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LTC, Annual Forum, For Whom the Road Should Toll: The Future of Toll Roads and Road Pricing in California, 05/02/2008, Robert Poole
 

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Robert W. Poole, Jr.; Director of Transportation Studies Reason Foundation

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    LTC, Annual Forum, For Whom the Road Should Toll: The Future of Toll Roads and Road Pricing in California, 05/02/2008, Robert Poole LTC, Annual Forum, For Whom the Road Should Toll: The Future of Toll Roads and Road Pricing in California, 05/02/2008, Robert Poole Presentation Transcript

    • What Kinds of Toll/PPPProjects Are Being Done? Robert W. Poole, Jr. Director of Transportation Studies Reason Foundation www.reason.org/transportation
    • Overview of Presentation New toll roads: extensions & missing links Adding new Managed Lanes Bridges & tunnels: new & replacements Possible So. California projects
    • New Toll Roads: Extensions South Bay Expressway (SR 125), San Diego (in operation) Dulles Greenway, No. Virginia (in operation) SH 130, Austin to San Antonio (financed) Mon-Fayette Expressway, Pittsburgh (pre- proposal stage)
    • South Bay Expressway, SR 125
    • New Toll Roads: Missing Links Triangle Expressway, Raleigh, NC (pre- RFQ stage) Outer Beltway, Jacksonville, FL (RFQ stage) Southern Beltway, Pittsburgh (pre-RFQ) Grand Parkway, Houston (2 unsolicited proposals)
    • Managed Lanes, Conventional I-15 ML expansion, San Diego Katy I-10 MLs, Houston I-495 Beltway HOT lanes, No. Virginia I-95/395 HOT lanes, No. Virginia I-95 express toll lanes, Baltimore I-595 express toll lanes, Ft. Lauderdale I-70 toll truck lanes (MO, IL, IN, OH)
    • Main Lanes Managed Lanes Direct Access Road to Arterial Direct Transit BRT Access Ramps Station
    • Capitol Beltway HOT Lanes 9
    • Managed Lanes, Conventional I-15 ML expansion, San Diego Katy I-10 MLs, Houston I-495 Beltway HOT lanes, No. Virginia I-95/395 HOT lanes, No. Virginia I-95 express toll lanes, Baltimore I-595 express toll lanes, Ft. Lauderdale I-70 toll truck lanes (MO, IL, IN, OH)
    • Managed Lanes, Elevated Crosstown Expressway, Tampa (operational) HOT/BRT, Honolulu (proposed) Parkway East, Pittsburgh (pre-RFQ) Schuykill Expressway, Philadelphia (pre- RFQ)
    • Tampa Express Toll LanesOpen to TrafficWB - 7/06EB - 8/06Express LaneTraffic @ ForecastApproximately11,000 ADT(Peak-Hour Only)Total Traffic+2,000 ADT(Diversions fromLocal parallelNon-tolled roads)
    • Managed Lanesin Tunnels, I-635, Dallas“Longest, Widest, Mined Auto Tunnels in U.S.”Basic dimensions – 2 mile long - 30’ x 60’ wide
    • Bridges & Tunnels, Replacements Tappan Zee Bridge, NY (proposed) Seattle SR 520 Floating Bridge (proposed, federal study grant) Seattle Inland Bypass Tunnel to replace Alaskan Way Viaduct (proposed)
    • Bridges & Tunnels, New Miami Port Tunnel (winner selected) Mid-Curritick Bridge, NC (pre-RFQ) Norfolk Tunnel (RFI stage) Third Detroit-Windsor Crossing (pre- RFQ) Long Island Sound Tunnel (unsolicited proposal)
    • Long Island Sound Tunnel
    • Possible So. California Applications New toll roads: High Desert Corridor Missing links: I-710 tunnel, S. Pasadena Managed Lanes: HOT Network Toll truckway: I-710/SR 60 truckway Replaced bridge: Gerald Desmond Bridge, Long Beach New tunnels: Glendale-Palmdale; Riverside-Orange County
    • What Kinds of Toll/PPPProjects Are Being Done? Robert W. Poole, Jr. Director of Transportation Studies Reason Foundation www.reason.org/transportation