HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- METRO says they're holding off on requiring three or more people in some of its HOV lanes during peak travel times.
METRO was considering the plan on I-45 North Freeway, I-45 Gulf Freeway and I-69 Southwest Freeway due to heavy traffic in the HOV lanes causing slower speeds.
There is a federal requirement that the lane speed must maintain an overall average of at least 45 mph.
In 2019, METRO has decided to monitor speeds and weigh the options for commuters.
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METRO holding off on 3-person HOV lane changes in Houston