A REVISED PROCEDURE FOR THE CAPACITY ANALYSIS OF BASIC FREEWAY SECTIONS

As part of a contract sponsored by the federal highway administration, the authors developed a set of updated and revised procedures for the capacity analysis of basic freeway segments. These procedures update and revise the material in chap 9 of the 1965 highway capacity manual, based upon the results of research and studies in the subject which have taken place since the manual's publication. Revised material includes new level of service criteria, revised truck equivalents, and new equivalents for recreational vehicles.(a) is calibrated using the attribute ratings of the alternatives under the new policy conditions described in the scenario in relation to current behavior rather than stated intentions provides highly accurate predictions of the actual public reaction to new policies.(a)

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

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    Oxford OX30BW,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Roess, R P
    • Linzer, E M
    • Mcshane, W R
    • Pignataro, L J
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

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  • Accession Number: 00319542
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-028 907
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM