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Advancing Congestion Pricing in the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Process: Four Case Studies

B. References

B.1 Dallas/Fort Worth Region Case Study

Mobility 2030, 2009 Amendment, especially Sections 1 and 17. http://www.nctcog.org/trans/mtp/2030/2009Amendment.asp.

Managed Lanes Implementation in Dallas/Fort Worth, Presentation to Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition, March 4, 2009, by Maribel Chavez, P.E., TxDOT and Michael Morris, P.E., NCTCOG. http://www.nctcog.org/trans/presentations/TRTC_ManagedLanes_030409.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

2005 Regional Value Pricing Corridor Evaluation and Feasibility Study, prepared by URS, for NCTCOG. http://www.nctcog.dst.tx.us/trans/mtp/valuepricing/index.asp.

RTC tolling policies. http://www.nctcog.dst.tx.us/trans/committees/rtc/index.asp.

Developing Procedures for the Determination of Mobile Source Air Toxics (MSAT) and EJ Impacts, presentation by Dan Lamers, NCTCOG to IBTTA Facilities Management Workshop, April 28, 2008.

B.2 Puget Sound Region Case Study

The PSRC web site has considerable information about the plan and the analytical details on its web site. In particular:

These appendices in particular shed light on analytical techniques:

  • Appendix E: Technical Description of the Modeling Framework;
  • Appendix K: Data Analysis and Forecasting at the PSRC: New Tools Within and Integrated Modeling Framework; and
  • Benefit/Cost Analysis web page, with several helpful references: http://www.psrc.org/data/models/benefit/cost analysis/.

B.3 Minneapolis/St. Paul Region Case Study

2010 Transportation Policy Plan, Adopted 2009, Amended 2010, Metropolitan Council. http://www.metrocouncil.org/planning/transportation/TPP/2008/index.htm.

Minnesota Department of Transportation I‑394 MnPASS Technical Evaluation, Final Report. Prepared by Cambridge Systematics, Inc. November 2006. http://www.mnpass.org/pdfs/394mnpass_tech_eval.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

Buckeye, K.R., and L.W. Munnich, Jr. Value Pricing Education and Outreach Model: I‑394 MnPASS Community Task Force. In Transportation Research Record No. 1960, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council. Washington, D.C. 2006.

Munnich, L.W., Jr., and K.R. Buckeye. I‑394 MnPASS High-Occupancy Toll Lanes: Planning and Operational Issues and Outcomes (Lessons Learned in Year 1). Transportation Research Record No. 1996, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council. Washington, D.C. 2007.

MnPASS System Study, Prepared by Cambridge Systematics, Inc., 2005. http://www.mnpass.org/systemstudy_archive.html.

Rebecca Kalauskas, Brian D. Taylor, and Hiroyuki Isek. Motivations Behind Electronic Road Pricing. What is the Driving Force Behind the Worldwide Rise in Tolling? A Review of Innovative Road Pricing from Across the Globe, UCB‑ITS-PRR-2009-16, California PATH Research Report, page 2. http://www.path.berkeley.edu/PATH/Publications/PDF/PRR/2009/PRR‑2009-16.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

Kenneth Buckeye and Adeel Lari. Measuring Perceptions of Road Pricing Alternatives: Minnesota Public Outreach Effort, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, ISSN0361-1981, Volume 1558/1996. http://trb.metapress.com/content/e628t42847624478/.

Fact sheet. http://www.dot.state.mn.us/upa/documents/legfactsheet0309.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

Overall information, reference to other cities. http://www.dot.state.mn.us/upa/.

Publicity video. http://www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/slp/vp/vp_org/about/videos.html.

I‑35 customer information, MnPASS outreach events, survey results, operations. http://www.mnpass.org/outreach.html.

Minnesota Statues 160.84 through 160.93, available at: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/revisor/pages/statute/statute_chapter_toc.php?year=2006&chapter=160.

B.4 San Francisco Bay Area Case Study

2030 Plan. http://www.mtc.ca.gov/planning/2035_plan/index.htm.

HOT Principles. http://www.mtc.ca.gov/planning/hov/Res3868_Att_B‑HOT_Network_Principles.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

HOT Lane Analysis. http://www.mtc.ca.gov/planning/hov/HOT_Phase_3_report/2_HOT_Lanes_Final_Report.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

FAQ. http://www.mtc.ca.gov/planning/hov/faq.htm.

Bay Bridge Pricing proposal. http://www.mtc.ca.gov/news/info/toll_increase.htm.

Bay Bridge Pricing Proposal Power Point. http://www.mtc.ca.gov/news/info/2009/Toll_Increase_Recommendation_12-9-09.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

Bay Bridge Pricing Analysis PowerPoint. http://apps.mtc.ca.gov/meeting_packet_documents/agenda_1367/3_TollIncreaseRecommendationFinal.pdf. Download the free Adobe Reader to view PDFs

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