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Tolling begins on Highway 101 express lanes between South San Francisco and Sunnyvale

Original post made on Mar 6, 2023

Tolling began Friday morning on new U.S. Highway 101 express lanes between South San Francisco and Sunnyvale.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 6, 2023, 11:22 AM

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Posted by merry
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Mar 6, 2023 at 12:45 pm

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Tolling is a fraud. We do not have public transport. Few are going to same destination. They have robbed our freeway lanes
To make us miserable.
Hope this experiment doesn’t kast

Posted by merry
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Mar 6, 2023 at 12:48 pm

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I meant to say last

Posted by Old PA Resident
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 6, 2023 at 1:00 pm

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Cannot believe this is happening. It's a regressive tax, hurts the people who can least afford it (those who cannot afford to live nearby and commute to work). There must be better ways to encourage public transport (for example, make some better options available). We paid for that carpool lane through taxes. How can it now be legally changed into a toll lane? Makes me sick whenever I see it, fancy expensive cars zipping along while all the rest are slowed up.

Posted by toransu
a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 6, 2023 at 2:51 pm

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Love having a lane for the rich to use all to themselves while the plebs get to sit in traffic! "We all have the same 24 hours!" they say as they speed past us in their Teslas, on the phones with their assistants to do tasks for them.

Posted by MyFeelz
a resident of another community
on Mar 6, 2023 at 3:01 pm

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I loved the construction signs, saying "your tax dollars at work". I paid to build it, and now I'm gonna pay to drive on it.

Posted by Mondoman
a resident of Green Acres
on Mar 6, 2023 at 5:23 pm

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Another step to allow the wealthy to escape poor government services that the general population has to contend with. As noted above, in this case apparently subsidized by the general driving population.

One wonders, if a plebian wanders into the Lexus Lane and happens to have a breakdown blocking the lane for some hours, is there any extra toll/fee?

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2023 at 7:48 pm

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Some guy interviewed on tv said that he paid $25 from San Jose to S. San Francisco. Crazy.

Posted by Don
a resident of Menlo Park
on Mar 6, 2023 at 10:55 pm

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This is politicians at work coming up with more idea on while to take your money until they're getting 75 percent of all your hard earned money. Check your car insurance that's next.

Posted by merry
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Mar 7, 2023 at 4:39 am

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How do we stop this madness?

Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 7, 2023 at 12:30 pm

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Yes - this is the scheming of our current crop of CA state politicians. Just another way to milk us.

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