the 10 and the 110 ExpressLanes
The ExpressLanes on the 10 freeway are scheduled to open at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, weather permitting. While the concept is the same as the existing ExpressLanes on the 110 freeway, there are some similarities and differences. The big similarity: if you plan to use the lanes in [continue reading]
Metro and Caltrans announce availability of FasTrak transponders for ExpressLanes project on 10 and 110 freeways
The news: the transponders that are required to use the ExpressLanes are now available online, at a new customer centers in Gardena and El Monte and through the Auto Club. A press event is being held this morning and all the details are below in the news release from Metro: [continue reading]