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What are express lanes? What are their benefits?

Express lanes are specially designated highway lanes that offer a new and faster commute option for highway drivers. For solo drivers who cannot use the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane (also called a "carpool lane"), express lanes give the option to pay a per-use toll to use the lane.

Express lanes utilize additional HOV/carpool lane capacity, encourage carpools and vanpools and provide more reliable travel times. Express lanes are free to carpools, motorcycles, vanpools and other eligible vehicles during the designated hours of operation provided the correct toll tag setting is used. Learn more about toll tag settings. Outside the hours of operation, the express lanes are free and open to regular traffic.

Topic: FasTrak Basics