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12th International HOV Systems Conference: Improving Mobility and Accessibility with Managed Lanes, Pricing, and BRT

Conference Proceedings


Chuck Fuhs, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Presiding

Is Occupancy Important

Bill Stockton, Texas Transportation Institute

Bill Stockton discussed the importance of carpooling and considering vehicle-occupancy levels with HOT and managed lanes. He described some of the factors influencing the consideration of other user groups and illustrated the impacts of different user groups and occupancy level scenarios. He noted the contributions of Hannah Wilner of TTI with the presentation.

The Potential for HOT Lanes in the New York Region

Jeffrey Zupan, Regional Plan Association

Jeffrey Zupan discussed the potential applications of HOT lanes in the New York metropolitan region. He described the characteristics of the region and the existing transportation system. He identified some of the possible corridors for HOT projects in the area.

BRT/HOT Lanes — Something Everyone Can Support

Gary Groat, Fluor Virginia

Gary Groat discussed proposals for BRT/HOT lanes on the Capital Beltway and I-95/I-395 in northern Virginia. He described the BRT/HOT concept, the potential design and operation of both projects, and the public response to date.

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