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Cast a broad net in evaluating traveler behavior: Managed Lanes analysis finds evidence of "theory blindness" that can impact model accuracy.(January 2018)

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)

Continue to promote carpooling and transit services during an incremental deployment of Express Toll lanes.(03/21/2014)

Continually monitor effect of tolls on traveler behavior to maintain operational livelihood.(January 21, 2011)

Recognize that reducing congestion is at least as important as revenue generation for implementing congestion pricing or managed lanes.(April 2009)

Provide early outreach and education to elected officials, decision makers, key stakeholders, and the public about managed lanes and variable tolls. (April 2009)

Engage local operations, traffic control center and maintenance staff in the planning process for managed lanes and congestion pricing projects.(April 2009)

Incorporate managed lanes and congestion pricing projects into the metropolitan transportation planning process.(April 2009)

Incorporate managed lanes and congestion pricing projects into the metropolitan transportation planning process.(April 2009)

Be prepared to make policy tradeoffs between HOV incentives and revenue goals when developing managed lanes and congestion pricing projects.(April 2009)

Consider the complexity of the public-private partnerships when implementing managed lanes and congestion pricing projects.(April 2009)

Travel times decreased by at least 25 percent on SR 520 after deployment of pricing and electronic tolling.(12/02/2014)

Deployment of variable rate, all-electronic, open road tolling on SR-520 Bridge near Seattle yielded $55 million of revenue in 2012.(12/02/2014)

Traffic volumes declined by 34 percent on SR 520 after deployment of pricing and electronic tolling.(12/02/2014)

After deployment of pricing and electronic tolling on SR 520, travel-time reliability improved by 6 to 13 minutes during peak periods on that route.(12/02/2014)

After tolling the SR 520 Bridge, mean travel speeds increased by over 10 mi/h in both directions during both peak periods.(12/02/2014)

Emissions decreased by 30 to 37.9 percent and fuel consumption decreased by 32.2 percent on the SR 520 bridge after electronic tolling was deployed.(12/02/2014)

Transit ridership increased by 38 percent on SR 520 after deployment of pricing and electronic tolling.(12/02/2014)

On-time performance of transit trips across the SR 520 bridge improved by 42 percent during peak periods after deployment of electronic tolling.(12/02/2014)

Benefits from an initial HOT lanes deployment in Minneapolis St. Paul were maintained in the long term, while a system expansion resulted in fewer benefits, but at a much cheaper cost.(April 2013)

Full deployment of mobility applications may be capable of eliminating more than 1/3rd of the travel delay that is caused by congestion.(12/10/12)

Annual boardings for the I-85 Xpress bus service increased seven percent, more than twice as fast as Xpress bus services in other areas of the city after HOT lanes were implemented to address congestion on I-85 in Atlanta.(16 July 2012)

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