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)
September 9, 2018, I-66 Tolls hit another high of $46.75 today at about 8.20 AM for 20 minutes and dropped to $45.00 at 8.40AM. This is just 75 cents short of the current record of $47.50 on February 28, 2018. Around 40 drivers paid more than $40 toll on that day. This is probably the highest…
I started reading/exploring the concept of slugging/carpooling when I moved from Alexandria to Fairfax and had to rethink my entire commute. I was still commuting to DC but this time, the starting point was Fairfax, which was further west and which meant more traffic, even during the early hours of 6:30 – 7:00 am. I…
Every Northern Virginia resident knows the pain and anguish they experience in a gridlock while commuting between home and office. The Sluglines assist drivers by reaching the two or three persons High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) requirement, and passengers in getting a free ride to their destination. Drivers had to drive to the slug line to check…