WA Newspaper Says I-405 Express Lanes Are Making the Grade

The Herald (Everett) editorial board looks at the first year of the I-405 Express experiment and concludes that the facility “should be allowed to continue, with an eye toward making improvements where practical.” The editors note that the express lanes, for the most part, are delivering congestion relief, meeting minimum speed requirements and generating “enough revenue [a projected $20 million in year one] to pay for themselves.”