HOT Lanes

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Price For I-85 Toll Lanes Soars To Record High

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The cost to use interstate tolls in metro Atlanta  has soared in recent weeks and hit a new record this week. The Gwinnett Daily Post reports that motorists paid a record $6.05 to use […]


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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 […]


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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 […]



HOT Lanes: Are They Warming Up?

ATLANTA (WAOK)-When the I-85 Express Lanes were implemented in October, commuters were upset and severely agitated over the new lanes. A lot of commuters complained that these lanes increased traffic, the rates were too high […]


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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 […]


HOT Lanes

Atlanta H.O.T. Lanes Remixed!

On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we got the answers that everyone’s been begging for regarding the new H.O.T. Lanes. Dr. Malika Reed Wilkins, who is the Director of Marketing & Communications for Georgia’s […]



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 […]