HOT lane study points to importance of reliability over average delay

By Eric Sundquist A new University of Minnesota study on driver behavior in managed lanes provides some findings that on the surface seem highly counter-intuitive, but that may have a simple explanation: travelers care more about reliability than delay. The study looked at prices and usage of

Travel Time Reliability 2030: Innovations and Strategies for Today and Tomorrow (TRB, 2013)

Projects from the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) are exploring innovations and possible trends that can shape the future of travel time reliability. This brief provides an overview of two of those projects. Evaluating Alternative Operations Strategies to Improve Travel Time

Guide to Incorporating Reliability Performance Measures into the Transportation Planning and Programming Processes [Draft] (TRB and Cambridge Systematics, 2013)

The purpose of this Guide is to help agencies wherever they are in the process of using reliability performance measurement to (1) understand and communicate reliability; (2) identify the tools and methods to help them track transportation system reliability; (3) begin to incorporate