PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS HELD AT BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA ON AUGUST 6-9, 1979. VOLUME 2A: KEYNOTE ADDRESSES; CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES

Contents: A local traffic control policy which automatically maximizes the overall travel capacity of an urban road network; Capacity and timing calculation methods for signalized intersections; A new method of traffic-responsive control of traffic signals; Algorithms for the computer control of urban traffic; Assessment by observation and by simulation studies of the interest of different methods of bus preemption at traffic lights; Strategic concepts in residential neighborhood traffic control; A systematic approach to the derivation of driver information requirements in work zones; Current research in planning work zone traffic control; Advance treatment of no-passing zones for safety; Strategies and effectiveness of traffic control systems on freeways in the Federal Republic of Germany; Self-sufficient control of speed on freeways; Reducing travel time by freeway ramp metering especially when peak traffic demand exceeds corridor capacity; Automatic incident detection; and Incident detection in Europe.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB80-105091, and Volume 2B, PB80-180698. Sponsored in part by Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. Also pub. as ISSN-0192-4117.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Transportation Studies Library
    Berkeley, CA  United States  94720

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

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  • Pagination: 320 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314021
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCB-ITS-P-79-4
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1981 12:00AM