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NCHRP Synthesis of Highway Practice 304: Driveway Regulation Practices

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Williams, K., NCHRP Synthesis of Highway Practice 304: Driveway Regulation Practices, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., (2002)

            This synthesis is a detailed assessment of driveway regulation practices in the U.S. it includes numerous case examples and information on all aspects of driveway regulation for access management.

The Effects of Transportation Corridors’ Roadside Design Features on User Behavior and Safety

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Macdonald, E., R. Sanders, P. Supanawich. The Effects of Transportation Corridors’ Roadside Design Features on User Behavior and Safety, and Their Contributions to Health, Environmental Quality, and Community Economic Vitality: a Literature Review, UCTC Research Paper No. 878, University of California Transportation Center, (2008)

Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach

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Bochner, B. and B. Storey. Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach – Phase III Outreach Materials (Task 5) Performance Measures, Technical Memorandum (July 2011) unpublished. http://www.ite.org/css/Task5Memorandum.pdf

This report includes performance measures that may be useful to access management. A few examples include:

Use of Geospatial Information and Remote Sensing Data to Support Improved Roadway Access Management.

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Souleyrette, Reginald R; Plazak, P E; Plazak, David J. “Use of Geospatial Information and Remote Sensing Data to Support Improved Roadway Access Management.” Urban Transport XII.  Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century. (2006, pp 477-489)

Toolbox to Assess Tradeoffs between Safety, Operations, and Air Quality for Intersection and Access Management Strategies

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Hallmark, S., E. Fitzsimmons, D. Plazak, K. Hoth and H. Isebrands, Toolbox to Assess Tradeoffs between Safety, Operations, and Air Quality for Intersection and Access Management Strategies, Federal Highway Administration, Midwest Transportation Consortium, Iowa State University, Ames (2008)

Incorporating Driveway Density into an Arterial Corridor Travel Time Index Estimation Model

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Eisele, W.L., Y. Zhang, E.S. Park, R. Stensrud, “Incorporating Driveway Density into an Arterial Corridor Travel Time Index Estimation Model,” 10-2670, Proceedings of the 89th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (2010)

Access Management Performance Measures for Virginia: A Practical Approach for Public Accountability

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Connelly, J. P., L. A. Hoel, L. A. Lacy, and J. S. Miller. Access Management Performance Measures for Virginia: A Practical Approach for Public Accountability. Virginia Transportation Research Council, Virginia Department of Transportation, Charlottesville, Virginia (2010) [Connelly, J., L. Hoel and J. Miller, “Selection of Performance Measures for a State Access Management Program,” Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting (2010)]

Operational Effects of Right Turns Followed by U-Turns at Signalized Intersections as Alternatives to Direct Left-Turns from Driveways

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Liu, P., F. Hu and J. Lu, “Operational Effects of Right Turns Followed by U-Turns at Signalized Intersections as Alternatives to Direct Left-Turns from Driveways,” Advances in Transportation Studies, Vol. 11 (2007)

Operational Effects of U-Turns as Alternatives to Direct Left Turns from Driveways or Side Streets: Some Research Findings in Florida

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Lu, J., P. Liu, G. Sokolow and F. Pirinccioglu, “Operational Effects of U-Turns as Alternatives to Direct Left Turns from Driveways or Side Streets: Some Research Findings in Florida,” Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting (2006)

Methodology to Quantify the Effects of Access Management on Roadway Operations and Safety, 3 volumes

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Lu, J. et al, Methodology to Quantify the Effects of Access Management on Roadway Operations and Safety, 3 volumes, prepared by the University of South Florida for the Florida Department of Transportation, Tampa, FL, (2001)

Evaluating Change in Corridor Operations Based on Access Management Strategies Using VISSIM Along US-69 Through Ankeny, Iowa

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Fitzsimmons, E., S. Hallmark, D. Plazak and K. Giese, “Evaluating Change in Corridor Operations Based on Access Management Strategies Using VISSIM Along US-69 Through Ankeny, Iowa,” Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting (2010)

Estimating the Safety and Operational Impact of Raised Medians and Driveway Density: Experience from Texas and Oklahoma Case Studies

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Eisele, W.L. and W.E. Frawley, “Estimating the Safety and Operational Impact of Raised Medians and Driveway Density: Experience from Texas and Oklahoma Case Studies,” Transportation Research Record 1931, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. (2005)

Incorporating Driveway Density into an Arterial Corridor Travel Time Index Estimation Model

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Eisele, W.L., Y. Zhang, E.S. Park, and R. Stensrud, “Incorporating Driveway Density into an Arterial Corridor Travel Time Index Estimation Model,” 10-2670, TRB 89th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers DVD, Washington, D.C. (2010)

Prohibiting Left-turn Movements at Mid-Block Unsignalized Driveways: Simulation Analysis.

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Chowdhury, M., N. Derov, T. Paulin, and A. Sadek, “Prohibiting Left-turn Movements at Mid-Block Unsignalized Driveways: Simulation Analysis.” Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 279 (April 2005), pp. 279-285

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board

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Wan, F., Y. Zhang and K. Fitzpatrick, “Analysis of Platoon Impacts on Left-Turn Delay at Unsignalized Intersections,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2223, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. (2011)

An Evaluation of Right-Turn-In/Right-Turn-Out Restrictions in Access Management

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Lyles, R., B. Malik, A. Chaudhry, G. Abu-Lebdeh and M. Siddiqui, An Evaluation of Right-Turn-In/Right-Turn-Out Restrictions in Access Management, Prepared for the Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan State University (2009)

[ see also Malik, B., M. Siddiqui and R. Lyles, “An Evaluation of Driveway Turning Restrictions in Access Management Using Microsimulation,” 90th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, D.C. (2011)]

Guideline Development for Minimizing Operating Speed Variance of Multilane Highways by Controlling Access Design

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Lu, Jian. Guideline Development for Minimizing Operating Speed Variance of Multilane Highways by Controlling Access Design, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., Southeastern Transportation Center, University of Tennessee (in progress, end date noted as August 2011)

Analyzing Raised Median Safety Impacts Using Bayesian Methods

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Schultz, G., D. Thurgood, A. Olsen and C. Reese, “Analyzing Raised Median Safety Impacts Using Bayesian Methods,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2223, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. (2011)

Determination of the Offset Distance between Driveway Exits and Downstream U-turn Locations for Vehicles Making Right Turns Followed by U-turns

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Lu, J.,  P. Liu, and F. Pirinccioglu, Determination of the Offset Distance between Driveway Exits and Downstream U-turn Locations for Vehicles Making Right Turns Followed by U-turns, Report Sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation, Tallahassee, Florida (2005) 

Evaluating the Safety Performance of Adding a Two-way Left-turn Lane to an Undivided Cross-section

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Hovey, P., R. Chowdhury, Y. Zhou, and R. Fries, “Evaluating the Safety Performance of Adding a Two-way Left-turn Lane to an Undivided Cross-section,” Journal of Public Works and Infrastructure, Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2010)

Effects of Increased U-Turns at Intersections on Divided Facilities and Median Divided Versus Five-Lane Undivided Benefits

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Phillips, S., D. Carter, J. Hummer, R. Foyle. Effects of Increased U-Turns at Intersections on Divided Facilities and Median Divided Versus Five-Lane Undivided Benefits, prepared for North Carolina Department of Transportation, FHWA/NC/2004-07 (2004) [See also Carter, D., J. Hummer, R. Foyle, and S. Phillips. “Operational and Safety Effects of U-turns at Signalized Intersections, TRR 1912, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2005, pp. 11-18.]

 

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