Central Puget Sound freeway network usage and performance

by John M. Ishimaru

Publisher: Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Publisher: Available through the National Technical Information Service in [Olympia, Wash.], [Springfield, VA

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Edition Notes

Statementby John M. Ishimaru, Mark E. Hallenbeck.
ContributionsHallenbeck, Mark E., Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation., Washington State Transportation Commission., Washington State Transportation Center., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 76 p.
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL17591317M

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This two-volume summary report presents an overview of the level of traveler usage (e.g., how many vehicles use the freeways) and travel performance (e.g., how fast they are traveling, where and how often congestion occurs) on the principal urban freeways in the central Puget Sound area.

Volume 1 focuses on descriptive snapshots of freeway usage and performance, while. This summary report presents an overview of the level of traveler usage (e.g., how many vehicles use the freeways) and travel performance (e.g., how fast they are traveling, where and how often congestion occurs) on the principal urban freeways in the central Puget Sound area for @article{osti_, title = {Central Puget Sound freeway network usage and performance.

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central business district and Northgate, and on I between Seattle and the east side of Mercer Island. Vehicle Volume The estimated total number of vehicles passing a particular freeway location over a given time period (daily, peak period, or peak hour). In the central Puget Sound area, electronic sensors.

About Puget Sound Freeway and HOV Performance Statistics. This website describes the performance of the Puget Sound region's freeways, with additional attention paid to the region’s high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane system.

Data from before are from a period when HOV lanes had restricted access 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In many ways, the Bay Area Freeway Service Patrol Evaluation (Skabardonis et al., ) s et the standard fo r comprehensive evaluations of incident management systems since it was a true before-and.

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This is an excellent historical embellished a bit but true-much of Central Puget Sound freeway network usage and performance book first-hand account of Tacoma and south Puget Sound/5(16). Central Puget Sound. Colors indicate classification status: Green = Approved.

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return to main map. HOV lane person volumes were estimated at ten sites on the major freeway corridors (I-5, I, SRI, SR ) in the central Puget Sound area.

The sites selected are representative of the person volumes carried by the HOV lanes on specific sections of the various HOV corridors.

The data are presented for the following locations: I Ishimaru JM et al () Central Puget Sound freeway network usage and performance, update, vol 1. Report WA-RD Washington State Transportation Center Seattle, WA Author: Robert L. Gordon. Freeway Performance: Average Congestion (by time and location): General Purpose Lanes (draft 8 November ) How and Where Average Congestion Was Measured.

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HOV lane vehicle volumes were estimated at eight sites [the list below is accurate for the graphs from the FLOW report but not for the graphs from the HOV report; make sure correct set of graphs matches with list] on the major freeway corridors (I-5, I, SRI, SR ) in the central Puget Sound area. • million people • million jobs •4 counties •82 cities & towns •Urban & rural 6, mi² 1, mi² urban Central Puget Sound Region 2.

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