Operational Analysis of Bus Lanes on Arterials
Transportation Research Board, Jan 1, 1997 - Bus lanes - 70 pages
Contains guidelines for estimating bus lane capacities and speeds along arterial streets. It recommends level-of-service thresholds for buses based on speed, and it presents procedures for estimating the speed of buses using dedicated bus lanes on arterial streets.
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