URBAN HIGHWAY ROUTE EVALUATION

THE SURVEY PROCEDURE CONTAINED IN THE HIGHWAY CAPACITY MANUAL CONSIDERED VEHICLE SPEEDS, ACCIDENTS, AND ANTICIPATED THIRTIETH-HIGHEST-HOUR VOLUMES OF EQUAL IMPORTANCE WITH CAPACITY IN RATING TRAFFIC-CARRYING CHARACTERISTICS OF A CITY STREET. THE URBAN-HIGHWAY-CAPACITY SURVEY SEEKS TO ISOLATE THE ORIGIN AND CAUSES OF THE TRAFFIC PROBLEM. IT EXPLORES RELATIVELY INEXPENSIVE WAYS IN WHICH RELIEF CAN BE ATTAINED FOR THE NEXT 10- OR 15-YEAR PERIOD BY THE EFFICIENT USE OF EXISTING STREET FACILITIES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 31, pp 425 - 429, 5 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Higgins, H C
    • Dunn, R E
  • Publication Date: 1952

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 15-18, 1952
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200468
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 8 1971 12:00AM