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Zimmerman, Carol, et.al.
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The Atlanta Congestion Reduction Demonstration (CRD) project included the conversion high occupancy vehicles (HOV) lanes to high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes (known as Express Lanes) on approximately 16 miles of I-85 in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the development of Express Lanes, transit service in the area was expanded to include two new buses, three new bus routes, and four new and expanded park-and-ride lots.

A National evaluation was conduct to assess impacts. Evaluation data were collected prior to and one year after the deployment.

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The Atlanta Congestion Reduction Demonstration (CRD) project included the conversion high occupancy vehicles (HOV) lanes to high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes (known as Express Lanes) on approximately 16 miles of I-85 in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the development of Express Lanes, transit service in the area was expanded to include two new buses, three new bus routes, and four new and expanded park-and-ride lots.

A National evaluation was conduct to assess impacts and document lessons learned. Interviews and workshops were conducted with local stakeholders, enforcement personnel, bus operators, and service patrol personnel. Lessons learned are highlighted below.

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FHWA-JPO-14-152
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369
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USDOT Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration
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1533
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Atlanta Congestion Reduction Demonstration: National Evaluation Report
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