Morning commuters see travel time estimates to the Pentagon via regular lanes versus the HOV lanes.
Operator says traffic increased more than a third in March-June quarter.
Ideas include converting the HOV lanes to express toll lanes.
Many Beltway commuters will welcome this move.
But an I-66 driver who occasionally uses the Beltway interchange wants to know where to exit.
The speed limit is going to go up on the 495 Express Lanes later this month to 65 mph.
Over the summer, the 95 Express Lanes work zone is likely to slow the start and finish of many vacations.
Metro has an extensive schedule of late-night track work. The region's road work program is picking up after the winter lull.
The express lanes' Web site has added a good old-fashioned printable map to satisfy some travelers. Meanwhile, traffic increased during the year's first quarter.
The cherry blossoms are nearing full bloom, drawing crowds to the Tidal Basin. Will drivers be drawn to the toll-free ride on the 495 Express Lanes?