Frustrated Drivers: Long Island HOV Lanes Are Littered With Hybrid CarsHigh Occupancy Vehicle or HOV lanes on Long Island are more crowded than ever. The DOT has the numbers, commuters measure it with frustration.
Bloomberg: HOV Restrictions Lifted, Monday's Commute Will Still Be 'Slower Than Normal'In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.
Carpooling Restrictions At Manhattan-Bound Bridges And Tunnels Lifted Friday Afternoon"Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn't get around we will reinstitute these," Bloomberg said. "They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us."
Carpooling Requirement Creates Nightmare Commute Into ManhattanVehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.