Capacity Research Projects

Expected Products


C05: Understanding the Contribution of Operations, Technology, and Design to Meeting Highway Capacity Needs

Tools to quantify network-level capacity benefits, individually and in combination, of operations, design, and technology improvements

Guidelines for using results in planning networks to reflect sustained service rates

C16: The Effect of Smart Growth Policies on Travel Demand

Analysis of the effect of smart growth policies on peak-period travel demand and methods for analysis that may entail the tools of the C10 partnership

4. Economic impacts of highway investment

C03: Interactions Between Transportation Capacity, Economic Systems, and Land Use and Integrating Economic Considerations into Project Development

Sixty case studies distributed across various highway types, degrees of urbanization, and geographic regions

Case-based reasoning tools to use the case studies

Practitioners’ handbook

C11: Development of Improved Economic Analysis Tools Based on Recommendations from Project C03

Techniques for integrating databased analytical tools with case-based tools

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