SURVEY OF LOS ANGELES TRAFFIC CHARACTERISTICS

DURING MAY 1956, THE TRAFFIC SURVEY PANEL OF THE VEHICLE COMBUSTION PRODUCTS SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION MADE A SURVEY OF TRAFFIC IN LOS ANGELES, WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE LOS ANGELES AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT. THE OBJECTIVE WAS TO DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC PROPORTIONS OF CERTAIN PHASES OF VEHICLE OPERATION IN THE TRAFFIC STREAM, SO THAT THE ESTIMATES OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLES TO THE SMOG PROBLEM COULD BE REFINED. SPEED DISTRIBUTION AND FUEL CONSUMPTION RECORDS WERE MADE FOR THE FOLLOWING TYPE ROUTES: (A) FREEWAY; (B) SURFACE ARTERIAL STREETS; (C) BUSINESS SECTION STREETS; AND (D) RESIDENTIAL SECTION STREETS. COMPARISONS WITH EARLIER OBSERVATIONS OF TRAFFIC CHARACTERISTICS ON CERTAIN DETROIT STREETS WERE MADE. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 36, pp 509-538, 37 FIG, 1 REF, 12 TAB, 2 APP
  • Authors:
    • STONEX, K A
  • Publication Date: 1957

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 7-11, 1957
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00223529
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: May 22 1972 12:00AM