INTERSECTION CAPACITY 1974: AN OVERVIEW

This paper presents an overview of intersection capacity as of 1974. A brief background is given of the 1950 and 1965 U.S. Highway Capacity Manuals, and comparisons are made of the English and Australian manuals. The activities of the TRB Intersection Capacity Subcommittee are traced. These activities include the evaluation of the current HCM approach and investigation of alternative approaches. The Intersection Capacity Subcommittee identified and selected top-priority research needs. The results of the evaluation process and the 10 top-priority research topics are given. Each of the 10 topics is discussed. Comments are given and some initial analytical work is described.

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  • Accession Number: 00099497
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM