Bad traffic in L.A.’s toll lanes? Blame the 25% of drivers who don’t pay to use them, officials say

Los Angeles Times » On any given morning, more than a quarter of drivers in the toll lanes have evaded the single-driver toll, a problem that has become the top issue for Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s traffic officials. The high scofflaw rate has harmed the efficiency of the lanes, driving up prices and slowing down speeds for the customers who did pay to enter, they said.