CBS Denver

It’s funny to think that as drivers along US 36 spend yet another year waiting through construction delays, they may come to think of this year as “the good ol’ days”.

US 36, or as some call it, the Boulder Turnpike, will soon be fully expanded and will also contain new express toll lanes for drivers to use if they wish to not wait in long traffic jams.

These express toll lanes have been used on I-25 in the Denver metro area with great success over many years. The lanes work well because you can pay a fee to use them if you are simply in a hurry.

Some believe that since people who look to use an express toll lane are in a hurry, they can afford any toll that is charged to them. In fact, some have nicknamed these “Lexus Lanes”.

As a capitalist methodology, I do not…

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