Featured Plug ins lose free access to LA county's express toll lanes

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    Clean air vehicles will no longer ride pay lanes for free in LA County
    Clean air vehicles will no longer ride pay lanes for free in LA County – Daily News

    "Metro justified the move by saying an upsurge in clean air vehicles was clogging the pay lanes, slowing speeds to below the federally required 45 mph, and jacking up the tolls assessed paying customers that are based on congestion algorithms.

    Since 2013, the year the Metro Express Lanes opened, there has been a 1,000 percent increase in decals issued by the state for clean air vehicles."

    The clean air cars will get a 15% discount on the tolls, and this has no effect on the state HOV access.
     
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    maybe they should go bev only, or by battery size.
     
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    The one board member that voted against this as stated it is about increasing toll revenue.
     
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