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Car-Pool Test / California #246374

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 10, 1976
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(Studio) Report on California experiment to reward car poolers.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Freeway traffic noted, especially on Santa Monica Freeway. Bill Keene of KNX radio narrates traffic conditions. Cars must have 3 or more passengers to ride in diamond lane. Lane meant to encourage car pools. [WOMAN - says lane causes more congestion.] [2nd WOMAN - says it's ridiculous.] [MAN - says lane not working.] California hwy. representatives estimate 4000 of 250,000 cars used diamond lanes. [California department transportation Charles FORD - says some of criticisms valid. Speaks of travel times.] Some drivers picket Governor Jerry Brown's headquarters [L.A. county supervisor Ken. HAHN - says program is a flop.] Diamond lanes here to stay in California.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Rather, Dan

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