Category Archives: Congestion

HOT Lanes Coming to Sections of I-10, 110

Though the idea has been talked about for quite some time, High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes are soon coming to two Southern California freeways.  Construction is underway on a $290 million project on I-10 from I-605 to Alameda St. and I-110 from … Continue reading

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Mega-Burden

The world’s population is exploding. By 2040, two in three people will live in cities, and the world’s urban population will grow from 3.5 billion to 5.6 billion. The number of “megacities” – urban areas with more than 10 million … Continue reading

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Whose Fault is it Anyway?

Traffic map of Monday rush hour gridlock caused by street closures due to President Obama’s motorcade. Days after President Obama’s trip to Los Angeles, residents and business owners are still frustrated at the mayhem that was caused during the busiest … Continue reading

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Pricing Congestion on Mother’s Day

Photo: Cindy Yamanaka, OC Register For those traveling the 91 Express Lanes out in Orange and Riverside Counties this Sunday (Mother’s Day!), bring some extra change, because the toll will be going up.  The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA),  the body that oversees the … Continue reading

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