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Journal of Advanced Transportation
Volume 2017, Article ID 6354690, 12 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6354690
Research Article

Optimal Corridor Selection for a Road Space Management Strategy: Methodology and Tool

Texas A&M Transportation Institute, 110 N Davis Drive, Suite 106, Arlington, TX 76013, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Sushant Sharma; ude.umat@amrahs-s

Received 5 July 2016; Accepted 10 October 2016; Published 11 January 2017

Academic Editor: Sunder Lall Dhingra

Copyright © 2017 Sushant Sharma. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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