A description of high-occupancy vehicle facilities in North America final report by Turnbull, Katherine F.

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Other titlesDescription of high occupancy vehicle facilities in North America.
Statementprepared by Katherine F. Turnbull and James W. Hanks ; prepared for Office of Planning, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, and Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
ContributionsHanks, James W., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Planning., Texas. State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation., United States. Dept. of Transportation., Technology Sharing Program (U.S.)
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Paginationvii, 94 p.
Number of Pages94
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Open LibraryOL14682869M

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A Description of High-Occupancy Vehicle Facilities in North America 7. Author(s) Katherine F. Turnbull and James W. Hanks Jr. Performing Organization Name and Address Texas Transportation Institute The Texas A&M University System College Station, Texas File Size: 4MB.

Description of high-occupancy vehicle facilities in North America. College Station, Tex.: Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A & M University System, [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. A description of high-occupancy vehicle facilities in North America: final report.

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TURNBULL The use of high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) facilities in North America, especially those on freeways and separate rights-of-way, has been examined extensively over the past 20 years.

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A high-occupancy vehicle lane (also known as an HOV lane, carpool lane, diamond lane, 2+ lane, and transit lane or T2 or T3 lanes) is a restricted traffic lane reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles with a driver and one or more passengers, including carpools, vanpools, and transit buses.

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High Occupancy Vehicle Facilities. High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) facilities serve to increase the total number of people moved through a congested corridor by offering two kinds of travel incentives: a substantial savings in travel time, along with a reliable and predictable travel time.

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High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes ensure that vehicles with two or more passengers (buses, taxis, vans, carpool, etc.) have exclusive access to a less congested lane, particularly during peak hours. Congestion pricing. A variety of measures aimed at imposing charges on specific segments or regions of the transport system, mainly as a toll.

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HOV – stands for High Occupancy Vehicles (also see Car Pool & Commute lanes above) and are lanes, ramps or other transportation facilities that in the LA & Orange County metropolitan regions typically are reserved for 2 or more passengers, 24 hours a day, days a year.

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