Study finds banishing hybrid HOV stickers made traffic worse

Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by Arroyo, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. Arroyo

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    Just when you think all is back to normal with single-occupant hybrids out of the carpool lane, it turns out we might want ‘em back in. In June of this year, We warned of a Hybrid Carmageddon that would envelop California, once the single-occupant HOV lane access stickers expired on the 85,000 hybrid vehicle.Well, the summer is over, everyone is back to work and school—and a new UC Berkeley study finds that banishing those hybrid drivers from the carpool lanes has made traffic slower for everyone.

    HYBRIDS COME HOME TO ROOST | LA Car

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    Did kicking hybrids from carpool lanes slow everyone down?
     
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    Like this is another one we did not see coming!!!
     
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    Good thing NY still allow no-plug Prius in the HOV lane.