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Speed change lanes (Pmrcpmt)

Definition
Auxiliary lanes, including tapered areas, primarily for the acceleration or deceleration of vehicles entering or leaving the through traveled way. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Traffic lanes (Pmrcpm)
Narrower Terms
Acceleration lanes (Pmrcpmtb)
Deceleration lanes (Pmrcpmtd)
Passing lanes (Pmrcpmtp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Approach lanes (Pmrcpma)
Auxiliary lanes (Pmrcpmb)
Bicycle lanes (Pmrcpmc)
General purpose lanes (Pmrcpmd)
Climbing lanes (Pmrcpme)
Contraflow lanes (Pmrcpmg)
Downgrade lanes (Pmrcpmh)
Express lanes (Pmrcpmi)
High occupancy vehicle lanes (Pmrcpmj)
Lane drops (Pmrcpmk)
Managed lanes (Pmrcpml)
Median lanes (Pmrcpmm)
Reversible traffic lanes (Pmrcpmr)
Truck lanes (Pmrcpmv)
Turning lanes (Pmrcpmx)