EFFECTIVE TRANSPORT OPERATION IN THE HIGHWAY SYSTEM

The report describes work by the Transport Operations Research Group, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, on traffic control and bus operations, and sets it in the context of other related work. The benefits of urban traffic control are outlined, current possibilities and the results of recent research in this field, and the capacity of signal-controlled junctions, are considered. Techniques for giving priority to buses at traffic signals are outlined. A framework for the study of many of the principal aspects of the operation of urban bus routes is set out, and illustrated by results from a range of studies. Research into the possibility of using traffic control to influence the traffic pattern is briefly examined. /TRRL/

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    Whitehall Technical Press Limited

    Wrotham Place
    Wrotham, Sevenoaks, Kent ME14 1PE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • ALLSOP, R E
    • Chapman, R A
    • Ferguson, J A
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 2-8
  • Serial:
    • Highway Engineer
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: Whitehall Press Limited
    • ISSN: 0306-6452

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183436
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1981 12:00AM