FEASIBILITY STUDY ON A FREEWAY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR THE MONTREAL REGION. FINAL REPORT

This report synthesizes a feasibility study for a Freeway Traffic Management System (FTMS) in Montreal. The study covered the evaluation of traffic problems, elaboration of management strategies, clarification and evaluation of system alternatives and, finally, specification of an implementation plan. Five first level strategies were kept for evaluation: incident management, ramp diversion, changeable message signs, ramp metering and lane metering. Five second level strategies were added: traffic data management, communication and coordination, trip planning, highway advisory radio and in-vehicle route guidance. In the light of various evaluations, the recommended system includes: a control centre, automatic incident detection and data collection system, changeable message signs system and finally a communication network allowing transmission of necessary data.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    SNC/DeLuC/Joint Venture

    2 Place Felix-Martin
    Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1Z3,   Canada 
  • Publication Date: 1988-3-31

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 93 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00605759
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0-662-17402-X
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TP 8955E (TDC), RTQ-88-13
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1991 12:00AM