VA to Use I-66 Inside the Beltway Tolls for Carpooling, Bus-riding and Other Alternatives

The Washington Post reports, “Virginia’s top policymaking panel on transportation gave unanimous approval Thursday to 10 programs supporters say will make travel easier when the rush-hour toll lanes open on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway next summer.” The report adds, “Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne said the state would commit to using some of the toll revenue to programs that would enhance carpooling and commuter bus-riding, as well as others that would offer alternatives to solo driving at rush hours….”