Express lanes increase the efficiency of our highways. They are free for carpoolers. Solo drivers can choose to pay a toll. www.AlamedaCTC.org/ExpressLanes
Express Lanes help manage growing traffic congestion on I-680 and I-580 and provide people with new commute choices. The I-580 Express Lanes through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore are free for carpools, vanpools, buses, motorcycles and eligible clean-air vehicles equipped with a FasTrak® Flex toll tag. Solo driver can choose to use the lanes for a fast reliable commute by with any FasTrak toll tag. Just open a prepaid FasTrak® account, install a FasTrak® toll tag in your vehicle and electronically paying a toll. Toll prices will be set according to the level of congestion in the lanes, with a goal to keep traffic moving smoothly. Tolls will be collected using the FasTrak® electronic toll collection system. No tollbooths will be used. All of the existing general purpose lanes will remain free of charge to all commuters.