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Our Nation's Highways: 2008
Figure 1-7. High Occupancy Vehicle Facilities by Type and State, 2006
By reducing travel time and increasing reliability, high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes increase the number of people who can move through a congested corridor. While carpoolers, vanpoolers, and bus patrons benefit directly from a time-saving standpoint, we all share the benefits of cleaner air and lower energy use that are linked to HOV operations.
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Data Source: Data Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Performance Monitoring System.
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