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Title:Review of the Effectiveness of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes Extension
Authors:Peter T. Martin, Dhruvajyoti Lahon, and Aleksandar Stevanovic
University:University of Utah
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Report #:MPC-05-174
Project #:MPC-252
TRID #:01014936
Keywords:high occupancy vehicle lanes, highway traffic control, highway travel, performance, traffic congestion, traffic mitigation, travel time, vehicle occupancy
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications



This study reports on the performance of the extended HOV lines. Vehicle volume, average vehicle occupancy (AVO), modal split, person throughput, and violation rate were collected manually. Travel time and speed data were collected using the floating car method and global positioning system (GPS) software. The data collected was compared with the NCHRP standards and national averages.

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