Government Contract | District of Columbia
Guidance for the Setting of Speed Limits

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000417344

Bid Title: Guidance for the Setting of Speed Limits

Agency Bid No. Title: NCHRP 17-76

Received Date: 11/16/2015

Close Date: 01/05/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Washington, District of Columbia

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The objectives of this research are to (1) identify and describe factors that influence operating speed and (2) provide guidance to make informed decisions related to establishing speed limits on roadways. The guidance should address the following, at a minimum: 1. An approach for determining the relationship between operating, design, posted and statutory speeds and how the differences among them impact safety performance. This may also include quantitative and/or qualitative models to predict the safety performance associated with the differences between operating, posted, statutory and design speeds. 2. Identification and classification of nationwide data including, but not limited to, geometric design, access density, signal density, traffic volume characteristics, and enforcement practices that may impact operating speed. 3. An analysis of the 85th percentile speed and other statistical measures and factors as appropriate methods for setting speed limits.

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Product Code: 91893

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Transportation Research Board (TRB)

State: District of Columbia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Mark S. Bush The National Academies, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001

Phone: 202-334-1646




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