2013-03-11: We try to keep it simple: a 'toll lane' is any lane in which a toll is collected. And it's Express. But serious classifiers and afficionados have a heap of acronyms that generate hottles, ettles, tottles, bolles, tells and even hovels. Toll lanes come in many and changing shapes even within these acronymnal classes.
2012-11-15: 76 lane miles of new toll express lanes (TELs) are getting under way in the San Francisco Bay Area with the selection of an Atkins-led team to manage toll services for the projects on behalf of the area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
2012-08-01: Virginia DOT and 95 Express Lanes LLC (90% Transurban, 10% Fluor) signed a 'comprehensive agreement' and went to financial close July 31 on a $925m project to widen and lengthen central reversible lanes and manage traffic with dynamic tolling. There's a groundbreaking in a few days - August 7.
2012-04-24: Georgia's I-85 Express Lanes in their sixth month of operation continue to show strong growth in traffic with a stable average toll rate of around $1.20/trip. In March weekday trips averaged 16.8 thousand (k) 2.3 times the 7.3k in October last year, the first full month of operations of the high occupancy/toll lane.
Branded "95 EXPRESS" a pair of toll express lanes started tolling 6am Friday Dec 5 northbound on I-95 between FL836 near downtown Miami and the Golden Glades Interchange, a distance of about 13km (8 miles). Southbound twin lanes will be tolling in about a year and the lanes more than doubled in length by late 2010.
Turnpike Authority Keen on Toll Express Lane