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Changes Coming For Some North Texas HOV Lanes

To help ease congestion, TXDOT will soon allow people driving by themselves to use the HOV lanes along LBJ – east of Central Expressway – south to I-30.

06/09/2014

I-Team: Plastic Pylons Cost Taxpayers More Than Expected

Most drive by without even thinking about them, but the thousands of plastic pylons lining the HOV lanes on US-75 and I-635 in Dallas are closely being studied by the state.

01/31/2014

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HOV Violator Crackdown Catches Solo Drivers & Local Officers

“I got on and I couldn’t get off.” “They didn’t give us no choice!” Those are some of the excuses Dallas County Sheriff Deputies are hearing from drivers traveling solo in the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes along Interstate-30 in Dallas.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

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Single Drivers Can Use HOV Lanes For A Price

It’s a common complaint from commuters: “There’s no one in them and everyone else is sitting in three lanes of traffic,” says Molly Minatra.

CBS 11–12/13/2012

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DFW Could See New Rules For HOV Lanes

Anyone who drives the highways in North Texas knows just how clogged those arteries can get. But transportation officials could take a big step toward changing your commute.

12/13/2012

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

HOV Lane Occupancy Changes Being Considered

Drivers may need to prepare for changes to certain HOV lanes in North Texas. The changes could include how many people are required to be in a vehicle to use the high occupancy lane.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2012

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Survey Looking For Opinions On Local HOV Lanes

Love them or hate them, the Texas Transportation Institute wants to know your opinion on the High Occupancy Vehicle lanes that line the highways of North Texas.

08/17/2011

Would You Pay to Drive Solo in HOV Lane? (Audio)

DART, just like everyone else, is cash-strapped and is looking for new sources of revenue.  One of the ideas:  Allow solo drivers to drive in HOV lanes for a price. 

09/01/2010