Bus Operations on Highway Shoulders

This research will identify the potential for, and obstacles to, bus operations on roadway shoulders (BOS) to provide a level of service advantage to bus transit. This will be accomplished by conceptual modeling to identify issues and factors, review of literature and documented experience, interviews with representatives of agencies operating BOS, development of case studies, and interpretation of results.


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    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      R 27-5

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  United States  62764
    • Performing Organizations:

      Northwestern University, Evanston

      Transportation Center, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
      2145 Sheridan Road, A335
      Evanston, IL  United States  60208
    • Principal Investigators:

      Schofer, Joseph

    • Start Date: 20060719
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: RiP Project 12078

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01458417
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R 27-5
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:42PM