How does Slugging work?
Slugging is a unique form of commuting, different from carpooling. Sluglines assists drivers by reaching the two person HOV requirement, and passengers get a free ride.
The driver pulls into one of the many known locations for Sluglines, where riders line up.
Driver holds up a sign or rolls down the window to call out his/her destination.
Riders first in line heading to the driver's location proceed into the car and off they go!
Slugging Locations (I-66 Corridor)
On Monday, Oct. 7, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will open a new park and ride lot at University Boulevard near I-66 in Gainesville with more than 1,000 spaces, the new lot will provide commuters new opportunities to travel by slugging, carpool, vanpool, or bus service while I-66 construction is underway. Other areas of the lot…
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are sending letters to over 16,000 Virginians with registered vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates to notify them of two upcoming changes that will affect high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane access privileges. Effective September 30, based on a federal law…
A growing volume of anecdotal evidence around the City of Falls Church is suggesting that the imposition of expanded HOV hours and tolls on I-66 has led to an increase of speeding vehicular “cut-through” traffic in the City’s residential neighborhoods, it was asserted at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting. It was a petition by citizen…