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Foundations of Traffic Flow Theory I: Greenshields' Legacy – Highway Traffic

Accession Number:

01109347

Record Type:

Component

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Transportation Research Board Library

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Washington, DC 20001 USA

Abstract:

This paper presents a brief history of the development of traffic flow theory, beginning with Bruce D. Greenshields, including how he performed his measurements of traffic flow and his findings concerning the relationship between speed and traffic density. It concludes with comments on the influence of Greenshields on traffic engineers and researchers around the world.

Monograph Accession #:

01109339

Language:

English

Corporate Authors:

Transportation Research Board

500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 USA

Authors:

Kuhne, Reinhart D

Pagination:

8p

Publication Date:

2008

Conference:

Symposium on the Fundamental Diagram: 75 Years (Greenshields 75 Symposium)

Location: Woods Hole Massachusetts, United States
Date: 2008-7-8 to 2008-7-10
Sponsors: Transportation Research Board

Media Type:

CD-ROM

Features:

Figures; Photos; References

Identifier Terms:

Subject Areas:

Highways; History; Operations and Traffic Management; I71: Traffic Theory

Files:

TRIS, TRB

Last Modified:

Aug 25 2008 8:11AM

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