Karen Gilbertson replied to the topic Week 3 Exercise – Try on the Hat of a Division Specialist in the forum Corridor Management Approach to Operations 5 years, 2 months ago
Consider I-435 along the south side of the KC metro area. This is the east-west section of the circumferential roadway in KC. It is a bi-state roadway segment, extending from US 50 on the east, in Lee’s Summit, MO to K-7 on the west, in Olathe/Lenexa, KS. There is significant traffic in both directions at both peak times. KC Scout (MoDOT and…[Read more]
A wealth of good comments have already been offered here. I would just add these:
1. What other potential contributors to traffic issues exist?
Consider special events and weather.
2. What are the transportation or ITS Needs for this area? Bus Rapid Transit, increased and focused advanced traveler information. An examination of ways to shift…[Read more]
Karen Gilbertson replied to the topic Week 1 Exercise – Corridor Management Overview Case Study in the forum Corridor Management Approach to Operations 5 years, 4 months ago
As others have noted, there are quite a number of good suggestions posted so far. So, given the availability of transit options, what strategies could we use to make the Corridor more active and integrated: Extend HOV lanes. Examine number of occupants currently required for HOV and consider an increase. Review Park and Ride locations for…[Read more]
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