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

Description: 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.

  • Date Published: December, 2004
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 599.1
  • Last Modified: October 18, 2007
  • Authors: Mark E. Hallenbeck, Jennifer Nee, John M. Ishimaru, Jaime M. Kopt.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 82 p., 1,048 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Evaluation, High occupancy vehicles, High occupancy vehicle lanes, Vehicle occupancy, Peak hour traffic, Freeway operations, Accident records, Traffic flow, Highway traffic.
  • Keywords: High occupancy vehicles, high occupancy vehicle lanes, single occupant vehicles, vehicle occupancy, freeway operations, freeway management system, Puget Sound Region.
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