INTEGRATED TRAFFIC SIMULATION MODEL, PHASE I: VOLUME 1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This document presents a summary description of the work effort performed and of the end-product produced under the subject contract. It is written for a general audience and is oriented toward both administrative and technical personnel. This report contains three sections: 1) An introduction which reviews the utility of traffic simulation and its role as a key element in the transportation management process. The need for an integrated traffic simulation model is discussed and, finally, the objectives of the TRAF system are stated. 2) The conceptual design of TRAF is presented. Two components of the TRAF software system are identified and discussed: a) The TRAF Integrated Model and b) The TRAF Operating System. 3) A brief summary of the other volumes is presented. This volume is the first in a series of five. The others are: Vol. 2 80/087 Design of the TRAF Operating System (TOS); Vol. 3 80/088 TRAF Operating System Users Guide; Vol. 4 80/089 Revisions to UTCS-1 Traffic Simulation Model to Enhance Operational Efficiency; and Vol. 5 80/090 TRAF Operating Systems Program Documentation. (FHWA)

  • Corporate Authors:

    KLD Associates, Incorporated

    47 Mall Drive, Suite 8
    Commack, NY  United States  11725-5717

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Lieberman, E B
  • Publication Date: 1980-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 43 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00335988
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-80-086 Final Rpt., FCP 39B2-022
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-9145
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM