The research program "Improving The Residential Street Environment" deals with control and restraint or management of traffic on local residential streets. This State of The Art report covers current practices in this field through 1978. The report assesses the performance of various control devices to affect traffic on existing residential streets (as opposed to initial design features of new Subdivisions). Included are diagonal diverters, half-diverters, cul-de-sacs, median barriers, speed bumps and undulations, stop signs, rumble strips and many other measures. The report also details techniques for developing neighborhood traffic control plans including community involvement and technical evaluation elements. (FHWA)

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  • Corporate Authors:

    De Leuw, Cather and Company

    120 Howard Street
    San Francisco, CA  United States  94120

    DKS Associates

    405 14th Street
    Oakland, CA  United States  94612

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Smith Jr, D T
    • Appleyard, D
  • Publication Date: 1980-12

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 181 p.

Subject/Index Terms

  • Subject Areas: Highways; Operations and Traffic Management;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00335587
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-80- 92, HS-032 648, FCP 31A1-724
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-9309
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1982 12:00AM