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Design speed (Bthsv)

Definition
A selected speed used to determine the various geometric design features of the roadway. The assumed design speed should be a logical one with respect to the topography, anticipated operating speed, the adjacent land use, and the functional classification of highway. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Traffic speed (Bths)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Operating speed (Bthsb)
Speed distribution (Bthsd)
Speed and delay studies (Bthse)
Traffic speed measurement (Bthsm)
Free flow speeds (Bthsq)
Running speed (Bthsr)
Spot speed (Bthss)
Speed data (Bthst)