A major change is coming to the car pool lanes in Orange County.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
Metro Friday opened the last portion of a 10-mile stretch of the northbound 405 carpool lane through the Sepulveda Pass, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Commuters who have suffered through the 405 Freeway construction along the Sepulveda Pass will be thrilled to know the carpool lane is finally opening Friday morning.
Solo motorists could drive in carpool lanes on Los Angeles freeways for a few hours during the day under a new bill approved Tuesday.
The end of a California program, that granted access to carpool lanes by solo drivers of qualifying hybrid cars, has slowed traffic for everyone, according to research at the University of California, Berkeley.
Caltrans plans to build 4.4 miles of carpool lanes on the 170 and 5 freeways by 2014.
Would you pay extra to use the carpool lanes during rush hour traffic on the 405 Freeway?