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Big changes are coming to Bay Area carpool lanes

In 2019, things will be a whole lot different in the diamond lane!

A Mercury News report published today outlines two of the major changes:

  • As of January 1, nearly 224,000 solo drivers stand to lose their green and white carpool stickers.
  • Soon after, high-income drivers won't be able to purchase decals ($150K for single filers, $204K for head of household, $300K for joint).

It's a really interesting article, and dives into some of the bigger-picture issues facing Bay Area drivers: