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Unformatted text preview: suggests will happen in the long run. (1 point, one page limit) 3. Most of you know what a high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane is. Cars with more than a certain number of occupants (usually 2 or 3) can ride in the HOV lane. Others cannot, so this lane is less congested (in principle). A high-occupancy toll (HOT) lane allows cars with fewer than the required number of occupants to ride in the HOV lane for a toll . Discuss how you might decide how to set the toll. Also, discuss the argument postulated by some that HOT lanes should not allow high-occupancy vehicles to ride for free. (3 points, two page limit) As with Assignment 1, clarity and presentation will be factored into the grading of this assignment. Article 1: Back-seat driver: 'Stuck in Traffic' author makes case for congestion By Tony Bizjak, Sacramento Bee August 16, 2004 Article 2: What the Traffic Will Bear By Robert W. Poole, Jr., Forbes Magazine, Forbes Magazine May 10, 2004...
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- Fall '04
- Road, Interstate Highway System, Anthony Downs, Road infrastructure, hov lane, High-occupancy vehicle lane