Integration of Automated Highway Systems into Existing California Freeways
Automated Highway Systems (AHS) have the potential for providing improvements over conventional freeways in terms of vehicle throughput, traffic safety, driver comfort, and environmental impacts. Although a number of AHS deployment concepts have been presented in the literature, few studies have attempted to evaluate the issues and risks associated with alternative deployment concepts.(1–3) This research is devoted to an investigation of the issues and risks associated with the integration of AHS facilities into existing California freeways, in both urban and rural environments.
KeywordsLateral Expansion Tunnel Construction Shared Space Median Space Lane Width
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