HOV Lanes (Carpool Lanes)

High-occupancy vehicle lanes are open to anyone carpooling with 2 or more passengers. You can use these lanes to cut down travel time during your commute.

When commuting to and from Boston, you may notice there are High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-93 North of Boston and on the Southeast Expressway. These lanes can help you get in and out of the city faster by saving a few minutes during your commute. You can use the HOV lanes if your vehicle has 2 or more occupants. This includes: cars, buses, vans, and taxis. Motorcycles can also use the HOV lanes.

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