HOT Lane Discussion. Sept 4, 2012. Some HOT Lane Examples. CA 91 (LA Area). I-15 (San Diego). Drilldown- I-85 Atlanta. HOV lane conversion 15 miles, $110M Opened Oct 2011. I-85 Drilldown.
Sept 4, 2012
CA 91 (LA Area)
I-15 (San Diego)
-- Atlanta Journal Constitution, “HOT Lanes Pick Up Momentum, Critics”, Feb 29, 2012
-- Atlanta Journal Constitution, “Are HOT Lanes a Good Idea For Georgia Highways?”, Sept 19, 2011
--theNewspaper.com, Public Officials Upset Over Tolling, Accessed Aug 18, 2012
HOT lanes provide an alternative, not a solution, to congestion
What about I-77 Specifically?
-- Lake Norman Citizen, “Dynamic Tolling Means Automation, Enforcement”, April 27, 2012
-- Barry Moose, WSOC, “Charlotte Interstates Could Become Toll Roads”, July 1, 2010
HOT Lanes Will Ensure Congestion, Not Relieve It
-- Charlotte Observer, “I-485 Could Be Finished Sooner”, Aug 16, 2008
So Fifty Years of Tolls ~ “Shuffling the Budget” !!
All That For a $20M Gain Over 20 Years?
--Barry Moose, “Engineer: More Lanes on I-77 Should Be Next”, WCNC, Nov 18, 2009
We Have a Window of Opportunity Where Funded Projects Are Coming In Under Budget
Municipal Option A Fraction of HOT Lane Cost
HOT Lanes Extract a High Price
HOT Lanes Will Be With Us the Rest of Our Lives. We Need To Take the Time To Get This Right.