COST EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSYT--COMPUTED SIGNAL SETTINGS

This description of Montgomery, Alabama's experience with TRANSYT seeks to aid other cities decide 1) whether TRANSYT may be a cost-effective tool as compared to manual analyses or the do-nothing alternative, and 2) whether TRANSYT procedures may be carried out by a city's own forces. The emphasis is on administrative concerns of input workload requirements and computer costs. Available indications of the effectiveness of the TRANSYT timing in reducing delay are also presented. The article is winner of the Southern Section ITE Best Technical Paper Award of 1977. /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Transportation Engineers

    1627 Eye Street, NW, Suite 600
    Washington, DC  USA  20006
  • Authors:
    • Weldon, T P
    • Parsonson, P S
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 17-22
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167907
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM