Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Thursday, 07.31.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1
 2  3  4  5  6  7  8
 9  10  11  12  13  14  15
 16  17  18  19  20  21  22
 23  24  25  26  27  28  29
 30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Dec 14,2007
L.A. considers toll for car pool lanes
by UPI

LOS ANGELES -- A proposal is on the table to convert the carpool lanes of three popular Los Angeles County freeways into toll roads with higher fares during rush hour.

Charging commuters for a faster way to work is part of a plan by the Metropolitan Transit Agency and Caltrans to institute "congestion pricing" in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

The concept gained steam in November when the U.S. Department of Transportation indicated it would give out more grants to fund such projects.

"I think it's a horrible direction to go and I think it's immoral to sell the diamond lanes," Mid-City resident Charles Tarlow told the Times. "I also think it is outrageous that the feds take the position that they'll give us millions of dollars for lanes that exclude people who can't afford to pay."

The earliest Los Angeles commuters might see toll lanes is 2009.

Copyright © 2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

531 times read

Related news
SoCal drivers favor easing carpool access by UPI posted on Jul 25,2007

Highway propane bomb threat standoff ends by UPI posted on Feb 26,2008

Studio tries to block proposed bike path by UPI posted on Feb 28,2008

Los Angeles drops Muslim mapping plan by UPI posted on Nov 15,2007

City to Remove Two Stop Signs at NW 5th & Portland Ave. by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Mar 31,2006

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 12 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?