Feasibility Study on Motor Cycle Lanes in Visakhapatnam City
K.V. Rama Krishna Rao1, K. Durga Rani2, S.S.S.V. Gopala Raju3
1K.V Rama Krishna Rao,  M. Tech Student, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
2Dr. K.Durga Rani,  Professor, Civil Engineering Dept, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
3Dr. SSSV Gopala Raju,  Professor, Civil Engineering Department, MVGR College of Engineering, Vizianagaram, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
Manuscript received on March 26, 2014. | Revised Manuscript received on April 19, 2014. | Manuscript published on April 30, 2014. | PP: 310-312  | Volume-3, Issue-4, April 2014. | Retrieval Number:  D3003043414/2013©BEIESP

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Abstract: The present study addresses a comprehensive analysis and feasibility of motor cycle lanes in two important city roads, “CMR central to Thatichetlapalem via., Gurudwara junction”, and “Jagadamba junction to old post office via., Poorna market in Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation[GVMC]” which are carrying 52% and 55% of motor cycles in total traffic. The paper discusses the basic understanding of travel time benefits and travel comfort by separating two wheeler motor cycle traffic from mixed traffic.
Keywords: Exclusive motor cycle lanes, Inclusive motor cycle lanes, Motor cycle traffic, Mixed traffic.