The Foothill Freeway (Interstate 210) is a vital component of the Los Angeles County and Ventura County freeway network. This heavily traveled corridor varies from three to six lanes including High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes. The main objective…
Senior Management GoTriangle improves our region’s quality of life by connecting people and places with reliable, safe, and easy-to-use travel choices that reduce congestion and energy use, save money, and promote sustainability, healthier lifestyles, and…
Complete streets. Mixed-use. Sustainability. Cycle tracks. Active transportation. Transit. These are some of the descriptors commonly used when talking about getting around the city lately. And in the coming years, Calgarians can expect to add another buzzword…
File: Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Los Angeles, urges lawmakers to approve a measure during an Assembly session at the Capitol. Rich Pedroncelli/AP Gov. Jerry Brown has struck down a bill that would have allowed drivers to use the carpool lane during non-peak…
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Carpool lane laws
Carpool lane laws
May 24, 2016
Driving to work from south Orange County to Irvine means traffic, so Sophii Sandoval and Kirsten Ross carpool, but even then, the 22-year-old legal assistants have to slam on the brakes. “It takes you 10 minutes to get over to the carpool lane, and then you’re just stopped, ” explained Sandoval, describing…
Toronto carpool
Toronto carpool
May 16, 2016
Blancride, Toronto s newest carpooling service, has launched a new app for both iOS and Android devices. The service matches passengers looking for a ride with drivers who are heading their way. Blancride promises to be a hassle free service that automatically calculates how much to charge for the ride…
Los Angeles carpool lanes map
Los Angeles carpool lanes map
May 8, 2016
Beautiful, open lanes of freeway beckon as you stop and go in one of those freak, late-night traffic jams that seem to happen with higher frequency these days. Those lanes are but a mirage, however, as pretty much only carpoolers and people with electric- and hydrogen-equipped cars can take advantage…
What is carpool parking?
What is carpool parking?
April 30, 2016
Concerned about rising gas prices? Interested in saving money on your daily commute? Share your ride with at least one other person and join the UNCG Carpool Club by purchasing a “Rideshare” permit to enjoy these benefits: Save money on gas by splitting the cost of fuel with riders. Minimize wear and…
Carpool Auto Lynnwood
Carpool Auto Lynnwood
April 22, 2016
By Bill Sheets The Herald A long-term plan for toll lanes on I-405 has been sent to state lawmakers. The report outlines a two-phase approach for creating a toll-lane system from Lynnwood to Renton on I-405, connecting to existing toll lanes on Highway 167 in south King County. The state is spending…
Houston carpool
Houston carpool
April 14, 2016
Commuters in D.C. wait to be picked up by strangers. Wikipedia Every morning at a METRO stop along the Katy Freeway in Houston, several dozen commuters gather and wait. Except they re a little out of place. There s a main area where the buses pick up the people who park up at the park-and-ride lot and…
California carpool stickers
California carpool stickers
April 6, 2016
As trivial as this question might sound, it might have serious consequences for future buyers of the i3. Wait, what I am talking about? As you might have heard already, the range-extended version of the BMW i3, which is slated to arrive in the US sometime in April, is apparently at risk of not qualifying…
Carpool Toronto to Ottawa
Carpool Toronto to Ottawa
March 28, 2016
A University of Ottawa professor who helped create a national report on lessening congestion says a new kind of lane on Highway 417 would help save drivers time and money. Stewart Elgie is part of Canada s Ecofiscal Commission, a non-partisan think tank made up of economists who work to find solutions…
Carpool definition
Carpool definition
March 20, 2016
Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A North Bay man purposely drove alone in the carpool lane in hopes of getting a ticket. He says he hopes to make the legal point that a corporation is a person. Jean Elle reports. (Published Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013) If you get caught in a carpool lane, you…
Lincoln Tunnel carpool
Lincoln Tunnel carpool
March 12, 2016
The Port Authority is studying the addition of a bus/high-occupancy toll lane to the Lincoln Tunnel (Image from Lincoln Tunnel Exclusive Bus Lane Enhancement Study ). There appears to be an end in sight for a four-year-old Port Authority study of ways to alleviate congestion in the Lincoln Tunnel’s Exclusive…
Carpool Lane Los Angeles
Carpool Lane Los Angeles
March 4, 2016
Los Angeles got its first HOV lane in 1976. Located on the 10, it was called the El Monte Busway and it was open to any vehicle carrying more than three people. Since then, L.A. County has designated over five hundred miles of HOV lanes, which carry 331, vehicles per day—whew! With at least two travelers…
Carpool Llewellyn
Carpool Llewellyn
February 25, 2016
You may remember that we posted earlier this year. That was a spin-off from his successful vodcast series, in each episode of which he gives an interesting passenger a lift in a hybrid or electric vehicle (EV), which is often the full hybrid . The latest episode of CarPool features the Toyota RAV4 EV…
Carpool, Vanpool
Carpool, Vanpool
February 17, 2016
RELAX AND LET SOMEONE ELSE DRIVE REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION IMPROVE AIR QUALITY SAVE MONEY REDUCE WEAR AND TEAR ON YOUR CAR POSSIBLE DISCOUNT ON AUTO INSURANCE CATCH UP ON SLEEP, WORK OR READ THE MORNING PAPER MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND MEET NEW AND INTERESTING PEOPLE Carpool: A carpool is made up of two or…
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome
February 9, 2016
What is carpal tunnel syndrome? It may sound like something you d hear about on the traffic news, but the carpal tunnel is something you need to know about if you have pain or tingling in your hand. Read on! What s the carpal tunnel? On the back of your wrist are your wrist bones. Across the front is…
Mississauga carpool
Mississauga carpool
February 1, 2016
Carpooling means sharing a ride with other people who work or live near you. Some carpools are set up with rotating drivers who share costs, or a single driver is selected and the passengers contribute to cover fuel and maintenance costs. Carpoolers can take advantage of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)…
Carpooling Melbourne
Carpooling Melbourne
January 24, 2016
Designed for staff, students and the wider La Trobe community, the carpool system coordinates carpooling for each campus by looking for others who live or work along your travel route to drive together. The system is free and is also available to guests who are visiting the University. Carpooling is…
Carpool lane ticket California
Carpool lane ticket California
January 16, 2016
Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle Jonathan Frieman of San Rafael uses his case to highlight rulings that corporations can be considered people. Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle Local activist Jonathan Frieman appeared in traffic court at the Marin County Courthouse in San Rafael…
Green carpool stickers
Green carpool stickers
January 8, 2016
Thus far, the supply of white stickers is unlimited: They are granted only to zero-emission vehicles-battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell cars-as well as natural-gas vehicles. So buyers of BMW i3s, Nissan Leafs, Tesla Model Ses, and other lower-volume electric cars have nothing to worry about at the…
School carpool
School carpool
December 31, 2015
Any parent who has participated in a carpool arrangement knows that, though they can be the school year s greatest gift, they can also go horribly, horribly wrong without good communication and a solid set of rules. We ve thought about all aspects of a carpool and have come up with six basic rules for…
Carpool laws in California
Carpool laws in California
December 23, 2015
New car-pool services sold by ride-sharing companies including Uber and Lyft are illegal in California, according to state regulators. Recently Uber, Lyft and Sidecar began rolling out a new type of service that lets their customers share their rides with strangers picked up along the way to their destination…
Find a vanpool
Find a vanpool
December 15, 2015
About Metro VanPools You need four other people, in addition to yourself — or as many as 14 — to organize a vanpool. The more people, the lower your fare. Once your pool is together, you need to decide on a route, pick-up points and schedule. Choose a primary driver and at least one back-up. You ll also…