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Design speed and operating speed in rural highway alignment design Krammes, Raymond A

By: Krammes, Raymond APublication details: Transportation Research Record, 2000Description: nr 1701, s. 68-75Subject(s): USA | Design speed | Speed | Rural area | Highway | | 31Bibl.nr: VTI P8167:1701Location: Abstract: The relationship between design speeds and operating speeds on two-lane rural highway alignments is evaluated. The current policy on design speed and its origins is described, and empirical evidence of disparities between design speeds and operating speeds are presented. U.S. policy on selecting and applying design speeds is critiqued, modifications to the design-speed concept in Australia and Europe are discussed, and possible revisions to U.S. policy on design speed are identified.
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The relationship between design speeds and operating speeds on two-lane rural highway alignments is evaluated. The current policy on design speed and its origins is described, and empirical evidence of disparities between design speeds and operating speeds are presented. U.S. policy on selecting and applying design speeds is critiqued, modifications to the design-speed concept in Australia and Europe are discussed, and possible revisions to U.S. policy on design speed are identified.

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