Hundreds of people line up every morning to get to work.
But they aren't waiting for a bus or the Metro - they're
grabbing a ride with drivers who are often complete strangers.
Slug Lines have been around quite a while. Sluglines.com
traces the roots of "instant commuting"
to 1971 - when the first HOV lanes were built - between
Northern Virginia, and the District.
Slug Lines are supposed to speed up the commuting process. The
ride share program puts fewer cars on the road and helps solo
drivers qualify for HOV lanes. But in one suburban county, a
certain slug line was actually causing some major traffic
Wednesday morning commuters in Woodbridge made a few changes
in the way they do things with the hopes of clearing up
congestion on Telegraph Road.
Jan Fox has been monitoring the progress in Woodbridge. Click
related video to see her report.