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Study: Disqualifying Hybrids From Carpool Lanes Slowed Down <em>Everybody</em>

October 11, 2011 | 9:40 am

Study: Disqualifying Hybrids From Carpool Lanes Slowed Down Everybody

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You’d think that kicking thousands of solo drivers out of the carpool lane would make traffic move faster…at least for carpoolers. But you’d be wrong, according to researchers from UC Berkeley. In 2005, California granted drivers of hybrid vehicles access to carpool lanes (regardless of the number of riders) as a way to spur adoption […]

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