A sign in Springfield advertises the opening of the I-95 Hot Lanes this month.

A sign in Springfield advertises the opening of the I-95 Hot Lanes this month.

Looking for a way to escape the road-choking traffic that plagues our region? In some areas, you can hop into express lanes and cruise at the speed limit to your destination — if you’re in a carpool or willing pay a price. Another set of high-occupancy toll lanes is opening on I-95 in Virginia, joining similar toll lanes on the Capital Beltway. We explore who uses them and whether this new darling of transportation planners will spring up on other highways around our region.

Guests

  • Jennifer Aument Group General Manager for North America, Transurban
  • Kanti Srikanth Director of Transportation, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

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