URBAN TRAFFIC CONTROL AND BUS PRIORITY SYSTEM. VOL. 1. DESIGN AND INSTALLATION

THIS REPORT PRESENTS A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE SYSTEM DESIGN STUDIES, ANALYSES, TRAFFIC SURVEYS, GEOMETRIC SURVEYS AND TRADEOFF STUDIES WHICH WERE CONDUCTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UTCS/BPS PROGRAM, AND WHICH RESULTED IN THE SELECTION OF SYSTEM COMPONENTS AND PARAMETERS WHICH COMPRISE THE FIRST-GENERATION UTCS/BPS CENTRALIZED COMPUTER-BASED TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM. THE RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS PRESENTED HEREIN HIGHLIGHT THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE VARIOUS COMPONENTS AND PARAMETERS CONSIDERED. THE BASIS FOR SELECTION FOR THE UTCS/BPS IS INDICATED IN EACH CASE. THIS REPORT THUS SERVES AS A GUIDE IN CONFIGURING AND SPECIFYING A TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM WHEN ON-STREET DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS AFFECTING A SPECIFIC APPLICATION ARE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Sperry Rand Corporation

    Sperry Systems Management Division
    Great Neck, NY  USA  11020
  • Publication Date: 1972-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 367 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00225061
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-73- 9 Final Rpt., FCP 32B1-022
  • Contract Numbers: FH-11-7605
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1976 12:00AM