TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT; METHODS, APPLICATIONS, PRODUCTS

THE TECHNIQUES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR ESTIMATING LOADS ON TRANSPORTATION NETWORK ARE PRESENTED. THESE INCLUDE TRIP INTERCHANGES ASSIGNED TO MINIMUM PATHS, TRAFFIC DIVERSION THEORIES, CAPACITY RESTRAINT, A MULTI ROUTE PROBABILISTIC APPROACH, DIRECT TRAFFIC ESTIMATION, AS WELL AS SMALL AREA ASSIGNMENTS USING THE NEWLY DEVELOPED "MICRO ASSIGNMENT," ADAPTATION OF NETWORK METHODS AND OTHER SIMULATION TECHNIQUES. OPERATIONAL DECISIONS SUCH AS THE SELECTION OF ZONES AND NETWORK, SELECTION OF NETWORK IMPEDANCE VALUES, AND THE TRIP LOADING - ADJUSTMENT PROCESS, ARE DISCUSSED. THE APPLICATION OF TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT TECHNIQUES AS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE FIELD IS DESCRIBED IN RELATION TO URBAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AS WELL AS TO STATEWIDE AND NATIONAL SYSTEMS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    COMSIS Corp

    Mountain View, CA  USA 
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Pagination: 205 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00228445
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 23 1982 12:00AM