PASSER-III-90 has been selected as the primary model for traffic operations analysis on the Surface Artery as it permits evaluation of cross street vehicle storage adequacy between the northbound and southbound Surface Artery roadways without the need to state precise signal interval, sequence, and timing. In its standard application, PASSER-III will seek an equilibrium in the volume to capacity ratios (V/C) of the critical conflicting movements at the two intersections formed by the northbound and southbound Surface Artery roadways crossing a perpendicular street. A means to incorporate the effects of significant pedestrian volume into the PASSER-III application was needed. The Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) staff has developed such a means. The CA/T method requires assumptions of cycle length, required pedestrian crossing time, and concurrent versus exclusive pedestrian phase. To compensate for unrealistically high green time, saturation flow for movements going on this phase is reduced.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • MacDonald, O J
    • Narla, SRK
    • Edwin, A K
    • Abebe, Y
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1994


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 476-480

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00716705
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1996 12:00AM