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13th International HOV/HOT Systems Conference: Partnerships for Innovation - Conference Proceedings
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1. Report No.
2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle
13th International HOV/HOT Systems Conference Partnerships for Innovation – Conference Proceedings
5. Report Date
November 2009
6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)
Katherine F. Turnbull
8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address
Texas Transportation Institute
The Texas A&M University System
College Station, Texas 77843-3135
Prime Contractor:
505 King Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201-2693
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
Task No. BA82026
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
Operations Office of Transportation Management
Federal Highway Administration
400 Seventh Street, S.W.
Room 3404, HOTM
Washington, D.C. 20590
13. Type of Report and Period Covered
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes
Jessie Yung, FHWA, Office of Transportation Management, Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR)
16. Abstract
This report documents the proceedings of the 13th International HOV/HOT Systems Conference Partnerships for Innovation. The Conference was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 7-9, 2008. The proceedings summarize the presentations from the general session and the breakout sessions. The general sessions included presentations on the I-394 MnPASS HOT lanes in Minnesota and the Minnesota Urban Partnership Agreement (UPA).

A variety of topics were covered in the breakout sessions. Updates were provided on HOV and HOT projects in metropolitan areas throughout the country, planning studies underway, and the UPA and Congestion Reduction Demonstration projects.
17. Key Words
HOV, High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, High-Occupancy Toll Lanes, HOT, Value Pricing, Managed Lanes, BRT, Bus Rapid Transit.
18. Distribution Statement
No restrictions.
19. Security Classif.
(of this report)

20. Security Classif.
(of this page)

21. No. of Pages
22. Price

Form DOT F 1700.7 (8-72) Reproduction of completed page authorized

13th International HOV/HOT Systems Conference: Partnerships for Innovation

Sponsored by

  • HOV Systems Committee
  • Managed Lanes Joint Subcommittee
  • Transportation Research Board
  • National Academy of Sciences

In cooperation with

  • Federal Highway Administration
  • U.S. Department of Transportation

Conference Proceedings


Katherine F. Turnbull
Texas Transportation Institute
The Texas A&M University System

Typing, Graphics, and Editorial Assistance

Bonnie Duke
Gary Lobaugh
Texas Transportation Institute
The Texas A&M University System

HOV/HOT Conference Planning Team

  • Katherine Turnbull, Texas Transportation Institute, Chair
  • Gina Bass, Center for Transportation Studies
  • Ken Buckeye, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • John Doán, SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Jim Edwards, Sound Transit
  • Chuck Fuhs, Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Randy Halvorson, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
  • Jill Hentges, Metro Transit
  • Lee Munnich, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
  • Don Samdahl, Fehr & Peers/Mirai
  • Jessie Yung, Federal Highway Administration

The preparation of these proceedings was funded by the
Federal Highway Administration, United States Department of Transportation

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