DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF MAXIMUM-CAR TECHNIQUE FOR MEASURING TRAVEL TIME

A TECHNIQUE IS DEVELOPED TO MEASURE TRAVEL TIME AND DELAY ALONG SECTIONS OF ROADWAY, WHICH APPEARS MORE VERSATILE THAN THE LICENSE-PLATE-MATCHING, AVERAGE-CAR, AND FLOATING-CAR METHODS. IT IS CALLED THE MAXIMUM-CAR TECHNIQUE WHICH GIVES A CONSTANT MEASURABLE CONSEQUENCE THAT IS STANDARD IN ANY GIVEN SET OF PHYSICAL CONDITIONS. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THIS MAXIMUM-CAR METHOD CAN BE ADOPTED TO BEFORE AND AFTER CONGESTION STUDIES, TO ROUTE SELECTION AND ROADWAY GEOMETRY STUDIES AND MANY MORE.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Motor vehicle speed, volume, weight and travel times
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00227786
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:36AM