SELECTING DIGITAL COMPUTER SIGNAL SYSTEMS

THIS REPORT INTRODUCES THE PRACTICING TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO COMPUTER TRAFFIC-SIGNAL-SYSTEM CAPABILITIES AND COSTS. IT PRESENTS COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS FOR FIXED TIME SYSTEMS, AS WELL AS DIGITAL COMPUTER SYSTEMS. DISCUSSIONS ARE PRESENTED ON TRAFFIC-SIGNAL-SYSTEM COMPONENTS, AND INCLUDE INFORMATION ON SURVEILLANCE, INTERSECTION HARDWARE, COMMUNICATION, AND CENTRAL COMPUTER CONTROL SUBSYSTEMS, AND AVAILABLE ALTERNATIVES. BENEFITS FROM EXISTING COMPUTER INSTALLATIONS INDICATE THE GENERAL DEGREE OF IMPROVEMENTS THAT CAN BE EXPECTED IN FUTURE INSTALLATIONS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • RPT NO FHWA-RD-72-20
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Stockfisch, C R
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Pagination: 76 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00226834
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 3 1974 12:00AM