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Decision Support Framework and Parameters for Dynamic Part-Time Shoulder Use: Considerations for Opening Freeway Shoulders for Travel as a Traffic Management Strategy
Building off the FHWA Part Time Shoulder Use (PTSU) Guide released in 2016, this new report provides agencies with information and suggested approaches for Dynamic Part-Time Shoulder Use (D-PTSU). The report explains how the opening of PTSU can be optimized based on speed and volume conditions observed or modeled on the freeway, and methods for determining specific "decision parameters" for opening the shoulder are presented.
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