Bus Rapid Transit Appendix

Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan Online Appendix

Appendix 1: Decision Approaches (pdf, 811KB)

  • a discussion of the travel demand forecasting model
  • a discussion of the scenarios tested

Appendix 2: Findings (pdf, 2MB)

  • regionwide assessment of a BRT system
  • countywide assessment of a BRT system
  • corridor-level assessment of a BRT system
  • link-level assessment of a BRT system

Appendix 3: Lane Repurposing Analysis (pdf, 642KB)

  • person throughout analysis
  • traffic lane capacity
  • person throughput rationale
  • traffic impacts

Appendix 4: Analysis of Corridors Not recommended for Inclusion in the Functional Plan (pdf, 931KB)

  • description and analysis of eight corridors studied but not recommended

Appendix 5: Bikeway Recommendations (pdf, 467KB)

  • an analysis of whether additional bikeway recommendations should be included in the Functional Plan

Appendix 6: Stormwater Management (pdf, 748KB)

  • an overview of various types of stormwater management

Appendix 7: Historic Resources (pdf, 195KB)

  • potential impacts to county-listed historic resources

Appendix 8: Parks (pdf, 209KB)

  • potential impacts to M-NCPPC parks

Appendix 9: Travel Demand Forecasting Model Documentation (pdf, 6.7MB)

  • discussion of the MDAAII model (also used for the Purple Line and Corridor Cities Transitway)
  • non-included attributes of bus rapid transit
  • modeling scenarios
  • appendices from the Purple Line travel demand forecasting documentation

Appendix 10: Initial Recommendations from the Consultant (pdf,486KB)

  • theoretical traffic lane capacity
  • guidance from the Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual
  • minimum link ridership for dedicated lanes
  • district level analysis
  • traffic analysis testing lane repurposing on Georgia Avenue
  • traffic analysis testing median transitway on Rockville Pike

Appendix 11: BRT Typical Sections (pdf, 861KB)

  • typical sections based on location (intersection, intersection with station, mid-block)
  • typical sections based on lane dedication (concurrent flow curb lanes, reversible one-way median, two-way median)
  • typical sections based on area type (urban, suburban)
  • typical sections based on availability of right-of-way (preferred, constrained)

Appendix 12: BRT Corridor Function Assessment (pdf, 2.5MB)

  • an assessment of the corridor types, including activity center corridors and commuter/express corridors

Appendix 13: BRT Station Typology (pdf, 2.9MB)

  • a description of the different types of BRT stations
Last Updated: September 27, 2018