U.S. 36 toll lane is not a “Lexus lane”

The recent Denver Post editorial is accurate in emphasizing that the US 36 Express Lanes gives travelers more choices. Those who ride transit, carpool or vanpool will be able to use the Express Lanes for free. As the US 36 Express Lanes and the US 36 Bikeway open this summer, 36 Commuting Solutions supports the Colorado Department of Transportation, Regional Transportation District and local partners who have worked for decades to make these choices available for US 36 travelers.

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U.S. 36 plan hit for having “Lexus Lane”

The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) hosted a public meeting on 4/21 to to seek public input to the proposed toll rates on US 36. Phase I of the US 36 Express Lanes will open this summer from Westminster to Broomfield. Officials emphasized that cars with two or more passengers will be able to use the US 36 Express Lanes for free. Those who are driving alone in their cars will pay a toll to use the Express Lanes and the two general purpose lanes in each direction will be open for anyone to use for free. Motorists will need to sign up for an ExpressToll account and pay a one-time fee of $15 for a Switchable HOV Pass to use the Express Lanes.

 

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