A COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR INTERSECTION CAPACITY

THIS IS SECOND IN A SERIES OF SIX ARTICLES DEALING WITH TRAFFIC ENGINEERING, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HIGHWAY CAPACITY. THE ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE DETAILS OF A FORTRAN COMPUTER PROGRAM DEVELOPED TO DETERMINE THE INTERSECTION CAPACITY. THE SERVICE VOLUME IN VEHICLES PER HOUR IS SHOWN TO BE A FUNCTION OF VARIOUS PARAMETERS, E.G., APPROACH VOLUME IN VEHICLES PER HOUR BASED ON APPROACH WIDTH AND LOAD FACTOR, GREEN PHASE TIME TO CYCLE TIME RATIO, DIFFERENT ADJUSTMENT FACTORS BASED ON METROPOLITAN AREA SIZE AND PEAK HOUR FACTOR LOCATION OF AREA, PERCENT LEFT AND RIGHT TURNS, PERCENT TRUCKS AND THROUGH BUSES, ETC. /ORMS/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 38, No 4, PP 42-48
  • Authors:
    • May, A D
    • Ahlborn, G
    • Collins, F L
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00227888
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Operations Research Management Science
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 16 1971 12:00AM