August 31, 2013
In this file photo, cars travel in the toll lanes while the southbound traffic on Interstate 85 is backed up during a morning rush hour.
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The State Road and Tollway Authority on Monday launched the “Pay n Go” Peach Pass, a prepaid Peach Pass option that can be purchased at participating CVS and Walgreens stores in Georgia where gift cards and prepaid cards are sold. Drivers can immediately use the I-85 Express Lanes after purchasing and mounting a Pay n Go Peach Pass.
The high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on Interstate 85 reached an all-time high Tuesday morning, with the toll costing $8.50 for a trip from Old Peachtree Road to Shallowford Road.
Southern Environmental Law Center issues the first report analyzing the drivers who use the Interstate 85 high-occupancy toll lanes.