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I-66 to get toll lanes outside, but not inside Beltway

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will pursue High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes as the way to solve congestion from the Capital Beltway to U.S. 15.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 04:40am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, hov lanes, Ari Ashe

More toll lanes could be coming to the region's roads

As the region makes a list of projects it hopes will become reality in the next decades, a conversation is beginning about adding toll lanes into Washington and elsewhere as well.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, hov lanes, 14th Street Bridge, Interstate 66,

Study: Higher toll prices attract drivers to HOT Lanes

It's the question that drivers on the Virginia side of the Beltway face every day: are the Express Lanes worth it?

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:51am EDT

Tags: Max Smith

Gansler: No HOV or HOT Lanes at American Legion Bridge

Attorney General Doug Gansler tells WTOP his vision for Maryland's future doesn't include High Occupancy Vehicle or Toll Lanes between the Interstate 270 spur and the American Legion Bridge.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Attorney General Doug Gansler, American Legion Bridge, Ari Ashe

Md. transportation secretary talks Purple Line, HOT Lanes

One month into his tenure as Maryland Transportation Secretary, Jim Smith has a lot on his to-do list.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 09:05pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Purple Line, transportation money, Jim Smith

Transurban: Express Lanes don't have problems like Richmond toll road

Creditors are taking over operations of a state-owned toll road outside Richmond that is run by the same company that runs the 495 Express Lanes, though a representative of the company denies that there are any problems regarding the Beltway lanes.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 05:45am EDT

Tags: Max Smith, beltway, Beltway Express Lanes, transurban, Pierce Coffee,

Drivers slow to use 495 Express Lanes

More people are using the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but the increase in traffic in the lanes' first six months has been slow.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:22pm EDT

Tags: 495 express lanes, hov lanes, transportation, transurban, Hank Silverberg

Alexandria residents worry about toxin release at Express Lanes ramp

A citizens association says the release of nitrogen dioxide from cars will pose a health risk to 75,000 Alexandria and Fairfax County residents if a new flyover ramp for the Interstate 95 Express Lanes is built.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 07:10am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, express lanes, turkeycock run, nitrogen dioxide, Edsall Road, Concerned Residents of Landmark

Fairfax County Parkway: Would HOV or HOT relieve congestion?

With the Fairfax County Parkway carrying nearly as much traffic as an interstate highway, one county supervisor thinks the state should study the possibility of widening the parkway to add High Occupancy Vehicle lanes or High Occupancy Toll lanes.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 05:32am EST

Tags: Fairfax County Parkway, road improvements, hov lanes, traffic congestion, Hank Silverberg

Beltway near Express Lanes more clearly marked

Drivers will see Interstate 495 in Virginia more clearly marked after the opening of the new 495 Express Lanes confused drivers.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 10:09am EST

Tags: express lanes, toll roads, beltway, Kristi King, Colleen Kelleher

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