Managed Lanes / Tolling Systems

The intricacies of managed lanes are many: tolling systems and congestion pricing; planning; engineering; constructing; and operating challenges.

Kimley-Horn has a wide variety of best practices from designing and implementing many operational and proposed managed lanes in the U.S. Our years of experience give us detailed knowledge of tolling system strategies and infrastructure that has led to an unparalleled record of successfully constructed and operational facilities nationwide. Leverage our best practices and methods for implementing managed lanes.

Planning for Design

While managed lanes such as HOVs have been around for decades, the potential for advanced applications using new technologies has multiplied. At Kimley-Horn, we continuously evaluate new technologies for potential to solve our clients’ transportation issues. This includes not only the technical and institutional areas, but also the policy and outreach elements that are essential to a successful managed lanes program.

A Complete View

Our expertise and involvement in the managed lanes and open road tolling systems arena starts with feasibility studies and extends though construction and integration stages. Crucial elements are defined during the planning stages of a managed lanes program, creating a seamless process for delivery of each phase of the managed lanes system. Led by our detailed tolling infrastructure and systems design, our system testing and acceptance, and finally our operations and management guidance, managed lanes plans become reality as HOV/HOT lanes, Variable Pricing Schemes, Communications Backhaul Systems, Tolling System Electrical and Systems Infrastructure, Tolling System Integrator interfaces, Construction Assistance and Oversight, and Integration Testing and Acceptance Testing work to improve your region’s transportation congestion.

Our in-house experts are passionate about fulfilling our clients vision for their transportation system’s future.