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Carpool Lane

A car drives in the carpool lane (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extension Of California Green Sticker Program For HOV Lanes Moves Forward

State Senator Leland Yee’s bill would extend the green sticker program for low-emission vehicles.

04/04/2013

A car travels along the express lane on northbound Interstate 680 in Fremont. (Metropolitan Transportation Commission)

Phil Matier: Bay Area Express Lane Network Plan Picking Up Steam

Transportation planners are moving forward on the first phase of a major regional project to create a network of express lanes along Bay Area highways.

02/25/2013

A car drives in the carpool lane (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Lawmaker Would Improve Commute With Bill To Ditch Carpool Lane

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the push by a local legislator to eliminate the carpool lane on Interstate 80.

08/22/2012

Approaching Toll Plaza

Bay Bridge Carpoolers Face Surprise On Commute

Carpool drivers have faced a longer than expected commute on the Bay Bridge this week because of a problem with the metering lights on the span.

04/18/2012

A construction crew prepares a Bay Area roadway. (CBS)

Flurry Of New Bay Area Highway And Transit Projects Set To Begin

Here come the hard hats! The state is up against a deadline to spend several billion dollars in bond money, meaning 19 transit-related projects are moving full steam ahead in the Bay Area right now.

03/26/2012

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Solo Driver In Santa Rosa Carpool Lane Busted For Meth, Suspended License

A 38-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after riding solo in the carpool lane on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Santa Rosa, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/16/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

South Bay Drivers May Opt To Pay Toll For HOT Lanes

Solo drivers passing through one of Milpitas’ most congested areas will now have the option of breezing through an express lane, but it will cost them.

03/06/2012

Bay Bridge, traffic

Researchers Find Bay BridgeCongestion Pricing Works

A new study finds congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge has cleared out carpool lanes, and made for a faster ride – for some.

11/07/2011

A California 'clean air vehicle' sticker is seen on the front bumper of a Toyota Prius on May 6, 2011 in San Rafael. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Hybrid Vehicles Owners Bid Farewell To Carpool Lane Perk

Come July 1, drivers can no longer zip solo in a California carpool lane simply by displaying the telltale yellow “clean air vehicle” on their car’s rear bumper.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

Interstate 680

Bay Area Toll Authority To Install Cameras To Catch Carpool Cheats

The Bay Area Toll Authority is planning to install cameras on a stretch of Interstate 680 in the East Bay in an effort to catch drivers who are illegally using the carpool lane.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/08/2011

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