COMPUTER TRAFFIC CONTROL. A REPORT OF THE WORKSHOP HELD MARCH 20-22, 1974, SPRING HILL CONFERENCE, WAYZATA, MINNESOTA

Papers were presented on the state-of-the-art in street traffic control by computers, freeway surveillance and control by computers, and algorithms for computer traffic control. Research and development needs in the general area of computer traffic control were discussed. The application of computers to the control of traffic on city streets has been underway for 15 years, and to the control of traffic on freeways for 10 years. Those metropolitan centers which have installed successful computer traffic control systems have found that all segments of traffic, including buses, private cars, and even pedestrians benefit from improved traffic flow. The improved flow decreases fuel consumption and air pollution. Numerous metropolitan centers are considering or planning computer traffic control installations.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN  United States  55455

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Gerlough, D L
    • Kamar, KSP
  • Publication Date: 1974-3-22

Media Info

  • Pagination: 68 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133303
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/TST-74/28
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 23 1976 12:00AM