In Los Angeles County, where we spend a lot of time driving, new rules are being considered for carpool and toll lanes.
As reported by the L.A. Times, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board of directors voted last week to study whether imposing more carpool lane tolls and requiring more passengers for carpool lanes will help ease traffic. Metro will also be looking into tougher enforcement on carpool lane cheaters.
But will these rules hinder people from carpooling? And how much would a new plan really help with traffic? Larry Mantle hears the pros and cons today.
Damien Newton, co-editor at Streetsblog California, he has been following the story
Harvey Rosenfield, founder of Consumer Watchdog, a consumer and taxpayer advocacy group in Santa Monica