Beginning the week of May 20, Alexandria will increase the HOV requirements on Washington Street from two or more vehicle occupants (HOV-2) to three or more (HOV-3) during both morning and afternoon rush hours.
The proposed changes to HOV rules in Alexandria, Virginia, are intended to keep packed buses moving in carpool lanes during a monthslong shutdown of several Blue and Yellow line stations.
The possibility of HOV lanes on Fairfax County Parkway drew opposition from the public at a Board of Supervisors’ Transportation Committee meeting Tuesday afternoon.
On top of the daily traffic congestion and crashes, there are a dizzying array of reversible, restricted and controlled-access highways across the D.C. area. Here are the rules of the road and reversal times for the high-occupancy highways and reversible parkways across the region.
Data provided to WTOP suggest that drivers paid or owe around $3 million in administrative fees and court costs while driving I-66. The total could have been nearly double that.
Continuing a trend that suggests the expanded hours are having a larger impact than the toll price, average travel speeds have generally increased in the extended rush hour periods when HOV restrictions did not apply before.
According to VDOT data, morning commutes on Interstate 66 itself are somewhat faster now than a year ago except between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., when trip times are largely unchanged.
Interstate 66 toll lane construction outside the Capital Beltway is now set to ramp up next weekend instead of this weekend due to the potentially snowy forecast Saturday.
After $40 and higher tolls on Interstate 66 grabbed headlines, WTOP surveyed commuters to find out what’s working and what’s not with the new tolls.
Toll lanes are expanding rapidly in Virginia, and the Commonwealth Transportation Board is scheduled to give additional approvals Wednesday to extending the lanes along the Interstate 95 corridor.
Virginia signed contract Thursday with a group of private companies to add two toll lanes in each direction on Interstate 66 west of the Capital Beltway. Sprawl and Crawl reporter Max Smith breaks down the deal, the plan and the tolls.
Plans to expand rush hour and bring rush-hour tolls for solo drivers on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway moved much closer to reality Tuesday.
If you drive on Interstate 395 in Northern Virginia, a planned toll project may affect you.
Researchers at a Virginia university are working on an app that would make drivers safer and their trips more efficient.
WASHINGTON — Carpoolers will still travel free when rush-hour tolls are added to Interstate 66 inside the Beltway in the next couple of years, but people who violate HOV rules now will have to pay…
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