REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ANALYSIS

A DIGEST IS PRESENTED OF THE PRINCIPAL CONCLUSIONS OF THE COMMITTEE SINCE ITS INCEPTION, COVERING TRAFFIC CENSUS, TRANSPORT SURVEY, VEHICLE SATURATION POINT, RIGHT-OF-WAY, ELIMINATION OF POINTS OF CONGESTION, TRAFFIC NEEDS, FOUR LANE ROADWAY, TRAFFIC PREDICTION, TRAFFIC THROUGH CONGESTION AREAS, IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS, LOCAL VS. FOREIGN USE OF HIGHWAYS, HIGHWAY CLASSIFICATIONS, MINIMUM SPEED, AND WEIGHT RESTRICTION. THE REPORT ALSO PRESENTS SOME STUDIES OF: TIME RATE AND CAPACITY FOR TWO-LANE, THREE-LANE AND FOUR-LANE ROADWAYS; TIME LOSS AT GRADE CROSSINGS AND THROUGH SMALL VILLAGES ON MAIN TRAVEL ROUTES; TIME RATE OF BY-PASS AROUND CENTERS OF POPULATION; EFFECT OF CURVES, STEEP HILLS, NARROW BRIDGES, ROADS UNDER REPAIR, CROSS ROADS, SCHOOL ZONES ETC., ON CARRYING CAPACITY; FUTURE OF MOTOR TRUCK AND OMNIBUS TRAFFIC AND DEVELOPMENT OF COMMON CARRIER BUSINESS; AUTOMOBILE OWNERSHIP AND USE OF HIGHWAYS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 7, Part I, PP 229-247, 3 FIG, 3 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Hamlin, G E
  • Publication Date: 1928

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 1-2, 1927. Part I: Reports of Research Committees and of Special Investigations and Papers
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00227988
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 1 1971 12:00AM