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... 9Intersection design geometry should permit the safe and efficient movement of cars, buses, trucks, pedestrians, and bicyclists. It should consider the characteristics of all users, the surrounding environment, and appropriate public agency policies and resources.
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... modern buses (with overhang) require up to 51 feet outside turning radius.
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... AASHTO publishes templates that delineate minimum turning radii and suggest paths for each design vehicle. These templates should be used to check the provision of adequate maneuvering space.
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... Design Speed Roadway and busway intersections and alignment features depend upon the designated design speed, i.e., the speed selected to establish the geometric features of the roadway. Design speed depends upon the functional class of the roadway, topography, and land use.
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... A general guide is to provide at least two berths for each direction at busway stations. Pedestrian Capacity Levels Pedestrian service levels and capacities are key inputs into designing bus stops/stations, walkways, stairways leading to and from stations, and general pedestrian movements in the station and intersection influence areas.

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