Peak Hour HOVL Volumes

HOV Lane and non-HOV Lane Comparison

HOV Lane Violation Rates

Contact Information

Ramp HOV Bypasses

Peak Hour HOV Lane Time Savings

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The ANNUAL HOVL REPORT is prepared by the Office of Highway Operations in District 4 of California Department of Transportation ( Caltrans ). This report contains information concernin the High Occupancy Vehicle ( HOV ) lanes on the San Francisco Bay Area freeway system. Traffic performance data for calendar year 2001 for all mainline HOV lanes andHOV toll gates are provided, including volumes, vehicle occupancies, and violations rates. Data for this report is collected twice annually - once in the Spring and in the Fall - when normal commute traffic patterns and conditions generally occur. Volumes and occupancy data for HOV bypass lanes at metered freeway on - ramps are not included in this annual report. However, general information on these ramps is included.

Major changesin 2001

The westbound Roue 92 HOV lane, the west approach to the Hayward / San Mateo bridge in Alameda County was extended to Hesperian Boulevard in July of this year. Also, the HOV lane was located to the left-hand side, in the median.

The westbound Route 4 HOV lane in Contra Costa County was extended to Railroad Avenue on June 30, 2001. On August 3, 2001, a new eastbound HOV lane was opened on Route 4 in Contra Costa County between east of Route 242 interchane and west of Railroad Avenue.


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