Evaluation of Puget Sound HOV Lane Hours of Operation: One-Year Results

This report documents the analytical results of research sponsored by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to evaluate the effects of a pilot program to implement specific hours of high-occupancy vehicle (HOV)-only operation on selected corridors of the Seattle-area freeway HOV lane network. It summarizes the results of a preliminary analysis performed after two months of operation as well as analyses performed after one year of operation.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2004
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 599.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Authors: 
Mark E. Hallenbeck, Jennifer Nee, John M. Ishimaru, Jaime M. Kopt.
Originator: 
Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
Number of Pages: 
82
Subject: 
Evaluation, High occupancy vehicles, High occupancy vehicle lanes, Vehicle occupancy, Peak hour traffic, Freeway operations, Accident records, Traffic flow, Highway traffic.