Here’s the news release from Metro: More than 80,000 FasTrak® ExpressLanes Transponders Issued; Numerous Discounts Offered Metro ExpressLanes to Debut Along 14 miles of the I-10 San Bernardino Freeway on Saturday, February 23 Following on the heels of the successful opening late last year of 11-miles of Metro ExpressLanes along [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Assemblyman Mike Feuer recovering (KPCC) I’m sure you’ve heard the news by now — [continue reading]
50K transponders issued so far; preparations underway to launch ExpressLanes on 10 freeway in early 2013
Here is the news release from Metro: Following on the heels of the successful opening of 11-miles of Metro ExpressLanes along the Harbor Freeway and with more than 50,000 Fastrak® ExpressLanes transponders issued, motorists this week will begin seeing messages on the giant display message boards along the I-10 San [continue reading]
The above photo was taken at 7:15 a.m. this morning of the northbound 110 freeway; the ExpressLanes are the two far-left lanes. As you can see, traffic was flowing smoothly in the heart of the morning rush hour. The ExpressLanes averaged about 1,200 vehicles per hour during the rush hour [continue reading]
A few talking heads talking about congestion pricing! Give it a watch — it’s only two minutes.
Metro’s third major project of 2012 is opening this weekend — the Metro ExpressLanes on the 110 freeway between Adams Boulevard and 182nd Street. A few questions have come up, naturally, and I want to try to clearly and unequivocally answer the ones that I’ve been getting time and again. [continue reading]
Also, a reminder that there’s a live online chat on Friday at noon with Metro ExpressLanes Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins. More info here. And here is a post with the most popular questions that people have about the project. We’re trying to answer any remaining questions you have on the [continue reading]
ExpressLanes FAQ, part one — 10 days and counting until Los Angeles County’s first congestion pricing project opens.
121029_Top_10_FAQ We’re now 10 days from the opening of the ExpressLanes on the 110 freeway between Adams Boulevard and the Artesia Transit Center. The project is posting a top 10 of frequently-asked questions until then. Here’s part one; we’ll do our best to answer any remaining questions on our comments [continue reading]
The ExpressLanes project on the 110 freeway opens on Saturday, Nov. 10. Here’s the news release from Metro: Reaching another significant milestone in its Congestion Reduction Demonstration Initiative, Metro announced today that it has issued more than 20,000 FasTrak® transponders in advance of the Nov. 10 debut of the Metro [continue reading]
If you don’t have your ExpressLanes transponder yet — and think you will use one — Mel, the Metro ExpressLanes Van, will be out and about tomorrow, setting up transponder accounts on FasTrak®. Visit her at the Farmer’s Market at L.A. City Hall tomorrow, as well as the following two [continue reading]