Cross Streets at Freeway Interchanges: Access Management and Geometric Design Issues

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Workshop 177 - 2018 TRB Annual Meeting

Cross Streets at Freeway Interchanges: Access Management and Geometric Design Issues

Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM 
Convention Center, 102B

Workshop

Stuart Samberg, Rummel, Klepper, and Kahl, LLP (RK&K), presiding

Sponsored by:

Standing Committee on Access Management (AHB70)
Standing Committee on Operational Effects of Geometrics (AHB65)

Arizona & New Mexico Access Program Developments

  • Posted on: Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:04
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New Mexico’s Goals (2009-10)

  • Update and improve current manual, regulations and internal policies.

  • Provide training

  • Budgeted for phase 1

Switch from Guide to Rules

  • Mostly procedures w/o criteria

  • All design issues pointed to Green Book

  • Not effective program

  • Not preserving function or safety

  • Lacked ability to address accumulative impacts

  • Little criteria to deny a request

 

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Access Management in Mississippi

  • Posted on: Fri, 08/30/2013 - 23:09
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Parting Observations

  • Applying AMM principles on newly developing highways will not be that difficult
  • Applying AMM principles consistently on existing highways is proving to be a huge challenge, especially for the Appeals Committee
  • One of biggest challenges is moving past the “we’ve always allowed two driveways” mindset

Hurdles Yet to Overcome

  • The LPA Question – ?
  • Developing an Access Management Practice versus an Access Management Policy

Oregon’s Interchange Area Management Plans

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Oregon’s Interchange Area Management Plans — A 10-Year Retrospective
Kittleson and Associates

Conclusions

  • A powerful planning tool
  • Proactively addresses land use, access, and design issues
  • Public process and development techniques need to be naturally transparent
  • The IAMP can formally or informally be applied to all jurisdictions

A New Look at Driver Perception - Reaction Time at Driveways

  • Posted on: Fri, 08/30/2013 - 22:53
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Oregon State University
AM1220Dixon

As part of the AMAG project, Karen Dixon used a driving simulator to study the driver perception - reaction time of drivers of different ages. 

Overview

  • Defining the Problem
  • Study Currently in Progress
  • Concluding Remarks

Next Steps