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Lane management applications can promote the most effective use of available capacity during emergency evacuations, incidents, construction and a variety of other traffic and/or weather conditions.


Consider road geometry carefully before implementing part-time shoulder use lanes.(11/21/18)

Marketing the benefits of roadway pricing strategies throughout the lifespan of a project can improve public perception of these projects.(04/01/2013)

For successful implementation of a road pricing program, strive for simplicity in policy goals and strong championing of the program by the executive and legislative leaders.(12/01/2010)

Consider stakeholder outreach and education, transport modes that offer an alternative to driving, performance measurement, and area geography with high importance in the planning phase for road pricing programs.(12/01/2010)

Be prepared to face the opportunities and challenges posed by political timetables, project deadlines, as well as pricing-equity issues for road pricing procurement and implementation.(12/01/2010)

Define clear goals and pay attention to key institutional and technical factors for successful implementation of road pricing programs.(12/01/2010)

Consider tolling as a tool for managing travel demand and increasing efficiency, as well as for generating revenue.(2006)

Use appropriate traffic control markings and measures to encourage driver comfort and proper use of reversible lanes at signalized intersections. (07/01/2019)

Deploy reversible lanes on arterial streets to improve capacity in the peak direction, but note that it may yield higher collision rates.(2013)

USDOT identifies ten characteristics that support an Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) approach to improving throughput and reducing congestion.(11/01/2018)

Consider the following three criterial when screening candidate sites for active traffic management solutions: limited capacity improvement options; operations and maintenance resources; and ability to coordinate among stakeholders.(2013)

Implementation of a connected eco-driving traffic signal system can lead to fuel savings of up to nine percent for heavy-duty diesel trucks.(07/31/2019)

Intersection control system for autonomous vehicles results in up to 95 percent reduction in intersection delay.(01/13/2013)

Simulation shows an optimized CAV control framework can increase the effective capacity of high-volume corridors.(3/18/19)

Connected eco-driving for drayage operations on signalized networks can reduce diesel truck energy consumption by 4.4 to 8.1 percent.(1/13/2018)

The cost to evaluate ICM using AMS tools was estimated at five percent of the deployment budget.(12/01/2016)

Agencies that manage multimodal transportation corridors can use AMS methodology with ICM decision support systems to facilitate predictive, real-time, and scenario-based decision-making.(12/01/2016)

Agencies that manage multimodal transportation corridors can use AMS methodology with ICM decision support systems to facilitate predictive, real-time, and scenario-based decision-making.(12/01/2016)

In San Diego, ICM improves mobility for most commuters on I-15 saving them more than 1,400 person hours each day during peak commute periods.(12/01/2016)

Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) on the I-15 Corridor in San Diego yielded an estimated benefit-to-cost ratio of 9.7:1.(September 2010)

Congestion charging in London resulted in pollutant emission reductions: 8 percent for oxides of nitrogen, 7 percent for airborne particulate matter, and 16 percent for carbon dioxide.(July 2007)

Congestion mitigating benefits of cordon charging in London enabled taxi drivers to cover more miles per hour, service more riders, and decrease operating costs per passenger-mile.(January 2006)

Survey data collected from an organization of approximately 500 businesses in London indicated that 69 percent of respondents felt that congestion charging had no impact on their business, 22 percent reported positive impacts on their business, and 9 percent reported an overall negative impact.(January 2006)

Congestion pricing in London decreases inner city traffic by about 20 percent and generates more than £97 million each year for transit improvements.(January 2006)

Controlled motorways offer improved travel time reliability and less stress for drivers, but in some cases costs can outweigh benefits.(November 2004)

Modeling effort shows that Transit Signal Priority can reduce bus travel times up to 43 percent with minimal impacts on non-transit traffic.(May 8-11, 2018)

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