Saturday, July 26, 2014

Despite Public Backlash, Caltrans to Put HOT Lanes on 405 Freeway in Orange County

"High occupancy toll roads." HOT lanes.

Caltrans will install toll lanes along the 405 freeway in Orange Country, from Costa Mesa to Seal Beach, despite the public opposition from local transportation agencies across the board.

This really is an astounding case of state bureaucratic tyranny, and there will be a backlash.

At the Los Angeles Times, "Caltrans to put toll lanes on 405 Freeway in Orange County":
Diana Carey, a Westminster councilwoman who also represents the corridor cities, said the group will be looking at options to fight back against the proposal.

"They've really overstepped their bounds big time," she said.