Lane Assist Systems for Bus Rapid Transit, Volume II: Needs and Requirements

This report describes the transit service needs that can be met by using lane assistance systems and the requirements that these systems must meet in order to be useful and safe. The guidance system functions include automatic steering (or lane assist), and automatic precision docking of buses at stations. The work is based on review of the existing literature and research on the subject of lane assistance, combined with case studies of several transit properties that could potentially benefit from use of lane assist systems. The report also presents analyses of needs, benefits/costs and deployment issues. In addition, the report addresses the development of requirements and specifications, measures of effectiveness, and safety analysis methods.

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    University of California, Berkeley

    Berkeley, CA  United States  94720-1720

    University of California, Berkeley

    California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies
    Richmond Field Station, 1357 South 46th Street
    Richmond, CA  United States  94804-4648

    California Department of Transportation

    1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814
  • Authors:
    • Zhang, Wei-Bin
    • Shladover, Steven E
    • Cooper, Douglas L
    • Chang, Joanne
    • Miller, Mark A
    • Bu, Fanping
    • Chan, Ching-Yao
  • Publication Date: 2007-11


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 119p
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  • Accession Number: 01091006
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCB-ITS-PRR-2007-22
  • Contract Numbers: RTA 65A0160
  • Created Date: Mar 12 2008 5:42PM