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

Conference Proceedings


Tina Collier, Texas Transportation Institute, Presiding

Do HOT Lanes Service Women's Travel Needs?

Theresa Dau, Parsons Brinckerhoff

Theresa Dau discussed HOT lanes and the travel needs of women. She highlighted the key elements of women's transportation needs and the characteristics of HOT lanes. She described the experience to date with the 91 Express Lanes in Orange County and the I-15 FasTrak™ lanes in San Diego, and surveys conducted on the proposed I-680 HOT lanes in Alameda County.

Beyond Lexus Lanes: Addressing the Equity Implications of HOT Lanes

Gian-Claudia Sciara, University of California, Berkeley and Asha Weinstein, San Jose State University

Asha Weinstein and Gian-Claudia Sciara discussed the results of recent research examining equity implications associated with HOT lanes. They described the research goals, methods, findings, and assessment of planned strategies.

Results of HOV Lane Attitude Surveys in Southern California

John Billheimer, Consultant

John Billheimer discussed the results of surveys of HOV lane users and non-users conducted in different metropolitan areas in California from 1978 to 2003. He highlighted some of the key findings from the surveys and described trends in use and perceptions related to HOV lanes.

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