Urban Roadways: a Case Study in Houston, TX

@inproceedings{Qi2014UrbanRA,
  title={Urban Roadways: a Case Study in Houston, TX},
  author={Yi Qi and Xiaoming Chen and Guanqi Liu and Yubian Wang},
  year={2014}
}
As a design alternative for a median opening, directional median openings are normally used to restrict crossing and left-turn movements from minor streets to help avoid potential traffic conflicts. While this alternative may provide significant potential for safety benefits, its effectiveness is affected by a series of factors, such as geometry, traffic control, environmental conditions, and the type and placement of the downstream U-turn provisions. Inappropriate use of directional openings… CONTINUE READING

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