High occupancy vehicle lanes - an overall evaluation including Brisbane case studies
Bauer, Joshua I., McKellar, Cameron A., Bunker, Jonathan M., & Wikman, John (2005) High occupancy vehicle lanes - an overall evaluation including Brisbane case studies. In Douglas, Jon (Ed.) 2005 AITPM National Conference, 28-29 July, Brisbane.
High occupancy vehicle (HOV) or transit lanes are seen as an option to increase person carrying capacity and improve travel times for users along congested road corridors.
Over the years RACQ has questioned the effectiveness of HOV lanes, especially in cases where a general purpose lane has been reallocated as a HOV lane. In 2004, the Club awarded a scholarship to two QUT students to conduct their thesis on gaining a better understanding of HOV lanes. The project covered a literature review of effectiveness measures for HOV lanes and field research analysing two road corridors in Brisbane - Waterworks Road and Lutwyche Road containing a T2 lane and T3 lane respectively. Results show that even though HOV lanes may be highly effective in theory, they are questionable in reality. The project assisted in developing an evaluation framework that RACQ hopes will be adopted by road authorities to use on HOV lanes now and in the future.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||HOV Lane, High Occupancy Vehicle Lane, Evaluation Framework, Measures of Effectiveness, Case Studies, Traffic Engineering, Transit Lane|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 05:41|
Repository Staff Only: item control page