TRAFFIC SIGNALS AND THE DYNAMIC CONTROL OF TRAFFIC

LOS SEMAFOROS Y EL CONTROL DINAMICO DEL TRANSITO

THIS VOLUME COLLECTS THE PAPERS PRESENTED AT A SEMINAR ON THE TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY. THE THEMES COVERED ARE AS FOLLOWS: (1) EVOLUTION IN TRAFFIC SIGNALS. (2) CONTROL OF A JUNCTION, TYPES OF CONTROL, CRITERIA FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SIGNALS, CONTROL PROGRAM AND EQUIPMENT. (3) COORDINATION OF JUNCTIONS (SYSTEMS), QUEUES AND STUDY OF ONE-WAY STREETS. (4) TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS: DECENTRALISED SYSTEMS, TOTAL CENTRALISATION, HIERARCHICAL CENTRALISATION, TRANSMISSION SUB-SYSTEMS, LOCAL AND CENTRAL SUB-SYSTEMS, COST ANALYSIS. (5) TRAFFIC ENGINEERING STUDY: PRELIMINARY INSPECTION OF ZONE; LIMITATION OF THE AREA TO BE CONTROLLED; COMPILATION AND ANALYSIS OF INFORMATION; PROPOSAL OF MEASURES FOR TRAFFIC PLANNING; DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. (6) SYSTEMS ENGINEERING APPLICABLE TO TRAFFIC CONTROL: STUDY OF VEHICLE FLOW IN URBAN NETWORKS; CONVENTIONAL REGULATIONS; APPLICATION OF DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING. (7) PRESENTATION OF A SERIES OF PROGRAMS CURRENTLY OPERATIONAL IN THE CITY OF MEXICO; DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE LANGUAGE USED; IT COLLECTS TRAFFIC DATA BY MEANS OF DETECTORS, ACCUMULATES OR INTEGRATES THESE DATA, CALCULATES CYCLE TIME FOR EACH ZONE AND DISTRIBUTION FOR EACH JUNCTION, CALCULATES COORDINATION AS A FUNCTION OF THE DATA AND DISPATCHES AN OPERATIONAL PROGRAM TO THE TRAFFIC SIGNALS IN THE STREETS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    REPRESENTACIONES Y SERVICIOS DE INGENIERIA SA

    APARTADO POSTAL 70-180
    MEXICO,   Mexico 
  • Authors:
    • Aldape, R
    • JALLE, J
    • Garcia, J
    • DOMINGUEZ, L
    • MARTINEZ, A
    • RAMIREZ, J L
  • Publication Date: 1976

Language

  • Spanish

Media Info

  • Pagination: 228P

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01299144
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 6:59AM