RECENT DEVELOPMENT OF URBAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT IN THE PACIFIC RIM COUNTRIES

In places like Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan in South-East Asia, remarkable and continuous increase in the Gross Domestic Product brought about by the rapid growth of economy has accelerated the increase of car ownership and inevitably resulted in unrestrained expansion in travel demand. Severe traffic congestion has become a common problem for the major metropolitan areas of these countries. Government officials are urgently searching for means to improve their urban mobility. Apart from huge amount of investments on the basic infrastructure developments, they also desire to improve traffic operation in maximizing the effective use of existing roadway by using modern traffic control technology. This paper presents recent developments in these countries in effective urban traffic management system implementation.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: v.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00629378
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 12 1993 12:00AM