The 'Fast' and the Furious: Can FasTrak Lanes Ease L.A.'s Freeways?

Driving on congested freeways is the norm for most Angelenos. For commuters looking to dodge traffic and save time, Metro is providing an option to pay for access to FasTrak ExpressLanes on portions of the 110 and 10 freeways. Reporter Conor Knighton talks to commuters and experts about how these lanes are working out for drivers two years after their debut.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Kathy McCune, director of Congestion, Metro
  • Brian Taylor, professor of urban planning, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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