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HOT Lane Fee Hits $5 Again

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Commuters are paying more and more for the fast ride to work in the morning. The cost of using the I-85 HOT lane through Gwinnett and DeKalb counties hit $5.00 for the first time […]

WAOK-AM–04/11/2012

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Governor Deal Gets Green Light To Reduce HOT Lane Tolls

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Commuters are reacting to news that Governor Nathan Deal has been given the go ahead to reduce the rate drivers pay to use the High Occupancy Toll lanes on I-85. A spokesman with the […]

WAOK-AM–01/12/2012

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Feds Say No to Two Person Carpools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Federal authorities have denied Georgia’s request for a waiver to allow two-person carpools in a new toll system on I-85. The state had requested the waiver after repeated traffic backups in the […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2011

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Confused About HOT Lanes? UPDATE Governor Steps In

UPDATE: Late this afternoon Governor Nathan Deal decided to provide some relief for frustrated commuters who have been complaining all week about traffic nightmares brought on by the institution of the HOT lanes on I-85. Among […]

WAOK-AM–10/06/2011

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MARTA Riders Must Pay More

Get ready to dig a little deeper in your pocket to ride on MARTA. The transit agency board on Wednesday voted to raise one-way fares from $2 to $2.50 some of the highest rates in the nation. The fare […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2011

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No More Waiting

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Mayor Kasim Reed is promising commuters a quicker ride home once city traffic lights are synchronized. Atlanta residents have been complaining for years that they wait for lights to change for over five minutes […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2011

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