THE INTEGRATED TRAFFIC CONTROL AND MOTORIST INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE SECOND NATIONAL FREEWAY IN TAIWAN
The first freeway traffic control system in the Taiwan area was established in 1984 with the Sun Yat-Sen National Freeway, six years after the highway was opened to traffic. Some distinguishing features of the system are: (1) enhanced traffic management and safety control of freeway tunnels (including strict control of travel quality in tunnels); mitigation and dissipation of traffic congestion through fast detection, verification of and response to incidents; and automatic extinction of fires; (2) traffic diversion and guidance on freeway/interchange areas; (3) ramp control on congested freeway segments; (4) a high-capacity fiber-optic communication network; and (5) upgrading of automated traffic management functions in a central computer system.
- First in a series on Management of Traffic Systems conducted by Alberto J. Santiago and Sam Yagar on behalf of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Washington, DC United States 20590
- HO, C-H
- Large Urban Systems. Proceedings of the Advanced Traffic Management Conference
- Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
- Date: 1993-10-3 to 1993-10-8
- Publication Date: 1993-10
- Pagination: v.p.
- TRT Terms: Driver information systems; Freeways; Highway traffic; Incident detection; Ramp metering; Traffic control
- Geographic Terms: Taiwan
- Old TRIS Terms: Freeway traffic; Traffic control systems
- Subject Areas: Highways; Operations and Traffic Management; Public Transportation; I73: Traffic Control;
- Accession Number: 00662958
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jul 12 1994 12:00AM