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dc.contributor.authorAl-Kaisy, Ahmed
dc.contributor.authorFreedman, Zachary Sebastian
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-19T17:10:21Z
dc.date.available2014-06-19T17:10:21Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationFreedman, Z. and Al-Kaisy, A (2010) "Empirical Examination of Passing Lane Operational Benefits on Rural Two-Lane Highways," Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 53-68.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1046-1469
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents an empirical investigation into the operational benefits of passing lanes on rural two-lane highways. Two study sites in the state of Montana were used in this investigation. Performance was examined at a single location upstream and multiple locations downstream of the passing lane at each study site. Using percent followers as a performance measure, operational benefits right after the passing lane ranged between 33% and 42% at one study site and 12% to 19% at the other study site under prevalent traffic levels. Study results also suggest that operational benefits persist for a remarkable distance beyond the end of the passing lane.en_US
dc.publisherNorth Dakota University : Upper Great Plains Transportation Instituteen_US
dc.subjectCivil engineeringen_US
dc.subjectTransportation planningen_US
dc.titleEmpirical examination of passing lane operational benefits on rural two-lane highwaysen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
mus.citation.extentfirstpage53en_US
mus.citation.extentlastpage68en_US
mus.citation.issue3en_US
mus.citation.journaltitleJournal of Transportation Research Forumen_US
mus.citation.volume49en_US
mus.identifier.categoryEngineering & Computer Scienceen_US
mus.identifier.doi10.5399/osu/jtrf.49.3.2576en_US
mus.relation.collegeCollege of Engineering
mus.relation.collegeCollege of Engineeringen_US
mus.relation.departmentCivil Engineering.en_US
mus.relation.universityMontana State University - Bozemanen_US
mus.contributor.orcidAl-Kaisy, Ahmed|0000-0003-1198-0975en_US


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