PLANNING, DESIGN, AND OPERATION OF TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES IN HOUSTON, TEXAS: 1995 SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

This report summarizes the activities conducted on a variety of topics for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) conducted the following studies on the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes: field studies on five HOV facilities to measure vehicle occupancies, volumes, and travel times; vehicle counts at 29 park and ride facilities to determine usage rates. TTI developed justification statements for ramp metering, road user cost analyses for U.S. 59, and traffic analyses for the Memorial City area on I-10 Katy Freeway. The project staff developed and conducted specific traffic analyses in the South Main/Texas Medical Center area to measure travel times and origin/destination patterns to address mobility and potential transportation improvements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated November 1993, PB95-193439. Sponsored by Texas Dept. of Transportation, Austin, Office of Research and Technology Transfer
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  United States  76011
  • Publication Date: 1995-11

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00730616
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TX-96-1986-1,, RR-1986-1
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1997 12:00AM